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Tips on Choosing Catering for Weddings in Los Angeles CA
September 1, 2022 at 4:00 AM
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Planning your wedding can be overwhelming with so many details to tend to. You want every detail to be perfect — and to impress your guests. One of the biggest ways to make an impression on your guests is with the quality and appearance of the food you serve. That's why choosing the right caterer is such an important part of the planning process. How do you choose when there are so many businesses that offer catering for weddings in Los Angeles CA? This article provides some tips on how to make the right choice.

1. Choice of Menu

If a caterer offers you a choice of “chicken, beef, or seafood,” it’s time to move on. There’s a huge difference between telling you what they offer and going the extra mile to deliver what you envision. Look for a company that will tailor your menu to your taste. The food should be top-quality, too. Food that is delicious and beautiful will make a lasting impression on your guests.

2. Experience

Occasionally, you see advertising for new businesses offering catering for weddings in Los Angeles CA. Don’t be tempted to go with the trendy caterer of the moment. An experienced caterer knows how to handle a wide range of jobs. They have photos of previous events and know how to handle any issues that might arise. An experienced caterer also has the equipment and the staff to meet your demands for your wedding.

3. Caters to Special Dietary Needs

People have dietary restrictions due to medical, health, or religious reasons. The best way to address this is by offering a variety of dishes. Make sure the caterer offers not only a large menu but also a diversity of types of foods such as vegetarian or keto. The larger your guest list, the more diverse you need your options to be. Also, ask about using a menu board to describe the names and ingredients in entrée items.

4. Get Pricing Details

Caterers differ in what is covered in their price. Some have a minimum number of guests and charge more if it’s fewer than that. You could also need to pay extra for the china or decorations. If you end up paying more for extras, it could end up costing you more than the caterer you wanted in the first place.

5. Read Reviews

Get the benefit of other people’s experiences by reading the catering company’s reviews. It’s a simple way to learn what guests thought of their food and service. Reading reviews can even give you ideas for planning your own menu.

The Butler Pantry — Exceptional Catering for Weddings in Los Angeles CA

At The Butler Pantry, we are dedicated to feeding the soul of Los Angeles. We understand that every event is unique, especially your wedding day! Our team will work with you to create the perfect menu to accommodate every need.

Since 2010, we have been providing service-driven catering services to Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Our focus on great service and good food sets us apart from the competition. We also bring a great deal of experience to your event. Our head chef and company owner, Chef Notasha Butler, is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate and served on the Wolfgang Puck Oscar team.

In addition to wedding catering, we also offer corporate catering, holiday catering, SAG sets, and studios in the entertainment industry. Our services include scalable catering, from private dinners to big corporate events and receptions. Our services are available in LA, Orange County, the Valley, Santa Monica, Malibu, and the San Fernando Valley.

Whatever you imagine for your wedding day, we can deliver it. You can select from any of our menu items or talk with us about custom dishes that you have in mind. You can rest assured that your guests will be happy with the food we serve at your wedding. Just read our reviews to see what previous customers thought.

Use our online contact form to start planning the perfect menu for your upcoming wedding. We’re waiting to hear your ideas or your questions about making the food an enjoyable part of your day.