Wedding Catering - Consider few things before making a decision
Have you finalized the date of your big day, and realized you hardly have time left for the preparations? Are you frantically looking for a good caterer to ensure that you have your perfect dream wedding? If yes, then you are not alone. A wedding is an event of a lifetime and preparing for this big event can leave you drained. One of the greatest challenges for any couple is to decide upon a caterer. The food is an integral part of every wedding and hence, requires perfect wedding catering to make it a success.
It has been estimated that on an average a couple spends nearly 45-50% of the wedding budget on food. Therefore, it is essential to do a lot of research before zeroing in on the caterer. Ask for references from friends, families or look up for reviews of caterers in your area. A caterer can provide a useful amount of advice when it comes to the various styles of the reception such as buffets, sit-down dinners and cocktail receptions. They can also provide innovative money saving ideas when it comes to deciding upon the types of food to be served. It is essential that prior to finalizing the paper work the couple has a tasting session of the caterers food, in order, to ascertain if the food is appetizing and has an attractive presentation.
An important thing to do before settling for a caterer is to go through all the charges including the tax, which would be included in the bill. In many cases it is common for catering services to have various hidden charges that do not reflect in the final bill. Moreover, the couple should go through all the terms and conditions before signing on the dotted line. Ask questions, for instance, will the cost of dinnerware or cutlery included in the final bill.
Every couple should remember, not to be carried away by the sweet talk of the caterer who promises unrealistic things. A good caterer will not only give a clearer picture but also ensure that the client gets best service and value for their money. This means all the guests at the wedding are well looked-after and are courteously served. Many wedding catering services also take care of the décor in their services, thus, reducing your troubles and giving you ample time to think on other important things.
A wedding is an event of a lifetime and a little effort finding the right planner and caterer is the perfect answer for ensuring its success.
It has been estimated that on an average a couple spends nearly 45-50% of the wedding budget on food. Therefore, it is essential to do a lot of research before zeroing in on the caterer.
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