Menu & Recipe Cost Calculator
This Recipe Cost Calculator helps to calculate a price of the recipe, with inclusion of main ingredients any additional materials or products and preparation costs that is required for preparation of the final menu dish.
Preparation of a products usually involves costs of additional products or materials used for manufacturing a final products. Calculation of the cost of a product is absolutely necessary, especially for a small or medium business. Knowing costs of your product mean successes of your business.
Calculating Recipe Cost
Calculating menu cost is a must for every restaurants serious about making profit. Costing dishes on your restaurant menu will help to achieve certain sales goals and cost targets. Effective food cost control allows managers to establish correct sale prices, gross profit targets for every dish on the menu, establish dish of the day sales and most importantly identify items that are making or not making the desired gross profit.
Restaurant managers should know what their actual gross profit margins are on each food item they are selling - this in turn will allow the establishment to charge the correct selling price and hit specific food cost targets.
Recipe Cost Calculator is a pretty simple spreadsheet that can help when calculating cost of a (menu dish). If you own a restaurant, I recommend to take a look at restaurant profit and loss, beverage stock take and food stock take templates.
Free Recipe Cost Templatefor Excel®, OpenOffice & Google Docs
Recipe Cost Calculator is designed to help you prepare an accurate costing for every dish on your restaurant menu.
You can calculate the cost of the dish first then update spreadsheet with a photo of the dish and short description or a recipe of the dish, to create a printable recipe specifications sheets to keep in your food specifications folder.
Spreadsheet also can calculate profitability of your recipe, cost margin and profit for a single dish to help you achieve a certain cost targets.
Unlike previous version of recipe cost calculator, new version includes column for calculating Utility and Preparation costs involved for more precise costing. You can also select an appropriate units of measure from the drop down list, which you prefer to use. One other useful features of this version is a cost distribution pie chart.
by Alex Bejanishvili of Spreadsheet123.com
Using Recipe Cost Calculator
Most of help that you may need when using our recipe cost template, we have included within the spreadsheet, but if you have a question that bothers you, just contact us.