The Non-Commercial Food Service Manager's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Military, Prisons, Schools, And Churches With Companion CD-ROM

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Finally, the non-commercial food service director has a comprehensive manual to aid them in their day-to-day operations. This massive 624-page new book will show you step by step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has left no stone unturned. The book has 19 chapters that cover the entire process from startup to ongoing management in an easy-to-understand way, pointing out methods to increase your chances of success, and showing how to avoid many common mistakes.

While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through basic cost-control systems, menu planning, sample floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, dietary considerations, special patient/client needs, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, manage and train employees, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines.

The extensive resource guide details over 7,000 suppliers to the industry; this directory could be a separate book on its own. This covers everything for which many companies pay consultants thousands of dollars.    The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version.  It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice.  Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

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Douglas R. Brown is a best-selling author in the area of food service management, having worked for both national chains and independent restaurants, as well as providing consulting services. He is the author of several new books and numerous articles on food service management. In 1982 he established Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., and today the company is the leader in providing training materials including books, videos, posters, tools and software to the food service industry. About the Co-Author: Shri Henkel has 22 years of business management and 15 years of marketing experience. She is the award-winning author of two other Atlantic titles, including How to Open a Financially Successful Pizza & Sub Restaurant and 365 Foolish Mistakes Smart Managers Make Every Day.

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