ISBN 9788126542659,Food And Beverage Service

Food And Beverage Service


Bruce Axler



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788126542659

ISBN-10 8126542659

Paper Back

Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)


Manfred F. Ketterer Hospitality Management Instructor The Culinary Institute of America Wiley Professional Restaurateur Guides Food and Beverage Service Customer service is the key to a restaurants success and the most important factor in establishing your reputation. The first in a series of service guides, Food and Beverage Service offers essential information on all aspects of food and beverage service for restaurant managers, owners, and personnel. Written by two of today's top experts, the guide explains the responsibilities and procedures of typical positions-captains, servers, and bussers
About the Author

About the authors BRUCE H. AXLER is the author of 23 culinary and hospitality books. Most recently, he was managing director of Tavern on the Green, New York City. CAROL A. LITRIDES is the author of several books on food service/food preparation. She has developed and run hundreds of training programs for restaurants and hotels and is currently the general manager of a landmark restaurant.

Table of Contents:
Busser. Job Description: Busser. Getting Ready to Serve. Preparing for the Guests' Arrival. Preparing Garnishes and Food. Beverages. Once Customers Arrive: Basic Responsibilities During Service. Server. Job Description: Server. Basic Service Skills and Equipment. Tray Handling. Service Basics: Serving a Whole Table. Service: Step by Step. Styles of Foodservice. Captain. Job Description: Captain. Group Sales. Beverage Drama. Special Dining Room Personnel. Advanced Techniques. Carving in the Dining Room. Flambeing. Tableside Preparation of Cold Items. Tableside Cooking. Appendices. Glossary of Table service Terms and Phrases.