Optimum Control
Restaurant Inventory Management Software

Optimum Control is your complete restaurant inventory management software solution. For 20 years, Optimum Control has helped establishments of all sizes save money on food and bar inventory management. From recipe and food costing to staff scheduling to ordering and purchasing, our restaurant software has everything you need to boost profits and productivity.

Optimum Control

Your complete restaurant and bar software solution

Whether you’re running a restaurant or lounge, starting a catering business or expanding your franchise to a multi-unit chain, Optimum Control is your best inventory software solution. Easy to integrate with your existing restaurant POS system and to use from your desktop or mobile device, our restaurant inventory app and management software solutions will optimize control of your business and bottom line.




Increase and maintain your margins and eliminate costly errors to reduce food and labour costs and increase profits!



Track your actual versus theoretical variances on all food and bar inventory items with precision – no more guesswork!



Simple, easy-to-use restaurant computer software design and dedicated support – your entire team can learn and use our inventory app and software with minimal training to achieve maximum results.



Complete inventory management software solution – gain operational visibility across your entire hierarchy to drive and maintain optimal restaurant management performance.

Easy, Intuitive, Powerful. Period.

Optimum Control is designed to be an easy-to-use restaurant inventory management software and app to help owners maximize profits through exact recipe and food costing, cutting down on waste, reducing staff hours and tracking food and bar inventory more effectively. Take control of your inventory with Optimum Control!

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Your best way to track and control food costing

Join thousands of customers globally, saving time and money with accurate recipe and food costing, using Optimum Control hospitality software.

“I have used many other food cost software programs in my career, but Optimum Control is by far the best. Terrific integration, easy to use across single or multi units, great reporting, and most importantly, verifiable cost savings and outstanding Customer Service from a Canadian Company!”

– Geeve Sandhu, Owner

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Features & Benefits

Work smarter and simplify your workflow. Let Optimum Control do the heavy lifting in your restaurant and bar inventory management, lowering costs and maximizing profits. There are dozens of reasons to choose our inventory management software and app to boost your business and productivity:

Recipe and Food Costing

Recipe and Food Costing

  • Determine the exact cost for every food and bar recipe on your menu.
  • Include detailed preparation instructions along with pictures of the recipe.
  • Calculate selling price based on target cost percentage.
  • Calculate nutritional analysis and allergens on every menu item.
Sales Analysis

Sales Analysis

  • Analyze the theoretical cost of goods.
  • Import item sales from most POS systems.
  • Itemize waste by raw item or finished recipe.
  • Create a cost-of-goods report daily.
  • Cost-out catering and banquet services.
Ordering & Purchasing

Ordering & Purchasing

  • Order from multiple suppliers at once.
  • Export orders to many popular suppliers.
  • Track price changes with flow through to all recipes.
  • Import invoices electronically.


  • Count your food and bar inventory by full case, split case and even recipe units.
  • Customize count sheets to match your inventory storage locations.
  • Enter counts for as many locations per item as needed.
  • Detail amounts of batch recipes on hand.
  • Value inventory using FIFO, Last Cost or Average Cost.


OC Pro is the leading all-in-one restaurant inventory management software. Get complete control over food costing, recipe costing, ordering and more.

OC Enterprise is our powerful web-based restaurant inventory app designed to manage and sync items and recipes from a central database for all your stores. The perfect solution for Multi-Chain Restaurants.

OC Premier includes all the fundamental restaurant software solutions of OC Pro, with the ability to add additional revenue centers. The perfect solution for Casinos, Golf Courses and Hotels.

OC Mobile is a powerful inventory tool that allows you to facilitate counting inventory on your mobile device.

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