It has been exactly one month since Everett became the new Food and Beverage Director for the Hotel Trixie. The General Manager has just called a meeting to discuss food cost. Everett had been given the target of reducing the food cost percentage for the hotel to a maximum of 28 percent. Unfortunately, the end of the month accounting statement shows the hotel is operating five points over that goal at 33 percent. According to Everett’s numbers, the department was operating one half percent under target. He is going to have to find this discrepancy soon or he will be looking for another job.
Here is some additional information:
The Hotel Trixie is a boutique operation with 100 rooms that pays attention to detail including these food service opportunities:
The hotel uses opening inventory, purchases, and closing inventories to determine food cost percentages. The Hotel management has determined the actual food cost is 33% while Everett believes his numbers show a 27.5% total food cost percentage. Up to this point, Everett and his team have determined:
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