xtraCHEF by Toast
xtraCHEF is now xtraCHEF by Toast!
By combining Toast’s in-depth point-of-sale data with ingredient-level purchase details, we can offer our customers an end-to-end view of a restaurant’s operational and financial performance.
We will continue to offer tools to automate and streamline any restaurant's operations and financial management - regardless of POS system.
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Automate Outdated Processes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.Automate
Access Information Anywhere
View invoices, approvals, inventory values, ingredient price fluctuations and more from any mobile/desktop device.Access
Discover Data-Driven Insights
Drill down into timely & accurate data analysis to drive better decisions - from menu engineering to vendor negotiation.Discover
Integrate Data Across Systems
Easily integrate data across systems to see the big picture without a big tech team or additional data entry.integrate
How does it work?
xtraCHEF by Toast offers easy-to-use tools to streamline repeatable tasks — like bookkeeping, managing inventory, and tracking margins — that are required to run an efficient and profitable restaurant.
AP Automation is our bread and butter. We offer the restaurant industry’s most reliable and most accurate line-item recognition and extraction software.Explore AP Automation
Configurable price alerts, cost trend reports, declining budgets, and more offer transparency, oversight, and intelligent decision-making.Explore Food Cost Management
Fueled by invoice data, see automatically accurate plate costs in real time with xtraCHEF.Explore Recipe Management
An inventory management program is only as good as the quality of the data and the consistency of the effort. That’s why we made it as easy and effortless as possible for operations teams to use.Explore Inventory Management
Want to learn more about xtraCHEF’s robust product offerings? Click here to see more about what we do.Explore Our Features
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.
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.
Even if it did nothing but AP automation, I’d recommend it to every restaurant in the country.
[Inventory] is so straightforward, it’s almost like a game. What do you see? Enter it. That’s it. There’s no guesswork involved.– Cassidy Womack, Director of Operations, Sidewall Pizza Co.
There's a million and one things to do when you run a restaurant. Not having to spend several hours a week managing paperwork is a game-changer and allows me to focus on the other million things.
Let’s do this!
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