The Chefsbk supplier packages are a little different from the normal packages for chefs, businesses and home cooks, in as much as they are provided to help suppliers easily get ingredients details, including allergens, nutrition and price changes (and how to use them in recipes) to their customers automatically.


The table below highlights the key functions available:

 RETAIL SUPPLIERSWHOLESALE SUPPLIERS
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HELP and SUPPORT
Standardised Help Guides for all users
Video Tutorials
Email and Telephone Support Available
BUSINESS PROMOTION
Business Promotion
CONTENT HUBS
Public content hubs are used by other Chefsbk users to automatically use the suppliers ingredients
Chefsbk users can see all Public Content Hubs and can link to them via their Chefsbk Manage section.
Content Hubs - Suppliers also use their Chefsbk as a sales tool/ cookbook, providing recipes for their non Chefsbk customers as well.
Content Hubs - Option for customers to create their own Chefsbk via a content hub.
ALLERGENS
Automatic allergen summaries for recipes help customers with planning purchasing
Automatic allergen summaries for menus
NUTRITION
Automatic nutrition summaries for recipes helping customers plan their weekly shop.
Automatic nutrition summaries for menus
INGREDIENTS
Ingredients - Automatic use of Chefsbk's Central Ingredients library, including allergens, nutrition to convert to own ingredients
Ingredients - Simplified allergen management
Ingredients - Add nutrition to support automatic calculations
Ingredients - Help customers recognise ingredients by adding ingredient photos.
Ingredients - Help customers allergen and nutrition compliance by adding packaging photos
Ingredients - Single point for updating ingredient prices, which automatically updates linked Chefsbks
Ingredients - Improve the accuracy of recipe costs using the Yield Calculator
Ingredients - Duplicate central ingredients to create your own local ingredients list
Ingredients - Automatically calculate current value and order needs using Stock Count
Ingredients - Automatic recipe and menus calculation updates after ingredient updates
Ingredients - Collaborate with other local suppliers by linking to their content hubs.
RECIPES
Recipes - Supplier cookbooks have recipes starter pack added by Chefsbk at launch.
Recipes - Chefsbk will add new product relevant recipes monthly.
Recipes - Suppliers can add their won recipes to be shared.
Recipes - Simplified by using sub recipes like ingredients
Recipes - Automatically summarises recipe allergens, including sub-recipes
Recipes - Automatically show allergens per ingredients to meet current food hygiene requirements
Recipes - Automatically calculate portion nutrition based on portion size
Recipes - Standardised recipe methods to aid the production of a consistent products
Recipes - Automatically calculate recipe costs per batch and per portion
Recipes - Automatically recommends menu prices based on target GP%
Recipes - GP Calculator provides a real GP% based on preferred menu prices
Recipes - Linked to central list of EQUIPMENT for inclusion in recipes
Recipes - Support Compliance by adding High Risk Item instructions directly in recipes
Recipes - Support Compliance by adding Acrylamide avoidance instructions directly in recipes
Recipes - Realtime publishing allowing customers instant access to new content
Recipes - Realtime local editing, with updates applied immediately
Recipes - Realtime local cloning, letting you copy recipes, edit them and publish new version instantly
Recipes - Use recipes on linked Content Hubs
MENUS
Menus - Use menus on linked Content Hubs
Menus - Automatically show allergens for each dish
Menus - Automatically show nutrition for each dish
Menus - Automatically calculate the total nutrition for a whole menu and number of portions
Menus - Automatically calculates costs based on the number of portions input
PROFIT MANAGEMENT
Menus - GPChecker gives an instant visual check for margins after local ingredient price updates.
Menus - Event Calculator quickly tests "price per head menus" for event menus
Menus - Quickly tests profitability and GP achievement for combined dishes on fixed price menus
Menus - Automatically calculates cash margins after costs based on sales figures input
PORTION MULTIPLIER
Recipe Portion Multiplier - Automatically recalculates ingredient amounts and associated costs for any number of portions
Menus Portion Multiplier - Automatically recalculates ingredient amounts and associated costs for any varying number of portions
SHOPPING LISTS
Recipes Shopping Lists - Automatically generated based on the number of portions
Menus Shopping Lists - Automatically generated based on the number of portions required, consolidating ingredients into one amount
PREP LISTS
Recipes Prep Lists - Automatically generated for number of portions required, listing prep instructions
Menus Prep Lists - Automatically generated for number of portions per dish, listing consolidated prep instructions
CHEF-E-PEDIA/ INFORMATION CENTRE
Chef-e-pedia - is an centralised way to share product information with customers.
SALES SUPPORT TOOLS
Sales - Independently create event menus and price them as recipes are automatically costed
FOOD LABELS
Food labels - Automatically created for all recipes, including allergens, nutrition and ingredients
STOCK
Stock - Stock Count automatically shows overstock and ordering needs based on par levels
Stock - value wet, dry and consumable stock, plus all prep'd sub recipes by simply counting stock
HYGIENE
Hygiene - Fully authorised system awarded a Primary Authority Partnership with Worcestershire Regulatory Services
Hygiene - Online Monitoring System used by all staff
Hygiene - Automatically stores, logs and time stamps all reports
Hygiene - Automatic notification used to advise when reports not submitted on time
Hygiene - Automatic Hygiene Issue Warnings are sent when reports identify an issue
Hygiene - EHO's can have their own log in to support businesses remotely
Hygiene - Provides a training confirmation section to show your EHO who has been trained and when
FOOD WASTAGE REPORTING
Food Wastage Reports - Used to automatically calculate the cost of food waste
STAFF FOOD COSTS
Staff Food Costs - Used to automatically calculate the cost of staff food
SHARING CONTENT
Sharing - Chefsbk packages let you invite a defined number of others to either view of contribute to your Chefsbk
Sharing - customers can create their own log in to retail supplier cookbooks as view only.
Sharing - chefs can create their own log in to wholesale supplier sites as view only.
Sharing - Inviting Viewers - suppliers can also invite customers to use the cookbook
Sharing - Inviting Contributors
Sharing - Multisite Users
CHEF'S BOOK SECURITY
Security - all Chefsbks are protected by SSL encryption
Security - all Chefsbks can only be accessed by authorised log in and password
Security - all Chefsbk's are backed up every 24 hours, by our hosting company and a third party host
Security - all content sharing in PIN protected and require second stage confirmation
MANAGING YOUR CHEF'S BOOK
Manage - Your Chef's Book lets choose tax rates, sharing options and insert your logo
Manage - Your Account lets users manage their personal details and passwords
Manage - Your Users lets Chefsbk owners invite and manage others authorised to view or use their Chefsbk
Manage - Your Discounts lets users introduce others to Chefsbk and benefit from discounts to their own subscription
Manage - News & Updates lets users choose which Chefsbk updates to receive
CHEF'S BOOK NEWS
Chefsbk News - keeps users up to date with updates, new content and functions
STORAGE
Storage - Chefsbk is cloud based, so is available 24/7 anywhere with internet connectivity
SUPPLIER DIRECTORY
Supplier Directory - all Chefsbk users have access to the central supplier directory as well as their own.
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A full list of the headline benefits for Supplier packages. These headings are links to further information pages.