Whole Foods Markets Chooses CorTec Enterprise Software for Corporate Commissary


BOULDER, Colo. - Tuesday, September 15, 2009 -- Culinary Software Services, the leading provider of back-of-the-house technology for the foodservice industry, announces that Whole Foods Market, a long time ChefTec user, will implement the CorTec Enterprise Software system at their Rockville, MD, corporate commissary. CorTec will be used to enhance production management and requisitions & transfers at the Rockville commissary. The Rockville commissary services more than 30 stores in the area, providing prepared and packaged foods for the natural foods supermarket powerhouse. They will deploy CorTec to keep productions schedules on target with par levels that are triggered by sales at individual stores. CorTec will also streamline the company's process for managing the movement of product between the commissary and the stores, creating greater control and eliminating waste.

Using the powerful functionality of ChefTec Software, CorTec provides a seamlessly integrated system of back office management tools that improve profitability by enhancing communications and control across the enterprise. CorTec is designed to meet the needs of complex operations, including multi-unit enterprises from QSR's to full service restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, country clubs & resorts, education and institutional campuses, food purveyors and food manufacturers. Key functionality in the CorTec Enterprise Software system includes inventory control, recipe & menu costing, production management, purchasing & ordering, requisitions & transfers, and nutritional analysis.

"Whole Foods is a dynamic and powerhouse player in the grocery market segment. It is an exciting opportunity for us to partner with them as they use CorTec to refine their production and distribution systems," commented Catherine Buresh, Operations Manager for Culinary Software Services.

Whole Foods Market is based in Austin, TX. For more information about Whole Foods Market go online to www.wholefoodsmarket.com.


About Culinary Software Services, Inc.

Culinary Software Services, Inc. is the leading provider of foodservice software to the hospitality industry. Products include ChefTec® and CorTec™ for Recipe & Menu Costing, Inventory Control, Purchasing & Ordering, Sales Analysis & Menu Engineering, Production Management, Requisitions & Transfers, and Nutritional Analysis. Culinary Software Services won the IQ Award for Software Products & Services and ChefTec has won twice the Innovator's Award for Technology from the California Restaurant Association. Installations include all Whole Foods Market Worldwide, all Marriott International Hotels Worldwide, Apple Inc., Dean & Deluca, Momofuku, Morimoto Waikiki, Centerplate, Wild Dunes Resort, PGA Tour Golf Course Properties, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Founded in 1990, Culinary Software Services is located in Boulder, Colo. For more information visit www.ChefTec.com.