The Business Man's Library--Volume [1]-10

The Business Man's Library--Volume [1]-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... tendency of many houses of the present day, is to have as important work as the purchasing done by a member of the firm. When this is possible it lessens the number of forms necessary in purchasing and simplifies it to a great extent. It would not be advisable to attempt to run as large a plant as that in which this system is used, with as few forms, unless the work is performed by some one who is very familiar with the business, as an inefficient man would soon come to grief. CHAPTER X SYSTEM IN RESTAURANT SUPPLYING BY O. B. STIMPSON Manager, Saratoga Restaurant The purchasing department is directly under the supervision of the business manager and is responsible to him for all expenditures. This department honors all requisitions from the sales department and requires a statement of all supplies on hand from the kitchen, which term includes the pantry, shell counter, baker, butcher, etc. The main duties of the buyer comprehend the purchase of all supplies necessary for consumption from day to day, the purchase of supplies for storage, the sale of all excess supplies either in the house store room, or in outside storage, and in general such duties as are in keeping with the advantageous purchase, storage, and issuance of all stores necessary to the proper maintenance of the restaurant trade. The bill-of-fare for the coming day is the point from which the buyer works in planning a day's campaign. This bill calls for an estimated amount of supplies for each item. These supplies must come from three places, as follows: (1) Market. (2) The house store room. (3) Storage. When the bill-of-fare for the coming day is laid down before the buyer he first checks off the items that the store room will provide for. These need no further attention as more

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