How do you standardize recipes for reliability and consistency and how does it affect your bottom line.
Standardization of your recipes looks after a few things; mainly the quality and quantity you will produce. In a word: consistency. Standardization goes a long way to maintaining the reliability your guests come to expect and frankly the reason they come back providing that you have a good product and service in the first place.
Over time I have heard some interesting excuses for NOT following standardized recipes:
These reasons are ridiculous and hint at deeper systemic problems in your establishment. Standardized recipes are cornerstones to providing consistent menu items at a prescribed cost, meaning that if you can control your costs, you can control your profit.
What should happen and why: here are some tips!
Given these few examples, it’s hard to understand why people still want to resist standardization of their menu items.
Mike has worked across Canada as a food and beverage professional and currently divides his time between writing and teaching people how to start and run their own businesses.