Are you planning an annual meeting, board meeting or conference? A holiday or an end-of-year party? Conference or association meeting? If you are, it’s time to think about your corporate catering.
Events are supposed to be fun, even when they’re for business reasons. They bring people together, make them feel connected and appreciated, and encourage them to bond in new ways. But putting together an event involves a lot of organization and attention to detail. Pulling one off can feel overwhelming for office staff.
If you’re on the fence wondering if you really need to hire a caterer for your next event (or hold an event at all), keep these reasons for corporate catering in mind.
Create a special feeling
Specially prepared food can make an event feel more special, even if it’s at your place of business. A good caterer will know how to bring your guests together around the food. Delicious food goes a long way, too, to making your guests feel appreciated.
Bring the team together
Studies have shown that eating food together can enhance social connections and boost trust and cooperation. One recent study even showed that eating the same food together makes that social glue stickier.
A lot goes into creating a memorable event: invitations, menus, food preparation, and logistics like headcount and schedules. An experienced caterer takes care of a lot of the hard work, freeing your staff to mix and mingle—and enjoy more of your event.
It’s related to stress: food preparation takes time. Save time by hiring the right caterer, whose staff will bring the food and all necessary serving equipment, dishware, and utensils. And, even better, the team will take care of cleanup at the end of your event.
Wow your guests
A good corporate caterer knows just how to present food and beverages to add to the elegance of your event. Flexibility, attention to detail, and creativity enable caterers to adapt to any space and event.
Celebrations and events are better with food. As you’re planning your corporate events for this fall and beyond, look to corporate catering to make all the details run smoothly.
Since 1959, Catering with Elegance has combined beautiful venues, mouthwatering food, and top-notch service to transform events into treasured memories. We offer full-service catering and event management at two beautiful west suburban locations as well as off-site service for weddings, celebrations, and corporate events.