Independent Restaurant Solutions

We’ve streamlined inventory management processes to help you save time, cut costs, and maximize profits without sacrificing accuracy.

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Recipe and Liquor Costing

  • Determine the optimal selling price on every menu item by setting your desired cost percentage.
  • Build menu items and batch recipes quickly and easily.
  • Develop new menus in minutes, not hours.
  • Identify portion costs and yields for precise recipe management on all batch recipes.
  • Create recipe cards or menu books for all of your recipes.
  • Identify how price changes on each menu are impacting overall food cost.

Inventory Control

  • Manage inventory in a fraction of the time.
  • Slash inventory count and valuation times using printed counted sheets or iOS devices.
  • Know closing inventory values instantly using FIFO, Last Cost, or Average Cost.
  • Save time by customizing count sheets to match storage areas using drag-and-drop functionality.
  • Assign multiple storage locations and different inventory count units for greater accuracy in stock counting (e.g. count mozzarella cheese in the cooler by the case, by the pound, or by the ounce in any storage area – Optimum Control will summarize all locations and counts automatically.)

Purchasing and Ordering

  • Update stock levels, price changes, and recipe costs.
  • Work confidently – invoices will not save until the totals are balanced.
  • Search box can be filtered by name or order code.
  • Detail general expenses such as delivery charges, utilities, etc.
  • Request credits for stock “sent back” – detailing the amount and reason for return.
  • Purchase multiple pack sizes from suppliers
  • Analyze unit costs between suppliers, and know which is the best way to buy.
  • Export purchase transactions to many popular accounting systems.

Catering and Banquets

  • Plan and cost out an even with the easy-to-use Catering Wizard.
  • Calculate the cost of an event based on your selling price, cover price, or cost percentage.
  • Replace any meal options to achieve an ideal cost.
  • Print out a confirmation with a detailed list of everything the client has ordered.
  • Any special instructions will be displayed on the confirmation.
  • Keep a detailed file of every event you plan.
  • Prepare a shopping list of everything you need to order for the event.
  • View a detailed list of the cost to order all items.
  • Extract all of the stock you will need for this event out of your inventory.

Take control of your inventory. Get started with Optimum Control.
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