When it comes to a momentous event in your life or even a business gathering in which there are other things which require the attention of you and your staff, having the function catered is a worthwhile consideration. Here are some reasons:
Cooking is off the menu
Food preparation and service requires the focus of time and energy. Having an event catered means the caterer is the one focusing on the food, leaving you free to attend to other things, which lowers the amount of time and stress you’d waste on planning, shopping, cooking and serving food, or scouting out a suitable restaurant.
People who make a career out of preparing food are professionals. By allowing a caterer to take charge of the food, you’re assured that it will be expertly prepared, delivered, and presented. A delicious meal sends an unspoken, but clear message to your guests that you cared enough about them to offer the best.
Catering will feed the masses
Cooking for any group larger than immediate family takes a certain amount of skill and other practical considerations. A commercial kitchen is perfect for preparing a significant amount of food in a clean environment, but the average person doesn’t have access to appropriate facilities. Caterers do and know how to use them to their best advantage, which is desirable for your event.
Caterers can purchase supplies in bulk and have all of the tools, equipment, and sundries required. As there is no waste, a beautiful meal can be prepared for many people without overage, shortage, or loss. If many or specialty ingredients are needed, a caterer can provide substantially more for less, and will know precisely how much food is required.
Catering also gives the host control of the cost, which isn’t always possible when the event is held at a restaurant. Catering also means your guests don’t have to leave the office to assemble at a restaurant, an important consideration during business events where time is at a premium.
The next time you have a business or social event, if you would prefer to focus on other matters besides the food, but want an expertly prepared meal which will feed a group of people at an affordable price, consider a caterer.
Princess Market offers a versatile catering menu with an assortment of delicious sandwiches for under $5, salads, soup, side dishes, drinks, and dessert. We provide full-plate entrees with three side dishes–most for under $10.