In the food catering industry, there has been an increase in companies specializing in catering services. The newest growing catering business are those that specialize in appetizer type of food. These companies specifically design their menus to focus on finger foods.
Catering services have always offered finger foods as part of their menus, but more caterers were seeing an influx in people wanting only the finger food services. It was with that more catering services where expanding their catering services, or making it an exclusive business.
You may ask yourself why all the hype over snack type food. Well that is easy. Sometimes people want to have an evening event that doesn’t call for entrees. Parties like cocktail parties or even a Super Bowl parties like having only snack type foods available. Foods that people can take a small plate or napkin and enjoy their food while talking and mingling with others.
Business functions are a great opportunity for finger food catering services. If you are holding a special business meeting for training or other purposes, you don’t want to serve full meals. You find it easier to have small appetizer type food so that your employees are not focusing on their meal or their hunger, but focused on the task at hand.
The cost of starting a food catering business is not as high as you think it is. You don’t need as many linens and cutlery is not used as much. The cost to make menus is lower with such a limited menu. You will need to invest in nice serving platters as finger food is usually served by waiter or offered on a platter from a food table.
So if you have been thinking of starting a catering business you may want to consider a finger food catering business. They are increasing in popularity so the demand is high for new companies.