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Catering Services - How To Choose The Right Catering Services For Your Event

Jun 2, 2008
In every event, food catering service is something that all event planners will have in mind. Food is the heart and soul of every good event and party. Without nice food, the event will seem like a failure. So, to give your guests a good event, you need to get the best dishes from your food caterer for your event. However, it is not easy to find the right catering services. You need to do your homework by going onto the Internet and research for some of the best caterers out there in your city. Before you hire any catering company, check out their track records and dish menu. Always get a test sample before you make your final decision.

When you are planning to hire a caterer, you should know what kind of event you are planning to organize. Brainstorm some of the important details of your event and write them down on a piece of paper. You should also include details such as list of guests, theme, location, preferable food and your budget. So if you are organizing a particular theme for your event, you need to find out whether your caterer is capable enough to handle the type of theme and the number of people that you are intending to invite to your event.

A good caterer must be able to provide you with different choices and food preference. Some of your guests may prefer sugar free food or vegetarian food. So make sure that your caterer is able to fulfil these criteria.

Let us move on to the budget of the event. Do not hire a caterer at the very last minute. Plan things ahead and hire one at least 2 to 3 days before the actual event. This is because some caterers might purposely increase the price of their catering services when they know that you need their services urgently. Also find out whether is there any hidden changes behind their quotation. Some companies do not include taxes in their displayed price. So it is very important for you to find out the actual details of the pricing, including any applicable taxes.

Once you have appointed a catering company, make sure that you brief the caterer on every detail of your event. This will prevent any last minute misunderstanding that will cause the event to go haywire. Before the actual event, you need to confirm the number of people who will be coming for your event. Take note that not all people who have registered for your event will turn up on the actual day. It is wise to take 80% of the total attendance as the number of confirmed guests so that you will not over-order the food needed.

With these points in mind, you are now ready to go to the Internet and look for the right catering company for your event. Go to the search engine and type in "catering services", and you should be able to find a few suitable ones.
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