Restaurant accounting software is being required to perform many more
functions then ever. Today's modern restaurant has gone high tech and
relies heavily on its software to help manage the business.
Restaurant software supports:
- Order entry
- Several pricing options
- Ability to change menu items
- Food inventory management
- Equipment maintenance schedules
- Employee payroll and scheduling
- Cash out options
- Management reports
staff enter their food orders into the Point Of Sale (POS) software
with touch screen monitors. The POS then routes orders through the
proper channels and tickets print out in the hot prep, cold
wet bar, dessert area, etc.
The system should allow
for multiple pricing options for gift certificates, coupons, happy hour
pricing, lunch menus, etc. Also, adjustments for complimentary items
and bill reductions need to be allowed.
The system should be a
live system that supports changes to menu items at any time, along with
notifications when menu items are sold out or not available.
numbering and arranging should be supported in the system. Adding and
removing tables should be allowed at any time. Reservation taking
should be uncomplicated and easily edited by the staff.
inventory module should maintain a perpetual inventory that can be
viewed at any time. Periodic cycle counting to correct any inventory
discrepancies will be allowed, along with periodic physical inventories.
Restaurant accounting software will include an employee module that
maintains all the
employee information required by law and tracks hours and pay rates.
The employee scheduling module should allow for quick editing and easy
The cash out module allows for payments of
cash, credit cards, and personal checks. It should automatically
calculate the appropriate tax, and be flexible to accommodate more that
one tax rate if needed.
Management will review reports from the
system to manage and improve the business. The reports available should
include: Daily sales and labor, table sales, sales margin, monthly and
annual sales, food cost, food waste, cash drawer reports, server sales