Best Catering Software

Catering software assists catering businesses in booking an event, managing venue spaces, staffing, package management, contract management, invoicing, budget management, customer communication, and many more. With advanced catering management systems, event organizers and caters can also create event web pages, set event timelines, create schedules, and automate seating arrangements. Inbuilt CRM systems in catering software also help caterers in capturing future opportunities and lead generation.

What is catering software?

Catering management software is a set of applications that provide customized solutions for events and on-site catering management companies' unique needs. Caterers can create tailored food and beverage configurations and track all assets such as kitchenware, decorations, tableware, furniture, and sound systems easily with the catering management solutions. Other features include banquet management, facility management, inventory management, menu and recipe, management, quote management, etc. 

How can you select the best catering software?

Finding the best catering system can be challenging. Users need to define whether they want a standalone or integrated catering solution? GoodFirms simplifies this for you with its extensively researched and curated list of the top catering software along with their user reviews. Check out the list below:  

List of The Best Catering Management Software

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  • Planning Pod

    The ultimate online hub for managing your events.

    Planning Pod. Smarter tools. Smoother events. Planning Pod is all-in-one online event management software that streamlines how you plan and promote your events. Its 30+ event planning software tools are mobile-responsive and let you manage all your event details in one centralized place on any device, including PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones and Android devices. ... learn more about Planning Pod

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    14 days
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    $19.00 per Month
  • EventPro

    Event planning and management.

    EventPro isn’t a venue booking system with a fiddly little catering add-on or an event management system with an afterthought venue booking component. EventPro has been built from the ground up to be a single system where the Venue Booking, Event Management and Catering Management components are all seamlessly integrated so they can easily stand alone or be used all-in-one and anything in betwee... learn more about EventPro

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  • Sapaad

    Cloud-based Restaurant POS & Delivery Management System

    Sapaad works great for small cafes to multi-chain restaurants. Sapaad does walk-in, dine-in, home delivery & online orders. Our affordable, pay-as-you-go pricing model fits every budget. Sapaad is a cloud-based Point-of-sale and delivery management system for restaurants. It allows owners to have greater control and visibility over all aspects of their business, like sales trends or staff perf... learn more about Sapaad

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    14 days
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    $53.99 per Month
  • Ungerboeck

    Let's Create Events Together

    Ungerboeck is the world's leading event tech platform--empowering over 50,000 users in more than 50 countries. Our end-to-end event management platform puts comprehensive real-time event intelligence at your fingertips. Our innovative tools empower and better inform your team fostering increased collaboration and service. The industry-specific platform enables agile and transparent processes that ... learn more about Ungerboeck

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  • MONKEY

    Empower. Engage. Excel.

    Utilize MONKEY™ to gain control and scale in your takeout, delivery & catering sales channels. Comprehensive Cloud Platform to help you gain control and scale your takeout, delivery & catering sales channels. We deliver software, information, and services that empower food service operators to execute and excel at their off-premise sales channels. MONKEY is the #1 cloud platform for takeout, del... learn more about MONKEY

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  • Eventmachine

    Online Eventplaner & automatisierte MICE

    Eventmachine is the first turnkey platform for event planning and automated quoting. Our MICE tool is seamlessly embedded into the supplier's own website. Eventmachine provides cloud software for online event planning and automated quoting. Hotels, venues and providers of MICE events can 1. save time, 2. prevent errors, and 3. maximize revenue. Eventmachine is embedded seamlessly into the provider... learn more about Eventmachine

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    30 days
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    $34.32 per Month
  • ResortSuite

    Know your Guest

    ResortSuite SALES & CATERING efficiently handles every aspect of your banquet operations from sales task lists, quotations and contracts, event management and invoicing. ResortSuite SALES & CATERING can manage the planning of a single-day banquet or wedding, a multi-day conference, or a multi-venue convention, while providing a 360° view of each and every guest. Our module-based solutions can int... learn more about ResortSuite

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  • CaterSOFT Occasion

    Online Software for Wedding & Event Caterers

    Managing outside catering business is not an easy task. To give you the competitive edge you need a system to help you manage the plethora of functions required to run a profitable catering business. We understand the complexities of how to run a successful event catering business, the planning required and the resource needed. CaterSOFT Occasion is the glue that'll bind all your functions togethe... learn more about CaterSOFT Occasion

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    $75.39 per Month
  • AeroChef

    Fully integrated software solution for efficient management of Flight Kitchens.

    With low margins and large volumes being the rule of the game - proper costing, budgetary control, preventing wastage, forecasting and informed decision making has become as critical as ever. Aero-Chef Flight Kitchen Management System is an enterprise level, fully integrated software solution for efficient management of Flight Kitchens. Inflight catering services is an important component for bran... learn more about AeroChef

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  • CaterXpert

    Perform at the next level

    CaterXpert™ is an innovative catering management solution helping caterers run their business more efficiently, accommodate growth, and deliver high-quality events more consistently. Built to meet the exacting standards of the country’s top caterers, the CaterXpert™ system bundles the industry’s best workflow practices with powerful productivity features. The service is delivered convenien... learn more about CaterXpert

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  • Food-Ordering.co.uk

    Online Food Ordering Software System

    The system is suitable for restaurant chains, single/independent restaurants, groups of independent businesses. It can be even used to create an online food ordering portal system. It is a 3-in-1 system: 1. Online ordering, 2. Wireless in-store ordering (self-service or waiter-led), 3. Table booking with pre-ordering For a variety of hospitality businesses including: Stadiums, Arenas, Conferences,... learn more about Food-Ordering.co.uk

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    $638.88 per One-time
  • eMenus

    Manage menus with ease

    Fully interactive, eMenus lets you self-manage and revise catering menus in real-time plus offer budget calculations and dynamic pricing. Customers load and edit menus in real-time using a CMS that allows for quick changes and up-to-date information sharing with your sales/catering systems. Publish instantly online and save time and money over paper menus. Revise menus in real-time with budget cal... learn more about eMenus

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  • Meido

    power automation in the office

    Meido is a one-of-a-kind office catering software that simplifies the entire process from ordering to product delivery and cost analysis. Multiple teams, offices, cities or floors? No problem! Meido process hundreds of requests in one minute, allows offices to set various parameters of meals (budget for the office or employees, order time). Forget spreadsheets, dozens of phone calls to suppliers t... learn more about Meido

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    $39 per Month
  • ABC Event Manager

    Aggressive Banqueting Concepts

    ABC Event Manager is designed specifically for full-service hotels, convention centers and private clubs -- any business that provides space for meetings, seminars, banquets or parties. The optional integrated Group Sales module adds support for precise management of sleeping room block sales. ABC Event manager contains functionality not found in any competitors software. This is what give us the ... learn more about ABC Event Manager

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  • Banquet Event Booking

    Comprehensive solution for banquet facilities of small, medium or large

    EBS is a user-friendly software for banquet facility scheduling and event management. EBS is ideal for Conferences and meeting facilities, Convention Centers wedding receptions or any other facilities requires event management and contracts. EBS provide a complete solution for booking and planning event that is easily customizable for the banquet facilities of your specific needs. EBS allow you to... learn more about Banquet Event Booking

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  • Foodservice Suite

    We create technologies to serve your community.

    CBORD's Foodservice Suite(R) is a complete back-of-the-house management system for menu planning, production management, inventory control, purchasing, nutritional analysis, and more. Designed to streamline your operations by simplifying and automating everyday tasks, Foodservice Suite helps you control costs, eliminate waste, and improve department P&L.... learn more about Foodservice Suite

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  • CATERWARE

    CATERWARE Catering & Event Management Software

    CATERWARE understands the challenges and needs of a catering business, and has translated those needs into industry-leading products and services targeted to make each of you more efficient, profitable and client responsive. CATERWARE is performance management software designed by caterers and software development leaders as a total solution for catering professionals seeking these improvements in... learn more about CATERWARE

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    $995 per One-time
  • Cost Genie

    Lower Your Food & Bar Costs

    Cost Genie is the must-have, money-saving utensil in the food service industry. Easy to learn and easy to use, Cost Genie provides large restaurant chain analysis and back-of-the-house control for the independent owner. With the Cost Genie modules – Inventory, Recipes, Menu Items and Catering – you can change the cost of a tomato, for example, and food costs and profit margins are updated thro... learn more about Cost Genie

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  • eCater

    Ignite your catering business by automating & selling online

    eCater gives you just that - by automating your ordering process and selling online. Your customers are online and if you’re not already accepting catering orders online, then you should be. eCater not only makes it super-simple, but extremely affordable too. Our techies have worked closely with caterers over time, fine tuning along the way, to make sure eCater ticks all the boxes - at the right... learn more about eCater

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  • Hirana

    Event Management Platform for Caterers & Food Stands

    Hirana helps you plan, organise, and monitor. In one simple platform. Hirana is a collaborative platform that makes organising your business simple, and fast. Plan events and staffing, manage contacts, track your vehicles, and more. No two businesses are the same. Hirana allows for simple customisation to tailor the platform for your requirements. No technical experience needed. Hirana makes it ea... learn more about Hirana

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    30 days
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    $38.37 per Year
  • ReServe

    Successful event management ...it's all about the process.

    ReServe Cloud is the only Event Catering Software program designed around the lifecycle stages of an event from initial guest inquiry to final thank you note and everything in between. Our unique, process-driven design called Event Lifecycle TechnologySM is customizable and automatically prompts you to take the right steps and do the right things at the right time so no details are missed and no m... learn more about ReServe

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  • Caterease

    Event planning & catering software for the forward thinking.

    With all the tools you need to manage your business, Caterease is the only solution that will not leave you wanting more. You can create a custom contract and email it to your customers with the help of Caterease. The scheduler tool allows you to view all the important events in the upcoming days, weeks and months. You can also create a separate schedule based upon your sales representative, categ... learn more about Caterease

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    $68 per Month
  • Spoonfed

    Expand your catering business. Reduce your workload.

    Spoonfed is an online catering management software for caterers, sandwich retailers and franchises. It offers loads of features such as ordering, route planning, production planning, online invoicing and lots more. You can empower your customers with Spoonfed. It provides them with specific menus so that they can order online. The order is automatically processed into production and delivery. The ... learn more about Spoonfed

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  • CaterTrax

    FOODSERVICE SOFTWARE MADE SIMPLE

    The leading catering management software for North America’s largest foodservice management companies. Built by caterers for caterers, our web-based suite of solutions is made to meet the needs of operators across the organization – from roll-up reporting and publishing content for enterprise management, to powerful administrative and production tools for the back of house, and mobile responsi... learn more about CaterTrax

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  • Better Cater

    The Smartest Catering Management Software

    With all the tools you need to manage your business, Better Cater is the only solution that will not leave you wanting more. 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. Access Better Cater from anywhere and retrieve your inf... learn more about Better Cater

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    $690 per Year
  • FoodStorm

    SIMPLIFY YOUR CATERING MANAGEMENT

    FoodStorm catering software provides an online shopping cart built specifically for food ordering. Discover an ecommerce system designed for caterers to save time and make it easy for your customers to order catering online. Less phone calls and emails to worry about, more time for catering! With over 10 years of research and development, FoodStorm catering software will automate your processes, g... learn more about FoodStorm

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  • CaterZen

    Catering Software Reimagined

    From sales to marketing to operations, drop-off and off-premise catering co-exist on one platform. You and your team will be more productive and increase profits with our powerful all-in-one catering software and systems. Route deliveries and assign drivers. The power to exceed client expectations is now in your driver's smartphone; from delivery management to on-the-road client communication. Sa... learn more about CaterZen

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    30 days
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    $99 per Month
  • Flex Catering

    Catering Software for Restaurants & Caterers Online Ordering, Off Premise and Corporate Catering

    Flex Catering is a web-based catering management software. It is all-in-one solution for events and corporate catering. It’s complete set of features covers from online ordering to integration with accounting software and everything in between. Flex Catering helps caterers generate more sales while doing less work. It was built for efficiency so you can easily manage your events, orders, kitchen... learn more about Flex Catering

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  • NewStock Food & Beverage

    SPECIALIZED SYSTEM TO MANAGE F&B STOCKS, PURCHASE ORDERS AND INVENTORY

    Specialized System to manage Stocks, Purchase Orders and Inventory. Configurable product structure supporting groups, families and sub-families. Recipe Cards, Butcher Test, Banqueting and Buffet preparation and control. Probably the most complete F&B software one can find. All types of transactions necessary in professional Stock management: Orders; Purchases; Returns; Entry of Invoices and Delive... learn more about NewStock Food & Beverage

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  • ONOSYS

    ORDERING OPTIMIZED

    Onosys is a fully customizable digital ordering platform for restaurant chains that provides restaurants unparalleled flexibility and customization to deliver their unique ordering experiences digitally. Onosys offers a web and mobile loyalty module for earning, managing, and redeeming points. In sync with our 1:1 Marketing tools, loyalty is paramount for increasing engagement, repeat visits, and ... learn more about ONOSYS

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  • OC Pro

    Restaurant Inventory Management Software

    OC Pro is our most popular restaurant inventory management software. Take control of all your fundamental business needs with our restaurant inventory processes: food costing, recipe and menu calculators, reporting, ordering, purchasing, catering, event management, and nutritional analysis – all in one easy-to-use platform. With OC Pro, you get a complete restaurant inventory management system i... learn more about OC Pro

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    $99 per Month
  • orderbird POS

    The iPad point of sale system for hospitality.

    orderbird's iPad POS (Point of Sale) system has taken on a leading role in the new generation of smart, affordable and easy-to-operate cash register solutions for the catering industry. The company is setting benchmarks with its POS software that runs on mobile iOS devices by Apple (iPad, iPod, iPhone). Built as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, orderbird ensures dining establishments that the... learn more about orderbird POS

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  • Saffron

    Catering Management Software

    Whether you’re looking to ensure consistency of your foodservice brands, ensure your customers know that your food offer is nutritious, allergen aware and planet smart, or whether you’re looking to identify trends, manage costs and maximise profitability, we can show you how to achieve success. In an increasingly competitive market place the ability to stay ahead of the game whilst optimising ... learn more about Saffron

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  • RAPID Catering

    RAPID Catering Management System

    RAPID Catering is an online catering management system specifically designed for contract caterers who have multiple sites and who want to manage trading performance and optimise operations. RAPID is targeted at contract caterers who are fed up with paper & spreadsheet based administration systems. Companies who wish to have instant trading information and to improve efficiency and staff morale in... learn more about RAPID Catering

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