CHOOSE A CATERING SERVICE STYLE

Whether you’re planning a corporate event or a wedding, it can be a challenging task for even the most seasoned event planner. Choosing a catering service style is one of many aspects that requires consideration — especially when it comes to your budget and event size. At The French Gourmet, where we have been managing large catering events for over 30 years, we take a lot of the stress off your shoulders and ensure your event is a blowout success!

Cocktail Stylefrom $24 pp.*

  • Small to large groups
  • Great for networking, mingling
  • May not satisfy the hungry
  • Budget more for beverages
Buffet Stylefrom $28 pp.*
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  • Good for large groups
  • Guests choose what they want
  • Slower time to complete meal service
  • People consume more
Food Stationsfrom $30 pp.*

  • Great for networking, mingling
  • More exciting style for guests
  • Faster than a buffet
  • Guests tend to eat more
Plated Dinnerfrom $40 pp.*

  • More elegant service style
  • More control over food costs
  • Requires more staff
  • More definitive timing
Takeout/Deliveryfrom $15 pp.*

  • Allows flexibilty in timing
  • Faster time to complete
  • Lower food & staff costs
  • Quality of serving falls to host
Bar Service$upon request

  • More sophisticated drinks
  • Faster, low-waste drinks service
  • Guests served responsibly
  • Less likely to run out
  • Bar will look professional
* Prices can vary a great deal depending on staffing requirements, the type of food, number of guests served, and flatware, china, glassware and equipment requirements.
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