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Wedding Caterers Urbandale IA

Local resource for Wedding Caterers in Urbandale. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wedding caterers, wedding food caterers, food caterers, as well as advice and content on information regarding wedding caterers in your area.

Flying Mango
(515) 255-4111
4345 Hickman RD
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Sans Souci
(515) 277-0705
516 Elm St
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

West Lakes Hy-Vee
(515) 226-3218
1725 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Prime Time Catering
(515) 287-7767
6401 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Willow Creek Golf Club
(515) 285-7770
5101 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Execuserve Catering by John Maher
(515) 875-5226
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Phat Chefs
(515) 327-9211
1300 50th St
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Christianis Vip Catering Service
(515) 287-3169
1150 E Diehl Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Hank & Sharons Tenderloins
(515) 263-1555
3765 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Catering

Whats for Dinner Ankeny
(515) 963-3688
802 SE Oralabor RD
Ankeny, IA
Specialty
Catering

How to Hire A Caterer

Ideas of when to hire a Caterer!

1.  When to start looking for a Caterer - ASAP - of the Event date.
2.  How to start looking - get all of your facts together and review what you are looking for.
3.  What to ask the Caterer - What is provided?  China, linens, heating trays, etc.
4.  Smart Questions to ask:
a)  How long has the caterer business been up and running?
b)  Has the caterer serviced other weddings at the location of your event?
c)  Does the facility charge the caterer service a fee to provide their service at the site?
d)  Has the caterer provided service for this amount of guests before?
e)  What is the ratio of servers for this type of event?
f)   What is the cost of the servers and what is exactly included in their service for this event?
g)  What will the servers be wearing during the service?
h)  Does the caterer take care of the set-up of tables/tearing down and trash clean-up?
i)  Does the caterer provide the tableclothes/skirts on the tables?
j)  What is the tax and gratuity of the caterer's service?
k)  Will the tax and gratity be included in the fee charged for the food?
l)  will the caterer's be responsible for the toasting glasses and champaign distribution?
m)  Will this be an added charge if caterers take care of the champaign?
n)  Will the caterer servers be cutting the cake and distributing the cake to the guests?
o)  How will leftovers be handled?
p)  Is gratuity based on the total food bill or is it based on the total bill?
q)  How will the leftovers be handled?

Make sure that the contract has everything that has been discussed with the caterer included as well as the menu, amount of guests the menu will take care of, the type of menu, whether you have diebetic or special meals to prepare for those that are under a special diet, the linens, tablecloths, dinnerware, glasses, servers, the cake cuttin...

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