Higher Education

Successful Restaurant Management: From Vision to Execution, 1st Edition

  • Donald Wade
  • ISBN-10: 1401819850  |  ISBN-13: 9781401819859
  • 650 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.25



Successful Restaurant Management is a comprehensive text on the business of opening and successfully operating a restaurant. Designed to present information not found in other texts, this unique book provides information on site selection, construction and design, menu engineering and development, sanitation management, finance, marketing, human resource management, and more. Features of the text include forms and checklists to use in managing a restaurant, and real Life Scenarios are presented to better convey the key concepts discussed in the text. An emphasis is placed on marketing and market studies so that readers understand target markets for specific concepts and their impact on the restaurant’s success. The important principles of accounting are included as well as information on the purpose of a business plan, the contents of a business plan, and business structure. Training Guides, employee manuals, job descriptions, and tips on using the internet are all included in this comprehensive resource. This in-depth , all-inclusive text includes everything a new restaurant operator needs to learn and know prior to financing and opening a successful restaurant.

Features and Benefits

  • Chapters on site selection, construction and design are included to present the importance of these topics to present and future restaurant owners and managers.
  • Market studies are presented to help the reader understand target markets for specific concepts and their impact on the restaurant�s success.
  • A separate chapter on Human Resource Management defines human resources, discusses documentation practices, and outlines manager skills and duties.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Restaurant Business.
Chapter 2: Menu Design and Engineering.
Chapter 3: Marketing.
Chapter 4: Site Selection.
Chapter 5: Business Plan.
Chapter 6: Finance and Accounting.
Chapter 7: Building the Restaurant.
Chapter 8: Sanitation Management.
Chapter 9: Operations and Analysis.
Chapter 10: Human Resource Management.


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Online Companion  (ISBN-10: 1401825141 | ISBN-13: 9781401825140)

Online Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401825133 | ISBN-13: 9781401825133)

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401828841 | ISBN-13: 9781401828844)

Student Supplements

Online Companion  (ISBN-10: 1401825141 | ISBN-13: 9781401825140)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Donald Wade

Donald A. Wade is the owner of Restaurant Solutions and the former Director of Operations for Mozzarella¿s Café.