商务英语学习:为你的客户选择适当的食物和饮料

时间:2018-05-05 编辑:孟浩 手机版

  Ⅰ.核心学习为你的客户选择适当的食物和饮料

  Michael: Sir, I sure am glad to see you.

  迈克尔:先生,见到你真的很高兴。

  Billy: Really? How may I be of service to you?

  比利:是么?我能为您做点什么?

  Michael: You should select the appropriate food for craft services to prepare for the guests.

  迈克尔:你可以去为客人选择合适的食物让食品配送公司去准备。

  Billy: Are we having a buffet this year?

  比利:我们今年有自助餐么?

  Michael: Yes sir, it is serving yourself, but you still need to decide what food to put on the banquet tables.

  迈克尔:是的,先生,您可以根据自己的胃口选择,但您要决定餐桌该上哪些食品。

  Billy: So many choices. Can’t I give the responsibility to someone else?

  比利:选择太多了。我能不能让别人来做这事儿呢?

  Michael: No, sorry, you can’t.

  迈克尔:对不起,先生,不可以。

  Billy: It is lonely at the top.

  比利:高处不胜寒啊。

  Ⅱ.单词简析

  1) Appropriate : correct, fit to

  合适的,适当的

  ex:It is important to wear appropriate clothing to a job interview.

  工作面试时,衣着得体很重要。

  2) Buffet : all you can eat, help your self to the food

  自助餐

  ex:Stand in line at the buffet after you grab a plate.

  拿到盘子后就可以排队吃自助餐了。

  3) Craft Services : food makers, food deliverers

  做食品、递送食品的人

  ex:Every morning at our office, craft services set up a table with all kinds of breakfast foods.

  每天早上在我们的办公室,送餐的人在桌子上摆好各式各样的早点。

  4) Draft beer : beer on tap, fresh beer from the barrel

  生啤酒、扎啤

  ex:Most of the guests prefer to drink draft beer.

  多数客人喜欢喝扎啤。

  5) Finger food : food you eat with your fingers

  用手来吃的食物

  ex:Shrimp is a delicious kind of finger food.

  虾就是一种很好吃的手抓食品。

  Ⅲ.课文篇

  Selecting appropriate food and beverages for your clients.

  为你的客户选择适当的食物和饮料。

  1) If you serve beer, you will be facilitating a causal atmosphere.

  2) Finger food is also very casual.

  3) More elegant drinks include mixed drinks and Champaign.

  4) Buffets, even small ones, allow the guests to help themselves.

  5) Your most important choice is picking a good craft service company to supply quality food and beverages.

  6) The boss must have the finally word about what food to serve. It is lonely at the top.

  1) 如果你提供的是啤酒,你为客人营造的是一种轻松、随意的气氛。

  2) 手抓食品也很轻松、随意。

  3) 多提供一些高档酒包括鸡尾酒和香槟酒。

  4) 自助餐,即便是小规模也应让客人根据自己的喜好来选择食物。

  5) 最重要的是你要找个好的食品配送公司来提供高质量的食物和饮料。

  6) 老板必须拍板提供什么食品。高处不胜寒啊。

  Ⅳ.对话篇

  Gordon: I sure am glad to see you.

  戈登:我真的很高兴见到你。

  Molly : How can I help you?

  莫莉:我能为你做些什么?

  Gordon: If I want to facilitate a casual atmosphere at my company dinner, what food and beverages should I serve?

  戈登:如果我想使公司晚餐随意些,我该为客人准备什么呢?

  Molly : Will you be hiring a craft service caterer?

  莫莉:那你是不是要食品配送公司来做呢?

  Gordon: No, I will be doing it all in house.

  戈登:不,我自己就能搞定了。

  Molly : Then I suggest you set up a buffet with appropriate finger food and draft beer.

  莫莉:那我就建议你举办自助餐。再配上适当的手抓食品和生啤酒。

  Gordon: What about for non-drinkers?

  戈登:那些不喝酒的人怎么办?

  Molly : Non-drinkers like mineral water, a variety of juices and soft drinks.

  莫莉:不喝酒的人喜欢喝矿泉水、各种果汁和软饮料。

  Gordon: Is that all?

  戈登:就这些么?

  Molly : You have to decide if you want regular or paper plates.

  莫莉:你还需要决定是用普通盘子还是用一次性纸盘子。

  Gordon: Planning a business dinner is a hard work.

  戈登:策划一个商务晚宴可真不是件容易的事啊。

  Molly : This is only the tip of the iceberg. (The beginning).

  莫莉:这还只是冰山一角呀(刚开始)。

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