Choosing a caterer for your wedding is a process that many couples seem to rush through. While some wedding packages and wedding reception venues make it easy for couples by providing the services themselves, others have to search far and wide to find the best of the best when it comes to catering companies in Miami. If you’re having trouble deciding on a catering service for your special event, you can help make your decision easier by asking the most important questions. Here are just a few of the most essential questions to ask when looking for catering companies in Miami.
Does the catering company have experience working with your specific event venue?
Not many people think to ask this question, but it can help you get an idea of which catering services are most familiar with your event venue’s layout and policies. If there’s a solid, established, and professional connection between the two services, you’re almost certain to receive better service with a lower risk of unexpected problems and issues.
Does the company provide full service catering?
In most cases, you’re paying for more than just the food when you invest in catering services. Full service catering also includes setting the table, offering bar service, and cleaning up afterward. Each catering company is bound to have slightly different policies and procedures when it comes to their full service catering options, so if this is the type of service you need, make sure the company can provide it.
Does the catering company use fresh (not frozen) food and/or offer different types of cuisine (locally sourced, ethnic, gluten free, etc.)?
While not an absolute necessity, you can easily determine the top tier caterers by knowing which companies use frozen food and discounting them immediately. If anyone attending your event has any special dietary needs, or if you’re after a certain ethnic cuisine, ask the caterer how they can accommodate for this. About 40% of couples are looking for unusual venues that better reflect their personality, and the same often applies when it comes to the wedding reception menu.
Ultimately, it’s up to you to make sure the food at your event is as memorable as possible, and asking the right questions is the key to making sure your guests leave your event full and happy. For more information about catering companies in Miami, contact Renaissance Miami.