Sandy Korem


Sandy Korem, catering expert, is CEO and founder of one of the top 20 catering companies in the U.S., Dallas-based The Festive Kitchen. She was awarded the White House Food Service Medallion in 2008 for outstanding food service to President George W. Bush. Her company,, helps restaurateurs take their off-site catering revenue stream to a different level. If you have any questions about how to launch a profitable catering business, email her at

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The Catering Coach

On any given day in my catering business, we have catered food items being made for at least five catering revenue streams, i.e., wholesale food manufacturing, retail food shops, Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Jan 1, 2019

The Catering Coach

Successful catering is all about profits, NOT sales. Many times, we only see the dollar signs when considering a potential catered event. Three of the mistakes I see caterers Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Oct 1, 2018

The Catering Coach

Have you ever wondered if you’re pricing your catering proposals correctly? Is it possible to make more money? I know I wasn’t doing it right and it cost me. Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Sep 1, 2018

The Catering Coach

You can’t afford to not make a great first impression. There are too many other options for your guests in today’s marketplace. And with fewer dining out experiences per Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Aug 1, 2018

How to Price Catering to Be Profitable

You have such an advantage over the chains when it comes to off-site catering. Why? It’s simple. As an independent restaurant owner, you do not have to follow what Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Jul 1, 2018