Test 1 Notes - Chapter 1 Institutional catering: hospitals,...

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Chapter 1 Institutional catering: hospitals, universities, airlies (on upswing) Social: civi groups, charities, corp, business, and individuals on premise (fastest growing) Used by: convention centers, hospitals, universities, retirement centers, nursing homes, entertainment, business, community, and individuals Food prep careers in demand until 2012 Contract catering allows institutions to keep costs down In social catering homes w/ classy kitchens entertain more often 70% of all catering services are owner run Home based catering have DOH liability Pg. 5 qualitites of a successful caterer Catering niches: party platters, five-star dining at home, speciality dietary catering Employer of catering business: 35-50,000$$$ Medium-sized business gro ss 500,000 can realize a profit ranging form 10-20% Top caters gross $1 million a year Banquest net profit ranges from 15-40% while hotel room service and restuarnts often looses money
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