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Huntsville Caterers

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  • 20 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
David D.
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Catering for a predeployment party. Only catering service I'd ever use. Very professional, cost effective, and flexible.

Huntsville Food Group
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
LINA B.
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I usually don't write reviews. However , I traveled to Huntsville for a conference and by surprise i really had the best meal experience for a work related function . This was a gourmet 5 star dinner . I went as far as asking who the catering service was so I can send them a shout out . Good job ! Best part of my trip :) if you have a restaurant or offer your services else where let me know . I love a good meal and travel there a lot .

Cheesecakes by Juanita
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lynne D.
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Delicious food and the service was great!

  • 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.

Chupper Time Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Justin S.
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Fantastic food. Hands down the best catering I've ever had!!

Black Tie Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Christina M.
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    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!

    Robin R.
    Verified review

    very professional and the food is to die for

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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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    We do BBQ catering. We smoke Boston butt, ribs, chicken, and tri-tip beef. We use the best meats we can find, with mouthwatering seasoning, and then smoke them low and slow using hickory, pecan, and apple wood to give it the best flavor possible.

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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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    I am a chef specializing in small events such as dinner parties and dinners for two. In today's rushed society, healthy meals have become a thing of the past! I am a chef who cares about the quality of your meals!

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    Southern Chic Custom Catering is just that. Southern Chic, brings elegance, creativity, and a totally customizable menu for any occasion!!

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    We are not only a catering company, we are also an upscale Southern Restaurant. We provide a level of professionalism that many other caterers lack as this is all that we do. We make our complete living in the foodservice industry, and have a combined 45 years of experience that makes us the best in the region.

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    My style of setup and our delicious food!

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    We provide catering for all occasions. Large and small we do it all, cakes and desserts as well. Let’s work together to make your occasion just as you pictured it in full color.

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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 have been providing professional service for 10 years. Our food is outstanding, and we can feed anywhere from 10 to 1000 people.

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    We are the pinnacle of southern smoked BBQ. We do wood fire, hickory smoke, dry rub, outstanding ribs, Texas style brisket, pork, chicken, wings, homemade sauces, homemade sides and great banana pudding. We are famous for our baked potato salad! We offer delivery for groups with complete service on time. Complete menu delivered with drinks, plates, cutlery. We do turnkey catering. We are on time and offer customized menu service. For arge groups of 2000-10,000, that is not a problem. Our primary service area is Huntsville/Madison county metro area. We will travel longer distances for over 100 groups.

    • 20 years in business
    About

    I specialize on the following: * Full-Service Catering * Custom Cakes * Business and Corporate Lunches and Dinners * Company Picnics * Kitchen Coordinating

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    We are here for you! We cater and make different types of platters, and we also make different types of sweet treats. We are very customer oriented, and we do everything in our power to make you happy and make your event as tasty as possible!

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    Professional Chef, Personal Catering Service and Self Owned Business

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need a Catering Service Provider

    Chattanooga, TN

    • Interested in the following cuisine
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Head count
    • Details
      We would like food stations without a server, such as a potato bar or taco bar.

    Need a Caterer for a Cocktail Party

    Columbia, TN

    • Type of catering needed
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian, Other (wine and cheese)
    • Head count
    • Details
      supplying own wine
    • $25
      Average price

    Need Caterer

    Franklin, TN

    • Type of catering needed
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      American, Other (Creative appetizers to accompany wine)
    • Head count
      10-25
    • Details
      It is a wine oriented event with heavy appetizers and want to try something new.
    • $25
      Average price
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