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Ch 7: Menu Planning

About This Chapter

An important part of managing a restaurant is planning a menu. Proper menu planning allows you to offer dishes unique to your establishment and separate your restaurant from competitors. Use these short and engaging lesson to further develop your understanding of menu planning.

Menu Planning - Chapter Summary

The main focus of this chapter is to provide an overview of menu planning practices and methods. You can learn why menu planning is crucial to the success of a restaurant, what needs to be done to create a successful menu and what processes should be followed to plan and develop a menu. You'll become familiar with effective techniques and terms used within the restaurant industry.

The lessons are easy-to-follow and presented by professionals within the hospitality field. Print text transcripts and use them as study guides and answer questions in self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson to make sure you have a complete understanding of the topics discussed before you move on to another lesson.

How It Helps

Menu planning is one practice that can truly make a restaurant stand out from others. Mastering menu planning techniques can make you a valuable employee to any restaurant and help you to establish new clientele for that establishment by providing unique and interesting entrees.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the importance of menu planning
  • Apply basic menu planning techniques
  • Differentiate between types of menu planning
  • Create effective menus

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