Life events pose a unique challenge because each is a new or infrequent occurrence for which many people have little or no prior experience.
A wedding is no exception to this rule.
When planning your wedding, a little dose of commonsense advice can help
Here is our advice on this topic.
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Hiring a Wedding Caterer
|The engaged couple and their parents may
quickly discover that the reception
a wedding is likely to be the largest,
expensive, and most complex party they
ever plan. Deciding which caterer to
for this event will be one of the most
decisions in the entire wedding planning
process. The first step will be to
the size and date of the reception.
will be setting an approximate budget.
these decisions made, you can begin
for a reception location and determine
will provide the refreshments you will
Caterers often provide the food, beverages,
wait staff, tables and chairs, linens,
silver, and glassware. Many will also
the wedding cake.
If you are thinking of hiring a caterer for your wedding reception, consider the following:
Never sign a catering contract until you have determined who is going to provide every service that you will need. Everything should be contained in the contract, including the date and time, any delivery services, taxes, gratuities, payment plans, cancellation fees, and refund policies. A down payment will almost certainly be required. Make sure you know whether you can use a credit card as some caterers will only accept a certified check.
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