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Escondido Ice Cream Caterers

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Baja's Tacos & Catering
4.8
from 141 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Elsa O.
Verified review

I was a little skeptical as hired Jesus for a work event. I was worried that things would go wrong making me look bad with the agency. I am pleased to say that I worried for nothing. The Caterers were punctual, professional, clean and courteous. The food was delicious. Everyone loved the food and where highly impressed with the freshness and authentic flavor! Some are considering hiring Baja's Tacos for future events. Caterers prepped the food on site rather quick, served guests for 2 hours and put all the leftovers in containers for me. Event was for 60 people and had more than enough food for everyone to enjoy. Overall I was very impressed and pleased with the service and food. Would definitely hire again! Gracias!

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Janice L.
Verified review

Mike catered an event with 60 people expected at our home. Everything I requested food-wise was supplied, and the food was served within our requested time frame. The hamburgers/cheeseburgers and chicken were very good, with all the fresh fixin's, and the chocolate ice cream shakes were awesome. Mike's fryer for the fries was not working, but he was able to use our home oven. Would have loved to have tasted those fresh fried! Suggestions: chill the root beer prior to using for floats, and have enough floats and shakes for each person to have one of each treat. Mike was very easy to work with, and I would use Mike again.

Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Frank O.
Verified review

I used Jose and his staff for our daughters 15th birthday party. We had a bit over 100 guests with the party lasting about 5 hours. I can't say enough about how good the food and service were. Jose and his staff were quick and efficient and super professional and friendly. Jose bailed me out with a few items i had forgotten (ice and dessert plates). I would and have recommend Jose's service to anyone looking to have a catered event.

Party Time Tacos
4.5
from 72 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn F.
Verified review

The food was great, except for a couple of issues. There was no cheese or sour cream served with the tacos and the beans and rice were not hot. The tacos were outstanding. The server was on time and he could not have been nicer. I will use Party Time Tacos again because because they were so easy to work with and I know they will correct the minor problems I mentioned. The good far out weighed the small issues.

La Mexicana Tacos & Catering
4.4
from 53 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Lucia V.
Verified review

Everybody loved the food. There was plenty and we even had leftovers. The caterers didn't mind all the stairs they had to take to carry their stove, tables etc. We will hire them again for sure when we are in the area.

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 49 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey S.
Verified review

I have to qualify this review first by saying I have worked as a professional cook and have owned a catering business. So I have an eye for and know what works and what doesn't, what can be prepped beforehand without sacrificing quality, and what can be done on sight and off-site with the aim of making sure everything is properly expedited and comes out on time. When I arrived the table was set up nicely set up and decorated. However, we had previously informed Chef that we were going to be 13 and we would like two tables, as some people are uncomfortable with sitting at a table of 13 people. So we had to ask Chef to please separate the two tables. When Bridgette came the day before, my wife mentioned she wanted a table of 6 and one of 7, not two tables pushed together to make 13. There were also no cloth napkins, but paper napkins. I guess assuming that a request for "linens" did not include cloth napkins, only tablecloths. But I digress. Even though this was done in our home where we are well equipped, I still expect anyone coming to prepare food to come fully equipped to meet their needs without having to use the home equipment. This was not the case, as Chef used our Kitchenaid, tongs, and other items. As well, they did not have a serving platter for one of the hors'd'oeuvres. Furthermore, they had to use some of our silverware because they did not bring everything needed (spoons, forks). There were steak knives on the table when we were eating fish, and no other knives. I had no problem with this because, of course, I wanted the event to go smoothly. But other clients might not have been as flexible. Finally, they used all my kitchen towels and had them all wet, from I don't know what- but it's easy enough to bring your own hand towels. As well, because we used the plates on the table for hors'd'ouevres, they had to wash and prepare again for salad plates, as they had expected the hors'd'oeuvres to simply be finger food. Nonetheless, the hors'd'oeuvres-asparagus with prosciutto and chicken bites, or whatever they might have been-still require plates. This delayed serving. More forethought should have been given to how this was all going to go down. Personally, I would have brought the salad all prepped. Because it wasn't prepped, it meant a longer serving delay. The server didn't know the difference between wine and water glasses-some basic protocol needed. The food was excellent and I had several very positive compliments from the guests, this is where they shined, and it was served hot and fresh like it should be. We had a delicious shaved fennel salad with parmesan, and a main course of Blackened Sea Bass with a succotash and roasted potatoes. That is the beauty of preparing on-site. I say this with the caveat, as mentioned earlier, that a few things could have been prepped beforehand without sacrificing quality. This would have allowed the service to flow more quickly and not have such long delays between dishes. As Chef prepared the chocolate mousse on site, some people had to leave before dessert since it took well over 45 minutes between our main course and dessert. While we had agreed that I would supply the chocolate, it I had known it was going to take chef so long to prepare it, I would have suggested it be made beforehand. If I had done this lunch, I would have brought the mousse pre-made. They used up my whole bag of ice too-I would have brought ice. Finally, food left over was taken away and not left with us. I asked the server I f she was going to leave the food to me as she was walking out and she laughed uncomfortably and said no. My assumption is that the client paid for the food, they should get any leftovers. I give Kudos to the Chef for excellent food, but the service was uncomfortably slow and everyone noticed. Finally, the server was inexperienced. Overall, organization and attention to details were lacking. To end on a positive note, they did an excellent job leaving the kitchen just as the found it and were friendly and professional despite the hiccups mentioned. I didn't have to worry about anything. If you are looking for good food, Chef Mumsie does a great job. But please ask that they send you experienced servers, and make sure to point out every possible detail that you can think of, because in my experience, they did not have a checklist or form to check off what you do or don't need for an event.

Don Jorge Cater And Tacos
4.4
from 27 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Edgar Z.
Verified review

We have used "Don Jorge" catering several times and they do not disappoint. We have used them for Birhtdays, and several SDSU football tailgates. They go just about anywhere (within reason). Rafael is very professional and answers any and all questions. His staff is always timely and very curtious. There is a variety of food to choose from and it is all very GOOD! From our parties atleast three of our friends have booked and loved the service/food. If you want good authentic Mexican food for your next event I HIGHLY recomend using Don Jorge Catering, you will not be disappointed. In fact im using them again on Aug 10. Tip: Make sure you plan accordingly. For example our party on Aug 10 starts at 2 pm. However we want our food to be served from 2:30 to 5 pm. So we asked that the caterers show up at 1:30 so they may prep and be ready to serve at 2:30. There are many Taco caterers out there but none like Don Jorge...Enjoy!

Enjoy Dining In
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Katy H.
Verified review

I have been to two different dinner parties and I am so impressed with the fabulous top-quality food prepared and served by Christine! Everything was amazing including the organic baby herb lettuce with confetti cabbage that was served with a roasted chicken salad. My friends and I are still talking about the delicious Panaang Coconut Curry with shrimp. Truly the best I've ever had! And the amazing dessert -a flourless chocolate cake and vanilla bean ice cream. Looking forward to the next time.

not there
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Yesenia M.
Verified review

I hired Nae to cater my daughters quinceanera. I wad very happy with her service, ideas, and her food. I received alot of compliments on the italian menu, and i loved the fact it was all made from scratch. Nae handled all of the food and ran the kitchen well. She even had plates for the cake. I would recommend Nae to anyone. Did i mention she was affordable and included drinks, linen, chair covers and silverware.

CK Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Tamar G.
Verified review

I've been having CulKid Cater my events for years, and I swear it's so effortless for me to throw a huge party because of John and his crew. John puts together a menu, is very responsive when I email or text.. His CREW shows up in uniform, they cook completely out of sight then this amazing food service is just flowing through my party. While I'm enjoying my guests, servers are offering delicious delicacies like mini chicken and waffles & John's famous Swedish meatballs (OMG!). They put out all of the utensils and everything you will need for your party.. they replenish the food so it is constantly fresh, they clean up after the guests, replenish the ice for drinks, walk around and pick up the trash & take it out.. they really clean up the grill and after themselves and leave your place neater than it was when they arrived! Very professional, happy caterers. Each and every one of them loves his/her job! You can tell. Such a great value, I don't even shop around. When I have an event, I just leave it to John. I go with what he suggests & he gives me a great deal. So much incredible food, and set up super fancy. I'm sure they can do any style you'd like, but I like to really impress our guests with John's presentation and his really yummy food. Everyone still talks about the chicken and beef we served at our parties. I keep ordering it with the mac n cheese, because it's like no other catering anyone's ever had. Very flavorful and generous portions. Also, John is the coolest guy to work with. You'll immediately want to be friends with him, and you will be!

Vegetables Under Glass
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tom D.
Verified review

I am a very strict vegan and therefore I was looking for someone to cater for my PhD graduation party. Luckily I found Ms Farrington and Vegetables Under Glass. Many times vegan food can be quite bland and lacking in variety. However, her dishes were phenomenal! She is very talented with flavors, presentation, and variety. My friends and colleagues would not have even known the food was vegan had I not told them. I'm absolutely 100% satisfied with the experience, and I would recommend her in a heartbeat. Oh, and you must have her make the vegan coconut ice cream for desert. To die for!

Infusions Food Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Lisette F.
Verified review

Adrian food was superb! The appetizers were amazing! My personal favorite was the twice cooked pork belly brochettes and my husbands' was a chorizo, caramelized onion & feta tart. The sit down dinner was phenomenal with a very tender and tasty Fillet Mignon with pink pepper sauce. The sweet ending was sensational with a great Sacher torte with homemade honey and cinnamon ice cream. Adrian has a great eye for detail, is very friendly and personable, and made our dinner very memorable. The food presentation was also fantastic! We will be using Infusions for all of our dinner and/or cocktail parties.

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Maritza M.
Verified review

Loved the Moqueca. Rich aromatic and savory flavors, perfectly matched to create a memorable balanced meal. Dear ice was great. I even learned about the local fishing industry.

fast enough 4U LLC.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Genevieve W.
Verified review

This past winter I was on the office committee in charge of planning our holiday party. Aside from hiring a caterer, we felt hiring a bartender was very imporant to the success of our party. Thomas was recommended to us by coworkers who frequent a bar where he is employed. After a few phone conversations we decided to hire him for the party. He did an incredible job, making sure everything went exceptionally smooth. He made certain everyone enjoyed their Drinks, and took many special requests. Also he designed a speciality cocktail menu for the evening, that included alcoholic versions of holiday favourites, like hot apple cider totties and white chocolate martinis. Our party was held at our company offices, but Thomas came through again with a portable Bar on wheels with an ice bin. I did feel that the $350 he changed was a bit pricey considering our party was only 4 Hrs long, with about 70 people. But considering many of us forgot to bring cash to tip, it basically balanced out. Thomas did an exceptional job and was extremely professional and personable. I would recommended his services and expertise to anyone looking for a bartender to work a private event.

Bons Temps
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kaitlyn H.
Verified review

Awesome guys to work with! We will definitely be using their services in the future. They showed up on time and were super friendly to our party guests!

The Baked Bear
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Larry K.
Verified review

The catering was outstanding. Personable staff, and incredible ice cream.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

We bring our ice cream truck to your party, place of business, social gathering, or any event. We carry pre-packaged ice cream, chips, sodas, monsters, candies, and novelties. We service any event, big or small.

About

We are a family-owned and -run ice cream and gelato shop. We serve premium quality with a silver spoon! We offer mobile catering of premade, indulgent Italian desserts or just a scoop!

  • New on Thumbtack
About

Service we provide: We offer mobile delivery of soft-served ice cream treats including cones, shakes, sundaes, banana splits, floats, Hawaiian shaved ice, smoothies, and ice coffee frappes. We also have a great selection of frozen novelty ice cream to choose from such as nationally known treats. We all grew up on like Good Humor and Popsicle brands. In addition to our product line, we also feature on our trucks our premium line of "gourmet chocolate hand-dipped almond bars". We also provide food items such as nachos, hot dogs, and honey BBQ wings upon customer request only. We are available for a host of event and parties such as: * corporate gatherings and picnics * anniversaries * birthday parties * family night and school events * block parties * employee-appreciation days * fundraisers, etc. The possibilities are endless. Call us now to have us cater our delicious ice cream treats to your next party or event. Hurry! Don't wait! Event and party dates fill up fast, especially on weekends.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

We are not your typical Food Truck! We have been in business for over 6 years and our primary focus is catering both large and small events. We have an extensive portfolio of events we have done from small birthday parties to large corporate events.

  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Full service special event catering. Wood roasted meats, fantastic theme Luau's, BBQ, California Cuisine, Mexican Fiesta,Caribbean Sunsplash, Birthdays Weddings and corporate parties. We love to throw a great party and have fantastic food and great service! We offer all the set up equipment with tables and festive linen with the menu cost.

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