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NOVA CAELI EVENT PLANNING

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OUR COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES

Our service: just the way you like it

At nova caeli, we focus on first-class service. That's why we support you on request with comprehensive solutions for planning and implementing your event or celebration. We not only offer service staff such as waiters, bartenders and chefs, but also equipment such as crockery, glasses and cutlery - and we even assist you with the event planning itself, all from a single source. For services that are not directly part of our core competence, we cooperate successfully and for many years with various partners here on the Lower Rhine. So you can concentrate fully on the essentials: your event.

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TO TASTE AND GET TO KNOW

Our upcoming events where you can get to know us:

  • What information do you need to prepare a quote?
    So that we can create the perfect catering offer for you, we need a little information from you. The date of your event, the planned duration and the number of guests are important. Also let us know what kind of catering you have in mind - Mediterranean, Bavarian, Asian or a colourful mix of everything? Should there only be cold dishes or hot ones too? Would you prefer it to be simple and casual or upscale and exquisite? In addition to the food, details such as drinks are also important. Would you like us to provide these? Do you need crockery, cutlery, glasses and perhaps tables with tablecloths for the buffet? If you need any other furniture, such as bar tables or lounge furniture, as well as decorations and service staff, please let us know. So that we can work exactly according to your ideas, it would be great if you could also let us know a budget for the catering. That way, we can put together an offer that suits you and your possibilities. Simply send us an email with the necessary information or fill out our contact form. If we have any questions, we will get back to you.
  • How quickly will I receive an offer?
    Of course, both the scope and your requirements for the event and our personal commitment influence the offer. In most cases, we will send you an initial offer within 3 days.
  • What does catering cost?
    The cost of catering varies depending on your individual wishes and requirements. In order for us to give you an exact price, we need more details, such as the number of guests, the chosen menu, the type of catering and any additional services you may be considering. For an initial estimate, please take a look at our sample menus. We have tried to come as close as possible to a guide price. Simply contact us with the most important information and we will provide you with a tailor-made offer that perfectly matches your budget and your ideas. Transparent, fair and with no hidden fees.
  • How do I proceed if I want to book the catering with you?
    To place the order, we only need "Your event", "Cost overview" and "Conditions" of the offer. It is best to send it back to us by e-mail. We will send you an order confirmation as soon as we receive it.
  • I have received your offer. Do I have to accept the specified dishes or can I also exchange them?
    All the buffets we have on offer are merely suggestions. You can choose as you wish and individually according to your preferences. If a particular dish that you really want is not listed on our menu, please let us know. We are open to your own ideas and suggestions!
  • There are still so many details to be finalised, so I would like to wait before booking.
    Sometimes it takes time to clarify all the details. No stress. You can wait as long as you need. If you have any further questions or need help with planning, we're here to help. We'll be here when you're ready. However, remember that it's still an advantage to book early, as dates can get booked up quickly.
  • How large is the catchment area?
    The catchment area covers a radius of approximately 50 km around Emmerich. If your event takes place outside this area, no problem! In that case, we'll be happy to put together a special offer to suit your requirements. Just let us know where you want to go and we'll find a solution together.
  • Do I have to rinse the equipment or bring it back myself?
    No, you don't have to! We'll take care of it for you. After the event, we'll take care of collecting and cleaning the equipment. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the aftermath of your fantastic event while we take care of the rest. It's as simple as that!
  • From what minimum order value can I order?
    There is actually no fixed minimum order value. We want you to get exactly what you need. Whether it's a small celebration in a small circle or a larger event - we adapt to your needs. Nevertheless, our expenditure, personnel and goods input must be in an appropriate ratio. It is difficult to give a general answer. Take a look at our sample menus. In some places, we have indicated a minimum order value to serve as a guide. Simply contact us, let us know what you have in mind and we will put together an offer that suits you. No stress - just delicious catering according to your wishes.
  • For which occasions can I order catering?
    You can order catering for pretty much any occasion! Whether it's a wedding, birthday, corporate event, anniversary or just a relaxed get-together with friends, we're ready to enhance your event with delicious food. Whether large or small, private or business, let us know what you're planning and we'll tailor the catering to your needs. Celebrate, feast, enjoy - we'll be there!
  • How do I know which offer is worth the money? How do I compare the offers? Is a varied buffet always more expensive than a few dishes in large quantities?
    We understand that when choosing the ideal catering service, it's crucial to compare quotes carefully and make sure you're getting the best value for money. Make sure you look beyond the quantity and pay particular attention to the quality of the food - fresh, high-quality ingredients make all the difference. Check what inclusive services are on offer, from crockery and cutlery to service staff. A transparent offer gives you security and avoids hidden costs. We understand that every event is unique, which is why we offer customised solutions that match your exact requirements. Our dedicated team is on hand to talk to you personally, discuss individual requirements and create a catering experience that will make your celebration special. With nova caeli, you can be sure that not only the price is right, but also the quality of the food and the service provided. Let's work together to create the perfect catering for your event!
  • How much space do we need to plan for your set-up?
    The space required to set up nova caeli depends on the type of event, the number of guests and the services booked. Generally, we plan generously to ensure that all elements work smoothly and there is enough space for an engaging catering experience. If you have specific requirements or limited space, we are available to discuss this in advance and ensure that the set-up is perfectly suited to the conditions on site. Our flexibility ensures that your event, whatever the setting, will be a success.
  • What is the difference between a finger food buffet and a flying buffet?
    Finger food buffet: A finger food buffet is a casual and sociable type of catering. The dishes are designed so that they can be eaten without cutlery. Guests help themselves to a buffet filled with various small appetisers and snacks. This buffet is particularly suitable for events that emphasise a relaxed atmosphere and informal interaction. Flying buffet: The flying buffet, on the other hand, offers an elegant alternative. Here, our service staff serve the various dishes directly to the guests as they move around the venue. The dishes are presented in small portions on attractive crockery or in glasses. This type of buffet allows guests to move around freely while being spoilt with culinary delights by service staff. The flying buffet is particularly suitable for events with standing tables or limited seating. Both options offer a varied selection of delicacies, customised to the needs and style of your event.
  • We would like to offer our guests a finger food buffet. What if we also want to offer warm components?
    A finger food buffet can also be spiced up with warm delicacies. We make sure that the hot components are presented in a stylish and practical way. This way, your guests can enjoy a varied selection of delicious finger food, served both hot and cold. Just let us know what hot treats you have in mind and we'll make it happen!
  • Do you take certain eating habits or intolerances into account?
    We understand that every guest has different needs. When it comes to allergies or religious eating habits, just let us know. We cater for allergies and intolerances and make sure you can enjoy every dish without worry. Our experienced chefs are passionate about creating dishes that are delicious and cater for all allergies. However, we do not offer dishes for highly allergic customers who may experience life-threatening reactions. In such cases, we do not guarantee that the food contains absolutely no traces of the allergenic substance. Our aim is to ensure that every guest can enjoy a delicious meal that meets their needs. Just let us know the details and we will take care of it.
  • How can I try the food beforehand?
    Unfortunately, we don't have a permanent restaurant, but we do have a cool alternative. Just take a look at our event calendar! There you'll find all the public events where our food truck will be on site. This is the perfect opportunity to sample our delicacies and get a taste of the catering. Check the calendar and we might see you soon at an event near you!
  • How are the meals delivered?
    Our food is delivered carefully and reliably. We bring everything in special containers and ensure that it arrives fresh and in the best condition. Depending on the agreement and type of event, we can either arrange the food on site or prepare it in advance and deliver it on time. Just as you wish! Our priority is to ensure that everything arrives smoothly and tasty.
  • How long does the food keep?
    Our food is not only delicious, but also designed for freshness. The shelf life varies depending on the type of food, but we guarantee that everything will be prepared in good time before your event. We generally recommend eating on the day of the event. If you have any special requirements or concerns, just let us know. We're here to make sure everything ends up fresh and delicious on your table!
  • What should a host consider when choosing food and drinks?
    The choice of food and drinks is an important decision for your event. Feel free to contact us and we'll help you with the planning. Here are a few things you can consider in advance: Consider guests: Consider different preferences and any allergies your guests may have. A varied selection allows everyone to find something to suit their taste. Seasonal considerations: Fresh, seasonal ingredients can enhance the flavour of your dishes. Think about which products suit the season. Theme customisation: If your party has a specific theme, you can customise the food and drinks to match. This gives the event a personal touch. Beverage selection: Make sure there is a wide selection of drinks to suit different tastes. Also consider non-alcoholic options. Number of courses: Think about how many courses you want to serve. A sumptuous feast or something lighter? It depends on your style and the preferences of your guests. Service logistics: Think about the practical side. How will the food be served? Buffet, set menu or a mix? This influences the atmosphere of the party. If you have any questions or uncertainties, we are here to help you find the perfect culinary solution for your event!
  • What should a reception look like?
    A successful reception is the perfect start to an unforgettable party. Here are a few considerations: Welcome drinks: A refreshing drink, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, will give your guests a warm welcome. Think about a variety to suit different tastes. Small appetizers: Tasty canapés are ideal for whetting the appetite without being too much. Finger food is a popular choice here. In addition, a lot of time often passes before the "real meal". To make sure your guests don't starve completely, snacks are a good idea for the reception. Atmosphere: The music, decorations and ambience make a decisive contribution to the atmosphere. Create an inviting environment in which guests feel comfortable. Seating: Provide ample seating so guests can relax and chat. Bar tables and lounge areas are also a good idea. Personal touch: Add a personal touch, whether it's individual decorations, personalized drinks or other details that suit you as a couple. Timing: Pay attention to the timing. A well-coordinated reception makes guests feel at ease and gets the party going. A well-planned reception creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the rest of the party - after all, first impressions count. If you need more ideas or help, we're here to help!
  • What variety should there be for dessert?
    Variety in dessert is the sweet finale to your event, so there should be something for everyone! Here are a few ideas: Classics: A classic at weddings, for example, is the cake, cupcakes or pie. They are traditional and appreciated by most guests (even at other parties). Dessert station: A dessert station offers a wide selection of small treats. From mousse to panna cotta - everyone can help themselves to their heart's content here. Add a touch of flexibility and offer a variety of toppings. So there really is something for every guest. Fruit and freshness: Fresh fruit or fruit salad is a refreshing option, especially after a sumptuous main course. Different textures: Offer a mix of textures - from crunchy to creamy to moist. This ensures a varied taste experience. Allergy-friendly: Take into account different eating habits and allergies, such as gluten intolerance or a vegan lifestyle. This way, all guests can enjoy the dessert. Presentation: The type of presentation contributes to the overall atmosphere. Consider whether you want to opt for an elegant arrangement or a casual, informal presentation. The dessert should be a feast for the senses and be the sweet ending to a fantastic party. If you have any special ideas or requirements, let us know - we'll make it happen!
  • Can I also book the snack stations and machines individually?
    It depends. We offer some snack stations and machines exclusively as part of our catering services, as they need to be operated by trained staff. These are part of our comprehensive offering to ensure that your event is not only perfect in terms of cuisine, but also in terms of presentation and service. We want to ensure that every aspect of your event runs smoothly and meets our high standards. Some of our snack stations and machines can also be booked individually or as an add-on at a reasonable price, as they are self-service. Simply contact us and together we will plan the perfect add-on solution for your event.
  • Buffet of the menu? How do I make the right choice?
    The decision between buffet and menu depends on your preferences and the atmosphere you want to create for your wedding. Buffet: Variety: A buffet offers a wide selection of food so your guests can choose to their heart's content. Interaction: It creates a relaxed atmosphere and allows guests to move around and interact with each other. Flexibility: Perfect for larger parties with different tastes and dietary requirements. Menu: Elegance: A served menu adds a formal and elegant touch to the event. Control: You have control over the timing and can ensure that all guests eat at the same time. Storytelling: Each course can tell a story and create a festive experience. Decision-making tools: Budget or extravagance: buffets can often be more cost-effective, while set menus can add a touch of sophistication. Space and logistics: Consider whether the venue and logistics are more suitable for a buffet or a set menu. We will be happy to help you with the planning. Number of guests: The number of guests can also play a role. For large celebrations, a buffet may be more practical. There is no right or wrong choice - it's all about what suits your style, your guests and your event. We will be happy to advise you to find the perfect culinary solution for your event!

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Anni Berndsen

Event manager, project management catering

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