Midge Trubey

Entrepreneur and Author

Rock Doesn't Roll on an Empty Stomach Book Cover

Check out Midge's new book Rock Doesn't Roll on an Empty Stomach on Amazon now

Also available on Target.com, WalMart.comBarnesandNoble.com, or your local bookstore.

Hunting down BBQ for The Commodores, four-figure daily grocery trips, Spring Break concerts on the beaches of Florida? It's all in a normal day's work for Midge Trubey. When she started her catering business The Personal Touch in 1977, little did she know that her idea would blossom into feeding some of the biggest music stars of the 70s and 80s. Buckle up and join her for a rollicking 30+ years of life on the road and discover the food, the tours, and the surprises that put her at the top of her game and try your hand at some of the mouth-watering recipes that kept countless world-famous bands coming back for more. 

Looking to meet Midge face to face? 

She's currently available for book signings, club meetings, or private gatherings. 


Midge Trubey is a Florida-based entrepreneur and business owner with over 30 years in the hospitality industry. In 1977 she founded The Personal Touch, a catering company that grew to include a flower shop, banquet halls, school lunch program, and nationwide corporate and convention coordinating services. She's been recognized by multiple organizations as a finalist for the Small Businessperson of the Year, and her company has been awarded several times as a favorite service throughout the Tampa Bay area. She's also been featured on national news shows, newspapers, and leading trade publications. In 2007 she retired, and now happily resides in St. Petersburg, her hometown since birth.




Midge on Tour