Eddie Osterland is a dynamic Speaker, Entertainer, and Author. For more than 25-years, Eddie has traveled the world giving highly entertaining keynote dinner talks and delivered workshops to corporate audiences on Power Entertaining with Food and Wine.
Eddie shares his strategies on how to Power Entertain clients with ease, class, and confidence, using great wine, food and hospitality to "Close More Big Deals", Solidify key business relationships, and Build strong lasting business relationships. Eddie's helped hundreds of executives and CEO's become successful Power Entertainers and speaks to more than 60 organizatoins per year.
"More business decisions occur over lunch than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject"! Peter Drucker
What do you do when you're at a fancy restaurant with a million-dollar deal on the table, and the waiter hands you the wine list? "Power Entertaining" isn't about boozing and schmoozing the clients. Instead, it's about being able to entertain others in ways they will never forget, and that will make them want to do business with you again and again. From corporate business events to private dinner with clients, Eddie can guide you every step of the way.
Eddie has worked with organizations and worked with leaders from a wide range of prestigious companies, including: Citibank, Chase, UBS, Morgan Stanley, General Mills, Proctor & Gamble, IBM, GE, Ford, Oracle, American Express...just to name a few. Eddie has the distinction of being America's 1st Master Sommelier. He was the only Master Sommelier invited to entertain corporate clients at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Today, there are only 200 individuals worldwide who have earned the title of Master Sommelier.
Eddie is the author of "POWER ENTERTAINING: Secrets to Building Lasting Relationships, Hosting Unforgettable Events, and Closing Big Deals. Eddie teaces you how to: Transform boring business meetings and sales functions into memorable social events, How to get world-class service in upscale restaurnats even on the businest nights, How to Close More Big Deals by ordering "Power Pairings" and more.