Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 21, 2008 - Business & Economics - 720 pages
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Fully updated to keep pace with a rapidly changing technological environment

The swift-moving technology revolution continues to transform the practices and procedures involved in purchasing for the hospitality industry, even as essential principles remain unchanged. Now, the cornerstone volume that set the standard for how hospitality purchasing is taught at universities, colleges, and culinary schools addresses the latest technological tools used in the industry today.

As always, Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry, Sixth Edition retains the exceptional coverage that has made it the classic in its field, with in-depth attention to ordering procedures, distribution systems, supplier channels, price and payment, storage and security, and specifications for food, furniture, fixtures, and equipment. Chapters on produce, dairy, eggs, poultry, fish, meat, beverages, and other products are fully updated with the latest standards and trends.

Purchasing is important reading for students in hospitality, restaurant management, and culinary arts programs. This easy-to-use guide is also an excellent resource for professionals in food service and lodging operations who conduct training courses on purchasing goods and hospitality services.

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ANDREW HALE FEINSTEIN is Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Food and Beverage Management Department at William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

JOHN M. STEFANELLI is a Professor in the Food and Beverage Management Department at William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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