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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 45.00
This book is about the creative work of chefs at top restaurants in New York and San Francisco. Based on interviews with chefs and observation in restaurant kitchens, the book explores the question of how and why chefs make choices about the dishes they put on their menus. It answers this question by examining a whole range of areas, including chefs'... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 62.50 US$ 37.50
This revised Fourth Edition of The Bar and Beverage Book has the most up-to-date material you need for managing a beverage operation, including bar equipment, sanitation and bar setup, inventory control, and the importance of planning for profit. This edition features added coverage and expert advice on responsible alcohol service; marketing methods;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 210.00
Two highly successful veterans in the restaurant industry offer surefire tips to lower the risks of failure, avoid the common pitfalls, and make day-to-day operations smooth and profitable. Highlights of this practical handbook ---- menus: samples, special promotions, and charts and instructions to determine price for profit; -- food production: techniques... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Kitchens takes us into the robust, overheated, backstage world of the contemporary restaurant. In this rich, often surprising portrait of the real lives of kitchen workers, Gary Alan Fine brings their experiences, challenges, and satisfactions to colorful life. A new preface updates this riveting exploration of how restaurants actually work, both... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.95
This title is designed as a down-to-earth guide to the critical legal information that every restaurateur, food industry businessperson, owner or manager of a hospitality business needs to know. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 31.00 US$ 26.87
The only book that provides straightforward management advice for chefs, Finding Time to Be Great provides readers with a concise, no-nonsense guide to developing, motivating, and leading their kitchen staffs. Chef Charles Carroll, CEC, ACC, at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston Texas, one of the top five country clubs in the United States, helps... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007; US$ 55.50 US$ 48.10
Comprehensively covers opening and running a restaurant-revised and updated A successful restaurant is a dream business. It offers guests a fabulous experience, while the restaurateur gets an exciting workplace, creative license, and potentially nice profit margins. Of course, restaurant success does not arrive on a silver platter. It takes know-how,... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2012; US$ 49.00
Restaurant sales are expected to hit $511 billion this year. More people than ever are dining out. Average Joes are becoming "foodies" after exposure to the celebrity chefs and exotic ingredients on TV's Food Network. Busy consumers don't have the time or inclination to cook--they want the flavor of fresh bread without the hassle of baking. They want... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 19.95 US$ 16.36
Owning and operating a restaurant is one of the most challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can take on--the hours are long and grueling, staff turnover averages 130 percent, and many fail within their first year. Streetwise Restaurant Management walks you step by step through each aspect of opening and managing a restaurant. This guide covers the... more...