Yield % Sample You can find yield % by performing a cut test. A 50# Bag of carrots is purchased After Peeling and dicing, 45# remains What is the Yield %?
Yield % 45/50 = 90%
Using Yield % Whole carrots cost $1.00 per pound. How much do peeled carrots cost? Take the original cost and divide by yield % to get the true cost /.90 = $1.11/lb
One more… Red snapper has a yield of 30%. Red Snapper fillets cost $12.99/lb and the whole fish cost 3.50/lb. How should you purchase your snapper?
How much should I buy? Ep/ap = yield% Ap = ep/yield %
Example A recipe calls for 5 lbs of diced pumpkin. Pumpkin has a yield of 60%. How much should you buy? 5 /.60 = 8.33 lbs
One More You have a banquet for 100 people. They will be eating roast beef and each guest will be an ½ lb or 8 oz portion. The only issue is, when you roast the beef, it shrinks 20% which means the yield is 80%. How much beef should you purchase?
Food Cost Expressed as a percentage Cost of food / sales price Cost of food = $2.00 Sales Price = $6.00 Food cost = 33%
Example Chicken Parm$ oz chicken breast oz sauce.25 1 slice cheese oz pasta.55 Fresh basil (garnish).05 What is the food cost???
Food Cost % BLT 2 pieces of bread.15 Bacon.60 Lettuce.25 Tomato.25 You would like a 30% food cost, how much can you sell the BLT for?
Formulas to know YIELD % = EP / AP EP = Starting weight – waste AP = EP/Yield % Food cost % = cost of product / sales price Portion Cost = Total Cost of Recipe / servings
Portion Cost Example Clam Chowder costs $22.00 per gallon to make. There are 16 servings at 8 oz per serving. What is the cost of 1 serving?
Classwork / Homework Standardize your recipes – put them in easy to use formats Using the price sheet, fill out recipe cost form for all 6 recipes to determine sales price Create your menu Turn in all 13 pages next week