Function Of Menu

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  1. jona

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    I'm sorry if I disturbing. :D May I ask a question? I got an assignment from my lecturer. "Please explain briefly Function Of Menu!! " I really need the answer. Hope all the seniors here can answer my question

    What is the function of Menu?

    Thank You Very Much
     
  2. petemccracken

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    What do you think the purpose of a menu is?

    Obviously, a menu lists the dishes available and their prices, but is that the only purpose?

    Look at the descriptions of the dishes. Are descriptions solely to explain what is in the dish?

    Examine the structure of the menu, why do you thing the dishes are listed in the order shown?
     
  3. chasin elk

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    We did that last week in my menu planing class,  look up "pleasure reading"  from Restaurant news June 7  2004.  Good luck
     
  4. foodnfoto

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    For the student, the function of the educational process (whatever the course of study may be) is for you to obtain an understanding of the subject on many differing levels and to develop critical thinking skills.

    The question posed is very basic and one that if YOU put some thought into it, would lead you to deeper understanding of the culinary world as a whole.

    Asking people here to do that critical thinking for you, so you can regurgitate it in class does not help you at all. Additionally, some people would consider it cheating. 

    You want to be a chef? Do your blankity-blank homework yourself!

    Otherwise, you're just a poser, and those get weeded out in real world kitchens pretty quickly.
     
  5. cheflayne

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    Gene pool at work.
     
  6. gunnar

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    Take it easy guys. However, I will say to the original poster that this is a conversation for him and the other culinary students to discuss in their section of the forums. Thanks.
     
  7. Iceman

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    WOW. Hey.          How You'all doin'?     I'm good. I guess. I'm on a whole bunch of Vicodin. Things are nice. 

    I'm listening to this: (it's really cool)



    My menu gives the diners some direction of their options. It also shows the damage I'm going to charge for my services. It's all just kinda no big deal anyway, because my guests just come in and say, "HEY FRANCIS!!! ..... Whattaya makin"? Let's Go!!! Serve It Up!!!"    Menus are nice, I guess.  
     
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  8. adam c norwig

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    I love the fact that this forum works alot like the dynamics of a typical kitchen. The FNG asks an innocent question. A few people lend some sage advice. The rest ridicule and crush his/her spirits with a complete lack of compassion. FNG will either toughen and smarten up or else be titled Wolgang Suck to the rest of his coworkers.
     
  9. Iceman

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    Is the acronym "FNG" on the menu for definition? It's not currently on my list of standard BB vocabulary. TIA for your response. 

    BB = bulletin board
     
  10. adam c norwig

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    Hey IceMan, I believe your posts reflect your years of experience. Maybe FNG isn't in your bb vocabulary but my guess is that you've used it on your kitchen line. I also like your Vicodin influenced music choice.
     
  11. neeraj bhatt

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    ah menu functions in simple language can be known as the work that could done by menu.just like it make easy for guest to choose what item they really preffer according to their taste,their budget or any thing elselike wile other can be done simply like thatthat is from my side but i dnt know how much is correct,,try your selfthank you
     
  12. mal tensai

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    A menu is the first line of communication between Guests and kitchen, also it leaves First impression of the restaurant.
     
  13. jimyra

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    From a cynical old person the answer is.  The function of Menu is to help the guest select the most profitable item the restaurant has to sell. I am sure that is not the instructors answer.