How Top Chefs Break Down Food and Labor Costs

How Top Chefs Break Down Food and Labor Costs

When you’re running a business, you surely keep tabs on costs to get an idea of the profit that your company takes in from its work. While there are many areas in which to save, the two primary expense categories in catering are labor and food.

Let’s take a look at some ways you can save in both of these categories. 

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3 Creative Categories to Consider to Save Money on Food

3 Creative Categories to Consider to Save Money on Food

As we dive head-first into February, we’re continuing to see a primary focus on fresh ingredients and creative menus. However, as our clients become more experiential in how they approach food and beverage, it can leave those in the catering industry wondering how they’ll be able to afford to keep up. However, the demand for innovation and sophisticated palates doesn’t necessarily mean we need to splurge at every turn. In fact, there are quite a number of ways to creatively cut costs while still delivering the quality food that clients are seeking.

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Trends to Look Out for in 2019

Trends to Look Out for in 2019

Out with the old, in with the new. We’re shifting our focus to a clean slate as we ring in the new year, introducing 2019 as the era of innovative trends in food, beverage, and everything else in between.

Nostalgia is reigning supreme within the food and beverage industry, touching on childhood favorites with adult twists. Clients are putting an emphasis on surprising guests with off-the-wall garnishes and snacks that unleash the inner child.

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Sales Tips that Don’t Feel Sales-y

Sales Tips that Don’t Feel Sales-y

One of the secrets to great selling is to perfect a sales presentation or interaction that doesn’t feel “sales-y.” Prospective clients are far more receptive to a conversation focused on them and on their needs than a rapid-fire list of all of the benefits of a product or service. It takes expertise and finesse, but with practice and the following tips, practically anyone can elevate their sales games and improve their conversion rates.

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Event Catering: What Are the Latest Food Trends in Catering?

Event Catering: What Are the Latest Food Trends in Catering?

Did you know that 8 in 10 people watch cooking shows? If you're a caterer, this means you have to step your game up.

With more people enjoying restaurant-quality food at every meal, caterers need to create a memorable menu to grow their business.

If you want to know the latest event catering trends, keep reading to learn which foods you should incorporate into your menu.

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