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Southern Soiree
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Toia B.
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Southern Soirée catered our graduation luncheon and the service & food were both fantastic! The prices are reasonable and the owner is so sweet & professional! I definitely recommend them for your next luncheon/event!!!

Cheesecakes by Juanita
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Donna W.
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Juanita has done several jobs for me. From catering breakfast for our Women's Leadership Council to making my husband the best carrot cake he has ever eaten!!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Darius R.
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Some of the best work ever. Very people friendly and serves beyond great food. Food displays are always on point and very creative. Always will be first choice in anything pertaining catering. Love the creativity and taste.

Black Tie Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Christina M.
    Verified review

    Black Tie Catering did a great job and completely exceeded our expectations. We had a corporate event with over 200 people. The food was excellent, the staff was very attentive and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend them to anyone wanting a catered event!

    Carla G.
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    Wanda does a wonderful job! Her food is always delicious and delivered with great quality service. If you decided to use Wanda to cater your next event, you won't be disappointed. She will supply everything you need to your meal memorable!

    Kings of Cooks
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    John L.
    Verified review

    I used Diana's team (Kings of Cooks) for a class reunion and found the experience to be excellent. The crew was very professional and took a personal interest in ensuring the event was a success. The facilities were excellent. Food was delishious and plentiful for a great price. Kings of Cooks was chosen based upon prior service and quality of food. Price was considered and within my budget so the real factors were quality of service and food, which I found to be excellent. I have also attended events catered by Kings of Cooks and found the experience as a guest just as wonderful. I highly recommend Kings of Cooks and will always consider reusing them when given the opportunity. Diana is great to work with in defining and executing catering engagements. She has the knowledge and supplies to provide service at the level to meet you needs and budget.

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    Made from scratch recipes, over 30 yrs experience!!! Catering up to 500 meals... Pleasing our customer is #1 to us!!!!

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    I provide great barbecue, which I cooked myself over real hickory. I offer excellent food. Cafe 72 is a family-owned business with years of experience. We offer reasonable prices.

    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    We Given 100% what we do we going to your belly smile

    • 3 years in business
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    We offer catering for breakfast, lunch, or dinners. Whether it's for a corporate or conference meeting, Joe's can make anything that fits your event and deliver as well.

    • 10 years in business
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    We are a full-service catering company. Our customers' satisfaction is our main goal. With the best food and excellent service, our customers are left happy!

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    I have a small bakery in the basement of family home. I have been catering and cake decorating for over 40 yrs.

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    I am a personal certified chef with a double major in Culinary. I love creating the perfect meal for any occasion from a family dinner to a large event. My clients are treated like stars! They are the reason for my creations. Whatever your desire, Silver Spoon will make you shine!

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    Mezza Luna Catering does authentic Italian catering, just like is from nonna's kitchen on Sundays. We do all the best and hard to find items, like cavenatina and Italian cheesecake too.

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    I make food that is as natural as possible. All of are pastry and cakes are done fresh for every event. I have a small bakery in the basement of my home and sell to my friends and customers.

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    We provide healthy food catering. We provide all-natural or organic dishes that taste amazing, and leave you feeling great and energized.

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    My food are all natural and made fresh the day of the event. Cake are elegant and just way the way the customer wants it to be as much as possible and the price is cheaper than all other catering businesses.

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    We run a bakery, and we plan and cater any event. We are very professional in what we do and cheap also.

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    I am a full-service caterer and event producer. I have offices in the Los Angeles area, as well as in the Nashville area. I produce events from 50 to 2,000. I am also a food stylist for feature films. I have created on camera food for over 65 major motion pictures, listed on my website, under the food styling section.

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    We make your event special with only the freshest products. We supply everything your guests need for an unforgettable experience. Never trust a skinny chef!

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    We are a full service restaurant and catering company specializing in homemade southern BBQ and sides. The is no event to small or to large for us.

    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.

    Do you tip a wedding caterer?

    Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

    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.

    How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

    Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

    Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

    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.
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