Correspondence to: Caroline Consumer behaviour leon g schiffman pdf Medeiros, Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. A literature review was carried out to identify the important factors perceived by consumers when choosing a food service. The review was carried out in Scopus, Scielo and the Web of Science.

The price, atmosphere, food quality and location were the attributes most investigated by the researchers. The food quality and taste were perceived as essential by consumers for all types of restaurants. On choosing fast-food restaurants the price and speed of service were the most important factors. Cite this paper: Caroline Opolski Medeiros, Elisabete Salay, A Review of Food Service Selection Factors Important to the Consumer, Food and Public Health, Vol.

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