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Take the Worry Out of Weekly Food InventoryTake the Worry Out of Weekly Food Inventory
by Joe Erickson
Most independent restaurants calculate their food cost only once a month. Yet, virtually all the major chain restaurants calculate their food cost each week. According to industry averages, chain rest . . . more >>

 
Measurable Improvement: A Three-Phase Approach to Increasing Profits With Food Cost Control SystemsMeasurable Improvement: A Three-Phase Approach to Increasing Profits With Food Cost Control Systems
by Joe Erickson
You absolutely must have systems in place for every phase of your operation. In this article we'll discuss the systems and controls necessary for controlling food and beverage cost, many of which are . . . more >>

 
DOWNLOAD: Weekly Prime Cost WorksheetsDOWNLOAD: Weekly Prime Cost Worksheets
Calculating prime cost every week is one of the profitable activities any restaurant can do. If prime cost is too high it's VERY difficult for any restaurant to generate a profit. Our weekly prime cos . . . more >>

 
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant P&L TemplatesDOWNLOAD: Restaurant P&L Templates
A profit and loss statement represents the end result of all of your efforts from marketing to operations to cost control. These sample summary and detailed P&L templates will give you ideas and a sta . . . more >>

 
How to Make Your Profit-&-Loss Statement One of Your Most Important Management ToolsHow to Make Your Profit-&-Loss Statement One of Your Most Important Management Tools
by Jim Laube
Financially astute operators know that every decision and activity that takes place on the operational side of their restaurant is eventually reflected in their numbers and the one report that is mos . . . more >>

 
DOWNLOAD: Inventory Spreadsheet
This Excel spreadsheet contains two worksheets, one for calculating food inventory and the other for bar inventory. The food inventory in broken down into categories for Meat, Seafood, Poultry, Produc . . . more >>


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