Restaurants, Catering and Facility Rentals: Maximising Earned Income

Arthur M Manask with Robert D Schwartz

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This book will save your organization money. And generate income. Put its principles, insights and recommendations into practice and it will undoubtedly pay for itself... tens or hundreds of times over... Restaurants, Catering and Facility Rentals: Maximizing Earned Income is unique in making available the detailed, highly practical results and recommendations of real-world studies of foodservices and facility rental operations in some of the world's leading museums, galleries and cultural institutions. This range of studies focuses on the scenarios and challenges most frequently encountered as museums and cultural institutions strive to manage efficient and profitable catering services. The studies are supplemented by specially-commissioned, informative and educational essays.

This extensive book (490 pages) covers every aspect of setting up and managing successful foodservice, catering and facility rental operations. 

Undertaken by one of the world's leading catering, foodservices and earned income consultancies, Manask & Associates, the studies contained in this book are based on decades of practical experience with a huge variety of institutions, both large and small. Manask & Associates' clients have included some of the world's leading and most successful cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art, National Zoo, Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Field Museum, Chicago Botanic Garden, Museum of Science, National Aquarium, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Louis Art Museum, Newport Mansions and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

With a Forward by Darrell R Willson, Administrator of the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Restaurants, Catering and Facility Rentals is richly illustrated with examples of innovative and successful foodservice facilities in museums and galleries throughout the world. And while the featured examples are primarily drawn from museums, galleries, historic houses, botanic gardens, aquariums and zoos, the principles contained in the book are equally applicable to performing arts and other cultural organisations.

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  • Author: Arthur M Manask with Robert D Schwartz
  • Publisher: MuseumsEtc.
  • ISBN: 9781907697395