The Food Service Manager s Guide to Creative Cost Cutting

Author: Douglas Robert Brown
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 0910627614
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is one of the very few books written for existing operators in both the commercial and non-commercial sectors. You will find over 2,001 practical, insider techniques and tips that have been gleaned from successful operators from around the world and tested in real-life food service businesses. You can put this information in place today to reduce expenses and expand profits. Easy to read and understand, this step-by-step guide and will take the mystery out of how to reduce costs in four critical areas: food, beverage, operations and labor. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Non commercial Food Service Manager s Handbook

Author: Douglas Robert Brown
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 0910627819
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Finally, the non-commercial food service director has a comprehensive manual to aid them in their day-to-day operations. This massive 624-page new book will show you step by step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has left no stone unturned. The book has 19 chapters that cover the entire process from startup to ongoing management in an easy-to-understand way, pointing out methods to increase your chances of success, and showing how to avoid many common mistakes. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through basic cost-control systems, menu planning, sample floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, dietary considerations, special patient/client needs, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, manage and train employees, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. The extensive resource guide details over 7,000 suppliers to the industry; this directory could be a separate book on its own. This covers everything for which many companies pay consultants thousands of dollars. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

How to Open a Financially Successful Pizza Sub Restaurant

Author: Shri L. Henkel
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 0910627800
Format: PDF
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The explosive growth of the pizza and sub shops across the country has been phenomenal. Take a look at these stats: Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day, or about 350 slices per second. Pizza is a $32+ billion per year industry. Pizza restaurant growth continues to outpace overall restaurant growth. Pizzerias represent 17 percent of all restaurants. Pizza accounts for more that 10 percent of all food service sales. Here is the manual you need to cash in on this highly profitable segment of the food service industry. This new book is a comprehensive and detailed study of the business side of the restaurant. This superb manual should be studied by anyone investigating the opportunities of opening a pizza or sub restaurant. It will arm you with everything you need including sample business forms, leases, and contracts; worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations; sample menus; inventory lists; plans and layouts; and dozens of other valuable, time-saving tools of the trade that no restaurant entrepreneur should be without. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, learn how to draw up a winning business plan (The companion CD-ROM has the actual pizza restaurant business plan that you can use in MS Word), basic cost-control systems, profitable menu planning, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, successful beverage management, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, pricing formulas, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, new IRS tip-reporting requirements, managing and training employees, generate high-profile public relations and publicity, learn low-cost internal marketing ideas, low and no-cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales, and learn how to keep bringing customers back, accounting & bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. The manual delivers literally hundreds of innovative ways demonstrated to streamline your business. Learn new ways to make your operation run smoother and increase performance. Shut down waste, reduce costs, and increase profits. In addition operators will appreciate this valuable resource and reference in their daily activities and as a source of ready-to-use forms, web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can be easily applied to their operations. The Companion CD Rom contains all the forms in the book as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your business. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Restaurant Manager s Success Chronicles

Author: Angela C. Adams
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 0910627967
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Restaurants are one of the most frequently started businesses, yet they have a high failure rate. This title provides real life examples of how successful restaurant operators avoid the pitfalls and thrive. It includes hundreds of tricks, tips and secrets on how to make money with your restaurant.

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Author: Lea R. Dopson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470251387
Format: PDF
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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.

2 001 Innovative Ways to Save Your Company Thousands and Reduce Costs

Author: Cheryl L. Russell
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 0910627770
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For the small business owner, every dollar you can save by reducing costs goes directly to the bottom line in increased profits. This book details over 2,000 specific ways that your company can reduce costs. It includes practical advice on many innovative ways to cut costs in almost every area of your business.

Cost Reduction Analysis

Author: Steven M. Bragg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470622474
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discover the tools for knowing the costs your company should cut, without impacting its ability to deliver goods and services New from Steve Bragg, this book provides the tools for determining which costs a company should cut, without impacting its ability to deliver goods and services. It explains how to use throughput analysis in order to locate bottleneck operations in a company, which in turn dictates where capital investments should (and should not) be made. Delves into process analysis, to determine where excess resources are being used in a business process Describes the total cost of ownership, showing how a single purchasing decision actually snowballs into a variety of ancillary costs Shows how to create and use a spend management system to reduce procurement costs Shows how just-in-time systems can be used to eliminate inventory costs Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies provides examples to show how much cost can potentially be eliminated to avoid drastic action later that can imperil your corporation's direction and future.

1001 Ways to Cut Your Expenses

Author: Jonathan D. Pond
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780440504955
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides practical tips on ways to save money in the home, shopping, with the family, handling financial matters, at work and play, and after retirement

Profit Building

Author: Perry Ludy
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458795306
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Improving Profit is the number one objective of business leaders, yet most do not truly understand how to move beyond the basics when it comes to cost reduction for profit improvement. Typically, a companys response to reducing cost is to reduce the workforce. People are laid off in large numbers and dollars are saved--or so it seems. This is a mistake, a short-term solution. Profit Building provides a better approach, one that focuses on profit improvement as a stand-alone process, demonstrating how an organization can achieve its goals to improve profitability and reduce cost through a proven method based on team innovation management. Perry J. Ludy offers a hands-on guide that shows managers how to move profit and loss financial reviews beyond the basics to creative solutions and genuine action plans. Using the authors five-step Profit Building Process (PBP), Profit Building shows how to organize teams with the specific purpose of improving profit--while providing an opportunity for employees to participate in developing cost reduction strategies so that profit improvement is perpetual. A system of step-by-step activities designed to produce immediate and continuous results, the PBP shows managers how to apply concepts from prior learning--such as teams, innovation management, and performance improvement planning--to create tailor-made strategies for any organization. And it introduces """"Questions Brainstorming,"""" a new twist to traditional brainstorming that fosters avid group participation resulting in better solutions. In order to achieve success beyond today, business leaders must leverage all resources available within the organization to improve profit, reduce cost, and create a better place to work. Profit Building is an executive handbook and a quick desk reference for managers that shows how to do just that.