Menu Engineering is a skill that all restaurants must master if they hope to be profitable and yet many owners and operators fall short in this category. Food cost fluctuations, sales variances, and staff turnover can make evaluating recipes and adjusting menus difficult. The good news is technology can do most of the heavy lifting for you.
Compeat has tools that have helped hundreds of restaurants report on, categorize, and improve their food costs. With two distinct solutions and thousands of customers, we have learned a lot about this topic over the years and we are excited to pass on those lessons.
This guide will walk you step by step through the menu engineering process. It will teach you how to calculate food costs, evaluate and categorize your recipes, and design your menu in a way that will increase your revenue.
What is Menu Engineering
The Fundamentals of Recipe Costing
Recipe Analysis & Categorization
The Fundamentals of Menu Design
Evaluating Your New Design