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How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant By Christopher Egerton-Thomas

How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant by Christopher Egerton-Thomas

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Aimed at anyone who wishes to become an independent restaurant owner, this guide covers all aspects of starting and running a restaurant, from choosing a location and equipping a kitchen to designing the menu and managing staff. New to this edition is a glossary of wine terminology.

How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant Summary

How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant by Christopher Egerton-Thomas

Thinking about opening your own restaurant? Well, if you've got the will, this book shows you the way! This book is for anyone about to take the big leap into becoming an independent restaurant owner. In it successful restaurateur Christopher Egerton-Thomas tells you everything he knows about starting and running a successful restaurant - from coming up with a winning concept, choosing a location, and equipping a kitchen, to designing the menu, decorating the dining room, and managing a staff. Egerton-Thomas, who is also an accomplished author and journalist, spices up his coverage with a piquant bouquet of anecdotes and restaurant lore from around the world that are as entertaining as they are instructive. The celebrated soup-to-nuts guide to starting and running a successful restaurant, now updated and expanded for the 1990s Expert guidance on financing, market research, taxes, insurance, managing a staff, health and safety, legal aspects, and much more How to survive tough times by anticipating and solving problems before they occur How to gain a competitive edge with superior customer service New to this edition: customer expectations; selling the wine list; responsibilities of serving alcohol; kitchen staffing; a glossary of wine terms; international menu vocabularies; and more

About Christopher Egerton-Thomas

CHRISTOPHER EGERTON--THOMAS is a restaurateur, caterer, and writer who has appeared on a number of TV programs, including "Donahue," "The Today Show," and "Good Morning America." He is the author of five previous books, including How to Manage a Successful Bar, and his articles have appeared in Vanity Fair and The New York Times.

Table of Contents

How It All Began.; Location.; What Kind of Restaurant?.; Raising the Wind.; Equipment and Decor.; The Bar.; The Kitchen.; The Dining Room.; Hygiene, Health, and Safety.; Public Relations.; Employees.; Making Your Decision.; Appendices.; Index.

Additional information

GOR003493407
9780471042365
0471042366
How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant by Christopher Egerton-Thomas
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1995-01-26
288
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