PART I. Chapter 1: Dry Herbs and Spices and Fresh Herbs. Chapter 2: Produce. Chapter 3: Starchy Food. Chapter 4: Baking Items. Chapter 5: Fats, Oils, and Condiments. Chapter 6: Liquids. Chapter 7: Dairy. Chapter 8: Beverages. Chapter 9: Meats. Chapter 10: Seafood. Chapter 11: Poultry. Chapter 12: The Proper Use Of Cans, Scoops, Hotel Pans, and Sheet Trays In Costing. Chapter 13: Measurement Conversion. Chapter 14: Simple Formulas. Chapter 15: Standard Portion Sizes. PART II. The Workbook. Price Lists. Costing Worksheet. Guide to Using the Costing Worksheets. Purchasing Worksheet. Guide to Using the Purchasing Worksheets. Overview.
Francis T. Lynch, a professional chef for over twenty-five years, is the owner of ChefDesk.com, a comprehensive online resource for professionals in the food service industry. He was chef at two Caribbean resort hotels and the Santa Barbara Yacht Club, holds a lifetime teaching credential in food science, and was formerly the culinary program director at Columbia College in Sonora, California.