Special events call for special venues. No matter how much time and effort you make to plan a wedding anniversary, send-off party, or corporate gathering, if you don’t hold this event in a perfect venue, all your hard work will go down the drain simply because the place you chose lacks the essential furnishings and fixtures, décor, and ambiance.
Choosing to hold your event at the best steakhouse in your area, though, can easily turn even the simplest occasion into something grander and more memorable. This is because hosting an event, whether intimate, corporate, or large, at a fine dining steakhouse comes with these remarkable perks:
1. Amazing food
Food is one of the most important elements of any private party or event.
If you choose to hold the event at a rented hall, in the office, at home or any outdoor venue, you will need several weeks to look for and choose a caterer. You will also have to meet with them and conduct caterer tasting that will take more of your time and require you to go to different, possibly out-of-the-way places.
When you book your event at a steakhouse, you won’t have to spend a lot of time traveling to different areas simply to conduct menu tastings. You simply visit the restaurant which is likely located in an easy-to-access area.
Additionally, if you are already a regular at the restaurant, you already know their best dishes. You won’t have to worry about the guests not liking them.
You also have the extra benefit of working closely with the chef to develop a private dining menu or create a custom menu inspired by your taste or event theme. And this will go a long way in making the event a certified success.
2. Diverse menu
Today’s steakhouses don’t simply offer steaks; they now have a more diverse and exciting menu.
Because of this, you will have a lot of dishes to choose from. From appetizers and main courses to side and desserts, you will have plenty of options to pick from. You won’t have to worry about vegetarian dishes as well since the restaurant will also have an assortment of these.
Additionally, beverages won’t be a problem. Whether a guest wants a non-alcoholic drink or the best wine to pair with the steak, the steakhouse will have an assortment of beverages to offer.
3. Distinctive yet stylish décor
Another benefit of throwing an event at a steakhouse is that the venue already boasts a unique, classy, and magnificent interior. Because of this, you won’t need to buy a lot of flowers, ribbons, and other items to decorate the venue.
However, if you want to personalize the venue, you can add special centerpieces, banners, and other fixtures. You can even get help from the wait staff which means you won’t need to do this yourself, or enlist the assistance of your co-workers or family members.
4. First-rate service
The topnotch services of the chef, mixologist, and wait staff are also crucial in enabling the celebrants and guests to feel special during the event.
When the guests are greeted and ushered in by the friendly, polite, and professional wait staff, they will feel special and welcome. Your guests will also benefit greatly from the knowledgeable, attentive, and quick servers who aim to please them.
With a reliable wait staff, you won’t have to worry about the guests lacking for anything.
Finally, the chef can also create a customized menu based on your budget. This means you don’t have to pay for more than you can afford yet still ensure that everyone will have a fine meal and a great time.
And even if your budget will limit your choices, you won’t be getting sub-par dishes and services. You can still expect the dishes to be superb and the wait staff to be courteous and professional.
As long as you choose the right steakhouse and have a plan and budget for the event, you won’t have to worry about being able to host an excellent party or get-together that truly celebrates the occasion and gives all the guests a wonderful time.
Jenene Bronwin Batts is the Senior Marketing Coordinator at Tourism Development & Investment Company or TDIC. She oversees website maintenance, PR requests, marketing initiatives and all general guests’ enquiries for the company’s destinations, including KOI Restaurant & Lounge and Boa Steakhouse in Abu Dhabi.