Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
The business of cooking -- Kitchen math -- Cooking supplies -- Buying the food -- What to cook? -- Customers! -- The restaurant staff -- Money in and out -- Starting a restaurant -- A day in the life of a chef -- Personal chefs -- Caterers -- If you want to be a chef -- Answer key.
To plan the menu, buy the correct amounts of food, get each recipe just right, and even decide how much to charge for each dish, chefs use math every day. By getting the math right, chefs make their restaurants fun places to eat -- and create successful businesses.