Give back to your Employees and Stop the Greed in Businesses

A few years ago when the administration made changes to our healthcare system, I was determined to make sure my staff at Saint Germain Catering had the Best. I searched and searched to find out what was the best health insurance I could purchase. I had less than 50 Full-time Employees, so I was not…

Saint Germain Catering Wins Best Of Award

If you have not yet heard, Saint Germain Catering  was awarded the “Best Of” award by Northern Virginia Magazine in June 2016.   Each year, winners are chosen to represent the best of the best in a variety of categories including catering.  Huge thanks to all of our loyal clients for voting for us in…

The joy of being a business owner is having a wonderful staff.

The beauty of being a business owner is the beauty of the relationship you have with your staff. I start my day some days at 3am at Saint Germain Catering. It’s bright and early days in the Catering business, but the best part is coming into to work to see the wonderful staff. They are…

A Mothers strength and love for her children.

I was born in Iran and after the revolution in 1978 we were forced to come to the United States. We did not have much of a choice due to the revolution and hostage situation in Iran. My mother and father packed up two young girls and came to the US with very few dollars….

New Year’s Resolution and Ideas on How to Achieve Them

We are so close to ringing in the New Year already. The holiday season is already upon us many people thinking and planning already what changes in 2016 they will make. They are thinking of all the challenges they have overcome in the past year in 2015 and ready for 2016 to take start. I…

How To Become A Better Leader

You can have a great idea and then next key step is executing it, is entirely different thing. I see so many dreamers including myself. I remember back in the days when I first wanted to have my own business. I didn’t know how to start, but I took the risk to get my feet…

The Right Role Model

I know that having a right role model in life can really help shape your future in many ways. It is a key to find someone you can look up to for guidance and support as you grow in life. I was more fortunate than others I have my mother as my example. You need…

True Love and Passion for Food!

When my parents and I  first immigrated into the United States  in November of 1978 from Iran. We were only suppose to stay for a short time while my father attended a Masters program at GW. I was 7 years old at that time. I would have never guessed we would be staying for good…

Thanksgiving is about Giving Back All Year

Saint Germain Catering is about to enter its 17 year of being in business. I never lost sight of what is the most important thing to me. Yes, Giving back in every which way I can all the time. The  Entrepreneur side of me is remembering daily to give back to some cause or people…

Desire and Willingness for Women to be successful in business

The desire, willingness, and ability to learn new skills and habits can contribute to any business women’s success. You have to want to make the sacrifice to start your own business and be ready to undertake anything comes your way. The rewards are far better than working for someone else in the long run. One…

Be Grateful for Even When Times are Tough in Life

Do you feel some days you wake up and everything is just great. You carry on your day and things go so smoothly at work and then at home. Then you have other days. Days when you wake up and not feel as motivated about anything much. Then something unexpectedly goes completely wrong and then…