Glassware is an essential component to everyday food service. The pieces you choose to serve your beverages in emphasize the image you’ve worked so hard to perfect. But how much glassware inventory do you need to keep your business running and what style works best to meet your needs?
What to Consider When Selecting Inventory
When estimating the amount you need it's good to keep the following points in mind:
Taking these factors into account ensures you order enough of each glass type to prevent a shortage while serving guests.
At this type of establishment, prices are lower and the environment is informal. Customers typically order a few fountain drinks, water, or a few beers if available, and eat a one-course meal.
In this type of restaurant, dining is at a higher expense and it may involve multiple courses. Guests will be served traditional offerings like water or iced tea, but also typically enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a serving of beer.
Apart from the classic drinks like iced tea, water, or fountain drinks, guests will typically come and order a few alcoholic beverages. Glassware will move quickly, and some drink types have higher ordering factors in this setting.