Choosing the right wedding caterer can seem like a daunting task. Depending on where you live there can hundreds of different companies to research. Once you narrow down your list you are probably going to still feel a little unsure about which company you should hire. Below you’ll find some of the most important questions you’ll need to ask your wedding caterer to ensure you make the best choice for your needs. If you’re looking for an affordable Raleigh wedding caterer, contact Catering by Design. We offer brides and grooms free menu tastings. Call today to learn more and to get scheduled.
Great Questions to Ask Catering Companies You’re Interested in
Are you available on my wedding date?
Does your catering company have a license?
Does your catering company have a food service business permit?
Does your catering company have insurance coverage?
Can your catering company provide references?
How long has your company been in business?
Do you offer free menu tastings or is there a cost?
How many guests can you feed?
How many weddings do you cater each year?
Is there a cost for setup and take down?
How much time does your team need to setup and take down?
Where does your catering team make the food?
What are the different options for serving appetizers and the meal? Do you offer buffet, family style, and/or individual plates?
Do you also provide the wedding cake?
Do you help cut or serve the wedding cake?
Is there a cake-cutting fee?
Can any leftover food from the wedding reception be packaged in take-home boxes or donated?
Can your company accommodate special requests like kosher, gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan, and childrens’ meals?
We’re not going to stop here. Head on over to part two of this series for even more great questions you should ask before hiring a wedding catering company.
Best Raleigh Wedding Caterer
Catering by Design is Raleigh’s top choice when it comes to catering weddings in the Triangle area. We have the most affordable menus and packages that can be customized to meet any of your 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 when you’re searching for a top Raleigh wedding caterer.