Did You Know

Tips for Reducing Banquet Expenses

Did you know…

  • Attendees will eat more reception food if the event is scheduled for 7 pm or 8pm, rather than 5 pm to 6 pm?
  • Providing tables and chairs at a reception increases food consumption.
  • Providing distractions such as music, entertainment or slide shows decreases food consumption.
  • The plate size at receptions impacts food consumption.
  • Food consumption won’t be high when the purpose of a reception is to network.
  • Food displayed on buffet tables increases food consumption.
  • Offsite receptions decrease food consumption.