Free Menu Engineering Worksheet For Excel & Google Sheets

Download your menu engineering worksheet. It contains all formulas to automate your menu calculations. Create profitable menus and identify opportunities, losers, workhorses and winners among your recipes.

Identify The Strengths and Weaknesses of Your Menus

Menu engineering is part science and part art. Successful restaurants regularly evaluate the popularity and profitability of the items on their menus, both food and drinks. 

The right tweaks to your recipes and menu layout can boost revenue and even lift your bottom line. The hard part is figuring out which dishes to tackle first. The sheet will tell you exactly that.

After filling out this menu engineering worksheet, you will understand performance each menu item. Is it a winner, loser, opportunity or workhorse? The template will tell you what to cut, optimise or promote. 

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How Does It Work?

Menu analysis is a delicate matter of matching sales numbers with food costs per recipe. There is typically a lot of numbers crunching involved but you don’t have to worry about that because the spreadsheet takes care of the calculations.

All you have to do is fill out the number of times a menu item was sold in a specific period, what the sell price was and the item cost.

The menu engineering template calculates:

Crafting Culinary Success: The Art and Science of Menu Engineering

Apicbase is the ultimate menu engineering software solution in the hospitality industry.

Menu engineering combines creativity and data analysis for an optimal dining experience, focusing on item selection, pricing, and placement to align customer preferences with business goals.

Download Your Menu Engineer Worksheet

Why waste time trying to make a spreadsheet for menu engineering when you can download one that’s preloaded with all the formulas for free?

You can get cracking as soon as you open your Excel or Google Sheet.

If you are unsure about how to use the menu engineering worksheet, then first check the example- and ‘How to use it’-tabs at the bottom of the template.

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