3 Tips for Hiring a Catering Company

3 Tips for Hiring a Catering Company

Whether you’re throwing a birthday bash, organizing your wedding or a corporate event, hiring the right catering service is key to impress your guests.

In such a competitive business, there are a few things you should keep in mind before making a decision that could ruin the overall experience for anyone that attends your celebrations. Keep reading to see how you can make your parties memorable. 

3 Tips to hire the right catering service

1) Know your guests: This may sound controlling, but it’s important to know exactly who’s coming to your event, who they’re coming with, and what kind of diet they are on.

It would be embarrassing to serve them a dish with an ingredient that could cause them an allergic reaction or to offer them a steak if they’re vegan.

To avoid this, you can ask your guests about their eating preferences. Not only will they be happy with your choices, but they will also feel included.

2) Ask for samples: This one should be obvious; you can’t hire a catering service without trying their food before.

A professional catering service will provide you with samples of different menus to choose from. This way, you will know what to expect with the flavor.

3) Do your research: Before you even consider a catering company, you should go to their website and Social Media to take a look at their work.

If there’s not much to see online, you can always request to see photos of events they have thrown.

You could also ask for an opinion if you know anyone who has hired catering services in the past. However, keep in mind that their advice could be based on personal business with the company and not necessarily related to their service.


A final piece of advice

Catering experts have a lot of experience, listen to them and let them guide you. Ask them what kind of meals are well received, or what their specialties are, and you will surely have a successful event.

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