“Opening up a restaurant is not a walk in the park, or a walk in the kitchen. Instead, it takes strategy, grit, perseverance but, most of all, passion in your concept and vision.” Food has become a vital part of life and there is a new, unique respect for the restaurant industry. From enjoying the presentation of a meal, caring about ingredients and where they come from, to curiosity about the decisions that go into a restaurant’s creation, food is a hot topic. But what does it take to run a restaurant and what is needed to make it successful? Fine Dining: The Secrets Behind the Restaurant Industry, by Jack Rasmussen, spotlights the restaurant industry in a new way, by focusing on top-tier chefs, local restaurants, and the history of an industry that has revolutionized the way we live and eat today. Readers will learn about what it takes to be a successful restaurateur, how to capitalize on a love for food, and finding creativity in curating a concept that can scale and serve a community. Fine Dining will help to honor and bring appreciation to what's being placed on your plate and driving owners' success.