Types Of Professional Food Services You May Need
When guests are satisfied with food and drink and taken care of by professional servers, they are more likely to enjoy and be a part of the event and its activities. Not only will they join in happily they will also be talking about the function for a long time to come.
The food serving industry is growing rapidly. They have become a popular choice at many events, be it a formal event, a wedding or even a small party at home. Since demand has been growing, these companies too have come up with many services that are specific to different functions. Through these different categories they hope to provide the best diving experience possible for their customers.
Depending on the type of event and the guest requirements the types of platters and how the food items are served would greatly differ. Therefore when hiring these professionals, it is a good idea to have at least a basic idea of what they offer and how they can address your needs. Here is a list of some of the most common services on offer.
Cocktail servings: these events play a big importance on guests mingling and moving about the event space to be engaged with what is going on. Therefore there is very little dining that takes place while seated. So emphasis is placed heavily on finger food that are attractively made and drinks that are desired by the type of guests in attendance. These types of food items are popular at cocktail parties and even high tea evenings. The food is eaten mostly by hand hence they are brought to the guests by servers.
Office Catering: this can include food services hired for high profile regional or national official events or day to day office meetings as well. Since the guests are colleagues and sometimes clients the food that is served has to be of the highest quality and suited for the official event in question. Some food items that are used in day to day meetings sometimes take a healthier note as well.
Wedding functions: these events are special occasions that celebrate the couples’ big day. Therefore the food items that are served usually are made to match the ambiance and style of the occasion while also providing delectable dishes for the guests to enjoy. You might find a mix of finger food and main courses included in some celebrations.
Buffet: this is a popular option for many events, where the guests have the option to select what they prefer to have. It is ideal for many types of social gatherings such as birthday parties and even weddings. This option is very versatile giving the customer a wide variety of options to have such as Indian food, Chinese, continental etc.
Bento: this is a Japanese word and it means “convenient”. It refers to a single portions of a meal tightly packed in a box shaped container. This would include usually an appetiser, the main meal and even dessert. These types of food servings are very popular at workstations and even deliveries made home. As the list indicates, there are many options on offer to make any event a success.