Food and Beverage Management
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Short Description: 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... Read more
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 main sectors ? fast food and casual dining, hotels and quality restaurants and event, industrial and welfare catering. It also looks at some of the important trends affecting the food and beverage industry, covering consumers, the environment and ethical concerns as well as developments in technology.
New to this edition:
New chapter: Classifying food and drink service operations.
New international case studies throughout covering the latest industry developments within a wide range of businesses.
Enhanced coverage of financial aspects, including forecasting and menu pricing with respective examples of costings.
New coverage of contemporary trends, including events management, use of technology, use of social media in marketing, customer management and environmental concerns, such as sourcing, sustainability and waste management.
Updated companion website, including new case studies, PowerPoint slides, multiple choice questions, revision notes, true or false questions, short answer questions and new video and web links per chapter.
It is illustrated in full colour and contains in-chapter activities as well as end-of-chapter summaries and revision questions to test the readers' knowledge as they progress. Written by a team of 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.
Food and Beverage Management Paperback edition by Bernard Davis
- Bernard Davis
- Andrew Lockwood
- Peter Alcott
- Ioannis S. Pantelidis
- Taylor & Francis Ltd , Routledge
- Publication date
- Jan 12, 2018
- Edition Number 6; New edition
- Product dimensions
- 194 x 246 x 18mm
Chapter 1: Introducing food and beverage management
Chapter 2: Classifying food and drink service operations
Chapter 3: Restaurants and events - the direct market
Chapter 4: Contract foodservice, travel and public sector catering - the indirect market
Chapter 5: Developing the concept
Chapter 6: The Menu
Chapter 7: Purchasing and storage
Chapter 8 Production and Service
Chapter 9: Controlling the Operation
Chapter 10: Staffing Issues
Chapter 11 Food and beverage marketing
Chapter 12: Managing quality in food and drink service operations
Chapter 13 Trends and Developments