Hospitality Manager's Guide to Wines, Beers and Spirits / Edition 1

Hospitality Manager's Guide to Wines, Beers and Spirits / Edition 1

by Albert Schmid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130917508

ISBN-13: 9780130917508

Pub. Date: 09/15/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Designed with the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts student in mind, the Hospitality Manager's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits explores a subject important to all who will be involved in the hospitality industry. Illustrated with numerous photographs, drawings and charts, and written in a lively and engaging style, this book is a

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Designed with the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts student in mind, the Hospitality Manager's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits explores a subject important to all who will be involved in the hospitality industry. Illustrated with numerous photographs, drawings and charts, and written in a lively and engaging style, this book is a comprehensive introduction to the history, science, and varieties of alcoholic beverages.

Key Features:


• Includes an anecdotal history of alcoholic beverages and their cultural influences
• Comprehensive coverage of important alcoholic beverages all in one book
• Provides a unique organization of wine coverage by the type of grape
• Discusses the importance and variations of wine labels and bottle shapes
• Excellent introduction to the how's and why's of food and beverage pairing
• Easily understood chapter on the biochemical process of fermentation
• Addresses important cost control functions for beverage operations

• Illustrates marketing strategies for successful business operations Provides an overview of profit management techniques for beverage operations
• Complete and current coverage of alcohol safety and responsible service

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130917508
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgment
Ch. 1A Brief History of Alcoholic Beverages1
Ch. 2Alcohol Safety21
Ch. 3Wine Labels and Bottle Shapes31
Ch. 4Getting to Know Wine: Tasting and Pairing41
Ch. 5The Vineyard55
Ch. 6Fermentation73
Ch. 7Light-Bodied White Wines81
Ch. 8Medium-Bodied White Wines91
Ch. 9Full-Bodied White Wines101
Ch. 10Light-Bodied Red Wines111
Ch. 11Medium-Bodied Red Wines121
Ch. 12Full-Bodied Red Wines135
Ch. 13Sparkling Wines, Dessert Wines, Fortified Wines, and Aperitifs149
Ch. 14Beer: Ale and Lager175
Ch. 15Distillation and Distilled Spirits195
Ch. 16Mixology219
Ch. 17Professional Alcohol Service231
Ch. 18Purchasing, Receiving, Storing, and Issuing249
Ch. 19Beverage Cost Control: Managing for Profit257
Ch. 20Marketing and Selling267
Glossary279
Index290

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