What is xtraCHEF by Toast?

xtraCHEF by Toast is a cloud-based restaurant management platform that provides automated financial and operational management solutions.

Why are xtraCHEF & Toast better together?

Now more than ever the restaurant industry is under pressure to do more with less. Every restaurant needs access to tools to ensure they can thrive both operationally and financially. Together, xtraCHEF & Toast are able to offer easy-to-use, affordable tools that enable them to run more efficient businesses that can thrive in any operating environment.

By combining Toast’s in-depth Point-of-Sale (POS) data with xtraCHEF’s line-item details on how restaurants are spending their hard-earned cash, xtraCHEF & Toast can offer restaurants an end-to-end view of their financial health, from the top to the bottom line.

Do I need to use Toast POS to use xtraCHEF by Toast?

No! Any restaurant that wants to streamline accounting processes, better manage inventory or improve operational efficiency and financial decision-making can use xtraCHEF by Toast.

For restaurants looking to get the most benefit from xtraCHEF’s features such as menu item margin variances and Actual vs. Theoretical (AvT) inventory reporting, it is recommended to use Toast.

To find out if xtraCHEF by Toast may be a good fit for your restaurant or to request a demo, please complete the form below.

Running a restaurant is hard work.

We can make it easier. See how we help.

Automate Outdated Processes

Automate manual, time-consuming tasks to not only save time, but to minimize labor costs and missed opportunities.


Access Information Anywhere

View invoices, approvals, inventory values, ingredient price fluctuations and more from any mobile/desktop device.


Discover Data-Driven Insights

Drill down into timely & accurate data analysis to drive better decisions - from menu engineering to vendor negotiation.


Integrate Data Across Systems

Easily integrate data across systems to see the big picture without a big tech team or additional data entry.


Some reasons why Toast users love xtraCHEF:

Actual v. Theoretical Variance Reporting

Integrate sales & PMIX data into xtraCHEF in order to analyze Actual vs. Theoretical variances - automatically accounting for purchases & waste

Product Mix (PMIX) Margin Report

Monitor the variance between anticipated versus actual margins based on daily sales, discounts, etc.

Depleting Inventory & Par Level Reporting

Map menu items & modifiers in Toast to recipes and recipe modifiers in xtraCHEF to automatically calculate theoretical consumption and par ordering quantities

Operating Summary Report

Gives a daily snapshot of financial performance to monitor KPIs and make adjustments in real time.

Declining Budgets

Unleash the power of budgeting to hit your targets, forecast sales, and increase your cash flow.

Unit Comparison Dashboard

Compare performance across locations based on COGS, Category Food Costs, and GL codes.

Food Cost Weekly Dashboard

Drill down into weekly food cost ratios across categories from a percentage of sales, all the way down to purchase details and invoice images.

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