So you are throwing a party and overwhelmed with the to-do-lists. While you are planning for an event there are many things to organise and cover, one important thing that can’t be overlooked is how to serve the food. In fact, there are different types of serving styles which an event can utilise. Often, the serving style you choose plays a major role in the types and varieties of food the Mosman catering company can offer. So, which food serving style should you choose? Here’s a breakdown of different types of serving style so that you can make informed decisions on catering Chatswood for your upcoming party.
Buffet style catering Castle Hill are probably most commonly thought of when you imagine food in large quantities. Buffets typically have a wide range of options for customers to pick from, including hot and cold dishes. These menus can be great for making sure everyone finds something they like, but it’s not great for those on diets because everything is usually loaded with fat and calories. If you choose to eat here, stick to low-fat meat, fish or vegetarian options.
Formal Plated Service
Focused on showcasing a chef’s creativity and virtuosity, formal plated service is typically a three-course meal, with an appetizer, a salad course and a main course. This is considered one of the most elaborate and elegant styles of food service.
Formal Sided Service
The formal service is also known as table service. This style was historically used for fine dining, but has transitioned into upscale casual dining or event catering Bondi. The servers bring a variety of food to diners who sit at a large table and are served by a server who stands behind their chairs. Diners are typically given one plate each, but may be given several courses that each come with their own serving dish.
The most popular serving style for casual dining, self-serve allows diners to serve themselves at their own pace and have full control over portion size. It is less likely that a server will check up on each table and also reduces labour costs as one staff member can tend to multiple tables simultaneously.
This style is great for parties that you know will have a ton of people attending. This style is ideal if you want to save yourself from having to clean up your kitchen or venue after everyone leaves. Also, it’s not just weddings where catered food is being served. You can find catered style during company events, birthdays, graduation parties and other large celebrations.
There you are, these are some of the most popular food serving styles that you can opt for your party or event. For further queries on catering, please get in touch with our team.