The Culinary Budget Book and Facts: Everything You Want to Know (Hardcover)

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The Culinary Budget Book and Facts: Everything You Want to Know (Hardcover)


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Gideon Hirtenstein began his professional career 50 years ago and is a 1969 graduate of the European Train Culinary School. He has been an Executive Chef since 1974, serving as the Executive Chef for four- and five-star luxury hotels in over 47 countries throughout his diverse career.

In 1985 Gideon started his own catering business, Gidi Gourmet Catering LLC. Gidi Gourmet Catering is a full-service caterer in Virginia which still currently operates under his attentive and seasoned culinary supervision. Gidi Gourmet Catering LLC provides exceptional catering services ranging from extravagant high-class affairs to budget-conscious events, inclusive of weddings, private parties, corporate events, and many other tailored celebrations.

In this book, Gidi will provide insight and understanding for all aspects of the catering business to help start or grow your own catering business. Distilled from decades of practical, real-world experience as both an Executive Chef and professional Caterer for a myriad of clients and events, Gidi outlines the common pitfalls and fallacies that can lead to failure in the catering business. He explains and illuminates many common misconceptions inherent to the catering business and how misunderstanding important safety regulations can be detrimental to your success and prosperity in business. These tips will not only help you avoid costly novice mistakes but provide you with ideas to save money and maximize profits, reduce unnecessary costs, and protect your legal liability in regard to clients, employees, and the government.

This book is an informative guide for those thinking about starting their own catering business, current owners seeking to improve their catering business or those who would like to perform their own DIY catering affairs from home. Find out more at and subscribe to his newsletter for more culinary updates you need to know.

Product Details ISBN: 9786214341016
ISBN-10: 6214341017
Publisher: Omnibook Co.
Publication Date: July 8th, 2019
Pages: 204
Language: English