Start & Run a Catering Business

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ISBN: 978-1-55180-736-2

Number of pages: 248

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Detailing everything you need to know to attract clients and turn a profit, this book 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.

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Successfully running a small catering business takes 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 a complete guide to succeeding as a caterer. Topics include:

  • Determine if catering is right for you
  • Develop contracts that work
  • Choose the right image and staff
  • Understanding different catering options
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Purchasing supplies and equipment
  • Attracting clients
  • Successfully orchestrating meals
  • Choosing the right staff and image

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Aug 15, 2006
Market Global
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition Third Edition
Pages 248
Size 8¼ x 9¾
ISBN 978-1-55180-736-2
Library Sales? Yes
UPC 069635807361
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, and Vista (Vista installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details

Author Details - George Erdosh

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 food- and cooking-related books, and when he retired from the physically demanding job of catering, his focus became food writing in magazines, newspapers, and books. His website is


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