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Daphne Caterers

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  • 4 years in business
JoNesia of A Queen's Accessories T.
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Bonne Cuisine catered a networking dinner for us. The food was great and the service was excellent! I will definitely use them again.

Tonya's Cakes & Catering
5.0
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  • 27 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Angel H.
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Her cakes melt in your mouth, super delicious!

SOULED OUT CATERING
5.0
from 1 review
    Brittany R.
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    Food was Delicious...

    • 12 years in business
    Raul G.
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    I really enjoy working with Kimberle for catering and planning events The food she prepares is always delicious! I use her services on a frequent basis and no matter the meal or occasion, I never have to worry because she has so many ideas and menus, that I completely trust her to choose for me. I always hear rave reviews about the food because Kimberle can literally cook anything. You and your guests will ALWAYS remember these meals. Kimberle is my top choice for a professional gourmet caterer. She completely deserves this five star rating.

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    We aim to please with dignity and loyalty to all customers. We also go through all of what you want, so that you will be pleased with the outcome of the food.

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    C&J Catering caters to church functions, receptions, banquets, baby showers, birthday parties, Christian ceremonies and private gatherings.

    • 13 years in business
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    I can cook a variety of food in which I put my heart and soul in. Every dish is carefully and properly prepared with love. No event or occasion is too big or too small. I will make every moment memorable. Check out Reginald Wade on Facebook.

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    I can provide fast, friendly, and professional catering service to your place of business or to your family function.

    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    We have over 20 years of experience in the catering business. We cater just about anything from party to soul foods. We have been catering parties for up to 400 people!

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    Catering is my specialty. We offer food that is mainly smoked or grilled food, like chicken, ribs, brisket and pork (pulled or sliced).

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    We have this business since 1989. We do weddings, corporate parties, barbecues and boils. On-site cooking is also available. We do catering for all occasions.

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    Seville Quarter offers full-service on premise catering for up to 200 people. We have a complete catering menu on our website, or you can have our Chef to design a menu for your budget and needs.

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    I provide private in-home catering services from 2 to 200 guests, with Southern, Mediterranean and Italian cuisines. I can also prepare any baking or pastry needs.

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    I'll come into your home or center, set up food and bar, serve and clean up better than a restaurant. My daughter and I have been doing this for years, more than I care to count. I love it.

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    Hi I'm Brittany Robinson .I'm a cullinary arts college graduate of a 4.0. I been in the restaurant business for over 4 years .I work for one of the james beard awards Nominee and work at many events like hangouts oyster festivals behind artist tents ...I'm a very high skilled professional chef .i designed cakes ,cater ,and private cater . My focus is quality .I never cut corners I give my all to make sure my customers are happy .

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    We provide diverse food catering services for the following: * Soul Food * Seafood * Breakfasts * Brunches * Private Dinners * Buffets * Weddings We will travel to clients 30 miles away or less.

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    We specialize in all events. We can cook any style of food. Our specialty is Italian food and smoked meats. We price aggressively. We do in-home cooking lessons and dinners.

    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    My service stand because i dont have a menu, my clients tell me what they want and what is the budget and A-One makes it happen. I enjoy making people happy with food. I enjoy the freedom to pull together my clients vision.

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    At Southern Soul,we love to customize your event to make your perfect memory. Together we will plan your customized event no matter the guest count. It is very rewarding to be a part of special moments and creating memories that last a lifetime. Our team loves all things culinary!

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    We provide on-site and off-site catering for small to large groups. We offer customized menus. Our chef has 15 years of catering experience.

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    I am an event planning, catering and decorating specialist! I provide an excellent service and plan every event out thoroughly. I am able to do a large variety of events for simple birthday parties to extravagant parties. My services include birthday, wedding, house and holiday parties; anniversaries; engagements; and more!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How do you find a good caterer?

    Reviews, interviews and menu tastings will help you find the right catering choice for your big day. Start by screening possible wedding caterers based on past reviews. If a caterer you are interested in has a review that concerns you, ask them about it; how they respond will be very telling. Next, ask about their availability for your wedding date.

    If the wedding caterer is available on your date, it’s time to talk about menus and prices. Be clear about what your maximum budget is find out what choices this will allow you. Caterers may custom-create a menu for your event, or they may have menu templates within different price ranges that can guide your decision. A clear budget gives the caterer clear parameters within which to work and offer creative suggestions. Schedule a menu tasting to confirm you love your wedding menu. Once you have a menu and date, and have paid a deposit to reserve the caterer’s services, confirm additional details including when the food will be delivered to the site, what kind of service will be provided, how many servers will be onsite and for how long, and who is responsible for setup and cleanup. The more specific your contract, the fewer worries you’ll have on your wedding day. Get more smart hiring tips here.

    How much does wedding catering cost per person?

    Wedding catering costs will always vary based on the number of guests you’re inviting, the menu you want to serve, and the way the food will be served to your guests. As you interview wedding catering companies, you’ll be presented with a cost per person for various menus. On the low end, wedding catering may cost approximately $15-$18 per person. This would include prepared food only, with no setup or service of any kind. The starting price for a simple buffet meal with minimal service typically averages $22 per person. Opting for the same menu with all organic ingredients could raise your costs to about $33 per person. A moderately upscale menu (finer ingredients, more elaborate presentation) could range from $24 to $34 per person. High-end wedding catering cost truly has no limit. Lobster, filet mignon, specialty seafood, organic ingredients — menu choices like these can boost your cost per person up to $150 and more.

    What should you look for in a caterer?

    A delicious meal is a critical element of a successful wedding, with happy guests fondly remembering your fabulous wedding food. The right caterer for you will be:

    • Available: Even the best caterer is no good if they aren’t available on your wedding date. Ask early before you get your heart set on someone.
    • Affordable for you: Find a caterer that you can afford. Having a spending plan ahead of time will mean you won’t overspend on food.
    • A good personality fit: Wedding planning is stressful, so work with someone that you can get along with and communicate with easily.
    • Experienced and recommended: Ensure the company has a proven track record with events of your size and the references to back it up.
    • Transparent about money: Steer clear of shady pricing. Find a caterer who is very clear about costs and is happy to talk you through budgets and pricing options.
    • Transparent about food: Find someone who is clear about where they source their food from and where it is prepared.

    How much should catering cost for a wedding?

    The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

    • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
    • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
    • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
    • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

    How do you serve food at a wedding?

    Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

    • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
    • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
    • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
    • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
    • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.
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