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Hotel Operatons Management 3rd edition by Hayes c.2018

Introductory Foods 14th edition by Bennion  c. 2017

Foodservice Management by Payne 13th edition c. 2016

Introduction to Hospitality Management 4th edition by Walker c.2014

On Baking 3rd edition by Labensky c. 2015

On Cooking 5th edition by Labensky c. 2015



Global standard books.  
Mind Mover offers titles that help students achieve international job acceptance.   We carry books authored by industry authorities such as the Culinary Institute of America and the Cruise Line International Association, as well as books that comply with global standards such as International Hospitality certification. 

Instructors are also assured of quality support materials that other books do not offer.  

That is why the Global Culinary Hospitality Academy and the Culinary Center of America (Manila) use Professional Cooking and Professional Baking to train its students and help them earn awards in international competitions.   


CulinarE-Companion Recipe Management Software is available with Professional Cooking by Gisslen.  This software allows you to:

Resize and edit recipes.
Add and organize your own recipes and related content.
Convert measurements from US to metric, and vice versa.     Create shopping lists.  
Analyze the nutritional content of ingredients and recipes. 

CulinarE-Companion also includes audio pronunciations and illustrated procedures for additional learning support. Once CulinarE-Companion is installed on your computer’s hard drive, it’s yours to keep and never expires!


Title: Tourism: Concepts and Practice (reprint)
Author: Walker
Edition: 1
Copyright: 2011

Capturing the taste of the industry, Tourism: Concepts and Practices explores this exciting field using a systems approach. Building on the author’s experience, it looks at the characteristics of tourism and the demand side first, then organizing tourism, followed by the operating sectors. Full-color photographs, industry profiles, and a career emphasis reveal the opportunities tourism holds for both consumers and professionals.  Special geography spotlights examine the reasons people travel and the places people go.



Title: Introduction to Hospitality Management
Author: Walker
Edition: 4
Copyright: 2014

Capturing the flavor and breadth of the industry, Introduction to Hospitality Management,  Fourth Edition, explores all aspects of the field including: travel and tourism; lodging; foodservice; meetings, conventions and expositions; and leisure and recreation. Devoting six chapters to management, the text focuses on hospitality and management and uses first-person accounts, corporate profiles and industry morsels to foster a student’s appreciation for the field.   Throughout, author John R. Walker invites students to share this industry’s unique enthusiasm and passion. The text is organized into five sections: the hospitality industry and tourism; lodging; restaurants, managed services, and beverages; recreation, theme parks, clubs, and gaming entertainment; and assemblies and event management. Each section includes insight from industry professionals, contains up-to-date information on career opportunities, and includes many examples illuminating current industry trends and realities. Extensively revised and updated, this edition contains new photos, new page layouts, and new coverage on topics ranging from sustainability to globalization.



Hotel Operations Management


Title: Hotel Operations Management (reprint)  NEW!
Author: Hayes
Edition: 8
Copyright: 2018

Prepare future hotel general managers to efficiently supervise and run a midsize full-service hotel.

Hotel Operations Management provides an up-to-date and comprehensive examination of all aspects of hotel administration from the viewpoint of the hotel general manager. Detailed information addresses the operating departments of a full-service hotel: Human Resources; Controller; The Front Office; Housekeeping; Food and Beverage; Safety and Property Security; Sales and Marketing; Accounting; and Facility Engineering and Maintenance. In-depth discussions highlight the importance of human resources in the labor-intensive hotel industry, franchising and contract management of properties in an ever-decreasing “Mom and Pop” segment, and hotel management in a global environment. Updated throughout to ensure that readers have the latest information, the Third Edition also includes new case studies, an entirely new chapter on guest services, and new end-of-chapter questions. This accurate book will give prospective hotel managers insight into all of the procedures effective managers use to ensure their hotel’’s—and their own—success.


Front Office Management


Title: Check in, Check out (reprint)
Author: Vallen
Edition: 8
Copyright: 2009

Check-In, Check-Out provides complete coverageof the hotel's front office and all of the support positions that make it work. Organized to reflect how a guest moves through the hotel (reservations, arrival, billing, departure, etc.) this edition provides a broad view of lodging management and covers unique topics such as corporate housing, destination elevators, and trade advertising contracts. Key industry changes are addressed throughout such as hotel technology, the greening of the industry, security issues and automation. Over 200 exhibits illustrate chapter content and help to create a work that both students and professional hoteliers seek out.


Event Management


Title: Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions (reprint)
Author: Fennich
Edition: 3
Copyright: 2012

The Meetings, Expositions, Events, and Conventions industry continues to grow and garner increasing attention from the hospitality industry, communities, and college faculty.  With a broad view of the industry, this book moves beyond just one segment to include all aspects related to the MEEC industry.  Developed as a collaborative work, the text features contributions from some of the best and most notable practitioners and educators in the field.  (Using the Delphi method, even the text’s topics were selected based on industry input.) Now in its third edition, this revision features over 30 new case studies, the latest statistics and a new chapter devoted to green meetings and social responsibility.


Hospitality Marketing


Title: Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism (reprint)  NEW!
Author: Kotler
Edition: 7
Copyright: 2017

Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism, 7/e is the definitive source for hospitality marketing.

Taking an integrative approach, this highly visual book discusses hospitality marketing from a team perspective, examining each hospitality department and its role in the marketing mechanism. These best-selling authors are known as leading marketing educators and their book, a global phenomenon, is the leading resource on hospitality and tourism marketing. The Seventh Edition of this popular book includes new and updated coverage of social media, destination tourism and other current industry trends, authentic industry cases, and hands-on application activities.



Foodservice Management


Title: Foodservice Management (reprint)
Author: Payne
Edition: 13
Copyright: 2016

Authored by leading industry experts with years of teaching experience, the Thirteenth Edition of Foodservice Management: Principles and Practices offers a comprehensive, current, and practical overview of foodservice operations and business principles. Covering topics like food safety, human resources, finance, equipment, design, marketing, and filled with real-life case studies, this text gives college students a deep understanding of the issues they will face in any type of foodservice operation. Rich with graphics and photos, its visually appealing design is organized for maximum student engagement and understanding. This edition has been updated to reflect new trends in sustainability and food safety issues.


Culinary Arts


Title: Introductory Foods  NEW!

Author: Bennion

Edition: 14

Copyright: 2017

A market-leading introduction to all things food.  Introductory Foods, 14e, is a market-leading introduction to the fundamental principles of food preparation and the many innovations and emerging trends in food science and technology. The text explores the “how’s and why’s” of food preparation and integrates food preparation, science, technology, safety, government regulation, and consumption trends while imparting an appreciation for the role food plays in human life, culture, and health.Chapters follow a scientific approach to examine ingredients and techniques used in food preparation. Introductory Foods is ideal for introductory courses in food preparation for students studying nutrition and dietetics, hospitality management, family and consumer science education, and culinary arts.



Title: On Baking NEW!

Author: Labensky

Edition: 3

Copyright: 2015

On Baking, Third Edition brings a fresh new design and 350+ new images to the “fundamentals” approach that has prepared thousands of students for successful careers in the baking and pastry arts. It teaches both the “hows” and “whys,” starting with general procedures, highlighting core principles and skills, and then presenting many applications and sample recipes. Professionalism, breads, desserts and pastries, and advanced pastry work are each covered in detail, and baking and pastry arts are presented in cultural and historical context throughout. An expanded recipe testing program involving chef-instructors at leading culinary schools ensures superior accuracy, clarity and instructional value. This edition reflects key trends including artisan baking, sensory science, and flavor pairing, and is complemented by a greatly enhanced support package, including media solutions MyCulinaryLab for course management and Pearson Kitchen Manager for recipe management.


Title: Professional Baking (original)
Author: Gisslen
Edition: 6

Gisslen's 6th edition of Professional Baking continues to educate hundreds of thousands of students with clear, detailed instructions in the theory and techniques necessary to meet the demands of the professional kitchen.  The text continues to comprehensively cover baking basics while also offering enhanced coverage of higher-level techniques such as pastry, chocolate, and sugar work. Balancing theory and practice, Professional Baking provides both the understanding and performance abilities needed to progress and develop in a successful baking career.



Title: On Cooking NEW!

Author: Labensky

Edition: 5

Copyright: 2015

For nearly two decades, On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals has instructed thousands of aspiring chefs in the culinary arts. The Fifth Edition Update continues its proven approach to teaching both the principles and practices of culinary fundamentals while guiding students toward a successful career in the culinary arts.



Title: Professional Cooking (original)  NEW!
Author: Gisslen
Edition: 8
Copyright: 2014

Professional Cooking, 8th Edition reflects the changing nature of our understanding of cooking and related fields such as food safety, nutrition, and dietary practices, as well as new thinking about how best to teach this material.  Familiar material reflects the core curriculum that has stayed focused on the essentials, the comprehensive understanding of ingredients and basic cooking techniques that are the foundation of success in the kitchen. 



Title: International Cuisine (reprint)
Edition: 1
Copyright: 2009

International Cuisine is the only available book that covers all of the major cuisines of the world in a single textbook with additional instructor resources to aid in instruction, such as comprehensive instructor’s manual, online companion, and robust electronic classroom manager, which includes PowerPoint slides, lesson plans, and a computerized testbank. Written for students and professional culinarians, this book fills the gap between the foundations laid by the introductory textbooks and reality in today’s diverse kitchens. Included are sections on the influences that have contributed to the development of each cuisine, foreign culinary terms commonly used, and sub regions found within the cuisines. The chapters are clearly organized providing detailed information about cuisines in an easy to follow manner. International Cuisine provides comprehensive coverage exposing students to major cuisines around the world.


Title: International Cooking (reprint)
Author: Heyman
Edition: 2
Copyright: 2012

Streamlined in this edition, this text looks at the world’s cuisines and how they developed and evolved. Organized by continent, each country and cuisine is explored in terms of its history, topography, cooking methods, common foods, flavorings, and general characteristics. Over 340 recipes appear in this edition and represent a variety of foods and dishes from all segments of the menu. This edition features 90 brand new recipes, three new countries and ideas for modernizing classic recipes. With an emphasis on flavor components and traditional and contemporary cookery, this edition reflects the evolving nature of world cuisine.


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