Over the last 15 or so years, we’ve had the pleasure of helping thousands of New Yorkers figure out the ins and outs of throwing a catered party. While it may not rank up there with getting married, buying an automobile or putting a downpayment on a home, hosting a catered event in NYC is still a big deal.
For one thing, there are a number of working parts—food, beverages, service, party supply rentals—and the costs can add up quickly.
And for another, throwing a catered event—whether it’s a wedding, a celebration of life, a year-end holiday party, mitzvah or any of the other events we serve—can make you feel as though you and your decision-making skills are up for public review.
While it’s normal to feel a little stress around the process, we want to assure you: Throwing a catered party is easier than it looks. As we’ve done previously with the “How Do I Arrange Liquor Service?” blog—still one of the most-visited resources on our site—we’ve created this multi-part blog to serve as a resource to help guide you through the process. Let’s begin!