Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice: A Management View

by Chris Thomas, Costas Katsigris

John Wiley & Sons | March 10, 2005 | Hardcover |

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The definitive guide to foodservice equipment and design-from inception to completion

Good food, happy customers, and profits - the telltale signs of a thriving restaurant or foodservice facility. But if you''re not paying attention to the hundreds of details involved in running a successful facility, you''ll fall short of achieving all three of these goals. Providing a breadth of useful, updated information on equipment, procedures, technology, techniques, safety, government and industry regulations, and terms of the trade, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition demystifies the complex decisions facing the new restaurateur and foodservice manager.

In Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, well-known hospitality and food authors Costas Katsigris and Chris Thomas cover every aspect of establishing a physical facility - from concept development to operation - including where to put a laundry room, how many place settings to order, how to lower utility bills, how to buy a walk-in cooler and how big it should be, and even how air conditioning systems and water heaters work.

Thoroughly updated to embrace the latest trends in design and the newest equipment technology, this Second Edition features:

  • Updated coverage of site selection and the changing diversity of restaurants and mixed-theme facilities
  • New coverage of costs associated with restaurant start-up
  • New photographs and diagrams featuring cutting-edge foodservice equipment
  • Guidelines to designing kitchen and storage areas for maximum efficiency
  • Information on purchasing, installing, operating, and maintaining foodservice equipment in all areas of a restaurant, from the kitchen to the tabletop
  • Helpful coverage of safety and health-related concerns
  • Expanded coverage of energy conservation
  • Discussion of new types of lighting and HVAC technology
With fascinating interviews of successful professionals as well as novices, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for hospitality management students and professionals alike.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 576 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 1.18 in

Published: March 10, 2005

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0471460060

ISBN - 13: 9780471460060

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Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice: A Management View

by Chris Thomas, Costas Katsigris

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 576 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 1.18 in

Published: March 10, 2005

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0471460060

ISBN - 13: 9780471460060

About the Book

With fascinating interviews of successful professionals as well as novices, "Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition" is an indispensable resource for hospitality management students and professionals alike.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Chapter 1. Economics of Site Selection.

Chapter 2. Restaurant Atmosphere and Design. 

Chapter 3. Principles of Kitchen Design.

Chapter 4. Space Allocation.

Chapter 5. Electricity and Energy Management.

Chapter 6. Gas, Steam, and Water.

Chapter 7. Design and Environment.

Chapter 8. Safety and Sanitation.

Chapter 9. Buying and Installing Foodservice Equipment.

Chapter 10. Storage Equipment: Dry and Refrigerated.

Chapter 11. Preparation Equipment: Ranges and Ovens.

Chapter 12. Preparation: Equipment: Fryers and Fry Stations.

Chapter 13. Preparation Equipment: Broilers, Griddles, and Tilting Braising Pans.

Chapter 14. Steam Cooking Equipment.

Chapter 15. Cook-Chill Technology.

Chapter 16. Dishwashing and Waste Disposal.

Chapter 17. Miscellaneous Kitchen Equipment.

Chapter 18. Smallware for Kitchens.

Chapter 19. Tableware.

Chapter 20. Linens and Tables Coverings.

Glossary.

Index.

From the Publisher

The definitive guide to foodservice equipment and design-from inception to completion

Good food, happy customers, and profits - the telltale signs of a thriving restaurant or foodservice facility. But if you''re not paying attention to the hundreds of details involved in running a successful facility, you''ll fall short of achieving all three of these goals. Providing a breadth of useful, updated information on equipment, procedures, technology, techniques, safety, government and industry regulations, and terms of the trade, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition demystifies the complex decisions facing the new restaurateur and foodservice manager.

In Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, well-known hospitality and food authors Costas Katsigris and Chris Thomas cover every aspect of establishing a physical facility - from concept development to operation - including where to put a laundry room, how many place settings to order, how to lower utility bills, how to buy a walk-in cooler and how big it should be, and even how air conditioning systems and water heaters work.

Thoroughly updated to embrace the latest trends in design and the newest equipment technology, this Second Edition features:

  • Updated coverage of site selection and the changing diversity of restaurants and mixed-theme facilities
  • New coverage of costs associated with restaurant start-up
  • New photographs and diagrams featuring cutting-edge foodservice equipment
  • Guidelines to designing kitchen and storage areas for maximum efficiency
  • Information on purchasing, installing, operating, and maintaining foodservice equipment in all areas of a restaurant, from the kitchen to the tabletop
  • Helpful coverage of safety and health-related concerns
  • Expanded coverage of energy conservation
  • Discussion of new types of lighting and HVAC technology
With fascinating interviews of successful professionals as well as novices, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for hospitality management students and professionals alike.

From the Jacket

The definitive guide to foodservice equipment and design—from inception to completion

Good food, happy customers, and profits—the telltale signs of a thriving restaurant or foodservice facility. But if you''re not paying attention to the hundreds of details involved in running a successful facility, you''ll fall short of achieving all three of these goals. Providing a breadth of useful, updated information on equipment, procedures, technology, techniques, safety, government and industry regulations, and terms of the trade, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition demystifies the complex decisions facing the new restaurateur and foodservice manager.

In Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, well-known hospitality and food authors Costas Katsigris and Chris Thomas cover every aspect of establishing a physical facility—from concept development to operation—including where to put a laundry room, how many place settings to order, how to lower utility bills, how to buy a walk-in cooler and how big it should be, and even how air conditioning systems and water heaters work.

Thoroughly updated to embrace the latest trends in design and the newest equipment technology, this Second Edition features:

  • Updated coverage of site selection and the changing diversity of restaurants and mixed-theme facilities
  • New coverage of costs associated with restaurant start-up
  • New photographs and diagrams featuring cutting-edge foodservice equipment
  • Guidelines to designing kitchen and storage areas for maximum efficiency
  • Information on purchasing, installing, operating, and maintaining foodservice equipment in all areas of a restaurant, from the kitchen to the tabletop
  • Helpful coverage of safety and health-related concerns
  • Expanded coverage of energy conservation
  • Discussion of new types of lighting and HVAC technology

With fascinating interviews of successful professionals as well as novices, Design and Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for hospitality management students and professionals alike.

About the Author

COSTAS KATSIGRIS is Director Emeritus of the Food and Hospitality Services Program at El Centro Community College in Dallas, Texas, and an adjunct lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton.

CHRIS THOMAS is a professional writer specializing in food and wine topics. This is her fifth textbook for John Wiley & Sons.

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