Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

  1. Provide a brief overview of McDonald’s Fast Food Restaurant including:
    1. a history of the chain
    2. the type of cuisine(s) and theme
    3. the number of restaurants
    4. the average restaurant size (seating capacity) and layout (both front and back of the house layouts)
    5. the standardized menu (both food and beverage) 
  2. Describe the restaurant chain’s central commissary including the products it supplies and it doesn’t supply, and analyze how the central commissary benefits a single restaurant unit.  
  3. Select at least three (3) purchasing technologies from the following list: inventory-tracking, storage management, product ordering, product identification, and bar-code reader. Explain how those you have chosen will be used to optimize the purchasing process for this restaurant chain.
  4. Explain how the new purchasing process for this restaurant unit follows and abides by the five (5) major purchasing objectives. Provide a rationale for each objective. 
  5. Use at least three (3) quality references