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Atwater Caterers

Browse these catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Atwater.

On The Scene Cuisine, LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Chuck M.
Verified review

Kat and her team did a fantastic job catering our Christmas dinner. She showed up early, and all of her dishes were very good. We really liked the sweet potatoes and the ham! Thanks Kat for making our dinner a memorable one!

Hunt & Gather
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Scott M.
Verified review

For our first-ever catered dinner party for colleagues from work, this went very well. David was responsive and easy to work with. He was prompt and attentive to our requests and the food was great. Would recommend!

Sizemore's BBQ and Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lordelyn D.
Verified review

Sizemore's BBQ and Catering was AMAZING to work with. We used Dave Sizemore for my husband's 50th birthday celebration. My friend who used him for a family reunion recommended him. We, my sons and I, went to sample his delicious food when we were in the party planning stage and we knew that Dave Sizemore would be the perfect caterer for our event of almost 100 people. Dave worked with us to have a vegetarian and kids option in addition to the BBQ! The food and service was beyond great. Many friends and family commented how good the food was. I highly recommend Sizemore's BBQ and Catering and would definitely use them again! Thank you Dave!

Yum Stuffers
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Steve B.
Verified review

I put Yum Stuffers through their paces I think. I requested them to cater a party very last minute and they delivered. I was very pleased with the attention to detail. Since this was a birthday party Yum Stuffers took the birthday girls favorite type of food into consideration for the dishes. We were all very pleased. I definitely appreciate all of their efforts to meet all of my expectations. We were all extremely satisfied.

  • 3 years in business
Phyllis G.
Verified review

The food was delicious and just as we ordered, the entire transaction was done professionally, from the first contact, to the cleanup after the meal at my event. Great staff, great chef. I recommend them highly!

A&L Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Virginia M.
Verified review

Everything I've ever had prepared has been outstanding! More, please! More, more, more, please!

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With classic catering there is never a party too big or too small we teach our clients the basics of how to bring their Vision to life and also help our clients create personalized menus from Grandma's pasta sauce to Uncle Ben's BBQ recipe we work hand-in-hand with our clients to make sure their event is exactly how they envision it to be

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McHenry Event Center, completely remodeled and refurbished, is known as one of Modesto's best venues for weddings and quinceaneras. The former Elks Lodge offers five rooms and two patios to accommodate from 15 to 610 people. Call and visit our site at 945 McHenry avenue to choose the perfect room for your event: weddings, bridal and bachelor parties, baby showers, corporate meetings, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs, birthdays, graduations, sweet sixteen celebrations, memorials, and any other special family gathering. McHenry Event Center also provides rooms for corporate meetings, service clubs and networking groups. The Seasons Catering provides dining services for both on-site and off-site events. Led by our professional chef', our staff and waiters have catered hundreds of events throughout Central Valley, California. Call and consult with our chef and your event coordinator to discuss your events catering needs. Arrange a meeting at our location, where you can sit down and relax among the decor of our elegant facility, or call us to meet at your location. No matter what your catering needs, we invite you to consider McHenry Event Center and The Seasons Catering for your special event. Our goal is to make your event memorable.

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We are cooking quality meats! We are providing a great culinary experience. We do anything from Mexican food to southern comfort, seafood and more!

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We are specializing in upscale American comfort foods including hand-cut steaks, barbecues, seafoods and pasta. I am now also serving breakfast!

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I offer catering and cuisines for events, parties and social events. Menus options are available. I do Mexican and California cuisines.

  • 26 years in business
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We pay attention to detail to ensure the customers event is a success!

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We deliver 5 star customer service and delicious entrees. Our goal is to not only meet but exceed our clients expectations. We specialize healthy and tasty dishes ex. Mexican, American, Soul Food, Vegan, some Chinese

  • 6 years in business
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Here at AskDrete Catering, we specialize in creating a unique and one-of-a-kind menu selection from small parties to corporate events.

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We at Delicious by Design Custom Catering seek to deliver to you the rich flavors of modern cuisine, together with the simple comforts of home cooking. By using the best traditional family recipes in our unique menu, we are able to retain the flavors that have been made perfect through generations, and still provide a fare that is consistently adapting. We are backed by the philosophy of approachable gourmet: bringing new styles and ingredients together, in a spread that will entice to even the least “adventurous” of eaters. We hope to bring you an excellent dining experience, offering a number of serving options and a variety of customizable menus, in order to meet the specific requirements of your event. For those who are looking for something even more unique, we provide a complete, customized service, which includes original menu compositions to blend well with your desired atmosphere. We hope you will give us a chance to design an unforgettable culinary experience for both you and your guests. So, for your next reunion, wedding, or other event, let us create the menu Delicious by Design.

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At The Loft Catering, we provide professional and on time catering services. We do weddings, parties, events, etc. We are located in Modesto, CA.

  • 12 years in business
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We are a family based full service catering company. Specialize in down home southern cooking. Food prepared with only the finest quality ingredients. Utilize local products. Have a history in corporate catering and weddings. We can provide quality full service from a small two person every to a large group of 300 plus.

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Globally inspired California grown, we can fulfill any of your catering needs. We have over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry, ranging from Las Vegas resorts to mom-and-pop restaurants in Italy.

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We offer BBQ tri-tips, ribs and chicken. I used to BBQ for New Deal market on Oakdale road Modesto, CA. I specialize in ribs and tri-tip.

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We have a full-service catering company, with an award-winning chef on staff. Let us create something magical for your next event! We do on-site or off-site catering. We are specializing in themed and outdoor events.

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 Mexican Catering Service for a Birthday Party

San Mateo, CA

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Mexican / Latin
  • Head count
  • Details
    therr year old b-day party

Need an Organic Food Cuisine Catering Service

San Jose, CA

  • Type of catering needed
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Head count
  • Details
    Organic food for a casual backyard wedding reception. No buffet but something more like a food truck with a set time for food.

Need a Filipino Cuisine Catering Service

Union City, CA

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet - with servers
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
    Other (Filipino)
  • Number of guests
    60-80
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