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Gino Spano

 Tags: Event Planning

The bridal shower is an event all brides and bridesmaids look forward to. It’s an afternoon to catch up, play games, and enjoy some quality pre-wedding bonding time.

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Instead of preparing all the food yourself, why not let somebody else handle it? Here’s why catering your bridal shower is the smart move to make.

1. Save Yourself the Stress

It’s no secret that planning a bridal shower is a lot of work. You need to set the date, confirm RSVP invitations, decide on a time, and most importantly, host. If you’re making most of the food for the party—a big part of the day—you’ll no doubt spend more time worrying about planning the perfect meal and less time focusing on the other party aspects.

When you choose to have the party food catered, you’ll eliminate any time previously dedicated to shopping, cooking, and preparing food for the shower. Whether you choose full services or simple delivery catering, your worries will be reduced.

It’s nice to know you have an entirely separate team taking care of the menu so all that’s left for you to do is make sure the rest of the party is perfect. You can use this new time to brainstorm more games, settle on a theme, and put together a killer playlist. You’ll find yourself more relaxed knowing you’re just waiting for the delicious food to arrive.

You’re already so busy confirming the many details involved in planning every part of your wedding. When it comes to the menu, let the professionals handle the food.

2. Feed Your Guests the Best

Your bridal shower brings together a diverse group of eaters, and you want to ensure everyone will enjoy the meal. Once you give your caterer the pertinent information, such as the guest list, any menu ideas, and dietary restrictions, they’ll plan the perfect menu for you and your guests.

You can suggest particular dishes you’d like to serve or let them handle the menu entirely, subject to your approval. Should you serve delicious bites or a plated brunch? Caterers can advise the best suggestion. Are you wondering how you can pair the meal with the right cocktail? They have perfect catering menu ideas for food and wine pairings. From finger sandwiches to hot meals, desserts, and more, the caterer handling your bridal shower can present a party menu you and your guests will love.

Whether you’re serving mini quiches with vegetable trays and hummus and pita or a seated lunch with potato salad, kebabs, and grilled vegetables, a caterer knows how to feed your crowd.

3. Trusted Service and Experience

Cooking and presenting delicious meals are a caterer’s expertise. They can recommend the best ideas for any event, including your bridal shower. They’re able to accommodate any dietary requests, allergies, and other dietary preferences as needed. They can even incorporate particular dishes that match your shower’s theme, really bringing the entire day together.

Work with a caterer that offers more than delicious food. Hire a catering business with the experience to wow the guests at your bridal shower. If you’ve already confirmed your wedding caterer, ask about their availability and fee to see if they can also cater the shower. You’ll save more time when you don’t have to research a new catering company.

It can be tough to cater to a crowd, but catering professionals know how to do just that. Every bride wants the perfect bridal shower. Ensure every bit of the day is perfect with a catered meal.


Gino Spano

Starting with roots in a kitchen at 14 years old, he worked his way up the ranks and by the young age of 17 was responsible for daily events of 50 to 600 people. Gino continued to use his talents to work in catering, banquet and restaurant kitchens across the GTA. His love for Italian, French and Asian cuisine paired with his wide variety of knowledge brought him success in his new venture at Seventh Heaven in 2001. Over the past 12 years, he has cooked many meals for social events, corporate events and government officials. His love for new challenges brought him into corporate sales where he and the Seventh Heaven team won Best Catered Event for Canadian Linen’s “The Great White North” – Facility Grand Opening in 2009.
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