Tutorial: How to Inquire about Catering.

Catering with Ritz is simple and fast. We created this tutorial to help guide you along the way and answer any questions that you might have about buffet catering.

Step One: Browse our Website

On our website you will see that we providing many types of catering including Business Event Catering, Private Event Catering, Christmas Catering, BBQ Catering, and Wedding Catering. This tutorial is geared towards all of the above except for wedding catering – you can see a tutorial on wedding catering here.

Each of our menus is created with specific events in mind, but we do not limit or Menus to those specific events – for example; our Winners Windup menu has us thinking about Sports Windup Parties but you can definitely inquire this menu for Birthdays too! Our Greek Executive Lunch is made for your Office Meeting Luncheon but we have also Catered this menu for large Annual Business Events too.

When looking through our menus keep in mind that nothing needs to be set in stone just yet. You can Customize your Catered Menu any way you like. We take on Special Requests in regards to dietary and allergy needs. We also have Gluten-Free and Vegan options.

Step Two: Check our Availability

You are Hosting the Event and need to Coordinate the Food, you know what type of event it will be (ie; Business Meeting, Large Corporate Event, etc.) and you now know the type of Catered Menus we have to offer from our last step. It’s time to send in your inquiry! Let us know the Type of Event you are hosting, the Date you are thinking of, approximate Time-frame, and your Estimated Guest Numbers. With this information we will able to give you an accurate look at our availability.

Step Three: Choosing your Menu

Choosing your menu with Ritz Catering has never been simpler.  You have a great selection to choose from on our website or you can Create your Own! Not sure what choices you have? Simply contact us and ask for a list of our preferred Salads or Entrees.  Or ask us to create something for you; let us know the crowd we are feeding (Hungry Workers, Health Conscious, Dietary Concerns, etc.) and the Type of Event you are hosting (Reception Dinner, Open House, Business Meeting, etc.).

Step Four: Eat & Enjoy!

We are a Full Service Catering Company; our goal in the catering process is to make sure everything is taken care of from the Kitchen to your Plate. Our staff will arrive at your designated drop off or service time to Set Up the Buffet and we will Return or Stay (depending on your type of event) to gather the Dirty Dishes and Equipment.

We provide the Essentials for your Buffet, including:

  • Plates (biodegradable or china plates)
  • Cutlery
  • Napkins
  • Serving Utensils
  • Chafing Dishes to keep your Food Hot
  • Buffet Linens can also be arranged

We hope this tutorial was informative but if your Questions have still gone unanswered feel free to give us a Call or Email! We want to make sure that you have a great experience with catering, it is what we do after all!


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