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Title:
The pocket idiot's guide to choosing a caterer
Author:
Cambria, Phyllis.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis : Alpha Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
viii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781592571956
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The book for every occasion.

For weddings, fundraisers, christenings, birthday parties, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other special events, this indispensable guide offers everything a host needs to know about hiring a caterer.

e Catering accounts for the single largest expense of weddings, fundraisers, corporate functions, etc.
e Private individuals, corporate, and not-for-profit groups spend nearly $5 billion a year on catered services
e Coverage on choosing a caterer is light at best in current wedding and event-planning books
e Includes 100 tips on getting the best values from a catered event
e How to handle contracts, insurance issues, and financing options
e Discusses specifics from portion size to serving alcohol to gratuities and more


Author Notes

Phyllis Cambria is an award-winning event producer with more than 20 years of experience. She is the co-founder of PartyPlansPlus.com, an online party planning, resource, and information website, and is also a contributing author to Cooking by the Book .

Patty Sachs is a party-planning expert with three decades of experience. She is the author of ten events planning guides, as well as Pick a Party Cookbook: The Big Book of Theme Party Refreshments and Table Decor . She is a co-founder of PartyPlansPlus.com.