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Huntsville Party Caterers

Browse these party caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Huntsville.

  • 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
Cheryl J.
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Service was excellent and the food amazing. I would recommend this catering service to all my family and friends.

Chef Ketha
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Danielle M.
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Chef Ketha is an amazing Chef! Her quality of work is highly sought after by several local businesses and the community. I recommend Chef Ketha for your catering needs; you won't be disappointed.

Cheesecakes by Juanita
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Donna W.
Verified review

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.

Robin R.
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very professional and the food is to die for

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.
    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!

    About

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

    About

    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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    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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    My style of setup and our delicious food!

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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 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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    I have been a wedding planner for two years but I also plan parties.

    • 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

    About

    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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    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 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.

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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.

    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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