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Welcome to our FAQ page! Here you will find answers to the most common questions about our catering services. Don't hesitate to reach out if your question isn't answered – we're here to help!

A: Metro Catering is a full-service caterer specializing in social gatherings, intimate weddings, corporate functions, receptions, and celebrations of every kind. Services range from casual backyard event catering, cocktail parties, and buffets to formal dinners and receptions. We also prepare custom foods to-go and seasonal holiday menus for catering made easy.

A: Our team will guide you through the catering process. We'll discuss your event details, menu development, pricing, and additional services you may require. Services can include rentals for tableware, tables and chairs, linens, tents, cooking equipment, staffing, beverages, flowers, and entertainment. Our team ensures that your event runs smoothly, allowing you to focus on enjoying the occasion.

A: Metro Catering serves all of San Diego County for parties and special events including La Jolla, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, Solana Beach, and Rancho Bernardo. Daily Corporate Catering areas of delivery are The Golden Triangle, Torrey Pines, and Sorrento Valley. All other areas are serviced by special request.

A: It's best to retain our services as early as possible to secure your preferred date. We tend to book parties three weeks to three months in advance, and peak seasons and holidays up to a year in advance. You can always call us if you have a last-minute booking.

A: Our custom event pricing depends on various factors, including the number of guests, menu choices, staffing requirements, and any additional services you request. We provide transparent pricing and a detailed estimate based on your specific needs. No two events are ever the same. It’s always good to share with us your vision and a price you are comfortable with when you start planning your party.

A: Yes! Our team can handle all the details of your corporate event including offsite conferences, executive dinners, product launch parties, happy hours, and holiday parties. We have decades of experience serving executives, high-level management, partners, and directors with quality food and high-level service.

A: For everyday meetings it’s easy to order Breakfast Service and Business Day Lunches with menus available on our website. You can place your order by email and can also call us for special requests. We follow up with a proposal for your approval and invoice.

A: We accept ACH bank transfers and credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express through Square.

A: Absolutely! We offer diverse menu options to cater to dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and allergen-friendly choices. Please let us know about any specific requirements when discussing your event.