Questions to ask the wedding caterer

  • Is my wedding date available?
  • Is there a specific cuisine that you specialize in?
  • Which catering style do you offer? Plated meals or Buffet?
  • Is the menu fixed choices?
  • Do you work with fresh or frozen food?
  • How many wait staff / servers will there be?
  • Will you take the role of coordinator, deciding when to serve the food and cut the cake?
  • Is silverware, napkins etc included in the price?
  • Do you have a liquor license & insurance?
  • What are your speciality dishes?
  • How many dishes can we try at the food tasting?
  • Do you cater to all dietary requirements? (Allergies, gluten free, vegan)
  • What are the prices per head?
  • Have you got any references from past clients?
  • Is there an over time fee if the event runs late?
  • Is there a set up and breakdown fee?
  • When do you require the final menu choices?
  • Can you make my wedding cake?

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