5-minute Hacks for Motivating Staff

5-minute Hacks for Motivating Staff

Teamwork is essential in the events industry, but it’s especially important in the catering world. After all, there’s a whole saying about having too many cooks in the kitchen. Ensuring that your staff remains motivated and committed to the job at hand is the key to a cohesive work environment and, in turn, a team that is driven toward success.

Let’s take a look at what the experts have to say about motivating a bustling staff in an ever-changing environment.

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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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Streamlining Your Workflow in 2019

Streamlining Your Workflow in 2019

Productivity is essential to a strong and successful catering business. When you know your processes could be more efficient, or that your customers are experiencing common frustrations, it is time to take a closer look and make the necessary changes. The tips and tools below will help you streamline your workflow in 2019.

First, you need a clear picture of what is working now and what needs improvement. Bring your entire team together for a company meeting and invite feedback.

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The Main Course May be the Star, but the Appetizer is the Opening Act

The Main Course May be the Star, but the Appetizer is the Opening Act

Finally, the event doors open and your guests are excited to be in attendance but also have come peckish.  Sounds familiar, whether you are the guest or the host. Get the festivities started right by offering delectable and satisfying appetizers. The taste buds will be longing for something delicious so don’t waste this occasion to delight the audience. This is the opening act to entice the palate with expectations for the main event. Here are a few ideas.

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