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Holiday Party Hosting Tips

Throw The Best Holiday Party in 5 Steps You need corporate catering to assist with a holiday party for your office or organization. But you’re worried about how to host the event in a way that will satisfy everyone’s needs, keep the event on budget, avoid fights or fussiness over food choices, and, ideally, let you get through everything with relatively little stress.   Here are 5 tips to make your event catering situation simple, low stress and cost-effective.   1. Assemble a guest list of people who should get along well.  If you’re throwing a business event, your guest list might be constrained, but you can still take positive action. Seat people with like-minded interests together, or organize the event to prevent people from getting bored. 2. Outsource and delegate. Share responsibilities with your coworkers. For instance, maybe one colleague could be in charge of songs and speeches; another person could handle RSVPs; and so forth. You might also consider working with a party catering company, like Handheld Catering (we operate in San Jose, Silicon Valley and Palo Alto). If you’re going to work with outside vendors, find people who’ve worked on similar types of parties before and who have familiarity with the region and with local subcontractors. 3. Plan...

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