Three Reasons to Hire a Catering Service

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One of the most useful services at your disposal, if you are planning an event, is a catering service, mostly because of the many different ways in which they can assist you. Listed below are three reasons to hire a catering service. 

Dining-Space Setup 

One way in which a catering service can assist you with your event is by taking a bit of work off of your hands when it comes to setting up the event. In many cases, you can hire a catering service that will not only provide the food for your event but also will be willing to set up the dining space. To make matter even easier for you, many catering services will also be able to provide you with all of the necessary chairs and tables to accommodate even a large number of guests.

Menu Planning

Another major reason to hire a catering service is to get their assistance with planning the meal for the event. In many cases, the catering service will be able to look at your meal ideas for the event and fix any issues that may come up with it. For example, it is not uncommon for individuals hosting an event to request a menu that is a bit unbalanced, such as by not having anything on the menu with vegetables in it. 

In addition, a caterer can help you build a menu that has dishes that complement one another rather than a series of disjointed foods that are tasty but do not work well with the rest of the meal. The caterer can also create a menu based on the location and length of the event. Examples of this would be to include multiple small meals on the menu for a longer event or lighter and more refreshing meals if the event is taking place outside during the spring or summer. 


Finally, one of the biggest reasons to hire a catering service is to avoid one of the worst parts about any event or party: the cleaning. A catering service will ensure that their staff stays long enough to ensure that all the dining and food preparation areas are completely cleaned and cleared before they leave for the day.

Contact a catering service such as Grand Street today in order to discuss the many ways in which a catering service can help you with your event. A catering service can help you set up an appropriate dining area, create an appropriate menu, and take care of much of the cleaning after the event concludes.


6 September 2016

Pasta Ideas for Weeknight Dinners

I simply adore preparing meals for my family. However, due to work responsibilities, I don’t always have much time to cook dinner on weeknights. Thankfully, I’ve collected and developed a ton of easy, pasta recipes over the years. Delicious, filling pasta dishes only take minutes to cook. And, everyone in my family loves them. Some of my favorite Italian dishes to prepare on weeknights include chicken pasta, hamburger macaroni, tuna macaroni, macaroni and cheese, and spaghetti with meatballs. On this blog, I hope you will discover the reasons pasta dishes are the perfect complements to your weeknight, menu plan. Enjoy!