Get detailed quotes from your caterer in regards to specific food items if you are planning your wedding that is more than six months ahead and make sure you get full details.
Don’t forget to count in your DJ/band members, photographer/videographer and wedding consultant when you finalise the total number of guests for meals. Sometimes the caterer will give you a discount for vendor meals.
When you are making arrangements for alcohol at your reception, be sure to nail down the all the details. They may seem trivial but the differences can add up to a big bill or big savings. It is recommended that you purchase approximately 1/3 more of the total alcohol than you think you need. It is advised to purchase from a distributor that will allow you to return unopened bottles.