Because what you serve is so important to your reception’s success, making the right choice when it comes to wedding catering services is one of your most important wedding planning decisions.
Full-service hotels, restaurants and most banquet facilities provide the food and beverages for all events they host. But many reception sites lack the staff, equipment and facilities to provide these kinds of catering services. In situations like this, you can simply contract with an off-premise caterer to serve your guests.
Before you meet with potential catering services—whether in-house or off-premises—pull together essential details like the reception time and date, its location, guest total, service style, menu options, and the size of your food and beverage budget.
Don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions. The more you understand, the more likely it is that you will have a memorable celebration. Here are some issues to discuss with prospective wedding catering services before signing a contract: