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106 prelim1review

106 prelim1review - LEC 1 What are automats vending...

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LEC 1 What are automats? - vending m a chines Julia Child is best known for her many cookbooks and her television series, The French Chef, which ran for ten years. What are speakeasies? What period of time did they emerge? Why was that period of time so important in the evolution of the foodservice industry? - Spe ake asies: a n e sta blish m e nt s ecretly sold alcoholic b ev erag es during prohibition (1920-1933) - Important to th e evolution of th e food s ervice industry b ec aus e sp e ake asie were often elaborate, offering food, live b ands, floor shows, a nd strip joints What is molecular g astrono my? - in cooking, th e study a n d a p plication of che mistry, physics, a nd oth er scientific principles, a nd m a t erials, ter m coined by Herve This a nd Nicholas Kurti In ter ms of foodservice trends, what h av e b e e n th e d efining th e m e s of th e e ar portion of th e first d ec ad e of 2000? - m ulti-branding - co m m unication technology (tech for consistency a n d sp e e d) - international exp ansion - fast casu al take-over - m olecular g astrono my - chann el blurring LEC 2 What is typically included und er "eating places"? - indep end ent unites - restaurant co mp a ny w/ m ultiple concepts & limited # of units - franchise syste m (burger king) - restaurant chain or m ulti-unit
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What are the two current drivers of the industry? Explain in your own words an provide concrete examples of what foodservice companies are doing to exploi those drivers. - Driver # 1: Convenience and Customization Not fast food. Better food, fast. –Sheetz - Driver # 2: The dining ‘experience’ Features/attributes --> benefits Benefits Functional: what does it do for me (save time) Psycho-social: how does it make me feel/how do others see me What is meant by an "independent"?
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