Standardize your recipe knowledge

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How to optimize the business knowledge thanks to recipe data sheets?

In the catering industry, the recipe data sheet or kitchen technical sheet is essential. This document makes it possible to structure the knowledge available to the chef and to calculate the profitability of the dishes. It also provides numerous operational benefits: production, stocks, purchases, sales, etc.

Steps leading to leveraging recipe data sheets efficiently

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Structure and standardize your knowledge

Compose your kitchen technical sheets easily to structure and standardize your knowledge

Main benefits

Standardize information to avoid errors and share a clear repository

Benefit from the most complete and realistic model on the market: personalized units, sub-recipes, variations in weight, losses, purchase and sale information, comments, production steps with links and images, etc.

Train your colleagues who were trained in school faster with a recipe book

Protect yourself from turnover by keeping your business knowledge in a tool that belongs to you

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Enrich recipe information and leverage it elsewhere

Enrich the information contained in your technical sheets to go even further

Main benefits

Obtain nutritional information directly from CIQUAL public source and save on time-consuming data entry

Synchronize your data and create your own analytics from our APIs

Easily reprocess your data from models, recipes, sub-recipes, production, purchases and sales

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Calculate your profitability and optimize your ratios

Calculate your profitability and optimize your ratios using technical sheets

Main benefits

Take into account the weight variations to have a reliable calculation

Sort your revenues by increasing margin and identify the ones that make you lose money

Get into the details: wrong proportions, costs too high, prices too low, quantities too large

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Organize your production

Organize your production thanks to the technical kitchen sheets

Main benefits

Use recipe sheets to guarantee the consistency of your production and make it predictable through the production schedule

Avoid calculation errors thanks to factored recipes and sub-recipes in the right quantities

Save time with the commissary voucher = the list of ingredients to take out of the reserve and take to the lab

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The benefits don't end there...


Your data remains your exclusive property. It is protected and you set the level of access that each member of your team has.


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Melba adapts to the way your business works, not the other way around. The kitchen is your business, the technology is ours!


We will support you from day 1 and remain available to assist you at any time. You will never feel lost.

User rights

Easily invite your colleagues by email. They will receive individual access permissions which you can configure and revoke.

Multiple sites

Connect multiple point of sales o productions sites to a single interface and leverage standardized data and operations across your whole business