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The Theory of Hospitality and Catering

The Theory of Hospitality and Catering
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A new edition of the cornerstone textbook for all hospitality and catering students, The Theory of Hospitality and Catering, 12th edition, is the only book that provides a complete overview of the hospitality and catering industry from commodity and science through delivery from the supplier, storage, preparation, production and final service to the waiting customer.


Since 1964, The Theory of Catering, along with Practical Cookery, has been one of the essential textbooks for hospitality and catering students in the UK and overseas. Considered a flagship text by catering educators worldwide, this is an essential handbook for anyone training at supervisory level in the hospitality industry. Completely revised to reflect changes in the industry, features of the book include:



  • A unique and detailed chapter on commodities - the only one available

  • Essential and accessible information on cost and operational control and budgeting

  • Up-to-date information on hygiene and food legislation and health and safety - essential for anyone training or working at supervisory management level

  • Clear mapping and focus of contents to courses in Hospitality Supervision, Professional Cookery and Foundation Degrees in Culinary Arts.

Hodder Education; May 2011
451 pages; ISBN 9781444123777
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