Get your food costs under control and keep them there. With Actual vs. Theoretical Food Costing your restaurants will save 2-5% on food costs. This powerful tool for restaurant professionals allows you to compare what you actually paid for your food…
Food Cost Management
Restaurant Inventory Management
Get real-time tracking of all inventory items for optimized levels. Measuring inventory turns are a critical aspect of lowering food costs. Remember, the more money your restaurants have tied up in inventory, the harder it is to get a handle…
Restaurant Labor Management
We can make managing and scheduling your teams easier and more productive. Managers can approve requests, create staff schedules, and communicate messages about shift openings or important updates right from their smartphone, tablet or desktop. Team members can just as easily…
Dashboards and Alerts
Show operators how they’re doing and what to do next! Custom Dashboard control panel tells your people exactly what they need to do to succeed. It includes a performance scorecard, a dynamic Task List, and alerts to prevent mistakes. Multi-store managers…
THIS IS RESTAURANT ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT
CrunchTime is made for multi-unit restaurant operators.
With CrunchTime’s restaurant back office platform, you will reduce your food and beverage costs, drive labor efficiencies, and allow your operators to better manage the quality and consistency of their food service operations — across the entire enterprise.
After CrunchTime is implemented, your operation will routinely see annual bottom-line cost savings of 2-5% or even more.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CrunchTime?
CrunchTime is the back office solution for restaurants. For more than two decades CrunchTime has provided its customers with a back office system designed to manage food and labor operations and optimize the costs associated with running a quality restaurant. Using CrunchTime’s innovative cloud-based platform, customers are able to streamline labor, inventory management, and reporting processes, identify and eliminate inefficiencies, and save up to five percent of total cost of goods sold.
Who uses CrunchTime?
CrunchTime serves a wide range of concepts and brand sizes, which range from small multi-unit chains to large-scale industry leaders. CrunchTime’s restaurant management software solution is designed to meet each customer’s unique needs. Both franchisors and franchisees have access to free quarterly software releases, providing the latest and most innovative tools to solve their most pressing operational challenges.
What other systems does CrunchTime connect with?
CrunchTime connects with most POS, accounting, hr and payroll, and vendors with seamless bi-directional integrations for a fully integrated BOH solution.
Is CrunchTime easy to use?
Yes. CrunchTime is created and maintained by restaurant people for restaurant people.
CrunchTime employees understand what restaurant staffers need because they are from that world. Everyone who designs, builds, implements, and supports CrunchTime’s software have worked in the foodservice industry and they are cognizant of the pains restaurant operators feel on a daily basis.
Is CrunchTime training available for end-users?
Yes. With an award-winning online training platform built into its product suite, end users are able to get the most from their CrunchTime experience and optimize the system’s impact on their organization.
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This Is Restaurant Enterprise Management
The most robust restaurant management solution in the industry delivered to all your locations.
The Most Comprehensive, Configurable, and Concise Back Office Solution Available.
Read some testimonials.
- Many restaurants are raising prices, but should you? 2019-04-12
- Restaurant Labor Rules – Pop Quiz! 2019-03-27
- Explaining actual vs. theoretical food cost variance 2018-03-13
- Can restaurant automation tools solve the industry’s labor problem? 2019-03-08
- The value of Apple Watch restaurant apps (and other wearable tech) 2019-02-21
CrunchTime greatly simplifies the mechanics of Inventory Control for our theatre managers and quickly highlights areas of opportunity. Theatre managers can now quickly focus in on key areas that have the greatest impact on effectively managing the supply chain, reducing waste and improving overall efficiency of the Food and Beverage operations. - SVP Purchasing & Procurement, AMC Theatres
We use CrunchTime to monitor food and labor costs at our restaurants. It is deployed to close to 1500 stores. The integration to our Vendors is well done and allow us to place orders and monitor vendors for contract compliance. The integration to our POS was simple and allows us to easily exchange data. Their update cadence is short and they are always releasing system improvements.. - CIO, Jersey Mike's Subs
How do operators reach and maintain profitability when off-premise orders decrease check size? It all boils down to how well you optimize your food costs. Check out our latest published piece on how to optimize food costs in an off-premise environment. hubs.ly/H0hwmM-0
Restaurants closing and raising prices as a response to minimum wage hikes should tell you that operators are under immense pressure to limit the impact of increasing labor costs and maintain profitability. We blogged about this very topic last week: hubs.ly/H0hvp_q0 pic.twitter.com/bCwa6EUGdp
This is interesting to say the least - Nearly 1 out of 10 restaurateurs in areas with a recently increased minimum wage have closed an operation since the cost hike, and 71% have attempted to pass along the rise to customers by raising menu prices. hubs.ly/H0hvn_X0
You're thinking, “I’m struggling to turn a profit and my competitors are raising their prices, so I will too.” That might seem enticing, but perhaps there’s another way.Many restaurants are raising prices, but should you? hubs.ly/H0htPVR0 pic.twitter.com/4LvoP15H0m
When the stakes are high in sports (like the Super Bowl, or the current NBA and NHL playoffs) coaching becomes more important. The same is true at your restaurant. Check out our piece on what the best restaurant managers have in common with winning coaches hubs.ly/H0htsXH0