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Make Your Next Event More Special - Hire A Catering Service

Author : Stephen Daniels

Special events can be as small as a child's birthday party or as elaborate as a large wedding full of family and friends. If your plans for your next event include long list of attendees, elaborate meal, beverage service, flowers, themed decorations, and more, perhaps you should consider event venues other than your living room.

One way to make your life easier for a home-based event such as a baby shower is to consider hiring a catering service to help with the food, beverages and table set ups. This way, you'll be freed from most of the work and your energy can go towards greeting and enjoying your guests.

If you've decided your home is not the right venue, it's time to research the reception halls in your area; location is a primary consideration at this point, as well as ease of access and parking for your guests. Your next consideration is the event venue itself as there are so many choices, especially in urban areas. The nature of your celebration will help guide your selection process.

Corporate receptions are often held at hotels or banquet halls because of their full-service catering and meeting staff. A golden anniversary, wedding or Bar Mitzvah is more likely to have speeches, music and dancing. A more party-like environment would be conducive to the good times rolling for this type of event. A hotel could serve, but most event planners will more than likely choose a local historical building or a banquet hall for the added ambience.

Professional catering services can be your party partner. Once your food and beverage budget is established, they'll help you establish your menu, which will then influence all the rest that's involved in creating a very special world for you and your guests.

If you are hiring a banquet or reception hall, most will have a full event planning staff on hand to make sure that no details are overlooked on your special day or evening. Imagine floral arrangements, lighting and table decorations, all contributing to a feeling of a special time and space apart from your everyday world. Often, purchasing a party package that includes all these details and more, not only takes many burdens off your shoulders, but can be less expensive than trying to make each of these arrangements separately.

Professionals have established connections with vendors and staff to take care of all the details for you.

Partying with peace of mind - sounds like a good plan!

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When searching for a top-of-the-line reception hall in Chicago, internet marketing strategist S. Daniels suggests European Chalet Banquets. With gourmet food, complete event planning services and luxurious European-styled spaces, they work to provide the perfect venue for you and your guests, regardless of the event type.

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Tags:   Chicago event venues, Chicago catering, Chicago reception halls

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