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Section 8.1—quiz: The Catering Department

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Section 8. 1—Quiz: The Catering Department

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a main responsibility of the catering department?
    • A. 

      To sell food and beverage functions to businesses and individuals in the local community

    • B. 

      To sell food and beverage to guests at the hotel restaurant

    • C. 

      To prepare food and beverage for the room service department

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Banquets can produce high revenue for a hotel.

    • B. 

      Well-run banquets can generate positive word-of-mouth advertising.

    • C. 

      Catering and meeting room business contributes to a property’s overall image.

    • D. 

      The catering department is the primary profit center in a hotel.

  • 3. 
    At a smaller hotel, the catering department is typically overseen by the:
    • A. 

      Food and beverage department

    • B. 

      Sales department

    • C. 

      Rooms division

    • D. 

      Guest service division

  • 4. 
    At a larger hotel, the catering department is part of the:
    • A. 

      Food and beverage department

    • B. 

      Sales department

    • C. 

      Rooms division

    • D. 

      Guest service division

  • 5. 
    Catering directors often work closely with purchasing agents, chefs, and the marketing and sales department to try to balance their budget and service needs. This responsibility is known as:
    • A. 

      The department administration

    • B. 

      Soliciting accounts

    • C. 

      The cost-effectiveness of the department

    • D. 

      Servicing accounts

  • 6. 
    Catering Director
    • A. 

      Sales and administration

    • B. 

      Serve food and beverage

    • C. 

      Overseeing functions and service personnel

    • D. 

      Solicit business

    • E. 

      Maintain paperwork

  • 7. 
    Banquet or Catering Manager
    • A. 

      Sales and administration

    • B. 

      Serve food and beverage

    • C. 

      Overseeing functions and service personnel

    • D. 

      Solicit business

    • E. 

      Maintain paperwork

  • 8. 
    Catering Salesperson
    • A. 

      Sales and administration

    • B. 

      Serve food and beverage

    • C. 

      Overseeing functions and service personnel

    • D. 

      Solicit business

    • E. 

      Maintain paperwork

  • 9. 
    Clerical Staff
    • A. 

      Sales and administration

    • B. 

      Serve food and beverage

    • C. 

      Overseeing functions and service personnel

    • D. 

      Solicit business

    • E. 

      Maintain paperwork

  • 10. 
    Service Personnel
    • A. 

      Sales and administration

    • B. 

      Serve food and beverage

    • C. 

      Overseeing functions and service personnel

    • D. 

      Solicit business

    • E. 

      Maintain paperwork

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