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Creative Serving Suggestions for the Usual Food Suspects

Dev Wizard | January 8, 2013

Getting bored with serving the same old food on the same old plates and platters? Every caterer knows that part of getting the “applause” at every event is in the food presentation! So, in the New Year, why not create some irresistible visuals and try perfecting some of these creative ways to serve food for…

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In The Catering Kitchen With Allez Catering!

Dev Wizard | January 8, 2013

For our January Spotlight, we caught up with Deane Young of Allez Catering in Manchester, CT.  Read on for great info and tips! Tell us about your business. Allez Catering is an off premise caterer specializing in freshly prepared, make from scratch food. We are an all occasion caterer, providing delicious food and superb service for…

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3 Easy Strategies for Getting New Catering Business in 2013

Dev Wizard | December 19, 2012

Do you experience that sudden drop off of business in January that so many catering businesses face? After a grueling—but successful—holiday season, do you welcome the break, or by the end of the month, do you start to feel a little anxious? Do you start looking for ways to find new business faster and stay…

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A Letter From Our Founder

Dev Wizard | December 12, 2012

Greetings, As 2012 comes to a close, I would like to personally thank you for your business and your loyalty to Total Party Planner. Next year Total Party Planner celebrates its 15th anniversary. Some of you reading this have been with us each and every one of those years. This anniversary milestone would not be…

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Holidays are the Best and Worst Time to Grab Catering Clients’ Attention

Dev Wizard | November 26, 2012

So even if you’re already booked solid, you still want to grab people’s attention for your catering services during the holidays.

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In The Catering Kitchen: Special Election Edition!

Dev Wizard | October 11, 2012

For our October spotlight, we wanted to feature two of our clients who recently had the honor of catering the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention in Tampa, FL and Charlotte, NC respectively. La-Tea-Da’s Catering in Charlotte, NC really made an impact on the Democratic National Convention by bringing their “Southern charm with a…

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In The Catering Kitchen With Serendipity Catering!

Dev Wizard | September 11, 2012

For our September Spotlight, we caught up with Laura Zaspel of Serendipity Catering in Denver, CO.  Read on for great info and tips! Tell us about your business. Laura and Todd Zaspel owned and operated “Laura’s Mountain Bakery” in Nederland, Colorado  from 1996 – 2002. “Some of Colorado’s finest baked goods are found in Nederland …at…

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In The Catering Kitchen With Charlotte Berwind Fine Foods & Party Planning, Inc.

Dev Wizard | August 14, 2012

This month, we asked busy upscale caterer and event planner Charlotte Berwind of Charlotte Berwind Fine Foods & Party Planning, Inc. how Total Party Planner has helped her Carmel, NY business. Read on for great info and tips! Tell us about your business. We are extremely high end caterers and event planners whose focus is…

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Simplify Your Busiest Seasons with Total Party Planner!

Dev Wizard | July 30, 2012

When you’ve got a full plate, using a catering software like Total Party Planner can help to keep your clients, staff, and vendors organized and happy. Get rid of your pencil and paper, multiple calendars, and inefficient ways of tracking. Total Party Planner can not only improve your business, it can make it easy! During…

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10 Reasons to Use Catering Management Software

Dev Wizard | July 10, 2012

It’s easy to manage all your catering events when you use event management software!

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