The perfect resource for anyone considering, planning, or embarking on a home catering venture Your hors d'oeuvres are the stuff of cocktail party legend. You're a superb chef and a whiz with people, and you wonder if you have what it takes to run a profitable catering business. Written for amateur chefs who dream of turning pro, this book serves up the perfect blend of flair and practical guidance needed to plan and run a successful catering business out of your own home. Christopher Egerton-Thomas explains everything you need to know about selling your services, hiring help, planning events, and delivering successful parties on time and on budget. He also treats us to amusing anecdotes about catering successes and failures and offers ideas and recipes. CHRISTOPHER EGERTON-THOMAS (Sussex, England) is the author of How to Run a Successful Restaurant (Wiley) and How to Manage a Successful Bar (Wiley).