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Hospitality Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: A smorgasbord of information relating to the food, restaurant, and hotel industries.
Call number areas to browse:
G155 Tourism, TX349, TX943 Food Service, TX911.3 Hospitality and Restaurants,
TX905, TX911 Hotels, TX 950 Beverages
Keywords to search: bartending, catering, cookery, culinary, cuisine, foodservice, lodging, hospitality, hotel, restaurant, tourism, etc.
Subjects to search (Library of Congress): Bartending; Food; Food Service Management; Hotel Management; Hospitality Management; Quantity Cookery; Restaurant Management; Tourism
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
Careers in Focus: Food (TX911.2C73C37 2001)
Dictionary of Hotels, Tourism and Catering Management (REF TX905.C64)
Food Safety: a Reference Handbook (TX531.R44 2000)
Front Office Skills (TX911.3.F75F76 1999
International Quantity Foods (TX820.K53 1990)
The Restaurant: From Concept to Operation (TX911.3.M27W352 2001)
Sanitation Management: Strategies for Success (TX911.3.S3C53 1984)
Library Resources (r):
Hospitality & Tourism Complete
National Soft Drink Association The "premier trade association" for several soft drink companies also offers the history of soft drinks, nutrition, and more.
Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Information, education, and enforcement.
Food Preparation and Safety
Cook's Thesaurus Online cooking encyclopedia offering descriptions and substitutes.
Epicurious Self-touted "world's greatest recipe collection." Features food and wine dictionaries, menus, metric conversions, and etiquette guide.
FoodNet Professional food service site with links to professional chefs, culinary associations, and contests.
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information Variety of federal and state gov't info for consumer and industry.
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion Dietary guidelines, recipe which support a healthy life style, and the "official" food pyramid.
Hotels & Inns
Hospitality Web Index Searchable index for the industry.
Hotel & Motel Management provides archived articles online, including those that deal with on-site dining operations, pest control, and transportation. Another section that is most intriguing is the area of the site that contains the well-written and timely articles on human resources and training in the industry. With pieces on the benefits of training front desk staff and taking advantage of a diverse staff, this resource could be well used by instructors in a hospitality classroom setting or for those seeking professional development updates.
Professional Association of Innkeepers International News on the industry. valuable info for the aspiring innkeeper.
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association The voice of VA's hospitality industry.
National Restaurant Association Tips on running a business, careers, education, food safety, etc. Also, further your knowledge at the NRA Educational Foundation.
Retailing and Restaurants Journal Up-to-date industry articles. Free registration required.
Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing and promotion, tourism development, and education seminars for the state.
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