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Folsom Food Catering Companies

Browse these food catering companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Folsom.

Sac Valley Gourmet
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Maria G.
Verified review

I hired Global Gourmet for the catering of our yearly Oktoberfest. We had about a 100 people visiting and Boris and his team did an outstanding job. The food they prepared was delicious, their timing and planning was perfect and my kitchen looked nice and clean when they left. A lot of our guests commented on the good food and were impressed by their friendly service. It was a pleasure to work with Boris because he knew exactly what I was looking for and I for sure will hire Global Gourmet again.

Taste for the Senses
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Jill L.
Verified review

Arturo is a joy to work with and makes delicious healthy foods. I've used his catering for a number of business lunches and they are always enjoyed. I especially love that he makes tamales with olive oil, and the veggie ones are superb.

Cowabunga BBQ
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Jay K.
Verified review

I had a company party catered by Cowabunga BBQ. First let me say as a business owner it's nice to see professionals at work and that's what David and his wife are professional. I did not have to worry about anything. They got there on time, had it set up for me and my employees and the food was great some of the best Barbeque I've had. Cleaned up when we were done eating. Like they never was there. Can't wait til the next time. Thanks David

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Abroad Catering
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yvonne C.
Verified review

We wanted an English Tea Party for my Sister’s milestone birthday. Nancy worked on a special menu “catering” to our request. The food was fabulous! Our English guests said it was an authentic tea party.

Polkadot Dinners
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie G.
Verified review

Polkadot Dinners were great. Our baby shower was wonderful as was the food and beverages provided by our caterer. We had lots of food left over too! No cheesecake stuffed strawberries though--they were a hit!

Kincy Catering Plus
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Zakiyaah T.
Verified review

I had nothing less than the best experience with Kincy Catering, the food was cooked to perfection and presentation was wonderful !!! All at affordable prices ! I will be purchasing again :)

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Michael F.
Verified review

Tameeka at Chrysalis Catering is wonderful. Her food is always spectacular and her presentation and service are always above expectations. I really enjoy the range of options and service styles Chrysalis Catering offers, accommodating events big and small, formal and casual.

Julie q
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kati S.
Verified review

Julie was such an amazing caterer for our wedding. The food was delicious!! She has a great variety of food to choose from and it is all amazing. She also provided table settings and a beverage table. Julie was right by our side the whole way with quick responses and offering more assistance when needed. I recommend her for any type of event!

The kids kitchen
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Kam S.
Verified review

“Thank you very much for the wonderful food and service you provided for my daughter birthday. The food was delicious and many of my guests raved about it saying that it was the best food they have ever had at a birthday party. I have given your name out to a lot of people. The service you provided me was outstanding and it made this special day successful. My family has used your catering service for couple more parties and we will definitely keep you in mind for future events.”Thank you so much for the wonderful catering at the birthday party. It was fabulous as usual. It’s really great to know there is never a worry with you guys! What would we do without you?” Thanks again, Kam Sing

Chefjonstuart&family
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jamica C.
Verified review

service was excellent the food was excellent only problem is I got too much food

Culinary Laboratories
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Na R.
Verified review

Exceptional food and it was worth every penny...

Burgess Brothers
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Kevin W.
Verified review

Jon Burgess and his employees were very professional and easy to work with during our fundraiser catering experience. I would highly recommend them, and we received great feedback from our diners regarding the great BBQ food. We plan on using Jon's restaurant again for future church fundraising events.

You've been served
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Katherine W.
Verified review

I hosted an important client event and it just HAD to be perfect. The team from You've Been Served showed up on time, totally prepared and quickly set to work... Voila! The presentation was spectacular, the food was amazing and the guests were very impressed. Several of my clients have since contacted me about the catering and I'm happy to refer them to YBS.

About

We’re proud to provide our guests with freshly baked bagels, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, coffee, catering and so much more. Here at Noah's, we believe in the bagel. We believe it has the power to do amazing things—giving you a reason to look forward to morning office meetings or an afternoon escape or even the simple joy of a shmear mustache on your kid’s face. It’s why we get to the store at 2am every day and bake fresh bagels every four hours, so our bagels are as fresh and delicious as possible. It’s why we only use the finest ingredients to create the most inspiring flavors. It’s why we do everything possible to make your day that much better. To spread a little more joy and happiness in the world. To laugh, smile and enjoy each other’s company that much more. And to us, there’s no better way to do that than with the bagel.

About

We’re proud to provide our guests with freshly baked bagels, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, coffee, catering and so much more. Here at Noah's, we believe in the bagel. We believe it has the power to do amazing things—giving you a reason to look forward to morning office meetings or an afternoon escape or even the simple joy of a shmear mustache on your kid’s face. It’s why we get to the store at 2am every day and bake fresh bagels every four hours, so our bagels are as fresh and delicious as possible. It’s why we only use the finest ingredients to create the most inspiring flavors. It’s why we do everything possible to make your day that much better. To spread a little more joy and happiness in the world. To laugh, smile and enjoy each other’s company that much more. And to us, there’s no better way to do that than with the bagel.

About

Carol's Creations is a starter company primary planned for bakery; however, my love for cooking, baking, etc. has lead me to expand my focus to include all areas of food preparation. I am extremely confident that my diverse culmination of recipes will excite even the most finicky of taste buds. I guarantee it! So, please give me a try. You have everything to gain. That is everything but weight, unless that is your desired goal.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

Tasting the World Catering prides itself on being versatile and knowledgeable in all aspects of the industry. While providing excellent customer service for people within the community. Tasting the World Catering also works diligently i n providing quality services using the best ingredients while supporting local farmers within the community. I love my job! I love bringing people together through food and wonderful memories. I also enjoy the chaos of the kitchen.

  • 4 years in business
About

My aim is to perform tasks above and beyond the customers' expectations with little difficulties and serve fine foods. I can also supply tables and linens.

About

Simply the personal touch. I love to please

About

We’re proud to provide our guests with freshly baked bagels, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, coffee, catering and so much more. Here at Noah's, we believe in the bagel. We believe it has the power to do amazing things—giving you a reason to look forward to morning office meetings or an afternoon escape or even the simple joy of a shmear mustache on your kid’s face. It’s why we get to the store at 2am every day and bake fresh bagels every four hours, so our bagels are as fresh and delicious as possible. It’s why we only use the finest ingredients to create the most inspiring flavors. It’s why we do everything possible to make your day that much better. To spread a little more joy and happiness in the world. To laugh, smile and enjoy each other’s company that much more. And to us, there’s no better way to do that than with the bagel.

About

I am a beginning business. My goal is health, wealth and always ready to serve. I do my business because I love what I do. I've been told that I am good at what I do.

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.
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