Decide how you plan to handle the menu. If you are making food on your own, the checklist should have a food and ingredients item. Think about the types of foods you want to serve and the amounts of ingredients needed. Your checklist should also contain information about the catering company, in case you plan to use the services of such. Have its name, telephone and address listed. You should also include information about the menu selected and the progress on food preparation. Location Ideas _ Some information about the venue should be included in the party planning checklist, as well. Have a checklist item included about all suitable venues, their availability and contact information.
If you need to purchase party supplies, such as plates, napkins or utensils, make sure to add this to your list. Another item for the checklist is to phone rental companies for prices on tables, chairs or party supply items. You can even rent linens, glasses and plates! Make sure to secure your rental items early to avoid a last minute rush, especially during major holidays when there are lots of parties. Each checklist varies from host to host and party to party. But it is clear that creating a party planning checklist is a wonderful way to stay organized, get everything done in the proper amount of time and the ability to give the best party you can.