Gastronomy is defined as the art and science of good eating, and is described as the activity and knowledge surrounding the preparation and appreciation of good food, and also as a study of the relationship between food and culture.
Today, gastronomy is described as an interdisciplinary activity that combines the fine arts of dancing, painting, dramatic arts, sculpture, architecture and music just like the other exact sciences like mathematics, chemistry, and so on. The definition of gastronomy nowadays is not anymore limited to making the ritual of consumption inviting and nice but also there is already a suggestion of the ability to appreciate and understand how food production and cooking are done in the new ways.
Today, it is also a requisite for a gastronomy aficionado to understand the relationship of technology and culture of both agriculture and aquaculture.
It is noticed today that gastronomy aficionado are also joining into the bandwagon of being entrepreneurs, meaning they are also inclined to put up a restaurant of their own after learning the craft of food preparation.
But before deciding to go into the opening of a restaurant, there are some factors that you have to consider in the administration and managing restaurant business in order for it to be successful.
Although one may be lucky to succeed in the restaurant business even without formal training, but the chances of succeeding is higher if he or she has some kind of formal training or experience.
It is also advisable that the one who is doing the administration of the restaurant has some general business management skills especially when it comes to handling cash and budgeting money for the operation.
You may wonder if a creative ability or skill is needed for a person who will manage the restaurant, and the answer is it is preferable, because then the person will be able to input too in creating some unique ideas for the restaurant.
Running a restaurant business would entail long hours of work and being away from your family, and so it is suggested that you clear your decision about this matter. Needless to say then that you have to have the full support of your spouse and family if you are starting a restaurant business in order for you to succeed.
For a restaurant business to be productive, it is good to have an administrator in the restaurant who can relate well to people and can communicate effectively with different personalities since these qualities will help productivity and success of the restaurant, plus a personality who can mingle with the guests and get to know them for this will attract customers to come back to the restaurant.