Determine your budget
How much can be spent on food, entertainment, room rental / rental equipment, etc.
Secure a Caterer
Secure your caterer with a deposit and keep copies of all menu revisions & payment updates.
Create a Timeline
Make a to-do list timeline. Are there details that you need to cover or are time-sensitive?
Hire a Bartender
A few weeks before your event converse with your caterer to finalize your guest count and to finalize day of event timeline.