I want to restock the bakery shelves in the Adore bakery. I have made the owner max out his cooking skills, but still can't figure out how to restock the bakery shelves with the items needed to sell. The option to create replacement items is not available when I ask him to cook. What am I doing wrong?
There should be a Make option on stoves/fridges when you click on them with your sim. They should then be able to bake replacements for the stuff in the bakery. Single plates I recall being a bit more complicated (in that you have to split the plate once baked into the single plates - which is why I just started selling whole pies as it was too much trouble). If you use Make Many the extra items will go into the owner's inventory, which can then be used to restock.
Make sure you're using Maxis fridges and stoves, or custom ones that you're 100% sure the creator has said work with the Open for Business options. Custom stoves not made to work with OfB will have just the standard options, not the business Make and Make Many.