14 April 2021 | by Captain Joe

Every New Year, we look forward to new catering trends and innovations in business event catering. But, 2021 the situation is totally different. With the pandemic still raging and with discussions of a second wave, it looks like large corporate gatherings won’t be back anytime in 2021.


06 April 2021 | by Captain Joe

Planning the food for an event – be it a small family function, a large wedding or a corporate gala – can be overwhelming! Worry not – Captain Joe, the best wedding reception caterers in Gurgaon are here to your rescue. In this guide, we list out the top styles of catering service in Gurgaon. Familiarising yourself with the different styles can help you choose the perfect catering service for your upcoming event in Gurgaon.


02 April 2021 | by Captain Joe

Hello, let’s first congratulate you on finding your life partner! Now, that you’ve decided to tie the knot, it’s time to start planning a gazillion things. Wedding trousseau, jewellery, photographers, guest list, and venue – the planning seems to never end! Worry not, Captain Joe, the best wedding reception caterers in Gurgaon are here to lend you a helping hand. From helping you decide the menu for your big day to choosing the right caterers, we answer all your wedding catering questions.


24 March 2021 | by Captain Joe

Searching for the right event venue can be stressful, tiring and overwhelming. Having a handy list of questions in hand can help you select the perfect venue for your upcoming small party in Gurgaon.


Probably you’ve spent hours searching for the best reception venues. You would have scoured through dozens of Instagram profile, bookmarked celebrity events, have a dozen boards on Pinterest – all in your search to find the best venue for your big day.

17 March 2021 | by Captain Joe

Have you ever attended a party where the food was so temptingly presented that you couldn't wait for the buffet to commence? Or do you have unpleasant memories of an event where you had a terrible tummy ache due to something you ate?


If you answer “YES” to either of these questions, then we don’t have to tell you the importance of food. The food at a party is indeed the star of the show.

10 March 2021 | by Captain Joe

Have you ever attended an event in Gurgaon, where you enjoyed delicious food presented beautifully and served professionally? We can absolutely guarantee you that you need the help of the top catering services company in Gurgaon for any occasion to run smoothly.

06 Feb 2021 | by Captain Joe

Whether you’re hosting a corporate banquet, your child’s birthday party, your daughter/son’s wedding or any other special occasion – choosing the right caterer in Gurgaon is a huge decision. After all, the caterer you select can make (or break) the guest experience.

All of us want our event to be remembered for the right reasons – tasty food, delicious drinks, warm hospitality and memorable conversations. No one wants their guests to remember the event for the wrong reasons – dry chicken, hard rotis, greasy curry, bland biryani, and poor service.

27 Jan 2021 | by Captain Joe

Whether you're in charge of hosting a corporate event, a family get-together, or a small house party for your friends and loved ones, there are plenty of ways to reduce the impact of the event on the environment. Weddings, receptions, engagement parties, and corporate events are notorious for the tons of waste they generate.

If you’re wondering whether you can cut down on the wastes and do your bit for the planet, then we’ve got great news for you. Going green or hosting an eco-friendly event is not as challenging as you imagine it to be. With just a bit of fore-planning and thinking ahead, you can organise a 100% environmentally-friendly event.

12 Jan 2021 | by Captain Joe

Are you planning a Lohri party at home for friends and family? Continue reading for the best Lohri Party Organisation Tips for 2021 from Captain Joe, the no.1 house party caterers in Gurgaon.

Lohri is all about delicious food, dance, fun, and dhamaal. This year, Lohri falls on 13th January. Traditionally, it's celebrated on the longest night of the year. It's a festival of thanksgiving and is marked by Punjabis and Sikhs across the world. During the celebrations, people give thanks to Lord Agni, the Hindu God of Fire. They offer thanks for the plentiful rabi crop.

06 Jan 2021 | by Captain Joe

Make the most out of your terrace by throwing an awesomatic winter party. Find out how to host safe rooftop parties in Gurgaon this winter season.

2021 is here, and everyone is eager to close the chapter on the challenges of 2020. The last year was full of unexpected events. But, what it showed us was the resilience and positive spirit of humankind. We learned to adjust to the new normal." Mask wearing, social distancing, avoiding large gatherings became part and parcel of our daily lives.

23 Dec 2020 | by Captain Joe

Happy news to our fellow Gurgaon-ers! The Haryana state government recently relaxed the limit on gatherings and parties. As per an order issued in November, the state government only permitted meetings of up to 50 people for indoor events and a maximum of 100 people at outdoor events. This limit applied to the NCR's six major districts, including Gurugram, Faridabad, Rewari, Sonepat, Rohtak, and Hisar.

The recent order has relaxed the limit on gatherings. Now, indoor gatherings and parties of up to a maximum of 200 people are permitted. Wedding halls and party venues can host up to 50% capacity with a ceiling of 200 attendees. For outdoor events, the maximum limit has been increased to 500.

09 Dec 2020 | by Captain Joe

"How much food should I order for my event?" "What do if I order more and I'm left over with boxes of extra food?" "Or worse, what if I order too less and my guests don't have enough to eat?"

These are some questions that all party hosts ponder before an event. When ordering the food for an event, there are several factors to consider like: budget, meal-type, cuisine, dietary requirements, portion sizes, and style of food, and more.

04 Dec 2020 | by Captain Joe

2020 was a wild ride, and we're glad that we have come to the tail end of it. And, what better way to put the crazy year behind us than by closing it with an awesome party in Gurgaon. Everyone is looking forward to letting their hair down and relax with their friends and families over Christmas parties, New Year's Eve bashes, and other year-end holiday celebrations.

But, we needn’t state that things aren't the same this year. It may be tempting to throw caution to the wind and enjoy the parties and festivities.

25 Nov 2020 | by Captain Joe

Picture this scenario – it's a Saturday afternoon, and you've got a kitty party to attend. A few neighbours, friends, and family members meet up at the house of the host. You each bring a dish to the party. The host conducts some games – generally bingo, anthakshari, ludo, and other card games. You enjoy the meal, catch up with your loved ones, indulge in some harmless gossip and chitchat, and return home with plenty of lovely memories and made a couple of new friends..

Doesn't that sound like a magical time? And, should we say, doesn't it feel like a distant dream now? Something that we look back fondly, but we know it's impossible to recreate the experience again.

19 Nov 2020 | by Captain Joe

As Indians, weddings are a massive deal for us. The days of ceremonies, the hundreds of guests, celebrations, rituals, customs – weddings are more than two people starting their life together. For us, it's always about families and friends. No wonder we are known world-over for the big fat Indian wedding! A celebration of love, rituals, customs, and of course, food!

Sadly, the Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a big blow to Indian weddings. Like all other crowd restricted activities, the Indian wedding has become more of an intimate, small affair, with just a handful of guests.

16 Nov 2020 | by Captain Joe

We can’t believe it! After what seemed like an unending year of disasters and crises, we’ve finally come to the best part of 2020 – the festivals and holidays! ‘Tis the season to put behind the stresses of 2020 and enjoy great food and drinks with your loved ones! Are you ready to close 2020 with a bang?

06 Oct 2020 | by Captain Joe

Just a few months before we can finally bid adieu to 2020! Though 2020 is about to come to a close, we're still gripped by the raging Covid-19 pandemic. With schools shut indefinitely, we have to remember that this pandemic is taking a huge toll not just on adults but also on our kids. They have to adapt to online classes, miss meeting their friends in person, and not to forget – stay cooped indoors 24 x 7. That's too much for little ones to handle.

14 Sep 2020 | by Captain Joe

Gala dinners are an important event in your corporate calendar. Every employee waits in anticipation for the annual gala dinner. It shows your team that you care. It's the night when deserving employees are recognised and honoured for all their efforts and hard work. It's a way to express your gratitude to your employees by treating them in the lap of luxury.

12 Sep 2020 | by Captain Joe

What is your favourite thing about Indian weddings? For us, it's undoubtedly the food! Yummy, mouth-watering delicacies, finger-licking appetisers – so rich and so decadent that we're drooling, just thinking of wedding food. Come on, admit it! You would have attended at least one (or a dozen) weddings where you couldn't wait for the ceremonies to get over so that you can tuck into the yummy dishes.

12 Sep 2020 | by Captain Joe

An elegant afternoon tea party is a great way to entertain guests. Be it a high tea wedding reception, baby shower, birthday, or an anniversary, use our fabulous tips to host the best high tea party in town!

11 Sep 2020 | by Captain Joe

Not sure what’s the best menu for the birthday party of your child? Captain Joe is here to lend you a helping hand! As Gurgaon's best caterer for kids' birthday parties, we have an array of menu ideas that your little guests (and adults) are sure to gobble up.

07 Sep 2020 | by Captain Joe

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us that big parties with hundreds of guests are not going to come back anytime soon. But, that doesn’t mean – partying has to stop. House parties are all the rage in 2020 and they are coming back with a bang!

10 Aug 2020 | by Captain Joe

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused global disruptions. To prevent the spread of the infection, people are advised to limit their social interactions and stay at home as much as possible. This shift in behaviour, uncertain job market, and precautions taken as a result of the pandemic have altered the consumption patterns of customers. In this post, Captain Joe looks at how Covid-19 has impacted menu pricing and affected catering in Gurgaon.

07 Aug 2020 | by Captain Joe

The Coronavirus pandemic has made us feel absolutely helpless. The majority of us are stuck at home, with no end date for the pandemic in sight. It's a challenging and depressing situation. But, there's light at the end of the tunnel. With several clinical trials for the vaccine underway nationally and internationally, we can hope that this virus will leave our lives soon.

05 Aug 2020 | by Captain Joe

As the nation slowly goes into unlock mode, we are so excited to get back into business! We've missed catering at weddings, parties, corporate events, and seeing the smiling faces of guests as they relish our tasty spread.

28 July 2020 | by Captain Joe

Organising a child's birthday party is indeed a challenging task for parents. And, with the Covid-19 restrictions, it becomes doubly hard. Worry not, Captain Joe, to your rescue. As the top birthday party caterer in Gurgaon, we have tons of experience designing the perfect kids’ birthday party menu – be it at home or elsewhere.

20 July 2020 | by Captain Joe

Indian weddings are a fun extravagant affair – filled with colours and lavish decor, they stretch for nearly three days with every meal a gourmet treat. Jam-packed with close relatives, the distant cousins and acquaintances you have never even met – Indian weddings are a celebration of love, joy and family.

08 July 2020 | by Captain Joe

Organising a child's birthday party is indeed a challenging task for parents. And, with the Covid-19 restrictions, it becomes doubly hard. Worry not, Captain Joe, to your rescue. As the top birthday party caterer in Gurgaon, we have tons of experience designing the perfect kids’ birthday party menu – be it at home or elsewhere.

02 July 2020 | by Captain Joe

We are living in unprecedented times. Humanity grapples with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Washing hands frequently with soap and sanitizer, maintaining physical distancing, wearing masks in public spaces – have all become part and parcel of our daily lives.

03 June 2020 | by Captain Joe

The Coronavirus pandemic has dealt a massive blow to the food and hospitality sector as a whole. Of all the restaurants impacted, the most severely hit dining style is – the crowd favourite buffets.

30 May 2020 | by Captain Joe

The "Socially Distanced" Catering Solution for Post Covid-19


At Captain Joe, we love nothing more than serving our food at events. The planning that we put in designing the menu, sourcing the freshest and finest ingredients, meal prepping, serving tables – and above all, the satiating joy that we see on guests when they indulge in a plate full of yummy delicacies. This is what drives our team.

19 May 2020 | by Captain Joe

It looks like the Covid-19 pandemic is not going to disappear anytime soon. With relaxations being allowed in different parts of the country, including here at Gurgaon, people are itching to get back to normal. But, the new normal is significantly different from the normal we left behind before the virus shook the planet.

04 March 2020 | by Captain Joe

Holi is one of the most anticipated festivals in India. It’s fun, energetic and colourful. It spreads the joy of friendship, love and brings together families and friends. If you’re in charge of organising the Holi party for this year at your office, or community, you’ve come to the right place.

15 January 2020 | by Captain Joe

Once you have chosen the date, venue and the time of your event – a wedding reception, a corporate party, a team outing or a birthday party – it’s time to start planning the fun stuff like – theme, menu, stocking the bar, and so on.

At Captain Joe, when we are catering at an event in Gurgaon, we offer our clients the option to stock their bar by themselves or by our team. If you choose the latter, all you have to do is let us know the type of bar you want and our team handles it all. From supplying the liquor, arranging for the right glassware to serving the drinks, we have expert bartenders on our staff who will happily assist you.

01 January 2020 | by Captain Joe

‘Tis the season of parties and festive gatherings. If you’re looking to host a party at your home but don’t want the fuss of large gatherings, a small intimate high-tea party is the perfect choice. It’s easy to plan and host and doesn’t cost a fortune. The best part – you can hire small tea party caterers in Gurgaon to help you with the planning and preparing the food.

Here, in this guide, we offer you awesome party planning tips to host a fabulous tea party with minimal effort.

20 December 2019 | by Captain Joe

Here’s a riddle for you. Which day is yearned for and dreaded at the same time? You are right! It’s The Wedding Day!


The climax for every true romantic story, the wedding day is one of the most cherished days in one’s life. For, this is the day when two hearts are forever joined in the presence of family and friends, along with the lucky people who constitute the often formidable “guest list”. Yes, today it’s the norm to have big weddings attended by 500+ guests (at least). Hence the dread! Because, God forbid if anything goes wrong, these helpful guests will ensure that it will not be forgotten any time soon.

04 December 2019 | by Captain Joe

As Indians, we love our big, fat weddings. Dress, décor, wedding halls, music, band and food – wedding preparation can quickly exhaust our lifetime savings. Wondering if you can cut down costs without limiting the exclusiveness of the big day?

Worry not! Here, at Captain Joe the #1 wedding caterers in Gurgaon, we share with you some of the best-kept wedding season cost-saving secrets. With our tips, you can cut down on the catering costs for your big day. More savings translate to more money to spend on the trousseau or honeymoon.

13 November 2019 | by Captain Joe

It’s that time of the year again – there’s a nip in the air, and the festivities and celebrations have begun. Everyone is in a jolly good mood, as the holidays near. And, it’s time to raise the curtain on your epic, holiday/year-end house party.

While it may seem simple, conducting a house party is no easy task. There are a dozen things to plan – theme, menu, guest list, entertainment, return gifts, décor, and plenty more. And, not to forget, you have to remain calm, poised, and be a graceful host to ensure that the party runs smoothly.

24 October 2019 | by Captain Joe

With globalization, the world is becoming more and more connected each day. Just a few decades back, it would have been unimaginable to think that an Indian in Bengaluru would be handling the customer services of a corporate company in Dallas. That’s the power of globalisation.

The change is seen in every industry, including the food industry. A few years back, a visit to any hotel in Gurgaon and you would see the same items listed on all menus - Rajma chawal, paneer butter masala, naan, etc.

16 October 2019 | by Captain Joe

We know what you’re thinking – seafood and buffet? Is that a good choice? A huge YES! While most people love seafood, serving seafood in a buffet is indeed a bit of a challenge. Unlike other meats – chicken and mutton – that can be cooked and served after hours, seafood needs to be served fresh to taste the best.

Here, in today’s post, we give you a list of the best seafood dishes that work well on a buffet. These dishes are some of the most requested ones by our clients, here at Captain Joe, leading outdoor catering services in Gurgaon.

07 October 2019 | by Captain Joe

Why does Captain Joe focus on the Art of Plating?

Here, at Captain Joe, we believe that eating is a multi-sensory experience. Though the taste is an essential part – it’s not just the taste alone that matters.

The entire experience starts from the moment the food arrives on your table. Your eyes see the delightful presentation triggering your taste buds, while your nose inhales the divine aroma. Then, your hands get into the game, touching and feeling the food, and only at last – your tongue tastes it. As you can see, every aspect of the experience plays a crucial role in determining the overall experience.

19 September 2019 | by Captain Joe

The year 2019 has been named "the year of the vegan", and it comes as no surprise the entire world is behind the vegan diet. Each day, each of us is realizing the importance and the need for a vegan diet for a healthy lifestyle and a healthy planet.

With each day our dear ones adapting a vegan diet, it has become important to follow the vegan diet at your parties too. Knowing the demands of the customers, here at Captain Joe leading catering services in Gurgaon, we have introduced delicious vegan food items on our menu.

16 September 2019 | by Captain Joe
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There’s a high demand for professional event caterers in Gurgaon. Having the right catering company as your partner will help you add a professional touch to the event and make sure that it creates the right impression.

Whether you’re looking for birthday party catering in Gurgaon, or have corporate catering needs in mind – the catering team plays a crucial role in the success of your event.

02 September 2019 | by Captain Joe
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Everyone knows that corporate events or business functions can be very lengthy and time-consuming. Irrespective of whether you’re holding an annual get-together, an executive conference or a team-building session, it all falls on the shoulders of the event organizers to keep everything running smoothly without any glitches.

Event planning is extra stressful, especially the weeks (or months) leading to it. You have to sort through a million details – planning the guest list, deciding the agenda, inviting the chief guests, organising the activities to be done on the day, return favours, and plenty plenty more.

14 August 2019 | by Captain Joe
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Events and functions are a major part of our life. Marriage, baby shower, birthday, or any event marks a special day in our life. Our well-wishers and other important people in our life congregate on the big day, to bless us with their wishes and support us during the special events in our life.

It’s our duty as host to welcome them. The food is the superstar of any event, and you need to pay special attention to it. If you are in Gurgaon and looking for the best catering service in town, look no further than Captain Joe.

9 August 2019 | by Captain Joe
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Ok, a quick question, what’s the star of an event? Of course, it’s the food. In fact, the food served is one of the most talked-about topics in an event – be if professional or family event. And, a major part of the event’s budget is reserved for the food. They say that food constitutes nearly 60% of the budget of an event.

So, it’s of paramount importance that you choose the right caterer. You’re spending a huge amount on the food, and it’s essential that you get it right.

19 July 2019 | by Captain Joe

Weddings are big deals in India - most of the people spend almost all their lifelong earnings for the big day that is their daughter’s or son's weddings. From jewellery, dresses, party, DJ and the main event the lip-smacking feasts, the money spent on weddings range from a few lakhs to crores of rupees.

15 July 2019 | by Captain Joe

Every bride, groom and their families want their big day to be flawless. And, one of the biggest defining factors of a wedding reception is the food and drink choices. Whether you’re planning to serve a full, sit down dinner or even a just a cocktail hour with small plates, it needs to go off without a hitch.

05 July 2019 | by Captain Joe

Wedding is one of the most important stages of life. You pass through a lot of emotions when you are getting married, you will be worried about leaving your parental home. Everyone goes through a rollercoaster of emotions on their big day. You would be happy and tensed at the same time about the new beginning in your life.

28 June 2019 | by Captain Joe

Getting the right catering service for your party, wedding or any event is not a walk in the park. Food is probably the most integral part of any occasion. It's even the reason why some people look forward to the event in the first place. This makes choosing a caterer a crucial part. Few things are important when choosing a caterer like the quality, quantity, flavor, and presentation of the food and beverages you serve.

20 Dec 2018 | by Captain Joe

With the holiday season just a few weeks away, it’s time for fun and festivities at the workplace. If you have been tasked with planning your company holiday party this year, then this guide is for you. Here, we give you some clever hacks for planning a party that will keep your colleagues, employees and other attendees buzzed for weeks to come.

12 Dec 2018 | by Captain Joe

Weddings are beautiful occasions, irrespective of the time of the year. But, there’s something extra pretty at a winter wedding. The cooler temperatures, the foggy evenings, the twinkling fairy lights, and a chilly breeze – set up the perfect ambience for a magical winter wedding.

05 Dec 2018 | by Captain Joe

Food stations are the latest trend in wedding catering. Whether it’s a hot live dosa counter or a sweet dessert table, you can find food stations cropping up at weddings across the country.

20 Nov 2018 | by Captain Joe

Here, at Captain Joe, we pride ourselves on being one of the most sought-after event caterers in Gurgaon and the NCR. Any event, be it small or big, casual or formal, we strive to delight your guests with mouth-watering and picture-perfect dishes.

05 Nov 2018 | by Captain Joe

Cocktail parties are indeed a huge hit among adults. Whether you’re a teetotaler or someone who loves a drink or two, you are sure to enjoy the high spirits and energy of a cocktail party. If you’re looking some year-end holiday parties to organize at your office, then a cocktail party will be appreciated by your employees.

25 Oct 2018 | by Captain Joe

Informal family events like get-togethers, kitty parties, don’t require an elaborate menu. Something hearty and filling is enough to get the party going. On the other hand, corporate events require special menu planning. Remember that “Your menu can make or break an event.”

21 May 2018 | by Captain Joe

Several studies state that one of the biggest motivators for employees is recognition. Yes, bonuses too work well, but that serves as a motivator only for a time. This is because once an employee receives his/her reward, the effect wears off quickly.

13 May 2018 | by Captain Joe

If you have a close friend, sibling, sister-in-law, cousin or any other relative, who is expecting, then planning the baby shower for the mom-to-be is your responsibility. Baby showers have plenty of planning to do, enough to make even the savvy hostess nervous.

8 May 2018 | by Captain Joe

Your wedding is one of the most special occasions in your life. All your friends, family and well-wishers have gathered to watch you begin your journey with the love of your life. Isn’t it fair that you commemorate your big day with a great meal that creates happy tummies and long-lasting memories?

30 April 2018 | by Captain Joe

Should you treat your party guests with a plated three-course meal (or an entire thaali) or give them the freedom to choose from a variety of options at a buffet? There are benefits to both these options. Hence, for today’s article, we’ve gathered inputs from industry veterans, who have seen hundreds of events and dozens of meal styles.

25 April 2018 | by Captain Joe

Planning an event – irrespective of the size is an anxiety-inducing ordeal. Deciding on the guest list, finalizing a venue, shortlisting a theme - there are umpteen tasks to take care of. On top of this, you have to deal with several professionals like decorators, event planners, entertainment professionals, caterers and others.

17 April 2018 | by Captain Joe

With summer right around the corner, here’s all that you need to know about planning the menu for your upcoming BIG DAY in summer.

14 Nov 2017 | by Captain Joe

Lucky for you, we’ve got the secret for creating a standout reception menu – All that you need is some prep work, a dash of creativity and of course, a stellar caterer like Captain Joe...

22 Oct 2017 | by Captain Joe

Nothing delights us as parents as throwing an unforgettable birthday bash for the kiddos. Kid's birthday party is a special occasion to lavish special attention on the little ones.....

17 Oct 2017 | by Captain Joe

A great catering company not only enhances the flavor, quality, and appearance of your food but also creates memories that linger long after the event is over....

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