Foodservice Organizations: A Managerial and Systems Approach

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For junior/senior and graduate-level courses in Introduction to Food and Beverage Operations and Foodservice Organization and Management. Completely revised and updated, this popular text presents a comprehensive portrait of managing commercial and on-site foodservice operations. Emphasizing a "real-world" focus using the foodservice systems model as the guiding framework, the Fifth Edition boasts a new four-part organization: Part I explores the concepts of the foodservice systems model in-depth; Part II probes the functional subsystems of the transformation process--procurement, production, distribution and service, safety, sanitation, and maintenance; Part III discusses management functions and linking processes, including information on leadership, decision-making, communication and marketing; Part IV concentrates on outputs of the system, and includes methods for evaluating the effectiveness of the system outputs. With a host of pedagogical aids and study resources, this text provides a solid balance of theory and practice that serves the needs of both students and instructors.

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This popular text presents a comprehensive portrait of commercial and non-commercial foodservice, emphasizing the "real-world" focus on the foodservice customer and the customer's satisfaction. Theory and concepts are reinforced with practical illustrations taken from everyday life. Coverage explains management and marketing issues; examines delivery systems, with a focus on the central figure in delivery, the menu; and, discusses purchasing, receiving, storage, and inventory. It addresses issues involved in planning, ingredient and quality control, production, food safety, sanitation, and maintenance, as well as the management of supplies, employees, and finances.

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This book presents a comprehensive portrait of commercial and non-commercial foodservice, emphasizing a “real-world” focus on the foodservice customer and the customer's satisfaction. Practical illustrations taken from everyday life reinforce theory and concepts, while coverage explores management and marketing issues and examines delivery systems. Addressed issues include aspects involved in planning, ingredient and quality control, production, food safety, sanitation, and maintenance — as well as the management of supplies, employees and finances. The book also offers a focus on the central figure in delivery, the menu; and discusses purchasing, receiving, storage, and inventory. For foodservice operations employees who want to increase their knowledge and efficiency.

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