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Restaurant Organization & Operations - Chapter Summary
This collection of simple and engaging hospitality industry lessons cover the organization and operations of restaurants. Inside the chapter, you'll find short lessons that dive into the organizational structure of restaurants, as well as relevant operating expenses, licenses and more. Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you retain the most important restaurant terms and concepts. You can reach out to our instructors if you have any questions. All these materials can be accessed on any computer or mobile device.
Study this chapter at any time to:
- Outline the typical organizational structure of a restaurant
- Understand why restaurants use organizational charts
- Identify common operating expenses that restaurants encounter
- Explain how restaurants obtain their license and write their business plan
- Differentiate between different types and styles of restaurant services
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. How to Get a Restaurant License
Opening a restaurant takes more than some cash and the right equipment. In this lesson, we'll learn about the many licenses and permits needed to properly open and operate a food business.
5. How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan
How do you start a restaurant? Well, the first thing you'll need to do is write a business plan that outlines all of the details of your new venture. Come along as we learn how in this lesson.
6. 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.
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Other chapters within the Hospitality 101: Introduction to Hospitality course
- Hospitality Industry Overview
- Leadership & Management in the Hospitality Industry
- Key Management Functions in the Hospitality Industry
- Communication & Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry
- Improving Service in the Hospitality Industry
- Planning & Organizing in the Hospitality Industry
- Control Systems & Issues in the Hospitality Industry
- Hotel Classifications & Operations
- Food, Beverage & Alcohol Operations
- Tourism & Recreation
- Gaming Industry Overview
- Meetings, Conventions, Expositions & Special Events
- Studying for Hospitality 101