Category Archives: Menu Engineering

Menu Engineering Model

Here’s a link to an Excel model I put together to assist with the Menu Engineering process. Menu Engineering Model The model includes all the formulas to automatically classify your menu items based on popularity & profitability and is easy to use and extend (assuming basic Excel skills). Please leave a comment if you found… Read More »

What is Menu Engineering?

Engineering is not a term used frequently in the context of the food industry.  Simply put “engineering” is about appling technical, scentific or mathmatical knowledge to get a desired outcome. Menu Engineering is about taking a more structured approach to building and monitoring a menu. There are two key measures required for Menu Engineering: the… Read More »