Location, Location, Location… 5 Reasons this is an Important Factor when Hiring Catering Companies
Catering is the most important aspect of any event or special occasion, albeit the hardest. This is because it’s a multi-faceted task that becomes more complex as you have to meet your guests’ dietary restrictions and tastes. Also, you have to strike a balance between too much food (i.e. food going to waste) and guests going hungry. These are some of the key reasons why most people hire experienced San Jose catering companies for events.
In this post, we explain a few reasons why, in your search, you should look for and choose a catering company local to your event location.
A local caterer is more likely to keep time
Our Event Caterers Take Out All the Guesswork
When planning any type of event, one of your top priorities should always be the catering. The quality of the food, and the catering service your guests receive, plays a major role in the event’s success. In this post, we discuss the dos and don’ts of an executive assistant who’s in charge of planning a perfect event.
1. Get your numbers right
Have a precise number of the guests you will need to cater for. There is nothing worse than having some guests go hungry or going overboard and having to get rid of excess food.
2. Know your budget
The success of your event depends on your ability to plan it properly. Standard event requirements include securing a venue, sound equipment, catering, décor, and so on. You will need to establish what requirements will be unique to your event and prioritize accordingly.
Full-Service Event Caterer’s Tips for a Perfect Corporate Holiday Party
According to a recent news article, only a third of employees enjoy their end of the year holiday party. You can change this narrative by creating an experience that motivates your employees and improves company morale. Planning corporate events aren’t always an easy feat, so our San Jose event planning company offers 6 big tips for a party that they’ll remember for a long time.
1. Decide on a theme
You do not have to go overboard with your party’s theme. You can decide to have twinkling lights with keep things simple and set the mood. Small décor hints go a long way in helping your employees and guests to loosen up and get into the Holiday spirit.
2. Pick the most appropriate time to hold your party
Corporate Event Catering Tips
Corporations organize events for different reasons: To launch a product or an idea, foster relationships with new and existing customers, show appreciation for employees, or even to hold fundraising. There is a lot that goes into planning a successful corporate event. In this post, we discuss the top seven tips for organizing your next corporate event.
1. Understand the basics
Before delving into the details of the event, know what the event is about and what you aim to achieve when all is said and done. Is it a team building event, fundraiser, networking event, company retreat, or Holiday party? This will help you organize an event with a theme that suits your intended objective.
2. Come up with a list of what will be used
Once you have an idea on what your event is all about, you can decide on decorations, entertainment, food and drinks, transportation, accommodation, and so on. Using a full-service catering company, like Handheld Catering, will help you kill multiple birds with one stone, so to speak. We handle everything from the decor to the food.
Whether it’s Corporate Catering or a Potluck, Make Your People Feel Appreciated During the Winter Holidays
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Corporate Catering in the Bay Area Hosting a successful work event in the Bay Area can be a tall task. You need to bring enough food, serve it, keep the food heated for the event’s duration, deal with special diets, and accommodate any number of other special requests. As the number of people attending your event grows, […]