How to Start a Catering Business

How to Start a Catering Business

Focus: catering seminar, catering business in the Philippines, catering equipments, catering supplies, food catering seminar

TIME: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

VENUE: Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

SCHEDULE: Please call (02) 8727.88.60 / (02) 8727.56.28 or call/text mobile numbers 0926.622.0768 or 0933.584.7266. You may also click here to view schedule of the Training Program


I. What I need to know
a. You have to know what kind of catering business you would like to have?
b. How big will your catering business be?
c. What kind of venues would you like to cater?
d. What can you offer?
e. What are the things you need to have?
f. Who do you need?

II. Menu Planning and Creation
a. Menu Planning
b. Presentation
c. Minimizing Cost of Menu

III. Styles of Service

IV. Catering Sites and Kinds of Catering Service

V. Room Set Ups
a. Choosing the Room
b. Colors
c. Table Placement Affects Food Consumption
d. Table Placement
e. Utilities
f. Space Requirements
g. Types of Dining Tables
h. Aisles
i. Buffet Tables
j. Buffet Table Considerations
k. Standard Tables
l. Chairs

VI. Buffet Layout

VII. Catering Staffs
a. Server Duties
b. Service Ratios

VIII. Catering Management
a. Purchasing
b. Storage
c. Production
d. Inventory

IX. Catering Pricing and Budgeting

X. Outsourcing

XI. Contracts

XII. Marketing a Catering Business

SEMINAR FEE: Php 3,500 per person (inclusive of 2 snacks, lunch, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance)

DISCOUNT: Php 500.00 Discount if FULL AMOUNT is paid at least five (5) days before the event.


  • Deposit payment at Banco de Oro. Savings Account Name: BusinessCoach, Inc. Then kindly fax deposit slip (indicate name of participant and seminar title) to confirm reservation.
  • On-site payment (CASH only)
  • Company checks are accepted, provided that they are received at least five (5) banking days before the event.

RESERVATION: Please call telephone (02) 8727.88.60, (02) 8727.56.28, 0926.622.0768 or 0933.584.7266. For other inquiries, kindly leave a message at the comment box below.

CANCELLATION BY ATTENDEE: Registrant may refund amount paid, with less 30% processing charge from the LISTED AMOUNT within 30 days, or opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within 60 days. Cancellation must be done at least 2 days before the event. Non-appearance or failure to inform us of cancellation will result to forfeiture of full amount paid.

CANCELLATION BY BUSINESS COACH: Registrant may refund full amount paid within 30 days, or may opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within sixty days of cancellation.

REFUND POLICY: Payment may be refunded upon presentation of the original copy of bank deposit slip and a valid ID. Cash refund is strictly implemented, and may be availed only at the Business Coach office in San Juan City, Metro Manila. Business Coach does not deposit refunds.

SCHEDULE: Schedule may change without prior notice. Please call to confirm. Business Coach, Inc. is not liable for any expense incurred by seminar registrant resulting from cancellation of any of our events.

15 Responses to How to Start a Catering Business

  1. Maria Fe says:

    Do you have training center here in Davao City?

  2. cyvette says:

    Do you have seminars of catering and waitering in Cebu?when and where?

  3. Faye says:

    Hi I’m from Tarlac and very much interested in Catering Services but i do not know how to start. I am currently working as a call center agent and hoping to leave the job soon kase gusto ko po talaga mag-start ng business. Sa Manila lang po ba kayo nagka-conduct ng training? thanks

  4. sheng says:

    hi, pls send to my email the sched for ur next seminar. I am from Cebu. thanks

  5. Edna says:

    hi! i’m from cebu. i have already started my catering business about a year ago. but i know that i still need to learn more about the business. i’m glad that you also offer the same course. i would like to know your next schedule so i could book my flight as soon as possible. please let me know. thank you so much!


      Hi Ms. Edna. The next schedule for the catering business seminar will be on November 6, 2010 (Saturday). Kindly email us your mobile number so we could update you in case there will be any changes. Thank you.

  6. Maria V. says:

    hi! is there any other schedule for the catering biz seminar? after aug. 7, when is the next schedule?or how abt this july? thanks

  7. Rosanna says:

    Is there a schedule after July 15? when will this be? thanks

  8. Eliodoro says:

    Good Afternoon, we are very much interested in a Catering Services to start only on a little amount of investment, we are planning first on a Package Meals on a Styrofoam systems. Please inform us on the next schedule of your training seminar and we will attend (together with my wife) please give us the exact location of your training Center.Do you have a discount on us, we are a Senior Citizens already. Thank you and more power.

  9. Event says:

    My advice would be to start small, catering for local events and parties using a limited product range to begin with. As your budget grows you can use it to encompass a greater range of catering supplies.

  10. Angelito says:

    I’m interested to attend a seminar. Can you provide answer/s to the ff:

    1. How much is the taxi fare from the airport to your location?

    2. How many kilometers from the airport to your location?

    3. How many hours for a taxi to arrive in your location?

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