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CALCMENU is a professional recipe-management solution that caters to professional chefs and establishments that offer food services. The platform comes with a set of user-friendly features to helps chefs and other food service professionals to effectively manage merchandise and recipes, virtually enabling them to perform complicated tasks easier and faster! CALCMENU is loaded with helpful and useful functionalities such as recipe creation, recipe costing, merchandise management, nutrient calculation, printing of recipe cards with pictures, recipe resizing, sub-recipes, baker’s percentage and more. The system also includes free recipes that come when you buy the license.

CALCMENU is a a perfect partner for professionals in the food service industry. Aside from chefs, the software is also ideal for culinary arts students, caterers, F&B Managers & other food enthusiasts who are on the lookout for the most robust and feature-rich complete recipe management without the heavy price tag. CALCMENU is a software that combines modern management technology with culinary expertise that spans over 27 years, making it the perfect system for chefs and other food service professionals. The system is popular and is widely used by chefs and food service establishments in Europe, USA, Asia, and the rest of the world.

Overview of CALCMENU Benefits

CALCMENU is a suite of recipe and Back office management Solutions developed by food service professionals for other food service professionals. The system is an ideal solution for professionals who want total control and management over food-related expenditures and closely monitor their inventory levels and costs at the same time. It is also a platform that helps chefs elevate the standards and quality of their menus.

Many professional chefs say they love using the CALCMENU software because of these two notable recipe management features: Recipe costing and recipe standardization. With CALCMENU’s recipe costing application, chefs get accurate and up-to-date costing of merchandise items. The information they derive enables them to calculate profitable selling prices. The recipe standardization functionality allows them to centralize and standardize various recipes for different regions. The tools enables them to to effectively create and manage several kinds of recipes while still meeting and adhering to different food policies and laws.

EGS, the developers of CALCMENU, understands what professional chefs need and demand for them to be able to manage their recipes more efficiently. By integrating modern management technologies and vast culinary expertise, CALCMENU is a platform that can be tailored to fit into any type of food service industry, whether you are working for a high-end dining establishment, a medical facility, or in a large ocean liner. As the software is designed to be flexible, recipe management becomes easier and more pleasant. CALCMENU effectively eliminates the challenges of actually entering data and optimizes the information of the stored data.

Overview of CALCMENU Features

  • Globally Scalable for Multiple Sites
  • Recipe Creation and Standardization
  • Recipe Costing
  • Recipe Sharing and Exchange
  • Recipe and Merchandise Branding
  • Nutrient Calculation and GDA/DI
  • Food Composition and Declaration
  • Nutrient References
  • Allergen Management
  • Label for Food, Production, and Nutrition Facts
  • Access via Mobile Device
  • Recipe and Ingredient Approval
  • Category, Keywords, and Sources Management
  • Sub-recipes
  • Shopping List
  • Role Rights and Approval Routing
  • Media Files Linked to Recipes
  • Cookbook and Recipe Grouping
  • Publication Management
  • Link Multiple Images to Merchandise, Recipes, and Menus
  • Imperial and Metric Measurement Units
  • Language Translation Management
  • Multiple Currency Calculation
  • Export to MS Excel, MS Word, CSV
  • Recipe Status
  • Recipe Versions
  • Compatibility with Terminal Service and Citrix
  • Menu Planning Management
  • Menu Engineering
  • Labor Cost Calculation
  • Tax Rate Management
  • Simple Inventory
  • Simple Purchasing
  • Advanced Inventory Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Plating Instructions
  • Production Instructions
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)
  • Baker’s Percentage
  • Standalone – Single Workstation
  • Network (LAN) Use
  • Recipe Print Templates

What Problems Will CALCMENU Solve?

Scenario 1: New food laws around the world require the management of allergens and composition on food labels. CALCMENU automatically creates food declaration with composition, allergens and more, based on recipes.

Scenario 2: Food production and brand companies face challenges of standardization and inconsistencies in how their recipes are written. The backend can be difficult and tedious to work on, because this may mean years of work by different chefs and authors from various locations around the world. What CALCMENU does is help companies fix all the messy recipes with the software and help migrate old data from existing systems. CALCMENU makes the work easy, fast, and convenient. This results in improved recipes as approved by the key users before publishing to recipe or brand websites.

Scenario 3: Multi-cultural challenges in the kitchen are solved by CALCMENU which handles the encoding of pre-translated recipes and other related information. A recipe may be initially entered in English, then the users will encode the same recipe in French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, etc. Once the translations are saved, the recipes can then be viewed and compared in different languages. A great feature for global companies.

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CALCMENU Position In Our Categories

Position of CALCMENU in our main categories:


CALCMENU is one of the top 200 Project Management Softwareproducts


CALCMENU is one of the 200
Project Management Software products

CALCMENU is also listed in the following subcategories:

Professional Services Automation Software - PSA#19
Professional Services Automation Software - PSA#19

It's important to keep in mind that virtually no app in the Professional Services Automation Software - PSA category will be an ideal solution that can match all the goals of various business types, sizes and industries. It may be a good idea to read a few CALCMENU reviews first as some services might perform well only in a very small group of applications or be created with a really specific type of industry in mind. Others may operate with a goal of being simple and intuitive and as a result lack complex functions needed by more experienced users. There are also software that support a broad group of users and offer a rich feature base, but that frequently comes at a more expensive price of such a service. Be certain that you're aware of your needs so that you choose a software that offers exactly the features you look for.

How Much Does CALCMENU Cost?

CALCMENU Pricing Plans:
Free trial
Quote-based Plan
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CALCMENU pricing is available on a by quote basis only. Contact CALCMENU directly for more detailed pricing information.

User Satisfaction

We realize that when you make a decision to buy Project Management Software it’s important not only to see how experts evaluate it in their reviews, but also to find out if the real people and companies that buy it are actually satisfied with the product. That’s why we’ve created our behavior-based Customer Satisfaction Algorithm™ that gathers customer reviews, comments and CALCMENU reviews across a wide range of social media sites. The data is then presented in an easy to digest form showing how many people had positive and negative experience with CALCMENU. With that information at hand you should be equipped to make an informed buying decision that you won’t regret.






Technical details

Devices Supported
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Mac
  • Web-based
Language Support
  • English
Pricing Model
  • Quote-based
Customer Types
  • Small Business
  • Large Enterprises
  • Medium Business
  • Freelancers

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What are CALCMENU pricing details?

CALCMENU Pricing Plans:
Free trial
Quote-based Plan
Contact vendor

CALCMENU pricing is available on a by quote basis only. Contact CALCMENU directly for more detailed pricing information.

What integrations are available for CALCMENU?

CALCMENU integrates with the following business systems and applications:

  • SAP
  • Scana
  • Pistor
  • Howeg
  • Sysco
  • Terminal Service
  • Citrix

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