Menu Writing & Negotiation Services

Rx for Catering, LLC will work with your catering staff to design menus that will have your group asking for seconds. We stay up to date on the latest food costs and culinary trends. Many times it is our staff that is educating the chefs on proper usage of food trends as it pertains to banquets. This is because these chef’s are working in their region of the world, whereas we are traveling globally. We know all the nuances of teh food and banqueting industry, giving you the best quality food and service for your dollar.

Give us the event specifics and we will negotiate the menus and atmosphere that complements your requirements.

Cost Controls

Prior to your event, we will put cost effective measures in place with food and beverage staff to ensure effective cost controls for handling replenishments, consumptions and food/drink tickets that are distributed. This measure alone has saved our clients thousands of dollars through the years.
Post event paperwork will be reviewed for accurate billing i.e., no hidden charges for labor, consumption or improperly keyed numbers. When on site this is done daily so our customers leave show site with an exact on their F & B spend.

F & B Cost Cutting Seminars

Let education come to you. We can customize a seminar for your meeting planning department or organization. Claire R. Gould, Owner is the F & B subject matter expert for Plan Your Meetings Magazine, Speaker at the Rgional Chapter of MPI in Cancun, Plan Your Meetings Magazine Atlanta Summit and Medical Meeting Planning Seminar in Philadelphia. Seminars can be customized for any size group and are very interactive, visual and informative. Attendees leave the seminar with many cost saving tips and ideas that they can start using immediately. Seminars can range from 1 hour to 5 hours that includes 2.5 of lecture with a 30 minute break, and then the group is taken through a 2 hour menu tasting.

Event Marketing & Themes

Our staff works on an international basis with many corporation and has access to several clever concepts and ideas. More times than not we work with companies on their new marketing campaigns to incorporate the look and feel of the event. Explain to us the general ideas for your meeting, party or event and we will customize a theme or event marketing concept that works for you. We do have contacts with many vendors and suppliers worldwide that lighten your burden with purchasing and shipping decisions.

BEO Review Services

Rx for Catering, LLC will cross reference your Banquet Event Orders for accuracy against your initial requests and make recommendations on quantities and menu enhancements, WITHOUT increasing your budget. We make sure all BEO’s are properly referenced on layout, set up and timelines of the event.

Design Your Room Layout

Can’t get to the food ~ Let alone the bar? We will put your menu and room diagram under our microscope to make sure that:

  • Your seating arrangements make optimum use of the room’s size and planned activities or we can design your room layout. Samples are available upon request.
  • You have enough food stations and effective buffet design to avoid long lines.
  • Your china, glass and staffing counts meet the needs of your event.
  • Your food and event activities are coordinated to please the guests and hosts.