Benchmarking Menu Analysis Algorithms

Michael L. Kasavana
July 2002
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2002, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the benchmarking and standard menu analysis software which is becoming an essential element of the foodservice technology in the hotel industry in the U.S. It discusses menu analysis models including minimum cost analysis, cost/margin analysis, and engineering menu which are mainly concerned with controlling food cost and in monitoring menu sales data. It also establishes a benchmark against future menu modifications with which it can be assessed or evaluated.


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