Difference Between a Prep and Serving Recipe

Difference Between a Prep and Serving Recipe

A prep recipe can be used in a serving recipe. A prep recipe does not have a PLU number. It is not sold, but it is used within another recipe.

prep no plu

A serving recipe does have a PLU number, serving recipe with PLU

and may contain other recipes or prep recipes within it:

serving recipe with preps

A menu contains multiple recipes. This is good for catering, or large parties.