The Lynx Purchasing GP Calculator App has been downloaded by more than 10,000 chefs and hospitality professionals.
The free app passed the 10,000 download milestone at the start of 2015 with industry analysts forecasting strong competition for consumer spend in the year ahead, the app helps operators manage margins and calculate menu prices simply and efficiently.
John Pinder, managing director, Lynx Purchasing, said: "Whether launching new menus, offering specials, or running promotional offers to stay competitive in a quickly-changing market, maintaining the target gross profit is at the heart of a successful foodservice business.
"Using our free GP app gives chefs and managers the information they need to cost dishes and negotiate with suppliers, using a smartphone or tablet. The fact that more than 10,000 professionals across the industry are now using it shows how foodservice businesses are embracing the digital revolution to compete effectively."
The GP App is the first digital product to receive the Craft Guild of Chefs endorsement and can be downloaded at: Lynx Purchasing GP Calculator App for Apple iPhone and iPad and Lynx Purchasing GP Calculator App on Google Play.