Catering is About More Than Just The Food

Experience the Best Bay Area Event Catering

Some people may think that catering is only for a few special events like a wedding celebration, for example. But there are many other kinds of events that can be elevated and made more successful by utilizing the skills of expert catering and event planning companies. Such events can include corporate meetings and celebrations, birthday parties, family reunions, retirement parties, and holiday gatherings.

Is Food a Key Part of a Successful Event?

Yes, great food, combined with other well-planned elements of an event, can help make a statement. But the food must be high-quality food, as fresh as possible, prepared with skill and passion, and served with love. The menu must respond to the hosts’ ideas and choices, and meet the guests’ cuisine interests and preferences, including special dietary needs. Yet there is so much more.

Successful Catering is About More Than Just the Food

An expert caterer and corporate event planner can help plan and organize a great event, going beyond the artful planning and preparation of the food and beverages:

  • Food presentation. The taste of excellent freshly prepared food is enhanced by a great presentation. That involves the selection of dinnerware and cutlery, clean and crisp table linens, and creative tabletop decorating ideas.
  • Food service. You’ll benefit from the advice and skills of your caterer to plan the type of guest service and the timing of the meal to fit in with the overall event plan. Effective guest seating should be a part of your plan too.
  • Event ambiance. Your professional corporate event planner can help you achieve an appealing event ambiance. That can include the perfect lighting to enhance the mood of the guests and highlight the food. Music and flowers can also add significantly to each event’s ambiance.
  • Your event may need audio/video production. That can be made available.
  • Perhaps the biggest benefit is the contribution of a full range of event catering ideas that will work in concert with the event host to achieve a great event.

Choose A Great San Francisco Bay Area Caterer

For exceptional catering services, contact Handheld Catering and Events in San Jose and Santa Clara, a full-service corporate and event catering company. We create unparalleled experiences through customized food, beverage, and event services, using sustainable practices and a driven team to exceed all expectations.