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Catering seems like a pretty basic thing. You cook some food and bring it to the party/event and serve it up. So why does it cost so much for a catered event, especially one that’s not at a restaurant or dedicated catering hall?
Where does all this money go? Into the pockets of the caterers? Let’s try to unpack this just a bit and examine what a caterer actually does for all that money. As we’ll see, much of it has nothing to do with cooking food.
Raw food costs
Caterers are able to purchase most foodstuffs at a considerable discount over what an ordinary consumer will pay. This is especially true for anything bought in bulk, such as canned (or fresh) vegetables, meat, seafood. For example, a caterer might pay $40 for a 10kg (22 lb.) box of top quality Holland Sweet Red peppers, while … Read more