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Thursday, May 07, 2009

Restaurant Flash Report Format

Hi Joe,

Thanks for your newsletters, its of great help to me in the industry.

I would request if you could help me find/make a format of Cost Controller's "Daily Flash Report" in excel, with all possible data it should contain.

Thanking you for your support,


Good request Harish! Thanks for the compliment.

The daily flash report has to have all the essential information. Our business is quite straightforward from a reporting viewpoint. Sales, food and beverage cost and direct labor dominate the profit and loss statement. The daily report should include sales by meal period, total food received, total beverage received, number of workers and total hours for management, kitchen and service.

In addition to this essential information, I like to include notes and explanations including unusual events (from a financial perspective). Perhaps the weather was very poor or a key staff member called in sick. You may have lost power or had 3 tour buses pull in at the same time.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

hi/ mr. joe

i am new restaurant general manager still under training will handle new restaurant , when am checking the restaurant cost I found it 38% I think of making menu engineering and i think also of making the daily flash cost , or how can I decrease this as much as I can , the restaurant category is Lebanese oriental chain will be opening soon in Canada .
really i need your support and i will never forget that ,
best regards
walid zawawi

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