The world of business catering is much different than any other sector of the catering industry. This particular industry is dictated primarily by the amount of disposable cash that the business has in its budget. These events are important to corporations because they help to boost employee morale, provide fancy accommodations for potential clients, and set up a venue for socializing that would normally not be available.
Most of the time a business catering event will be either hors d’oeuvres or some other kind of meal that will include food that has already been prepared before the event. Numerous businesses opt to have a buffet-style breakfast or lunch so that they can offer hot and cold choices to satisfy any eating habit. There may or may not be an open bar. Some employers do not see it appropriate for their employees to consume alcohol at a work function while others do not mind at all.
These types of catering events do suffer more when the economy is down. In a slow economy if a company has disposable money available, instead of having an event like this they may see it more advantageous to hire another person to stimulate their growth. Although this may slow things down a bit there are still numerous opportunities for a good business caterer to make a fair share of money in any economic state.
There is a new trend in business catering. It is the sales presentation which is when a corporation is trying to …