Types of Restaurants
GRestaurants are classified in many different ways, the primary factors to distinguish these restaurants are usually the food itself; for example, vegetarian, or non-vegetarian, the cuisine can also be used to distinguish the restaurants, for example, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Mexican, French and Indian, or sometimes the style that the restaurant uses to offer the food to their customers, for example, tapas bar, a buffet restaurant, a sushi train or a yum cha restaurant. Apart from this, the restaurants can be differentiated based on the factors that include the speed of preparing the food (fast food), location, formality, services or the theme that they serve their customers.
Restaurants in the United States
The guides would be reviewing the restaurants by often ranking or providing them with information to guide their customers. During the year of 2006, there were approximately 215,000 billion sales in the United States that accounted a sum of $298 billion, where approximately 250,000 (limited service) fast food restaurants, which accounts for $260 billion. Since the year 2016, the people of the United States spent more money on restaurants that buying groceries. Restaurants in the United States have employed around 912,100 cooks in the year 2013 with an average wage of $9.83 an hour. The staffs for waiters have numbered 4,438,100 in the year of 2012 who earn an average of $8.84 an hour.
The restaurant sector in the United States is one of the largest and fastest growing with 10 million workers. In the United States, 1 in every 12 people is working that business, and during the time of recession in the year of 2008, the restaurant industry was an anomaly and it continued to develop more. Restaurants are commonly known among the people that they are giving low wages that they claim because of the thin margin of profit that is around 4-5%. To have a fair comparison, Walmart has a profit margin of 1%, but these are one of the most sectors that has a lot of vacancies.
In many countries, restaurants are subject to be inspected by the health inspectors to maintain a standard for the health of the public. One of the most considered standards by the restaurant inspectors is hygiene and cleanliness. As part of the inspection, the procedures of the cooking and the practices of serving that food to the customers would also be inspected by the food inspectors and their main concern is to provide safety to the customers and prevent them from food poisoning.