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How To Use Your Food Cost Template

Here’s how to make the most out of your new employee timesheet template.

Step 1: Add your inventory costs in the current month (beveraged, food, and other goods)

Step 2: Add your projected monthly purchases

Step 3: Add monthly revenue

Step 4: Get your food cost percentage to track and optimize

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How 7shifts compares to the Food Cost Template

How does this free, downloadable restaurant sales dashboard compare with 7shifts’ robust labor management system?

Food Cost Template

Easy schedule builder

Customizable to your restaurant


Sharable with your team

Free mobile apps

Robust labor, sales, and compliance reports

Communication tools (chat, announcement)

Easy manager note taking

Labor budgeting tool

Labor compliance tools

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Track your cost tracking digital

Staying on top of your food costs is the key to restaurant success. By downloading this food cost template, you’ll be able to identify new ways to cut your costs and make your business more profitable. 

Take even more control of your restaurant’s costs with an online labor management tool like 7shifts. Easily build staff schedules in minutes, integrate your POS to forecast your labor needs, and monitor your sales and labor performance over time with robust reports. Taking your restaurant’s labor management digital can save your business $1,000s every month on labor costs and streamline your operations.

Restaurants save with 7shifts


Time saved on managing staff schedules


Labor costs saved


Reduction in phone calls and texts

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