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7 Benefits of Getting Holiday Party Catering

When the sleigh bells start ringing and the whole world transforms into a holiday wonderland, do you really want to be worrying about food for your holiday party?

Handling the food yourself is a recipe for disaster. Cooking is hard, and cooking for a large group is nearly impossible. Opting to get professional holiday party catering gives you a plethora of quality, diverse, and aesthetically pleasing food to choose from at competitive prices—with little to no effort on your end, of course.

Whether you’re planning a big get-together with extended family or an exciting corporate event, going the catering route is your best choice. Keep reading to learn seven reasons why you’ll love a catering experience this holiday season!

1. Professional Presentation

In an era where a majority of people give their meal a mandatory photoshoot before consuming it, aesthetic appeal and great presentation shouldn’t be overlooked. With holiday party catering, you can rest assured that all the dishes will be camera-ready.

Whether it’s a little garnish on top or creative plating, they pay close attention to the little details that make a big difference. Thanks to the expertise and experience of full-service corporate catering businesses, you can expect great-tasting dishes that look incredible and are served professionally by delivery personnel.

2. Food for Everyone

The merriest season of the year becomes even merrier when there’s quality, diverse, and delicious food that excites your guests. From appetizers to the main course and the dessert, you’ll be in for a bunch of top-notch menu choices from start to finish.

On top of that, they’re also accustomed to accommodating a variety of dietary restrictions without compromising on quality or taste. Corporate party catering means any guests on specialized diets or with food allergies will get to enjoy the food, too!

A close up of a chef plating hors d'oeuvres

3. More Cost-Effective

It may not seem like it at first, but holiday party catering can actually be a more cost-effective solution than handling the party’s food yourself. Groceries are only getting more expensive, and they’re even worse during the holiday season.

What’s great is that catering businesses often have ties with suppliers who can provide them with ingredients for lower prices. They’ll also portion food appropriately to ensure you don’t spend on food that will go to waste.

4. Food Safety

There’s no doubt about it: food safety is challenging when it comes to feeding large groups of people. With so many dishes to think about, it can be easy to make mistakes that make people sick—not exactly festive, if you ask us.

Corporate party catering professionals adhere to strict regulations to keep guests safe. They use the right tools when cooking food to keep everyone safe, as well as when transporting it to ensure nothing goes bad en route to the venue. Rather than worry about this yourself, entrust all your food safety concerns to the pros and you won’t regret it.

5. Improved Guest Experience

We’re not critiquing your cooking—we’re sure it’s great. However, holiday party catering by professional chefs is delicious and takes events to the next level.

If you’re hosting a corporate event, it shows your team that you care about them enough to invest in a high-quality service. They’ll appreciate that you went the extra mile. If you’re hosting a large family event, they might also appreciate a break from the same-old mashed potatoes, turkey, and cranberry sauce. Mix it up!

 a group of friends cheers drinks at a corporate holiday party

6. No Cleaning Up

Tidying the place up after a huge celebration can make things feel very anticlimactic. If you just don’t have the energy to do this after your party (because who does?), then you’ll be glad to know that corporate party catering services take care of the cleaning up as well.

Many companies will happily ensure the place is spotless before they leave. This is especially helpful for corporate events, which are often held at larger venues that can be quite challenging for regular people to clean. Corporate catering services will also save you from having to spend money on expensive cleaning supplies.

7. Save Time and Reduce Stress

Preparing a formal dinner for a holiday party can be an exhausting experience. Between having to go grocery shopping—a far from merry experience around the holidays—to actually having to prepare the food, the process is quite an ordeal.

Holiday party catering allows you to take a deep breath and gives you back some much-needed time. Treat yourself to well-deserved relaxation or focus on other important party elements rather than stressing out over buying and preparing meals!

Get Full-Service Corporate Catering at an Amazing Venue

Holiday event planners rejoice: we’re providing the venue and the food.

The Loft on King is a stunning event venue that offers equally amazing holiday party catering. Add a touch of old-world luxury with modern style to your next event when you book with us—what are you waiting for?

Connect with us today to book your holiday party!