Better Cater Features
Why use pen and paper, word docs, and spreadsheets to do your catering proposals? Streamline your proposals and look more professional so you can win more clients.
Better Cater gives you the tools to turn around professional-looking proposals within minutes of speaking with your potential guest so they can make a tangible connection to your business. Our proposals explain in great detail the products and services you will provide so that your clients can trust your business to cater their event. We understand that to win a contract you not only have to be talented in the kitchen but also quick to send professional proposals to guests to demonstrate how much you care about them.
Better Cater can generate tons of reports that make it so much easier for you to manage and organize your business.
Better Cater can generate so many different reports that track your overall food sales, staff, and inventory that help your business grow by making it more organized. The ordering and prep sheets will help streamline your kitchen. The menus, proposals, and invoices will help organize your sales department. And the scheduling and packing lists will be essential for your operations team.
Organize every detail of your events all in one place using our integrated calendar.
Better Cater offers an integrated calendar that keeps you updated on upcoming events. The calendar syncs with Google Calendar, Outlook, and Apple Calendar. The booking calendar allows you to manage all of your bookable spaces in a simple but advanced featured calendar. You can create multiple views based on day, week, month, or year format. Rescheduling events is now a breeze.
Better Cater is a huge time-saver. Stop spending hours entering information into multiple databases and creating separate reports.
We understand that 90% of your day is spent planning. Better Cater saves you time and allows you to have all your information in one spot and customize your reports based on the information that you've only had to enter once. With our simple-to-learn software you'll save hours of office time by using reports that streamline all the documents needed for you to fulfill individual jobs. We are confident that with Better Cater the time you spend on proposals and invoicing will drop by 50%. Simply put, Better Cater cuts down on administrative work.
Schedule, produce, and manage hundreds of events with ease.
No other catering software makes it this easy to create and manage a booking. Better Cater is intuitive and super simple -- our tools help you seamlessly keep track of your clients and their previous events. The contact management tools and task organizer help you to stay on top of every event. Store historical data about your clients' preferences and specific details about past events.
An easy to use interface loaded with features designed with you in mind.
No other catering software makes it this easy to setup menus, create pack lists, or book your first party within 10 minutes of using the software. Better Cater gives you the edge over your competitors by allowing you to deliver fast, clear, and professional proposals. Better Cater offers very intuitive tools designed by people who understand catering and events.
We provide an A+ customer service team that is very responsive and always a phone call or email away to answer your questions.
We understand the importance of providing you with world-class customer service. That's why we have real people to answer your questions over the phone, via email, or on chat to make sure that everything is running smoothly. And if you consider yourself computer challenged, don’t worry because we also offer an extensive video library that easily explains every part of Better Cater step by step.
Access Better Cater from anywhere and retrieve your information pretty much anywhere with an internet connection.
Whether you’re working at an event off-site, in the kitchen, or at your desk, you can retrieve your event details using any computer, smartphone, or tablet. Better Cater is 100% mobile-optimized, so your proposals, menus, and event details look just as good from your desktop as they do in the palm of your hand.
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We’re happy to demo Better Cater for individuals and teams. You’ll see exactly how easily you can organize and streamline your operations. Choose a time for your custom demo to begin setting your business up for success.
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Included with your Plan at no extra charge.
- User-Friendly Interface
- Up and Running in Minutes
- Create Invoices/Proposals
- Fanatical Support
- Powerful Event Manager
- Instant Profit Reports
- No Fuss Vendor Manager
- All-in-One Contact Manager
- Foolproof Recipe Manager
- Amazingly Simple Navigation
- Various Sales Reports
- No-Hassle Updates
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the 30-day free trial work?
If you cancel a plan within 30 days of signing up you won’t be charged anything. If you do choose to cancel your account in the future you will never be charged again, but you are responsible for charges already incurred up until your cancellation. Refunds are not issued after your initial 30 day trial and we don’t prorate for partial months.
What types of payment do you accept?
Currently we accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. We do not accept PayPal. At this time we only accept payments online so we will not be able to accept a P.O., invoice you, or take an order over the phone.
Can I change plans?
Yep. You can upgrade or downgrade your plan and the new pricing plan will take effect starting your next pay period.
Is my data safe and secure?
Our state-of-the-art computer servers are protected by 24-hour surveillance. Our product, software, and infrastructure is updated regularly with the latest security patches. Our network is protected by an enterprise-class firewall to keep your data safe.
Do I have to sign a long term contract?
No. Better Cater gives you the option to have a monthly subscription — a pay-as-you-go service. You simply pay month-to-month. And, you also have the option of the annual plan where you are charged once annually.
What web browsers work with Better Cater?
Internet Explorer 7 and higher, Firefox 3 and higher, Safari 4 and higher, Chrome 4 and higher.
Are there per-user fees?
Each plan above applies for one user. You can always choose to add additional users for each of the plans at any time for an additional fee.
Is there a setup fee or yearly maintenance fee?
There is no setup fee or yearly maintenance fee. After the the free 30-day trial pay either $59/month or $590/year, depending on your plan.