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Dean Mistretta, MBA, CHE (Associate Professor & Director of Catering, Johnson & Wales University)
Date: Wednesday, February 14
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass - Get your pass now!
Track: CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Off-Premise Catering
Vault Recording: TBD
Catering is a multi-layered business model with many moving parts. How well-oiled is your machine? Managing these complex entities require your attention in running a successful business. Are you really making money? Having a full calendar doesn't guarantee profitability (although your sales team would like you to think that). Food costs, beverage costs, vendor costs, payroll, inventory and equipment management (just to name a few) can get out of control without you even knowing.
It's all about the numbers. Numbers don't lie. Emotions do. Passion and hard work do not guarantee your catering company is profitable. Often, they create the opposite result. Take control today.
After completion of this workshop, you will...
• Know your Prime Costs
• Control your Food Costs
• Control Your Beverage Costs
• Control your inventory Costs
• Control your Payroll Cost