Eating out isn't just about the food; it's the experience -- not having to prepare, cook or clean up. But depending on what you order, you may be spending more than you want. Take this quiz to find out what dishes have the most value, the most profit and which one are geared to bust your restaurant budget.
Question 1 of 20
Raw food costs typically make up what percentage of the menu price?
Question 2 of 20
True or False: Appetizers are a good value at a restaurant.
Question 3 of 20
What has the highest markup?
Question 4 of 20
Why do restaurants have specials?
Question 5 of 20
What is a "price anchor" on the menu?
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What is NOT a budget buster in a restaurant?
Question 7 of 20
On average, restaurateurs pocket how much profit?
Question 8 of 20
Which of these is a menu budget buster?
Question 9 of 20
Besides the obvious, what else is part of a waiter's job?
Question 10 of 20
Why do some restaurants encourage patrons to wait in the bar area?
Question 11 of 20
True or False: Edamame is a good dish to order at a restaurant.
Question 12 of 20
Which is the bigger budget buster?
Question 13 of 20
Is wine more expensive when ordered by the glass or the bottle?
Question 14 of 20
True or False: Shrimp cocktail is NOT a budget buster.
Question 15 of 20
How do restaurants manage fluctuating food costs?
Question 16 of 20
Is ordering dessert a rip-off?
Question 17 of 20
What has the better value?
Question 18 of 20
On a menu, what do restaurant experts refer to as a "ploughhorse?"
Question 19 of 20
Which day should you NOT go out to dinner?
Question 20 of 20