The holiday can be an incredibly stressful time, especially when it is your turn to host Christmas dinner. People spend days or even weeks planning the party, making sure the menu is perfect.
This is followed by hours, if not days, in the kitchen cooking, only to say their good-byes to their guests and return to the kitchen to clean-up. If you have a large gathering, this year consider having a party planner take care of all the details for you. Here are four benefits of a party hire.
1. A party hire will take care of the menu
One of the most time-consuming holiday party planning tasks is figuring out what to serve and how much you need to make to feed everyone. Whether you want a traditional meal of roast meats and side dishes or prefer to serve modern takes, such as prawns, barramundi and cold sliced turkey and ham with salads, a party hire will ensure you have an unforgettable meal with plenty of food for everyone.
2. A party hire will keep you on budget
Hosting a large Christmas gathering is expensive. If you prepare too much food, you have spent more money than you needed to. If you don't prepare enough, it is embarrassing at best and may require last-minute spending to get more food. It's also easy to forget to factor in other things, such as beer and liquor.
When you hire a party planning service, you tell them how many guests will be at the party and let them know your budget. They will do the computations and precisely determine what you can afford and what you cannot afford, all while making sure you have everything you and your guests need.
3. A party hire knows where to get the best deals
Party planners routinely work with many different venues and party supply services. This can save you money as well as frustration. For example, if you have chosen to have a backyard Christmas barbecue, a party hire will know who the best caterers are for this type of menu and your budget. The same applies to other services, such as table and linen rentals and entertainment providers.
4. A party hire will allow everyone to enjoy the celebration
Too often a few people end up spending all their time serving everyone else. This can lead to exhaustion and dread rather than enjoyment and relaxation. With a party hire taking care of all the details for you, you can spend time with your family and loved ones instead of simmering with resentment in the kitchen.