Auditing the Food & Beverage Operation: An Operational Audit Approach: Volume 1

  • Item No. : 6165.1
  • ISBN : 978-1-424-16769-2
  • Publisher : PublishAmerica
  • Publish Date : 2008
  • Authors : Hans L. Steiniger
  • Media : Paperback
  • Page count : 487
  • Dimensions : 6x9
  • Member Price : $29.95
  • Non-Member Price : $29.95

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This book is intended for students and auditors who have internal audit experience, but not necessarily in the food and beverage industry. In addition, Auditing the Food and Beverage Operation: An Operational Audit Approach can be used by restaurant operators and food and beverage controllers to help them identify appropriate internal controls needed to operate effectively and determine whether those internal controls are working as intended.

Auditing the Food and Beverage Operation: An Operational Audit Approach contains sample forms and auditor workpapers that illustrate the concepts presented in each section. Upon reading this book, the reader will have the tools necessary to perform an operational audit and write an effective internal audit report that discusses the audit findings and presents management recommendations to strengthen internal controls and increase profitability.
The reader will follow Aimee Stone, a senior auditor, as she conducts an audit of Jenny’s Café, a full-service restaurant and bar. The reader will discover the types of audit deficiencies that auditors uncover in typical food and beverage operational audits as Aimee audits all aspects of Jenny’s Café, including cash, warehouse operations, bar operations, sales, inventories, menu costing, kitchen operations, and other areas. Finally, the reader will learn to write an effective audit report with solid management recommendations.
Volume I
Audit Workpapers, Planning the Audit
Auditing Topics Covered: Cash, Accounts Receivable, Capital Expenditures, Purchasing and Receiving, Accounts Payable and Manual Checks, Food Warehouse (Stores), Bar Operations, Sales, Inventories.
Volume II:
Auditing Topics Covered: Menu Costing, Kitchen Operations, Payroll, Human Resources, Information Technology and Risk Management.
Writing the Internal Audit Report.
Appendices include sample of Discussion Points