Restaurant Back Office Training (DVD) Restaurant Economics – Understanding “The Business of Restaurants”


A restaurant that serves incredible food while offering exceptional dining room service truly has the formula for success. But in today’s competitive foodservice industry, efficiently managing costs can make or break your restaurant or foodservice business.

View a Sample Video Clip / Total DVD run time: 2+ hrs.

Achieving a favorable bottom line and serving great food ultimately equates success in the food service industry—and understanding the revenue and cost centers of your food service operation is the key. With the practical advice and step-by-step lessons presented in the CIA’s Restaurant Economics DVD, you’ll learn not only the basic fundamentals of running a restaurant but how to achieve the profits you desire.

Presented by Gregory X. Norkus of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, in conjunction with the CIA, this DVD focuses on the interplay amount marketing, operations, and finance and the people who support them—management, guests, and owners.

You will:

  • Examine the fundamentals of restaurant economics.
  • Learn how to read, interpret, and prepare financial statements.
  • Understand how to measure and communicate the financial condition of a restaurant.
  • Discover how to drive a well-executed business plan.

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