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Start & Run a Catering Business, 3rd Edition

Start & Run a Catering Business, 3rd Edition    
Format Softcover + CD-ROM
Catalogue No. 978-1-55180-736-2
Pages 220
Language English only
Price $22.95
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Written by George Erdosh.
Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2008.


  • Determine if catering is right for you
  • Develop contracts that work
  • Choose the right image and staff
Successfully running a small catering business takes much more than a passion for cooking and a knack for preparing tasty dishes. You have to be a superb planner and manager as well. Whether you are already in the food service industry or are looking for a challenging career move, this book is your guide to succeeding as a caterer.

Detailing everything you need to know to attract clients and turn a profit, this book also offers tips on unique table decorations and surefire recipes that will win rave reviews. Start & Run a Catering Business is a step-by-step guide that will show you how to get your business started and gain a reputation as a top-notch caterer.

Additional topics include:
  • Understanding different catering options
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Purchasing supplies and equipment
  • Attracting clients
  • Successfully orchestrating meals
  • Choosing the right staff and image
George Erdosh received his PhD in geology from McGill University. After many years as an exploration geologist, he realized a long-time dream of starting and successfully running a catering business. While running his business, he started writing cooking-related books, and when he retired from the physically demanding job of catering, his focus became food writing in magazines, newspapers, and books.

The companion CD-ROM contains useful Internet resources, surefire recipes, sample promotional materials, photos of catered events, and much more. For use on a Windows-based PC.

System Requirements:
  • CD-ROM drive
  • A current web browser
  • MS Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, or NT4
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