How to customize Windows 10 start menu to make it comfortable

At a first glance on the new operating system start menu, it seems to be very awkward with a lot of unneeded staff. However, after giving it some more thought, it appears that you can configure it so, that it will be even more comfortable than the old one. How should the perfect menu look like? - When user opens it, he should get the fastest access to any program on PC, and new start menu can be customized for that purpose!
1   Remove all unnecessary items.
2   Hide the list of applications.
3   Pin all the needed shortcuts.
4   Create groups for different program types.
That's all you need to do. This way you can get a start menu with the fastest possible access to applications. It will take some time to configure it, but in the end it will be quite useful.