Finger or Plated Food: Which is Best for My Party?

You’re hosting a party in a few weeks and there’s the need to settle on a menu. One idea is to go with finger foods and allow everyone to help themselves. A different approach is to provide plates of food for each guest with the option of second helpings. Before deciding which strategy is best, take the time to consider these factors.

What is the Single Most Popular Finger Food for Parties?

There are all sorts of finger foods that fit right in with different events. From casual receptions after afternoon weddings to birthday parties and even get together to watch something on television, finger foods are sure to be part of the plan. One question that many people ask is what type of party finger food is really the most popular. While it would be hard to come up with an answer everyone would agree with, there is one staple that many party planners recommend: the chicken tender.

What is Catering Tasting?

Clients may not have heard of catering tasting before, but this particular approach is a valuable strategy that should not be left out of the equation. Here is what you need to know about the tasting and why it will have an impact on your upcoming event.

How Long Before The Wedding Should You Hire a Caterer?

Some weddings and receptions take place soon after the question is asked and answered. Others may require a year or more before the couple is ready to walk down the aisle and celebrate with friends and family. When it comes to making plans with a caterer, the general rule of thumb is to start talking with different caterers as soon as the decision to marry is settled.

How Many Staff Will Be Needed to Cater Your Wedding/Event?

Part of making plans for a wedding reception or any type of catered event requires determining the number of staff needed to carry off the occasion in style. There are a number of factors that go into settling on a number, including the size of the guest list and how the food and drink will be served. Here are some general tips that will make it easier to ensure there is enough staff on hand to keep things moving along smoothly.