Your wedding day will be one of the most special days of your life. However, it can get very stressful very quickly. We’re here to look at some top tips to help you with planning your wedding catering.

If you’re in the process of planning a wedding, you’re probably already stressing out a little bit about all the things that need to be organised. There’s the venue, dresses, suits, table settings, entertainment and more. While we might not be able to advise on which flower will look best next to the twine table decorations you’ve chosen, we can help you with organising your food.

As professional caterers, we understand what it takes to arrange good food for your guests and we’re here to share some expert advice with you.

1.   Plan Your Wedding Catering, and then Plan Some More

Any wedding caterer knows that the success of an event comes down to planning. Having every detail planned out can help alleviate some stress and help you gain some confidence in your wedding. Every detail should be thought about. This includes what food options you want and how you want them to be displayed. Special dietary requirements also need to be planned for, such as vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. Most professionals will be able to help you with this.

2.   Work with Someone Who Can Help

Organising any event becomes a whole lot easier when you share the burden with someone else. This gives you someone who can take some of the pressure off your shoulders. This person can also give you a second opinion and reassurance that will help calm your nerves when it comes to planning your wedding catering.

Whether you choose to work with a close family member or a professional caterer, communication is key. Make sure that they are kept in the loop with every detail and all decisions that you make.

3.   Be Honest About Issues

This is your wedding day. If you notice anything that doesn’t seem quite right or that you’re not completely happy with, be honest. Any caterer will want to make sure that you are happy with your event.

However, you should try to put these issues into perspective. As the big day gets closer, tiny details may seem like the end of the world. Although your caterer will try and accommodate your wishes as much as they can, please keep in mind that things do happen and last-minute changes might not be possible. The main thing to remember is that, as long as you, your fiancé and your loved ones are present and you have a good time, you’ll have a wonderful wedding to remember.

4.   Work with Someone You Can Trust

The easiest way to put your nerves at ease when planning your wedding catering is to hire a professional. Even if your neighbour says that they can handle it, experts do this for a living. They know the ins and outs of wedding catering and you won’t have to worry about a thing.

Professional caterers will have industry-standard equipment and the storage, preparation space and team members to be able to produce large amounts of food. This ensures that you can be confident that you’ll have enough food for all your guests. You can also have peace of mind that all of this food will be of the highest quality.

If you’re thinking of hiring a professional to handle your wedding catering, Lauren’s Catering can help. We are a professional catering team that can provide first-class buffet catering.

We can accommodate a range of dietary requirements to make sure that there is food that everyone can enjoy!

Why not get in touch and get a conversation started with us today?