Ch 9: Food & Beverage Operations in Hospitality

About This Chapter

The entertaining lessons, multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam in this chapter make it easy to gain full comprehension of food and beverage operations in hospitality. Use these learning and study tools to prepare for a test, improve your grades or get your career on the right track.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering food and beverage operations in hospitality material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about food and beverage operations in the hospitality industry. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding restaurant bookkeeping, the restaurant organizational chart and the full cycle of event planning
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about hospitality management (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about food and beverage operations in hospitality
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra hospitality management learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Food & Beverage Operations in Hospitality chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a food and beverage operations unit of a standard hospitality management course. Topics covered include:

  • Types and styles of restaurant service
  • Importance of a restaurant's organizational structure
  • Template for the restaurant organizational chart
  • The full cycle of hotel event planning
  • Accounting and reporting in restaurant bookkeeping
  • Types of restaurant operating expenses
  • A restaurant's liability for alcohol sales and responsibility when serving alcohol
  • Requirements of food handlers in prime resort areas

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: Food & Beverage Operations in Hospitality
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Restaurant Service: Styles & Types

1. Restaurant Service: Styles & Types

This lesson reviews the various styles and types of restaurants by defining what style and type mean in the restaurant industry. It then provides examples of each style and type.

Restaurant Organizational Structure

2. Restaurant Organizational Structure

An understanding of a restaurant's organizational structure is important for defining the roles and duties within the restaurant. This lesson provides an example of a typical organizational structure.

Restaurant Organizational Chart: Template & Sample

3. Restaurant Organizational Chart: Template & Sample

This lesson describes the main purpose of the restaurant organizational chart, and it provides a template and sample that can be used as a basis for creating an organizational chart.

The Full Cycle of Event Planning in a Hotel

4. The Full Cycle of Event Planning in a Hotel

Planning an event, like a wedding or a conference, in a hotel can be very involved. In this lesson, we will break the process down into the major points, like the role of sales and marketing, planning, budgeting, and the execution of the event.

Event Planning: Determining Cost & Materials

5. Event Planning: Determining Cost & Materials

When you're planning an event, you must be able to determine the quantity of items needed and the cost. In this lesson, you will learn about the methods to use to estimate materials and cost of an event.

Restaurant Bookkeeping: Accounting & Reporting

6. Restaurant Bookkeeping: Accounting & Reporting

Running a restaurant is more than just dishing out tasty food. Understanding prime cost, cost of goods, and revenues and expenses - and how they all relate to industry standards - is equally critical to a restaurant's success.

Restaurant Operating Expenses: Types & Examples

7. Restaurant Operating Expenses: Types & Examples

Ever thought of running a restaurant? Before you jump in, you may want to review this lesson on restaurant operating expenses. From food to table linens, this lesson introduces you to many of the expenses you'll encounter.

How To Serve Alcohol Responsibly

8. How To Serve Alcohol Responsibly

In this lesson, we'll briefly review the steps a food and beverage establishment can take to serve alcohol responsibly by ensuring that customers are of legal drinking age and are not served while intoxicated.

Restaurant Liability with Alcohol Sales

9. Restaurant Liability with Alcohol Sales

Opting to include bar operations or alcohol sales in your restaurant establishment can bring business, but also increased liabilities. In this lesson, you'll learn more about a restaurant's responsibilities with alcohol sales.

Food Handler Requirements in Prime Resort Areas

10. Food Handler Requirements in Prime Resort Areas

While state requirements differ, this lesson will investigate the foodservice handler requirements and certifications in prime resort areas, like Las Vegas, Miami, and New York City.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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