With the popularity of smart phones, and smart phone apps. Many people use them to do everyday things, not just playing games or GPS. but to run their businesses and do important daily tasks.
In any kitchen, when making a recipe, converting units is of utmost importance. iConvert is one such app. When a chef is busy in a kitchen, they cannot take the time to pull out a calculator or find a conversion book. iConvert does it quickly and easily. It can also be used for daily tasks and altered depending on the cooking job being done that day. This is probably the most essential app any chef could use.
Another great app for chefs is Epicurios, this is more for a chef who has leeway in what he or she makes. It offers over 28,000 great recipes. Even offering a recipe of the day. Not only that is has a voice search, which comes in handy for a busy chef who does not have time to go into their office to search. No more going to the computer and leaving your kitchen just to find a new recipe.
One thing with chefs, is they are very busy. Having to leave the kitchen and go to a computer, or notepad is very cumbersome. A voice recorder is essential. one such program is tape a talk voice recorder. When you are in a kitchen, it is essential that you can record your thoughts or new ideas.
Apps aren’t just used in the kitchen now, they can also be used out in the front. Anything from seating arrangements to a menu can be taken care of with a tablet or smartphone. For example, the point of sale app by AmburApp is one great way to replace the unwieldy and outdated cash register.
The great thing about smart phones, is the ability to do so many things. Not only can you use apps to run your kitchen. But even simple things like taking a photograph of the food. Or when you are at a market buying new ingredients you can see how they would mesh with your current menu. Any chef would do well owning a smart phone and taking full advantage of what it has to offer.