Remarkable Banquet Service

Remarkable Banquet Service

By: The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) (author), Ezra Eichelberger (author)Paperback

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Teaching a true commitment to highest-quality service as the most important component of executing successful banquets The catering and events market is expanding rapidly, making superior service an absolute necessity for distinction and successful branding in the event planning industry. Remarkable Banquet Service provides catering and event professionals with straightforward advice on all aspects of exemplary banquet service. This resource covers everything from food and beverage service skills such as setting up a buffet, butler service, tray service, pouring wine, and clearing tables to managing staff and coordinating with vendors such as florists, wedding planners, and musicians. Throughout, key service points are illustrated, such as buffet setup, proper plate handling, and synchronized service techniques, as well as guidelines for handling specific events, including business luncheons, fund-raising events, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, and wine-tasting dinners. Step-by-step techniques are accompanied by 100 photos, 40 illustrations, and 10 reproductions of menus, taking all the guesswork out of organizing and managing remarkable and profitable banquets and events. * Valuable as a modern reference guide and refresher for restaurant chains, hotels, and other foodservice operations that require staff to deliver consistently outstanding service


PREFACE viii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xii ABOUT THE AUTHOR xiii CHAPTER 1. An Introduction to Banquets 2 CHAPTER 2. Planning for Banquets: The Banquet Event Order (BEO) 26 CHAPTER 3. Setting Up and Breaking Down Banquets 60 CHAPTER 4. Service Styles and Techniques for Banquet Service 80 CHAPTER 5. Service for Banquets 100 CHAPTER 6. Managing Specific Events 120 CHAPTER 7. Beverage Service for Banquets 138 CHAPTER 8. Managing Special Issues 168 INDEX 178

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118412039
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781118412039
  • ISBN10: 1118412036

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