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Catering Advice, Glasgow

What makes a good catering service?

When hiring a catering service, it is extremely important to make sure that you choose a service that will not let you down. If you are wondering what makes a catering service great or even good, here's what you need to look for.


Catering really is all about food. So, no matter how great the venue looks, if the food is not delicious and properly prepared, it will not make your guests happy. The menu needs to be properly planned and the caterer should be prepared with substitutes for special preferences and allergies.

Food safety

Good caterers understand the importance of food safety and health regulations. It is important to make sure that your caterer knows, understands and adheres to these regulations in order to prevent such things as cross-contamination.

Quality service

Polite, courteous and prompt service is extremely important. The right service will help you reduce any stress of hosting an event. It will also ensure that you make the right impression.

Proper planning

An expert caterer knows how to plan ahead and keep everything running smoothly. This means that your caterer needs to have processes and procedures in place. Being able to properly manage catering employees is absolutely essential.

These are the main qualities to look for in a catering service. By covering all of your bases, you can be sure that your event will go off without a hitch and you will enjoy the best catered experience!


Urban Kitchen Catering provide event catering services throughout Glasgow and the surrounding areas. We also offer free delivery within the city of Glasgow.