- Hardcover: 384 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2nd Revised edition edition (18 Jan. 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0471578835
- ISBN-13: 978-0471578833
- Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 2.7 x 23.9 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9,704,658 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Restaurant: From Concept to Operation Hardcover – 18 Jan 1993
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"- "...presents a basic framework of a broad variety of issues which the budding restaurateur would need to address" International Journal of Hospitality Management" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The ultimate guide to restaurant successfully updated and revised
Yes, hard work and a dream are indispensable, but success in the restaurant business requires an arsenal of skills and a vast body of knowledge and access to information. The Restaurant: From Concept to Operation, Fourth Edition provides it all. This easy–to–read guide shows aspiring restaurateurs how to conceive, open, and run any type of restaurant, from fast–food franchise to upscale dining room. This book will equip aspiring restaurant owners to master a broad variety of start–up issues and gain the solid footing theyll need to ensure the restaurants ongoing success.
You will discover how to choose a suitable concept, find a market gap to fill, develop business and marketing plans, and secure financial backing. Also, youll learn how to select the perfect location, obtain the necessary permits, create a tantalizing menu, design the interior, and hire and train employees. Youll also acquire the all–important skill of turning first–time customers into regular patrons. Special features of this new edition include:
- Increased focus on the independent restaurant
- Greater emphasis on restaurant business plans, including new exercises
- Up–to–date restaurant profiles, including franchises and independents
- A new chapter on restaurant operations and control
- A new chapter on the latest restaurant technology
As part of the National Restaurant Associations Education Foundations® Pro Mgmt. Certificate Program, this field–proven guide gives students, chefs, and entrepreneurs all of the skills and information they need to master every challenge and succeed in this highly competitive and rewarding industry. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product description
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I would recommend this book to anyone taking a Hospitality or Restaurant Management course.