How much is catering for a wedding in South Africa?
THE WEDDING VENUE AND CATERING We recommend you put 50% of your budget towards your wedding venue and catering for the day. R50 000 – R60 000 will get you an amazing wedding venue with about R45 000 for catering when working on 100 guests which make for R450 per person.
How much does a wedding cost for 100 guests in South Africa?
Costs vary greatly depending on the size and location of the wedding. According to professional wedding planners, Great Occasions, the average cost of wedding in South Africa is between R70,000 – R80,000 for 80 to 100 people.
How do you calculate food for a wedding?
To calculate how much money per person you have to spend, take your budget and divide that by your number of guests. For example, a couple feeding 125 guests on a $5,000.00 budget will have $40.00 per person to spend on the food, utensils, and equipment. This number will help you determine the type of menu to prepare.
How can I save money on food at my wedding?
We’ve got the top clever ways to save money on wedding catering, straight from the pros.
- Book special offer rates.
- Go for budget-friendly foods.
- Skip the plated full-service dinner.
- Opt for a weekday.
- Consider disposable dinnerware.
- Go casual for cocktail hour.
How can I cook for 100 guests?
How to cook for 100 people – Erika’s tips
- If you’re making something new, test the recipe ahead of time.
- Keep the decorations simple.
- Pad the menu with a few easy dishes.
- Use all your appliances.
- Choose recipes that can be made ahead, in full or in part.
- The buffet is your friend.
- Make a prep schedule.
What is a reasonable budget for a wedding in South Africa?
According to professional wedding planners, Great Occasions, the average cost of wedding in South Africa is between R70,000 – R80,000 for 80 to 100 people. However, the group notes that these going prices per head (R700 to R800) could easily escalate to R1,500 or R2,000 per person (R200,000 for a wedding).
How much does a Cape Town wedding cost?
On average, couples who get married in Cape Town spend R250,000 + (with all the ‘bells and whistles’) with the wedding venue and catering being some of the most expensive items.
What does a wedding caterer actually do?
Your wedding caterer will not simply suggest and supply the food. Depending on your caterer it could include coordinating rentals required, providing well-trained service staff for set-up, serving and the post-wedding strike. Decide on your budget and serving preference first.
Who is Silverspoon catering?
Silverspoon Catering is a Cape Town Catering Company for private parties, wedding catering, corporate catering, birthday parties, cocktail parties and caterers for any occasion +27 (0)21 534 [email protected]
What is a buffet wedding reception?
Buffet’s are a popular and versatile option for your wedding feast. In addition to delicious food, you and your guests can also enjoy variety in flavour, produce and even cuisines. Buffets have an interactive element and contribute to a fun and festive atmosphere for your reception.