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There are a number of events and celebrations that require the help of a
caterer. They include weddings, victory parties, birthday parties,
campaign fundraisers, corporate events and other get-togethers. Each
occasion or event requires different preparations, different types of
food and different types of decorations. A good caterer can help you with
all the preparation, plus guarantee you a delicious menu that your guests
will not soon forget.
Planning and hosting any major event is not a simple task because there
are number of things that need to be considered to make the event run
smoothly. One of the first things to consider is the type of food service
that will be provided. For example, do you want a sit down meal or is a
buffet more appropriate. If you opt for a sit down meal, there are
appetizers, salads, entrées, and desserts to think about. A buffet can
offer a variety of choices arranged on long tables, or you can choose to
go with stations where some of the food is prepared as a guest waits
(spaghetti dishes are a good example). Each has its advantages and
disadvantages and the host should be able to determine which one is the
most appropriate to use.
Any caterer that you hire will need a lot of space to work in, so make
sure that the food preparation area is large enough to accommodate the
caterer and the staff. Also, make sure that the banquet area is large
enough to accommodate the number of guests who will be attending the
event. There is nothing worse than a crowded room, with tables that are
too close and too many guests at each table.
Always sample a caterer's menu and make sure that you get quotes based on
the number of people who are attending your event. This should include
items like alcohol. Determine ahead of time if the bar will be "open"
(free drinks) and whether or not there will be wine bottles on each
table. Keeping all these details straight with the caterer will afford
him or her the opportunity to realize your expectations, as well as
prevent any conflicts in the final bill.
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