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How do I organize a catering event for a successful corporate event?

The success of a corporate event is not a simple task and to succeed, you must have certain professional skills. That’s why you may have to hire a professional caterer. However, note that first and foremost, you need to know why you are organizing the event. It is on the basis of this reason that you will be able to make sense of your event. If you have a corporate event to organize in the future, this article will lead you to the success of that event.

Know the objectives and nature of the event

In order to organize a specific and meaningful event, you must inevitably set goals for the event. Thus, by using the professional caterer, he will know concretely what it will take to make the event a success. So, ask yourself if the event is organized so that new prospects will know about your business? In addition, you can organize a corporate event to reward your employees or launch a new product. As a result, you have to say the nature of the event. It is these goals and natures that will lead you to find an incentive for your guests. Also, you’ll have more ease choosing who will be having an event. Taking these elements into account, you can organize a conference, a seminar, a corporate meeting,etc. Now you can head to logistics or choose an event caterer.

How do you choose your caterer?

In order to find the best caterer, you can trust word of mouth. In this quest, seek to know his reputation and professional experience. This is a key point in the success of your corporate event. Moreover, on the internet, you can get an idea of the caterers available in your city and can make the right choice. In addition, choose your caterer according to the service he can offer you. Indeed, there are professionals who will provide rooms for your event, a decoration team, competent staff, etc. Also, this professional can provide you with a team that will clean everything at the end of the event. When you make every effort to choose the right caterer,your event will for sure be a success.

Choose an appropriate date so you don’t get caught

The corporate event will also be a success if you don’t organize it later. Everything must be well planned and the date should not surprise you like a thief. Taking these parameters into account, you should choose the right day and the right time of day. That said, it is advisable to take a date far enough away to have time to make a good organization. As for the place to choose, you must first stick to the image you would like to convey. The place to choose must also correspond to the nature of the event. So you can choose it according to its originality, its beauty, its professionalism, etc. That said, the place should present your business on its best day. In addition, you will take into account the ability of the place to contain all your guests, its geographical location, etc. Also, the parking lot of the place must be well accessible.

Preparing for the event

Here, you are asked to set the schedule of your event while having a precise list of your guests. For this purpose, do not make any omissions of the important people who must join the event. It should be noted that you have no time to waste and you must stay within the set time slot for your guests. Every second must be used wisely so that none of your guests get bored. It is also up to you to define the order of passage of the speakers and the time that each presentation will last. In addition, it will also be necessary to organize things well at the technical level. Here, you will define the type of atmosphere you want, the time it takes to play the music, the video projection if necessary and so on. Compared to sending invitations, you must do so a maximum of one month before the fateful day. So you are sure that everyone will be present at the event to achieve your goal. The invitation can be paper or emailed. Here, make sure the invitation is presentable and recognizable by your target. Otherwise, it could end up in the trash.

The last points to succeed in your corporate event

A key point in the organization of your event is the quote. You really need to know the budget to allocate to your event. This budget must depend on your financial capacity and the scale you would like the event to have. If you have to rely on a caterer, he will have to draw up the quote. On this point, you can make a comparison between several quotes in order to choose the caterer whose quote suits you best. Once the event is over, send a small thank you note to those present at the event. The word can be followed by an advertising gift.

We really enjoyed the concept of the Gourmand Poêlon. Thanks to your dynamic and friendly team we had an original and different recognition dinner from previous years.

The employees were really impressed to see the preparation of the dishes in the big frying pans. The food was excellent and the service impeccable.

Thank you for making our dinner a great success.

Bell Canada

I wanted to say a big thank you for the good meal you cooked us. I really enjoyed it and had only good feedback from my work teammates.
This meal once again contributed to the great success of this party.
It will be a pleasure to try a new dish next year!

City of Longueuil

What an original concept! The Gourmand Pan, without a doubt, contributed to the success of the tropical Christmas lunch! A variety of meals, excellent cuisine, excellent presentation, professional service. We surprised all our guests with your unique concept that simply offered a great change of scenery! Looking forward to sharing another meal with you!


Your service was impeccable, welcoming and very original! We only received good feedback from all our guests. We were pleased with the quality of the food. The Paella was a huge success! A service to recommend without hesitation!

Wedding Veronique and Antonio

If you are reading this, it means that you are looking for a caterer. Stop looking! You just found it! I chose Le Poelon for a corporate event for 285 people at Astral Media. Of all the events I have organized, it is for the Poelon Gourmand that I received the most comments. It’s unanimous that everyone loves them. This weekend, for 30 years of my daughter, I again called the Pan Gourmand. The quality of the food, presentation and service are outstanding. Employees are a kindness and exceptional professionalism The Pan Gourmand is more than a caterer, it’s an experience. I recommend it for all kinds of events and for all budgets. You won’t be disappointed.

Celine Fitzgérald

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