Analyze Labor Costs. Total labor hours in the kitchen Type of meal service disposable vs. ware-washing satellite vs. self-op number of self-serve items Number of serving lines Number of lunch waves Cash vs. ticket or roster system vs. POS Are labor hours staggered Meals Per Man Hour.
1. Calculate Average Daily Participation (ADP).
ADP = total number meals served during month
number of serving days in the month
2. Calculate the total daily labor hours in the kitchen.
3. Divide ADP by total daily labor hours.
Meals Per Man Hour Example
19 serving days = 304 ADP
ie: $7995.80 / 19 = $495.61
ie: $495.61 / 1.50 = 330 ME
ie: 330 + 632 = 962 / 52.75 = 18.25 MPMH