Archive for Catering A standard wedding reception can consume nearly half of your overall wedding budget, so be sure you hire a professional, experienced and capable wedding caterer. Wedding caterers come in all shapes, sizes and areas of expertise. When interviewing your caterers make sure they are the right fit for your dream wedding reception. Some companies specialize in catering events at banquet halls or other large indoor facilities, while others have perfected the art of working outside and providing service in tents and other outdoor venues. Menu choices abound so make sure the caterer is aware of any of your guests' preferences.