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