Catering Description          

Among the personal qualifications, a caterer is a person who enjoys working and experimenting with foods. You should be creative, artistic, and original. You must be ambitious, determined, independent, intelligent, and self-confident. You must be flexible, good-natured, and able to work well with others or alone. Self-discipline is also a must. A sense of humor will really help!

A caterer can find employment throughout the world; however the prospects are best in cities where social life is active. You will find catering jobs in grand openings, housewarmings, graduations, weddings, and any other cause for celebrations or gatherings. The list could be endless.

Experts say that catering services are growing rapidly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the catering business is expected to grow approximately 28% through the year 2006 due to higher incomes, a larger number of social affairs, population growth, and an increase in women returning to work.

The Economic Research Institute reports that the average starting salary is $23,500; with experience the average is $38,000. Some caterers have earned over $75,000.

People may enter catering in several ways. Some start by helping a friend or family prepare a banquet or a wedding dinner. Most, however, enroll in a formal program of study at a college. This preparation, as well as the internship, can lead to work, perhaps as assistant to a catering manager in a hotel or restaurant. With experience, you can then start your own catering business. Caterers advance by building a good name.

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  • Weddings

  • Parties

  • Grand Openings

  • Graduations

  • Celebrations

  • Banquets

  • Dinner Parties

  • Picnics

  • Bridal Showers

  • Baby Showers

  • Receptions

  • Retirement Parties

  • Beach Parties

  • Movie Crew Catering

  • The possibilities are endless..........

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