Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 December 2019

256 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190056001

Bookseller Code (03)


A New Standard for American Dining

Saru Jayaraman and Foreword by Jane Fonda

  • The groundbreaking work at the intersection of food, restaurants, and social inequality
  • An eloquent, highly researched argument for why restaurant employees' pay and treatment are a vital measure of quality in American dining
  • The first book to critically assess the link between restaurant labor practices and the persistance of sexual harrassment in its workforce
  • Revealing interviews with well-known chefs and restaurateurs (including Craft's Tom Colicchio and Chipotle's Monty Moran) whose work is leading the movement to combine fair wages and restaurant success

New to this Edition:

  • Includes updated ratings of the highest -- and lowest -- standards for employee treatment and pay among local and national restaurant chains in US

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