Bars & Lounges

Optimum Control is a leading inventory solution for bars and lounges – know exactly what was served vs. what should have been served. Our powerful tracking and reporting systems help you reduce over-pour and shrinkage – putting your profits back where they belong.

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Inventory Control

  • Control all beer, liquor, wine, and bar supply costs.
  • Customize count sheets to match your liquor inventory room or add BIN numbers as the locations to make inventory counting efficient.
  • Barcode scanning with iOS devices is available to reduce count times.
  • Count stock in multiple bottle or case sizes.
  • Beverage managers can easily maintain strict control over their inventory to maximize profits while ensuring proper procedures and portioning are maintained.

Recipe Costing

  • Know your menu and drink recipes – crucial knowledge to maximizing your profit.
  • Cost out your drink recipes and detail pricing to optimize profitability.
  • Make proactive decisions in order to increase profits and reduce costs.
  • Full reporting including detailed actual vs. ideal and costing details for every recipe.
  • Import beverage sales from most POS systems.

Purchasing and Ordering

  • Order accurately and efficiently using current sales trends and par levels to ensure you have product available while not locking up excess dollars in inventory.
  • Forecast orders based on par levels, usage-per-day, or sales volume.
  • For multiple suppliers, bids can be received and Optimum Control can select the best bid price for ordering.
  • Add multiple pack sizes and suppliers on the fly, and deal with substitutions quickly and efficiently.
  • Purchases are easily entered by name or order code and any price changes are automatically updated throughout the system.
  • Request credits and reconcile with the click of a button.
  • All purchases can be exported to popular accounting systems.


  • Usage Information Reports –  know your exact usage on every beer, wine, and liquor in your inventory and look for problem areas and items to recount quickly, and easily, saving hours of time every inventory cycle.
  • Menu Engineering Report – highlights your best and worst performers, based on costing and sales.
  • Sales Mix Reports – import your sales from your POS system and Optimum Control will calculate your costs and margins for every drink you sell. Those impacting your bottom line are easily identified.
  • Purchase Detail Report – know what was purchased from who, which invoices and when; each purchase is easily tracked as to what was paid, and how much was added to stock.
  • Over 70 reports available – including price variance reports, beer, liquor, and wine costs vs. sales, and even problem recipes.


  • Gain complete control over the security levels and access of employees.
  • Security can be set up to determine which windows and reports can be access by different employees.

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