Starting and Running a Catering Business
How to Start and Manage a Successful Enterprise 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Carol Godsmark
Normal Price: $35.00
Your Price: $31.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Starting and Running a Catering Business by Carol Godsmark
Book DescriptionCatering is becoming one of the fastest-growing businesses in the booming food industry. More corporate companies are realising the importance of offering good food and service to guests and employees. Catering for those who entertain at home is a lucrative market too - thanks to the more disposable income of individuals who can afford a caterer for their events. You can share in this growth market, be it in the sandwich business, weddings or marquee events. And you can operate from dedicated premises, or cater from your own home.This clear, comprehensive, hands-on, idea-packed book covers: different types of catering businesses to consider; working from home or dedicated premises; your equipment and food supplies; getting to grips with finance and marketing your business; how to approach prospective clients and keep them; pricing your service; creating menus for weddings, corporate events, drinks and dinner parties, outside catering; and, how to handle staff and a healthy, safe food business. Contents: 1. Running your own catering business; 2. Getting into the catering business; 3. Finding and equipping your business premises; 4. Health and safety; 5. Business finances; 6. Marketing your business; 7. Looking after your customers; 8. Food and drink; 9. Designing menus; 10. Food suppliers; 11. Specialist suppliers; 12. Staffing your catering business; 13. Keeping your business on track; 14. It's show time! Running an event; Helpful hints from experienced caterers; Glossary; Useful Contacts; Bibliography; Index.
Buy Starting and Running a Catering Business book by Carol Godsmark from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781845282660
(198mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Imprint: How To Books Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Customers who bought this also bought...
Books By Author Carol Godsmark
Planning a Wedding Reception at Home, Paperback (October 2008)
A handbook to hosting a wedding reception from home - from planning and budgeting to making choices and finding what you and others want. This book shows you pitfalls to avoid - invaluable when you are holding a one-off event which needs to be a success first time around.
Starting and Running a Restaurant For Dummies, Paperback (December 2007)
Starting & Running a Restaurant For Dummies will offer aspiring restaurateurs advice and guidance on this highly competitive industry - from attracting investors to your cause, to developing a food and beverages menu, to interior design and pricing issues - to help you keep your business venture afloat and enjoyable at the same time.
Starting and Running a Successful Gastropub or Brasserie, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Carol Godsmark
Gastropubs are Britain's version of the French bistro, brasserie or Spanish tapas bar and have grown into a vibrant and essential part of all that is good about British food, cooking, style and hospitality. This book is aimed at those who would like to get into the gastropub business, and at those already in the pub business wishing to trade up.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Starting and Running a Catering Business book by Carol Godsmark and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Carol Godsmark
CAROL GODSMARK food journalist, restaurant critic and consultant. She is also the author of How to Start and Run Your Own Restaurant and a caterer with twenty years experience. She is based in Chichester, West Sussex.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687