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What exactly are the advantages of ipad vs paper? Not questioning how you personsally store recipies, or what you do at your desk at work, but to give some guy a recipie for, say 5 ten inch carrot cakes, or shrimp salad for 85.

Again, it is obvious why you would have your recipies on a computer, but what are the advantages of the ipad for the guy making the actual recipie?
 

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Well of course your compter in the office is ideal to upscale or downscale the recipie to any portion size you want, and you can have the recipie cost as exact as your last invoice automatically done, Ive known guys back in the mid 90's who had that already set up, even combined with inventory.

But again, you pull up the recipie in the office computer, portion sizes calculated. You can press print, use a quarter sheet of paper, or print on the back of recycled paper, or jot it down, or even get the cook to jot it down, giving you an ideal opportunity to confirm how the recipie will be carried out. So for arguements sake, I dont see any advantages to an ipad for this. The cost will be far greater than scrap/recycled paper over a period of say-- three years. Probability of theft? Not the cooks, but other staff or even delivery personell? Probability of abuse, or unintentional abuse? (flying robot coupe parts, splashes, flour dust, cocoa powder is bad, spray from mixers, etc)

Just me, but if every penny counts, scrap/recycled paper is the way to go. Green? You're milking out the last bit of usefullness that bit of office memo or supplier corresponence has before throwing it out
 
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