CAHM 160 On-Line Resources
Recipe Management & Menu Costing Software
Free or Inexpensive (under $100) Recipe Management & Menu
International Recipe Management & Menu Costing Software
- AccuChef 6.2
- Performs nutritional analysis, costing, menu planning, recipe
resizing. Allows printing of 3x5 or 4x6 index cards, double-sided cookbooks,
and custom output. (For 32 bit Windows 95, 98, Me, XP, NT or 2000)
Download free 60-use trial; $19.95.
- ComputerEase 2.3 -
Recipe storage, retrieval and sharing. Can
also access the ComputerEase Cookbook, a recipe database on the Internet.
(Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT/2000) Download 20-recipe trial. $17.00
- Cook Ware - Recipe
management software. Offers big color category buttons. Ability to
scale recipes from 1 serving to 100 servings; add your own recipes.
(All Windows from 3.11 to NT 4.0; Macintosh from 6.8 to System 8) Download
- Cookbook Wizard Recipe
Software 1.5 - Cookbook Wizard recipe software offers a way to
organize and track your favorite recipes. It uses a series of self-descriptive
tabs to guide you through the selection process. Choose from a variety
of cuisines or categories. You can also search for specific recipes by
name, ingredients, category, occasion, preparation method, or a host of
other choices. (Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, XP or 2000).Download free 30-day
- CookenPro 2.06 - Recipe management software. (Windows 95, 98, ME, NT
4.0, SP 3 or higher, 2000, XP) $32.95
- The Custom Cook
- Add and organize recipes, create meal
plans, produce grocery lists, and share recipes. (Windows 98, 2000)
- DVO - Cook'n 2000 recipe
management software. ( Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP; also for Palm Pilot)
- ExecuChef Software
Pro 6 - ExecuChef Software is created by a graduate of the Culinary
Institute of America. Accurately track costs in the professional kitchen.
Filemaker underpinnings. (Windows 95,98, 2000, ME or ME Pro, Macintosh
7.6.1 or later) Download free.
- Food Service Software
- Recipe cost estimating, inventory, menu planning, purchasing, make-buy
decisions, target costs. (Win 95/98/NT/2000) Download 30-day trial. $95.00
Scratch 3.05 - A web helper program works with the website yumyum.com
to allow you access to over 10,000 recipes. Shopping list can be created
for one or many recipes. Adds nutrition information to any recipe using
a USDA database plus numerous other functions. (Windows) Download free trial.
- Groceryboy Recipe and
Meal Planning Software 2.1 coming soon - A
complete recipe database with coupon management, meal planning, nutrition
analysis, shopping list can be created by store and/or category plus
many other features.
- Grocwin 4.01 -Create
your grocery shopping list from customizable product master file. Custom
print lists for shopping. with large-print grocery lists for the vision
impaired. Download free trial. $10.00
- Home Cookin Recipe
Software 4.7 - Recipe database, grocery manager, and meal planning
calendar. (Win 95/98/ME/NT4/2000) Download free trial. $29.95
- Kevtec Recipe
Manager 1.2 - Tool for organizing recipes in a true relational
database format. (MS Windows 95, 98, or NT) Download free
- The Living Cookbook
1.x - Offering cooking recipe file software, recipes, organizer, cook
books, nutrition facts and related information. Download 30-day free
- (Now available through ValuSoft.Companion software to Labensky
text "On Cooking") Recipe writing package that provides per-serving nutritional
analysis on the fly. Popular for its ease and files of existing recipes,
including drinks. Capable of doing costing but its strength is in its recipe
development and easy nutritional analysis. $9.99. Free support & recipe
database still available at Cooking Discussion
& MasterCook Software Q&A: Also, it may still be possible to obtain
Version 4, the last one version available for both PC and Mac, for "free
plus shipping of $5.95" from offers.freecdrom.com
Home Page - Official support and information site for Episoft Systems
and their Meal-Master Recipe Database Program. (MS-DOS, Windows95/98,
WindowsNT, OS/2, DesqView, GEM) Download free.
Recipe Workshop Software - Organize recipes from cookbooks, articles
and the Internet into one or more electronic cookbooks. Meal planning
and preparation functions. (Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000) $29.95
- Now You're Cooking! Recipe
Software 5.5 - Product support for this recipe database, meal
planner, and grocery shopping manager. (Windows XP/2000/Me/98/95/NT4) Download
free trial. $25
- PDACookbook 2.2
- Recipe manager. Import Meal-Master or MasterCook recipes to your Palm
OS device. Scale the servings size. Use PC interface for quicker recipe
entry. (Palm OS) Download free trial. $14.95
- Recipe Center
Software - You will be able to download recipes and pictures posted
on the their website. Enter your own recipes, pictures, as well as send
recipes by email. (Windows 95, 98, NT, ME, 2000) Download free 30-day
- Recipe Explorer
1.0 - A computer program to organize your menus, recipes and ingredients.
(Windows 95/98/SE/ME/NT4/2000) $17.50
- Recipe Processor
for Windows 5.2 - A home recipe management system, including a daily/weekly
meal planner, nutrition calculator, and shopping list generator. Calculates
calories, fat, sodium, cholesterol, and cost in real time. Integrated
spell checker, meal planner, on line help. Imports from Meal-Master and
MasterCook. (DOS/Windows 3.x/95/98/NT/Me/XP) Download free trial. $25.00.
- Recipe Shopper
- Organize and select recipes. Shopping
lists are generated once recipes are selected. Also includes a recipe
search tool. (Win98/2000/ME/XP/NT) Download free 30-day trial.. $44.95
- Recipe Wizard Software
- Recipe management software. USDA database, spell check, food glossary
and shopping lists. (All windows platforms) $24.95
2.1 - Recipe management program featuring an easy-to-use table of contents
interface for organizing recipes into chapters and books, an automated
index of recipes and ingredients, menu planning, and shopping list creation.
(Windows; Beta 2.5 for Palm) Download free 25-recipe trial. $19.95
Street Shopping List! - Shopping list planning.
Records recipes & ingredient lists too. (Windows 95 and later) $19.00
Diet Management Software
- Inaka Software 3.0
- Home Recipe Databases, Japanese Font Solutions and CD Libraries. (Win95/98/NT;
Mac 8/9/X) $20.00
- International Recipe
Manager 1.17 - Unlimited recipes and recipe categories. Search for
any details stored about a recipe, e.g. Nationality, Ease, Title or Ingredient
contents, Cooking time, Health and Nutrition details. (Win 95+,NT) Download
On-line Personal Recipe Storage
- CyberDiet's Daily Food
Planner - Plan ahead and prepare healthy meals based on good nutrition
and the number of calories you need to consume daily.
Tracker Shareware 1.0 - Diet, nutrition and exercise planner designed
for people who need to track the foods they eat for diet or health reasons.
Includes recipe builder, menu planner and grocery list features. (Win
95+, Mac 8.1+) Download free trial. $20.00
- Food Watcher Plus
6.0 - Powerful food nutrient counter that tracks 14 nutrients for
1 day or over a period of time. The registered version comes with about
4000 foods, and the ability to add your own. (Win95/98/NT) $24.95
Beer & Wine Management Software
- CookbookWizard.com - Your personal internet cookbook.
Affiliated with Mealmaster.
- My Recipe Database
- A site where you can keep a personal collection of recipes and share
your collection with others.
Online Cookbooks - Keep your recipes online at Recipezaar in your
own searchable browseable, personalized family cookbook. Print recipes
and shopping lists. Post recipes via the web, e-mail and mealmaster exports.
- The RecipeCircus - Free
webspace for recipes, with easily personalized pages. Affiliated with
Mimi's Cyber Kitchen.
- The Uncorked Cellar
- Comprehensive wine guide and cellar management program. Provides winery
details, wine ratings, value guide, winemaker's tasting notes, cellaring
guide and others. Download free 60-day trial. $35
- Cyber Wine Cellar
- Offers an on-line system to help you manage your wine collection. Subscription
required. Download free 14-day trial. $299
- Homeworks Software
- Creators of Homebrew Calculator, for the beer home brewer. Create
beer recipes with many calculations done for you. Lots of ingredient
data pre-recorded. (Win 95/98/ME). Download free 30-day trial. $35
Wine Cellar Management - Manage a personal wine cellar. Helps you
serve and pair your best vintages. Other Features: Stock management, pairing
wines and food and aging wines. Available in English and French. Download
Wine Workshop - Manage your wine cellar, classify wines based on
descriptors, maturity dates and food and wine matches. Download for
- Party Peddlers .com
- Host a wine tasting party and log wine tasting notes. Program includes
invitations, recipes, games, and wine tasting database. Download for
- PC-Bartender - A complete
home bartending package. Shareware version includes over 200 recipes and
can track an unlimited number. (WIN 95/98/ME/2000) Download free. Register
- Offers a program that allows wine collectors, hobbyists, wine clubs,
and cellar owners to organize, catalog, and manage their wine collections
on their PCs. Download for $65.00
- Soft Cafe
Cocktail Express - Drink-recipe program. $49.00
- Vinoté - Free, professionally
written and maintained program that integrates with numbered neck tags.
Download related catalogue program for $39.95.
Guardian - Wine Management Software with cellar location, wine rating
and other features. (Windows 95, NT 4.0 or later) $39.99
- Wine Technologies, Inc.
- Robert Parker's Wine Advisor and Cellar Manager Software. $99.95
- WineBase - Australian
wine cellar management and reference software. USD40.00
- WineBook -
Wine cellar management software. English Windows and Macintosh versions,
incl Mac OS X. Download for $35.00
- WIneO - Danish software (English
version) that contains information about wines from all over the world
and well as functions for purchase and tasting notes, and wine cellar
management. Download free.
- Winescore - Wine rating
package for the Palm Computing platform.
- Winetaster and Cellarmaster
- Programs to help analyze the results of blind tastings and a special
purpose wine cellar database. Download trial versions. $79.95 each or
$119.95 for both.
Expensive (over $100) Recipe Management & Menu Costing Software
Inventory Control, Personal Paging & Point-of-Sale Software
- Calcmenu Professional
Foodservice Software 3.0 -Swiss foodservice software for recipe
costing, menu planning, inventory management, stock location and nutrient
analysis. Download free 30-day trial. $520.00
- Bon Appétit Food
Service Information Systems - School Foodservice Management Programs
comprise this company’s featured products.
- CaterWARE - For
managing catered events: features Menus, Proposals, Event Sheets, Invoices,
- CBORD Group - Developers
of comprehensive software solutions for large foodservice operations
with a strong nutrition-oriented product line.
- ChefTec &
Escoffier Software - Culinary Software Services - A broad line of
tools including recipe and menu costing, inventory controls, nutritional
analysis, employee records and scheduling and a "shopping" module that
consolidates recipes into one "buy list". A student version is also available.
$395 plus $30 per student.
- CostGuard by "At Your
Service Software" - Food & Recipe Costing, Inventory Controls,
Recipe Maintenance and Sales Analysis. $495 and up
- Eatec Software - Offers
a full line of back-office, POS interfacing and catering packages. System
is designed to accomodate large operations.
- ESHA - Nutrition Software
- Nutritional database and recipe management software. $599
- FoodTrak - A well-known
benchmark foodcost, recipe and inventory control system for foodservice
operators. Optional Modules are many including multiple-facility, bar,
bar-code readers, commissary and nutrition software compatibility.
- Back office software includes food cost, inventory control, recipe
management, purchasing, labor and profit and loss. Headquarters software
includes consolidation, client/server reporting and integration to accounting,
payroll and HR systems.
- Optimum Control Restaurant
Software - Manage back of the house recipe-costing & inventory
information as well as sales data; generate reports for on-time decision
making. $199 (lite) or $599 (pro)
- Sweetware - Sweetware
develops costing, inventory and nutritional analysis software primarily
for the Baking Industry. $299
- Soft Café MENU
PRO - Menu design software. $389; Menu Design Illustrations, $129
- Recipe Repair
- Transforms loose, tattered and worn recipes into a neatly organized
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