Recipe Costing Software

  1. FoodBAM is a software company based in the United States that was founded in 2015 and offers a software product called FoodBam. FoodBam is recipe costing software, and includes features such as Analytics/Reporting, inventory management, menu management, online ordering, and recipe management. FoodBam is available as SaaS software.
  2. Recipe costing software will allow you to build original recipes or adapt existing recipes while tracking the cost.
  3. Recipe Costing Software takes the guessing out of the equation with easy, quick, automated, and viewable cost per recipe details.
  4. Recipe Costing Software. Recipe Costing Software is a cloud – based solution that helps food businesses with inventory management, cost control, sales data tracking and much more. With this app you can easily cost recipes, sub – recipes.

Whether you are running a restaurant or just want to find out how much it costs to prepare a dish, the Recipe Cost Calculator will help you to do just this. The template can calculate cost of the main and additional ingredients used in preparation of your dish along with the actual cost of preparation, such as labour cost or cost of the utilities.

Preparation of almost any product involves use of other products, materials and physical labour, calculation of which is absolutely vital, especially if you preparing it with purpose of gaining profit. Knowledge of true cost of your product is in direct correlation with success of business.

We’ve got you covered with the release of the Menu Recipe Upscale and Food Costing Spreadsheet (patent pending). Using this cost and recipe scaling tool couldn’t be simpler, but there are a few details we wanted to take a moment to walk you through in this tutorial to help unleash the power of this Excel or Google Docs spreadsheet (.xlsx).

Calculating Cost of Dishes

Calculating cost of the dishes on the menu is a must for every restaurants, that are serious about making profit. Costing dishes of menu can help in achieving certain sales goals and in fact helps to minimise costs. Effective food cost control allows managers to establish correct and competitive sale prices, allows to achieve better profit targets for every individual dish as well as entire menu, establish certain dishes for daily special menu, but most importantly will help to identify items and ingredients that can contribute to generating desired profits.

Recipe Cost Calculator

for Excel® 2003+, OpenOffice & Google Docs
Microsoft Excel® 2003 or Higher (PC & Mac)
Not Required
User License Agreement


Recipe Cost Calculator is intended for providing help in preparation of the accurate cost for any dish of the menu.

You can calculate the cost of your dish by adding all primary and secondary ingredients, then add cost of preparation and utilities. You can also update spreadsheet with image of your dish and add a short description or instruction of preparation and allergies to create printable recipe specifications cards, which you can keep in your food specifications folder.

Spreadsheet can also help to determine profitability of your recipe, calculate the cost and profit margins of the single dish that helps to achieve certain cost targets and maximise profits.

We have added a simple switch between the imperial units of measure and metric units to the updated version of the recipe cost calculator, which gives you more options to use it with units of measure appropriate for your country.

Food, Recipe and Menu Costing Software

CostGuard, our desktop product, delivered software for restaurant management (independent, multi-unit and food truck), retail and production kitchens, hotels and banquet halls, casinos, caterers, bakeries, delis, corporate, commissaries and institutional foodservice. Educators deliver application based culinary and restaurant training to your students!


Check out reciProfity recipe and food costing software. It’s in the cloud – which means you can use it on any device from anywhere!

ReciProfity delivers software for restaurant management (independent, multi-unit and food truck), retail and production kitchens, hotels and banquet halls, casinos, caterers, bakeries, delis, corporate, commissaries and institutional foodservice.

To see all that cloud reciProfity can do watch the video.
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We no longer sell or support CostGuard. reciProfity is our new cloud product.

CostGuard Food Costing software does it all, for total management: recipe costing, menu engineering, food and liquor costing; inventory control; nutrition; sales management; interfaces with suppliers, POS, accounting and catering systems.

CostGuard food costing software instantly costs and re-calculates recipes and menus.
Your ideal recipe and menu cost is optimized because CostGuard suggests selling prices based on global and category targets. Menu engineering reports identify “winners and losers,” and truly help maximize your sales potential and profit.

Recipe Costing Software Australia

CostGuard calculates shrinkage (or loss) by major food group, smaller groups, and even by the actual item. Woodcutter simulator 2011 download torent tpb. ‘Alert’ reports show usage and shrinkage sorted by dollar amounts. Every saved dollar goes directly to your “bottom line.”


CostGuard pulls together all the data that bombards you daily (including those pesky hidden numbers) and gives you clear, actionable reports. No more guesstimates!

Recipe costing software free

Offering profound and penetrating insights into your business, CostGuard encourages you to make shrewd decisions, and helps you streamline performance.

Complete Management

Prepared foods operation, or Grab and Go? No problem, CostGuard portions batch and prep recipes easily into serving recipes. Sell alcohol? CostGuard track your pours and your mixers.

Have a multi unit operation and need to do requisitions or transfers? CostGuard does that too.

See our Products page for the details.


Our most recent update includes

    • Excel Spreadsheet Imports for Order Guides and Receipts
    • Allergen Alerts

Print allergens on your nutrition labels. Add your own sub-allergens.

    • Excel Spreadsheet Import

New – import receipts in Excel format.
Does your supplier send you order guides and receipts in Excel format? Now it’s easy to import those spreadsheets using VendorTransport.

Recipe Costing Software Programs

    • Substitutions

Switching from frozen to fresh? Did your supplier send you sugar in a 50 lb bag instead of the usual 25 lb bag? Keep your recipes priced correctly when switching inventory. No need to reenter new inventory items for every recipe – CostGuard will change your recipes for you automatically.


International Users

International users can modify CostGuard to set currency signs, monetary format (commas and decimal points), punctuation, and date formats, as well as metric and sterling measurements.

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