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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Meeting and Event Planning, 2nd Edition by Robin E. Craven, Lynn Johnson Golabowski

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Chapter 19
Food and Beverage Management
In This Chapter
• Test your knowledge of food and beverage (F&B) planning
• Learn some basic rules to apply to any meeting or event meal-planning process
• Discover food and beverage tricks of the trade
• Understand banquet event orders (BEOs)
 
There are a lot of things to know about food and beverage (F&B) planning. Of course, the catering or food and beverage manager at the meeting facility will assist you in this process. However, it helps to have a basic understanding so you know what questions to ask and how to get the biggest bang for your buck.
In this chapter, we will provide you with helpful hints for planning breakfasts, lunches, dinners, breaks, and receptions. You will learn some neat tricks of ...

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