Good appetizers and canapes should be matched with good drinks, well prepared cocktails and catering service by friendly waiting staff. It doesn’t matter if you are planning or corporate cocktail and drinks reception, an Amsterdam wedding reception or an informal company drinks evening for your team to celebrate a new project. You just want your catering company to understand your needs and deliver according to them.
Your drinks reception or party catering in Amsterdam must be well organized with chilled drinks, canapes or nibbles appropriate to the occasion. Check our appetizers and canapes catering pages for more details about what to serve with your drinks.
Catering costs of a ‘Standing Drinks Reception’ in Amsterdam
Depending on what exactly your needs are in terms of catering for drinks, appetizers, catering-staff, the duration of the reception and use of materials the costs will vary. Most catering for a standing reception have costs between € 15 and € 30, – per person. The larger the group, the lower will be the cost per guest. Request a custom catering quote for your standing reception or office party.
Friendly waiting staff
Welcoming, discreet and professional waiting and event staff is what we strive to bring you. Our waiters can dress up in your costume or stay invisible in the background. If the occasion is a new beginning, a reached milestone, the closure of an episode or a farewell event, we organize your Amsterdam reception catering with an offering that suits the purpose of the event.
Three elements of a successful party or reception catering
Our ability to make delicious canapes and appetizers, creating a good wine list, original cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages combined with a crew of friendly and welcoming catering staff ensures a successful coacktail party or reception. Food, drinks and friendly staff all together and well organized can make a good party.
Drinks-reception catering Amsterdam style
You’re a proud of living in Amsterdam and you want to give your guests, local or foreign, a taste of what culinary Amsterdam has to offer.
We have selected, only for customers with ‘Amsterdam pride’ a special party/reception assortment with drinks like ‘Amsterdam’ beer, ‘Amsterdam Gin’ (jenever), ‘Amsterdam liqueurs’ and the ‘Amsterdam -Beemster’ apple juice.
Combine those drinks with our selection of Amsterdam snacks and canapes like nibbles of ‘Old Amsterdam Cheese’ or the more special cheese called ‘Skeapsrond’ from a local farm in Dikhoeve. For those who like the Italian cured meats we could serve the ‘salami style’ selection of the Amsterdam cured meats producer called Brandt & Levie.
Organic drinks catering
Nowadays even the average liqueur store has good organic produced wines on the shelf so there are no more excuse to celebrate a party without organic beverages.
Various brands of organic ‘Prosecco’ are available. Agreed, there is a small surcharge for organic produced orange juice, but negligible in the total budget of a party catering.
In combination with our organic appetizers and canapes, you can rest assured to have a memorable and green event.
For a quick check what the budget your organic catering will be, fill out the catering quote form
Appetizers for your Amsterdam drinks catering
A party without good food items is unthinkable. Whether you would like to serve canapés, amuses, nibbles or hors d’oeuvres we’ll create you a custom menu.
All food items are prepared in our kitchen and arranged on serving trays, ready for transport. If space is available we’ll do the finishing touch on your location, just before serving.
You will find the various options available, seafood, meat and vegetarian, on our appetizers and canapes pages.
When you move to a new office, launch a new business, move into a new building or and you invite existing and potential customers to celebrate the occasion, let us know your plans, what the objectives are and we will work with you to achieve a wonderful opening party.
Party for shop/store opening
Is your brand ‘new’in the Netherlands and are you setting up a 1st shop or maybe opening a flagship store for a retail chain? Let us organize the catering for your grand opening!
Celebrate loyal employees
Employees who are attached to one and the same company for a long period of time are a rare find these days. We believe that, in today’s job –hopping culture this rare loyalty should be celebrated and we do so with a deserved dedication.
We encourage the jubilee to choose what we serve on this special day. Obvious we keep your catering budget in mind and organize the event such that it encourages loyalty to the guests as well.
One door closes for one and a new one opens for another. If you feel sad or you are relieved with the departure of a colleague, you will still give the individual a deserved farewell. Our catering service will definitely ensure that all involved will have a good feeling after the event.
Amsterdam ‘floating’ party event
Combining a reception with a boat tour through the Amsterdam canals or harbors is a choice we frequently experience. Even though many boat tour operators offer catering services via preferred catering partners, many also allow outside caterers.
Our catering crew is equipped with strong sea-legs and sail on a regular basis as guest caterers. If the journey takes a little longer, we expand the reception to a buffet or even a BBQ on the open deck.
Garden party catering
Organizing a reception in the open air creates extraoptions.
A nice large open bar or an additional BBQ with vegetable skewers and chicken sate are just a few ideas. Don’t have a garden large enough for your party? Don’t worry we’ll move your party to the Amsterdam Vondelpark or to the Sarphatipark in De Pijp
New Year’s drinks and reception catering
Wishing friends and associates a Happy New Year is more enjoyable with a celebrative toast. Whether the glass is filled with a joyous ‘Prosecco Violette Frizzante’ or a luxurious ‘Moet Chandon’ is secondary to us. We serve an appropriate canape with every glass of bubbles with a smile that will make your guests happy for the rest of the year.
Reception and party catering costs and budgets
To budget a catering event is always difficult, but surely you want to know the cost.
Obviously there are many variables. The level of simplicity or complexities of menus play a role, the location and distance of the venue are important, is the location in Amsterdam or anywhere else in the country.
The requiered service level during your catering event results into a specific number of staff needed. The size and routes of the location also plays an important part as is the location itself: is it fully equipped or are additional rented materials needed?
To get a detailed indication about cost of your Amsterdam reception catering event fill out the catering quote request form.
Reception and party catering rentals
Depending on the theme of your event, we will select in association with you the additional equipment needed to rent from a Amsterdam based party rental company.
There are many choices available, classic, contemporary, clean modern, plus a wide variety of furniture colors.
Just let us know the theme of the night or event and we will help you selecting the suitable furniture and accompanying equipment needed.