Erle Dardick CEO of MonkeyMedia Software Announces Complimentary Catering Education Webinar Series “Catering Makes Sense: An Education Series for Multi-Unit Restaurant Operators”

MonkeyMedia Software business analyst Lisa DeFeo hosts first session on The Foundation: How to Grow a Successful Catering Program, March 23, 2011

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--()--Erle Dardick, CEO of MonkeyMedia Software®, a provider of web-based software, strategy and education services for multi-unit restaurant operators, today announced the debut of the company’s complimentary catering education series, “Catering Makes Sense: An Educational Series for Multi-Unit Restaurant Operators.” Designed specifically for catering operators in the multi-unit environment, Dardick and team bring a webinar series to the multi-unit restaurant community that will provide education on all aspects of designing, maintaining and promoting a successful catering program.

“Over the last decade, one of my goals at MonkeyMedia Software has been to create a solid educational service that we could offer to the multi-unit restaurant community,” said Dardick who has been providing turn-around strategies to multi-unit restaurant operators and food manufacturers for over 15 years. “This webinar series brings together the heart and soul of our company’s passion and our team’s combined industry expertise, which we’re excited to share with multi-unit restaurant operators.”

Lisa DeFeo, a business analyst at MonkeyMedia Software with a focus on multi-unit restaurant catering operations, will moderate the webinar series. “I’m excited to introduce Lisa DeFeo; she possesses an expansive wealth of knowledge as our Head of Catering Education,” said Dardick. Since 1990, DeFeo has worked in the restaurant industry, serving in management roles for national restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Boston Market.

The Foundation: How to Grow a Successful Catering Program” will kick off the series on March 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. PST. During this webinar, DeFeo will lead discussions about the following topics:

  • Understanding the benefits of having an integrated catering program in your restaurant
  • Identifying the important aspects and characteristics of a successful catering program
  • Outlining the necessary internal structure of the restaurant with a catering offering
  • Learning the different marketing segments needed for a profitable catering program
  • An introduction to the different technology platforms and services that could help run an efficient catering program
  • A Q&A session where participants are open to share their ideas and experience. An important part of the webinar, the Q&A session will serve as a knowledge exchange between the registered 100+ participants from multi-unit restaurants around the nation.

“We have a great session lineup this year,” said Dardick. “I look forward to kicking off the catering education webinar series with an exciting and informative look at what it takes to be successful in today’s multi-unit catering climate.”

Please email danielle@monkeymediasoftware.com to request an invitation to participate in next week’s webinar. Attendee credentials will be verified.

About MonkeyMedia Software

MonkeyMedia Software specializes in web-based software, strategy and educational services for multi-unit restaurant operators. The company’s services are meticulously designed to fit the way you work – whether you’re a small business, a medium-sized regional company, or an enterprise-class organization with coast-to-coast operations. Working closely with each customer’s executive team, MonkeyMedia Software develops internal, operational strategies and provides software solutions to help execute winning strategies for foodservice companies like Einstein Bros. Bagels, On The Border, Noah’s Bagels, McAlister’s Deli, Boudin Bakeries and others. MonkeyMedia Software solutions feature a complete front-to-back system to manage sales, production and supply chain, powerful reporting for real-time visibility and results-based decision-making, a 100% web-based platform that is configured to fit a unique business process and easy integration with current web and accounting systems. For more information on MonkeyMedia Software, visit www.monkeymediasoftware.com.

Contacts

MonkeyMedia Software
Johanna Duprey, 604-215-2163
Head of Marketing
johanna@monkeymediasoftware.com
or
for MonkeyMedia Software
Ketner Group
Caitlin McClaugherty, 512-794-8876
MonkeyMediaPR@ketnergroup.com

Release Summary

MonkeyMedia Software announces the debut of the company’s complimentary catering education series, “Catering Makes Sense: An Educational Series for Multi-Unit Restaurant Operators.”

Contacts

MonkeyMedia Software
Johanna Duprey, 604-215-2163
Head of Marketing
johanna@monkeymediasoftware.com
or
for MonkeyMedia Software
Ketner Group
Caitlin McClaugherty, 512-794-8876
MonkeyMediaPR@ketnergroup.com