Planning a family reunion can be a fun and challenging task, and unfortunately, many people allow stress to take over, making what should be a wonderful experience feel a bit exhausting.
Fortunately, there are a few easy tips you can follow that will ensure the planning of your family reunion is stress free and that the event goes off without a hitch.
When you start planning for the event early, find the perfect location and hire a professional caterer to handle all of the food and beverages, it will ensure you’ll have an amazing time you won’t soon forget.
Leave the stress to the professionals and spend your time catching up with your extended family, eating, drinking or dancing the night away. After all, that is what family reunions are all about.
Start planning early
One of the most important things you can do when planning a family reunion is starting early.
This will allow your family members ample time to make sure they are able to attend and will allow you room to make adjustments to the venue, catering and more should any issues arise.
It will also give you time to find family or friends that are willing to assist with the planning of the event to take some of the burden off of yourself.
As an added tip, you can create a Facebook page for the event where you can house all of the latest news and updates. The addition of a Google Doc to the page can make it easy to delegate certain roles to family members as well.
Find an ideal location
Maybe the most difficult part of planning a family reunion, it is essential that you find a location that is not only beautiful but one that will fit your budget, be big enough to house all of your family and more.
When you plan ahead, and get a general head count, it will allow you to pick a space that can hold all of the tables, chairs, games, food and more that will be required for your reunion.
While it will be impossible to satisfy everyone, try to pick a spot that isn’t too long of a drive for anyone. You should also give yourself enough time to review several spots, comparing the prices, features and amenities of each one.
Hire a professional caterer
Finally, it is important that you hire a professional caterer that will be able to handle the needs of your entire family.
It is suggested to keep the menu simple as possible to offering something for everyone, but if you feel comfortable, you can reach out to your family members or have them fill out a questionnaire with what type of food they would to have at the event
It is also important to remember that you will have family members of nearly every age at the event, so you should have food that will satisfy children and adults.
No matter where you decide to throw your family reunion or the number of people that will be attending, it’s important to hire a friendly and experienced catering company to have your event go off without a hitch. In Bensalem, PA that is R & R Caterers.
Even if you have the help of your friends and family, you should all be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy the company of your extended family without having to worry about the food.
We are proud to offer a wide variety of catering services from our expansive menu and ask that you give our team a call today at 215-638-7376 to learn more about how we can assist with your upcoming family reunion in Bensalem, PA; Levittown, PA; Langhorne, PA; Philadelphia, PA; or the surrounding areas!