How to Get Catering Services for Corporate Events
Corporate events are special business gatherings. You’ll meet face to face with important people in your industry. It’s a time to put your best foot forward with prospective clients, other businesses and your employees. Given this, nothing makes a good impression like good food from professional caterers.
Why should I hire a caterer?
Hiring a professional caterer takes the stress out of preparing food for a party. Whilst cooking may seem easy for a small number of people, it’s harder when you have to create consistently delicious dishes in large volumes.
Preparing meals in-house requires a lot of planning and preparation. You have to create a menu, prepare the costing and ensure that the inventory is complete before the big day. On the event proper, you’ll have to supervise everything to ensure that the quality of food remains consistent throughout the service.
Hiring caterers leave you free to plan other important aspects of the gathering. It also leaves you free to mingle with guests instead of spending time in a hot kitchen. You’re sure that your meals are clean and delicious every time.
What services should I get?
The first thing you should decide on is the menu. Some caterers will construct a menu for your approval. However, if you want specific items on the menu, most professionals will accommodate it onto their list. Make sure that you specify whether your guests have any dietary restrictions. This way, the chefs can prepare food for them separately.
After deciding on a menu, a tasting session will usually happen. The caterers will prepare the entire menu in small batches. This gives you a chance to taste the food’s quality. It also gives you time to assess the plating. This allows you to give some feedback on things you do or don’t like, so the experts can adjust accordingly.
The meals can either be prepared on-site at the party. Having freshly-cooked food is a definite advantage. However, if you don’t have a working kitchen at the location, most caterers can easily cook the items at their location and heat them up at the venue.
Call Gusto de Gianni for catering corporate events.