Better Cater

Better Cater

Simple, mobile-friendly catering software

4.8/5 (28 reviews)

Better Cater Overview

Better Cater is a simple, mobile-optimized catering software that serves various types of catering businesses, large and small, helping users to schedule, produce, and manage numerous events. Organizations are able to create and streamline professional-looking proposals for clients, generate a variety of reports, and organize event details using the integrated calendar.

Better Cater enables businesses to create and send professional proposals to clients, including all details on the products and services offered. Ordering and prep sheets can be created to help streamline the kitchen, while menus and invoices help organize tasks for the sales team. Scheduling and packing lists can also be created to guide the operations team. All details of the events can be organized within the solution’s integrated calendar which can be synchronized with Outlook, Google Calendar, and iCalendar. Users can view all events by day, week, month, or year, as well as manage all bookable spaces and reschedule events.

The solution stores and keeps all information in a centralized location, allowing users to streamline all the documents needed in order to fulfill jobs. Customizable reports can be based on previously entered information and generated to track various types of data such as overall food sales, inventory, and staff. Better Cater can be accessed from anywhere, using any computer, smartphone, or tablet in order to retrieve information and view menus, proposals, and event details while on the go.

Pricing

Starting from
US$59,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

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M
L

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Better Cater Reviews

Overall rating
4.8/5
93% positive reviews
24
Excellent
2
Very good
2
Average
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Jodi D.

Made the switch

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/08/20
Review Source: Capterra

We made the switch from Caterease to Better Cater about 2 1/2 years ago. The system was easy to learn and use. It is great- I can sign on from any computer or phone and access all of my accounts. They are great to work with for any questions you may have. They are constantly implementing updates for ease of use. We are happy with Better Cater- the yearly fee is much more realistic then the larger companies out there who offer the same or less.

Pros

Ease of use and mobile ability. Cost effective

Cons

The only con I have about Better Cater is that I would like to be able to move around the (change the order) of the Event Menus.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Sullivan O.

This site stands for its name "Better Cater"

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/06/05
Review Source: Capterra

To make this short I will say this way, Better Cater is my main tool to communicate customer with the kitchen staff, and it does it smoothly.

Pros

As a daily user of this software, I can surely say I like the fact of how easy is to organize and communicate with customers. Also, it gives the chance for customizing orders for the kitchen and invoices for the customers.

Cons

There is not an app. Yikes! I would love to have this thing on my phone also or at least the website to be mobile friendly.
I would love to have Better Cater with me everywhere I go

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Verified Reviewer

Responsive and flexible

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/05/22
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

This package encompassed all of our needs without being as bulky and expensive as competitors. Better Cater's support staff have always listened and made quick modifications to better suit our needs.

Cons

The software will log me out even if one of my staff just checks our availability or schedule on another platform. Maybe the user count should be based upon on ability to modify.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Mary M.

Great Program, easy to use

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/05/28
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

This program has been so valuable for our busy golf course along with many small and large catering events that we do. It has been so helpful in staying organized and sending emails back and forth with clients along with the invoices is incredibly easy.

Cons

I am not sure there is anything that I am not happy with about this software, it has taken care of all our needs.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Carol H.

Good service

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2017/01/31
Review Source: Capterra

I like better cater. It has helped me streamline my business and really give it the total professional look. I like that I can access it from anywhere, whether I am out shopping to putting together a bid for a client on the spot - its very convenient. There have been some issues though with the delivery of my proposals - their software if often sensed as spam and I have had NUMEROUS instances where my bids are not being received in a timely manner. This has been a detriment to me. I also wish I could get it to be synced with my quick books, which would make bookkeeping much easier and faster.

Pros

It is easy to use

Cons

cant sync with quickbooks

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

7.0/10

Better Cater Pricing

Starting from
US$59,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Monthly Plan: $59 (add additional users for $30 each per month)

Yearly Plan: $590 (add additional users for $25 each per month)

Better Cater Features

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Calendar Management
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Customizable Templates
  • Reminders

  • API
  • Activity Tracking
  • Automatic Notifications
  • CRM Integration
  • Custom Fields
  • Customer Database
  • Customizable Branding
  • Data Import/Export
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Integration
  • Mobile Integration
  • Real Time Data
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Third Party Integration

Additional information for Better Cater

Key features of Better Cater

  • All-in-one contact manager
  • Contact management
  • Create invoices/proposals
  • Customizable reporting
  • Dashboard
  • Due date tracking
  • Event manager
  • Event templates
  • Instant profit reports
  • Integrated calendar
  • Multiple calendar views
  • Ordering and prep sheets
  • Packing lists
  • Preview functionality
  • Recipe manager
  • Rescheduling
  • Scheduling
  • Setup menus
  • Store historical client data
  • Task management
  • Various sales reports
  • Vendor management
  • Vendor manager

Benefits

  • Streamline and generate professional proposals for clients and explain products and services in great detail with Better Cater.

  • Get a variety of reports to track important data such as overall food sales, staff, and inventory to better manage and organize the business.

  • Create and manage hundreds of bookings and keep track of clients and their events with Better Cater's contact management tools.

  • Keep track of dates with Better Cater's integrated calendar that syncs with Google Calendar, iCal, and Outlook, and manage all bookable spaces and rescheduling.

  • Access Better Cater to retrieve information from anywhere using any computer, smartphone, or tablet and view menus, proposals, and event details while on the go.

  • Better Cater FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Better Cater.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Better Cater offer?

    Better Cater offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$59,00/month

    Pricing model: Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Monthly Plan: $59 (add additional users for $30 each per month)

    Yearly Plan: $590 (add additional users for $25 each per month)

    Q. What are the main features of Better Cater?

    Better Cater offers the following features:

    • All-in-one contact manager
    • Contact management
    • Create invoices/proposals
    • Customizable reporting
    • Dashboard
    • Due date tracking
    • Event manager
    • Event templates
    • Instant profit reports
    • Integrated calendar
    • Multiple calendar views
    • Ordering and prep sheets
    • Packing lists
    • Preview functionality
    • Recipe manager
    • Rescheduling
    • Scheduling
    • Setup menus
    • Store historical client data
    • Task management
    • Various sales reports
    • Vendor management
    • Vendor manager

    Q. Who are the typical users of Better Cater?

    Better Cater has the following typical customers:

    Mid Size Business, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Better Cater support?

    Better Cater supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Better Cater offer?

    Better Cater has the following pricing plans:

    Subscription

    Q. Does Better Cater support mobile devices?

    We do not have any information about what devices Better Cater supports

    Q. What other apps does Better Cater integrate with?

    Better Cater integrates with the following applications:

    Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook

    Q. What level of support does Better Cater offer?

    Better Cater offers the following support options:

    Online Support, Phone Support