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Recipe for Disaster is a restaurant management
and social simulation game that puts you in the shoes of an
inexperienced, but ambitious, head chef working towards fulfilling
your lifelong dream of becoming an internationally renowned
restaurateur. Along this journey you will be tasked with carefully
designing restaurants, hiring and managing the right staff,
customising food menus, and experimenting with ingredients to
create tasty new dishes that will impress your customers. Sounds
Blazing a trail through the highly competitive, fast-paced and
stress-inducing world of the food-service industry will be anything
but straightforward. After all, this is an industry built around
people, and keeping everyone happy, motivated, and fulfilled will
require nothing short of a miracle!
Serious personality clashes and major skill gaps within your
team could really disrupt the flow of service, whilst the volatile
attitudes and peculiar tastes of your customers may prove to be the
barrier that separates you from those all important positive review
With perseverance, savvy management, and a great deal of
compromise, your restaurant will grow, opening up new opportunities
and challenges as you attract ever more demanding customers and
critics through your doors. Expand your premises, improve your
staff, and walk the precarious line between gastronomic glory and
Assemble your dream team – Pick from a pool of
procedurally generated hopefuls. Consider each individual’s unique
combination of traits and skill levels, and how these might affect
their work efficiencies, relationships, and customer interactions.
Will they fit in? Or will they prove to be more trouble than
Restaurant building – Customize the design and
layout of your restaurants using intuitive building tools and a
range of colourful themes. Equip your kitchen with state-of-the-art
appliances, decorate your dining area, and build storage to hold
those precious ingredients.
Get your priorities straight – Manually assign
tasks to your team or keep everyone busy using a highly
customisable priority system. Keep a close eye on incoming customer
orders and adjust your strategy in real-time to ensure the highest
standard of food and customer service.
Work ethics – Manage your team’s attitude and
stamina levels to minimise the risk of sickness and mid-service
walkouts. Some staff will love the tasks that you give them whilst
others will loathe them! Be alert to staff thoughts, temporary and
permanent trait changes, and evolving relationships within your
The customer is always right – Pay close
attention to the demands of your customers and adjust your menu to
match their tastes. Be wary of dietary requirements, food allergies
and unusual preferences.
Everyone’s a critic – Decide how best to deal
with the requests and complaints of your staff and customers. Will
you be sympathetic or combative? Pushovers and tyrants will soon
find themselves out of business so you’ll have to read each
A matter of taste – Work with reliable, and
dubious, supplier contacts to secure a diverse array of
ingredients. Use the intuitive recipe editor to freely create
original recipes and add them to your menus.
…and that’s just for starters – Updates
planned for competitive multiplayer, additional themes and room
types, health inspections, staff rotas, disasters, and
comprehensive modding support.