Restaurant Financial Basics

Restaurant Financial Basics Author Raymond S. Schmidgall
ISBN-10 9780471449164
Year 2003-03-10
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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A complete, practical guide to managing restaurant business finances One of the keys to a successful restaurant business is strong financial management. This book equips readers with the tools needed to manage the finances of foodservice establishments effectively. Written by expert authors with extensive experience in the field, this accessible resource is filled with valuable information that can be applied to day-to-day operations. It offers concise, down-to-earth coverage of basic accounting topics-including pricing, budgeting, cost control, and cash flow-as well as more specialized information, such as how to establish menu prices.

Restaurant Financial Management Introduction to Accounting and Finance for Independent Restaurants

Restaurant Financial Management  Introduction to Accounting and Finance for Independent Restaurants Author Allen Mbengeranwa
ISBN-10 9781291859768
Year 2014-06-08
Pages 84
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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The Restaurant Business is littered with failure and survival is often at best measured in terms of odds, bets and Hail Mary's. RESTAURANT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS, THE THIN RED LINE aims to reduce the number of areas that the Restaurateur or Professional Chef has to worry about by providing a basis for understanding core financial methods and systems. Restaurant financial Management shows you how to: * Understand what is Accounting and Finance *Create reliable Bookkeeping systems *Use numbers and records for efficient management *Apply Accounting principles to avoid disaster *Understand internal and external financial reporting relationships and management techniques This book also contains valuable examples, graphs, forms and illustrations. These are all useful aids to understanding and learning the financial principles explained as quickly as possible.

Restaurant Operations Management

Restaurant Operations Management Author Jack D. Ninemeier
ISBN-10 0131100904
Year 2006
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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"Restaurant Operations Management details what restaurant managers must know to operate a successful business. The information is current, comprehensive, and practical. The book addresses important topics that restaurant managers must understand before the business is planned and implemented, as it is operated, and as on-going challenges are managed."--BOOK JACKET.

Restaurant Franchising

Restaurant Franchising Author Mahmood A. Khan
ISBN-10 9781926895697
Year 2014-10-08
Pages 618
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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This book is the only up-to-date book of its kind that will provide an introduction to franchising, its pros and cons, and other aspects pertinent to restaurant franchises. It is the only guide to franchising written exclusively for food service professionals and is an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to break into one of today’s most dynamic service industries. Since the late 1800s, when the idea was first conceived, the restaurant franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon. Opportunities abound for restaurateurs and food service professionals with the know-how to dive into and stay afloat in the growing, ever-changing sea of franchise operations. With the help of vignettes and case histories, this completely updated new edition to Restaurant Franchising explains operate a successful franchise, from developing a winning franchise concept to demystifying the legal intricacies of franchise agreements. Topics include: What is franchising? Franchising pros and cons Selecting the franchise that fits your style and goals Finding financial backing Understanding franchise agreements State franchise rules and regulations Developing healthy franchisor/franchisee relationships International franchising Unconventional franchises This book is suitable for classroom use, and an accompanying online instructor’s manual is available as a teaching resource for instructors. It includes a template of a syllabus to fit one semester within an academic calendar, and each chapter’s contents are highlighted starting with the chapter’s objectives. Objectives are designed so that after reading and studying each chapter, the student should be able to complete specific knowledge components. Key teaching elements and points are listed for each chapter, with special emphasis on definitions and terminology. References and other sources for further information are also provided. At the end of each chapter within this book, there is a case study, for which discussion questions are listed. Possible topics for class assignments and field studies are suggested in the instructor’s manual. In addition, almost 200 PowerPoint slides are provided for each chapter. Overall this manual is designed to provide teaching aids that will help in making lectures a more productive, interactive, and interesting learning experience for students. Readers will get practical, first-hand information that will be extremely useful to hospitality academicians and students, as well as corporations that are franchisors and other related restaurant corporations. It will be a valuable book for entrepreneurs and those interested in owning a franchise.

HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers HBR Guide Series

HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers  HBR Guide Series Author Harvard Business Review
ISBN-10 9781422187326
Year 2012-09-18
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Harvard Business Review Press
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DON’T LET YOUR FEAR OF FINANCE GET IN THE WAY OF YOUR SUCCESS Can you prepare a breakeven analysis? Do you know the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Or understand why a business that’s profitable can still go belly-up? Has your grasp of your company’s numbers helped—or hurt—your career? Whether you’re new to finance or you just need a refresher, this go-to guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals, as all good managers must. The HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers will help you: • Learn the language of finance • Compare your firm’s financials with rivals’ • Shift your team’s focus from revenues to profits • Assess your vulnerability to industry downturns • Use financial data to defend budget requests • Invest smartly through cost/benefit analysis

Running a Restaurant For Dummies

Running a Restaurant For Dummies Author Michael Garvey
ISBN-10 1118053192
Year 2011-03-16
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Millions of Americans dream of owning and running their own restaurant — because they want to be their own boss, because their cooking always draws raves, or just because they love food. Running a Restaurant For Dummies covers every aspect of getting started for wannabe restaurateurs. From setting up a business plan and finding financing, to designing a menu and dining room, you’ll find all the advice you need to start and run a successful restaurant. Even if you don’t know anything about cooking or running a business, you might still have a great idea for a restaurant — and this handy guide will show you how to make your dream a reality. If you already own a restaurant, but want to see it do better, Running a Restaurant For Dummies offers unbeatable tips and advice of bringing in hungry customers. From start to finish, you’ll learn everything you need to know to succeed: Put your ideas on paper with a realistic business plan Attract investors to help get the business off the ground Be totally prepared for your grand opening Make sure your business is legal and above board Hire and train a great staff Develop a delicious menu If you’re looking for expert guidance from people in the know, then Running a Restaurant For Dummies is the only book you need. Written by Michael Garvey, co-owner of the famous Oyster Bar at Grand Central, with help from writer Heather Dismore and chef Andy Dismore, this book covers all the bases, from balancing the books to training staff and much more: Designing and theme and a concept Taking over an existing restaurant or buying into a franchise Stocking and operating a bar Working with partners and other investors Choose a perfect location Hiring and training an excellent staff Pricing menu items Designing the interior of the restaurant Purchasing and managing supplies Marketing your restaurant to customers If you’re looking for a new career as a restaurateur, or you need new ideas for your struggling restaurant, Running a Restaurant For Dummies offers expert advice in a fun, friendly format. Packed with practical advice and expert wisdom on every aspect of the food service business, this guide is all you need to get cooking.

Modern Food Service Purchasing Business Essentials to Procurement

Modern Food Service Purchasing  Business Essentials to Procurement Author Robert Garlough
ISBN-10 9781418039646
Year 2010-03-02
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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MODERN FOOD SERVICE PURCHASING is designed specifically to provide culinary arts professionals with current, in-depth coverage of the essential concepts of purchasing, storeroom operations, and financial stewardship. This comprehensive resource brings together under one cover the four fundamentals of contemporary food service purchasing: Market and distribution systems. Storeroom operations. Cost controls. Product information. Delivering a chef-focused overview of financial management and the formulas used to control a successful business, Modern Food Service Purchasing explains in detail how to set up a successful storeroom operation while providing chefs and buyers with a comprehensive reference that will deliver value for years to come. Extensive color photography, useful charts and forms, and a comprehensive glossary of key terms round out the coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Restaurant Success by the Numbers

Restaurant Success by the Numbers Author Roger Fields
ISBN-10 9780307779182
Year 2011-02-02
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Ninety percent of all restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! A man of many hats: money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant-Roger Fields shows how a restaurant can survive its first year, based on far more than luck, and keep diners coming back for many years to come. Featuring real-life restaurant start-up stories (including some of the author's own), this comprehensive how-to walks readers through the logistics of opening a restaurant: creating the concept, choosing a location, designing the menu, establishing ambiance, hiring staff, and, most important, turning a profit. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hospitality Business Development

Hospitality Business Development Author Ahmed Hassanien
ISBN-10 9781136439377
Year 2010-05-04
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Hospitality Business Development analyzes and evaluates the different aspects of business growth routes and development processes in the international hospitality industry. It considers the essential features of the strategic business context, in which any hospitality organization operates, and: • explores the essential requirements and challenges of hospitality business development, and the implications which these present for hospitality operators. • explains how differentiation and innovation can become key to organizational success and provides you with the all of the skills you need to implement your own business development • examines the shifting nature of demand, evaluating consumers’ behaviour and relating the principles of customer centricity to the business development function • is packed with case studies and industry related examples, which cover a broad range of hospitality sectors including in-flight catering, holiday homes, guest houses, licensed retail, catering, international restaurants and hotels, ensuring you have a thorough understanding of the international hospitality business development . Hospitality Business Development equips students and aspiring hospitality managers with the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills in business development. This book is a must-read for any one studying or working in the hospitality industry.

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Food and Beverage Cost Control Author Lea R. Dopson
ISBN-10 9780470251386
Year 2010-03-02
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Foodservice managers need a firm understanding and mastery of the principles of cost control in order to run a successful operation. With Food and Beverage Cost Control, Fifth Edition, Dopson and Hayes have created a comprehensive resource for both students and managers. Written in a user-friendly style, this text provides the necessary foundation in accounting, marketing, and legal issues, as well as foodservice, production, and sanitation. It also offers practical pedagogical tools, including chapter overviews, outlines, highlights, feature boxes, problems, Web links, technology tools, and key terms and concepts.

Restaurant Accounting with QuickBooks

Restaurant Accounting with QuickBooks Author Doug Sleeter
ISBN-10 1942417128
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 210
Language en
Publisher Sleeter Group
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A restaurant's success relies on an effective back office accounting system, and QuickBooks can be a critical part of that success. Restaurant Accounting with QuickBooks guides you through purchasing, bill paying, gift certificate tracking, cash management, time tracking, and payroll.

The Restaurant Manager s Handbook

The Restaurant Manager s Handbook Author Douglas Robert Brown
ISBN-10 9780910627979
Year 2007
Pages 1052
Language en
Publisher Atlantic Publishing Company
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The multiple award-winning Restaurant Manager's Handbook is the best-selling book on running a successful food service. Now in the fourth completely revised edition, nine new chapters detail restaurant layout, new equipment, principles for creating a safer work environment, and new effective techniques to interview, hire, train, and manage employees. We provide a new chapter on tips and IRS regulations as well as guidance for improved management, new methods to increase your bottom line by expanding the restaurant to include on- and off-premise catering operations. We ve added new chapters offering food nutrition guidelines and proper employee training. The Fourth Edition of the Restaurant Manager s Handbook is an invaluable asset to any existing restaurant owner or manager as well as anyone considering a career in restaurant management or ownership. All existing chapters have new and updated information. This includes extensive material on how to prepare a restaurant for a potential sale. There is even an expanded section on franchising. You will find many additional tips to help restaurant owners and managers learn to handle labor and operational expenses, rework menus, earn more from better bar management, and introduce up-scale wines and specialties for profit. You will discover an expanded section on restaurant marketing and promotion plus revised accounting and budgeting tips. This new edition includes photos and information from leading food service manufacturers to enhance the text. This new, comprehensive 800-page book will show you step-by-step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has taken the risk out of running a restaurant business. Operators in the non-commercial segment as well as caterers and really anyone in the food service industry will rely on this book in everyday operations. Its 28 chapters cover the entire process of a restaurant start-up and ongoing management in an easy-to-understand way, pointing out methods to increase your chances of success and showing how to avoid the many mistakes arising from being uninformed and inexperienced that can doom a restaurateur s start-up. The new companion CD-ROM contains all the forms demonstrated in the book for easy use in a PDF format. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, learning how to draw up a winning business plan, how to buy and sell a restaurant, how to franchise, and how to set up basic cost-control systems. You will have at your fingertips profitable menu planning, sample restaurant floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety, Hazardous and Critical Control Point (HACCP) information, and successful beverage management. Learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money and get brand new IRS tip-reporting requirements, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development. You will be able to generate high profile public relations and publicity, initiate low cost internal marketing ideas, and low- and no-cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales. You will learn how to keep bringing customers back, how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, manage and train employees as well as accessing thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. This Restaurant Manager s Handbook covers everything that many consultants charge thousands of dollars to provide. The extensive resource guide details more than 7,000 suppliers to the industry virtually a separate book on its own. This reference book is essential for professionals in the hospitality field as well as newcomers who may be looking for answers to cost-containment and training issues.

QuickBooks for the Restaurant

QuickBooks for the Restaurant Author Stephanie Murphy
ISBN-10 9780470495506
Year 2009-03-03
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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A step-by-step guide to tracking revenue and expenses, QuickBooks for the Restaurant provides detailed instructions on how to apply the various functions of QuickBooks to control expenses, increase profits, and make informed management decisions. This comprehensive guide contains practical and realistic industry scenarios and practice problems with a section on the simulated financial activity of a typical restaurant operation. Full of helpful accounting advice, QuickBooks tips, and industry scenarios, this book demonstrates how to employ one of the most widely used accounting applications to ensure the financial success of all types of foodservice operations. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Restaurant Marketing for Owners and Managers

Restaurant Marketing for Owners and Managers Author Patti J. Shock
ISBN-10 0471226270
Year 2003-10-17
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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The complete guide to marketing for restaurant managers How do I market my restaurant to prospective customers? Do loyalty programs really work? How do I communicate with my local newspaper to get the biggest "bang" for my marketing buck? By providing specific tools and methods tying marketing theory to practice, this concise, easy-to-use book provides restaurant and foodservice managers with answers to these marketing questions and many more. Part of the Restaurant Basics Series, this hands-on resource offers a variety of material that is applicable to the day-to-day operation of a foodservice business, including strategies linking the location and design of a restaurant with its menu and pricing, as well as guidance on how to imple-ment a marketing plan and budget.