I’ve heard that hiring a catering service means you’re putting a new hire in a very vulnerable position. You are asking them to take on the responsibility of taking care of your table, pouring your drinks, keeping your place clean, and being able to cook, clean, and entertain.
To put it another way, when I hire a new employee, I want to know that they are as capable as I am, that they are not going to be as lazy as I’ve been prone to be over the years, and that they are not going to be as lazy as I’m prone to be in the future. In short, I want a job that I can trust that they are going to do a great job doing.
Let me ask you a personal question.
What if you could hire a catering staff that could take care of your table, pour your drinks, keep your place clean, and cook? That would just be awesome and I would be more than happy to help.
It’s not exactly what I had in mind for my new restaurant, but I’m willing to give it a try. I’m not at all sure that I’ll be happy with the results though. To start with, I don’t know how I would manage to keep the food fresh and the kitchen clean, especially if I am going to be dealing with a lot of people.
A catering staff is one of those things that most people can’t really imagine having. I’m willing to bet you could spend a few years and pay off a bunch of loans and still have a couple of hundred thousand dollars to get a couple of decent staff members.
I think that catering would be a great idea because it would make you very mobile and allow you to do more of what you do best, which is to cook. The downside is that you would need to pay a lot of people. You will want to make a great impression on people who are likely to call you and request to be hired. It is also quite likely that you would need help to make sure the food is hot all day.
I think that I would like to hire staff members and be able to take food to my customers. A lot of people take it for granted that they have a chef in their home and that they always have a kitchen set up. But while they might have a chef in their home, they don’t really have the staff to take care of it all. It would allow me to have a great kitchen and staff to do the cooking.