Catering during Corona: parties with ten guests

As Tina Dagianta feel consistent today on a scale of zero to ten? She thinks a Moment and says: "Eight." In the crisis that has hit the hospitality industry i

Catering during Corona: parties with ten guests

As Tina Dagianta feel consistent today on a scale of zero to ten? She thinks a Moment and says: "Eight." In the crisis that has hit the hospitality industry in particular, and which is not yet overcome, says the managing partner of Catering company Kofler & Kompanie from Frankfurt, you firmly believe in yourself. And to the future of the company, the orders from the car industry, declaring, after the removal of several large insolvent last year.

Dagianta, up to this point, the restaurant chef in the restaurant "Opera" in Frankfurt, a rose in 2016 at Kofler & Kompanie. She was responsible for the business in Germany in the company of the Bad Homburg-born Klaus Peter Kofler, who was responsible for getting the Catering for the football world Cup in Brazil. The time since you've experienced as a roller coaster of emotions, says Dagianta. It went uphill and downhill, whether the rest of the journey will leisurely, perhaps even steeply to the top or fast down, can not say.

It had begun the year 2020 as well. The self-administered insolvency plan was completed. There have been two successful quarters, says Konstantina Dagianta - whereupon she went into full risk and with your own money on the company involved. On 1. February announced by the Caterer to his new structure. In March, Corona came. And in the time of the lock downs, as all orders were cancelled, the 80 permanent employees in short-time working, the costs have been radically reduced.

Back to the beginning

at the moment, very gradually, to climb the curve again, Dagianta. It is the private operator, the assembled carefully to people in order to garden parties or in the home environment, with distance: "I go back to the beginnings, 20 years ago. Small Events of between ten and 50 guests for that again.“

for Many years, Dagianta was always on the fast Lane. The complete standstill, it has made thoughtful: "I have become humble." She has noticed from the vicinity, how many people by the failure of salaries and fees suffered and continue to suffer, not only the own employees, but also the event agencies, florists, furniture and tent rental companies, photographers, and technicians, which provide for the transmission of sound. It has taken a Coach to deal with the crisis internally? "Oh, no, I have only listened to my inner voice. Nothing happens without a reason, so I used the time to paint, to think, and to write poems.“

The restaurant

Dagianta, in the Frankfurt-born daughter of Greek parents, is a professional Son of the legendary Gerd Käfer. She was a student, when she bartended in the Wiesbaden Kurhaus on the side. The gifted chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur and self-promoter beetle discovered her Talent, her enthusiasm, her diplomatic skills and her wore the management of the restaurant "Opera" at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt.

Updated Date: 20 July 2020, 01:19

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