Applied Math for Food Service

Applied Math for Food Service

By: Sarah R. Labensky (author)Paperback

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Appropriate for Culinary and Food Service courses offered by Junior or Community Colleges and Vocational Schools. This book acquaints students with the basics of food cost controls by providing a foundation of practical techniques useful in real-world situations. Among these are yield tests, the calculation of recipe costs, and the use of food cost percentages. It further ensures that these future chefs are familiar with accurate measurements, portion control and proper food handling, which are essential to the healthy bottom line of any food service operation.

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Introduction. 1. Measurements and Conversions. 2. Recipe Conversions. 3. Unit and Recipe Costing. 4. Yield Tests. 5. Inventory and Food Cost Percentages. 6. Controlling Food Costs. 7. Menu Pricing. Appendix. Glossary. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/07/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780138492175
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780138492175
  • weight: 218
  • ISBN10: 0138492174

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