Another thought to ponder: how military foodservice impacted civilian industry.

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Advances in technology made possible mass production of foodstuffs, quick distribution of goods, safer storage facilities, and more efficient cooking appliances.

Advances in transportation (most notably trains, automobiles, trucks) also created a huge demand for public dining venues.

the Patissiers, Rotisseurs, Charcutiers] and created a hungry, middle-class customer base who relished the ideals of egalitarianism (as in, anyone who could pay the price could get the same meal).

Entrepreneurial French chefs were quick to capitalize on this market. Boulanger, 1765 "In about 1765, a Parisian 'bouillon seller' named Boulanger wrote on his sign: 'Boulanger sells restoratives fit for the gods'...

The French Revolution launched the modern the restaurant industry.

It relaxed the legal rights of guilds that [since the Middle Ages] were licensed by the king to control specific foods [eg.

However, they have their roots in the habits and customs that characterize our civilization and predate the Middle Ages.

Certain phases of foodservice operations reach a well-organized from as early as feudal times...

The royal household, with its hundreds of retainers, and the households of nobles, often numbering as many as 150 to 250 persons, also necessitated an efficient foodservice...