Recipe Management

CedarCreek’s Recipe Management System (RMS) automates the process of managing your food cost at a single location or across a portfolio of properties. Previously a manually-intensive and inefficient process, CedarCreek’s RMS automates the process of costing recipes by pulling price data from CedarCreek’s eProcurement catalogs that are continuously updated. Simply link your ingredients to CedarCreek’s comprehensive ingredient library and the system computes nutritional facts, allergen and cost on a recipe, per serving and ingredient level.

Recipe Management Process Flow Diagram

A centralized library of recipes is maintained and can be published throughout the property. Chefs can view recipes including nutritional facts, allergens, plating instruction, recipe videos, step by step photo instructions, attach multiple images per recipe and review cost data specific to their region. Property level users with the proper security rights can create their own recipes and ingredients. Chefs can also scale the recipes for banquets, or convert them to/from metric units with a mouse click.

CedarCreek empowers clubs, restaurants and other food service operators with the optics to track their food cost/profitability on a continuous basis allowing organizations to react in real time to changing market conditions. The system also ensures menu items and yields are consistent across a global chain of properties. Additionally, CedarCreek’s RMS offers a comprehensive set of tools to fully leverage the unprecedented cost visibility the platform provides including the ability to model ingredient substitution and other recipe parameter changes with its Recipe ‘What if’ scenarios builder.

The Recipe Management System contains the following features:

  • Automatic recipe costing and food cost calculations by linking to eProcurement catalogs
  • Publishing corporate recipes to your locations via your organization’s private online recipe library
  • Attach pictures and videos to your Recipes
  • One-click conversion of recipes from US standard to metric
  • Advanced search functionality
  • Private, property level and corporate recipe publishing
  • Complete control, using security rights, of who can view, edit and publish which recipes
  • Route recipes for approval before publishing
  • Activate and deactivate recipes
  • Step-by-Step preparation instructions
  • Add notes and attachments to recipes
  • Ingredient library with built-in nutritional, allergen and yield data
  • Supports adding your own ingredients at the corporate or property level
  • Automatic computation of nutritional facts by your recipes to CedarCreek’s comprehensive ingredient library
  • Print standard USDA Nutrition Facts label
  • Print recipe cards (with or without nutritional facts)
  • Recipe scaling
  • Input, view and scale with fractional quantities (1/8 cup) instead of decimals (.125 cup)
  • Unit of measure conversions and upscaling
  • Copying and editing of recipes
  • Setup dishes, menus, outlets and maintain selling prices
  • Interface with POS systems, menu printing systems and banquet event order systems
  • What If analysis
  • Works stand alone or fully integrated with CedarCreek’s eProcurement and Inventory Control applications

Recipe Pad

Recipe Pad Recipe Management Software

Setting a new industry standard for Recipe Management, CedarCreek’s Recipe Pad is the first recipe management solution optimized specifically for the Apple iPad and other tablets (also works on standard PCs). Recipe Pad uses a simple picture-based interface, allowing Chefs to browse, search, view and scale your published property or corporate level recipes through the organization’s private online recipe library. Also supports conversion to/from US/metric units, step by step photo instructions and videos. Recipe Pad empowers food service operators by connecting their Chefs across town or across the globe, allowing recipes to be shared or published across the enterprise.

Recipe Pad contains the following additional features:

  • Search and view corporate or property level recipes
  • Recipe scaling
  • Intelligent unit of measure upscaling
  • View photo and video attachments – allows for a myriad of visual examples
  • View nutritional facts and allergens
  • One click metric/ U.S. customary system conversions
  • Multi-lingual and multi-currency support

See for yourself what Recipe Pad can do for you.

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