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Professional Service Skills Guide from C.H.I.P.S.

Professional Table Service
by Sylvia Meyer, Edy Schmid
and Christel Spühler

Beautifully illustrated, Professional Table Service provides expert coverage of the basics of everyday service management.

Features discussions of:

  • Handling tools and equipment, including furnishings, plate warmers and gas burners, linens, silverware, glassware, china, and serving dishes
  • Setting up the waiters' pantry and dining room
  • Organizing work schedules
  • Establishing service stations
  • Understanding a menu's structure and design
  • Setting tables, including the basic setup, additional utensils, condiments, and decorations
  • Preparing for special meals, including breakfasts and banquets

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Contents

  1. The Service Profession
  2. Product Knowledge
  3. Preparatory Work in the Waiter's Pantry and in the Restaurant
  4. Service Bar
  5. Service Organization
  6. Sales
  7. Mise en Place
  8. Service Regulations, Service Techniques, Service Types
  9. The Breakfast
  10. Organization of Functions
  11. Our Guests
  12. Sales Techniques
  13. Controls
  14. Cash Systems
  15. Working in Front of the Guest
  16. Beverage Knowledge
  17. Knowledge of Cooking
  18. Wine Dictionary
  19. Classical Kitchen Professional Language
  20. General Professional Service Language

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    Professional Table Service
    by Sylvia Meyer, Edy Schmid, and Christel Spühler
    455 pages $89.00 + shipping
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