one whose business is to provide food, supplies, and sometimes service at social gatherings.
one who caters.
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How to use caterer in a sentence
Some of it can be traced to old-fashioned Southern hospitality and the exquisite manners he learned from his mother, a caterer to Atlanta’s elite families.How Vernon Jordan became a one-of-a-kind Washington presence | Roxanne Roberts | March 3, 2021 | Washington Post
The pandemic crashed the party for caterers, who are struggling even more than restaurants to pivotBon Appétit takes down a ‘dangerous’ video on canning seafood after experts warn of botulism risk | Emily Heil | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Vendors, such as venues, DJs, caterers, and florists, have evolved their practices, too.
He noted how food supply demand “shifted so dramatically,” from food services operators, like restaurants and caterers, to retail outlets, like grocery stores.ADM’s Luciano talks COVID’s impact on global food supply chain | reymashayekhi | October 27, 2020 | Fortune
For example, the company has seen lifts in viewership for legacy shows like “Party Down” — a comedy about caterers — that has not aired a new season since 2010 — increase.‘Programming for retention’: How Starz is building its business around streaming | Tim Peterson | October 5, 2020 | Digiday
Lena Richard was a black caterer and owner of the Gumbo House who published New Orleans Cookbook in 1940.
How about forcing a Muslim caterer to work a pork barbeque dinner?
Or how about this, which was served earlier this month, on the caterer-declared "South Korean Embassy Day!"
"It was fascinating," she says, describing reporters so hungry for a story they zeroed in on a hapless caterer.Mary Higgins Clark Interview About New Book, I'll Walk Alone | Sandra McElwaine | April 29, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
We also pulled nutritional and calorie information from flight caterer LSG Sky Chefs to see if there were any healthy options.
She is thirty-five now, quite plain, and makes a living as a sort of itinerant housekeeper and caterer.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Our table was spread in the house of a caterer who formerly had provided sumptuous dinners for the Charlestonians.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
Cateress is feminine: the masculine is caterer, where the final -er of the agent is unnecessarily repeated.Milton's Comus | John Milton
Mrs. Lawrence was talking about the caterer for the wedding; she wished it were another kind of salad.Fidelity | Susan Glaspell
So she had her caterer come from Roseland, with everything necessary, and take charge of the wedding dinner.A California Girl | Edward Eldridge
British Dictionary definitions for caterer
a person who caters, esp one who as a profession provides food for large social events, etc
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