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How Does Your Caterer Rank Against Others in Your Area?

Let’s say you’re looking into professional catering services for an upcoming event that’s important to you. It could be a wedding, graduation, bar mitzvah, birthday party, corporate function, company party, or a family reunion. Since you really do care about how this event turns out, you have every reason to be meticulous about your caterer selection process. So where exactly do you start? Customer reviews are probably the first place to look. These are people like you who had all of the same concerns and…

3 Reasons Why Catering Companies Get Bad Reviews

There’s no doubt that reviews are a huge part of life these days, and catering is a good example. Finding a professional to handle your next catered event is something you do mindfully, in hopes that your event will be as successful as you imagine it. But it doesn’t always work out that way – perhaps because you didn’t read enough reviews! Knowing what leads to negative reviews is a great way to get a handle on some of the common catering pitfalls, and steer…

Why Catered Brunch is Getting More Popular

There are generally three meals in a day, and everybody has their favorite. However, there’s a fourth meal that has a reputation for being special, delicious, indulgent, and even spectacular. Brunch is often reserved for weekends or special occasions, and it usually involves a greater variety of options than ordinary breakfast or lunch. But you probably already knew that – and if you’re like a lot of other people, you probably wish you had more brunch opportunities. But life is busy, and it’s not always…

3 Signs of an Unprofessional Caterer

In case you haven’t noticed, a lot of people are more interested in collecting experiences instead of things these days. Catered events have always been popular, but now they’re more popular than ever. If you find yourself getting ready to organize a catered event, whether it’s a big corporate party or a small private get-together, you’ll probably find a lot of different choices in your area. How do you make sense of them? How do you choose the right one? Sometimes, it helps to know…

Corporate Events: What to Look for in a Caterer

If you’re a hiring manager or HR specialist at a successful business, what do you look for in a new team member? The answer probably depends on the nature of your business – but there are also universal qualities that business people generally look for and appreciate. Professionalism, punctuality, and strong work ethic are three examples. When you seek the services of a caterer to make your business event come alive, it’s certainly not the same thing as hiring someone to work for your company…

5 Great Options for Your Holiday Party

With Christmas and the New Year right around the corner, last-minute event planning has reached a fever pitch. If you’re one of the many people who find themselves in charge of planning a holiday event – whether it’s an event for friends, family or colleagues – you might be wondering just what direction to go. What menu options should you consider? What about venue and entertainment? All of these questions need to be answered if your holiday event is going to reach its full potential.…

What is the Average Cost of a Catered Event?

When you organize a catered event for the first time – whether it’s an extended family get-together of 50 people or a full-fledged wedding reception of several hundred – you’re faced with a lot of questions. What’s the best way to go about choosing a menu? How can you make sure there’s something for everyone, and that none of the guests feel “left out” or overlooked? What’s the best venue for the event? If the event is being held outdoors, what kind of weather contingency…

How to Choose a Venue for Your Winter Event

Winter is traditionally seen as a time when everything slows down, and people are less active. This may be true in a generally sense, but let’s be honest – the winter months can actually be some of the most busy and hectic of the entire year. When it comes to events, parties and professional catering, winter is indeed a busy and active season. One of the common questions people have when planning an event for the autumn or winter is how they should go about…

What Should I Look for in a Pig Roast Specialist?

Have you ever attended a professionally-catered pig roast? Maybe you’ve even organized such an event at some point in the past. It’s a hugely popular catering option, and this will continue to be true for a long time. Part of the appeal of a good pig roast is the festive atmosphere it creates. People love gathering around a whole roast pig and anticipating the succulent flavors they’ll experience. It’s a popular way to celebrate special occasions, such as weddings, birthdays, or corporate functions. But let’s…

3 Autumn Events Perfect for Catering

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…