The ability to ask questions is essential to making a decision. For instance, you must be asking questions prior to choosing a caterer. However, knowing what questions to you should ask can be a difficult task.
As an insider in the industry, We know the kinds of questions that are essential to ask your potential food catering service. In our last article, we discussed two crucial questions you should ask your caterer prior to placing an order with them. Here are a few additional questions to ask.
1. What is your typical timing for the delivery of buffet orders?
Ordering buffets can take a while! In general, you should make your buffet reservations at least three days prior to the event. Depending on the number guests, the venue for your event and your menu options the caterer might require more time than three days.
Therefore, it’s always an excellent idea to inquire with your catering company how long a turnaround time they normally provide.
2. Do you accept last-minute changes?
Also, you might also want to inquire if they will consider any last-minute requests to alter your order. Another thing you should know is whether they are able to accept late catering requests. In general, you must notify any changes to the schedule of your event at least two days before the event.
There may be some fees when you cancel an event just one or two days prior to the date for the event. Also, even if the caterer agrees to your buffet in the last minute you should be aware that there might be additional charges applicable on your food order.
3. Do you provide table set-up?
The majority of companies will charge additional for the table’s setup and decoration. In addition, you will need to pay an additional fee to rent the table and chair. Don’t make assumptions about the cost of renting tables and chairs. Find out precisely what you require to cover what.