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Calculate the Ideal Food
Cost for your Restaurant

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Calculate the Ideal Food
Cost for your Restaurant

Using sliding scale, choose the annual sales amount for your establishment

Annual Sales: $

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Cost for your Restaurant

Enter your restaurant's location

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Cost for your Restaurant

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  • Based on our experience, we’ve calculated the following inputs to provide a final food cost percentage for your restaurant:

    Restaurant Type

    Annual Sales

    Location

    Based on these calculations, our recommended Food Cost Percent for your establishment is

    That means, your annual food cost should be less than

    Calculated weekly, that is

  • Upserve's Inventory Management module monitors your food cost in real time. Its unique Back of House software registers each cent you spend, manages your recipes and tracks each sale to allow you to keep on top of your food cost at all times. To learn more about Food Costing in your restaurant, click here.

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    This recommendation is based on average food cost for similar establishments to yours, however some restaurants have characteristics that may warrant a different calculation. We strongly suggest you keep an eye on all aspects of your business's profitability.