If you have been following my blog you know by now that catering was a big part of my career as a restaurant owner. I can’t stress enough the profit potential of catering both large and small affairs for restaurants. Corporate catering is an especially lucrative branch of catering. Events are usually pretty simple, from the menu
to the timing to the room set up. Unlike weddings or other personal catered events, a corporate catering event typically takes place during the work week rather than the weekend. They are often all day affairs, rather than taking place in the evening. This means that instead of one meal (dinner) you can serve breakfast and lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks, increasing profit potential
To help you get started catering in your restaurant, or expand you current operations, the Rob Hard, the Event Planning Guide here at About has several helpful articles. Even though they are slanted for a person planning an event, they are still a great resource for restaurateurs looking to break into catering.
Catering Event Planning: