Finding the right caterer for your event

If you’re starting to plan the catering for a party, there are lots of things to consider before sourcing a caterer. We have a few things to consider to help you get started:

What type of event are you wishing to host?

Formal sit down meal
Informal sit down meal (sharing boards)
Served buffet
Self-service buffet
Spit roast (Hog, Chicken, Lamb etc)
Afternoon Tea
I’m open to suggestions

Do you want starters and desserts?

How many guests are you inviting?

Will there be any children in attendance?

Is the event being hosted indoors or outdoors?

Are there any special dietary requirements to consider?

Who will be paying?

What level of service are you looking for? Basic, standard, premium or high-end

What type of event are you hosting?

  • Birthday
  • Anniversary
  • Children’s
  • Charity
  • Wedding
  • Religious
  • Corporate
  • Hen / stag
  • Festival
  • Other

Have you got a confirmed venue?

Date of event?

Who is the key contact during the event?


These are just a few considerations to think about when you’re planning an event. We understand that you may not have all the answers right away, but we can help with getting started and get it just right.

Give us a call if you want an informal discussion about your next event.

Best wishes