Bar Inventory Spreadsheet or Bar Inventory System: What’s Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Counting, managing and successfully maintaining your bar inventory seems simple at first glance, yet many bars are using time-consuming, ineffective and inaccurate processes that lead to hidden costs and lost profits. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

How to Calculate Your Bar or Restaurant Inventory Usage

Sculpture Hospitality

To improve the profitability of your restaurant or bar, an effective inventory management strategy is crucial. To gain clear control and visibility into your inventory processes and make more strategic inventory decisions moving forward, you must understand your inventory usage.


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Bar Inventory Best Practices: How to Prevent Overpouring

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar Management Bar InventoryIn our last blog , we discussed how liquor shrinkage (also known variance) can have a huge impact on the profitability of your bar.

Bar Inventory Management: How to Reduce Liquor Shrinkage

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar inventory management is a crucial aspect in understanding exactly how your business is performing compared to your key performance indicators (KPIs). The insights your bar gains from accurate inventory reports can help to drive up the profitability of your business.

Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Food Inventory Control – Taking Inventory

Chef's Resources

Managing Restaurant & Hotel Food Inventory – (Part 1 of 4) One of the most important components of managing your food cost is managing your inventory process. The post Food Inventory Control – Taking Inventory appeared first on Chefs Resources.

Your Complete Bar Inventory Management Glossary of Terms

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar Management Bar InventoryManaging a bar is complex. It requires the ability to manage your employees, understanding of the hospitality industry, expertise in creating products that your customers will enjoy and the skill to build an establishment that attracts new business.

Bar Inventory: What is Pour Cost Percentage and How is it Calculated?

Sculpture Hospitality

When it comes to owning or managing a bar, it’s likely you know just how important successful bar inventory systems and processes are for the profitability of your business. Bar InventoryUnderstanding your costs is vital for making informed business decisions.

Your Complete Restaurant Inventory Management Glossary of Terms

Sculpture Hospitality

Restaurant InventoryWhether you’re the owner of a restaurant or the day-to-day manager, you likely got into this career for the love of creating delicious dishes and delighting customers.

4 Reasons Why Restaurant Inventory Management Matters

Sculpture Hospitality

Running a restaurant is a dream for many people. The truth is, however, that running a successful restaurant isn’t just about crafting amazing meals. It takes a remarkable amount of work and an extensive amount of business acumen to run a successful restaurant

FIFO Vs LIFO Vs WAC: What Restaurant Inventory Costing Method is Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Restaurant inventory management is critical if you are to run a successful, and profitable, business. The financial health of your restaurant, and how profitable it is, largely depends on the goods held in your inventory. Restaurant Inventory

What is inventory management?


Inventory management is a way for business owners to track the products or goods that they’re going to sell – from sourcing raw materials to storing and selling items in a store. Why is inventory management important? Benefits of Zettle Go inventory management.

Restaurant Inventory Management System


Inventory management is at the heart of running a successful restaurant business. With food ingredients costing a dime and requiring frequent replenishment, a restaurant inventory management system is necessary. Components of a Restaurant Inventory Management System.

Why Successful Bar Inventory Requires Both Tech and Expert Support

Sculpture Hospitality

Taking bar inventory can be time-consuming and frustrating. Yet most hospitality businesses are still using inefficient and ineffective manual spreadsheets to complete their bar inventory management

Restaurant Inventory Management: Why Accounting Integration is Important


You invest a large amount of your budget in inventory. When that inventory is wasted, stolen or spoiled before it’s sold, it must be written off as an expense in the books. Integrating inventory management with accounting facilitates better inventory control.

Restaurant Inventory Spreadsheet for Getting Started with Inventory Management


Restaurant inventory management is the process of monitoring the food and beverage ingredients in your restaurant. Knowing these essential metrics enables you to make more informed supply orders, and tight inventory control helps you reduce food waste, adding to your bottom line.

Protected: Liquor Inventory – The Ultimate Guide for Bars and Restaurants | Barmetrix

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Liquor Inventory – The Ultimate Guide for Bars and Restaurants | Barmetrix appeared first on Bar and Restaurant Coach. Bar Operations Business Growth bar inventory liquor inventoryThis content is password protected.

Restaurant Inventory Management All-time Best Practices


It's as unavoidable as death and taxes: we're talking inventory management. Counting inventory can be a restauranteur's least favorite part of their job - but, it doesn't have to be. There are several ways to make taking inventory a little easier and less painful.

Should Your Restaurant Take Inventory?

Xtra Chef

Every hospitality vet knows that taking inventory sucks. It’s time-consuming to write down the numbers of every single item in the walk-in by jotting notes on a printout, then transferring the notes to an Excel spreadsheet or directly into an old-school inventory management system.

Bar Inventory Programs: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Bar and Restaurant Coach

Does your bar or restaurant operation have an inventory program or an ordering program? Often, people believe they are running an inventory program, or consider both practices one and the same. It’s largely due to the way venues manage their inventories. Inventory Program. Here’s a shameless plug: Barmetrix is known worldwide as the experts in outsourced liquor inventory control. Factor in pre & post inventory positions.

Protected: Liquor Inventory Experts Now Serving Dallas Bars and Restaurants

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Liquor Inventory Experts Now Serving Dallas Bars and Restaurants appeared first on Bar and Restaurant Coach. This content is password protected.

Restaurant Inventory Software Tips

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Restaurant inventory software is a fast and efficient way to get a better handle on your restaurant inventory processes. If you’ve tried using the inventory module in your POS system and ended up with nothing more than a countdown of what you have sold, then you know the frustration of overpromising. Watch this video or read below to learn what restaurant inventory software should do for your restaurant. Why restaurant inventory matters.

6 Restaurant Inventory Management Best Practices You Need to Know

Sculpture Hospitality

It may be repetitive and time-consuming, but restaurant inventory management really is one of the most important aspects of your job as a restaurateur.

Restaurant inventory: How Menu Engineering Can Boost Your Profits

Sculpture Hospitality

The menu in your restaurant is not only your most effective sales and marketing tool, it can also boost how profitable your business is when strategically designed in conjunction with restaurant inventory analytics

5 Tips for Restaurant Inventory Revenue Maximization

MBB Hospitality

Maintaining an effective inventory revenue margin requires both the right infrastructure in terms of personnel and technology and the right practices. Only a multi-modal approach to your restaurant’s inventory can maximize your profits and promote strategic revenue management.

The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Inventory Management

Xtra Chef

Restaurant inventory management is not the most enjoyable restaurant task. Inventory management is a cost management strategy that influences your restaurant food costs , revenue, profitability, and cash flow. But having too little inventory makes it difficult to meet customer demand.

Why Manual Restaurant Inventory Management Is Eating Your Profits


When you think of your restaurant finances, do you think of your inventory? Your restaurant inventory management is an oft-forgotten component of your finances, but the amount of product you have on hand represents a large part of your budget. What is Restaurant Inventory Management?

Forecasting for Restaurants: Implications for Inventory and Labor


Inventory forecasting is calculating the precise amount of future inventory and production needs for your restaurant, and it also takes into account historical consumption patterns and the shelf life of finished goods. How to forecast your restaurant inventory.

Three Ways to Improve Your Inventory Management as You Scale


Your inventory management operations play a critical role in how well you optimize and maintain your food costs. As your restaurant grows and your inventory becomes more complex, it can be harder to maintain the level of inventory management efficiency you had at a smaller scale.

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Why Weighing is the Most Efficient and Accurate Bar Inventory Method

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Successful beverage inventory management results in a huge number of benefits for your bar. It helps your business to reduce drink shortages, limit waste, optimize reordering, avoid order mistakes, increase profits and much more. Industry & Technology

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Managing Restaurant Food Inventory When Moving to Delivery Only


Successful restaurant operations, in any kind of economy, depend on well-managed restaurant food inventory. No matter what business model your restaurant is operating on, managing your restaurant inventory helps you prevent waste, lower your food cost, and maximize your bottom line.

Microsoft Excel Is NOT An Effective Inventory Management System


When it comes to a restaurant inventory management system, those old Excel spreadsheets fall short. Your inventory management solution should pick up where your spreadsheets leave off. You want accuracy, control, and scalability. food operations management

How Technology Has Aided Restaurant Inventory Management


Food cost is heavily influenced by your inventory management. With the restaurant industry’s notoriously razor-thin margins, controlling food costs — and managing your inventory — are essential for a healthy bottom line. There are many opportunities within the inventory lifecycle to apply efficient food cost controls. Today, streamlining the restaurant inventory management process is aided by technology such as restaurant inventory management software.

‘Sorry, We’re Out of That’: Proper Restaurant Inventory Management

Restaurant Technology Guys

Restaurant inventory management may not sound like the most glamorous element of the business, but it’s certainly one of the most important. The post ‘Sorry, We’re Out of That’: Proper Restaurant Inventory Management appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Blog restaurant inventoryHere's how to avoid running out of crucial items.

Managing Inventory – and Your Time

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Managing Inventory — and Your Time . Aside from the cost of the items themselves, there are many expenses associated with managing inventory. In order to maintain the highest-possible level of profitability, proper inventory management is vital. Along with forecasting inventory to meet demand, how you track what’s coming in/going out can make or break your margins. Inventory management is an inherently reactive piece of the business.

4 Restaurant Inventory Management Tips and Best Practices


When most restaurant owners think about how to manage restaurant inventory, they think of food cost control. For restaurant owners, inventory control is closely related to accounting and food cost management. When tightly integrated with both the accounting system and POS system, inventory tracking is a more useful, accurate tool that can be used to lower cost of goods sold (CoGS), minimize food waste, and better allocate ingredients. End-to-End Inventory Management.

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Track Restaurant Inventory on a Spreadsheet

Sculpture Hospitality

Did you know that one of the most common hidden expenses for restaurateurs is down to poor food and beverage inventory management processes? Yet, despite this, many restaurants are still struggling to implement successful inventory management processes.

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Why Manual Restaurant Inventory Management Is Eating Your Profits


When you think of your restaurant finances, do you think of your inventory? Your restaurant inventory management is an oft-forgotten component of your finances, but the amount of product you have on hand represents a large part of your budget. What is Restaurant Inventory Management?

Why xtraCHEF Reinvented Restaurant Inventory Management Software

Xtra Chef

Today, we announced that xtraCHEF has reinvented restaurant inventory management software. I wanted to share some thoughts on why we built an Inventory Management product and how our offering is different than any other product available in the market today. Why Build Another Restaurant Inventory Management Software. All of these factors make it really challenging to accurately manage inventory. Automatically Updated Inventory Values based on Last Purchase Price.

Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19

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Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19. Other operators are donating excess inventory , helping serve their community where they can. Offering a smaller menu gives you more control over your current inventory situation and helps streamline operational processes.

What is PAR Level and Why is it Important in Restaurant Inventory Management?

Sculpture Hospitality

Proper food and beverage inventory management is one of the most important processes that any restaurant can implement into their backend operations.

Why Restaurant Inventory Management with Excel Doesn’t Work

Xtra Chef

Restaurant inventory management with Excel takes too time and can lose you money. Inventory management with Excel in restaurants is a common food cost control method that helps you order the right amount of food at the right time to minimize waste, reduce food costs, and maximize profits.

Good Beverage and Food Inventory Control Helps Protect Tight Margins

Sculpture Hospitality

Regions across the world are in different phases of reopening their economy. Unfortunately, some locations are already shutting back down due to a new wave of COVID-19 cases. Now more than ever, the hospitality industry needs to band together to protect its customers, staff and margins.