A restaurant is a business which plans and serves fast foods, snacks, drinks and beverages to any customers in return for money. Meals are for the most part served and eaten on the premises, however, numerous restaurants additionally offer take-out and food delivery services, and some offer just take-out and delivery. Restaurants fluctuate enormously in appearance, offers, offerings, facilities and variety of dishes, including from modest cheap food eateries and cafeterias to mid-estimated family eateries, to expensive extravagance establishments.
Many restaurants are small businesses or kind of startups, running in medium sized building and with limited staffs. And also franchise restaurants are common in the modern world like KFC, McDonald’s, McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, Pizza Hut etc.
The wide range of styles in foods are following and practicing in Western countries, like Indian foods, Chinese foods, Thai foods, Italian foods and Arabian foods are some of the examples which prominently have large followers. There is often a relatively large immigrant representation, reflecting both the relatively low start-up costs of the industry and the cultural significance of food.
Types of restaurants:
1. Ethnic restaurants
Ethnic restaurants specialize in ethnic or national cuisines like Indian restaurants offers Indian cuisines, Chinese restaurants offer in Chinese Cuisines to the customers.
2. Fast food restaurants
Fast food restaurants highlight the speed of service. Their operations range from small-scale street shops to MNC’s like KFC and McDonald’s. Fast food restaurants offering food in a store with solidified, preheated or precooked fixings, and served to the customer in a packaged form for take-out/take-away.
3. Chain restaurants
A greater amount of the food is prepared at the restaurant that is the case at fast food chains. The quality and prices of food are higher than those of an ordinary fast food restaurant because there will be a separate chef team and proper customer care service.
Eg. Nando’s Restaurant, Wagamama Restaurant, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Zizzi
This type of restaurant is mainly known to serve tea, coffees, snacks, juices and other eatables to the customers and it works like a startup. Its menu includes different dishes that can be consumed at any time of the day.
5. Fine Dining restaurants
Fine dining restaurants are kind of restaurants with specific dedicated meal courses. The stylistic layout of such restaurants highlights higher-quality materials, with foundations having certain principles of feasting which guests are by and large anticipated that would pursue, frequently including a dress code.
Eg. The West House Restaurant, The White House, Fischer’s Baslow Hall, Andrew Fairlie @ Gleneagles, The Fell Restaurant etc.