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ChefTec and ChefTec PDA Providing Users With Next Generation of Back-of-the-House Software Solutions
LOS ANGELES, Calif., August 31, 1999 ó Culinary Software Services Inc., the developer of the leading foodservice recipe and menu costing/inventory control product ChefTec, was awarded the prestigious Innovator's Award for Technology by the California Restaurant Association at the Western Hospitality Expo in Los Angeles last week. Bev Daniels, General Manager of Culinary Software Services accepted the award.
"This is the second year in a row that ChefTec software products have won the Innovator's Award," Ms. Daniels commented. "We are especially proud that a group like the California Restaurant Association, which has such a great reputation for fostering the use of technology in foodservice, would rate ChefTec as the best technology has to offer the industry in 1999."
ChefTec and its sister product, ChefTec Plus, were the first 32-bit, Windows 98/95/2000 compatible recipe costing and inventory control products on the market. ChefTec PDA works with the Palm III from 3Com® and allows users to take their personal digital assistant throughout their operation, entering inventory counts, and then instantly upload the physical counts into ChefTec on their desktop. Itís as simple as the click of a button on the included cradle.
About Culinary Software Services Inc.
Founded in 1990 by Brian Bennett and Chef Dana Holland, Culinary Software Services makes ChefTec and ChefTec Plus software for the foodservice industry. With a broad customer base ranging from individual chefs to multi-unit restaurants, caterers, hotels and educators, both programs are designed to give companies a competitive edge by tracking fluctuating food costs and directly comparing vendors' online prices.
In 1998, the company released ChefTec Plus, a complete back-of-the-house package that contains the comprehensive inventory control, recipe and menu costing, and nutritional analysis functionality of ChefTec, combined with more sophisticated features, primarily the ability to interface with POS systems and perpetual inventory.