Setting The Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny MeyerSetting The Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer

Setting The Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business

byDanny Meyer

Paperback | January 29, 2008

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The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake Shack

Seventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and hopeful investors. He is now the co-owner of a restaurant empire. How did he do it? How did he beat the odds in one of the toughest trades around? In this landmark book, Danny shares the lessons he learned developing the dynamic philosophy he calls Enlightened Hospitality. The tenets of that philosophy, which emphasize strong in-house relationships as well as customer satisfaction, are applicable to anyone who works in any business. Whether you are a manager, an executive, or a waiter, Danny’s story and philosophy will help you become more effective and productive, while deepening your understanding and appreciation of a job well done. 

Setting the Table is landmark a motivational work from one of our era’s most gifted and insightful business leaders.

Danny Meyer, a native of St. Louis, opened his first restaurant, Union Square Cafe, in 1985 when he was twenty-seven, and went on to found the Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes some of New York City's most acclaimed restaurants: Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, The Modern, Maialino, North End Grill, Blue Smoke, and Shak...
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Title:Setting The Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:January 29, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060742763

ISBN - 13:9780060742768

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“Anyone in the hospitality industry would do well to consult ‘Setting the Table’.”