Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Caterer

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Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Caterer

Whether you’re hosting a small house party or a large corporate event, it’s essential that you serve delectable and scrumptious food to your guests. After all, food is the life of any party. To ensure that you get flavorsome food, it’s necessary to hire a reliable caterer who boasts of a trail of happy clients. 

However, with a slew of options available, it can be challenging to select one and be assured of getting quality service. To help you sieve through the options and make the right choice, here’s a list of the top five things to look for when hiring a caterer. 

1. A variety of delicious foods
Ensure that your caterer offers a plethora of delectable foods that will help make your event a success. You need to look for someone who promises to give you the tastiest and flavorsome food that complements your event elegantly.

2. Consistent quality
Talk to your caterer’s previous clients and check their reviews to see if your caterer has been consistent with the quality of their food. Hire them only if they are known to deliver quality services each and every time.

3. Professionalism and punctuality
You want a caterer that is professional in their conduct. They need to be competent, efficient and keep up with high standards. They should also be punctual and provide their services in a timely manner.

4. Budget-friendly 
While you shouldn’t hire a caterer primarily because of lower rates, you must ensure that they provide services that are good value for money. Talk to your caterer about their rates before you enlist their services.

5. Passionate about cooking
You need a caterer who is passionate about their work. This passion will be reflected in the quality of their food. They should prepare your meal just like they would for their family and strive to give you the best customer service.

If you’re looking for a caterer in Oakland, CA, reach out to Carolyn’s Creole Kitchen. We offer full service, including buffet, stations, pass-around, drop-off, boxed or bagged meals, uniformed serving and clean-up staff, bartenders and on-site chef, to clients across Oakland, Emeryville, San Pablo, Berkeley, Alameda, San Leandro, San Francisco and Richmond, CA. We have over fifteen years of experience in serving clients with the most palatable and wholesome food. The quality of our food and workmanship is unparalleled and we are committed to offering unmatchable services. 

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