Buying & Running a Guesthouse or Small Hotel: Make a Fresh Start and Run Your Own Guesthouse

Buying & Running a Guesthouse or Small Hotel: Make a Fresh Start and Run Your Own Guesthouse

by Dan Marshall (Author)

Synopsis

This book will lead you through the entire process and help you with all the decisions you'll need to make along the way, such as researching your market; setting your objectives and making a plan; finding the right property; cooking and menu planning; dealing with reservations, reception and billing; purchasing and serving delicious food and wine; managing your cash flow and accounts; and creating the WOW factor. Contents: 1. Substantiating the Dream; 2. Which Property and Which Business Format?; 3. Getting Started; 4. Setting Your Standard;5. Reservations and Reception; 6. Food and Beverage; 7. Housekeeping Issues; 8. Marketing and Advertising; 9. Bookkeeping and Financial Aspects; 10. Ancillary Departments; 11.Staffing; Appendix; Index

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: How To Books Ltd
Published: 08 Jan 2003

ISBN 10: 1857038983
ISBN 13: 9781857038989

Author Bio
Dan Marshall has held senior management positions in hotel and restaurant companies in the UK and spent much of his career in training: three years with the Hotel and Catering Industry Training Board in the UK, Supervisor of Training at Bermuda College within the faculty of Hotel and Business Administration, and then Academic Dean at HOSTA, Ecole Hoteliers in Leysin, Switzerland. He is currently Head of Development at Glion Hotel School in Switzerland and runs his own successful guesthouse in Oban, Scotland.