9 September 2013
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Fine Dinning vs. Fast Food The experience of working in the restaurant business can vary greatly depending on the type of restaurant it is. Although, there is thought put into the preparation of food in every restaurant; the systems by which this is done are very different. The two main types of restaurants in this world are Fine Dining and Fast Food. When walking into a fast food joint or a “fancy” restaurant people expect to order their food, wait for it to be prepared, then eat and leave. Unless they have had experience working in a kitchen; most people do not know what goes on behind the scenes. When it comes to fast food there is not much prep work that has to be done. Most of
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Usually they come to sit down, get comfortable, and spend time with their family or significant other. This changes the whole mentality of the way the kitchen works. When working in this kind of restaurant, they try to put more time into making every plate perfect and appealing to the costumer. There is still a sense of try to be fast and get the food out but it isn’t as strong as in a fast food restaurant. At Milanos Greek and Italian restaurant; it only takes two people to run the kitchen. One person runs the grill and the sandwiches, while the other works the oven. All the food still gets pushed to the middle where it meets to be prepared for the ticket then pushed out the window to the waiting staff. Since their ingredients are delivered fresh, this makes the prices of the food go up. To work in either one of these types of restaurants people have to like preparing food, or they probably will not last very long in the kitchen. With working at a “fancy” restaurant the cook can take his or her time; make the plate perfect and then push it out. This is a lot less stressful than working at a fast food place. When working with fast food the cook can get very stressed after reading through two hundred tickets in a hour, and a lot of times has to take a break from cooking to go clear his or hers mind.
Even though both find dining and fast food restaurants have the same concept of preparing food to be sold to the public for a profit; there are many