If you're rethinking Cater2.me, chances are you've probably already thought about the other well-known services like ZeroCater. But the problem with the larger providers is that frequently they're not nimble enough to accommodate your specific needs or have too big of a team to give you best in class service. We'd love to help! CaterCow is a boutique service — our founder is one of the account managers, and we'll be bending our backs for you 24/7 to make sure you're happy. On top of service, instead of a monthly rotation of meals, your team can look forward to a once a quarter (or longer) rotation of high-quality, curated menus! Trial us out for 1 to 2 weeks, and we're positive you'll see a difference!
Level of Service
Work with an account manager who is ready to go above and beyond for you 24/7. Our founder is an account manager, so if you're not obsessed with customer-centric service, responsiveness, and attention to detail, you're not going to last very long at CaterCow. You don't get to be an account manager unless you've been at CaterCow for at least 6 months. Account managers also work intensively on the restaurant side, so you have someone who has an intricate knowledge of everything we can offer.
You are at the mercy of any account manager in a large account management team. Good luck getting one of the better ones!
Stick with your budget. You tell us $15, and we stay at $15.
Unless you have hundreds of people, you're probably paying a few dollars more than you'd like. Why? Cater2.me charges a large customer fee. They also charge their restaurants 20% to 30% commissions, which means restaurants need to upcharge you on Cater2.me.
Our menu rotations go on for multiple months even if you're ordering daily. Instead of just 1 go-to Korean option, why not rotate through 4 Korean options? We'll make sure each of them are high quality through our strict vetting and curation process.
Repeat options once or twice a month. Why? Cater2.me limits the number of restaurants they work with so they can guarantee their partners order volume, which allows them to charge their restaurants higher fees and also get exclusivity commitments — nothing wrong with that, but it limits customer options!
Use us whenever you need. If we suck or you find a better option for what you're craving, go there instead!
Do you seriously want to sign a 1-year contract? You don't sign contracts when you're ordering takeout — why should you do so for office catering?
Transparency of Menus
Check out all of our menu options with photos of how the food comes here: www.CaterCow.com/search — if there's anything that strikes your fancy, let your account manager know!
Your account manager has sole control over what menus are presented to you.
Less Back and Forth
If you don't want to wait or know what you want already, just go to www.CaterCow.com/search — tell us exactly what you want or order it directly!
Go back and forth with your account manager over many emails to finalize a menu.
We switched from Cater2.me to CaterCow in 2016, and have been with them ever since. The number one reason is we had a lack of options to choose from because we were out of the typical city center where all the other offices were. Our representative at CaterCow was highly responsive and developed a personal relationship with us. CaterCow made sure we had a constantly changing daily rotation of restaurants to choose from. Exceptional service and highly recommend.
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