Trade Calculations
Food Cost Percentages

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Objective 8

When you complete this objective you will be able to calculate the food cost percentage, given a portion cost and a desired menu price.


Formula


example

Chicken Pot Pie costs $2.13 to produce including the cost of accompaniments such as French fries and vegetables. The Menu Price is $5.95. What is the Food Cost Percentage?

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Trade Calculations
Last Modified May 2007, Garry Wall
Email to: grwall@shaw.ca