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Butcher's Yield Worksheet

Great worksheet for calculating a Butcher’s Yield: Google Docs Link: Click Here For Excel Download: Butcher’s Yield Report … Read entire article »

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Recipe Costing Worksheet

Here is a spreadsheet that I developed that helps to calculate recipe costs as well as food cost and food cost percentages. Costing Worksheet (click to download Excel file) Google Docs Template (click to use with Google Docs) … Read entire article »

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Free Basic Inventory Spreadsheet

I have received a few requests for just a simple no frills inventory sheet.  Not everyone needs a full inventory system like the 86inventory program we are developing over at Food Pro Resources.  If you have a small operation,  perhaps you just want to inventory a few items every week, or you need to inventory items just for a special event, here is a free spreadsheet template you can download.  Just fill in the white blanks and the sheet will automatically make the calculations for you! Click Here to Download: Basic Inventory **UPDATE** just added a copy of this document in Google Docs for you to use on any operating system! Click Here to access.   Do you need a custom spreadsheet or template designed?  Email me or follow me (@beingthechef) and tell me what … Read entire article »

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Need a Spreadsheet to Schedule Your Staff and Track Labor?

Ever need a simple spreadsheet tool to plan your staff’s schedule but also need to track your payroll?  Here is a spreadsheet that not only tracks your planned schedule budget but also helps to track your actual hours worked.  In addition to tracking individual employees, it also provides a entire staff overview. You can download the file here: Schedule Template with Labor Budget or you can use our template with Google Docs @ Schedule Template … Read entire article »

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Vendor vs. Store Analysis Sheet

Are you really saving money running over to that discount warehouse club every couple of days?  Use this spreadsheet to help determine exactly what (if any) savings you are actually getting! Download: Vendor vs Store … Read entire article »

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Free Menu Template

Here is a simple menu template that can be edited to include your menu item. Download: Menu Template 2 page … Read entire article »

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Event Planner Template

Here is a template for catering and special events that I developed.  It has multiple pages that help to plan all aspects of an event including: Contract, Kitchen Prep and Financial Profit and Loss. Download: Event Planner Use with Google Docs: Event Planner … Read entire article »

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