Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities

Author: John C. Birchfield
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471288659
Release Date: 1988-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Most products are manufactured at one location, sold at a second place, and consumed or used at still a third location-not so with the foodservice industry. Today's hotels, restaurants, and institutional food operations accommodate the entire process in a single location. In addition, foodservice professionals face the challenge of serving a perishable product to an ever-changing multitude of people. That is what makes this industry so complex, and the need for highly specialized equipment and dedicated, hardworking people so essential. Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities offers owners, managers, and other decision makers in foodservice operations an extensive reference manual for the entire foodservice process--from the development of a new food idea or concept, through the processes of planning, financing, design, and construction, to the final inspection that occurs just prior to the opening of the establishment. Packed with valuable drawings, photographs, and charts, this essential foodservice guide takes you through decision-making processes concerning menu development, marketing, management, money, and methods of execution. You will find the advice you need to make your establishment a success and keep it successful. Renowned foodservice professional John C. Birchfield thoroughly covers: scope and complexity of the foodservice project concept developments for hotels, restaurants, and institutions feasibility studies the role of each member of the foodservice planning team chronology of events involved in planning a foodservice project layout of efficient foodservice areas A standard format for writing specifications will give you a clearer understanding when reading and interpreting contracts. This instructive tool also offers a general description of the primary spaces of a foodservice facility and how those spaces work in harmony with other areas to achieve a higher level of efficiency. You will gain insight into the uses of each major piece of equipment, advice on how to determine the proper size and capacity to fit a particular food operation, and even recommendations for energy-efficient foodservice equipment. Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities is the single sourcebook you need to make your foodservice establishment a successful one.

Designing Commercial Interiors

Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 9780470495308
Release Date: 2010-01-26
Genre: Architecture

The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasis in modern interiors. An introductory chapter provides an overview of commercial interior design and the challenges and rewards of working in the field, and stresses the importance of understanding the basic purpose and functions of the client's business as a prerequisite to designing interiors. This guide also gives the reader a head start with eight self-contained chapters that provide comprehensive coverage of interior design for specific types of commercial facilities, ranging from offices to food and beverage facilities, and from retail stores to health care facilities. Each chapter is complete with a historical overview, types of facilities, planning and interior design elements, design applications, a summary, references, and Web sites. New design applications covered include spas in hotels, bed and breakfast inns, coffee shops, gift stores and salons, courthouses and courtrooms, and golf clubhouses. In keeping with the times, there are new chapters focusing on senior living facilities and on restoration and adaptive use. A chapter on project management has been revised and includes everything from proposals and contracts to scheduling and documentation. Throughout the book, design application discussions, illustrations, and photographs help both professionals and students solve problems and envision and implement distinctive designs for commercial interiors. With information on licensing, codes, and regulations, along with more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this combined resource and instant reference is a must-have for commercial interior design professionals, students, and those studying for the NCIDQ licensing exam. Companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/commercialinteriors

Foodservice Facilities Planning

Author: Edward A. Kazarian
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471290637
Release Date: 1988-08-15
Genre: Business & Economics

The foodservice industry gets more competitive every day. As a result, initial planning is extremely important and has become a key factor in determining the success or failure of an operation. This fully updated edition of the best-selling text on foodservice facilities planning shows students how to create a facility that blends the most efficient work environment with an ambience that will attract more customers. Students will find all-new information on how to-- * cost-effectively design an operation * properly select and efficiently maintain equipment * successfully plan and accurately evaluate foodservice layouts * plan fast-food facilities and bakeshops * cut costs through more efficient energy planning. Equipped with this comprehensive book, students will develop expertise in all aspects of foodservice facilities planning, from prospectus to finished facility. The author provides sample layouts of award-winning floor plans from which effective designs can be modeled. Students will also find practical exercises that help prepare them for common problems that may arise while planning their own operation. They will also learn how to organize data to begin planning, how to develop feasibility studies, how to fully equip and operate their own facility, and most important, how to make their facility achieve maximum productivity and profits. Whether you are a student just learning the business, a foodservice planner, consultant, or decision maker in the industry, this practical reference book can make you an indispensable member of the foodservice facility planning team. An ideal classroom tool for students interested in careers in the foodservice industry, Foodservice Facilities Planning can also offer firm guidance to veteran foodservice planners, consultants, and decision makers.

The Management of Foodservice Operations

Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 030432907X
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Business & Economics

Based on "Management of Catering Operations", this revised work concentrates on operational systems, demonstrating all theory in practice. It is written for the student and illustrated with diagrams and tables. It explains how to select the right things to do for any type of foodservice operation, including: understanding the customer, devising menus, planning and design of the physical environment, staffing, developing standards, control and quality. The second part looks at how to carry out these things successfully. Based on "Management of Catering Operations", this revised work concentrates on operational systems, demonstrating all theory in practice. It is written for the student and illustrated with diagrams and tables. It explains how to select the right things to do for any type of foodservice operation, including: understanding the customer, devising menus, planning and design of the physical environment, staffing, developing standards, control and quality. The second part looks at how to carry out these things successfully.

Foodservice Planning

Author: Barbara A. Almanza
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0130964468
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Business & Economics

This comprehensive book has become a standard for designing and equipping a foodservice facility.Focuses on the role of the computer in foodservice planning and discusses the efficiencies technology can create. Includes one of the most comprehensive sections on equipment. Emphasizes the need for industrial engineering technologies in planning a start-up facility and successfully choosing and arranging equipment for optimum results.For anyone involved in restaurant, food service and hospitality management and planning.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780750659963
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

The International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management from both a sectoral level: * Lodging * Restaurants * Clubs * Time-share * Conventions As well as a functional one: * Accounting & finance * Marketing * Human resources * Information technology * Facilities management Its unique user-friendly structure enables readers to find exactly the information they require at a glance; whether they require broad detail which takes a more cross-sectional view across each subject field, or more focussed information which looks closely at specific topics and issues within the hospitality industry today. Section Editors: Peter Harris - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Oxford Brookes University, UK Zheng Gu - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Randall Upchurch - CLUB MANAGEMENT & TIMESHARE MANAGEMENT University of Central Florida, USA Patti Shock - EVENT MANAGEMENT University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Deborah Breiter - EVENT MANAGEMENT University of Central Florida, USA David Stipanuk - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Cornell University, USA Darren Lee-Ross - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT James Cook University, Australia Gill Maxwell - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Caledonian Glasgow University, UK Dimitrios Buhalis - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY University of Surrey, UK Allan Stutts - LODGING MANAGEMENT American Intercontinental University, USA Stowe Shoemaker - MARKETING University of Houston, USA Linda Shea - MARKETING University of Massachusetts, USA Dennis Reynolds - RESTAURANTS & FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT Washington State University, USA Arie Reichel - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT Ben-Gurion University, Israel * Global scope and focus, from an eminent international editorial team * User-friendly A-Z structure with three disticnt levels of entries * Fully indexed and cross referenced with detailed references for further study

Emotional Intelligence Hospitality

Author: Alessandro Cavelzani
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 9781616631772
Release Date: 2010-08
Genre: Psychology

As competition increases throughout the economic sector, those who can integrate cutting edge research into their business strategies will have a competitive advantage. Emotional Hospitality will help business owners maximize their interactions with consumers in both interpersonal and environmental ways.

Concepts of Foodservice Operations and Management

Author: Mahmood A. Khan
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471284025
Release Date: 1990-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Revised and updated to highlight essential concepts in the operations and management of foodservice facilities, this edition outlines all steps in a simple and understandable fashion. The unique feature of the book continues to be the emphasis on systems, which applies to both commercial and institutional operations.

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

Author: Michael H. Hugos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470893710
Release Date: 2010-06-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Fully revised and expanded, the Second Edition contains valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices. This handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in supply chain management. "Michael Hugos presents the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise, and easily readable style for those desiring an introduction to the subject or for those wanting to refine their understanding and application of supply chain issues. The case studies and executive insights are very useful in illustrating how to effectively employ supply chains to enable companies to accomplish their business goals." -Perry J. Gaid, Vice President of Purchasing, OneSource Facility Services, Inc. "My company is involved in both manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Hugos's book provides a valuable framework of concepts and techniques that people at all levels of the company can use to organize and improve our supply chain management capabilities and tie them to our business strategy." -Grant Watkinson, Ph.D., President, Coastwide Laboratories, Inc. Praise for the First Edition "An excellent introduction into supply chain management . . . a book you should own and loan out to others frequently." -Supply Management "In clear and concise prose, this lean book outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management." -Supply Chain Management Review The Wiley Essentials Series-because the business world is always changing...and so should you.

Metric Handbook

Author: David Littlefield
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780750652810
Release Date: 2008-01
Genre: Architecture

Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, this resource has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and design data for architects. This updated edition includes the most recent changes to regulation and practice.