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Questions to Ask Your Caterer


We say knowledge is power. Here’s a list of questions you might want to ask your caterer before signing the contract.

Wine and dine. Photo by Studio Impressions. Wedding of Daphne and Sebastian.

  • Find out their menu options.
  • Check if items in the set menus can be personalised?
  • Can they cater to dietary requirements?
  • What type of crockery and cutlery are provided?
  • What is the cost of renting silverware?
  • Will decorations be provided for the buffet, cocktail and guest tables?
  • Can they show you previous wedding set-ups?
  • What is the wait-staff to guests’ ratio?
  • What are the overtime policies and charges?
  • Will there be an on-site manager on the day?
  • Is transportation cost included in the package?
  • What other services can they provide, and what is the cost of each of these services?
  • When is the latest date to confirm the final headcount?
  • Do they have a written contract with all services and costs clearly stated?
  • What are their payment policies, including those on deposit, cancellation and refund?

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Keywords: Food and Drink, Wedding Budget, Wedding Planning

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