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ChefTec Tutor to Accompany Three Prentice Hall Books
BOULDER, Colo., August 1, 1999 — Culinary Software Services Inc., the developer of ChefTec Software announced that they have signed a contract with Prentice Hall, Inc. to include ChefTec Tutor with three of Prentice Hall’s culinary education titles.
ChefTec Tutor will accompany each book and will come preloaded with recipes and pictures from the book, offering opportunities for hands on experience with the software that is setting the standard in inventory control, recipe and menu costing, and nutritional analysis applications. The three books that will include ChefTec Tutor are:
"Including ChefTec Tutor with these texts gives educators an invaluable tool for turning their students on to the power of ChefTec and the possibilities for using technology in their culinary careers," explained Brian Bennett, president of Culinary Software Services.
"Increasingly these days a professional chef will have his or her ChefTec software that they take with them from job to job, another part of their professional tool kit, just like their knives. By starting students out with ChefTec Tutor and the recipes included with these textbooks, it gives them a jump on mastering the technology that is becoming essential to success in foodservice careers," Bennett continued. "Plus, we’re including a coupon good for a discount on the full ChefTec software package with ChefTec Tutor, and all the preloaded recipes from Tutor will be automatically saved to the main program when they install!"
Besides the preloaded recipes, ChefTec Tutor will include a sampling of the features found in ChefTec, the first 32-bit Windows 95/98/NT compatible recipe costing and inventory control product on the market. ChefTec is in place in a broad range of foodservice settings, from individual chefs to multi-unit restaurants, caterers, hotels, and culinary schools, and is designed to provide operations a competitive edge by tracking fluctuating food costs and directly comparing vendors’ online prices. Other features in ChefTec include the ability to attach photographs and videos to recipes, plus comprehensive nutritional analysis functionality.
The texts with ChefTec Tutor are slated for release in the late summer of 1999 and will be featured in culinary programs across the country.
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. 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.
ChefTec won the Innovator’s Award for Technology from the California Restaurant Association in 1998, and is installed in diverse foodservice operation around the world. Marriott International is currently implementing ChefTec in over 400 of its units. Other recent installations include Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, parent company to T.G.I. Friday’s, Caesar’s Atlantic City, the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort, and the Southern California School of Culinary Arts.
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