Dr. Anish Parikh

Assistant Professor | Management | Feliciano School of Business


Telephone: 9736552108

Office: Feliciano School of Business, SBUS 450


Dr. Parikh earned his Ph.D in Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. His research interests focus on the areas technology and foodservice; he has successfully published works in Hospitality Review Journal and Journal of Foodservice Business Research. His teaching experience include food and beverage management and hospitality management.

Areas of Expertise

Foodservice, Hospitality technology, Hospitality, User-generated Reviews


  • Ph D, Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2013, Purdue University
  • MS, Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2009, Purdue University
  • BA, Hospitality Business, 2003, Michigan State University

Refereed Publications

  • Parikh A., Behnke C., Almanza B., Nelson D., Vorvoreanu M., (2017). Comparative Content Analysis of Professional, Semi-Professional and User-Generated Restaurant Review. Philadelphia, PA . Journal of Foodservice Business Research.20 (5). (pp. 497-511).
  • Parikh A., Behnke C., (2015). Nutrition Label Formatting: Exploring Customer Perceptions and Behaviors. . Journal of Foodservice Business Research.1 (18). (pp. 48-57).
  • Parikh A., Behnke C., Nelson D., Almanza B., Vorvoreanu M., (2015). A Qualitative Assessment of Users’ Motivations to Submit and Read Restaurant Reviews. . Journal of Culinary Science and Technology.13 (1). (pp. 1-18).
  • Parikh A., Nelson D., (2012). Fat Absorption in Commercial French Fries Depending on Oil Type and Coating. North Miami, Florida. FIU Hospitality Review.30 (2). (pp. 1-13).


  • Optimization of multi-criteria selection for restaurant locations.
    We would like to understand the demand estimation and, in turn, restaurant revenues based on competition, socioeconomic factors, and ease of access to the location, along with other factors
  • The impact of user-generated reviews on revenues: The Case of Airbnb. This study found this study found that for each additional star an AirBnB listing has, the host is able to charge $28.80 per night more and will also increase their occupancy by one night per month.
  • Title:"The Relationship between location and perceived restaurant quality." This paper will use location and review data on to establish if location influence the perception of the restaurant to a customer.