Where to Buy Inexpensive Food
Often the only place that people look when it comes to food is the supermarket. This is a mistake, as there are many vendors which sell the same products as a supermarket for a fraction of the price.
If the party in question is for adults or the office, it may be habitual to use a caterer. However, it is much cheaper to find a local deli and use the products that they sell there.
In terms of food that will need to be cooked, there are many reduced -price supermarkets nowadays. These stores sell products that are nearing their expiration dates or are end of the line brands. This of course means big savings for the consumer.
Other places to look are department stores and on the Internet. Department stores often sell candy and desserts and it is likely one might find a good deal there. The Internet is a great resource as often companies offer their seconds to online outlets. Some Internet stores are able to offer big discounts on food and drink as they do not have to pay overhead costs such as hiring sales staff.
One way to save on alcohol is to buy directly from the manufacturer. By taking some time out to shop at their online store or pop into a local vineyard, one could potentially save hundreds of dollars. Some vineyards have sales where they sell bottles of wine for as low as one dollar a bottle.