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SMS Catering Services is Charlotte’s most complete caterer, offering a wide array of services for all different kinds of events. We provide a large banquet hall, capable of holding events such as weddings, birthday parties, business meetings and more. Whatever the occasion, there are plenty of reasons to choose SMS. For more than 40 years, SMS has provided the best in catering Charlotte, NC residents have experienced. Choose us for your Charlotte wedding venue and we will go out of our way to make it a memorable experience. We can provide everything for your event from tents, tables and chairs to entertainment.
Our caterers specialize in more than just food as we pride ourselves on offering the most creative catering in Charlotte. Our menu selection will also leave guests raving over the food long after your event is finished. From upscale dishes to our renowned home made North Carolina BBQ catering, our menu selection offers something for everyone. We specialize in corporate events as well. For any event, we offer the absolute best catering Charlotte has to offer, choose the one place that continues to put smiles on the faces of all our clients. We provide on and off site services with a mobile kitchen that can come directly to your location. When it comes time for your next family reunion, birthday party or wedding anniversary, look to SMS’s team of professionals.
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SMS Catering Services’ unique history dates back to 1971 when Bob Freeman started the company as a small side business. Freeman started off grilling his food at political rallies and fundraisers for then-congressman Jim Martin. There may have been something to Freeman’s secret recipes as Martin went on to run for governor. That prompted Freeman to pursue a full-time career behind the grill. Now, 45 years later, the...
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Choosing a caterer for your next event is a process that should not be taken lightly. When the time comes to start searching for a caterer, here are some important points to remember from SMS Catering Services in Charlotte.
Size is Important
You want your caterer to be able to...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Event venues and catering services are feeling some of the biggest impacts from the coronavirus. Many of their businesses have come to an abrupt halt after postponements or cancellations due to the coronavirus.
The owner of SMS Catering Services, Bob Freeman, says they are the oldest catering company in Charlotte. In his 50 years of business he has never seen it this bad.
Freeman said it’s extremely difficult for them because their entire business caters to large groups of people.
“Everything we do is usually 100 or more people,” Freeman said.
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There are common reasons for people to gather. Many times these events take place outside of a home or office to utilize a space better intended for this purpose such as an amphitheater, ballroom, or banquet hall in Charlotte NC. In this article, we discuss the main types of events that bring people together at SMS Venue grounds and facilities.
Events are a special part of life – they are a way to...
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Many catered events come with the inclusion of wine and choosing the right kind can make a wealth of difference. If you are planning a wedding reception or any other kind of formal event, here are some considerations to make when selecting your wines for the night from SMS Catering Services Charlotte.
Complement the Season
Winter months generally call for...
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The winter months provide the opportunity to be a little more creative when it comes time to plan your next catered event. Here’s a look at some tips on how to create a unique winter theme for your next corporate event, holiday party or wedding reception.
The winter months bring snow to...
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Hosting a catered event does not have to include an elaborate display, nor does it have to cost you a fortune. More and more corporate catering events, family parties and wedding receptions are going with a more casual theme. Here is a look at some casual catering ideas for your next event.
This is particularly popular during summer months as...
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Not every wedding has to take place in the spring or summer. Beautiful and memorable winter weddings provide just the right touch for some couples. However, there are some important points to remember when you are planning a winter wedding. SMS Catering Services CLT shares some important pointers to keep in mind.
The winter months could...
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There are obvious questions that need to be asked when selecting a caterer for your next event, whether it be an anniversary, wedding or corporate party. However, there are plenty of important questions you might not have thought to ask your caterer. That is why we have complied this informative list of frequently forgotten questions that every party and event coordinator should ask a caterer.
What is the timetable for service?
Caterers will establish an...
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Catered events do not just happen. There is a lot that goes into planning a wedding, corporate event, anniversary, or birthday party. There is also a great deal that goes into choosing the right caterer. Here’s a list of what to look for when it comes time to find the right caterer for your next event.
The Right Experience
Not all catering services are the same. That means that...
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Catering Charlotte corporate events comes with its own set of nuances. It is not like an ordinary get-together or a 25th wedding anniversary. Therefore, it is imperative to find a caterer who can meet all the demands that come with catering a corporate event. Here’s a look at some of the nuances of planning a catered corporate event.
Menus With Options
The point of a corporate event is...
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Planning a wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime experience filled with excitement. Part of that process is selecting the wedding venue in Charlotte that is right for you. When that time comes, here are some hidden fees to watch out for.
Many wedding receptions extend past the...
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Weddings are more than just one-time events. There is a lengthy selection and planning process that goes along with it. That includes choosing the right Charlotte wedding venues. Here are some helpful tips couples can use to select the right venue for their wedding.
Make a Checklist
When it comes to start looking at...
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Not every corporate affair or event has to be a formal one. There are plenty of occasions that call for a more casual setting and may even allow you to leave the black tie at home. Here’s a look at some more casual ideas for your next corporate gathering.
These affairs may not necessarily be in the...
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Searching for a wedding caterer should not be a chore that is taken lightly. Your special day should unfold exactly how you envisioned and hiring the right caterer could go a long way towards turning that vision into reality. To ensure that everything goes smoothly, try out these helpful hints when making your decision.
See for yourself
Don’t just take the caterer’s word for it. Drop by an...
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There is a long list of things to do for anyone planning a catered corporate event. It is unlike other catered events and should require attention to specific details. There are many areas to cover when catering a corporate event and if they are all followed, you have a much greater potential for success.
An important thing to know during any catered event is that a full guest is a happy guest. It’s better to order a little too much food than to risk presenting just barely enough to feed the...
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When it comes to planning a wedding, there can be a nearly overwhelming amount of tasks to organize and figure out. Exactly who will cater your special event may seem rather simple, but there is a lot to consider. Here are some not-so ordinary topics that should be breached when deciding on who will cater your most special evening.
Every caterer should have all the appropriate licensing. Liability licensing should be...
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If you have taken on the responsibility of organizing a large event or gathering of any kind, you already know there is more to it than just planning a simple schedule for guests and attendees to follow. Professional event planners understand that many considerations come into play for an event to become a success. One of the very critical factors to ensuring this – and definitely a significant element to any happening – is your venue.
Where you decide to hold your gathering – formal or informal, big or small – plays a...
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Holiday parties are an enjoyable way for companies to end the year. But planning one of these corporate events does not just happen overnight. There are many details to consider when it comes time to plan a corporate holiday party; a potentially overwhelming task when considered amongst all of the other things that you love and which keep you and your family busy during the festive season. Let us ease your planning burdens by allowing us to...
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To say that planning an event is a daunting task would be an understatement. Weddings, conferences, corporate parties, birthday parties and school reunions should be a satisfying experience for every guest. Finding the right service to help you manage your event can take you from a endlessly stressed-out planning nightmare to a blissfully reassured evening.
The Secret Ingredients of a Superb Catering Service
There are so many caterers out there who will...
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Corporate events and family gatherings do not always need to have a formal theme. Those events can be just as successful with a more casual theme that complements the season. Summertime is the perfect time to consider BBQ catering for any upcoming event. Even with Summer quickly coming to an end, there is still time to end the season right with Charlotte North Carolina BBQ catering.
The summer months provide warmer temperatures and the perfect opportunity to host an event outdoors. A Bar-B-Q menu seems to fit the outdoor theme as it creates a casual atmosphere where guests can be a little more lax. It also allows for a more casual type of dress as people generally attend barbecues while...
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There are so many details that come with planning a wedding that so much can get overlooked. That is why a lot of couples hire a wedding planner leading up to their big day. However, that can be a costly expense added to an otherwise sizeable bill.
Renting out a banquet hall in Charlotte, which also supplies catering, will provide you with someone who is in charge of the event. That is the person you can...
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Corporate Catering comes with a wide variety of choices as it can be an exciting break in the monotony of a workday. The next time you find yourself planning a corporate event, consider the following options to spice things up a bit. SMS Catering Services of North Carolina shares some fun tips for your next corporate event needing catering.
The Healthy Continental Breakfast
There is no reason a continental breakfast has to...
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SMS Catering Services’ unique history dates back to 1971 when Bob Freeman started the company as a small side business. Freeman started off grilling his food at political rallies and fundraisers for then-congressman Jim Martin. There may have been something to Freeman’s secret recipes as Martin went on to run for governor. That prompted Freeman to pursue a full-time career behind the grill. Now, 45 years later, the Martin family owns the oldest and biggest catering company in Charlotte.
SMS Catering Services started from humble beginnings as...
Find the full article at http://smscatering.blogspot.com/2018/04/sms-catering-rose-from-humble.html
For more than 40 years, SMS has provided the best in catering Charlotte, NC residents have experienced.