© 2012 – Routledge
390 pages | 76 B/W Illus.
This introductory textbook provides a thorough guide to the management of food and beverage outlets, from their day-to-day running through to the wider concerns of the hospitality industry. It explores the broad range of subject areas that encompass the food and beverage market and its five main sectors – fast food and popular catering, hotels and quality restaurants and functional, industrial, and welfare catering. New to this edition are:
It is illustrated in full colour and contains end-of-chapter summaries and revision questions to test the readers' knowledge as they progress. Written by authors with many years of industry practice and teaching experience, this book is the ideal guide to the subject for hospitality students and industry practitioners alike.
1. Introducing Food and Beverage Management 2. The Restaurant Sector 3. Contract, Travel and Public Sector Catering 4. Developing the Concept 5. The Menu: Food and Beverage 6. Food and Beverage Operations: Purchasing and Storage 7 Food and Beverage Operations: Production and Service 8. Food and Beverage Control 9. Staffing Issues 10. Food and Beverage Marketing 11. Managing Quality in Food and Beverage Operations 12. Trends and Developments