How Much Food To Order For An Event – Part 1
Food is one of the most important aspects of event planning, and like it or not, everyone always remembers the food served at an event and they’ll continue to talk about how good (or bad) it was.
Food and beverage often takes up the largest portion of your event budget, sometimes averaging 40%, and often tells you whether or not your client can afford a buffet, passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations or a sit down dinner.
Whether you’re planning an event for 10 people or 1000, it’s important to find the right caterer to join your team because they help make or break your event, but it’s up to you to know and understand how much food to order for your guests and to work with the caterer when deciding what’s appropriate for your event and your client’s needs.
So, before you start calling reputable caterers in your area, there are 6 questions to ask yourself before getting started: