A quick guide to choosing the right caterer for your wedding

A quick guide to choosing the right caterer for your wedding

Have you ever received a wedding invitation then started to imagine all the delicious food and drinks that you’re going to have at the reception? Well, we don’t blame you. We tend to think with our stomachs first and forget the joy of the marriage of a family member or a friend. Let’s be honest here, their marriage might be the main event, but the food at the reception comes in at a close second. A wedding requires plenty of planning and preparations.  A huge part of it revolves around ensuring you and your guests have a great time. When you find yourself a caterer but can’t decide on the menu that will work best for you, we have a quick guide to choosing the right catering for your wedding.   Sit down meals Sit down meals are more traditional but also the most popular form of wedding catering. Sit down menus give your guests a more intimate feel and it will also ensure your guests get their fill while enjoying superb flavors. The multiple courses served is an excellent way to give organization to the event, while the timelessness and sophistication of this option match the significance of the event. Buffet If you still want your guests to feel satisfied and enjoy a meal but don’t want the formality of a sit-down dinner, a buffet is a good option. It’s best for smaller events so that it won’t create a long line. It also gives your guests the opportunity of helping themselves to a wide array of choices. Cocktail Cocktail type catering has gained popularity in weddings. It...
The Three Main Reasons Why you Should get Professional Caterers for your Corporate Event

The Three Main Reasons Why you Should get Professional Caterers for your Corporate Event

Events can be stressful and hectic to plan. You need to plan everything in advance and contact particular people to get everything settled. Aside from being time-consuming, events can also be quite expensive. If you’re on a budget, you’ll probably want to do everything by yourself to save some cash. Including catering. But can you do this for corporate events? Corporate events are vastly different from a simple birthday party held in your backyard. It usually has at least a hundred guests, and some of them will have dietary restrictions that professional caterers are familiar with. To convince you, we’ve listed the three top reasons why you should get professional caterers for your corporate event. Caterers are experienced in cooking a large quantity of food Established caterers that have been in the business for years already has mastered this skill. The last thing you want to happen at your event is to run out of food. Hiring experience and efficient caterers will ensure this will not occur. Your guests will leave your event satisfied because their appetites have been well met. You also won’t have to think about your money going down the drain because of large quantities of leftovers at the end of the day. Food choices can be diverse Take your guests into consideration when planning for the food that’s going to be served at your event. There can be plenty of decisions to make planning for the menu. Here are some of the things to consider and talk through with your caterer when making the menu for the event: Nationality of guests Dietary restrictions due to...
How to Consider Everyone’s Taste in Event Catering

How to Consider Everyone’s Taste in Event Catering

Part of an event’s success is the catering. Event catering is considered a slight, complex and personal field that needs your full attention to fulfill to your guest’s every need. To have a smooth and seamless event, the event planner needs to carefully uphold a professional and personal boundary for all the guests. Lucky for you, we’ve listed some of the things you need to do to ensure a hitch-free event. Plan a Tactic Firstly, you need to think about the audience that will attend the event. This is important to know because this will tell you about the outcome of the occasion. You need to keep in mind the attitude, interests, and personalities of the guests. You need to make sure that these guests will be able to co-exist in the same room. Do Your Research As an event planner, you need to take time and look into the needs, desires, and tastes of your clients. To truly impress your client, you need to remember their priorities. Make a detailed plan of action for the event and be prepared to carry out the tasks on the day of the event. Think About the Venue Will the occasion be about education, entertainment or corporate? Always remember that the venue has to suit the function. What’s the design that you have in mind? Does your client have any particular requests or special conditions? Will there be a need for a dance floor? All of this should be considered before finalizing the whole occasion. Catering The most important aspect of the event is the food. What type of food are you...
What Do I Ask My Caterer in Adelaide ?

What Do I Ask My Caterer in Adelaide ?

The last thing you need to do is to worry on the day of your big event. It doesn’t matter if it’s a wedding, meeting or company party, an event has to stress-free for everyone. To ensure a successful event, you need to ask your caterer the right questions beforehand. An excellent and reliable caterer will be happy to assist you and help relieve your stress by answering all your questions and concerns. This shows their professionalism. Here are some issues that you need to ask. What other venues do you frequently work with? Catering companies will often work with certain locations. These sites are usually already prepared for your caterer’s business and have already established a good working relationship with one another. Because they have already worked with each other in the past, they’re already familiar with each other’s policies. This will make the whole process a breeze for you. And your caterer might event help you out with things that you didn’t even know you need like a great DJ or decorator for your event. Do you have vegetarian options? This is already a standard question, but you still might want to ask it. There’s a huge chance that some of your guests are not allowed to eat meat due to health reasons, and some might just prefer not to eat meat. Your caterer will surely prepare a meat-free dish if you request for it. Your vegetarian guests will appreciate the gesture. What equipment can I rent? A lot of catering companies will have devices on hand ready for rent such as warmers and coolers for food,...
How far in advance do i need to book my catered event in Adelaide.

How far in advance do i need to book my catered event in Adelaide.

Do you have a big event coming up? Do you know which caterer you’re going to get? When is your event going to happen? How are you preparing for this big day? Hiring an Adelaide catering business to organize the whole event might be the smartest thing to do. But when should you book one? Most of the experienced and established caterers are booked at least a year in advance. Although some caterers will still be available to handle your event even with a few weeks’ notice, it’s still a good idea to book them at least a year before the event. This is to also ensure that you are going to get the venue, date or any extra equipment that you want. Planning your event ahead of time saves you from worrying if your caterer will be able to prepare the food for your 100 guests just in time. Wedding catering is the most popular type of event. It is not uncommon to see venues booked 2 years ahead of time. Elaborate events like these also require clients to talk to their caterers in advance to plan out the menu, hire a florist and then seek out a good photographer to make sure this once in a lifetime event is captured. So where do you begin? You could ask your friends and family for their recommendation. The internet is also a good place to find and research about the caterer that you want to hire. Before hiring a catering company, you may want to ask for a reference so you will have an idea of what to expect....