Say Ciao! Creative Catering

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16 reviews
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Customers rated this pro highly for value, punctuality, and work quality.
  • Mark G.

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    This catering and event team is very experienced, punctual, professional and provides exceptional value for their fees. I was very lucky to have stumbled across them on the web. They made the entire process of providing a full menu, not to mention the planning, event services and furnishings that they coordinated, for 75 at an outdoor wedding in the end of September. The contingency planning that was done to ensure a seamless event in the face of unpredictable NW weather at that time of year was key to a smooth and completely enjoyable experience for everyone. Especially the father of the bride. Thank you, Ciao!

    Jan 31, 2018Verified
  • Thumbtack Customer

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    Peter was very reasonable with our budget and what we were looking for. He created a great menu to include great options for everyone while keeping it affordable for us! Above all, the staff was very willing to help with everything and anything. They went above and beyond. They helped set up our dessert (which we provided from another vendor). They brought our vision to life and we are very appreciative! We also visited his restaurant a handful of times and never had a bad meal!

    Jul 25, 2017

About this pro

Say Ciao! Creative Catering is a full-service caterer able to work closely with you to ensure your wedding or event is the celebration you deserve. Whether you need catering for 6 or 600 we can arrange for every necessity; from all rentals and staffing, to cakes and desserts, alcoholic beverages, photographer and flowers, as well as the site. Say Ciao! is experienced in large formal weddings, rehearsal dinners, elegant hors d'oeuvres, small intimate repasts as well as corporate and business functions. Our menus are tailored to fit any palate and budget. Let Chef Peter Gallin and Say Ciao! Creative Catering's trained professional staff handle all the details to make your reception an event you and your guests will truly enjoy. Say Ciao! catering is at your service. Available year round, for functions of all sizes. Handling all your party and event coordinating Say Ciao! and Chef Peter will meet all your food service needs. Say Ciao! started in 1990, in Hood River Oregon and came about because Chef Peter designed and had custom built a grill that was fueled with apple wood pruned from the local orchards; hence "Applewood" was born! Chef Peter Leigh Gallin is owner of Say Ciao!, and a devotee to fresh, healthy Northwest cuisine. He is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy located in San Francisco, California with a curriculum focused on classical French cooking techniques. He has worked as a chef since graduation in 1988, both as a caterer as well as at numerous restaurants. Peter is the son of an anthropologist and a sociologist and is a world traveler who has spent time living in Asia and all over North America, including the East and West Coast, the deep South, Southwest, the mid-west and Northwest. His past pursuits have included being an avid skier; 14 winters were spent in Colorado, Taos NM and Utah. Windsurfing in Hood River Oregon during the summer rounded out his year. These days riding his Ducati motorcycle is his main sporting pursuit. And as he always like to say: "Simple elegance; deliciously common ingredients."

Years in business

28

Times hired on Thumbtack

10

Number of employees

6
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    Coverage Area for Say Ciao! Creative Catering is about 20+ miles of Vancouver, WA.