The summer is already a thing of the past, and people are looking ahead to Autumn (and, of course, what comes after that). But the Autumn months are some of the most beautiful, and although it’s a busy time for a lot of people with school and work obligations, there are still a lot of social engagements and events on the calendar. Many of these events will be professionally catered, and many of them will be self-catered. You might have your own reasons for going one way or the other – but if you’re on the fence, here are three Autumn events that are perfect for catering.
1. Autumn weddings
Without a doubt, Autumn is one of the most romantic times of the year. The trees are changing color, the sky is blue, and the air is crisp. It’s a great time to get married, and a lot of people choose this romantic season as the perfect time for their nuptials. Whether or not you’re having the reception outside (we all know the weather can be unpredictable in Autumn), hiring the right caterer is an integral part of the experience. Fortunately, there are qualified caterers out there who are well-versed in delivering excellent results at Autumn weddings.
2. Corporate events
Autumn is a busy time for business, and a lot of companies schedule their “end of the year” party sometime during October or November. This is definitely not a situation where you want to cut corners or skimp on quality. An exception catering service for your corporate event this Autumn will make a good impression on your colleagues and guests. Look for caterers who understanding the specific demands and nature of corporate events, and you’ll be in good hands!
3. Holiday parties
Since Halloween falls in October, and Thanksgiving falls in November, these are actually some of the busiest weeks for holiday parties. December is exceptionally busy. So many people and organizations hold events and parties in the Autumn months. Depending on what kind of weather you’re looking at, it’s often better to move these events inside in order to make sure everything stays dry and warm. The question of whether to have your event indoors or outdoors is another thing an experienced caterer can help you decide, based on years of experience.
What should I look for in a caterer?
Catering companies are busy in the Autumn months, and it’s possible that your first or even your second choice won’t be available for your dates. This is, of course, an argument for planning your event sooner rather than later. But it also highlights the need to be thorough in how you vet catering companies and choose one for your event. There are a lot of professional caterers out there, and many of them are exceptional. But there are also those you’d rather avoid. Knowing what to look for in a caterer is as simple as focusing on training, experience, value, and reviews from past clients. There’s no way to know for absolute certain that a given event will go perfectly – but your chances go way up when you have reputable caterer in your corner.