Party Catering -Tips by Elite Caterers Hyderabad
Gone are the days, when people would hire a bawarchi and self-cook. But now the trend is changed, for every small or big party catering service is considered in Hyderabad.
When it comes to the success of any event, food is one deciding factor. Do not agree? Try to recollect the last wedding you were invited to, and now remember the décor & entertainment of the party. Are you able to remember this clearly or the food experience you’ve had at that party? Anyone who attends a party whether or not remembers the décor & entertainment, surely remembers how remarkable or not their meal was. Make sense? Take our word, with years of experience in this field, Elite Caterers knows the food can make and break the event.
Therefore, when considering party catering, it is important that one chooses the best catering service. After all the event is not just about you, but about your guests’ experience at the event.
That said, you be a picky eater, needn’t be necessary, but when it comes to party catering, you should be picky when looking for a catering service company. Choosing the best catering services can be tricky. Therefore, we share here some tips to help you find the best catering services for your event.
Ask these questions to yourself:
Decide the type of catering service you require
- How formal is the event?
- What is the size of the event?
- What kind of food you’ll be serving the guests?
2. Choosing an Appropriate Venue
- The type of venue you’ve chosen to host the event.
- What are the seating arrangements in the dining hall?
- Does the venue’s kitchen & dining hall meet the Caterer’s requirement?
3. Selecting the best caterer
Factors involved in deciding
- Type of Catering
On-premise or Off-premise
- Specialization of the Catering Company
Corporate Events or Wedding catering or Personal events like small parties, intimate gatherings
or Specialized in all types
- Service style the caterer is an expert in
Plated dinner service or Buffet or Family Style or Live Stations or Light casual fare for finger foods
- Is the catering company professional? or a regular budget one
- Is the company proficient in handling your type of catering service? or no
Whether the company is specialized in:
a) Smaller intimate-type social events.
b) Serving large corporate events
c) Large wedding catering
4. Questions to ask the Caterer:
- Is the Caterer having additional events on the day of your event? or will dedicate their entire focus to your event.
- What size events does the catering company usually execute?
- What is the crowd size the caterer can accommodate?
- Can the Caterer provide a reference for catering similar events? or is it their first time handling a similar event.
- Is the catering company Familiar with the Venue – Have they worked at the venue previously, if they’re not familiar ensure they’re able to work location.
- Does the catering company provide equipment, serve-ware, linens, etc? Or their expertise is just the food.
- Is the catering company able to provide and set dinnerware?
- How long does it take for the company to set up and break down?
- What time will the caterer need access to the venue?
- Are delivery logistics considered in The Caterer’s scope?
- What all services are included in the quote? or are there any services that are not included in the quote?
- Are there any overtime fees to be aware of or any hidden charges?
- In case of a full-service event, will the caterer provide a buffet set-up including chafing dishes?
- Can the caterer provide photos of past events?
- Will the catering company provide references from past clients?
- Can the catering company supply or refer someone to arrange extra items like Dining Hall Décor, Fancy Linen, serveware, on-site chefs, etc to enhance the dining experience of the guests.
This is all, following these simple yet effective tips will get you the best catering service at your next event.
Elite Caterers is known for delivering the best catering services in Hyderabad for years. With us as your official caterer, you can be sure about the whole event is covered from welcome drinks to goodbyes from the caring and experienced staff of Elite Caterers.
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