Party Hints From Caterers

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23 Vital Questions you should be asking – when choosing a caterer

1. How many menu selections do you have? What are the cost variances per person?

2. Are you a full time caterer?

3. Do you usually cater for these types of party’s or events?

4. What is the staff dress code?

5. Can you provide a list of references? Can I speak with these people?

6. How much experience have you and your company had? Service

7. What type of service, sit down dinner, or buffet, would be the best?

8. Are glasses, plates and silverware provided; is there an extra cost for this?  see
9. Do you provide liquor? Can guests bring their own liquor on to the site?
if so is there a corkage fee?

10. Do you provide linens? Is there an extra cost for this?  see
11. What is included  in your rental provision? I.e. tables, chairs, etc.see
12. Is food provided for photographer, videographer, band or DJ?

13. What type of food items do you recommend for my budget and the number of guests see
14. What deposit is required?

15. What is your refund or cancellation policy?

16. Is there an overtime charge?

17. When is the final headcount, payment, deposit, due?

18. If we choose a buffet style, is the service included or is there an extra charge?

19. Can you advise me on how I can save money e.g if I provide the Linen myself etc?

20. Is there a payment plan?


21. What is your leftover policy?

22. Will you personally be there at the party? If you are unavailable for some reason, who will be your replacement?

23. Do you take care of the clean up? At what extra cost?

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