Menu Item Profit

Profit and Menu Items

Profit is calculated by subtracting a Menu Item’s Total Cost from the Menu Item’s Price.

Total Cost of Menu Items

The Total Cost of a Menu Item is Food Cost plus Labor Cost, if any.

Food Cost

Food Cost is the total cost of the components in a Menu Item. These components are the Ingredients and Recipes used to produce the Menu Item.

Labor Cost

Labor Cost is the total cost of activities used to produce a Menu Item. This calculation includes the labor cost of used to produce the Recipes in a Menu Item.

The Labor feature is available only on web app. It is not yet available on iOS and Android.


When you create a new Menu Item, you should enter a Price. This is selling price of the Menu Item. You can edit this price anytime.

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