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Plan Your Event: Food and Décor

Planning an event is not just about throwing things together and hoping for the best. There are so many different things that you need to plan that it can become overwhelming. To help you plan your event, we have put together some of the most common event planning topics to help you on your way.

The truth is, food and décor make or break an event. If you don’t get the catering right, then no one will enjoy the food you have provided, and if it’s not a nice place to be, people won’t stay for long. Décor is the icing on the cake, and it’s what makes an event special.

So, with these ideas in mind, let’s look at what goes into putting on a successful event – focusing on the food and décor.

Food and decor are by far the two most important elements when planning an event.


Deciding on food is crucial to plan your event because it determines whether people will enjoy themselves or not. Therefore, planning the menu in advance is key in planning successful events. When thinking about a menu, the major turning points would be the kind of event you are having, the taste preferences of your guests, and how formal the event is going to be.  For example, if it’s for a wedding between two Italians in an Italian restaurant, then it’s safe to say that they will expect pizzas and pasta. 


The other important element to be considered when planning a successful event is the décor. This just means all the different decorations you use to spruce up the environment, from the dinner plates to the table arrangements and even the chair backs — everything matters. Planning in advance about what kind of look you are going to have will help avoid last-minute stress because you’ll know what items to get beforehand and where to get them.

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