Throwing a party or meeting for lunch and learn, here are a few things you’ll want to consider when hiring a caterer
Arrangements -Before finalizing a hall for catering, Not only consider your food options, but also logistics and details like style options for table settings, bartending services, or how last-minute requests will be managed.
Services and facilities – Royal provide different levels of service and facilities. When booking the hall, make sure that the venue can cater to your specific event’s needs. Make a list of those special needs and compare them with the amenities provided by the venue.
Check the condition of the place :
When you are booking the hall, be sure that you are checking the condition of the place before finalizing the entire contract. Check the exit and the entrance of the hall, parking area, lighting and the area of dining. They are very important to judge on
Determine the number of staff needed-Depending upon how many attendees you’ll be serving, you’ll want to discuss with your caterer the number of staff needed for your event. For buffet-style events, you might not need as many servers, but sit down luncheons may require additional servers.
Quantity and quality -Know the menu, you will need to determine how much food is needed to serve all attendees. Once you have a final headcount, notify your caterer of the guest count so they know how much food to provide
What is the capacity?- Another significant factor that you must check is the number of guests the marriage hall can accommodate; a congested space will lead to dissatisfaction of your guests
Always Double Check the Menu –Always have a complete tasting session, and double-check the menu well in advance with your catering service. No one wants a situation where the catering doesn’t live up to the grandeur of the event! Also, remember to have the catering arrangement planned and spread out well over the entire venue.