Serving Fortune 100 companies and large enterprises around the globe, Culinary Software Services delivers more than just a software package. Our team of Implementation Specialists develops a partnership with management to analyze aspects of the foodservice operation for areas where CorTec Premier can capitalize on its profit-generating capabilities.
From tracing inventory usage, waste, and shrinkage to executing detailed sales reports that reveal ideal price points, CorTec delivers numerous back-of-the-house management solutions that make it easier to:
- Protect your assets with inventory control.
- Simplify your decision making with purchasing and ordering.
- Maintain tight and precise schedules with production management.
- CorTec provides an internal communication system to communicate last minute changes to pricing, recipes, or menus.
- Corporate control lets you easily manage inventory between locations with requisitions and transfers.
- Keep menu concepts and pricing consistent with centralized recipe and menu cost controls.
- Make informed business decisions with comprehensive sales analyses and menu engineering.
- Ensure customer safety with nutritional analysis that automatically generate descriptors and allergen alerts.
- Pinpoint areas where most waste is being generated, allowing you to modify accordingly.
Unparalleled Training and Support to Ensure Success
Unlike other software providers, Culinary Software Services - the creators of CorTec Software - partners with you to provide the necessary resources for maximizing the technology and realizing a profitable return on your investment. Whether you select CorTec Ultima or CorTec Premier, we deliver unparalleled training and support designed to ensure management the ultimate value for the most comprehensive implementation of the software.
CorTec has had an amazing impact on our operation. I believe it will save me over $40,000 per year. It’s indispensable in managing my production facility. I’m thrilled.~ Brett Stein, Brett Anthony Foods, Northbrook, IL
Lower Food Costs 3 to 8% and Reduce Labor for Physical Inventory by 50% with
Six Powerful Built-in Functions
#1. Inventory Control - Calculate your Overall Percentage Food Cost
- Highlight usage, waste, and shrinkage so you maintain control.
- Keep staff accountable for portion control and safe food handling.
- Track inventory across multiple locations.
#2. Purchasing & Ordering - Flexible and Customizable
- Generate orders automatically with user-defined par levels, shopping lists, and templates.
- Instantly convert orders into invoices.
- Compare multiple bids and real-time pricing data.
- Seamless interfacing with your vendors' ordering systems.
#3. Requisitions & Transfers - Easily Automate Your Processes
- Generate requisitions based on par levels you define, menus, and templates.
- Instantly generate pick lists and quickly convert requisitions to transfers.
- Automatically receive requisition information with Remote Notifications via text or email.
#4. Recipe & Menu Costing - Keep Your Menu Creative and Profitable
- Maintain consistency between menu concepts and pricing with centralized management controls.
- Fast, flexible, and efficient recipe creation.
- Accurately cost out your plates, menus, and events using current, low, high, and average ingredient pricing.
#5. Sales Analysis & Menu Engineering - Make Informed Business Decisions
- Access precise sales data that highlights your menu "stars" and "dogs."
- Determine ideal price points with the "What If" Food Cost Calculator.
- Automatically integrate sales data with a seamless POS system interface.
- Assess your menu's contribution to the bottom line with comprehensive sales analysis and pre-configured reports.
#6. Nutritional Analysis - Simplify the Process of Nutritional Information Calculation
- Ensure your customers' safety with automatically generated nutrition descriptors and Allergen Alerts.
- Save time with pre-loaded nutritional information for commonly used ingredients.
- Enhance your product packaging with pre-formatted Nutrition Facts labels based on USDA nutritional information.
Continue Boosting Productivity and Streamlining the Enterprise with Six Customizable Modules
Alerts and Reminders - Stay on top of price increases, failed sales imports, and length of time since your last order(s).
Create your own schedule of alerts so you're reminded of inventory due dates, expired shelf life, open requisitions, and orders that need to be placed.
HACCP Information - Accurately manage food safety.
With the fully integrated Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) module you get pre-loaded handling information on specific food types, as well as an audit trail. The software provides you a complete management system For controlling all food safety. Storage and cooking temperatures, as well as handling and usage procedures, can be customized and automatically associated with recipes based on your specific inventory needs. In addition, you can add safe food handling procedures from the USDA or your local health department.
Training new employees to safely handle food is an important step in ensuring that you prevent foodborne illnesses from hurting your customers, reputation, credibility, or profits. Having food safety information readily available is vital to keep your kitchen food-hazard-free. Ensure that your employees always have the information they need to keep preparation techniques up to code. When you have the resources you need, you can avoid the costs and penalties associated with a food safety mistake.
Event Management - Organize and streamline event planning.
This module generates detailed quotes and final invoices, creates banquet menus, manages client and venue information, and more.
Lot Tracking - Easily detect and prevent food recalls.
Track and manage production and sell-by dates of your inventory. Stay in compliance with FDA food regulations.
Production Management - Keep your schedules tight and precise.
Streamline processes and increase efficiencies. Reduce your labor costs. Create integrated prep sheets based on par levels you define, recipes, and sales data. Seamlessly update inventory.
Waste Tracking - Stop wasting your profits and also account for donated food.
Take cost control to a new level with automated reporting on food waste by station, loss reasons, disposition, employees, or shifts. Increase you profit margins without diminishing your customers' experience. Quantify what you're wasting and improve your bottom line.
Do you Prefer Prix Fixe or A la Carte?
Similar to an a la carte menu, CorTec Premier allows you to select specific modules and pick and choose from additional business systems integration services. CorTec Premier includes 1 Alerts & Reminders and the 2 HACCP module, but lets you select one additional module from 3-6 (above) in the base price and purchase others separately.
Like a prix fixe menu, CorTec Ultima provides you with a comprehensive software suite with all of the functionality (all modules 1-6) and a year's worth of Nutritional Analysis service, Online Backup service, EDI service, and a Quickbooks interface are included. This is the wise investment decision for savvy foodservice operators that do it all!
Still not sure which program is for you?
|Core Functionality and Training Services||CorTec
|Recipe & Menu Costing|
|Purchasing & Ordering|
|Requisitions & Transfers|
|Number of Profit Centers||
|Remote Training & Consultancy||
|Alerts and Reminders|
|Event Management||Choice of One|
Please note: The no-cost modules that are included in each product are limited to the number of User Licenses purchased up to a maximum of ten modules (e.g. a 15-user CorTec Ultima will include ten modules at no cost.) In this example, if the remaining five users require modules then the additional five modules will need to be purchased.
|BUSINESS SYSTEMS INTEGRATION|
|Ability to Import Purchases from Vendors' Online Ordering Systems||(add on)||(add on)|
|Ability to Import Sales and Pricing from POS Systems||(add on)||(add on)|
|Online Nutritional Analysis Service||(add on)||(1 yr inc.)|
|Online Backup Service (Regular)||(add on)||(1 yr inc.)|
|EDI Interface Services for Seamless Ordering and Invoicing||(add on)||(1 yr inc.)|
Simplify Your Workflow and Increase Your Profit Margins
Get your specific questions answered regarding which version of CorTec is the best foodservice software solution for you.
Together we can review the day-to-day challenges management faces in your operation and discover the many ways we partner with you to provide cost-cutting solutions that make your job easier and your business more profitable.
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