The Importance of Coordinating with Your Fellow Vendors

The Importance of Coordinating with Your Fellow Vendors

Vendor relationships are a powerful channel to transform your business and enhance your client experience. The better an event team works, the more successful an event will be — it’s as simple as that. When there is discord between vendors, there will likely be difficulties in the planning process.

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Food Purchasing Trends for September

Food Purchasing Trends for September

Fall is just around the corner and, with it, comes new food trends in the industry. In years past, caterers have gotten very comfortable with typical autumn fare, like sweet potatoes, beets, and other root vegetables.

However, this year, it’s looking like we’re in for an exciting season of not-so-common ingredients — so, get your creative juices flowing and start planning your fall menus with these considerations in mind.

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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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How Food Costs and Staffing Come into Play When Creating Quotes

How Food Costs and Staffing Come into Play When Creating Quotes

Developing an accurate prospective quote requires careful planning to ensure you are doing right by your client. Overcut your quote and you might lose them to a competitor; undercut it and you may find your client disappointed when the final invoice turns out to be higher than expected.

Let’s look at a few ways to ensure your proposals are crafted with detail and precision. 

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