The word catering, which came from the English language, denotes the organization of public event catering and related services on the road, outside of specialized establishments.
- catering for employees
The origin of catering in many places was associated with the need to organize meals for construction workers, and then office workers directly at the place of work. This direction of catering services is still in demand today, many enterprises and companies include the delivery of ready-made complex meals to the office in the social package. As a result, labour productivity increases, working time is used more rationally, and there is no need to create a kitchen and hire full-time chefs. But the conclusion of contracts for the delivery of meals is far from the only direction of catering.
- A holiday in an unusual place
Suppose you are planning to celebrate a significant and large-scale event – a wedding, anniversary, or graduation. You can’t do without restaurant cuisine and waiters, but you don’t like a restaurant as a venue. Perhaps in the establishments that you like, all the places are already booked, and you do not like the free ones. Perhaps you want something more original – a holiday in the open air, on a yacht, in nature. Or at your disposal, there is a hall suitable for holding a banquet. Maybe you want to gather friends for a banquet in your own house, there is enough space, but who will cook and serve the guests? This is where the services of a catering company come to the rescue. Depending on the venue of the event and its scale, a mobile restaurant on wheels with all the necessary equipment, chefs and waiters can drive up there,
- Treat in addition to the main event
Finally, several events provide catering for participants and guests without a visit to a cafe or restaurant. For example, during conferences, and seminars it is customary to organize coffee breaks. A presentation with a treat for guests can take place in the open air. Out-of-town picnics, which are often held after a team game, are one of the most popular forms of team building; barbecue organization can also be left to professionals.
- ordering catering in the office:
Your team is celebrating success and decided to order a shared lunch. It’s a busy season in your office and everyone is working overtime and they need a lunch break. Your company is trying to attract young people who like free food at work. Your competitor offers breakfast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and your employees notice it. Investors are visiting your office and you would like to host a lunch meeting – and show that you have a knack for serving delicious local food to your guests.