Recipes form the basis for precise food preparation.
Basic recipes only have to be created once in KOST and can be subsequently inserted into other recipes.
Wastage and actual yield are taken into account.
Portion sizes can be changed via factors in the menu planning.
Information on product appearance and quality, serving instructions, packaging and regeneration instructions -including photos – can be saved per item.
Allergens and nutritional data according to your guidelines are calculated via the recipes and constantly updated.
Quality Management & HACCP Monitoring
Quality Management factors serve as quality criteria for suppliers.
These criteria allow previous experience and satisfaction with suppliers to be assessed, forming a part of supplier evaluation.
KOST’s QM & HACCP control features are available for stock receipts, storage, and food preparation and delivery steps.
Core temperature values and quality control assessments upon stock receipt can be recorded in the database and form part of supplier evaluation.
Claims Management for Stock Receipts is available.
Labels for retention samples and LMIV compliant labels for sales items (incl. list of ingredients) can be generated.
Food Cost Control
The food cost per recipe is automatically calculated by the system and constantly updated.
The current food cost enables accurate pricing of sales items and menu planning.
Automatic Calculation Alerts are issued when food cost / gross margin ratios exceed defined limits.
Labels and Customer Information
A Product Database is available for KOST customers including allergens, ingredients, nutritional values, product descriptions, product information, lists of ingredients, preparation instructions, photos and additional information.
The data is continuously updated and added to by the producers.
Allergens, ingredients, nutritional values and additional information are calculated per recipe and can be printed out on meal sheets, menus, product labels or displayed on monitors or on the Internet.
Nutritional data according to guideline requirements can be displayed on the mobile app solutions from KonKaApps.