How to Easily Calculate Food Quantities for Catering

When you are first starting out, knowing how to calculate food quantities for catering is crucial. One, you don’t want to run out of food and two, you want to make money on the event.

I hope this post will teach how to turn this process into a science instead of an art form. These general guides will help you calculate your food quantities for 95% of your events.

How much entrée (meat) to bring for caterings

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By: Larry Hoffman

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How to Charge for Catering Services: A Complete Guide

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By: DC Central Kitchen

If you have just started a catering business, wondering how to charge for catering services can leave you asking many questions.

However, it really doesn’t have to be that complicated, you just have to know your numbers. In my experience, catering can be much more profitable than running a restaurant because you know exactly how much food you need so there is little to no waste.

You will also know exactly how much money you are going to make for each event. Assuming there are no mistakes 🙂 Continue reading “How to Charge for Catering Services: A Complete Guide”

Absolutely Free BBQ Catering Menu Templates, No Strings Attached!

Are you looking for a free BBQ catering menu template?

Great! You have come to the right place. In my last post I talked about using Publisher to create your restaurant menu. However, this template was made using Adobe’s InDesign.

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