You may want to determine if your recipes hit a certain food cost %. Or, if you are in retail, a margin %.
reciProfity comes set with a 30% global food cost %
You can change this global 30%, or override this global % for certain meal types (such as Entrees, Bar etc) by using the Manage Categories section of The Optimizer.
We'll use the global % for any recipe that does not have a Primary Category with an associated food cost or margin %
To set this global % click on The Optimizer:
Choose Set Food Cost % or Margin %
Determine what, if any, food cost or margin % you want to use:
And remember, if you want to use a specific food cost % for certain mean categories (such as entrees, bar etc) you can do that in the Manage Categories section of The Optimizer.