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Introduction to Food Service

Food service is thought to be one fo the easist industries to get involved in by most new business entrepreneurs. There is a lot more to it than just cooking. From restaurant management to business issues, learn more about how to run a restaurant here.

Mobile Food Vending – Profitability and Issues


Many of you are wondering if you can make a good living as a mobile food vendor.  If there is profit, how much?  Are there any issues in this industry that will persuade me from becoming a mobile food vendor?  This article is going to answer [...]

Controlling Food Costs in the Restaurant Industry


The top two costs associated with owning a restaurant is labor and food.  Controlling these prime costs in effect is the bottom line in your business.  So how do you control food costs?  First identify the correct quantity and quality of food you [...]

Controlling Labor Costs in a Restaurant


There are two costs that stand out in the restaurant industry.  Food and labor comprise more than 45% of the typical expenses of the restaurant.  No other expense comes close to these two costs.  This article is dedicated to controlling the labor [...]

Food Service – An Introduction to Owning a Restaurant


I have always been impressed by those that provide this product and service to our society.  Overall, I don’t think they charge enough, but that is just my opinion.  It also comes out in the numbers.  I have reviewed the books for over 40 [...]