With changing social and living habits creating an increasing demand for meals to be taken away from the home, investment in restaurants is taking place on a massive scale throughout the world. Restaurant design is also constantly evolving as changing fashions and competition demand more frequent refurbishment and reinvestment coupled with technical advances in food production and equipment. The book is illustrated by many examples of the most interesting projects in the field worldwide. Any student or practising caterer, architect or interior designer working in a restaurant in the food service industry will find this volume packed with invaluable guidance on planning, design and management.
The book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. It is a key resource for all future hospitality managers.
Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry: an introductory guide, is fully updated with new legal information, data, statistics and examples, and includes brand new material on multi unit operations and management.
Small businesses are the backbone of the tourism and hospitality industry and, depending on which statistics one uses, represent somewhere between 75 to 95 percent of all firms globally in this sector.
Capturing the flavor and breadth of the industry, Introduction to Hospitality Management, 4th Edition, explores all aspects of the field including: travel and tourism; lodging; foodservice; meetings, conventions and expositions; and leisure and recreation