[Takeaways] Learning from the pros: How to build non-traditional revenue streams

[Takeaways] Learning from the pros: How to build non-traditional revenue streams

[Takeaways] Lessons from the Pros Roundtable: How to overcome tough times in the industry

[Takeaways] Lessons from the Pros Roundtable: How to overcome tough times in the industry

Office Libations relies on Instawork to scale event business

Office Libations relies on Instawork to scale event business

 

Office Libations is a San Francisco Bay-based beverage and snack provider that helps clients keep their employees fueled throughout the day. The company offers support for corporate events, including bartending services and a well-stocked bar, and can accommodate parties of all sizes.

6 Staffing Tips That Helped Me Win Back My Time

6 Staffing Tips That Helped Me Win Back My Time

Most of us in the catering industry wear a lot of hats. We’re not just event designers—we’re recruiters, coaches, and HR managers. We handle business development, but we also tackle onboarding, training, payroll, and scheduling. 

[Case Study] How Catered Too! Used Instawork to Staff Large Events

[Case Study] How Catered Too! Used Instawork to Staff Large Events



It’s an enviable problem to have: A packed calendar, new ventures, and exciting jobs you can’t turn down. But for Catered Too! founder Greg Casella,CPCE, taking on more business also meant more administrative work—and an ongoing struggle to find enough reliable, quality people. 

[Case Study] How Bel Air Bay Club Uses Instawork to Find Quality Professionals

[Case Study] How Bel Air Bay Club Uses Instawork to Find Quality Professionals

Perched above the coastline between Santa Monica and Malibu, Bel-Air Bay Club offers magnificent ocean views and hosts more than 125 weddings and other private events each year. Clients seek the club out for their unparalleled location and beautiful architecture, plus the top notch cuisine and amazing service they offer. Assistant General Manager Rod March’s group brings in millions in revenue each year, and staffing events properly is a critical part of the equation.

Instawork Basics of Serving & Clearing Plated Service

Instawork Basics of Serving & Clearing Plated Service

How Willowdale Estate Tackles Seasonal Staffing with Instawork

How Willowdale Estate Tackles Seasonal Staffing with Instawork

Fall in New England is known for its beautiful weather and the spectacular changing colors of the leaves. It’s also a popular time of year for weddings, and it coincides with when college students and others go back to school. For Monique Jeffrey, CSEP, vice president of operations for Willowdale Estate, this combination presents some tough staffing challenges for their thriving special events business. 

Building user-centered products from a remote office

Building user-centered products from a remote office

User-centered design is an iterative process that focuses on an understanding of the users and their context in all stages of design and development.

Basics of Tray Passing Hors d’oeuvres

Basics of Tray Passing Hors d’oeuvres

Tray passing hors d’oeuvre is hospitality at its best!

Passing food and beverages seems simple enough. However, tray passing is more — It’s the welcome that sets the tone for the rest of the event.

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