Catering is a great opportunity to introduce any new restaurants or brands to new customers and clients, but it is also extremely demanding business. You can cater for intimate celebrations at homes, offices, along with larger-scale corporate events ranging from 15 to 500 people at reserved venues base on your abilities for catering business .
Catering gigs at events can involve anything from creating menu, setting, platting, serving, if it is crucial food will travels well? Or if it is simple to set up once it arrives at the location? There’s so much more to add into it. Off-site catering often presents more of a challenging than working at your own venue. It is all kind of feeds on itself when cater for sit-down dinners, you need to ensure all meals go out on time, It’s hard and fast. Unlike an à la carte catering service where you start at 6 p.m. and finish at 9 p.m. those are much more easier and much more fun. Catering and working at your own venue for office lunch is much less challenging because you can control the environment.
Before offering catering services, there are many keys to know, first, weigh up the options and assess your capabilities by utilising existing resources, to be open to tailoring things and working with a theme to host a good event, it’s very important to be flexible, creative and experiment with different dishes when it comes to creating menus, creating event-friendly menus can bring in extra revenue and attract new customers, try and incorporate with things to make sure all the dishes looks good, beautiful, also edible but yet affordable.
Delivery your promise, It is important for you to understand exactly what the client wants and expects from your business when catering for events. So if they want something there at 4 p.m. it has to be there at 3:30 p.m.
Making food look ‘Instagrammable!
People are always capturing their experience, so if you make a beautiful catering package or platter, make sure to take photos and invite people to snap it and share it on social networks, those are great way on promoting your catering business and it’s free!
Welcome to reach out to me if you plan to open a catering business.
Chef Lucky Thai