Catering Managers: 7 Non-obvious & Useful Things To Point Out During Indian Wedding Site Visits

Site visits make all the difference when it comes to selling Indian weddings. Catering Sales Managers that are familiar with Indian weddings have probably experienced at least a few Indian wedding clients where a whole entourage shows up for the … Continue reading Catering Managers: 7 Non-obvious & Useful Things To Point Out During Indian Wedding Site Visits

Pink mandap for an outdoor Indian wedding

Intro to Indian Wedding Mandaps For Venue Catering Sales Managers

For any Catering Sales Managers and venues that are interested in selling Indian weddings, knowing what a mandap is, is a really good place to start. {What Is A Mandap?} Definition: A mandap is the equivalent of an altar. Traditionally, … Continue reading Intro to Indian Wedding Mandaps For Venue Catering Sales Managers

What Venue Managers Need to Know About Indian Wedding Ceremonies With an Open Flame

If you’re unsure or thinking about opening your venue to Indian wedding ceremonies, don’t let misperceptions stop you from capitalizing on this profitable business. {Why Venues Should Learn About the Ceremony Flame} I am in constant contact with catering executives … Continue reading What Venue Managers Need to Know About Indian Wedding Ceremonies With an Open Flame

How Consumers Compare/Contrast Venues For Indian Weddings; a Guide for Catering Sales Executives

The first thing to know is that venue competition is different for Indian weddings than it might be for other weddings. How? {Range of Venues} First, for Indian weddings couple consider anywhere between 15 and 40 venues, spanning 100 mile … Continue reading How Consumers Compare/Contrast Venues For Indian Weddings; a Guide for Catering Sales Executives

ShaadiShop’s Indian Wedding Budget Tracker Template: Free Download

Since we work with couples to help them find a venue for their Indian wedding, naturally they have a lot of questions about the budget in-general: how much things cost what ‘each thing’ is – what they need how to keep … Continue reading ShaadiShop’s Indian Wedding Budget Tracker Template: Free Download

an Indian bride wearing a red lehenga and an Indian groom wearing his sherwani and sehra, looking at each other before their Hindu wedding ceremony.

DOSMs: Have You Invested Time To Deep Dive Into the Customer Experience for Indian Weddings? If No, Here’s Why You Should.

This article is about how venues can close more Indian weddings, differentiate, and improve their sales cycle by understanding the customer’s experience of booking a venue for an Indian wedding. {Family Matters} Indian weddings are family affairs. Mom, dad, siblings, … Continue reading DOSMs: Have You Invested Time To Deep Dive Into the Customer Experience for Indian Weddings? If No, Here’s Why You Should.

Indian bride's posing for a photo to show off her hair and makeup for her Indian wedding ceremony.

Indian Bridal Jewelry Breakdown: A Guide for Catering Sales Managers

We’re bring you this article as part of our #CateringManagersWhoCrushIt series. Not only are Indian bridal jewelry, headdresses, and the clothing insanely gorgeous but each piece has cultural significance and meaning. And we thought it would be fun to share … Continue reading Indian Bridal Jewelry Breakdown: A Guide for Catering Sales Managers

Why Do We Touch Elders’ Feet at Indian Weddings?

In the Hindu, Jain, and Sikh religions the custom of touching elders’ feet is observed. It’s an ancient tradition; and like many Indian traditions it is a sign of respect towards one’s elders. {A Sign of Humility} Bending down to touch … Continue reading Why Do We Touch Elders’ Feet at Indian Weddings?

3 Indian Wedding Waterfront Venues in Southern California That Won’t Cost Your Life Savings

We’re lucky in Southern California to have several venues for Indian weddings that overlook the water. Up and down the coast from San Diego to Santa Barbara there are lots of venues to select from. It’s just a matter of … Continue reading 3 Indian Wedding Waterfront Venues in Southern California That Won’t Cost Your Life Savings

How to Work With Your Caterer for an Indian Wedding: Tips, Ideas, and Mistakes to Avoid.

When I work with couples to help them find their wedding venue, a very common question I get asked about is how all the “food stuff works” since the majority of Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan weddings include outside catering, … Continue reading How to Work With Your Caterer for an Indian Wedding: Tips, Ideas, and Mistakes to Avoid.

Deciding to do an Indoor vs. Outdoor Indian Wedding in Southern California: A Guide

Regardless of what type of Indian wedding ceremony you plan to have – Hindu, Jain, or Sikh, when you’re thinking about an indoor vs. outdoor ceremony, there are special considerations to think about for your wedding venue. In this article … Continue reading Deciding to do an Indoor vs. Outdoor Indian Wedding in Southern California: A Guide

Mala + Sandeep’s Indian Wedding, The Journey From the Dance Floor to the Mandap!

A few months ago we brought you Mala and Sandeep’s adorable How They Met and Amazing Race, proposal story. And now we’re excited to share their big Indian wedding celebration with you! Mala and Sandeep considered about 15 venues before deciding … Continue reading Mala + Sandeep’s Indian Wedding, The Journey From the Dance Floor to the Mandap!