Catering Quiz
by Staff
There are many things that people look for in a good catering service. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to catering? Take this quiz and find out!

According to Joel Dondis, President of a full-service event planning and catering company, what is the key to success in catering?

  • Great food
  • Ambiance
  • Continuity

Which of the following is a popular mantra in the catering business?

  • Effort counts
  • How can I make it happen for you?
  • The customer is always right

Which of the following is not part of a caterer's standard balanced menu?

  • Two vegetables
  • Two proteins
  • One starch

When caterers provide buffets, what is the rule of thumb for how many guests can be fed by one buffet?

  • 50
  • 75
  • 150

According to the general guidelines of catering, how much space is required for each guest at a standing cocktail party?

  • 2-3 sq. feet
  • 3-4 sq. feet
  • 5-6 sq. feet

Room Viewer, a product utilized by caterers, is a type of what?

  • Website
  • Lens
  • Computer aided design software

What is the name for the large insulated steel booths lined with racks that can hold 40 to 50 sheet pans of food?

  • Hot boxes
  • Hot racks
  • Fire racks

What is the name of the small cups of inflammable gel used to keep the hot boxes warm?

  • Gel cups
  • Sterno cups
  • Fire cups

What type of kitchen formation is often used for organization during large, seated dinner?

  • L-formation
  • J-formation
  • T-formation

If the caterer is serving the food buffet style, the crew will set up stations with serving platters and what else?

  • Buffet tongs
  • Chafing dishes
  • Hot plates