Types of Restaurants and Their Qualities.pdf
The seat turnover is very high but the average revenue per cover
During busy lunch hours, these restaurants serve business lunch,
mini-lunch, & thali meals in a separate area to speed up service.
Dhaba: it is a roadside food stall found on national & state
highways, mainly catering to the requirements of heavy vehicle
crew. It specializes in ounjabi cuisine & tandoor cooking, serving
very limited dishes, which are freshly prepared. The service is
very informal & there is hardly any cutlery used. The dishes
served here are inexpensive & taste like home-made meals.
Fast food joint: the fast meals concept was first introduced in the
USA & now it has become popular around the world. It is
characterized by the speed of service & the affordable price of
the menu items. Changes in eating habits, non-availability of
time to wait at the table & eat, increase in the number of working
women, advancement in food processing technology, growth of
teenage market, & so on, have contributed to the success of fast
food operations. It is located in very busy area.
Rotisserie: this type of restaurant specializes in grilled or roast
meat, poultry, & fish, which are prepared in front of the guests.
Barbeque restaurant: the marinated pieces of meat, poultry, fish,
vegetables, paneer, & so on, are inserted into skewers & cooked
over live charcoal or electric griller. It is generally located near a
swimming pool, roof top, lawn, sea side, & so on, & is open
during evening hours.
Night club: it operates during the night & offers dinner, dance, &
live entertainment. Cabarets or floor shows are the main
attraction of the night club. Guests are required to wear formal