Online Self-Study Course Details

CPCE Contact Hours: 12

Price: $149 NACE Members/ $199 Non-Members

Learning Level: Emerging

The Catering Service online course is primarily designed for new or less-experienced catering professionals and other professionals seeking a refresher of catering fundamentals.

Our convenient online format provides students with on-demand access to course content. The courses are self-study – students watch videos, take quizzes, and receive immediate results. Purchase of one course provides 30 days of access.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a menu by understanding food, beverage, labor and overhead costs
  • Prepare an effective menu proposal based on the client's goals and objectives
  • Describe basic characteristics of various styles of food service
  • Estimate staffing needs for typical catered events using a particular style of service
  • Prepare to execute both on and off-premise catered events

Course Outline:

  • Analyzing costs and setting sales prices
  • Creating the proposal and closing the sale
  • Preparing the Event
  • Executing the Event