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Thanks for addressing pre-ordering again. For chris and others who don’t understand this concept a hotel banquet, as an example,is pre-ordered. Sometimes many months in advance. As a catering captain I will then work off a great ways to make money banquet event order fully knowing what we are serving. In many cases we will receive a list of persons great ways to make money with food allergies and special requests. Servers then work on the floor off of name tags great ways to make money and colored tags at the place setting with an advance great ways to make money understanding of what to serve each person based on these great ways to make money markers. These details are taken at the sales level of the great ways to make money event when the client is “ordering”, again, sometimes months in advance. This pre-knowledge will help me determine how we set the table great ways to make money to include silverware. The “pre” distinction helps me determine on the day of the event great ways to make money whether I will use the term “order” or “pre-order” when dealing with servers, chefs and the client. In some cases then, I will have to bring a menu to a guest great ways to make money or have a discussion with the guest as to what great ways to make money they need or require of us. Ie: “has the guest pre-ordered to accommodate for their food allergy request or are great ways to make money they ordering now?” for jennifer. What side do you serve platters of entree or dessert great ways to make money choices to a guest. Just curious what you have found out.

Actually, western europe served state meals in a fashion where obnoxious great ways to make money amounts of food were displayed down the center of the great ways to make money table. Service a la francaise. Whole roasted pigs and fowl. Hind quarters of beef and large game. Whole loaves of bread and plates of whole vegetables. The diners would gorge themselves while they quafed large amounts great ways to make money of wine and beer. It was all in a display of abundance while the great ways to make money common folk could barely find enough to sustain themselves.

During napoleon’s time, around the turn of the 18th century napoleon adopted “service a la russe”, service he had experienced during russian state dinners. Rather than piling obnoxious amounts of food and drink in great ways to make money the center of the table and reaching and grabbing what great ways to make money ever you could force into yourself, service a la russe was served plated in front of great ways to make money the guests, course by course. Subsequently adopted and claimed by the english this style of great ways to make money service became accepted as proper in all of western society. Plates are brought to the table on a tray or great ways to make money service cart. Perhaps carved or even prepared on the cart. From the cart or tray the plates are placed in great ways to make money front of the guests with the left hand from the great ways to make money left. This more civilized approach to serving reasoned that considering 90% of people are right handed, therefore beverages are served and placed to to right. Most of the guests activities take place on the right, therefore it’s far less intrusive to serve from the left. Clearing from the right is simply not to give the great ways to make money impression fresh and soiled plates are being handled in the great ways to make money same manner with the same hand.

In french cafe’s and casual restaurants anywhere when the server approaches the great ways to make money table with more than two plates they will most likely great ways to make money carry two or three in their left hand and serve great ways to make money from the right with their right hand. French service (fork and spoon in one hand) comes into play when the server approaches the table with great ways to make money items to be served to the guests plate from a great ways to make money plater held in the servers left hand and therefore frenched great ways to make money from the left with the right hand so the guest great ways to make money can view the items on serving plater.

The blog and the thread of comments were very insightful. I have been in the food and beverage industry for great ways to make money over 20 years and most recently almost primarily in banquets. Throughout my career I had heard rumblings of serve from great ways to make money the left and clear from the right… but when I got to mostly be in banquets it great ways to make money was forced down everyones throats. In the past two years I have worked in over great ways to make money 200 banquet facilities, hotels, and prestigious country clubs and while every client has different great ways to make money rules some strongly enforce this policy more than others. Not one client could actually explain this policy, and blindly followed it passed down from generation to generation. Logically I assumed it had to do with consistency and great ways to make money more importantly the nature of the way that we eat. We drink and eat with our right hands primarily, statistically experts say 70% to 95% of the population is right-handed. If we are serving from the left then when we great ways to make money move onto the next person (in a clockwise rotation) the guest that we just served can start eating whether great ways to make money have being from serving platters or a plated dish.

Thanks just for addressing such issues. I have been a catering captain for 11 years and great ways to make money worked for 9 different companies in this capacity. I have also worked as a chef for many years. All too often the people I have encountered with “totality of knowledge” accusations of the rest of us are the ones who great ways to make money demand to be recognized as an authority themselves. I think if someone has something to share they should great ways to make money just come out with it and be grateful that you great ways to make money have developed a forum for us to learn from. I find that many who tell others to serve from great ways to make money the left feel that they are keeping a house tradition great ways to make money more than not. Some can’t even explain it. Here in portland oregon that is how it is mostly great ways to make money done and more than that this is what is expected great ways to make money when attending an event. It’s up to the house to determine what they want great ways to make money to do and why. For me it just seems logical to serve from the great ways to make money side with less clutter and activity. Maybe we should hear from those who dine out regularly. I’d be interested in hearing what they think. Traditions evolve all the time in many different industries. Try researching european service. They think we do things oddly.

My thoughts on the wine pour. In developing bar “requisitions”, “stand sheets”, “count sheets” whatever you want to call your bar inventory, I have always found most houses consider a pour to great ways to make money be 4 glasses to one 750ml bottle. This is equal to 6.25oz of product. This is grossly inaccurate most of the time because of great ways to make money the size of the glass used. I know of at least 4 different white and red great ways to make money wine glasses I have used. At the risk of igniting another exploding thread here I great ways to make money posit that this is sufficient in monitoring inventory, over pouring and ordering. This seems to be the only reason we need to great ways to make money be concerned about ounces. I work in a private club where we are member great ways to make money owned so a pour is just a pour. Some will talk of pouring to the break of the great ways to make money glass and allowing wine to breathe etc… then there are temperature considerations and how you handle the great ways to make money glassware. For me, the aforementioned is all I need to know from a great ways to make money business aspect. Let the sommeliers’ do whatever they do to keep our clients/guests happy. That’s why we all do different jobs.

Actually, the only persons throughout this comment thread that are presenting great ways to make money any information with a “totality of knowledge” would be the particular individuals who have made statements such great ways to make money as, “having to constantly retrain staff due to people like you” (john; talk about totality of knowledge, ignorant at that!), “all good restaurants serve from the left…” (dominic; perhaps you should dine out some), “an author replying with snarky (blah blah blah) remarks does not endear them to anyone” (clint; I found them endearing), “you clearly believe that you are 100% correct and anyone that disagrees with you deserves… (blah blah blah)”(michael; was that clear? Was this ultimate so very clear? Hmm… an expert on another’s perceptions, are we munchkin?), and finally, “don is correct.” (once again, john declaring absolutes! For one, who the heck-fuck is don? I am pleased that don is correct…. But, who is this person? For two, “{subkect} is correct.”, well talk about totality, not even an ellipses. Shame.

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