A Checklist for Hiring a Caterer

What are some things you should think about when hiring a caterer? Needs and Headcount First, what are your needs? How many people do you expect to come to your event? Will they be eating just appetizers and “finger foods” or will a full meal be involved? Will the meal be buffet style where people… Read more »

The Secondary Skills that Caterers Need

When you think of the word caterer, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, the first word that pops into your head is “food.” Caterers make, prepare and serve food to people at parties and events. That’s definitely true. But there’s more to caterers than just food… what are some other things caterers… Read more »

What To Look For When Reviewing a Catering Proposal

Before you hire a catering company for your next event, you should ask consider asking a catering companies to submit a proposal to you. In these proposals, companies should lay out exactly what they will do if you bring them on board for your event. Here are a few things you should consider when looking… Read more »

The Most Important Operational Duties of Catering

There are many people who are under the assumption that caterers do little more than just prepare food prior to events. However, in reality, there are a bunch of different operational duties of catering that caterers must be prepared to take on. Check out 3 of the most important operational duties of catering below. Planning… Read more »

Catering Ideas for a Bridal Shower

A bridal shower is a chance for several women to come together during the day to celebrate one woman’s soon-to-be marriage. While planning a wedding can be stressful, one thing’s for sure: it doesn’t have to be so stressful if and when the bride has good helpers around her. One way to relieve the stress… Read more »

How to Decide Food Pairings For a Party

Are you struggling to pick out the food that you’re going to serve during an upcoming party? When you work with an experienced caterer, they should be able to help you come up with the right food pairings for your event. The last thing you want to do is just blindly pair foods and hope… Read more »

Tips for Selecting the Right Entrees for Your Event

Are you in the process of planning an event and thinking about which entrees you’re going to serve during it? This can be a tough task, especially if you’re expecting a large crowd. It can be almost impossible to make everyone happy when it comes to choosing entrees people will enjoy. That said, it’s not… Read more »

The Advantages of Off-Site Catering

When you’re hosting an event you want it to run smoothly. There are a lot of factors that go into making a successful event, and one of the main factors is… the food. People often judge an event based on how much they loved or loathed the food available. Many events are catered, whereas a… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Consider a Company Picnic on a Weekday

You know how there are certain times and dates of the year when places are “all booked up?” For instance, picnic shelters in parks are more apt to be utilized on the weekends in July compared to the weekends in January, especially in Pennsylvania! What about company picnics? Haven’t those traditionally been scheduled on weekends… Read more »

How Catering Prices Are Determined

When you hire a catering service, you’re hiring professionals who make and serve food. How are catering prices determined? Food and Drink Selections For starters, what are the foods involved? For instance, some people have very specific needs for their parties or events, such as gluten-free and/or “all organic” items. If a person requests something… Read more »