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A Profitable Feast

Want to start a catering company? We've got the secret ingredients.

This story appears in the February 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Catering isn't for sissies, as Jill Albanese, 32-year-old owner of Catering Works Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina, has learned. The pressure to perform--despite setbacks--adds to the creative tension inherent in the job.

"This can be an unforgiving business," Albanese says. "Doing someone's wedding is a one-shot deal. If you mess up, it's over."

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