Working with your corporate caterer hand in hand and expressing everything you expect and want before your event is the only way to be on the same page as your caterer. Therefore, finding the right questions will directly help you out when choosing a good corporate caterer to be your partner.
Currently, some offer a range of services in addition to catering. Some have event producers who provide the décor and props for the complete event designs. Here are some of the questions you need to ask a corporate caterer.
Start with the Basics
Start with some basic questions for them. Some of the fundamental questions are:
- a) Are you available during that date? If not, can we schedule another?
- b) How many of such corporate events have you done in the past?
- c) How long have you been in business?
- d) Since we’re using this certain venue, I’m pretty sure we will need some permits. How will you obtain them?
- e) Do you assist your clients in other wedding aspects such as selecting the perfect décor, vendors and some event designs?
After you finish asking the basic questions, you can go on to ask some food and preparation questions. Essentially, that’s the reason why you’d need a reputable company. Here are some of the questions you should ask.
The catering event questions are essential. You have to plan out how your event will go before the expected date, right? Here are some of the questions you may ask:
- a) With the number of guests I have, do you think you can work within my budget with the food choices I’d like?
- b) Are there any special packages you offer for first-time clients?
- c) Would you provide décor appropriate with the theme menus?
- d) Do you provide food that meets certain dietary restrictions? What are my options?
- e) How much do you charge for the children? Is there any specific diet offered for them?
Choosing the most appropriate caterer is one of the most important decisions to make when planning a corporate event. Your caterer will be happy to work with you and provide detailed answers to your questions, ensuring you have every detail squared away before the event.