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Catering Profits on Thanksgiving Day

John Cohen | November 14, 2011

It was exactly 15 years ago when my parents decided they were going to offer dinner specials available for pick-up on Thanksgiving day.

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Guest Article: Lessons from Steve Jobs by Bill Keeler

John Cohen | October 17, 2011

There’s a lot of talk about Steve Jobs, what he created, and what he left us.

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Software Increasing Catering Profits

John Cohen | October 10, 2011

Last weeks blog discusses how an automated system can be the catalysts for both time and monetary savings. But how exactly does a software program do this?

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Food Costing For Caterers

John Cohen | October 3, 2011

I think all caterers would agree that food costing is a critcal component for the success of their company. But at what lengths would you go to get information that is not only up to date, but accurate?

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Catering to Investors and Buyers

John Cohen | September 11, 2011

What steps can a catering company take to make their companies more attractive to an investor or buyer?

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Catering To Your Clients Through Customer Service

John Cohen | August 22, 2011

No matter what I do or what industry I am in, I am a service representative first and foremost.

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Technology Applied To Catering

John Cohen | August 15, 2011

Technology in the catering industry is more than just accounting systems.

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Who Can Cater Your Events If You Cannot?

John Cohen | August 8, 2011

Caterers must ask themselves this important question : “If I cannot cater an event, can somebody else?

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E-Myth Applied to the Catering Business

John Cohen | July 18, 2011

I’ll never forget the day, many years ago, a good friend recommended I read The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber.

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Catering From a Small Kitchen

John Cohen | July 11, 2011

Catering from a small kitchen is a common challenge for many off-premise caterers.

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