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When you are searching for the best Gainesville wedding caterer near you, look no further than David’s Catering.
We have provided wedding catering services to the North Central Florida area including Ocala & Lake City for nearly 30 years, let our experience work for you!
Many of you may have known us for our BBQ over the years but our catering department has grown exponentially since 2012 when we dedicated a full-time team to it. Everything from prime rib to vegan weddings.
We are so confident that you will love what we have to offer that we provide FREE wedding consultations to anyone who lets us prepare a quote for their wedding!
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David’s BBQ understands that each wedding day is unique and has special budgetary needs.
Our staff is always professional, making even something as down to earth and homey as BBQ seem fancy and elegant.
We will help you get the most value out of your budget on your wedding day.
The best part of David’s catering your wedding, rehearsal dinner, or brunch is that you get amazing food, great and reliable service for an awesome price! Schedule a FREE tasting today to discuss your catering needs.
With all of the effort of planning your wedding day the last thing you want to do is spend hours planning your rehearsal dinner.
If you don’t want to use David’s for the actual wedding, then let us handle your rehearsal dinner. Often people choose to reserve our dining room for their rehearsal dinner.
For smaller groups, the far end of our dining room is perfect, as it seats about 50 people. Our staff will make sure you are comfortable and worry free. We even decorate with balloons and ribbons for your special occasion!
Next Day Brunch
Our breakfast catering has really become a popular addition for those using our wedding catering services for a post wedding brunch.
Imagine waking up on your first day as a newlywed to a gigantic breakfast buffet.
We will bring breakfast to you:
- French toast
- and even omelets!
That’s right we bring our own setup to make omelets fresh to order. David’s mouth-watering breakfast catering is a real crowd pleaser.
When searching for your wedding caterer, remember, David’s will come to you!
While we offer wedding catering based out of Gainesville Florida and will cater your party far as Jacksonville, Orlando or Tampa.
So don’t be shy give us a call at 352.373.2002 today!
Choosing A Wedding Caterer Tips
It is necessary to discover and pick the best person for dealing with the catering service for the special day.
Let’s have a look at some of the suggestions that can help you choose the ideal one.
Strategize an appropriate spending budget
Initially, budgeting is the most essential thing that you have to decide on prior to you go even more into the process of choosing a caterer and lots of couples get really overwhelmed with the prices when they hear out the caterers.
Have an idea, talk with each other and set out a number that you would like to invest in this particular sector prior to you choosing the catering services.
Try before you buy
Keep in mind your options and try a minimum of 2-3 caterers prior to you choosing one for the occasion. Compare what each of them needs to provide to you.
Most wedding planners and caterers have their site nowadays and it is a very convenient way for you to check the reviews and scores of the catering services that you are deciding to pick from.
Inspecting the evaluations will help you examine the caterer’s performance and how great they are at their service.
Have a look at the designs and tableware
Often times it occurs that the venue does not accommodate you with the facility of the dinnerware needed for serving the visitors. Discuss with the catering service provider whether they offer the proper dinnerware and linens for the tables.
Pick somebody who communicates well
Your wedding is the most crucial day of your life, and to make it a picture perfect occasion, you have to constantly interact with the coordinators and catering services at all times and check their profile to see how efficient they are at interacting with their clients before heading forward.
Have a taste test
Trial run is the most important part of the choice procedure for you have to choose the food that tastes absolutely nothing less that amazing.
Go over the versatility of their menu
While preparing a food menu it is vital that the caterer are flexible with sudden changes in the menu to avoid catastrophes.
Some guests might be allergic or intolerant to some food and components and it can just be found out on the RSVPs. So have a speak about whether they are open to tackle such sudden changes and changes if required.
The serving portions
Not too much not too little, the portions of each meal need to be of the ideal amount. Examine if they offer the best parts and sizes of appetizers and main dishes and sides.
Check for proper professional habits
Professionalism is very essential when you are dealing with any sort of event or company. You need to observe how punctual and professional they are with the work they do and whether they have a correct eye for information.
Check for appropriate health maintenance
As you are hiring somebody to serve numerous guests with food you have take a look at whether the catering services prepare their meal in a well clean and sanitary environment and whether they take correct precautions for keeping the meals fresh.
Sign the contract
Once you have actually decided on the caterer of your choice, ask them for a proper written agreement to be signed on that defines all the crucial points and numbers for future convenience of both you and the catering service and likewise to avoid any unnecess