Most states regulate their health departments by city or county. Search for health department regulations for food service facilities that are closely related to the location where you reside. Focus on possible challenges to the restaurant industry, such as health department regulations and requirements, social concerns, competitive issues, and / or demographic and geographic issues
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
- Determine the challenges involved in managing a restaurant operation that are specific to the state of Maryland, as well as how you would address those challenges.
- Determine the impact of computerization on food service and lodging operations in the state of Maryland, particularly in the areas of reservations, accounting, personnel management, and the recording of sales transactions. Consider the quality of technology infrastructure in the state of Maryland and the degree of technology usage by potential customers visiting or using these services within Maryland.
- Analyze the interdependence of food service, lodging, and meeting segments of the hospitality industry and make two recommendations for how the synergy between the three could be improved, using examples from Maryland to illustrate your case.
- Consider how these segments can improve their relationships between one another and how they can combine their services in order to be more marketable in Maryland.
- Determine the likely consequences of the introduction of gaming entertainment into Maryland and the impact of significant economic expansion of the segment upon other segments of the hospitality industry.
- Use at least three quality references. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites do not quality as academic resources.
- Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
- Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
- Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.