From the Back Cover
Are you passionate about parties? Do you live to cook? Now you can realize your dream of working from home at something you enjoy - a home-based catering business. Author Denise Vivaldo shares her experiences and advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based catering business, from estimating your start-up costs and finding clients to outfitting your kitchen and staying profitable. She even offers tips on the latest high-tech help, including CD-ROM recipe books, culinary Web sites, and computer software designed especially for chefs and caterers.Whether you want to plan parties, cater corporate events, or specialize in beautiful weddings, this guide can help you experience the satisfaction of building your own home-based business. (7 1/4 x 9 1/4, 256 pages, profit-and-loss worksheet, equipment checklist, master party checklist, sample catering contracts, sample menu themes, budget worksheet, business deductions)
About the Author
Denise Vivaldo is an experienced chef de cuisine with extensive experience teaching and consulting in the hospitality industry. She is a resident and the founder of Food Fanatics in Los Angeles, California.