Whilst it may not have all the features of our other products, Resort Chef has been designed to make basic recipe costing as simple as possible.
Resort Chef data is fully compatible with our other recipe management products, so exchanging recipes with colleagues is a breeze.
Resort Chef will run on Windows 2000, Windows XP (all editions), Windows Vista (all editions) and Windows 7 (all editions).
This section discusses some of Resort Chef's major features, we recommend that you download Resort Chef for a free 30 day trial period and see how easy it is to use for yourself. Resort Chef's online help and user's manual provide more comprehensive details about the program and are available as separate downloads from here.
HTML user interface. Resort Chef's unique HTML based user interface makes browsing your recipes very much like surfing the World Wide Web. Each ingredient and recipe is displayed in it's own web page which are all automatically generated by the program. Just click the various links in the pages to perform editing actions on your recipe information.
Multiple Themes. The program ships with a number of standard 'Themes', which let you change the look and feel of the program with a few mouse clicks. More themes are available for free download from the downloads section on this site.
Multiple databases. Resort Chef uses Microsoft Access format databases and you can create as many separate databases as you wish, with no effective limit to the number of ingredients or recipes stored in any one database.
Recipe Costing. Resort Chef uses the same tried and tested core recipe-costing technology as it's larger sibling programs to let you perform the full range of recipe costings. Change any aspect of a recipe and the program immediately updates the recipe's cost, price, food cost percentage, markup, etc.
Recipe scaling. Scale recipe ingredient portions to any quantity from a base recipe.
Nested recipes. Include one recipe as a sub-recipe in another recipe. Recipes can be nested in this fashion as deeply as you wish.
Import pictures into ingredients and recipes. Resort Chef supports full 32bit graphic technology to store pictures of recipes and ingredients. Jpeg, Gif, Bmp, and Png files can be imported.
Menus & market lists. Use your recipes to build menus and then extend the menu to get a full market list, listing all ingredient requirements for the menu.
Global Find/Replace. Use Resort Chef's Replacement Wizard to quickly and easily replace one ingredient with another in all recipes.
Import/Export recipes. Exchange recipes with your colleagues. There are already several web sites offering free recipe downloads for Resort Software products, and you can download these recipes straight into your own databases. Resort Chef also supports importing recipes in Meal Master and MasterCook MX2 format. There are literally thousands of Meal Master and MasterCook format recipes available on the internet.
Database compatibility. Resort Chef features full database compatibility with other Resort Software recipe management products. Should you wish to upgrade to another product in the future, you need make no changes to your data at all. Just open your existing database with the other program and you're away.
Resort Software | Kitchen Management Software
Resort Software is a privately owned company based in Brisbane, Australia. The company was founded in 1989 and was called Keycraft in those days. Since then we've concentrated solely on the development and sale of food costing software for professional chefs.
We released our first product (Chef Master) in 1989 and followed that up with out first Microsoft Windows program, Resort Kitchen a few years later. Since then, we've released a number of different programs culminating in our current product range.
Each new generation of Resort products builds on earlier programs and our developing experience in producing quality software for foodservice professionals.
We have literally thousands of customers in over 200 countries around the world. They range from individual chefs to small bistro/cafeteria operators, bars, restaurants, international hotel/casino complexes, industrial caterers, food manufacturers, educational institutions, hospitals. We have a product to suit anyone with an interest in food and beverage
Our goal is to create the most powerful, easy to use recipe cost control software possible using the very best available programming technology. With this in mind, we're continually upgrading our products to take advantage of new programming tools and customer suggestions.