Create a Stock Count Template

Create a Stock Count Template

Stock Count Templates exist in Restaurant365 to create Stock Counts when Inventory is counted.  Stock Count Templates can be found in the Inventory section of the Operations Module of Restaurant365, as well as on the Restaurant365 Mobile App This article will cover the following: Reviewing the list of existing Templates Creating a new Stock Count Template Adding Storage Locations Adding Items Changing the sort order   Overview Stock Count Templates are saved templates containing specific Inventory Items, sorted by a User defined ‘Storage Location’.  Storage Locations represent physical locations at the Restaurant Location.  Stock Counts are created from a specific Stock … Continued
Comparable Stores

Comparable Stores

A grouping some restaurant companies use to analyze similar stores often vs a prior year is accomplished in the system with the Comparable (Comp) Stores feature.  This allows a company to state which dates each location should be included in the comp store group for reporting.  There are many reports that can be filtered to run only for comp stores or non-comp stores. Setup When a restaurant first opens many restaurant companies don’t want to include it in some reports because of its lack of historical sales and the variability of sales in the first few months so its considered non-comparable.  Often … Continued
Stock Count Quantities Report

Stock Count Quantities Report

Upon completing a Stock Count, the User has the option of running a ‘Stock Count Quantities Report’ from the ‘Action’ menu on the Stock Count   Selecting the ‘Print Stock Count Qty’ option in the ‘Action’ menu will open the report in a new tab.  The report will resemble the following sample report with a ‘Total by Inventory Account’ (GL Account) section, and Subtotals by Storage Location:     Click here for more information on Stock Counts in Restaurant365  
Journal Entry Import Templates

Journal Entry Import Templates

Overview Journal Entries can be imported in to Restaurant365 using CSV templates.  Click here for the Journal Entries Overview page.  Two types of Journal Entries can be imported in to Restaurant365: Journal Entry Payroll Journal Entry Each type can be imported using the same template, the ‘R365 JE Import Template.csv’, provided in Table 1 below.  Journal Entries and Payroll Journal Entries can be imported by hovering over the ‘Account’ menu in the top ribbon and selecting ‘Import Journal Entry’.  Click here for more information on Importing Journal Entries   Journal Entry / Payroll Journal Entry Template [table id=18 /]   … Continued
Performing a Stock Count via Browser

Performing a Stock Count via Browser

Stock Counts (Inventory Counts) are essential in the Restaurant365 Operations Module.  Through the use of Stock Counts, Users can obtain an accurate snapshot of the inventory in their restaurants.  A completed Stock Count becomes the Inventory Journal Entry in the Accounting Module with the distribution being calculated automatically and recorded on the Stock Count.  Additionally, the quantities entered on Stock Counts are utilized in several reports in Restaurant365.  Click here for more information on Stock Counts in Restaurant365 The process of Creating and Entering in a Stock Count via Browser is outlined below:   Navigate to Stock Count Template List The … Continued
Import Tool

Import Tool

Restaurant365 comes with an import tool which allows end users to import many types of records such as Vendors, GL Accounts, Items, Beginning Balances, Recipes, Item Locations, Vendor Items, etc.  These imports can create new records or update existing records To access the import tool navigate to the Administration menu in the top ribbon and select ‘Import’ Upload File step This step is where you choose what record you’ll be importing, whether it will create or update those records, and then select your file to import.  The fields are described below:   Options – in this list box you select … Continued
Stock Usage Report

Stock Usage Report

Upon completing a Stock Count, the User can run the Stock Usage report via My Reports to see metrics on Inventory Usage, Purchases, Sales and Inventory Turns.  To run the report, navigate to ‘My Reports’ and select the ‘Stock Usage’ report and click ‘Run’: Sample Report:   Click here for more information on Stock Counts in Restaurant365
Item Costing

Item Costing

Overview: The system is equipped with multiple fields to help track item cost based on purchases and stock counts. This feature requires additional setup and maintenance elements. Setup There are  five different records in Restaurant365 that will drive item costing functionality: Vendors Units of Measure Purchased Items Item Location (Optional) Vendor Items (Optional) Vendors   On the vendor record the dropdown field named Entry can be set to ‘by Account’ or ‘by Item.’ If ‘by Item’ is selected then when invoices are entered for this vendor the item detail grid will display, if ‘by Account’ then the account grid will … Continued
Creating a Memorized Journal Entry

Creating a Memorized Journal Entry

Recurring Transactions are set up using memorized transactions. The Memorized Transaction functionality allows the user to save a template that can be used over and over again (automatically or manually) without having to re-key all the details. For your monthly payroll expense you might want to use a memorized Journal Entry. Step 1 – Create a Journal Entry or use an existing entry. In this example we have created Rent Journal Entry. Then Memorize the entry by going to Action>Memorize.This will open the Memorize window with the fields described below: Memorized Template Name – type the name you want for the template … Continued
Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure – Base Types Units of Measure are used throughout Restaurant365 for Inventory, Purchased/Vendor Items, Recipe Costing, Commissary Items, and Catering Item tracking.  Units of Measure (U of M) are completely customizable and you can have as many, or as few as you need.  There are three Base U of M that all other U of Ms must be equated to either directly, or indirectly through other U of Ms.  These three Base Units of Measure are: Volume Base for this type = OZ-fl Examples: OZ-fl, Cup, Gallon, Quart Weight Base for this type = OZ-wt Examples: OZ-wt, LB, KG, … Continued