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How Digital Checklist can Reduce Restaurant Food Waste

July 30, 2021
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Based on a study conducted by the United Nations in 2019, it was estimated that 931 billion tons of food leftovers ended up in household trash, restaurants and other food services. In addition, we must understand that food waste also has a negative impact on the environment.

Responding to this issue, it is appropriate for restaurants, as one of the parties related to food processing, to adopt sustainable efforts. One of them is to utilize technology such as digital checklists that can support sustainability.

The following are what digital checklists provide to help your restaurant reduce food waste:

Inventory Management System

Digital Checklist offers an inventory management system to help you see the status of the food supplies that you keep in your inventory. This helps you to determine the amount of food you will order next. That way, you will be wiser in processing the food supply so that there will be less wasted food residue.

Notification When Stock Is Low

Preventing food waste in the restaurant is not an easy task. Regular checking and carefulness are needed in conducting supply audits. However, with the help of a digital checklist, you can get an alert when food stock is low. With this, you can understand what should be done.

Also read: 4 Essential Benefits that you need to know about Waste Management

Actual Reports From The Staff

Another convenience offered by digital checklists is that you can track anytime and anywhere if there is any food wasted. In addition, you’ll also receive actual reports from your employees in real time. If you are trying to reduce food waste, regular checks with digital checklists will be very helpful.

Insights That can be Transformed Into Applicable Actions

Digital checklist is a checking tool that provides you with audit results based on data in the field. It will help you transform data into insights that you can easily conclude as corrective actions to overcome food waste problems in your restaurant.

Key Takeaway

With the right plans and the help of a digital checklist, you won't have to make many major adjustments to your restaurant to stop wasting food. When you understand that these efforts also help you maximize profits, you will be motivated to make waste prevention a regular priority in your restaurant.

It's time for any restaurant to be more concerned with environmental issues through food waste prevention. Utilize a digital checklist such as Nimbly to help you make that happen.

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