We have put together a few frequently asked questions below, to assist you with your planning for your next event.
Firstly call or email us to let us know what style of event you are looking for. We can personalise the event to you – tell us more about your budget, menu style, dietary preferences, timings and numbers of guests. We prepare a bespoke proposal and estimate along with suggested menus for your consideration and we can tweak as you need.
When you are ready to confirm we will prepare a booking confirmation with all details for you to check and sign including chosen requirements to date. We require 25% deposit to confirm your booking and then the final balance is due 2 weeks prior to the event.
Taste Creative cater for all diets and allergies. We will always alter a dish or provide a matched alternative to our dishes talk to us about your needs..
Taste Creative team work in kitchens big and small, we can bring equipment for additional charge to create a kitchen if there is not one available.
Final numbers and special diets are to be confirmed 2 weeks prior to the event along with final balance.
We can hire additional furniture for example – indoor or outdoor tables, chairs and many other event extras – talk to us about your event.
For private dining bookings we include your linens – tablecloth and napkins for your dining table – if you have a particular colour scheme you wish to achieve we can hire different colours and styles to complement your theme.
For canapés, buffets, BBQ and bowl food receptions we include the linen for a bar table and food service tables where necessary, additional linens for any occasional tables can be provided at an extra charge.
Taste Creative will fully manage your event. We will take you through every stage of the process from initial enquiry through to delivery on the day.
We fully staff the event based on your number of guests and requirements – every event will have a chef and most an event manager. Additional waiting staff will be in attendance for larger groups.
Our team will arrive 2-3 hours prior to the event commencing to set tables and prepare for your event.
Depending on the complexity of the event deliveries the day prior may be required, especially if hired equipment is chosen.
The team will stay for the duration of the event attending to you and your guests, we will leave approximately one hour after the event finishes once all has been cleared down.
We provide all necessary cutlery, crockery and glassware for your event – included is a very high standard of tableware.
All our cutlery is by designer Robert Welch, widely recognised as one of the finest in the world. Our dining plates our various designs and shapes that showcase the dishes and enhance your meal experience. Our matching glassware fit to serve beautiful Champagnes and wines with coloured water glasses adding a touch of elegance.
We are based in Surrey and happy to work in London venues anywhere within the M25 and outer London areas including Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent.
No. Being a small business we are not VAT registered so do not need to charge VAT on our services. As the end client you will benefit from this saving.