Thoroughly revised and updated for its 8th edition, Food and Beverage Service is considered the standard reference book for food and drink service in the UK and in many countries overseas.
New features of this edition include:
- larger illustrations, making the service sequence clearer than ever
- updated information that is current, authoritative and sets a world standard
- a new design that is accessible and appealing.
As well as meeting the needs of students working towards VRQ, S/NVQ, BTEC or Institute of Hospitality qualifications in hospitality and catering at Levels 1 to 4, or degrees in restaurant, hotel and hospitality management, the 'Waiter's Bible' is also widely bought by industry professionals.
It is a valuable reference source for those working in food and beverage service at a variety of levels and is recognised as the principal reference text for International WorldSkills Competitions, Trade 35 Restaurant Service.
John Cousins is the Director of The Food and Beverage Training Company which offers publications, training and advisory service to the Hospitality Industry. He is a consultant, trainer and author specialising in food and beverage operations and hospitality management. He has over 30 years experience in the industry, in hospitality management, training and in further and higher education. He has held a variety of positions including hotel general management and training management and he has been a lecturer and senior manager in further and higher education.