Education Crafted for Building a Successful Catering Company

We all know that catering is hard work, especially when you're running a small- to medium-sized business. But whether you're just starting out or you're small by choice, it's refreshing to know that there are plenty of others like you who have been there, done that and can lend you a helping hand or just a listening ear.

Bill Pannhoff
Bill Pannhoff

Bill Hansen
Bill Hansen

Join expert caterers Bill Hansen and Bill Pannhoff for their seven-part Perfect Fit educational track, which features focused education for smaller markets and businesses. Listen to their seasoned advice, learn how to work more effectively and turn a larger profit or possibly even grow your business. Plus, new for the 2014 series, catering industry experts have been invited to participate in various sessions, providing an in-depth look at the topics relevant to the success of today's caterer.

Sessions in the Perfect Fit Track include:

•  Inside the DNA of Catering Menus
   (with Debbie Stein, Owner, Cartewheels Catering, Kerrville, Texas)

•  Solving the Puzzle of Catering Sales

•  A Focused Marketing Plan Equals Increased ROI
   (with Steve Sanchez, Director of Sales and Marketing, The JDK Group, Camp Hill, PA)

•  Leadership in the New Normal
   (with Anthony Lambatos, Owner, Footers Catering, Denver, CO)

•  Management - Where the Rubber Meets the Road
   (with Olive Chase, Owner, The Casual Gourmet, Centerville, MA)

•  All Systems on Go

•  Going Home with an Action Plan

All Perfect Fit sessions are designated with the PF icon within the full education schedule.

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The 2014 Catersource Conference & Tradeshow has so much to offer! These tracks are suggestions for specific areas of focus, but your full Conference registration includes access to more than 100 sessions, demos and presentations. You are encouraged to review the entire program, mix and match sessions and events, and customize a program that’s just right for you!

Click here to view the full 2014 education schedule.