MMS Catering Institute™

Setting the standard for catering education and certification for restaurants.



The MMS Catering Institute™
Setting the standard for catering education and certification for restaurants.

The Catering Institute at MonkeyMedia Software was created to meet the needs of operators, franchisors, franchisees, and vendors in the restaurant and food service industries. Through strategy consulting, education and certification, the Catering Institute Team provides real solutions for real business challenges. Your catering and off-premise profits await.

Strategy Services: Setting Expectations for Extraordinary Results

Strategy services are provided at the company-level to help restaurant brands develop a successful catering and off-premise business. Services include the development of a brand-specific catering program that covers everything from establishing a catering business model and specific menu to marketing and execution plans.

Education Courses: Class is in Session

Setting goals to grow your catering business is one thing. Executing these goals while managing your day-to-day retail operations is another. Through a series of five education modules taught onsite, or in a workshop format, the Catering Institute Team, which has years of experience in multi-unit catering operations, sales and marketing, will lead your team through focused training courses developed to engage, enlighten and inspire growth of your catering and off-premise business.

Catering Institute Workshops: Regional Workshops in a City Near You

These one-day regional workshops offer certification in the areas of sales, marketing, operations, delivery programs and centralized catering services. The workshops are open to restaurant executive and management teams looking to further develop their catering programs.

Catering Certification: Together, Everyone Wins

These day-long certifications are geared toward restaurant operators, consultants, vendors and service providers who are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service by understanding The Five Pillars of Successful Restaurant Catering: Leadership, Centralized Services, Sales and Marketing, Operations and Delivery. This certification process is supported by ongoing training classes, educational manuals and ongoing assessments.

Speaking Engagements: Spreading the Word of Catering

These seminars are available for franchise conventions, corporate engagements and industry conferences, and will be presented by MonkeyMedia Software Founder and CEO, Erle Dardick. These speaking engagements, based on The Five Pillars of Successful Restaurant Catering, focus on how concepts can build their catering and off-premise business channels, as well as best practices for improving existing catering operations.

Educational Webinars: Catering Makes Sense

Join the Catering Institute Team for a series of free, informative webinars focusing on key issues in the catering and off-premise space. These webinars are a valuable resource to the restaurant and vendor community, often featuring successful operators, vendors and professional service providers who have shown exceptional leadership in the industry.

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