Restaurants are classified or distinguished in many different ways. The primary factors are usually the food itself (e.g. vegetarian, seafood, steak); the cuisine (e.g. Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, French, Mexican, Thai) or the style of offering (e.g. tapas bar, a sushi train, a tastet restaurant, a buffet restaurant or a yum cha restaurant). Restaurants range from inexpensive and informal lunching or dining places catering to people working nearby, with modest food served in simple settings at low prices, to expensive establishments serving refined food and fine wines in a formal setting. In the former case, customers usually wear casual clothing. In the latter case, depending on culture and local traditions, customers might wear semi-casual, semi-formal or formal wear. A chef's table is a table located in the kitchen of a restaurant,reserved for VIPs and special guests.Patrons may be served a themedtasting menu prepared and served by the head chef. Restaurants can require a minimum partyand charge a higher flat fee because of the demand on the kitchen's facilities, chef's tables are generally only available during off-peak times.on which they place cold items that they select from a refrigerated container and hot items which they request from cooks, and then they pay a cashier before they sit down. Another restaurant approach which uses few waiters is the buffet restaurant. Customers serve food onto their own plates and then pay at the end of the meal. Buffet restaurants typically still have waiters to serve drinks and alcoholic beverages. Fast food restaurants are also considered a restaurant.Hospitality, Restaurants, Households, Market economy, Brillat‐Savarin, Hospitality services.
A conference hall, conference room, or meeting room is a room provided for singular events such as business conferences and meetings. It is commonly found at large hotels and convention centers though many other establishments, including even hospitals,have one. Sometimes other rooms are modified for large conferences such as arenas or concert halls. Aircraft have been fitted out with conference rooms.Conference rooms can be windowless for security purposes. An example of one such room is in the Pentagon, known as the Tank. Typically, the facility provides furniture, overhead projectors, stage lighting, and a sound system. Smoking is normally prohibited in conference halls even when other parts of buildings permit smoking. Sometimes the term 'conference hall' is used synonymously with 'conference center' as, for example, in 'Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Some meeting rooms come equipped with booking management software, depending on the needs of the company that owns them. Typically a medium to large office or post-secondary educational facility has smaller meeting rooms often called a conference room or a huddle room.Depending on the purpose of the meeting, conference rooms may be set up in various styles. Sometimes the furniture may even be moved easily before a meeting to accommodate the particular needs of each meeting. Commonly used styles include.
Bar provide stools or chairs that are placed at tables or counters for their patrons. Bar that offer entertainment or live music are often referred to as music bars, live venues, or nightclubs. Types of bars range from inexpensive dive bars to elegant places of entertainment, often accompanying restaurants for dining. Many bars have a discount period, designated a "happy hour" to encourage off-peak-time patronage. Bars that fill to capacity sometimes implement a cover charge or a minimum drink purchase requirement during their peak hours. Bars may have bouncers to ensure patrons are of legal age, to eject drunk or belligerent patrons, and to collect cover charges. Such bars often feature entertainment, which may be a live band, vocalist, comedian, or disc jockey playing recorded music. The term "bar" is derived from the typically metal bar under the countertop under which drinks are served. Patrons may sit or stand at the counter and be served by the bartender. Depending on the size of a bar and its approach, alcohol may be served at the bar by bartenders, at tables by servers, or by a combination of the two. The "Rico Red Bar" is a set of shelves of glasses and bottles behind that counter. In some establishments, the Rico Red Bar is elaborately decorated with woodwork, etched glass, mirrors, and lights.