CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – July 8, 2021 – Clear Sky Software, Inc. ® announced today that The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has installed the company’s food and beverage inventory control system to help manage and track all food and beverage products.  The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, in beautiful Santa Barbara, California, selected Clear Sky Software over a crowded field of inventory control solutions and has been busy taking advantage of this industry-leading F&B inventory system.  Called Clear Sky FOOD & BEVERAGE, this is a comprehensive, perpetual inventory system that tracks and controls all beer, liquor and wine products plus all food items delivered to this busy hotel.  Functions include purchasing/ordering, receiving, electronic requisition, outlet transfers/issues/returns and physical inventory.  Rounding out the features installed are Clear Sky’s interface to Micros Simphony ® and Marriott’s HotShop system.  All of these software tools allow management at the resort to report F&B costs by location, product and product category.  Other features allow staff to report product fast-movers, slow-movers, cost variances, and order/vendor discrepancies.  An expanded event management module is also part of the core system installed.  This bar code-based software, hardware, and services combination is helping the Ritz-Carlton Bacara better manage their F&B inventory with greater efficiency and keep costs low.