How Much Should I Pay to Cater My Birthday Party?

When it comes to throwing the birthday party of a lifetime, you don’t want to settle for the same old, same old.  In fact, in an effort to take your party to the next level, you’re thinking of hiring a catering service to come to your birthday party.


But you’re a bit hesitant to follow this plan of action.  You know that hiring a catering service will give you significant peace of mind.  You know a catering service means you won’t have to worry about keeping your guests’ plates full.  And you certainly know that hiring a catering service will take the burden of birthday planning off of your shoulders.  You’re just worried about how much you’ll have to spend to enjoy the privilege.


When it comes down to it, you want to know: how much will you have to pay to cater your birthday party?


The answer can be frustratingly vague.  However, the answer will largely depend on these determining factors:


  • How many guests will be at your birthday party?
  • Are you hoping to provide multiple courses to your birthday party guests?  Or will you be content with a light lunch, or a smaller dinner?
  • What kind of foods do you want your catering service to provide?  This will most likely tie into how many courses you’ll be offering your birthday party guests.
  • Will you require your catering service to provide tables, tents, and other materials necessary for serving your guests?  Any materials you can provide will save you significant money on the final catering costs.


Ultimately, the cost to cater your birthday party will depend on how many guests you have, and how much food you’d like to provide them.  Contact your catering service today to discuss these details to ensure you get the best price possible.  You just may be pleasantly surprised by the final price!