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    Commercial Food Service vs. On-Site Food Facilities

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    Explain the difference between commercial and on-site food-service facilities..

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    Both commercial and on-site food facilities are situated outside of home and where food may or may not be the primary business. They may be hosted in different sectors and quantity may be small or large.
    Eighty (80%) percent of the food service industry is a commercial business with the primary goal of generating revenue for profit. Food is the main business and the main source of income. In the commercial food service, the segments include restaurants, retail, catering, banquets, stadium, and cruise ships. The restaurants may be fine dining, casual, quick service, fast food, cafeterias, or buffet type. Their quality of food, ambiance, and service need to compete with their counterparts to keep the business going. Catering and banquets are served by caterers who have their own ...

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    This solution provides a description of commercial food service and on-site food facilities in 456 words.