Catering Like a Pro: From Planning to Profit

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Covers budgeting, legal, sanitation issues, menu and event planning, adding new accounts and more. Includes worksheets, menus and recipes to help streamline paperwork, organize each event and ensure profitability as you go. A comprehensive resource section lists who to call for a variety of supplies, services and crucial information. Also offers practical advice from some of America's most successful caterers.

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Covers budgeting, legal, sanitation issues, menu and event planning, adding new accounts and more. Includes worksheets, menus and recipes to help streamline paperwork, organize each event and ensure profitability as you go. A comprehensive resource section lists who to call for a variety of supplies, services and crucial information. Also offers practical advice from some of America's most successful caterers.

Designed for first-time caterers as well as seasoned pros, this book contains worksheets, menus, and recipes that help streamline the paperwork, organize each event, and ensure profitability along the way. A comprehensive resource section lists who to call for a wide variety of supplies, services, and crucial information. 10 photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471006886
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.35 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

FRANCINE HALVORSEN is a professional food consultant, writer, and artist. She is a graduate of Columbia University and President of Studio Foods, which develops new food products for the gourmet consumer market. Well known for her stylish catering and distinctive events, she has also coached numerous start-up food entrepreneurs.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1 The Client Centered Approach to Catering 1
2 Defining and Achieving Your Goals 8
3 Talking with the Professionals 18
4 The Business Office 40
5 Managing an Event from Introduction to Conclusion Including Contracts and Worksheets 53
6 The Staff 79
7 The Premises 86
8 Nonfood Supplies 91
9 Food Handling and Sanitation 103
10 Menus 113
11 Recipe File 146
12 Beverages 245
13 Public Service Perishable Food Distribution 254
Index 271
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2000

    GREAT BOOK

    VERY INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE.

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