Beverage Receiving, Storing and Issuing

Chapter 14

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Standards for Beverage Receiving
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Quantity of an item delivered must equal the quantity ordered Quality of an item delivered must be the same as the quality ordered Price on the invoice for each item delivered should be the same as the price quoted or listed when the order was placed

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Standard Procedure for Beverage Receiving
1. Maintain an up-to-date file of all beverage orders placed 2. Remove the record of an order from the file when a delivery arrives and compare it to the invoice presented by the delivery driver 3. Before the driver leaves, check brands, dates, or both, and count or weigh delivered goods 4. Compare the invoice to the order
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5.Call to the attention of management and the delivery driver
any broken or leaking containers and any bottles with broken seals or missing labels 6. Note all discrepancies between delivered goods and the invoice on the invoice itself 7. Sign the original invoice and return it to the driver. 8. Record the invoice on the beverage receiving report 9. Notify the person responsible for storing beverages that a delivery has been received

Standard Procedure for Beverage Receiving (continued)

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Storing Control Objectives
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Prevent pilferage Ensure accessibility when products are needed Preserve quality

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To Secure Storage Areas, You Have Two Choices:

Assign the responsibility for the stored items to a single employee Keep the beverage-storage facility locked at all times

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Beverage Issuing Objectives

To ensure the timely release of beverages from inventory in the needed quantities To prevent the misuse of alcoholic beverages between release from inventory and delivery to the bar

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Beverage Issuing Standards and Standard Procedures
Standards  Carefully set issue quantities  Issue beverages only to authorized people Standard Procedures  Establish par stocks for bars  Set up a requisition system
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