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Cover for Commensality, communitas and contestation on the Camino Francés: making pilgrims through meals.

This chapter draws from Sutton's discussion (in Remembrance of Repasts: An Ethnography of Food and Memory, 2001) of Eucharistic commensality to argue that communal meals given to and shared by pilgrims (at albergues, or pilgrim hostels, and a few restaurants) along the Camino Francés, a 500-mile...

Author(s)
Thomson, A. X.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A future strategy for organic development in Southern Africa.

This volume brought together research on concepts and global perspectives on organic food systems, on methods of building capacity in times of climate change, on supporting organic farmers and on upscaling the organic sector in Africa. This chapter summarizes these findings and concludes that four...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Purkis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building hospitality brands.

This chapter provides details of the key steps hospitality businesses must take to create a brand that kindles emotions, stimulates feelings and creates strong, long-lasting relationships (and profit). The chapter provides examples and case studies of how this is achieved and demonstrates how to...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Cox, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food and beverage.

This chapter provides an overview of food and beverage services. It describes different categories of food service, including those that are an integral part of accommodation service but also other forms such as restaurants, caterers, entertainment facilities and other types of business. Issues...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hospitality information systems.

This chapter examines the use of information technology (IT) in the hospitality and foodservice sectors. The first section describes IT systems and applications used in the accommodations sector, including property management systems, hotel websites and apps, and electronic hotel reservation...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare: information in a changing world.

This chapter briefly discussed the relationship between animal welfare and society (retailers, consumers, and farmers). From this relationships, five broad groups or categories of information demand were distinguished: to inform society about the welfare status of farm animals; to give food...

Author(s)
Blokhuis, H. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: linking rural growers with urban chefs to enhance local food sourcing.

This case study examines Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, a programme of Utah State University (USU) Extension, which focuses on fostering connections between growers, ranchers and chefs in Utah, and, ultimately, on increasing the volume of locally sourced restaurant ingredients in urban areas. The Utah...

Author(s)
Curtis, K. R.; Brain, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supply operators in the food and wine tourism industry.

This chapter offers a number of suggestions to increase the business or improve the service of different operators in the food and wine tourism industry, namely, accommodation and hospitality, eating establishments, tourist information centres and bureaus, tour operators, tour guides, and...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multi-ethnic food in the mono-ethnic city: tourism, gastronomy and identity in central Warsaw.

This chapter explores how global trends in multi-ethnic food are articulated in the mono-ethnic city of Warsaw, Poland. Taking the city's central borough, Śródmieście, as a case study, the chapter discusses the importance of ethnic gastronomy in 'globalising' the local population. Up to 31% of...

Author(s)
Derek, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structural equation modelling - restaurant guest behavioural intentions.

The focus of this chapter is on the factor analysis of a recently published questionnaire targeting restaurant customer satisfaction, followed by the application of these factors in predicting the behavioural intentions of the guests (n=132) of a hotel restaurant in New Zealand. The chapter...

Author(s)
Beagley, C.; Atkins, S. G.; Tonny, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter

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