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The American Casual Restaurant - The casual restaurant industry is growing with the rise of Americans interest in unique food, family dinning traditions, and lifestyle changes. According to smartmoney.com, the casual restaurant industry is estimated to grow 13% in 2011 and 17.20% in 2012. Americans have come to rely on the industry for convince, a family friendly atmosphere, and the food. Some of the many attributes of the causal restaurants industry is the past history, the consumer and menu trends, and what the market for the industry is....   [tags: Restaurant Industry, Analysis] 1432 words
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Cerar's Barnstormer Restaurant Description - ... Juicy steaks with just the right amount of marbling and fresh seafood is always on the menu. Cerar’s Barnstormer hand cuts their steaks daily to make sure they are serving only the choicest cuts to their guests. This dedication to serving only the best by the cooking staff and owner is one of the many reasons I would recommend Cerar’s Barnstormer. Price is a big factor for many when choosing a restaurant to eat at. Cerar’s Barnstormer pricing is very reasonable, especially when considering the quality of the food being served....   [tags: restaurant, dining, food] 579 words
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Restaurant Review - It was a special day, a day very much akin to a day in a life of a syndicated series, but with no commercials. You see, it was this day one week prior that Captain Planet and the Planeteers had vanquished all of the Eco-Villains (Hoggish Greedly, Dr. Blight, Duke Nukem, Looten Plunder, Verminous Skumm, Sly Sludge, Captain Pollution, and even the nefarious Zarm himself) in an escapade so daring that they incidentally cured global warming, air pollution, and world hunger simply because their heroics were so epic in scale....   [tags: Restaurant Review] 2531 words
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Yamashiro Restaurant Review - Yamashiro Restaurant Dave Thomas an American restaurateur and a philanthropist once said, “It all comes back to the basic. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back.” (thomas). Everyone can agree on Dave Thomas, but I have a couple more criteria to add to his idea of a great successful restaurant. If I go out to eat I might as well pick a place that, though may be expensive, has scrumptious food because why bother going to spend money on food you can make yourself....   [tags: Restaurant Review Yamashiro] 1658 words
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Restaurant Management - Restaurant Management      Running a restaurant can be one of the most stressful jobs as well as the most fun and rewarding jobs. If the manager is a good leader with excellent leadership skills and has great followers the restaurant will be rewarded. If not the restaurant will plummet in sales and no one will be pleased. While developing a business. staff is important to running a successful restaurant, it is also essential that management focus on its public relations as well as its sales and marketing strategies....   [tags: Running Restaurant Managing Essays]
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Baked Potato Restaurant Market Analysis - 1. INTRODUCTION The Baked Potato Restaurant will be a moderately priced 75 seat fast-food restaurant located in the beautiful city of London, offering family style menu and other different baked potato menus. The Baked Potato Restaurant new to the London area and have diversification opportunities by offering new food products in the new market. A major challenge facing baked potato is how to attract new customers, increase profits and make better use of its resources during the initial stage. As a new restaurant we face competition from the giants in the fast food industry....   [tags: baked potato, fast food industry, restaurants ]
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Best Thai Restaurants in San Antonio, Texas - The flourishing industry of Thai cuisines in San Antonio is overwhelming. Especially for us who love eating Thai food. Thus for this reason, we have come up with a list to introduce you the best in town. Thai cuisine is best represented with its aromatic balanced taste. Though it is known to be spicy in most of their dishes, it is still apprehended with sour, sweet, salty, and bitter flavours. Some people even regard Thai cuisine as a delineation of Asian food besides from the eminent Chinese dishes....   [tags: Restaurant Review] 860 words
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Best Thai Restaurants in San Antonio, Texas - The booming industry of Thai cuisines in San Antonio can be a bit confusing and overwhelming at the same time. That is especially for us who loves eating Thai food. Thus for this reason, we have come up with a list to introduce you the best in town. Thai cuisine is best represented with its aromatic balanced taste. Though it is known to be spicy in most of their dishes, it is still apprehended with sour, sweet, salty, and bitter (optional) flavors. Some even regards Thai cuisine as a delineation of Asian food besides from the eminent Chinese dishes....   [tags: Restaurant Review]
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The Restaurant Industry - The reason we have chosen the restaurant industry is because of the major effect it has on global sustainability. We have decided to focus on food being served in restaurants and more specifically the beef, seafood, poultry and vegetables. Each of these foods has a different effect on the environment and we have decided to take a deeper look into all of them to see what the most environmental friendly is. Each one of these four foods have been compared in four different categories to see their total impact....   [tags: Effects, Global Sustainability, Economy]
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The Restaurant Romance - The Restaurant Romance Many people meet their other half in a classified, at a party, or simply walking down the street. I never would have guessed I would meet the love of my life at the Newburg Inn. I was working as a Line Cook, when I first saw the gorgeous blue-eyed, blonde walk into my life. This was the story of how I fell in love and married the new waitress, with the help from a friend. It reminds me of Sandra Pei’s story, “Switched Bride,” because I found myself saying “I do,” with someone I never would have expected....   [tags: Love]
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A Pizza and Pasta Restaurant in Oxford - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A pizza and pasta restaurant in Oxford would thrive because of the lifestyle that the people in the city live and their expenditure patterns, which show preference for flashy foods like pizza. The report is about a company that wants to set up a pizza and pasta restaurant in Oxford. The report evaluates the nature of business in oxford and the purchasing trends among the residents in the area. The report also evaluates the realistic nature of pizza and pasta restaurant in Oxford in terms of the profitability and the market catch for a new business....   [tags: business analysis, target market]
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A Career in Restaurant Management - Good Restaurant Management is vital for succeful businesses. The managers are people in charge of the restaurant to make sure food is good and customers are happy. A Knowledge of Restaurant management creates a good restaurant to run smoothly and go strong so more and more customers come back to enjoy the food, it’s also good to know what restaurant management is, what skills are needed to become one, what operational risks, what career opportunities, and what salary is. Running a restaurant can be one of the most stressful jobs as well as the most fun and rewarding job....   [tags: food industry, fast food]
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The Job Design of a Restaurant Owner - Introduction ‘King puts his people as his priority, people put food as their priority’, by the 2000 year old ancient Chinese text. Food is essential, one of the most important elements for survival. Thus serving good food is more than a luxury. Food is part of life. Restaurant owners are clearly own a prestigious status in the society. The aims of this assessment is to analysis the job design of a restaurant owner and examine the advantages and drawbacks supported by academic studies relating to job design theory, job characteristic model and other occupational psychology theories....   [tags: food, personality, workplace ]
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Reducing Turnover in The Restaurant Business - The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, a national chain of franchised seafood restaurants, prides itself on great customer service and affordable high-quality food, and knows that to meet their goals, they need a culture that attracts and retains the best employees (Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, 2011). In an industry notorious for high employee turnover and low job satisfaction (Prewitt, 2000), the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company reduced “management turnover from 36% to 16% in 2 years” (Aamodt, 2010, p. 397). What intervention opportunities exist for restaurant operators to reduce turnover of both managers and restaurant staff and more importantly, what resulting performance improvements can operators expec...   [tags: Human Resources]
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The Effects of Overfishing on the Restaurant Industry - To fish or not to fish is a personal choice. The fact that the oceans are being overfished is a growing concern for individuals, organizations, and governments throughout the world. In this paper I want to discuss the effects of overfishing on the restaurant industry, and possible solutions to solve the problem. Fishing is an ongoing source of food for people around the world. In many countries it is a food staple in their everyday diet. In more modern societies eating fish has become a sensual experience, and not just for the wealthy....   [tags: Conservation ]
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Personal Narrative: The Incident at the Restaurant - I learnt to appreciate life about six years ago in a restaurant where I had a habit of sitting and moaning to myself about how boring everything seemed to me. I reached up and clutched the top of my forehead, squeezing ever so slightly, wishing the constant, irritant pain could dissipate. I watched as the waiters tirelessly travelled laps from table to table in search of fresh orders and annoyingly small tips. The immense chatter provided by each customer and the occasional clatter of the cutlery, which presented an almost permanent ringing in my ears, did not aid me in my strong attempts to keep my agony at peace....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 506 words
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Theme Restaurant Dining Experience - ABSTRACT This study examines the psychological issues of human emotions during dining experience in a theme restaurant. The idea is that theme experiences can enhance customers dining experiences and consumption emotions, which consequently affect their willingness to revisit. The study is based on quantitative research method where questionnaire survey was curry out as a means of data collection. The data is analyzed with structural equation modeling (SEM) in the attempt to verify the proposed research model....   [tags: Consumer Studies]
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The Restaurant Industry Sanitation - Restaurants have been a part of people’s lives since they first started. However, the restaurant industry is not as perfectly clean and sanitary as people believe. Many things contribute to this, but the most important contributor is the factor of sanitation. Restaurants cannot be trusted in the area of sanitation. The restaurant employees are not following the cleaning and sanitation standards set by the restaurant’s managers and officials. The restaurant employees do not practice hygiene before coming into and at while they are at work....   [tags: cleanliness, food contamination, hygiene]
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Working at the Restaurant - Leonardo’s Restaurant is located on 7575 Merriman Rd. in Romulus, Michigan. This restaurant is right next to Detroit Metro-Airport, so that tends to bring in a lot of business. Leonardo’s started out as a carry-out restaurant and gradually moved into a sit-down restaurant. After three years of being in front of the complex on 7575 Merriman,, the owner built a new restaurant in the back of the complex. The new restaurant is 8,000 square feet with a bar area and a banquet room, which was not at the old building....   [tags: Management Business] 2349 words
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Accounting for a Restaurant - Accounting for a Restaurant Scenario I have just been assigned as the new system analyst at a restaurant called 'Venice' that specialises in Italian food. Up until now all the accountancy was done manually, so it took a lot of time to keep it up to date. To make it easier and more efficient I have been assigned to introduce a spreadsheet system to help calculate the annual profit the restaurant makes. This will save hours of paper work. The new method will save all finance information into a spreadsheet that can be easily accessed....   [tags: Papers] 3675 words
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Restaurant Menu Design - With our growing obsession of food culture, and an estimate of 16 million restaurants worldwide, there is one neglected element that has been right in front of us all this time: the menu. When it comes to profits, the menu is not only important; it is everything in a successful restaurant brand identity. Research has found that a customer only takes an average of 109 seconds reading a menu. This is the time limit one has to impress and sell. This essay will outline different ways and means on how the graphic designer under-take different methods to turn the menu into a sales tool for the restaurant and will discuss menu design techniques to help boost the effectiveness of the ‘silent salespe...   [tags: food, culture, photographs]
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Restaurant Advertising Strategies - After reading “Frequency of Restaurant Advertising Strategies: Exploring an Urban Market” I have learned interesting facts about ten advertising and promotion strategies used by various urban restaurants. The ten areas included food and beverage displays, advertising specialties, food samples, electronic or internet resources, newspaper advertising, radio advertising, directory advertising, direct mail, coupons, and frequent diner programs. As a marketing manager I do not feel the sample size or population size gives an accurate response rate to the survey conducted....   [tags: Marketing]
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Restaurant Industry: Unemployment and Economic Uncertainties - The general environment is made up of six factors that are external to an industry that they are applied to. Demographic, political/legal, sociocultural, economic, technological, and global factors all have an influence on the company's opportunities and threats, but rarely can be controlled by the entity itself. As a multinational company, Bloomin' Brands in turn strategizes according to global demographic trends. The emergence of the middle class has played a big impact in the growth of the restaurant industry as a whole....   [tags: External Analysis, General Environment]
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The restaurant at the end of the universe, by Douglas Adams - PLOT SUMMARY AND THEME OF THE NOVEL: The plot of The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, by Douglas Adams, commences when the diverse, disheveled, and, at least in the case of the paranoid android, depressed crew of the spaceship, The Heart of Gold, find themselves incapable of utilizing the ship’s infinite improbability drive to warp through hyperspace to escape the Vogon flagship’s attempts to exterminate the last of the human race due to the ship’s computer faculties being temporarily consumed by the simple task of figuring out to synthesize a cup of tea....   [tags: Book Review, Static Character]
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The Affect of Food Allergies on the Restaurant industry - Has the rise in customer food allergies had any impact on the restaurant industry. Food allergies and food intolerance are a scientific phenomenon that has been affecting people basically since the beginning of time, though they were previously rarely heard of. Today, however, 20the number of people with food allergies is much higher and it is still on the rise. The book 8Peanut Butter, Milk, and other Deadly Threats: What You Should Know About Food Allergies, written by Sherri Mabry Gordon, reports, "According to a 2004 study released by the 21American Academy of Allergies, Asthma, and Immunology, food allergies are a much bigger health challenge than once thought....   [tags: Health ]
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Restaurant Management: Improving Information Technology - The aim of the proposal is to come up with ways and means of improving business operations of a small high quality restaurant which is using very basic computer facilities through introduction of a more convenient way of doing business and attracting more customers through the introduction of the modern high level technologies. The world is developing at an alarming rate and at the same time the technology is continuing to advance day in day out. Though this restaurant may look small, there is a need to equip it with the current technology so that more customers can be attracted and therefore the returns will increase....   [tags: Information Technology]
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The Pagoda Restaurant - The Pagoda Restaurant Chinese food is very famous around the world. Almost every country has Chinese food restaurants. Almost all the people like Chinese food including people in the US. Today, there are many Chinese food restaurants in the US. The Pagoda restaurant is the one of the Chinese food restaurants in the US. It provides variety of Chinese food. In order to inform people about the restaurant, the Pagoda restaurant creates some advertisements like brochures and a website. The word “Pagoda” came from China....   [tags: Chinese China Food Essays] 1323 words
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Requirements for Starting a Restaurant Business - Requirements for Starting a Restaurant Business Restaurant business is the organized effort of an individual to produce and sell for a profit the goods and services that satisfy society needs (Lundberg and Walker 2). To organize a restaurant business, businessman must have to have four kind of resources; material, human, financial and information. These four resources apply for every kind of business no matter what kind of business it is you're going to start. For example in order to start restaurant business under material category it includes equipment tables, chairs and other decoration supply etc....   [tags: Papers] 1217 words
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Location Analysis Of A Franchise Restaurant - Location Analysis of a Franchise Resturaunt Problem Statement: Boston Pizza International Inc. is a Canadian owned and operated restaurant. It has many facilities in Canada and has opened facilities in the United States and in Southeast Asia. Boston Pizza is penetrating further into the Canadian market and is opening at a new location on 8th Street in Saskatoon. The chosen location has been the home of many previous restaurant failures. It seems odd that any restaurant would want to open in a location which has proven to be unsuccessful....   [tags: essays research papers] 2512 words
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Employee Theft in the Restaurant Industry - Employee Theft in the Restaurant Industry It has been estimated that about $52 billion a year is lost due to employee theft and that approximately 95% of all businesses experience employee theft. Employee theft amounts to 4 percent of food sales at a cost in excess of $8.5 billion annually, according to the National Restaurant Association (Neighbors 2004.) The small Business Administration indicates that 60 percent of business failures are a result of employee theft. There are several reasons why the restaurant industry is extremely susceptible to employee theft....   [tags: essays research papers]
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Opening an Italian Restaurant in Ilford - Opening an Italian Restaurant in Ilford Introduction I am planning to open an Italian restaurant which will be located in Ilford. The business will be owned and operated by me. My goals are to combine my skills in developing an up market, price competitive restaurant catering for 18 – 35 year old males and females. The restaurant will be focused on meeting customer’s needs, which will ensure steady repeat and referral of the business. In my first year of business, I will work on a rented building....   [tags: GCSE Business Management Coursework] 5262 words
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Recommendations for T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant - (COVER PAGE) OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR T.G.I.FRIDAY’S RESTAURANT Prepared for (name) Prepared by (your name) Date TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY………………………………………………………………iii PROBLEM………………………………………………………………………………..1 BACKGROUND………………………………………………………………………….1 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS……………………………………………………………2 Services……………………………………………………………………………2 Menu Items………………………………………………………………………..3 Quality……………………………………………………………………..3 Prices………………………………………………………………………4 Atmosphere………………………………………………………………………4 Clientele…………………………………………………………………...5 Physical Facilities…………………………………………………………………5 Décor………………………………………………………………………5 Cleanliness…………………………...   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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First Date in A Bad Restaurant - First Date in A Bad Resteraunt It was a beautiful fall evening. The sun was just beginning to give way to incoming twilight. I could smell winter in the air, even through my closed window. Soon there'd be snow on the ground. Matchbox Twenty was playing on my clock radio." I want to push you around...” The mood was set for a soft autumn night. However the mood inside my room was quite different. I was running around trying to do a million things a one time. My makeup was all wrong for my outfit....   [tags: essays papers] 777 words
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Personal Narrative: My Job as a Waitress in a Chinese Restaurant - The most significant job that I have held in the past was being a waitress in an Chinese restaurant. In the middle of June, I saw they were looking for bus waitress, since I was looking for a job so I asked Ms Ling - the gaffer of the waiters and waitress - to hold the position for me until after my graduation. And a week later as expected I became a?waitress?in the A Hong Hong kong & Vietnamese restaurant. As a waitress, I worked there part-time. My basic salary was $10 a day plus tips. Tips were paid daily and basic salary was paid every half a month....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 880 words
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Torts in the Restaurant Business - Any injury to an individual which is caused by another is called a tort. We have learned so far that these torts fall under three specific types, intentional, negligence and strict liability. I am sure that if I was to sit and reflect on the past that I would be able to recall being a victim, more than once, to some form of a tort and this is probably true for most people. Most restaurants have worked so hard to get rid of any potential tort issues because of previous incidents(not necessarily incidents that happened to them but incidents that may have happened to other establishments) that it was a difficult undertaking to go out there and find some of these issues....   [tags: Tort Law] 1011 words
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Success of Fast Food Restaurants - McDonald's (USA) serves 27 million people every day, 1 million more every year since 2003. Since 2002 McDonald's (USA) have experienced 45 consecutive months of sales increases. In a recent Business Week column, McDonald's CEO James Skinner claims "We've learned. We've evolved. We believe we've cracked the code in the United States."What is the code. Americans like to eat all day long. Most outlets are open 18 hours a day. Others are 24/7. McDonald's essentially want you to stuff yourself from dawn 'till dusk....   [tags: Business Restaurant Industry] 850 words
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Restaurant Scene in Top Girls - Restaurant Scene in Top Girls The restaurant scene in Top Girls (TG) revolves around Marlene celebrating her promotion at work, it is purely female gendered, having no male actors present throughout the whole play. The significance of the five guests she has chosen to celebrate with promotes the hard work and sacrifices she has made in order to get where she is. This scene uses women of the past, to highlight struggles of women through the ages, encompassing the theme of women’s experiences and women at work, with motherhood being an important factor for most of them....   [tags: Top Girls Play Theater]
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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - English Essay - Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant ‘To what extent are Ezra and Pearl the victims and/or the heroes of the novel?’ I think Ezra and Pearl are both victims and heroes of the novel. Both looking after the family, especially Ezra always thinking about everyone. Yet they both get taunted by the people around them, Ezra is teased and put down by Cody and Pearl just seems to be picked on by everyone in the family. Pearl is heroic in the way that she has kept the family together even after Beck leaves....   [tags: essays research papers] 449 words
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The Authentic Mexican Restaurant - If there is one place in Naples that I never get tired of going to, and where I can have fun just by basking in the ambiance of its atmosphere, it’s the authentic Mexican restaurant, Cilantro Tamales. At first glance the restaurant seems to be in an inconspicuous spot, lying in a strip mall containing a no-name music store and consignment shop. However, despite the location, Cilantro Tamales stands out from all other restaurants or gathering places. Cilantro Tamales isn’t a typical Mexican restaurant....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays] 411 words
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Classification of Restaurant Customers - Classification of Restaurant Customers “I’ve been here for ten minutes and my server hasn’t taken my order yet!” This is a direct quote from me before I worked at a restaurant. I never looked to see how many tables my server actually had or how much running I made them do. The sad truth is most people do not notice these details either, which may affect the tip their server will receive. By looking at the attitude and maintenance of restaurant customers, you can classify them into three categories according to their tipping patterns: the “hmm…how good were they....   [tags: Classification Essay] 578 words
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Alex's Restaurant, an ethnography - Alex's Restaurant, an ethnography The Wiseguys (scene one): *These four old guys (definitely into their late sixties, early seventies) sell cars at one of the dealerships on the boulevard. I would bet fifty dollars that they all work for Cadillac. They come in once a week, on Friday afternoons. They love me. They like to give me a hard time, ask why I don’t love them anymore, when I’m going to run away with them, etc, etc. They are caricatures of car salesmen but are obviously unaware of this....   [tags: Personal Narrative Waitressing]
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Leadership at Hooters Restaurant - Hooters: More than Just Wings (Aint No Thing Like a Hooters Chicken Wing) Introduction: Ever since the first Hooters Restaurant opened in Clearwater, Florida in 1983, Hooters had been a hot fanamina. With locations in over 42 states, Hooters is in attempts to push itself in a global market and becoming one of the top food leaders in the industry. Its tremendous success has allowed it to have franchises all over as well. The concept of Hooters is basically featuring good looking women to market and sell their food and drink items....   [tags: Business Management] 1500 words
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Restaurant Management - Restaurant Management My interview is with a manager of a restaurant, the restaurant can have as many as 75 customers, and staff of 14. The restaurant served your everyday American food. The person whom I interviewed started as an assistant manager at the young age of 27. He has been a manager for the restaurant for the past 7 years. I considered him a Functional Manager because of the definition in the book, i.e. He supervises the work of employees whom engages in different specialties, such as waiters/waitress, kitchen help, accounting, and quality control....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 1719 words
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Restaurant Industry - Discussion of the problem Sanjay Thomas, a second-year MBA student at M.I.T. Sloan School of Management has three choices after he graduates. The first one is an excellent job offer that he received from a top-flight management consulting firm. The second option is to open an upscale restaurant that will serve Indian gourmet cuisine. The third option is to open the restaurant with his aunt. Each option has positive and negative aspects, but when Sanjay compares them only the financial benefits are relevant....   [tags: essays research papers] 937 words
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Classification Of Restaurant Tippers - “Kids eat free on Sunday right?!” “Can I substitute this juice for a Bloody Mary?” “Can I taste that first?” “Oh!. I’m sorry we haven’t even looked at the menu yet. We’ll just be a bit . . . (45 minutes later) . . . ok, were ready.” “Yeah, were ready. Let me have . . . uh . . . oh where was it. Here. Wait no. Where did it go. I can’t find it. You know it has the thing with the thing on it . . .” “Can we get some more of your FREE bread!” These quotes, among a plethora of others, are common occurrences with the serving field....   [tags: Classification Essay] 919 words
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Restaurant Review - Restaurant Review It was rainy, crowded and loud at the entrance, the smell of cigarette and rum filled the air of the lobby area. It was Saturday night at the T.G.I.F in San Francisco, the Giant’s were playing so the place was packed and fans were being loud. The restaurant is located on a corner nearby Pier 39 and it almost has an Aspen look to it. The building itself is made of bricks with big colorful windows and huge cherry finished wooden doors with brass handles. Inside, the walls are cherry wood and covered with big mirrors and stuffed dear heads....   [tags: essays research papers] 590 words
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A Web Site to Promote a Chinese Restaurant - A Web Site to Promote a Chinese Restaurant Whether it is a full-size buffet restaurant in the busiest section of town or an intimate bistro by the lake, restaurateurs hope that their businesses will attract and hold a solid base of repeat customers. Many restaurants do in fact thrive; while others find themselves struggling to keep their doors open a year after their debut. How to have a successful restaurant is always a tricky proposition for a business owner. Yes, there are ways for him to increase the chances of success....   [tags: Internet Computers Essays] 1584 words
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The Importance of Award-Winning Chef Hats - The Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Guide is a critique's manual to the many restaurants that inhibit Sydney and its respected regions throughout New South Wales. It is highly regarded to be listed in the Guide as not all restaurants/cafes make the final cut. The guide itself outlines the details of a restaurant, such as the chef and owners, its website and seating and anything else interesting for the reader to know about. Restaurants are given a rating out of twenty, with a score of fifteen acquiring one hat....   [tags: Restaurant Evaluations] 859 words
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Sonic Drive-In Restaurant - The fast-food industry is changing everyday. There are new products being introduced in the market and new slogans being created. The companies in the fast-food industry will do their best to make the greater burger, and to make bigger and better fries. Founded in 1953, Sonic has become the largest drive-in chain in the nation. Sonic was founded by Troy Smith, Jr. in Shawnee, Oklahoma. His dream was to own his own business. Sonic Drive-In keeps the 1950s alive through its chain of drive-in restaurants, each complete with speaker-based ordering systems and carhop servers - some on roller skates....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Eating at Home Vs. Eating at a Restaurant - People all around the world are busy. Busy with work, school and other extra activities. No one ever has time to cook, so families are always going out to eat at a restaurant. This essay will include comparison between eating at home and eating at a restaurant in terms of the price, cleanliness, taste and service. When a family eats at home they, will pay less than restaurants because when they buy food from the market they buy for better quality and a better price. When families eat at home they know everything that has been added in their meal and know the cleanliness of their own kitchen....   [tags: Comparison Compare] 503 words
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Restaurant Research - Restaurants are scattered along seemingly every inch the modern American urban landscape. They serve a very unique role in society. Simultaneously, they function as both a consumer space where food is purchased and a social space where human interaction is the key ingredient. Because the social element of restaurants, they are a place where social patterns are both reflected and created. The scholarly study of eating establishments has proven this conjecture to be true. Academic research has focused on the how the upper class is looking to privatize public space and how restaurants have historically and currently are excluding certain class of people even at basic structural level....   [tags: Consumer Studies]
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Correlation of the Behavior of Female Waitresses at Sports Bars and the Tips Given By Male Customers - When we go out to eat or drink at a sports bar, we usually find that a majority of the servers and bartenders are females. Why is this, one might ask. The most obvious reason is that they draw in more male customers to drink beer and eat food. If a male patron were to walk into a sports bar, he would stay longer and spend more money because he would tend to be checking out a server that he considered attractive. Servers usually know this so they tend to expose themselves more and dress accordingly to attract more guys and hopefully to receive larger tips....   [tags: restaurant servers and customer tipping]
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