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Are You Really Making a Profit?

Carl Sacks  (Executive Director, Leading Caterers of America)

Location: 240C

Date: Tuesday, March 28

Time: 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track : CS-Culinary Business & Operations, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CSEP-approved, LCA member

Vault Recording: TBD

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Catering industry financial guru Carl Sacks will present a 360-degree review of the importance of operating a profitable business, and why some caterers are nicely profitable while others barely break even. Having worked for or with over 150 caterers on improving their financial prospects, Carl is the acknowledged industry expert on this topic.

Areas to be covered will include:

• How profit impacts the value of a catering business
• Costing versus pricing
• Industry operating KPI’s
• Controlling fixed costs
• Profit success stories