Sustainable strategies of restaurant food surplus platform as a framework for responsible tourism in the sharing economy

Authors

  • Ching-Hsu Huang Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management National Pingtung University of Science and Technology; NPUST

Keywords:

Food surplus, Food waste, Responsible Tourism, Food sharing economy, Restaurant food surplus platform (RFSP)

Abstract

The main purpose of this two-phrases longitudinal study is to reduce the amount of food waste and food surplus in the restaurants in Taiwan.  In study one, the systematic literature reviews, in-depth interviews, focus group interviews and simple survey were conducted simultaneously to construct the food waste critical control point and the factors influencing food waste.  Based on the results of study one, this study will build the Restaurant food surplus platform to collect all the food waste information.  Data will be examined and identified the particular points of food waste in the restaurants.  The hierarchy of restaurant food waste and the food waste critical control point will be promoted all around the hospitality industry in Taiwan.  At the end, the implication for the sustainable foodservice model of the sharing economy will be suggested for all the members in the hospitality industry.  All of the major finding, implication, discussion, and recommendations will be provided for the government and restauranteurs in hospitality field.

Author Biography

  • Ching-Hsu Huang, Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management National Pingtung University of Science and Technology; NPUST

    Ching-Hsu Huang is a professor of Hotel and Restaurant Management of NPUST, Taiwan.

    Her research focuses on cooking science, restaurant management, hospitality marketing and food surplus management.   She got 13 research grants of Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Published

2019-12-20

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Section

Late Breaking Results

How to Cite

“Sustainable strategies of restaurant food surplus platform as a framework for responsible tourism in the sharing economy” (2019) e-Review of Tourism Research, 17(4). Available at: https://ertr-ojs-tamu.tdl.org/ertr/article/view/546 (Accessed: 22 May 2024).

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