It's nice that you would to start a catering business in your area. But I honestly think you should consider someone whom you at least know to partner with. Starting this type of business isn't easy, you have to consider a lot of planning and you need someone who you know you can trust because this will definitely involve a lot of money, dedication and effort. By knowing means to at least to find out about that person's credentials, personal and business history. I hope you find that person perfect for a business partner. Goodluck on your future plans!