What Our Customers Say Recipe Cost Calculator has a 4.9 rating on Capterra as of May 2023.

"I simply can't say enough good things about Recipe Cost Calculator. It is a tool for cooks by cooks, it shows that this tool has been designed by someone who understands the cooking process."

-Emiliana P (La Cocina SF)

This is the most comprehensive, restaurant focused cost calculator I've ever seen.

-Andrea Lubkin

Recipe Cost Calculator has enabled us to decrease actual food costs by 10 percentage points due to less waste and better eyes on price changes.

-Seth Iiames

How we help

Works on desktop and mobile

You and your team need to access your recipes and costing data in a way that makes sense for you, which is why we build Recipe Cost Calculator to work brilliantly on desktops, laptops and mobile devices (Android and iOS). Customers around the world access their recipes, create purchase orders, take inventory and train staff using Recipe Cost Calculator in their restaurant and production kitchens.

We help you work brilliantly on desktop and mobile devices running iOS or Android

Insights that save you money

View per-ingredient or per-category recipe costs with a glance, allowing you to make informed decisions about where to find your most significant savings. Change ingredients? Find a cheaper supplier? Tweak your recipe formula? Increase your prices?

These are the questions you'll be able to answer with the help of Recipe Cost Calculator.

Customers regularly report that active use of Recipe Cost Calculator had reduced their raw material costs by up to 10%1.

1. Feedback gathered from customers (2018-2022)

Automated measurement converters

Easily create measurement converters to convert between weight / volume or other units, depending on how you want to use your ingredients in your recipes. Set it once and forget it!

We have built-in measurement conversions using industry-standard data for over 1000 commonly used ingredients.

We help eliminate hours of work trying to manually perform unit conversions

Recipe scaling and planning that borders on magical

Create or view scaled versions of your recipes with no more than a few clicks. Not only that, but you can automatically scale any combination or group of recipes in order to generate a shopping list, prepare a production plan, or view raw materials for a given days sales.

In this simple example, we have three individual cookie recipes from our account that we've scaled based on demand. In seconds, we've generated a full shopping list (bill of materials). You can use this for forecasting in your restaurant, planning ahead in your bakery, organizing events in your catering business or countless other ways.

Our planning tools save customers $240-$600 in labor costs per month1.

1. Feedback gathered from customers (2018-2022)

Incredible recipe scaling that borders on magical

Keeping your customers informed and safe

Feel better about ensuring your customers know exactly what they're getting. No more poring over labels and worrying about formula changes to make sure you have the most accurate spec sheet on hand. Set up your ingredients once, and Recipe Cost Calculator will forever tell you exactly what major allergens are in any of your menu items. Oh, you need nutrition data? Yeah. We do that, too.

48% of food business operators are concerned with how they handle allergens1.

1. Operators use of technology in the kitchen, a 2020 study by The Access Group

Allergen tagging that flows through all your recipes

Recipe and Ingredient Categories

Categorize your ingredients and recipes in ways they make sense to you. Easily enable/disable certain features and display data based on category settings.

Currency Displayed Your Way

Display your pricing any way you want depending on where you are on the globe. Round currency, use any currency symbol you want.

...and much, much more.

The Recipe Costing software you've been looking for.

Transform your business and free yourself from spreadsheets. Costing, pricing, planning, inventory, nutrition and more. You'll wonder how you ever lived without it.


Our elegant, easy-to-use interface means you can be viewing detailed recipe costing data in minutes, saving you hours to focus on more important parts of your business.

More time to work on growing your business.


To build your business you need tools that will save you money so you can invest that extra cash in growth (or a vacation).

Spend less on ingredients and raw materials


Less mistakes. Higher accuracy. Get more done in less time. Use our powerful planning and pricing tools to maximize your margins.

Be certain your business is profitable

Security without compromise

All plans come with these benefits out of the box.


We know how valuable your recipes are. Your recipes are yours and yours alone.


All data moved sent to and from your account is encrypted.


Your data is safe and secure. We do encrypted off-site backups on a nightly basis.

Open API

An open API to integrate with your existing tech stack.

Our Mission

We want to build the best software tools for small and medium food businesses of all types. Whether you are a manufacturer, restaurant, bakery, caterer or otherwise -- we provide powerful tools for recipe costing, production planning, inventory management, nutrition and more.

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