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Buying and Running a Guesthouse or Small Hotel 2nd Edition

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781845285951

Price: £14.99

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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


Dan Marshall provides all the information needed to buy, set up and run a small guesthouse or hotel effectvely. It is suited to all those seeking a lifestyle change, whether experienced or not in the hotel and catering industry.