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More Questions to Ask a Wedding Caterer Before Hiring

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If you’re in the process of hiring a wedding caterer for your upcoming wedding and reception know that Catering by Design is here to help you make the best decision possible for your needs. There are certain things that you should know before signing a contract with any wedding vendor, especially a catering company. In our last post and below, you’ll find a list of questions that you should definitely ask all catering companies you’re interested in working with. Are you in need of an affordable wedding caterer in Raleigh NC or the surrounding area? Catering by Design is the number one choice for great tasting food, a great experience, and affordable pricing. Call us now to learn more!
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Ask These Questions Before Hiring a Wedding Catering Company


Are your foods fresh, frozen, or locally grown?
Can you create a menu based around a theme?
How many servers will be provided for my reception?
What will your servers wear?
Can you provide the beverages and alcohol?
Do you have a liquor license?
How does your company charge for alcohol?
What brands of alcohol do you serve?
How many bartenders and bar stations can you provide?
Can you provide tables, chairs, napkins, plates, glasses, and silverware?
How much is the gratuity percentage?
What is the required amount for deposit?
What type of payment does your company take – cash, check, credit card?
Do you offer payment plans?
What is your cancellation policy?
Has your team worked my venue in the past?
How long in advance will you need the final food choices and head count?

We hope these questions will help you make the best choice when choosing your preferred wedding caterer. Don’t forget to go back and check out our last post for more helpful information. To make your decision easier, keep reading to see how Catering by Design can help you!

Affordable Wedding Caterer in Raleigh NC

Catering by Design is Raleigh’s top choice when it comes to catering weddings in the Triangle. We offer affordable menus and packages that can be customized to meet any type of dietary needs. Please click here to check out our Raleigh wedding packages. Brides, call us today and ask about our free tastings.

We’re an award winning wedding caterer, and have been serving the families of North Carolina for decades. Be sure to ask us about our delivery options if you do not need full catering service. When only the best will do, call Catering by Design to find out why we’re at the top of the list for couples needing an affordable wedding caterer in Raleigh NC.