Building a Strong Relationship with Your Food Provider

Building a Strong Relationship with Your Food Provider

When you own a catering business, your success is heavily reliant on the quality of ingredients that you can source each week. At the same time, you must also balance the cost of those ingredients to ensure that your company will secure a profit at the end of the day.

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Dealing with Unrealistic Client Expectations

Dealing with Unrealistic Client Expectations

We’ve all been through it. You’re sitting in a sales meeting with a prospective client and they pitch an idea that just does not make sense. There’s no way they could possibly think they could feed filet mignon to 150 people within that budget — or perhaps they want to serve a seven-course meal during a midday luncheon.

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Wedding Season: Next-level Tastings for Modern Couples

Wedding Season: Next-level Tastings for Modern Couples

Tastings are essential for presenting the different food options you can provide, but they are also an opportunity to elevate the client experience beyond a simple menu review into something exciting and immersive for each person.

However, there are no strict tasting rules and everybody has a different approach. This can leave some industry professionals with the confusing challenge of navigating the tasting process in a way that is unique to their brand, while still maintaining client satisfaction.

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Setting Boundaries with Your Wedding Clients

Setting Boundaries with Your Wedding Clients

The relentless pace of wedding season can be tough for even the most seasoned catering pros.  It's easy enough for long hours to lead to burn-out among culinary and sales staff long before wedding season is over. Throw in difficult and demanding couples and the road to burnout is fast tracked. 

As we head toward wedding season, we're sharing a few easy ways to set boundaries with difficult clients and ensure your staff's energy isn't zapped unnecessarily when they need all the energy and stamina they can get during this busy season. 

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