Category Archives: Wedding Planning Tips

Catering Series: Per Person Charges

Here we are again, giving useful tips for catering costs! Are you ready? Catering costs are usually presented as “per-person” charges, sometimes abbreviated in wedding brochures as “pp” after the amount. But be aware—the per-person charge often doesn’t include everything: Tax and the gratuity (sometimes called the “service charge”) might be extra, and there may also be…

Catering Series: Basic Questions to Ask

Continuing our catering series (previous post) with a few basic questions to ask potential caterers – – The Basics Do you have my date open? How many weddings do you do per year, and how long have you been in business? Have you done events at my location? TIP: If you haven’t chosen your location yet, ask…

Catering series: Tips – Planning The Right Food For The Event

It’s time for another series, remember our Seating Series from last fall (HERE, HERE and HERE) as well as our Bar Service Basics (HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE) well it is time for Catering! Today is about planning the right food for the event. Photography credit – Jen Pecka  Serve the right food for the right event. Want…

Bar Service Basics: Other Bar Topics to Consider

Daytime weddings, Sunday weddings, Weekday weddings – Generally, people will probably drink a little less at these weddings, so round down your numbers. Get one case less than the calculations say to.   Self-Serve Bars – If your bar is self-serve, be prepared for people to pour large servings. Ditto if your bartender isn’t a pro. Wine…

Bar Service Basics: Alcohol Calculator

WEDDING ALCOHOL CALCULATOR | As well as, some variations to consider. General rule of thumb: 4 glasses per bottle of wine; 18 shots per bottle of liquor; 165 glasses per keg For example, 100 guests 6 hours 600 servings – that is one serving per guest per hour. Modified Full Bar – 10 bottles of liquor, 120 bottles of…

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