xtraCHEF's Latest Release Includes Restaurant Inventory Management

Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor - Restaurants
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xtraCHEF, a cloud-based restaurant management platform that offers Accounts Payable (AP) automation alongside back-of-house business and operational intelligence, announced its latest product release featuring a Restaurant Inventory Management solution. The company has combined the power of its industry leading data extraction technology with a simple, easy-to-use interface to provide restaurant operators a new way to manage inventory.

What differentiates xtraCHEF’s Inventory Management and Purchasing products is that it leverages the customers’ own purchase data to automatically update inventory values based on a configurable algorithm of the most recent purchase prices. It’s also simple to set-up and easy for operations teams to use. Customers can leverage xtraCHEF’s new and improved Product Catalogue that is populated automatically by the invoice line-item digitization process performed by xtraCHEF’s flagship AP Management product. Restaurant staff take inventory counts in an optimized, drag-and-drop user interface accessible on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device (iOS or Android).

User-friendly features include shelf-to-sheet set-up and count sheets that can be used on mobile, offline, or printed on paper. The inventory management module will be seamlessly integrated with xtraCHEF’s Purchasing and Order Management module.

This allows users to quickly and easily place orders to their vendors in just a few clicks. xtraCHEF automatically creates Purchase Order Guides based on the difference between existing inventory counts and par levels. Purchase history data is readily available to aid the operator in the procurement process.

xtraCHEF’s state-of-the-art Inventory Management module will enable customers to save time, reduce waste, and improve profits. Beta customers for xtraCHEF’s new Inventory Management feature have already experienced more than 60% reduction in the time it takes to prepare and execute inventory.