We’ve all been to those corporate parties. Some good, some bad, some memorable, and some, well, not so much. The truth is, with a little creativity, the right help and great food, your next corporate party could be the talk of the town.
The elements of the Opera gala evening are ones that we absolutely love to work with; a beautiful and dramatic setting (you can not get better than being on an actual stage!), a completely themed menu that evokes the time and place of each Opera, wines paired to each course, and the challenge of producing and serving this sumptuous meal for 320 guests with no onsite kitchen. The challenges are many - but the Devour Catering team lives for events like this! It is Calgary Opera's signature fundraising event and in 2012 raised a very impressive $330,000 dollars.
Hiring a caterer can be a tricky business. Many of the calls we receive from people planning a corporate cocktail party, birthday party, or a wedding are often wrought with stress and worry since many people calling us have never worked with a caterer before and they are not sure how to go about it. Price points and levels of service can vary widely and this can be confusing for someone trying to get what they need at the budget that works for them. What to do? Read on!