Hosting

Cater in the right quantities.

Nothing marks a celebration like a good meal.  Be a wise host by knowing just how much to serve without wasting food.

Practise some of these tips to prevent wastage when catering food for an occasion:

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Provide just enough. 

Downsize the portions of each dish if you are planning to serve a variety of dishes.

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Know what your guests are bringing.

Potluck meals should be carefully planned. Ask your guests the type and quantity of food that they're bringing.

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Cater for less than the actual number of guests.

When catering for an event, it’s usually safe to order for 10% to 15% less than the number of guests attending.

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Keep it neat.

Encourage your guests to not leave any scraps on their plates. It makes cleaning easier and minimises food wastage.

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Let’s avoid catering in excess.

Get more tips on reducing food wastage and saving money from this handy guide.