A meal at a wedding is one of the most important aspects and many people look forward to this greatly. Quite often a great amount of money will be spent on the food at a wedding and therefore it is really important that it meets the expectations of the bride and groom. There are many different options of catering for weddings and this evolved increasingly in recent times. A whole host of different cuisines are now available for weddings and selecting the right caterer can be very difficult. There are some key questions that should be asked of a wedding caterer regardless of the type of food they are offering.
One of the key questions should always focus on what can be offered for the budget that is held. On this basis some retailers will be able to be ruled out immediately, quite simply because they will be out of budget or will offer too little for the budget. Secondly, it is always important to establish the different dishes that a caterer can offer and how many can be ordered in one go. What will be offered will be determined by the caterer, some will specialise in a particular cuisine and some will be mainstream caterers offering a range of different foods. Some caterers may not be used to producing foods for weddings and therefore this should be established from the start. If a caterer has not produced food for a wedding they may not understand the logistics of delivering food to a venue and other important factors.
Also, it is important to establish whether a caterer is capable of producing the amount of food requested. Some small companies may not be able to cater for a large wedding and therefore this is an important question to ask. At weddings there are often several people that may have special dietary requirements and therefore particular food or different food from that offered to everybody else may have to be ordered. It is always worth questioning caterers whether they will be able to provide food that meets the needs of those that have special dietary requirements. Quite often caterers will have a range of ideas on what they can produce for a wedding and therefore it is always worth asking what they think is best. Always ask for contacts of people who have previously received their services so that it is possible to establish how good their food is.