Menu Cost Calculations #
Calculate Menu Item cost #
Fillet uses Price information from the Menu Item’s Components to calculate cost.
Menu Components are Ingredients and Recipes used in a Menu Item.
Error messages #
If Fillet cannot calculate cost for a Menu Item, you will see error messages.
Each error message has an explanation and options for resolving the error.
|Error||Resolving the error|
|Ingredient in Menu Item does not have at least one Price||Go to that Ingredient and resolve the error by adding a Price.|
|Recipe in Menu Item does not have Food Cost because of its own costing errors||Go to the Recipe and resolve the errors there.|
|Ingredient or Recipe uses an incompatible unit in Menu Item||Change unit to a compatible unit.You can also go to the Ingredient or Recipe and specify the conversion.|
Automatic calculations #
Fillet automatically calculates a Menu Item’s Food Cost, Profit, and Nutrition:
|Food Cost||Total cost of Menu Components (Ingredients' prices and Recipe cost)|
|Profit||Menu Item Price minus Food Cost|
|Nutrition||Total Nutrition of Menu Components|