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Downey Creative Caterers

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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
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Kynderly H.
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I hadn't used thumbtack before when I inquired via a Google search, about finding a good caterer/chef. After receiving numerous responses, I checked out 3 and asked for proposals. As soon as I heard Chef Marcel's voice, I sensed his sincerity and eagerness to please and I appreciated his warmth during our business conversation. While I wasn't able to make a decision right away due to an extensive business trip abroad, I told him I would call him upon my return to the U.S. When I returned, I told him that he was competing against another caterer and he simply said "what will it take to gain your business" and I instantly knew he was the person I wanted. I told him that I would first need to taste his food before a final decision was made and he invited me to his home where inner his lovely wife a baby girl. After tasting his delicious food, I told him he had the job and 2 others, all within a month's time period. Chef Marcel aims to please and my events have all turned out beautiful with delicious food and caring service. Relationships and trust are very important to me and chef Marcel along with his wife, are now a relationship that I truly value. I will continue to use his services for the many future events that I've planned while enjoying the additional benefits of working with a "friend". Give him a call and I'm confident you will choose no other.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
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Hilary S.
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I needed a caterer for my dad's funeral reception. Spoke to other caterers but Carolina of Gourmet Lover's Catering was the only one who gave her condolences, this meant a lot to me. The full service presentation was tasteful, the food delicious and reasonably priced. There were no exta added on fees like the other caterers. I highly recommend Gourmet Lover's Catering, Boris & Carolina are a wonderful team and you will not be disappointed.

Madkins Catering
4.6
from 81 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 201 hires on Thumbtack
MaryAnn S.
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Very professional and responsive. Answers all questions . I may have been slacking a bit but Madkins Catering is very professional and make sure that everything is clear and taken cared of.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
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Christine F.
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Susan is attentive, creative, and professional. She is a pleasure to talk with as she has innovative ideas and has experience as evidenced by her pointing out which food dishes are popular and would go well together. A delightful experience.

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  • 21 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria D.
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Chef Mark was an amazing find! We needed a chef in a pinch for an event of 50. He jumped right in and augmented the groceries we already had with creative twists that really wowed our guests. Every bite was delicious and everyone enjoyed their meals. He even made a special separate menu for our vegan guests. He was also very congenial and engaged our guests who wanted to participate in the cooking process. Overall, his joyful demeanor and love of cooking on top of his bad ass cooking skills made our event so much better that we could have hoped for. Thank you Chef Mark!

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 52 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Tamara K.
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Chef Mumsie is, without exception, one of the best caterers I have worked with in the Los Angeles area. Her personal service, commitment to excellence, and over-and-above contributions made our several week-long meetings (during Summer 2014) a huge success. The menus were savory and enjoyed by all guests, the food was delivered fresh, not and easy for us to display well. Knowing that all the catering was completely taken care of allowed me to focus on the things that mattered--my guests! Not a single detail was missed. I very highly recommend Chef Mumsie's services to anyone in the Orange or Los Angeles County areas for any event, large or small. Without question, I will be a repeat customer! Thank you!

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Sierra Madre Catering
4.5
from 42 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
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JoAnn H.
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I hired Sierra Madre Catering for my husband's 40th birthday party held at my home. The set up process was so easy, they were so accommodating with the menu I wanted (even though it included fried foods and philly cheese steak sandwiches which are hard to make on-site). The moment they got to my house, Tonya and her chefs were so professional, speedy, on top of it all! They made my night so much easier and fun and I finally got to enjoy my own party for once! They left my house very neat like my kitchen was never used! They picked up after my guests throughout the night. My favorites were inside-out Philly cheese steak, pulled pork sliders, mac & cheese, potstickers and garlic fries. Thank you and looking forward to seeing you again!

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Traveling Chef
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Bryson G.
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Chef Pena did an excellent job preparing the meal and educating all 9 guests on proper food preparation, seasonings and his journey through the culinary arts. I was very impressed with the meal (Seared Wild Alaskan Salmon w/ crab stuffed yukon gold mashed potatoes and green bean/ red bell pepper medley. The meal was finished off with a cherry/chocolate cookie pie thing (whatever it was, it was Awesome ). Wonderful dinner party experience. I will definitely request again!

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So Divine Catering
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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Judith L.
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Chef Alexis was AMAZING! She is a delight & easy to work with, flexible, creative, accommodating, and worked with us on the budget. Then the day of the event went perfectly. Food creation, presentation, pacing, flow, TASTE was wonderful. Her staff are true professionals and made our party a success.

  • 4 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Picasso M.
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I have had the pleasure to work directly with KMR GOURMET CATERING AND ENTERTAINMENT on several occasions. The professionalism is 2nd to none and always ensures that all clients are completely satisfied with experience from conception to end result spectacular VIP parties and events for high level corporate clients. I look forward to working with you again! And I always send my very important clients who are in need of a complete experience to you always.

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Dolores G.
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I am beyond grateful to Thumbtack for connecting me to Chef Keith Prante and his team at Hautè Productions Events and Catering to cater my mom's 80th birthday celebration. They are absolutely A-MAZING! Chef Prante was one of two chefs who responded to my request via Thumbtack, and I also received a personal referral. Neither of the other caterers offered ANYWHERE NEAR the quality, selections, variety and value that Hautè offered at my price point. We had our tasting today, and it absolutely sealed the deal! Everything was delicious and the presentation was outstanding. I highly recommend Hautè Productions to any potential customer who appreciates excellence, accommodation and genuine customer service.

SEGARS Culinary
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Helene B.
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Creative menu, flexibility and professionalism during communications to create a holiday party. Event will be in December.

Mobile Caterer
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Devang S.
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SHE WAS FANTASTIC... very charming , creative and hard working. she know what she is doing and she know how to behave and handle a crowd. we will use her services again and again god willing.

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Daily Squares, LLC
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Shawn H.
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Daily Squares did a wonderful job. The food was delicious and creative. Daneen provided a great selection of small bites to choose from and all were displayed beautifully. Ours was a charity fundraiser cocktail party. We will definitely use Daily Squares again.

Tuition Bites
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Kenia R.
Verified review

Thank you very much for catering our UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Fundraiser. Everything was beyond what we expected. Thank you!

Fitch's Kitchen
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila J.
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Food was great, on time and within budget. Menu is diverse and chef is creative with special requests

A Taste of Gourmet Catering
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! I have hired other caterers in the past, but none of them come close the experience I had with Chef Lofthouse and his team. Chef Lofthouse created a spectacular menu and it was delicious to eat. He and his team took care of all of the planning and set-up for the event. They served perfectly on time, and gave me and my guests such great service, that my guests are still emailing me to get Chef Lofthouse's phone number. You are missing out if you don't have him cater your party!

Greg Akahoshi
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Julius C.
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Greg made our night a very memorable one! He really took the time to tailor a meal that was both creative and flavorful. His passion for food and cooking truly made this a REAL fine dining experience. If you want great food and good vibes, we highly recommend him.

A Wayfaring Chef
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Steph S.
Verified review

Jessie catered two parties for me and not only was the food exceptional but she was so professional and everything went so smoothly. I don't think there was one dish that wasn't great. She was so creative and helpful with great ideas to make the parties perfect.

  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Maryl F.
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We have used Food Joy twice for large functions at our office (400 people +). Cristina is amazing to work with, she is creative in her menus and accommodating with your budget. Leo, the head chef is extremely talented, creating beautiful dishes that have fresh ingredients and a variety of sides that please all crowds. At our recent event we had many more people attend than had RSVP'd, Cristina and her team were never stressed but hustled to get more food and were able to feed everyone. All of our guests left happy, we are so pleased to be working regularly with this company!

Devine Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kaytie J.
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Devine Catering did an amazing job for my work event. The service was professional and the food amazing! They were accommodating to my company’s needs and very helpful with menu selection. I will definitely be using their catering services in the future.

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