FBIL = Future Brother in Law.
Try work out caterers per head. £2500 for 45 people is about £55 per head. That is a lot! Did it include VAT as well? A lot of companies quote figures first, then spring VAT on after!
Our caterers are working out £20 per head, to include canapes, then bread and butter on the tables to start, starter, roast turkey main, dessert, and coffee and mints after. Also table cloth hire too. They will also serve the drinks we buy ourselves. Inclusive of VAT as well.
To be honest though, this is a word of mouth recommendation as my aunt works for the town council and they used them for a party for the mayor, they dont advertise online so would never have found them that way.
When I got quotes, they were coming in basic 3 course sit down menu of £30+VAT which seemed average. Sit down meals are usually more expensive though, hog roasts are meant to be a much cheaper (but still yummy quality) than sit downs if you like the informality of it!
I'd aim to get someone to quote around the £20 per head mark for hog roast.
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