Whether it’s from catering, a restaurant, or a food truck, easily track your income and expenses. Collect, report, and pay sales tax faster. No matter what you’re doing, QuickBooks puts the data you need at your fingertips to manage costs and make smart decisions.
The restaurant business is a lot of work. Your accounting solution doesn’t have to be.
Manage costs to stay on budget
Clear reports and actionable insights
Restaurants run on tight margins. Understand how changes to your menu or operations impact your bottom line. It’s easy to run profit and loss reports, analyze performance, and make adjustments on the fly.
Get live bookkeeping help
QuickBooks Live lets you chat with a bookkeeper to review your books, run reports, and even help with bank reconciliations—giving you more time to run your restaurant.**
Automate bill and invoice approvals
Make manual approvals a thing of the past. Automate your accounting system by using customized workflow templates to streamline repetitive billing and invoicing tasks.
Only available in QuickBooks Online Advanced.
Connect to apps that work hard for restaurants.
MarginEdge connects a restaurant’s POS system to QuickBooks for seamless data flow and elimination of manual invoice entry. The AP automation platform is built specifically for accountants with restaurant clients. Detailed reports, including daily P&L, are created automatically.
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Frequently asked questions
You control the menu. QuickBooks helps control the costs.
Restaurant accounting software that shows you where your money is going.
Control costs and organize expenses
Managing overhead, labor, and food costs are three important ingredients for a successful restaurant. QuickBooks automatically categorizes and tracks your expenses, giving you the information you need to manage your money and plan ahead.
Manage labor costs
With QuickBooks time-tracking and payroll features, employees can log their hours. After you approve them, QuickBooks does the rest. Run reports to see payroll costs by kitchen, front of the house, and more.
Sync with your bank
Save time and connect your bank account so that all deposits, withdrawals, and transactions are automatically recorded, categorized and updated in QuickBooks.**
Snap a photo to add receipts on the go. QuickBooks matches the receipt to existing expenses or creates a new expense in your books so you don’t have to.
Frequently asked questions
Get instant, accurate reports 24/7
Generate financial statements
Easily run financial statements in real time that show you exactly where your restaurant stands. Access your cash flow statement, balance sheet, and profit and loss statement in just a few clicks.
Get a clear picture of your business
Find the data you need, presented the way you want. View daily sales over time, or see how you’re doing in 2 week periods instead of by month. Customize your reports for the info that matters most to you.
Automate your reports
Do you have partners or colleagues that need to review reports regularly? Does your accountant ask for monthly financial updates? No problem. QuickBooks makes it easy to schedule and email reports to anyone.**
Manage cash flow
The cash flow dashboard lets you view money-in and money-out trends at a glance so you can see in real-time how your restaurant is doing and make informed business decisions.