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Michelle K.
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Javy has been the bartender for many of my events. He is always the utmost professional and has a flair for being able to take care of the whole room all at one time! He is great at what he does and works his tail off for all his clients. I highly recommend Javy for any event!

  • 2 years in business
Caitlin M.
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She catered a business function for me. She was there in a timely manner, the food was wonderful, and the presentation was great as well. I will definitely be using her again.


I provide catering and personal chef for the individual needs. I have been in the food and beverage industry for over 20 years. I handle country clubs and hotels, assisted-living facilities, and private in-flight catering.

  • 25 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Rosario's is your answer for all of your food and beverage needs. We can take your ideas and our experience and create your perfect event. Catering, from picnics to formal fine dining, and all of your staff needs are as easy as a phone call or a trip to our website. Could you use extra time in your day? Let Rosario' take care of the meals with prepared meals delivered to your door, or we will come to your home and prepare your weekly meals and package everything, so you just heat and eat. Do you want to know what it's like to have your own personal chef? Let Chef Rosario pamper you as your very own personal chef and really make your birthday, anniversary or any occasion a special one. Would you like to learn the skills that professionals use to make world-class culinary delights? Do you know how to plan the perfect dinner party and how to prepare Italian, French, Cajun or another style of cuisine? Chef Rosario will come to your home and give you hands-on training. Invite friends and have cooking parties. Remember, for all of your food and beverage needs, call Rosario's.


We do catering for any occasion and for any number of guests. We have multiple menus to choose from. We also bake custom-designed cakes.


At Little Greek, we strive to please our catering customers by serving fresh and affordable Greek food. Our expertise is in serving groups from 10-500 people. Little Greek can customize any menu to fit your needs. Orders can be made by calling our store and asking for our catering specialist. When planning larger events, we encourage you to schedule a meeting with our catering specialist to ensure all aspects of your catering order addressed. A delivery fee will be determined based on the distance your event location is from the store. Most catering orders require at least 24-hour notice. Confirmation by credit card is expected on all orders. Cancellation must be received by 4 p.m. the day before the scheduled catering. Cancellations without notice will be subject to a $50 charge.


I'm a one-woman team, but I have a big support factor that assists me. I'm diverse in a lot of foods. If there's something I can't cook, I will let my customers know.



Home-cooked Southern meals are our specialty. We are a close-knit family who enjoys cooking and delighting the taste buds of others. Nothing compares to grandma's recipes. We prepare everything, from soups and sandwiches to fried chicken. We can prepare anything.

  • 5 years in business

My food is created with passion for the work that i do. i love to cook and cook for others and that comes out in my food.


We cater weddings, birthdays, office parties and social gatherings; you name it. If you have a place in mind that you would like to have a pop-up kitchen, we can do that too.




From our unique assembly line-style grill to our 56 flavors of award-winning homemade ice cream, we take you south of the border unlike anyone else. In addition to food, we can cater ice cream, as well!


We do catering for any occasion and any number of guests. We have multiple menus to choose from. We also bake custom-designed cakes.

  • 12 years in business

I try to make my food beautiful as well as delicious. People taste first with their eyes so food needs to look as good as it taste.


We are a one stop shop we offer around the world entrees also complete meal menus with dessert also customize food your event from the beginning to the end to your liking. And if you have a budget we stay within it and you still get what you expected. description: All American, Greek, Italian, Vietnamese, Soul food, Mediterranean etc.


I am a formally trained chef who can cook anything! I have catered events up to 1,500 people, and I have performed private chef services for parties of two. I am willing to work with people on their costs for events.


I will cater your special event. Be it a wedding, an office function, a birthday or any occasion. Call me for free quotes and meal options.

  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I love the creation of Food! From the idea,to the kitchen, to being plated up! The transformation is an Awesome experince.


I cater for different types of events. I've done several wedding receptions and major parties for up to 250 people. I'm a great prospect because of my prices and food quality. Please contact us to contract us!


We provide fresh, full lunch and breakfast catering for business lunches, pharmaceutical representatives, etc. We also offer children's birthday cooking parties and children's cooking classes. Let us share your child's special day making mini pizzas, mini birthday cakes or painting roll-out cookies!

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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