The Bar and Beverage Book / Edition 5

The Bar and Beverage Book / Edition 5

by Costas Katsigris, Chris Thomas
     
 

The Bar and Beverage Book explains how to manage the beverage option of a restaurant, bar, hotel, country club—any place that serves beverages to customers.  It provides readers with the history of the beverage industry and appreciation of wine, beer, and spirits; information on equipping, staffing, managing, and marketing a bar;

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The Bar and Beverage Book explains how to manage the beverage option of a restaurant, bar, hotel, country club—any place that serves beverages to customers.  It provides readers with the history of the beverage industry and appreciation of wine, beer, and spirits; information on equipping, staffing, managing, and marketing a bar; and the purchase and mixology of beverages.   New topics in this edition include changes to regulations regarding the service of alcohol, updated sanitation guidelines, updates to labor laws and the employment of staff, and how to make your operation more profitable. New trends in spirits, wine, and beer are also covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470248454
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
189,095
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Beverage Industry: Past and Present1
Ch. 2Responsible Alcohol Service25
Ch. 3Creating and Maintaining a Bar Business57
Ch. 4Bar Equipment105
Ch. 5The Beverages: Spirits147
Ch. 6Wine Appreciation195
Ch. 7Wine Sales and Service233
Ch. 8Beer261
Ch. 9Sanitation and Bar Setup303
Ch. 10Mixology One339
Ch. 11Mixology Two371
Ch. 12The Staff409
Ch. 13Purchasing, Receiving, Storage, and Inventory465
Ch. 14Planning for Profit505
Ch. 15Marketing Your Business551
Ch. 16Regulations583
Glossary603
App. AResponsible Beverage Alcohol Service General Audit627
App. BCocktail Lounge Design Questionnaire637
Index647

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