Catering & Event Coordinating

It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning

Sherwood, OR

19 years in service

10 employees

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Bio

I started my catering business 19 years ago when my son got married. We wanted to help with the Wedding so I asked how we could help?. She had said if I would like to cater the reception that would be great. The rest is history!

About It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning

hired 12 times on Thumbtack

We are a full service catering company. We offer any type of service, from drop-off or pick-up to full event coordinating. I look at every event as if I am doing it for family. I pay attention to all of the details so you don't have to. I also offer full event coordination or day of, if needed.

We prepare all types of food from barbecue, to formal teas, to high-end sit-down dinners. We cater events from 20-5,000 no problem. We also offer bar service or just bar tending service for the client who would like to prepare their own food.

You dream up the menu or we can design one for you. We specialize in making your dreams come true. We also offer day-of-coordination for weddings or corporate events.

Our waitstaff specializes in excellent customer service. Relax! It's Party Time! We LOVE too party!

Location

Sherwood, OR 97140

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  • 5/5 stars October 30, 2014

  • 5/5 stars May 22, 2014

    EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT FOR MY SON's GRADUATION PARTY!! We had a last minute graduation party to arrange. We're from out of town and didn't have a lot of time to shop around. Vick was able to figure out a meal for us and took care of everything. We had constant changes because we had glutton-free, vegetarian and vegan people as well as regular omnivores to serve. We changed the number of people twice, whether to have servers or not have servers, and the time of delivery. All changes were handled and the delivery was on time and hot. The food tasted great and there was plenty of it. I would recommend It's Party Time to anyone

  • 5/5 stars February 20, 2014

    Viki recently catered my wedding last September, and I am extremely pleased with her service! She had so many fun ideas; she listened to my needs and was overall so incredibly helpful! The food, presentation and service were outstanding! I highly recommend Its Part Time for any catering needs!

  • 5/5 stars February 20, 2014

    It's Party Time Catering did my wedding and it was amazing very professional, helpful from the very start I did not know what I was doing and Viki helped me with everything start to finish. The layout was beautiful and the food was amazing!!! Everything was done with so much thought and care!!

  • 5/5 stars February 20, 2014

  • 5/5 stars February 20, 2014

    Viki is the best no other way to describe her and her work! She catered my wedding in 2011 and went above and beyond what I could have imagined. The food was amazing and the way it was displayed was beautiful! She also picked up the desserts for my dessert bar, my cake, and helped set me up with a DJ and photographer. She was an all around miracle worker! Thanks so much to Viki and her amazing staff for relieving a lot of stress from my big day and making it perfect!

  • 5/5 stars February 19, 2014

    I had party time catering cater my Mothers 80th surprise B-Day party. Every thing was just right and things could not of went better the food was excellent and the setup was nice looking. The servers could not of been more helpful.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on February 19, 2014:

    Kevin thank you for trusting us to make your Mothers birthday a memorable one. It was very nice to meet your whole family.
    Viki

  • 5/5 stars February 18, 2014

    It's Party Time Catered my daughter Lisa's wedding in November, amazing crew, great food. The crew was so attentive and polite. Thank You It's Party Time and Thank You Viki. Brinda Donatz

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on February 18, 2014:

    Hi Brinda,
    Thank you we had a wonderful time helping make Lisas Wedding Dream come true. I look forward to working with you on your Graduation Party that is coming up in June.
    Viki

  • 5/5 stars February 18, 2014

    Viki and everyone with Its Party Time is wonderful to work with. Great Food, Professional Staff and reasonable rates.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on February 18, 2014:

    Hi Shawn,
    We had a great time with your rehearsal dinner. Please keep us in mind for any other events that you might have coming up.
    Viki

  • 5/5 stars February 17, 2014

    Viki's buffets are always gorgeous. She cares about her clients and will go past the extra mile so your guests will rave about the food, the display and service. You will never be disappointed if you use Its Party Time Catering

  • 2/5 stars December 23, 2013

    Working with Viki was wonderful. Their service before the big day was great. They arrived on time. Our experience with the food was not so good. I would rather speak with Viki directly than leave details on the website.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on February 18, 2014:

    Hi Denice,
    I am sorry that your brunch was not a good as you had hoped. We always try to go above and beyond with our service and food. When ordering for a breakfast in the future if you let us know that the guests came in early and didn't eat a breakfast then I can change the portion sizes for the xlarge servings. I look forward to making this right with you on your next meeting per our conversation. I always appreicate any feed back so I can correct anything that might have not turned out as our Clients had hoped.
    Viki

  • 5/5 stars December 23, 2013

  • 4/5 stars August 27, 2013

    Viki did an amazing job on my buffet for my wedding. The food was amazing. All the guests love every bit of it.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you Bethany we had a great time helping with your Wedding it was beautiful.

  • 5/5 stars August 9, 2013

    It's Party Time Catering catered my vineyard wedding for 200 people and has also done my work holiday parties for 300 guests. They have excellent options (in food/layout and decorations), the food was great and the service was very professional.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you for letting us help you with all of your events. It is always fun to create different events for different events. See you for your Christmas Party.

  • 5/5 stars August 9, 2013

    It's Party Time Catering is the first independent catering company that I have used. Viki and her team
    responded to my inquiry on Thumbtack almost immediately with the exact price that we requested.
    Then she and her team provided excellent customer service with their communication and responses
    to my requests. Our event was a hit, largely because Vicki and her staff went beyond the call of duty
    in putting together a tasty, filling meal, provided the nicest setting for our company picnic and made
    sure everything was cleaned up before they left. They even gave us a small child-size pool that was
    used for our sodas for our next event.

    I highly recommend It's Party Time Catering for your next event.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you Amy. We always try to go above and beyond to help make your event as stress free as possible for you and your guests. Thanks again for letting me help with your Company Event.

  • 5/5 stars August 8, 2013

    Viki and her staff have catered several events for me including weddings. Her attention to details and thinking of things I had not thought of saved me in several occasions! And the food is awesome! She catered to specialities we requested and delivered, highly recommended!

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you for letting us help with your events. We do love it when we get a repeat call to help with another event from our Cliets. Can't wait to hear from you for your next event.

  • 5/5 stars August 8, 2013

    I had been searching for months for a caterer for my Dad’s 50th surprise birthday that would fit within my budget. I did tastings and wanted to make sure everything was absolutely perfect (Yes I am one of those annoying perfectionists). I saw the “It’s Party Time” Van driving through Sherwood and decided to give them a call. Quite honestly I was ready to give up and order party platters from Costco and call it good. Viki was very flexible with my work schedule and met me late in the evening at Shari’s for a tasting THE NEXT DAY. The food was delicious but not exactly what I was looking for. She made a lot of suggestions and showed me pictures and was even willing to do a 2nd tasting the following day and my sister and myself.. (no charge of course). The birthday party was coming up and we were on a complete time crunch and Viki and her team were able to pull everything together so quickly, she even threw in some extra coleslaw!! Her prices were definitely reasonable and she was so flexible. Viki wasn’t at the event but her team made everything so easy and was even willing to help out with everything else! I will use her for anything I have coming up-She is catering my daughter’s wedding next August!

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    This was such a fun event helping you suprise your Dad for his 50th. No problem with perfectionists this was I know exactly when you want so we can make it happen. Thank you again!

  • 4/5 stars July 10, 2013

    Viki accommodated our wedding on very short notice, and was very professional and reasonably priced.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you for letting us help with your Wedding it was beautiful

  • 5/5 stars January 3, 2013

    Viki ALWAYS comes through. Everytime we use It's Pary Time Catering we get tons of comments about how good the food is. I never have to worry about anything, because Viki always has it covered or one step ahead on making sure that things are just right. you go over and beyond Viki and I am truly grateful for all that you do for us.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Thank you. I love helping you with your event. See you again in December 2013.

  • 5/5 stars December 17, 2012

    For the third year It's Party Time Catering has provided the food for our Annual Breakfast with Santa. Couldn't do it without Viki. The food is always great and we get a lot of complements. We've used Viki for weddings and memorial service as well, I can alway count on her professionalism, her presentation and great food. Would never have a party without her!

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    Looking forward to helping again in December.

  • 5/5 stars November 1, 2012

    Its Party Time did an amazing job for one of our corporate holiday functions for about 500 people, the food was amazing, the service outsatnding, and she worked all our special requests into the mix. They were so good, I used them for my wedding, where they delighted me again.
    Prices are very reasonable, displays very pretty, staff was great.

    Viki D. from It's Party Time Catering, BBQ's and Event Planning replied to this review on November 3, 2013:

    We love helping your company with all of your events. Thank you for your continued support!

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. We cater all types of events:
Weddings
BBQ's
Large Corporate Events 1000 +
Memorials
LGBT events
Commitment Ceremonies
Baby Showers
Anniversarys
Graduations
Just Because Parties

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. Always get a proposed final invoice from any of the providers who you are thinking about using. This way you will see if there are any additional charges that you did not no about.

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. It is much better to work with Event Professionals who work together on a regular basis. I have a Team of Wedding Professionals that I have put together for my Weddings and Events that consist of full event coordinating, day of coordinator, decorating, flowers, photography- videography, cakes and desserts, rental items, limos and everything else that you need to have a stress free successful event. I specialize in helping you!

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. We have been in the catering business for 19 years. We truly love helping our Clients with all types of parties. We can help you from start to finish plan your event. We take the STRESS out of events.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. I love the satisfaction of designing a custom menu and a beautiful food table display, hearing the guests say "What a beautiful display when they go through the line and then coming back and letting us know that the food and service was wonderful also." This is why I love the catering and event coordinating business.

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. Most of the time our Clients just want to know the flow of the day. We help our Clients work on a time line to make the flow of the day go very smooth and have no lulls where your guests are wondering what happens next. We talk about the whole event not just the food. We keep you on schedule but also relaxed.

Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?

A. I grew up in the Customer Service industry. You have to love people, be very organized and not mind working 12-16 hours a day. I am very hands on and see the events from booking to cooking to day of.

Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?

A. My Son was getting married and we wanted to help with the Wedding so we catered the Wedding. Then our best Friends Daughter was getting married and they asked if I would help with hers. I of course said that I would. At her Wedding I had 2 more requests for catering for Weddings and the rest is history. That has been 19 years ago. I love it!

Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.

A. I have Organized and Catered 4 Weddings where myself and my Team donated 100% of our services to couples who were well deserving.

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