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Foodservice Organizations: A Managerial and Systems Approach (9th Edition)

ISBN-10: 0134038940
ISBN-13: 9780134038940
Publisher: Pearson
Author(s): Mary Gregoire
Publication Date: 2016-03-10

For all dietetic and foodservice management courses covering topics such as procurement, financial management, quantity food production, human resource management, and leadership.

 

Harnesses a unique systems model...Read More

For all dietetic and foodservice management courses covering topics such as procurement, financial management, quantity food production, human resource management, and leadership.

 

Harnesses a unique systems model to explain and understand foodservice management

Applicable to a wide range of courses, including food production, management, leadership, and human resource management, this Ninth Edition of Foodservice Organizations: A Managerial and Systems Approach continues to use its unique system model as a guiding framework for understanding foodservice management. Originally developed by Dr. Allene Vaden, the foodservice systems model remains innovative and has withstood the test of time. With its detailed discussion concerning how to transform human, material, facility, and operational inputs into outputs of meals, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and financial accountability, the basic principles of the text are applicable to a wide variety of programs.

 

Within the text, theory and empirical research are seamlessly blended with practice and practical applications. The Ninth Edition includes updated and revised information on sustainable practices, process improvement, strategic management, leadership development, food safety, and current trends.


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Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9e Student Study Guide

ISBN-10: 9781119271772
ISBN-13: 9781119271772
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Karen E. Drummond, Lisa M. Brefere
Publication Date: 2016-08-01

This is a student study guide to accompany Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition.

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition is the definitive resource that helps readers use nutritional principles to evaluate and modify menus and recipes...Read More

This is a student study guide to accompany Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition.

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition is the definitive resource that helps readers use nutritional principles to evaluate and modify menus and recipes and to respond to customer’s critical questions and dietary needs. The Ninth Edition includes a discussion of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and key updated content. More photographs, charts, and recipes are used to effectively convey nutrition concepts and applications in a visual manner. From students in culinary arts, hospitality management, and nutrition and dietetics programs to practicing culinary and management professionals, this book will be an invaluable reference. This edition is updated and revised to reflect the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


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The Restaurant Manager's Handbook: How to Set Up, Operate, and Manage a Financially Successful Food Service Operation 4th Edition - With Companion CD-ROM

ISBN-10: 0910627975
ISBN-13: 9780910627979
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Author(s): Douglas Robert Brown
Publication Date: 2007-09-25

The multiple award-winning Restaurant Manager’s Handbook is the best-selling book on running a successful food service operation. Now in the 4th completely revised edition, nine new chapters detail restaurant layout, new equipment, principles for creating a safer work environment, and new...Read More

The multiple award-winning Restaurant Manager’s Handbook is the best-selling book on running a successful food service operation. Now in the 4th completely revised edition, nine new chapters detail restaurant layout, new equipment, principles for creating a safer work environment, and new effective techniques to interview, hire, train, and manage employees. We provide a new chapter on tips and IRS regulations as well as guidance for improved management, new methods to increase your bottom line by expanding the restaurant to include on- and off-premise catering operations. We’ve added new chapters offering food nutrition guidelines and proper employee training.

The Fourth Edition of the Restaurant Manager’s Handbook is an invaluable asset to any existing restaurant owner or manager as well as anyone considering a career in restaurant management or ownership. All existing chapters have new and updated information. This includes extensive material on how to prepare a restaurant for a potential sale. There is even a section on franchising. You will find many additional tips to help restaurant owners and managers learn to handle labor and operational expenses, rework menus, earn more from better bar management, and introduce up-scale wines and specialties for profit. You will discover an expanded section on restaurant marketing and promotion plus revised accounting and budgeting tips.

This new edition includes photos and information from leading food service manufacturers to enhance the text. Anyone in the food service industry will rely on this book in everyday operations. Its 28 chapters cover the entire process of a restaurant start-up and ongoing management in an easy-to-understand way, pointing out methods to increase your chances of success and showing how to avoid the many mistakes arising from being uninformed and inexperienced that can doom a restaurateur’s start-up.

You will have at your fingertips profitable menu planning, sample restaurant floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety, Hazardous and Critical Control Point (HACCP) information, and successful beverage management. Learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money and get brand new IRS tip-reporting requirements, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development. You will be able to generate high profile public relations and publicity, initiate low cost internal marketing ideas, and low- and no-cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version.  It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice.  Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.


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Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals

ISBN-10: 9781119148494
ISBN-13: 9781119148494
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Karen E. Drummond, Lisa M. Brefere
Publication Date: 2016-09-05

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition balances the perspectives of a nutritionist and a chef, offering the most up-to-date coverage of national dietary guidelines and engaging the learner in practical, hands-on application of each concept in the course. Nutrition 9th...Read More

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition balances the perspectives of a nutritionist and a chef, offering the most up-to-date coverage of national dietary guidelines and engaging the learner in practical, hands-on application of each concept in the course. Nutrition 9th Edition is for nutrition (or “healthy cooking”) courses in a culinary arts curriculum and intends to be a practical, how-to program with up-to-date information on national nutrition guidelines and standards for food preparation and labeling.


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The Food Service Managers Guide to Creative Cost Cutting: Over 2001 Innovative and Simple Ways to Save Your Food Service Operation Thousands by Reducing Expenses

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc
Author(s): Douglas Brown
Publication Date: 2013-06-25

This is one of the very few books written for existing operators in both the commercial and non-commercial sectors. You will find over 2,001 practical, insider techniques and tips that have been gleaned from successful operators from around the world and tested in real-life food service businesses....Read More

This is one of the very few books written for existing operators in both the commercial and non-commercial sectors. You will find over 2,001 practical, insider techniques and tips that have been gleaned from successful operators from around the world and tested in real-life food service businesses. You can put this information in place today to reduce expenses and expand profits. Easy to read and understand, this step-by-step guide and will take the mystery out of how to reduce costs in four critical areas: food, beverage, operations and labor.

The companion CD-ROM is not available for download with this electronic version of the book but it may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com.

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 600 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version.

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Foodservice Management: Principles and Practices (12th Edition)

ISBN-10: 0135122163
ISBN-13: 9780135122167
Publisher: Pearson
Author(s): June Payne-Palacio Ph.D. RD, Monica Theis
Publication Date: 2011-02-25

FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 12/e is today’s most comprehensive, current, and practical overview of foodservice operations and the business principles needed to manage them successfully. Authored by leading industry experts and experienced...Read More

FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 12/e is today’s most comprehensive, current, and practical overview of foodservice operations and the business principles needed to manage them successfully. Authored by leading industry experts and experienced instructors, it covers all core topics, including food safety, organizational design, human resources, performance improvement, finance, equipment, design, layout, and marketing. This 12th Edition is retitled to better reflect its college level. The content is still concentrated on basic principles, but increasingly reflects the impact of current social, economic, technological, and political factors. For example, it now focuses on sustainability throughout, and offers greater emphasis on culinary issues. The textbook also contains a new running case study based on University of Wisconsin, Madison’s University Dining Services.


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Math Principles for Food Service Occupations

ISBN-10: 1435488822
ISBN-13: 9781435488823
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Author(s): Anthony J. Strianese, Pamela P. Strianese
Publication Date: 2011-02-01

MATH PRINCIPLES FOR FOOD SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, 6E stresses the direct relevance of math skills in the food service industry while teaching the basic math principles that affect everything from basic recipe preparation to managing food and labor costs in a restaurant operation. All the mathematical...Read More

MATH PRINCIPLES FOR FOOD SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, 6E stresses the direct relevance of math skills in the food service industry while teaching the basic math principles that affect everything from basic recipe preparation to managing food and labor costs in a restaurant operation. All the mathematical problems and concepts presented are explained in a simplified, logical, step-by-step manner. New to this edition, illustrations in full color add visual appeal to the text and help culinary students to master important concepts. Now in its 6th edition, this book demonstrates the importance of understanding and using math concepts to effectively make money in this demanding business. Part 1 explains how to use the calculator. Part 2 reviews basic math fundamentals. The following parts address math essentials and cost controls in food preparation and math essentials in food service record keeping, while the last part of the book concentrates on managerial math. New topics to this 6th edition include controlling beverage costs; clarifying and explaining the difference between fluid ounces and avoirdupois ounces; and an entire new section on yield testing and how to conduct these tests. There are new methods using helpful memory devices and acronyms to help readers remember procedures and formulas, such as BLT, NO, and the Big Ounce. New strategies and charts are also shown and explained on how to use purchases in order to control food and beverage costs and how transfers affect food and beverage costs. In addition, sections have been added on how to control costs using food (or liquor, or labor) cost percentage guidelines. The content in MATH PRINCIPLES FOR FOOD SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, 6E meets the required knowledge and competencies for business and math skills as required by the American Culinary Federation.

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Food & Beverage Service, 9th edition

ISBN-10: 9781471807954
ISBN-13: 9781471807954
Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications
Author(s): John Cousins
Publication Date: 2014-11-13

Understand both the key concepts and modern developments within the global food and beverage service industry with this new edition of the internationally respected text. An invaluable reference for trainers, practitioners and anyone working towards professional qualifications in food and beverage...Read More

Understand both the key concepts and modern developments within the global food and beverage service industry with this new edition of the internationally respected text. An invaluable reference for trainers, practitioners and anyone working towards professional qualifications in food and beverage service, this new edition has been thoroughly updated to include a greater focus on the international nature of the hospitality industry. In addition to offering broad and in-depth coverage of concepts, skills and knowledge, it explores how modern trends and technological developments have impacted on food and beverage service globally. - Covers all of the essential industry knowledge, from personal skills, service areas and equipment, menus and menu knowledge, beverages and service techniques, to specialised forms of service, events and supervisory aspects - Supports a range of professional food and beverage service qualifications, including foundation degrees or undergraduate programmes in restaurant, hotel, leisure or event management, as well as in-company training programmes - Aids visual learners with over 200 photographs and illustrations demonstrating current service conventions and techniques

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The Non-Commercial Food Service Manager's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Military, Prisons, Schools, And Churches With Companion CD-ROM

ISBN-10: 0910627819
ISBN-13: 9780910627818
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Author(s): Douglas Robert Brown, Shri Henkel
Publication Date: 2007-02-15

Finally, the non-commercial food service director has a comprehensive manual to aid them in their day-to-day operations. This massive 624-page new book will show you step by step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has left no stone...Read More

Finally, the non-commercial food service director has a comprehensive manual to aid them in their day-to-day operations. This massive 624-page new book will show you step by step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has left no stone unturned. The book has 19 chapters that cover the entire process from startup to ongoing management in an easy-to-understand way, pointing out methods to increase your chances of success, and showing how to avoid many common mistakes.

While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through basic cost-control systems, menu planning, sample floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, dietary considerations, special patient/client needs, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, manage and train employees, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines.

The extensive resource guide details over 7,000 suppliers to the industry; this directory could be a separate book on its own. This covers everything for which many companies pay consultants thousands of dollars.    The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version.  It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice.  Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.


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The Restaurant Managers’ and Waiters’ Guide Book: How to be a Great Server, Handle Difficult Customers, Earn Big Tips & Keep Your Sanity!

Publisher: Orange Brothers, Inc.
Author(s): James Caldwell, Partrick Caldwell, Michael Rathke
Publication Date: 2017-02-26

Have you noticed that ordinary human beings often turn into extremely impolite and rude characters once they step inside a restaurant?

They can become extraordinarily messy, demanding, cheap – don’t want to tip, and yes, they can even become very creative, wanting to...Read More

Have you noticed that ordinary human beings often turn into extremely impolite and rude characters once they step inside a restaurant?

They can become extraordinarily messy, demanding, cheap – don’t want to tip, and yes, they can even become very creative, wanting to substitute everything on the menu! Does this sound familiar?

We feel your pain! With thousands of hours and decades of experience in the food service industry we know how it goes, so we created this guide to share the secrets for making your customers’ experience positive while helping you earn big tips and keeping your sanity.

Discover:

• How to handle difficult customer more easily

• The importance of teamwork with staff members and how to encourage this

• How to make customers feel at ease and special

• Ways to stay upbeat, optimistic, and motivated

• Seven of the most challenging customer types and how to successfully and gracefully deal with them

You’ll also get insider advice as well as insightful and entertaining anecdotes to help you excel in any restaurant environment.
This book is a must for restaurant management wanting to up their game, waiters wanting to take their profession to the next level, and anyone involved in the food service management business who would like more success in the restaurant business.

Note: ten percent of each book’s profit is given to charity.

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