From housewarmings to baby showers, from birthdays to business luncheons, it seems like there’s always an event to plan. Everyone loves celebrations but organizing them can sometimes be a real pain. Besides burning holes in our pockets, putting together a party can be a time-consuming, physically draining, and mentally exhausting exercise. And, with so many moving parts, pulling it all off without a hitch takes real skill and know-how. No part of your event planning process is as daunting or requires as much coordination as preparing and serving food and beverages. That’s why hiring a caterer can mean the difference between having a ball or getting stuck in the weeds. If you’re still weighing your options, here are some important reasons why hiring caterers might be beneficial.
You save time
While organizing a party, you already have countless jobs to do - invitations, decorations, entertainment, and of course, the food. You can’t handle everything on your own when you're running out of time. So take the burden off your shoulders and let professionals handle your guests’ food cravings. This way you aren’t stuck in the kitchen all night, neglecting your two most important responsibilities as host: charming your guests and having fun!
You get delicious food
What’s the first thing you talk about when you leave a party and the last thing you remember about an event when all the other details have faded away? The food! If the food isn’t a) good, b) plentiful, and c) served on time, there will be plenty of unhappy guests. If you’re not an experienced catering chef, cooking for lots of guests is incredibly challenging, and multiplying even the most tried-and-true recipes for large crowds often leads to less-than-stellar results. The simplest and most reliable solution is to let professional chefs cook for your guests.
If you have an event to organize in or around the Hudson Valley, don’t forget to reach out to Cobble Stone Catering. Our catering services will take the burden off of you, and make sure that you and your guests are treated to the finest culinary experience – on-time, and on-budget.