Key MenuPro Features
MenuPro offers much more for menus than word-processing. Here are some of the
key features that make it unique:
Quick and easy 'Drag and Drop'
Create menus by dragging and dropping from the food and drink list. There's
no need to retype, no need to cut and paste. To reorder your items, simply drag
them to a new location on the menu.
Choose from 150+ ready-made Menu
Faster, easier, and more flexible than word-processing templates,
MenuPro Menu Styles work with any menu size and layout,
and are all interchangeable.
Menu Styles let you change and compare designs using your actual menu
items with a single click - a powerful option that's unavailable with
any other software.
Automate your Daily Specials
Maintain and organize a complete database of all the menu items you serve at
your establishment with MenuPro's food and drink list. You can
literally store thousands of food items and have them all at
your fingertips. Keep specials and seasonal items on file and ready to go. Make
price changes instantly. Or print specials, daily menus, or menu flyers every
day with just a few clicks from the list.
Add your own logo, graphics, or
MenuPro lets you easily add your own images and
artwork to your menus. And there are no restrictions on the number of
logos or images you can add.
You can also choose from hundreds of menu and food clipart images,
watermark backgrounds, menu borders, and food symbols that come with
Menu-smart text alignment and
No matter what Menu Style you choose, or how many items are on your menu,
MenuPro automatically lines everything up without requiring you to learn
complicated word-processing formatting commands
Post your menus online
Keep your website menus fresh and up-to-date with MenuPro's built-in
PDF Creator and Uploader. Instantly upload PDF menus to
your website, or simply e-mail PDF menus to your customers or clients.
Introduce new entrées, streamline to-go orders, and promote house
specials with a daily online menu.
Custom Menus - Any Menu Style
with any number of menu items
Unlike Word templates, MenuPro doesn't restrict you by layout, paper size, or
how many items can fit on a page. With MenuPro you can fit any number of items
onto any size menu using any Menu Style. Standard menus sizes include 8½
x 11, 8½ x 14, and 11 x 17, A4, and A5, but you can
use any custom menu size that your printer supports.
140+ Monotype and ITC fonts
Widely regarded as the highest quality fonts available, Monotype and
ITC fonts are used by design professionals throughout the world.
The fonts that come with MenuPro are the original source (not
knock-offs) have been specifically selected for menu design.
Spell check with a 100,000+ word English dictionary plus any of 10 foreign
language dictionaries including French, Italian, British English, Canadian
English, Spanish, German, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, and even a special Culinary Dictionary..
1500+ restaurant graphics
Included with MenuPro are clipart images, digital
food photos, watermark backgrounds, decorative borders, starburst
graphics like "new" and "spicy" and hundreds of menu design
All created exclusively for SoftCafe by top illustrators
and design professionals.
Organize your foods with
MenuPro lets you store your foods and drinks in categories that are separate
from your menus, letting you keep better track of seasonal items, specials, and
large food lists.
Automatic price options
Unavailable on any word-processer or desktop publisher, MenuPro's unique
Price Options command lets you perfectly add or remove leader dots or dollar
signs, and shift all prices on your menu with one click to improve your menu's
design and, more importantly, your profits.*
Highlight high-profit menu items
Highlight the foods you prefer to sell with boxes, custom hospitality
symbols, icons, starbursts, or graphics.
UUnlike word-processing programs, adding a symbol requires no special
formatting or hanging indents.
Easily create 'large-type' menus
Instantly turn your dining room menu into a 'large-type' menu
for those with special needs, without having to retype or incur extra design
costs from a graphic designer or print shop.
Promote to-go orders and Daily
Specials with mobile menus
Convert any MenuPro menu into a fast and lightweight HTML menu to
post on your web site for customers who use mobile browsing.
MMobile users want quick, clean information, so while PDF menus allow
you to showcase your brand and design, HTML menus are lightweight and
load faster allowing your customers to quickly check your menus and
daily specials from the office, home, or on the road.
Create catering proposals
With its master food item list and database MenuPro is perfect for
caterers wwho create frequent menu proposals from a large list of food
Create instant table-tents
Turn any menu into a 2-UP or 4-UP Table Tent
without having to retype, reformat, or start from scratch.
It's just one click of the table tent button to turn your regular
menu into an instant table-tent.
Keep your data private, secure,
and accessible at all times
MenuPro does not require connection to the internet for general use. Nor does
it store any of your menus or private data on the internet - all data is stored
locally on your PC. So you can quickly and safely create and update your menus -
at any time - on your laptop or back-office PC, without having to worry about
slow internet speeds, internet browser compatibilities, downed websites, or even
if you have no internet service. And you'll get peace of mind knowing your data
won't be stolen, comprised, or lost by website outages or internet hackers. Plus, you can utilize built-in multi-level password protection
which lets your staff create menus without allowing them to edit or modify your
food item list or menu designs. Up to 10 separate design and editing features
can be password protected.
Menu cover preview
Before printing, or while designing your menu, preview it in a simulated menu
cover using MenuPro's patented menu cover preview display.
Comes complete - no other
MenuPro is easy to install and use. All fonts, Menu Styles, borders, and
graphics are installed automatically. No other program or software is required.