November Education Program


The Good, The Bad and The Ugly:
A look into the Rx for Catering Culinary Medicine

November Program Sponsor

Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Marigold

315 Churchill Avenue, Somerset, NJ
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Presenter: Claire Gould, RX for Catering
MPI New Jersey Chapter Attendance Policy:
All Essential Level members or
non-members are limited to no more than two events in one fiscal year and must pay the Essential Level/Non-member rate.

MPI Preferred or Premier Level members are welcome to attend all chapter events at the Member Price.
Join us for an eye-opening program to learn about
"Catering Cures" that will help take the aches and pains out of your catering responsibilities.

During the program, we'll discuss the following:
Food Trends, how to use them and what to look out for
What to negotiate and how: Tips on negotiating
Helpful forms to use in your planning
Billing – Accounting
Plate Presentations
Menu Planning Tips
Menu Descriptions
Banqueting Bar Trends and Accountability

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About Claire Gould
When designed properly, food is a powerful marketing, sales, and negotiating tool that brings people together.  Claire Gould, Owner, Rx for Catering, LLC has created and designed culinary centric experiences for Fortune 100 companies, national associations, weddings and private high net worth affairs.  Claire has designed events throughout the United States and in over 23 countries.  Claire’s passion and expertise for all things culinary is matched by her emphasis on giving the customer a better end user experience.  This is accomplished by her ability to create, design and strategically negotiate with vendor partners and customers.  When Claire is not putting her taste buds and design skills to the test you can find her (happily) riding her skateboard, (not so happily) working out at the gym and (most happy) enjoying restaurants and exploring new food and design trends.
ABOUT THE MARIGOLD: Nestled within landscaped lawns with expansive terraces, a gazebo and idyllic views, the interiors of the Marigold are simply spectacular with a soaring glass atrium, grand staircase, marble floors, crystal chandeliers and luxurious detailing.

Our award-winning chefs specialize in world-class international cuisine and our experienced banquet team will ensure that your special occasion becomes a timeless moment.