The American Waiter - Instructions in American and European Plan Service, Banquet and Private Party Work

By: Goins, John B.

Price: $895.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


[4], 225, [2], 8 [ads], pages. Index. Many diagrams of place settings, etc. 16.5 x 8.6 cm. A detailed treatment intended to familiarize readers with every aspect of dining room service. Author was an experienced waiter who used this book to train others. Heavy wear to flexible black leather-covered covers which are missing several chips. Title clearly legible in gilt upon front cover. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Beige staining to lower fore-edge of first fifteen pages - all text legible. Bit of pencil writing upon recto of back free endpaper. Binding tender but intact. First published as "The American Colored Waiter" in 1902. A worthy vintage copy of this fascinating handbook for waiters.

Title: The American Waiter - Instructions in American and European Plan Service, Banquet and Private Party Work

Author Name: Goins, John B.

Categories: Text, How-To, Antiques and Collectibles,

Edition: Third Edition - Revised and Enlarged

Publisher: Chicago, The Hotel Monthly Press: 1914

Binding: Flexibound

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 611H4446

Keywords: Servant Manuals; Waiter Instruction,