This book provides readers with a balanced mix of accounting theory and practice, tailored to the special needs of the hospitality service industries. It gives attention to the unique accounting and operating characteristics that are of major concern to managers in the hospitality industry in the new millennium. In simple, straightforward language, this book helps managers in the hospitality industry acquire a basic understanding of how financial statements are used and manage a firm more efficiently. Current coverage of emerging issues and techniques are covered. For hospitality managers.