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How many hours should i hire servers for?

Sadie, on January 27, 2021 at 5:13 PM Posted in Planning 0 4
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Hello! I'm getting married next year and plan on having a buffet style dinner to feed 70 guests, including vendors. How long should I hire servers for? They'll only be serving food from the buffet, I don't need them for the cocktail hour and I'm hiring separate bartenders. Thanks in advance!


Latest activity by Michelle, on January 27, 2021 at 7:12 PM
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    Maggie ·
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    I would check with your caterer for their standard timeframe. But some things to think about: do these servers need to set up the buffet, break it down/clean up after, and bus tables? Those decisions will inform how early you need them to arrive before dinner and how long to stay after it.

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  • Michelle
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    Michelle Online ·
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    I would guess 3 hrs. If you are including cocktail hour. Ask them what they normally do.
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    Veronica Online ·
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    Does your caterer not offer servers? They should be able to advise you on how long you will need the servers for.

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  • Michelle
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    Michelle ·
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    I agree with checking with your caterer. I’m surprised their not providing servers...
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