2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Provides students with an understanding of strategic, operational and managerial issues facing food and beverage operators. The unit equips students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage a food and beverage enterprise in restaurant and catering settings with an emphasis on sustainable practices. Emerging trends and developments in the food and beverage industry are also examined.
Topic 1: Introducing the food and beverage environment
Topic 2: Management and customer perspectives
Topic 3: Concept development of food and beverage operations
Topic 4: Menu planning and design
Topic 5: Purchasing, receiving and storing
Topic 6: Food and beverage production
Topic 7: Food and beverage cost controls
Topic 8: Menu pricing and menu engineering
Topic 9: Staff, service and safety
Topic 10: Industry trends and developments
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate practical application of food and beverage management concepts to 'real-life' food and beverage operations||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||examine key management and operational controls and procedures used in food and beverage establishments and critically evaluate their impact on business sustainability||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||discuss the liabilities and consequences that a food and beverage organisation may sustain if not compliant with contemporary legal and safety issues||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify current trends in the food and beverage industry and discuss their potential impact on the long-term viability of a food and beverage enterprise.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Davis, B, Lockwood, A, Alcott, P & Pantelidis IS, 2018, Food and Beverage Management, 6th edn, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||40%|
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