Food, Recipe and Menu Costing Software

CostGuard delivers software for restaurant management (independent, multi-unit and food truck), retail and production kitchens, hotels and banquet halls, casinos, caterers, bakeries, delis, corporate, commissaries and institutional foodservice. Educators deliver application based culinary and restaurant training to your students!

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CostGuard Food Costing software does it all, for total management: recipe costing, menu engineering, food and liquor costing; inventory control; nutrition; sales management; interfaces with suppliers, POS, accounting and catering systems.

CostGuard food costing software instantly costs and re-calculates recipes and menus.
Your ideal recipe and menu cost is optimized because CostGuard suggests selling prices based on global and category targets. Menu engineering reports identify “winners and losers,” and truly help maximize your sales potential and profit.

CostGuard calculates shrinkage (or loss) by major food group, smaller groups, and even by the actual item. ‘Alert’ reports show usage and shrinkage sorted by dollar amounts. Every saved dollar goes directly to your “bottom line.”


CostGuard pulls together all the data that bombards you daily (including those pesky hidden numbers) and gives you clear, actionable reports. No more guesstimates!

Offering profound and penetrating insights into your business, CostGuard encourages you to make shrewd decisions, and helps you streamline performance.

Complete Management

Prepared foods operation, or Grab and Go? No problem, CostGuard portions batch and prep recipes easily into serving recipes. Sell alcohol? CostGuard track your pours and your mixers.

Have a multi unit operation and need to do requisitions or transfers? CostGuard does that too.

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