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 Style

  • Small to large groups
  • Great for networking, mingling
  • May not satisfy the hungry
  • Budget more for beverages

Buffet Style

  • Good for large groups
  • Guests choose what they want
  • Slower time to complete meal service
  • People consume more

Food Stations

  • Great for networking, mingling
  • More exciting style for guests
  • Faster than a buffet
  • Guests tend to eat more

Plated Dinner

  • More elegant service style
  • More control over food costs
  • Requires more staff
  • More definitive timing

Takeout Catering

  • Allows flexibilty in timing
  • Faster time to complete
  • Lower food & staff costs
  • Quality of serving falls to host

Bar Service

  • 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

Catering Quote

    Wedding, Memorial, Birthday, Grand Opening, Office Party, Dinner at home...

    Location name such as Home , Business or Venue

    Beverage Set Up, Beer, Wine Bar, Full Bar...

    Bakery Hours Of Operation:

    • Monday – Tuesday: 7AM – 7PM
    • Wednesday to Sunday: 7AM – 9PM

    Restaurant Hours Of Operation:

    • Monday and Tuesday: 9AM – 3PM
    • Wednesday to Sunday: 9AM – Close
    • Brunch: 9AM – 3PM – view menu
    • Dinner Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 4PM – 9PM view menu
    • Happy Hour: 3:PM – 6PM

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