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COVID-19 Is Shaking the Catering Industry!|

UPDATE – Back by Popular Demand! A Timely Webinar — Should I Sell, Close or Carry On? Many caterers across the country are facing drastic changes due to COVID-19. You may be contemplating selling or closing your business. Are you aware of your options? What’s your exit strategy? Making the right decisions is more challenging […]

Learning When To Say No

As practically every caterer knows, taking advantage of opportunities as they present themselves is crucial to catering success. But there is another side of this particular coin – that of learning to decline a risky opportunity and even walk away from an existing piece of business that is detracting from the overall success of the […]

The Accidental Caterer

I have to share this story with you all. It comes from my friend Richard Radbil – a veteran of the catering industry and one of Wisconsin’s most successful caterers. Here’s the story as told to me by Richard: My wife and I opened a glorified Chicago-style hot dog stand as our first restaurant. We […]

An Outsider’s Look At Your Catering Business

What we do as consultants is getting caterers out of their comfort zones, and into their challenge zones. We all like to think that we’re very good at what we do. I know that I think so and I’ve been catering now for over 50 years in various capacities. In my own business, as well […]

Where Are You Going?

Imagine if you went outside your home and your neighbor was packing up their car with suitcases, clearly heading for some sort of trip.  As a good neighbor you ask, “Where are you going?” to which your neighbor replies, “I don’t know”.  So you ask, “Ok, how long are you going to be gone?”. He […]