This MacNews Category Review looks at catering software for Mac OS X. Products covered include BC Resto, BedSheet, CaterEdge, Mac Restaurant and Sixth Sense Cafe.
BC Resto (http://www.bmonaco.com/) is a Mac OS X application for restaurant management.
BedSheet (http://www.ha77.com/) is an Excel-based tool for managing bed and breakfast operations. It includes scheduling, occupancy, invoice and other “back-office” features. It’s Mac OS X compatible.
CaterEdge (http://www.cateredgesoftware.com/) is Mac OS X integrated software that automates the management of a catering business. Built-in remote access lets you work from home, office and on the road.
MacRestaurant (http://www.informaticabiella.com/) is Italian cross-platform restaurant management software.
Sixth Sense Cafe
Sixth Sense Cafe (http://www.sixthsensepos.com/) lets you use your Mac or PC to place orders, print guests checks, keep track of employees hours, report on all activities in your restaurant and keep track of your inventory. You can print to a maximum of 12 printers for orders. This allows automatic printing to the hot kitchen, cold kitchen, bar, station and anywhere else you like. Sixth Sense Cafe can print checks in three formats: everything on one check, one check with each guests order itemized or a separate check for everyone. This can be done at any time, you don’t have to do know at the beginning of the order.
— Dennis Sellers