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Tips on Choosing a Caterering Company in Austin

 

Quinceanera Catering in Austin TX

Helpful hints to finding the best quinceanera caterers in Austin...

There are so many caterers in Austin that it can be difficult to choose the right one for your quince.  But we all know that food is a huge part of all Austin Quinceaneras.  So, the question is:  Where do I start?

First, when hiring a caterer you should not limit your thoughts to food only.  Catering companies in Austin offer so much more.  The sky is the limit as to what caterering services are offered in today's world.  Other things to think about when hiring a caterer for your Austin Quinceanera are drinks, service, dependability, table linens, and serving equipment.

Second, you will want to have a maximum budget in mind.  If your Austin catering quotes come in higher than expected, you may be able to lower your costs by asking your caterer to use disposables (cups, plates, utensils, napkins, etc.) instead of things like stainless steel utensils or crystal champagne glasses.  *Be careful here, because you don’t want to be seen as too cheap. Padrinos usually enjoy helping with the catering so don’t be afraid to ask them for help!

When discussing the menu, caterers in Austin should give you several options that cover both sit-down dinners and/or buffets.  Traditional quinceanera food is always enjoyable.  But don’t limit yourself to rice and beans.  Your hors d oeuvres can be as simple as cheese and crackers or as high-end as shrimp cocktail or caviar.  The decisions are yours.  Before you talk with a caterer in Austin, think about the parts of the meal that you want to highlight.  Do you want the appetizers to be the talk of the party?  Or the dessert?  (Chocolate fountains are a great idea here!) 

Sit-down menus can include light hors d oeuvres or a salad, a meat selection and 2 sides dishes with a roll.  Buffets give your guests more choices and can include a carving station of ham, turkey or roast beef.  (These are always popular!)

As with photographers, be sure to ask your catering service for references and a sample tasting of some items that you are thinking of putting on the menu. But above all, a good caterer will be sure the food and service is not only a reflection of their company but your Austin quinceanera.

Top tips on choosing the perfect caterer for your Austin Quinceanera:

  • Will your Austin catering company meet your overall budget?
  • Does your caterer have all the appropriate licenses and liability insurance?  
  • As with all parts of planning, get the caterer’s quote in writing so you will not be overcharged.
  • Does the caterer provide waiters and waitresses?  (Always nice to have servers hired by your catering company.)
  • Flexibility:  Is your Austin caterer open to your input and ideas?  Consider this when choosing decorations.
  • Ask for the resumes of the catering company as well as the head chef and the cooks that will be preparing your food. (If they hesitate or can’t produce these, you may want to look elsewhere.)
  • Check references to make sure the catering company has a good history with Austin Quinceaneras.
  • Check to see if the company offers specials or discounts for Quinceaneras.  Many packages are available, so don’t be afraid to ask!
  • Take a tour of the catering company.  Ask for samples of the food.  Make sure the kitchen is clean and reputable.  Would you want to serve your guests food from a dirty kitchen?

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Elegancia Bridal

Elegancia Bridal
(512) 533-9337
(512) 323-0900
10815 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78753
Mention AustinQuinceanera.com for SECRET discount on all dresses!

Balcones Country Club

Balcones Country Club
The perfect venue for Quinceaneras and Weddings!
8600 Balcones Club Drive, Austin, TX 78750
(512) 258-9890

Lupitas Catering/Comida

Lupitas Catering/Comida
(512) 964-0760
Mencione My Austin Quinceanera website y recibe 10% descuento para todos eventos.

Quince Mundo Choreography

Quince Mundo Choreography
Mention AustinQuinceanera.com for $50 off any dance package. (512) 348-7615

Embassy Suites Austin Central

Embassy Suites Austin Central
(512) 519-0466
5901 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd., Austin, TX 78723
Mention My Austin Quinceañera and get FREE suite the night of your event!

Juan Escobedo Photo and Video

Juan Escobedo Photo and Video
(512) 470-6857
Mention My Austin Quinceañera website and get a FREE 20 page photobook of your event!

Ceremonias 15 and Bridal

Ceremonias 15 and Bridal
(512) 832-6763
9424 Parkfield Drive
Austin, TX 78758
Get a FREE petticoat or tiara when you mention My Austin Quinceanera Website!

Coreografia Quality

Coreografia Quality
(956) 688-8045
Mention My Austin Quinceanera for $100 off!

The Traveling Photo Booth

The Traveling Photo Booth
Austin's Coolest Photobooth!
Mention My Austin Quinceanera and get a $75 discount.
(512) 524-6046

Circle J Vintage Cars

Circle J Vintage Cars
(512) 649-2645
Mention AustinQuinceanera.com when you choose one of our cars and get a SECOND CAR FREE for friends and family!

Maru's Boutique

Maru's Boutique
Mention My Austin Quinceanera website and get $100 off all XV dresses and $50 off prom.
(512) 255-2220
1201 S Interstate 35 Suite 306, Round Rock, TX 78664

Berry Creek Country Club

Berry Creek Country Club
The best quinceanera hall north of Austin!
(512) 930-4615
30500 Berry Creek Drive
Georgetown, TX 78268