[Conferences] cheap food

Mike Müller mmueller at python-academy.de
Mon Feb 20 20:18:27 CET 2012


Hi,

We are in the very lucky position to have a venue without
catering attached. So we could choose from several bids for catering
many month after we had settled for the venue. Competition keeps
prices low and quality high, at least for this case.

Mike

Am 20.02.12 20:07, schrieb Vicky Twomey-Lee:
> Hi,
> 
> We were lucky to find a hotel that can handle our numbers and provide a dinner
> buffet, which worked out really well last year. The dinner is still the most
> expensive cost for our conference though.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> /// Vicky
> 
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> 
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com
> <mailto:jnoller at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Good luck finding a venue that can hold a reasonable number of people that
>     doesn't have minimum catering requirements ;)
> 
>     On Feb 20, 2012, at 1:49 PM, Roy Hyunjin Han
>     <starsareblueandfaraway at gmail.com
>     <mailto:starsareblueandfaraway at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     > Le 27 juillet 2009 15:11, Catherine Devlin
>     > <catherine.devlin at gmail.com <mailto:catherine.devlin at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>     >> The key is not to be locked to a designated caterer, which most venues
>     >> try to do.  CHECK THE CATERING POLICY BEFORE CHOOSING A VENUE!  Such
>     >> caterers typically milk their monopolies shamelessly, charging $20+
>     >> for even the simplest meal, plus a pint of blood, a kick in the shins,
>     >> and a curse upon your immortal soul.
>     >
>     > Thanks, Catherine.  This is useful advice on pitfalls when organizing events.
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