If you are hosting an event, whether a large family gathering or a small business lunch, you are wise to consider working with a catering company. After all, there is nothing quite worse than trying to enjoy yourself while rushing back and forth to the kitchen. You owe it to yourself – and your sanity – to work with a catering company that you can trust for your next event.
Don’t believe us? Here are just a few reasons why you deserve to hire a caterer.
Prepping for an event, whether small or large, is hard work. Between pulling together a guest list and supplies, you simply don’t have the time to be on kitchen duty as well. Preparing a meal plan, going grocery shopping, and cooking for your guests takes valuable time that you could be spending on other details of your gathering. Working with a caterer means you get to choose the menu and then put that part of your to-do list away; your caterer takes care of preparing a delicious meal for your guests.
Grocery shopping and meal prepping for a crowd costs more money than you might expect. Instead of busting your event budget on a giant grocery bill, spend your money more wisely by investing in a caterer. Your caterer can give you amazing food for surprisingly low per-person costs; once you see the savings, you won’t attempt to do it on your own again.
Enjoy your guests
When throwing a party, you want to enjoy conversation with your guests. If you choose to prepare the food on your own, you are often quarantined to the kitchen, only able to say “hello” to the guests that pass by. With a caterer, you don’t have to worry about food set up or service; instead, have that glass of wine and enjoy catching up with your guests over a plate of delicious food.
Say no to clean up
Your clean up duties as party host are cut in half when you work with a caterer. You don’t have to worry about doing dishes for two days straight or deep cleaning your kitchen after all your cooking. Instead, save your leftovers (if there are any left!) and toss the containers. That’s it!
Relish the compliments
What’s better than getting compliments on your party? When you work with a caterer, you will be able to enjoy your guests and happily relish in the compliments about your event’s food and laid back atmosphere.
Ready to book a caterer for your next event? Give us a call to plan your menu and we will take care of the rest!