Johnson & Wales University
March 14, 2008
What defines a good food establishment? Is it the name of the restaurant or the brand name that restaurant falls under? Is it the number of customers that a restaurant intake each business day? Is it the niche of that establishment or the type of food that they serve? These are questions that plague consumers on a regular basis when trying to figure where they want to eat. The consummation of food is something that we human beings do on a regular basis. Every day around the world about 500 restaurants open each day, each offering a variety of cuisines to their clientele. We live in a world where the variety of food is immense, and we are responsible for what we eat. Even more so you find that consumers are not only looking for places with great food but costumer service, the theme and the atmosphere are also important factors of choosing a place to eat.
In this essay I will compare and contrast two of the world's most renowned restaurants Denny's and Red Lobster. Red Lobster and Denny's are two typical food service establishments. Red Lobster, however offers a wide menu selection, a specific purpose, exuberant atmosphere, and excellent service that keeps customers coming back.
Red Lobster was founded in 1968 by Bill Darden at the age of 19. Mr. Darden opened the first Red Lobster in Lakeland Florida. From the beginning of this business venture Mr. Darden's business focused on a specific food quality. That quality and the foundation of which the Red Lobster was built is what makes Red Lobster and ever growing and ever evolving food place establishment. Red Lobster for decades offer many consumers their first taste of many seafood dishes...