Choosing the right catering service is very important. It is rightly said that, the customers perception is your reality. Only the accurate choice can turn customers’ expectations into reality.
In order to make the event a success, it is necessary to consider few things, namely Menu varieties, Style of event, Catering specialties etc. These specifications will lead you in the right way of selecting the appropriate services you are looking out for.
Catering is a critical point of any event, the one factor on which success of an event is credited. A good catering service will ensure that the guest take away best memories of the event by enhancing and intensifying the experience, the type of service is also vital to leave a lasting impression.
Hence, it is important to spare sometime and do some research for finding the right service.
Below listed are few important factors to consider, while choosing the right
catering service: –
(1) STYLE OF EVENT –
There are various types of events that require different arrangements, for instance formal, semi formal and informal. Your choice of catering must tailor to the style of event as well as justify the theme. Ultimately, it is the basic element to fix the synchronization with the rest of the elements and if this is done accurately then the first goal is attained. Some catering services offer more while few have refined services, it all depends on how well you have defined your budget, to avail the best services accordingly.
(2) BE PRECISE AND CLEAR WITH YOUR REQUIREMENTS –
Your event will represent you and your style. It is good to be precise about your plan for that particular event. This will not only give you the desired result but will also help the caterers execute it well.
(3) CATERING SPECIALTIES –
Each caterer has something unique to offer, some are good for business events while some other can plan informal parties very well. It is the main element for choosing the right catering service because the specialties of food offered by different caterers will make it easier for you to finalize the one which suits your purpose.
(4) TASTE THE MENU –
Before deciding the services from the caterers, make sure to taste the items from the menu, the caterer should be willing to let you taste the sample which will eventually help you to decide if the food is right for your event or not. It will also help you foresee any later disappointments.
(5) CHECK THE REFERENCES –
While looking out for the best make sure to check their references and ask their opinion. Also look at the reviews on the internet and ask for testimonials, if they are reliable. Hence references will filter the options.
(6) CHECK FOR LICENSE –
To be in business, every caterer is required to have certain licenses. These includes health hygiene records and recommendations from the local health department. Do have a keen eye on any sort of violations of rules, bad reviews or complains.
(7) ASK FOR EXPERIENCE –
Experience is what makes you achieve perfection. Make sure to check on the portfolio of the caterer also consider experiences of the caterer with different clients to see his professional graph.
(8) RESPONSIVENESS AND INTERESTS –
This is one element which can make and break the relationship between the client and the caterer. It is of utmost importance that the caterer responds to the needs and ensure to satisfy the same. The interest of the caterer helps the client to freely express their expectations.
(9) NEGOTIATE POSSIBILITIES –
Some caterers are more than happy to offer a bespoke service, so if you are
planning for something special remember to check the possibilities with the
concerned caterer of your choice.
(10) COMPLETE EXPLANATION OF SERVICES IN THE CONTRACT –
The contract should be clearly spell out about the services that will be provided on the days of the event. Moreover, there must be clauses regarding non-performance on the part of the caterers while non-payment for the clients. Apart from these the menu, serving, pricing and details must be mentioned clearly to avoid any conflicts later. Make sure to discuss each and every minute detail to get a standard level of experience.
WHY CHOOSE AASTHA HOSPITALITY & SERVICES?
Aastha hospitality and catering services fits in all the above discussed criteria, as they possess more that 25 years of experience of serving the community with commitment, dedication and perfection. They also offer a wide range of food and mouthwatering cuisines. They are responsible and very flexible to work with.