How Many Servers Do You Need at Your Wedding Reception?
Part of the Wedding Planning For Dummies Cheat Sheet
The number of servers included in your wedding-reception contract will vary depending on the venue, its service standards, and the event's degree of formality,. This table lists the suitable amounts of staff for different types of wedding receptions:
|Type of Service||Recommended Number of Servers|
|Formal, multi-course meal||1 to 2 waiters per 10 to 12 guests|
|Simple menu or buffet||1 waiter per 25 guests|
|Pre-dinner cocktails||1 bartender per 50 to 75 guests, combined with wine passed by waiters|