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FAB 468 - Food and Beverage Culminating Seminar: Restaurant & Dining Room Management
Resources for course assignments. Culminating experience linking theory and practice mastered in core hospitality courses. Assess organizational challenges and evaluate solutions through the integration of research and theory.
The Secrets to Restaurant Management and Staff Training by Christine J. Lueders
Call Number: Online - On Order
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Running a Restaurant for Dummies by Michael Garvey; Andrew G. Dismore; Heather DismoreRunning a Restaurant For Dummies (9781119605454) was previously published as Running a Restaurant For Dummies (9781118027929). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. The easy way to successfully run a profitable restaurant Millions of Americans dream of owning and running their own restaurant -- because they want to be their own boss, because their cooking always draws raves, or just because they love food. Running a Restaurant For Dummies covers every aspect of getting started for aspiring restaurateurs. From setting up a business plan and finding financing, to designing a menu and dining room, you'll find all the advice you need to start and run a successful restaurant. Even if you don't know anything about cooking or running a business, you might still have a great idea for a restaurant -- and this handy guide will show you how to make your dream a reality. If you already own a restaurant, but want to see it get more successful, Running a Restaurant For Dummies offers unbeatable tips and advice for bringing in hungry customers. From start to finish, you'll learn everything you need to know to succeed. New information on designing, re-designing, and equipping a restaurant with all the essentials--from the back of the house to the front of the house Determining whether to rent or buy restaurant property Updated information on setting up a bar and managing the wine list Profitable pointers on improving the bottom line The latest and greatest marketing and publicity options in a social-media world Managing and retaining key staff New and updated information on menu creation and the implementation of Federal labeling (when applicable), as well as infusing local, healthy, alternative cuisine to menu planning Running a Restaurant For Dummies gives you the scoop on the latest trends that chefs and restaurant operators can implement in their new or existing restaurants.
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2019-05-03
The Next Frontier of Restaurant Management by Alex M. Susskind (Editor); Mark Maynard (Editor)The Next Frontier of Restaurant Management brings together the latest research in hospitality studies to offer students, hospitality executives, and restaurant managers the best practices for restaurant success. Alex M. Susskind and Mark Maynard draw on their experiences as a hospitality educator and a restaurant industry leader, respectively, to guide readers through innovative articles that address specific aspects of restaurant management: * Creating and preserving a healthy company culture * Developing and upholding standards of service * Successfully navigating guest complaints to promote loyalty * Creating a desirable (and profitable) ambiance * Harnessing technology to improve guest and employee experiences * Mentoring employees Maynard and Susskind detail the implementation of effective customer management and staff training, design elements such as seating and lighting, the innovative use of data to improve the guest experience, and both consumer-oriented and operation-based technologies. They conclude with a discussion of the human factor that is the foundation of the hospitality industry and the importance of a healthy workplace culture. As Susskind and Maynard show, successful restaurants don't happen by accident.
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Publication Date: 2019-06-15
The Restaurant by John R. WalkerRestaurant owners will continue to turn to The Restaurant because it helps them gain the skills needed to master every challenge and succeed in this highly competitive and rewarding industry. Each chapter has been revised, updated, and enhanced with numerous industry examples, sidebars, charts, tables, photographs, and menus. Greater emphasis is placed on restaurant business plans, restaurant management, and restaurant operations. The themes of sustainability and sustainable restaurant management have been added throughout. New sections have also been included on purchasing meat, cocktails, and the early history of eating out. All of this information will help restaurant owners make the decisions necessary to build a thriving business.
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Publication Date: 2010-11-02
Hospitality Business Development by Ahmed Hassanien; Crispin Dale; Alan Clarke; Michael W. HerriottHospitality Business Development analyzes and evaluates the different aspects of business growth routes and development processes in the international hospitality industry. It considers the essential features of the strategic business context, in which any hospitality organization operates, and: nbsp; * explores the essential requirements and challenges of hospitality business development, and the implications which these present for hospitality operators. * explains how differentiation andnbsp; innovation can become key to organizational success and provides you with the all of the skills you need to implement your own business development * examines the shifting nature of demand, evaluating consumers' behaviour and relating the principles of customer centricity to the business development function * is packed with case studies and industry related examples, which cover a broad range of hospitality sectors including in-flight catering, holiday homes, guest houses,nbsp; licensed retail, catering, internationalnbsp; restaurants and hotels, ensuring you have a thorough understanding of the international hospitality business development . Hospitality Business Development equips students and aspiring hospitality managers with the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills in business development. This book is a must-read for any one studying or working in the hospitality industry. nbsp;