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Unformatted text preview: Will Malnati 433362 301 HW #2 09/20/05 a) The current table mix is not very efficient for several reasons. For one, there is an insufficient amount of tables for accommodating parties larger than 6. According to probability, 30% of the party sizes will be parties of 7 or more, however, there is only one 10-top to fit them in without moving two tables together. Therefore, it would more efficient to have more 10-tops and less 4-tops. Another problem is that 30% of the parties are forecasted to be taken up by groups of 3 and 4, while 73% of the table mix (or 20 tables) are designated to 4-tops. With the current table configuration, the restaurant is losing over 200 customers per night and the utilization rates of the different table sizes are very lopsided, as is true with 4-tops which have an average utilization rate of only 66.78% at peak periods. Finally, with only about 255 customers being served per night, 66....
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2007 for the course H ADM 301 taught by Professor Rverma during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '06