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Desert Events and Catering is committed to providing exceptional food, party rentals and services at affordable prices in the Coachelley Valley. We can provide you with all your catering needs from corporate deliveries, pickups, luncheons, weddings, and holiday parties. Desert Events and Catering Party Rentals offers a wide array of rental items from tables, chairs, and chinaware to lighting, linen, tents and dance floors. We offer cutting edge design for every event. We serve all of Southern California, including Orange County, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. With over 30 years as an industry leader, our experience in catering and event planning and rentals is something you will appricate.
Planning an wedding or event is a specific skill that not everybody has, but if you pay attention to the details you can successfully do. In order to be successful when it comes to event planning you need to be organized, have good communication skills, and be able to follow up with various vendors. Without these traits you are very likely to miss some of the important aspects needed when planning a major event.
General Event Planning Timeline and Checklist
Three Weeks Before Event
Decide on a location for your party or celebration think about whether the guests will be adults or children
Make an invitation list
Decide on a theme if appropriate
Send out invitations email, evite, snail mail and phone calls are all acceptable
Plan a menu
Ask people for help think about any help you will need with pre and post-party setup and tear down; bartenders; caterers; appetizers; cooks; etc
Two Weeks Before Event
Get plates, eating utensils, tables and linens ready.
Decide on music you can use your own stereo, ipod and laptop; or you can hire a DJ.
Make a list of shopping items you may need to buy go purchase the items that will not go bad.
One Week Before Event
Three Days Before Event
Decorate the venue
Set up garbage cans in convenient locations
Designate an area for coats and jackets buy hangers if you need it
Grocery shopping purchase everything you need for the meal (disregard if at restaurant)
One Day Before Event
Set the tables and seating areas
Buy flowers and set up final decorations
Start cooking and preparing food that can sit overnight
Put away all valuables if party is at your home, put valuables in a safe place
Day of Your Event
Set up chairs and seating
Finish last minute cooking you will probably start cooking first thing in the morning
Place food on tables or buffet area
Welcome and greet guests as they arrive create a warm and welcoming entrance for your guests
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Choosing the right venue is an important part of event planning. The correct venue can really make or break your event. If you select a venue that is too small there will not be enough room for all of your guests to enjoy your event they way that you intended. If the venue is too large you risk the chance of paying too much money and unnecessarily increasing your costs. The size of your group will help determine what type of venue you will need for your event. If you are planning a small birthday party for a dozen or so guests a restaurant might be your best option as many locations are able to offer you a private room to use for your party, while utilizing the cooking staff they have on hand for the meal. However, if you are planning a large corporate event you may want to rent out a meeting room in a hotel or convention center, where you will be able to hire a catering service to handle all of your cooking needs.
When it comes to planning a great event you will want to keep many different things in mind when making the preparations such as number of people attending, food that will be served, decorations, and entertainment. If you keep these four main aspects of a large event in mind when starting your planning you will quickly see just what needs to be included to make your event a success.
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Catering Palm Springs | Wedding Catering and Planning Palm Desert and Palm Springs, California
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