Tonight we discussed catering. You know those small jobs – are they worth it? How do you price them? At what point is a catering job too small. We will discuss setting minimum rates so that you never have to make the decision.
We've discussed catering on multiple shows so below I've included a couple links to those which will offer some other very helpful info for you.
Vendor Makes $1100 – 6 Hours!
Kyle (Cigar man) of Frannies Franks sold out at his first event and made a profit of $1100 in 6 hours! Congratulations Kyle!
Michael Wood – Changing Products
After serving the same sausage dog for years, the company discontinued the product. Michael Wood of Duggs Doggs sent out a message to all his customer letting them know that he had to change the product. What a great idea and everyone loves it so far! This was a brilliant strategy and it builds trust with customers.
Vendor Shares Huge Tip
Another vendor used the feedback line to share a valuable tip that saves him from throwing away products.
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Vendor Shares Her Struggle
I received a letter this past week from a vendor who has had a nightmare of a time finding a commissary. Listen to her struggles on this episode.
Jason Brown Is Big Time
In a year and a half, Jason went from one set up to trucks, trailers, ice cream bikes and more. Listen as Jason shares about this past weekend. Check out his photos on Facebook (Love Food Truck Co.) too!
The Long Awaited Video Series!
I've been asked hundreds of times to make a video showing the entire process from cart setup to serving and cooking. Well we've done it and it has everything. Cart setup, storage, tips and tricks, prep work, cooking, grilling and serving. It's all here. You can get snag access and watch it all right now.
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