Understanding these 5 different types of food and beverage services and their benefits and challenges will help you decide which one to use for your restaurant, the waiter service. Fast and casual food restaurants combine the fast service of a fast food restaurant with an elevated menu of healthier, less processed food options. Menus to prepare your own menus are a common concept of fast and casual food, including sandwiches, wraps or burritos that are prepared fresh to order. The ordering, payment and collection of food are done at the counter.
Self-service beverage and coffee stations are common. Some fast food establishments may offer limited table service by delivering orders, but there are no service staff. With all of these food service methods, food and drinks are served to guests in a hotel room, on a flight, in a hospital, etc.