Soapbox: Something to chew on

9 July 2008

In this issue’s soapbox, David Read, chief executive at Prestige Purchasing, gives buyers four tips on managing catering suppliers during this time of high food prices.

His advice is:

1. Manage your caterer well
2. Know the food market
3. Get your pricing right
4. Get involved in engineering

Are you taking a hands on approach to your catering suppliers to help mitigate rising food prices – or is it simply their problem to deal with?

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