When you have your event catered you want it to go smoothly, like a good Scotch. That is part of the point, isn’t it? You want your guests to enjoy themselves, to enjoy good food, and free yourself up to attend to all the other matters that need your attention for everything to be smooth sailing.
Here are two big keys to getting to that state:
- plan ahead and,
- know your budget.
We’ve put together a little catering primer to provide 9 tips and suggestions on how to ensure your event is everything you want it to be:
Nine Tips for Creating a Great Catered Event
Regardless of the type of function or the style, there are a few not-so-obvious points to consider when planning your event. They can help you achieve a successful catered occasion that meets, even exceeds, your expectations. Let these tips guide you:
- Manage Expectations
- Know Your Guests
- Know Your Guest Preferences
- Provide Menu Choices
- Incorporate Seasonal and Fresh Items
- Select a Menu that Fits the Event Schedule
- Anticipate Special Needs
- Allow for a Comfortable Room Setup
- Create Ethnic or Regional Menus
To learn more, download our Catering Tips and Hints (.pdf file).
At Italian by Night we offer a variety of catering options. They can range from standard “off the menu” caterings for various gatherings, such as boardrooms or open houses (to name two), or we can tailor to your individual requirements for weddings, anniversaries, graduations, or intimate social gatherings with friends and family. We can help you with almost any event.
Just give is a call at 652-3354 or send us an email using the form at the end of this page.
We’re easily adaptable at Italian by Night and can help you design your memorable occasion.