Throughout your life, you will encounter many milestones, accomplishments, and reasons to celebrate. This provides most people with a few different opportunities to plan and throw an event for loved ones, co-workers, family, and friends.
Whether you’re new to planning events or a seasoned pro, you know one of the most important parts of an event is the food you serve your guests. It may seem simple, but we are all human, and we all love food.
With that said, you may be on the fence on whether or not you need to hire a caterer for your upcoming event or if you want to venture out on your own to provide the food to serve your guests.
In our years of experience, hiring a caterer is always the way to go and will always improve your event. Here’s why.
A caterer will save you time
This may seem like a no brainer, but people tend to forget how valuable their time really is. Working with a caterer will streamline your food planning process and save you hours of hard work.
Think of all the time you would spend planning, shopping, and cooking a meal for your guests on your own. A caterer can have a meal planned and take all the work out of your hands with a simple phone call.
A caterer will save you money
This may surprise you, but it can actually be more cost effective to use a caterer. There are plenty of affordable caterers out there who want to provide you an incredible meal at a reasonable price. Shopping on your own to feed your guests will really add up, especially if you don’t know how much to buy.
Caterers have the equipment, resources, and set-up to feed large groups of people efficiently. This will be reflected in the price you pay.
The food will be high quality
Working with a caterer will guarantee you serve your guests an amazing meal. No matter how experienced you are in the kitchen, you can really never guarantee a home cooked meal to be as high quality as you may like.
The worry of people liking your food and stress of trying to prepare a quality meal for a large crowd will have you wishing the pressure was in someone else’s hands.
Everyone will be able to enjoy themselves
When you choose not to use a caterer, not only is it more work, stress, and pressure for yourself, but chances are you will have to rely on other guests for help as well. While your guests may be happy to help, it really is a more enjoyable experience for everyone when preparing, serving, and cleaning is taken care of.
Let your guests (and yourself) sit back and relax with Rudy’s Catering for events. If you’re on the fence about hiring a caterer, let us show you all the ways we could improve your event!