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Catering Questions To Ask Before Booking A Venue

Catering Questions To Ask Before Booking A Venue

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When choosing a venue for your event, whether it’s a wedding or an office gala, catering may not be at the forefront of your mind. However, if you want your reception catering to be the talk of the party, you need to work out a few key details in advance.

Although professional caterers can work around almost any conditions or circumstances, you can make it easier on everyone if you make sure that your venue of choice provides a few critical features. Scroll on for 3 questions to ask a venue before you sign on the dotted line!

Catering Questions To Ask Before Booking A Venue

Will Your Caterer Have a Location to Set Up and Stage?

This isn’t a deal-breaker, but most catering companies need a suitable space for set up, and a stage is the most effective. The size of the space will vary depending on your menu and the number of guests.

However, if they need to provide both hot and cold food, and a staging area is available, the caterers will likely have to transport their own warming ovens or even bring a refrigerated truck.

Does the Venue Have Water Usable for Catering Purposes?

Your reception caterer will need water for a variety of purposes, but especially for hand washing. If hot and cold running water is not available at a venue you’re considering, your caterer will have to bring in temperature-controlled storage vessels to ensure safety and meet health code requirements.

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Does the Reception Venue Allow for Disposal of Catering Materials?

Not every venue allows you to use their dumpsters or garbage cans after cleanup. If your caterer has to pack out the trash, this could impact the logistics of their service, and potentially the price of your food.

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When It’s Time For A Caterer, It’s Time To Call Cain’s Catering

Whether the plan is a neighbourhood get-together, a  family reunion or a birthday party, consider calling Cain’s Catering.

The choices start right with just supplying all your ready-to-cook meats and prepared sides to not having to lift a finger, with everything being fully catered for you.

You can even choose from many different ethnic foods (Jamaican, Portuguese, Greek, European) to standard fare, like great burgers and hot dogs.

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