7 Essential Tips for Hiring the Best Caterer for Your Event

From corporate parties to intimate dinners, catering services are available for all manner of special event, no matter how many guests. Some caterers specialize in certain types of events, while others are offer a full complement of services to make any party or event memorable. Corporate catering, wedding catering, and restaurant catering are just a few types of services offered by caterers.

Corporate

From morning meetings to holiday parties, corporate catering is one of the most common services provided by catering companies. The best caterers will have a wide range of offerings for any type of corporate event. From breakfast, simple lunches, and coffee and cookies to full-service catering for a major party, corporate catering embodies the essence of the business.

For breakfast, caterers often provide a variety of pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, and savoury breakfast sandwiches. Lunches may feature a selection of sandwiches along with soup, salad, and beverages, but hot meals are usually an option as well. Ideally, your Calgary Caterer should have enough choices that you can find the perfect meal for your group. In addition, everything you need should be provided including condiments, napkins, dishes, cutlery, and napkins.

Moreover, for companies holding promotional events, launch parties, banquets, or awards ceremonies, a catering company needs to be able to create a delicious menu regardless of the event. Moreover, your caterer should also be able to help you with some of the logistics of the event including when and how the guest will be served. Furthermore, caterers often provide clean up services along with their food delivery.

Weddings

Weddings are an incredibly important component of the business for caterers. In fact, wedding receptions are a fun and exciting event for caterers to serve. The best wedding reception catering companies work with the bride and groom to ensure an amazing meal for wedding guests. As the client, your only responsibility will be to communicate exactly what you want on your special day from the type of food to your budget.

Parties

Professional catering for your party is a great way to take the stress of preparing food for multiple guests. Not only is catering convenient, but you can probably plan an exceptional menu in a budget that is only marginally more expensive than cooking yourself. Plus, if you hire a caterer, you don’t have to worry about the shopping, cooking, preparing, and serving and instead you can focus your attention on enjoying your party.

Catering Alternatives

In addition to hiring professional caterers, you may also want to consider restaurant catering. Many restaurants will prepare their most popular dishes for special events, but remember they may not be able to offer the level of service as a professional caterer. Moreover, restaurant catering tends to be more expensive, so unless you are really set on serving your favourite restaurant’s food, make sure to consider all the catering options available to you first.

Published by gathercaterings

Gather Catering is the passionate pursuit of husband and wife duo Camilla Sherret and Newell Orfei.Bringing experience and a personal love of food to all events - we create menus from scratch with locally-sourced ingredients. Our boutique catering company has a strong, inventive, proven team of chefs, cooks and professional servers.Everything is designed to reflect your taste, vision and budget with just a splash of that little something extra.

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