Q: How much should I order for my event?
When we begin to plan your catering order, you will be presented with meal options and bundles that are divided per individual. This can make it easier for you to determine just how much food to order! Options include per plate, or even bigger buffet amounts that will feed multiple guests per tray of food.
Q: How much is catering per person?
Cost is dependent on the event and the number of guests. Be prepared to spend between $30 - $100 per head; on the higher end if it is for a wedding. Ask about quantity discounts.
Q: What is the difference between corporate and special events catering?
Weddings, anniversaries, and general parties fall into the category of special occasions, whereas corporate events include meetings, conventions and summits. Clients hosting special events are going to have more of an emotional link to what we produce for them.
Q: Why is wedding catering so expensive?
If you hire a caterer, you're not merely purchasing food, you’re getting service as well. Fees rolled into this include wait staff, set-up, vehicle costs, and more. Especially if you are having a huge wedding, labor expenses will be large due to volume of staff and schedule of meal service.
Q: What is included in wedding catering?
This depends on which kind of catering package you buy. A full service one means along with food preparation, we will manage everything. This includes table settings, bar service, wait staff, and clean up. Picture what would be required at a restaurant, which is exactly what will be needed at your wedding.
Q: Should I tip a caterer? How much?
Many contracts will have gratuity written in. If this is not true, yes, you should tip 15-20 percent of the total bill. If you prefer, you can even tip specifically to your chef(s) and server(s) the way you see fit.
Q: Why hire a caterer?
The brief answer is: since caterers know what they're doing. Caterers have expertise. They know how to please your visitors and can even indicate great places to host your event at. When looking at the price estimate, remember that a caterer will save you money in the long run by giving invaluable advice and putting everything together so that you don't have to. Conserve your own sanity and hire a caterer!
Q: How far in advance do I have to book wedding catering?
The sooner, the better. Many couples reserve as early as a year in advance! When you know who you want, don't hesitate to reserve them.
Q: Can you accommodate allergies?
Yes; any good caterer can. That is the beauty of catering - you meet us and together we create the perfect meal for the function or occasion!