Cycle Menu Management

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Menu and Resident Solutions to Improve Your Healthcare Foodservice Operation

Cycle Menu Management is an easy and economical tool to help control food and labor costs, get nutrition analysis, standardize quality and streamline production in your foodservice operation. Designed specifically to help those using cycle menus and standardized recipes, this tool is your key to increase foodservice satisfaction and improve cost control.

Cycle Menu Management will provide you with real-time pricing, nutrition information and healthcare menu templates to get you started. There are several different options within Cycle Menu Management from basic Menu Planning to more robust Resident Management Solutions. Need help deciding? Just give us a call at 800-968-4426.

Our Nutrition Resource Center (NRC) develops and releases Senior Living menus twice a year in Cycle Menu Management. The menus are written to help you meet Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations and also are based on regional preferences. You can use these templates as written or modify them to meet your needs.

Customer Testimonial

"Cycle Menu Manager is great. It's helped our standardized menus come a long way. We went from having 8 different menus in 8 different buildings to having standardized corporate Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter menus." ~ Anthony Campbell, Zandex Healthcare (Ohio)

Cycle Menu Management Features & Modules 

We have the application broken down by modules and you can decide which ones are right for you. 

Menu Planning 

  • Create cycle menus or edit the menu templates provided
  • Create and scale production recipes or edit the standardized recipes provided
  • Healthcare recipes include replacements for diet restrictions
  • Run nutrition and costing reports for items, recipes and menus
  • Generate a shopping list for your menu and transfer items to your Online Ordering shopping cart

Production (works in combination with Menu Planning)

  • Scales recipes based on diet census
  • Run production worksheets
  • Generate a suggested order for your menu based on your census

Reporting Only

Reporting Only provides a print and go solution. This module is popular with healthcare chains when a corporate menu is created for all communities. With the Reporting Only module, each community can simply login and print the necessary reports for their menu.This is a great solution for improving menu consistency in your community.

  • View-only capability of menus and recipes
  • Generate and print nutrition and costing reports for items, recipes and menus
  • Generate a shopping list for your menu and transfer items to your shopping cart

Resident Management Solutions

As communities become more focused on resident-centered care, it is essential to have a solution to organize resident information. The Resident Management modules provide not only a way to organize resident detail but also reports that help with communication to food and nutrition services staff.

Tray Card

A simple way to manage resident dining with printed cards that include:

  • Diet order
  • Preferences
  • Allergies
  • Dislikes
  • Dining location
  • Supplements and adaptive equipment

Tray Ticket (works in combination with Menu Planning)

A more comprehensive solution that provides all that the Tray Card module has to offer but also gives you the ability to generate menus that are corrected for resident-specific information such as:

  • Diet
  • Allergies
  • Dislikes 
  • Dining location

Tableside

Tableside is an add-on module to the Tray Ticket module and presents a unique way to revolutionize the dining experience in your community. The module works with a tablet to transform your traditional paper tray ticket into a digital form that you can send to the printer to communicate with your kitchen.

If you are a current customer, learn more about our Cycle Menu Management service offerings.

Learn More About Cycle Menu Management 

New to Cycle Menu Management or need a refresher? Sign in to your account and select the CMM Training to register for our Basics and Beyond training hosted by our Nutrition Resource Center. If you are not a current customer, we would love to talk to you about your food service operation and how our inventory manager services will benefit you. Click the button below to get started.

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