Holidays – those rare and cherished moments when we do whatever we can to make them as special and as memorable as possible, and what better way to do that than with a stellar holiday party? The question then becomes, how can you organise a well-thought-out and executed one to truly enhance the experience? 

The short answer is: You hire a professional holiday party caterer.

Long answer: Here are three more perks of hiring a holiday party caterer in Sydney.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Holiday Party Caterer in Sydney

Planning parties can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially when you’re already on holiday, and you just don’t have the time to be planning any parties. Enlisting the services of a professional holiday party caterer can help alleviate the burden and ensure that every aspect of your event is taken care of.

#1 Excellent food preparation

When you hire a professional holiday party caterer, you can be certain that they’ll provide you with food of the highest quality possible. DIY food preparation is time-consuming and stressful – both of which you can do without, especially at a time when you need a break from it all. It’s much easier to relax and enjoy yourself, knowing that your food is handled by seasoned professionals.

By opting for a professional party catering service, you guarantee the quality and diversity of the food served at your holiday party and therefore create a culinary experience that surpasses anything you could achieve on your own.

#2 No cleanup headaches

Even if you like cooking, the post-party cleanup can dampen the experience. Leave the cooking for when you have more time on your hands and fewer mouths to feed. By engaging the services of a party caterer, you’re hitting two birds with one stone: a) Treat your guests to delightful food and b) alleviate the laborious task of cleaning up. Happy guests and an even happier host.

#3 Enlist the services of a professional holiday party caterer so you can focus on enjoying it

Besides the food quality, an essential aspect is allowing professional caterers to take charge of the cooking. This decision allows you to focus on what truly matters—ensuring your guests have an enjoyable time without feeling like you’re missing out on your own party.

Make the most of your holiday party by hiring a professional holiday party caterer. Free yourself from the responsibility of food management. Engage with your guests. Enjoy meaningful social interactions. Be in the moment.

Things to keep in mind when hiring a holiday party caterer

In order to have a smooth, successful holiday party experience, early planning is the way to go. That’s 10X truer for Christmas parties. Remember, the holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for venues, caterers, and entertainers (and let’s not forget your guests), so it’s best to get the ball moving as soon as possible.

Planning a party always needs a ton of effort, but doing so around the holidays may be extremely frantic. There’s so much to think about, so much to do, and not enough time to actually get it done, and most importantly, it’s easy to overlook certain key details. Here are a few things to keep in mind when enlisting the services of a holiday party caterer in Sydney.

#1 What sort of party are you throwing

When exploring holiday theme ideas, it’s crucial to determine the type of party you intend to host. The style of your holiday party significantly influences the choice of venue. For instance, a sit-down dinner may be suitable for a restaurant, whereas an elegant cocktail party requires a venue with a different ambience. On the other hand, if you aim for a spirited and festive atmosphere, secure a spacious venue where guests can freely socialise and dance as the entertainment unfolds.

The styles your professional holiday party caterer suggests significantly influences the overall experience. A formal sit-down dinner has distinct catering requirements compared to a buffet or cocktail party, each presenting unique staffing considerations. To ensure a successful event that caters to all your guests’ needs, define your event style ahead of time so you can book the appropriate services.

#2 Entertainment

The entertainment at a holiday party is a vital component., but there are several decisions to be taken in advance that are just as vital. To get people socialising and on the dance floor, do you want to hire a band or a DJ, or would you rather provide something a little more interactive?

Here are a few of the most fundamental options: 

  • Performance: Performance plays a significant role in holiday parties, often involving musical entertainers like DJs or live bands. In the case of larger holiday parties, it may extend to guest speakers, comedians, or magicians. When planning, it’s crucial to assess the venue’s capacity to accommodate the entertainers. Can they provide an in-house PA system, or will you or the entertainers be responsible for it? Is there sufficient space for a separate stage area, including lights and equipment? Prioritise these considerations before finalising your entertainment arrangements.
  • Interactive: Interactive entertainment plays a crucial role in creating a vibrant holiday party atmosphere and ensuring your guests have a great time. The choice of hands-on entertainment depends on the type of party you’re hosting. If children are attending, focus on family-friendly games, entertainers, carnival-style activities, or a photo booth. For adult-only parties, you have more leeway, such as introducing a mobile casino. The general rule of thumb: Give the people what they want.

Why hire Boardwalk Catering as your Sydney-based professional holiday party caterer of choice

When it comes to organising a memorable holiday party, hiring a professional catering service can make all the difference. Here’s why Boardwalk Catering should be your top choice:

  • Gold Licence Status: Boardwalk Catering holds a prestigious Gold Licence status, ensuring that we meet the highest industry standards. This means you can trust us to deliver a top-notch catering experience for your holiday party.
  • Fresh and Seasonal Produce: We pride ourselves on using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Our commitment to sourcing seasonal produce ensures that your guests will enjoy delicious and flavourful dishes that highlight the best of every season.
  • Premium Catering with a Difference: At Boardwalk Catering, we go above and beyond to provide exceptional service that exceeds expectations. From our attentive staff to our meticulous attention to detail, we strive to create a catering experience that is truly memorable.
  • Values that Set Us Apart: Our core values of honesty, customer focus, adaptiveness, common sense, and attention to detail are at the heart of everything we do. We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and delivering catering services that are tailored to their unique needs.
  • 24-Hour Monitoring System: One aspect that sets us apart is our implementation of 24-hour monitors for our fridges and freezers. This additional safeguard ensures that food safety is our top priority. If temperatures exceed a certain threshold, our monitoring system immediately alerts us, allowing us to take swift action.

With Boardwalk Catering, you can trust that your holiday party will be a resounding success. Our commitment to excellence, premium service, and attention to detail will leave you and your guests thoroughly impressed. Have fun with your holiday party while we’re having fun catering for you. Memories are what define us, and the Boardwalk Catering team thrives at making ones that stand the test of time. 

Contact us today for more information or give us a call at 0434 917 069.