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What are the Different Types of Catering Furniture?

What are the Different Types of Catering Furniture?


 

Catering Furniture
Some caterers provide their own furniture while others choose to use a rental company. It is a good idea to have your own as this is an extra way to make a profit, by acting as the furniture rental company for your client. It is also convenient for your client as it makes you more of a one-stop shop.

Here are the types of furniture you will need:


Banquet tables come in two shapes: rectangular and round. If you serve a buffet-style dinner you will likely need both styles: rectangular for the buffet and round for seating. If you only cater seated dinners, you may decide you only need round tables. They range from 4 to 8 feet in length and come in a variety of materials.

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Banquet chairs are versatile and can be used for a number of different occasions. Their frames are made from metal and seats are either vinyl or upholstered. It is a good idea to choose a neutral color in order to avoid clashing with potential color themes chosen by the client.

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Chiavari chairs have a distinct, classic look. They are made from either wood or plastic, which is the most important option to consider. Plastic is ideal for extended outdoor use. If choosing wood chairs, be sure to check whether they come with a guarantee against cracking or warping.

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Chair Carts have a distinct, classic look. They are made from either wood or plastic, which is the most important option to consider. Plastic is ideal for extended outdoor use. If choosing wood chairs, be sure to check whether they come with a guarantee against cracking or warping.

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Table Trucks are designed to help transport tables to and from events. They range from 36 to 96 inches long and can hold 8 to 23 tables. Some table trucks are designed to be versatile and carry any table, while others are designed for specific sizes and shapes.

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