Speaking Engagements

  • Catersource Conference & Tradeshow
  • National Assoc Catering & Events  NACE
  • International Caterers Association  ICA
  • NACUFS- National Association of College & University Food Service
  • Saint Joseph’s University
  • Temple University
  • The Restaurant School at Chestnut College
  • Widener University
  • United States Navy
  • United States Army
  • Sullivan University
  • GF Management
  • Colorado University
  • International Special Events Society  ISES
  • Society of Wedding Planners  SWP
  • Hostex Canada
  • Meeting Planners International  MPI
  • American Bridal Consultants
  • Event Solutions
  • The Special Event
  • National Restaurant Show Chicago
  • National Restaurant Show New York
  • ACF- American Culinary Federation
  • IMCEA- International Military Community Executive Assoc
  • West Point
  • ISES New England Chapter
  • NACEMinneapolis/St Paul Chapter
  • NACE Philadelphia Chapter
  • Wedding MBA
  • PM Management
  • IACC- International Association of Conference Centers
  • Signature CEO
  • Streamline Marketing
  • Your Wedding Experience David Tutera
  • Association of Bridal Consultants
  • MPI Meeting Planners International

Not only was it extremely energetic and enthusiastic, you made a memorable impression on the Food & Beverage professionals on the impact that caterers are having on the hotel catering model. You also reinforced the GF Management focus on innovation, creativity, and excellence in execution. I had many attendees personally thank me for having you participate in the program and you were ‘the hit of the University’. Again, thanks for a memorable and enjoyable presentation.
— Andrew S. Tod, Executive Vice President, GF MANAGEMENT, Philadelphia

Great job yesterday- your session was content , motivational and thought provoking- tremendous take home value. Look forward to connecting with you soon.
— Warren Leeds, President Dartcor Management Services Whippany, NJ

Wow!!! What a terrific presentation last evening. Your insights and suggestions for tomorrow’s food marketing leaders was only matched by your passion and humor. Thank you. The students will be doing the website analysis this week. I will share the results with you.
— Richard J. George, Chair & Professor of Food Marketing, Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s University

      2019 Seminars / Training / Workshops

  • You Had Me at Hello… How 1st Impressions Close the Sale
  • If You’re Not Selling YOU, then You’re Not Selling
  • Ten Selling Mistakes You Don’t Know That You’re Making
  • How to Hire a 1 in a Million Salesperson
  • Complacency— The Enemy of a Successful Team
  • Build a Modern Selling Strategy & Improve Performance
  • Cha Ching-There is No Money in Sales for 2nd Place
  • Close That Sale
  • It’s NOT About Price!
  • Kick Start Your Business – and your passion
  • Salespeople are Driven by Goals
  • You Said It Without Saying It – Identify Buying Signals
  • Sugar Fix- the Makings of a Sweet Deal
  • Your Turn- Venue Lists & Exclusives
  • Grow Your Sales- NOW
  • Developing the Right Skill Set 
  • Commission Impossible- Paying, Training, Motivating a Winning Sales Team
  • Focused Sales Activity = Positive Sales Performance
  • SALES CHECK UP: 10 Strategies to Kick-Start Your Sales 
  • Don’t Leave Money on the Table - An up-selling Sales Strategy for More Profit
  • Proactive Sales - Stay Ahead of Your Competition
  • The Art of Selling to the Bride 
  • Proposals that Pop
  • Healthy or Unhealthy – The Dynamics of a Team
  • Think Like a Caterer: Act Like a Caterer
  • Style Me- Trends in Design & Culinary

WORKSHOPS

  • THINK TANK - full day
  • Front of the House - Back of the House-  Chefs, Sales & Ops -Survey & Workshop 1 hour
  • Team Building custom
  • Design Divas custom
  • Write & Standardize SOP for Your Department- Workshop 30 minutes
  • Tracking Metrics for Sales Team Performance- Workshop 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Vitamin or Painkiller Strategy- workshop Sales 1 hour
  • The Best Director of Sales Possess 3 Skills- workshop 1 hour
  • Inside the Actors Studio- Role-Playing workshop 90 minutes
  • A Photo is Worth 1000 Words – workshop 30 minutes
  • Twisted Workshops: Emulsions, Sushi Stations, Salads, Desserts - custom
     

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