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Passionate Plates
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Gregory H.
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We have found Alisa through Thumbtack based upon the reviews and were extremely pleased with her Catering Service for our Wedding. Alisa and her team arrived early, set up the tables and had the venue smelling wonderful with all of the food she cooked. Not only did her and the team assist with the dinner service, but they also cleaned and packed away all of the rental settings. This was extremely beneficial and gave both us and our friends additional time to enjoy the day. If anyone ever needs Catering Services in the East Bay, she is the best and has the most reasonable prices! Greg-n-Greg

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  • 39 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Nancy M.
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I love to work with Paul, he has made every event a wonderful experience. He is always finding a new spin on food and presentation which makes every experience fun and delicious. I have the upmost confidence with his menu choices and I now leave it up to him to decide and I have never been disappointed. Thank you again Paul, I will continue to use your catering services.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angel V.
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Chef Albert's food is amazing. He arrived at my home on time and fully prepared. I didn't have to worry about anything. He provided my brunch guest with a delicious meal at a very reasonable price. I will definitely be booking his services again.

Sac Valley Gourmet
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Sue C.
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Boris is professional - brings recipes, ingredients, and cooking utensils if needed. He keeps the lesson fun, interesting, and moving. I look forward to further lessons and possible catering services by him.

Cowabunga BBQ
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Madison C.
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Excited to work with David and the crew for our wedding, very responsive. Will return with review on service/food at end of event!

Polkadot Dinners
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Scott L.
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Nice job catering our corporate lunch, everything was good, fresh, and on time.

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Nancy Gerbault
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yvonne C.
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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.

Designs By Mimi
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Jo H.
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We hired Mimi to cater out daughter's Bat Mitzvah. But what Mimi did was so above and beyond just catering. Mimi's food and presentation of food was delicious and beautiful. But in addition, she turned the party space into a gorgeously decorated space beyond the dreams of our daughter. Mimi was determined to make it the most magical event for our daughter and listened very carefully to all our daughter's ideas. We really couldn't believe Mimi's magic! She has the highest work ethic and delivers more than 100%! Great team of people backing her up as well. It was the best day of our daughter's life. Thank you mimi!

Basic Catering
4.2
from 25 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Greg C.
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Basic Catering is much more than catering company, it is a full service event company. Aristotle says "if a man does many things, they cannot do one thing well." That's not the case with Basic Catering. I hired them for a small wedding reception, and I was very impressed with their service. I'll list them as follows: 1. All my guests raved about the food. It was perfectly cooked and the quantity was worth the value. 2. They rent out their own party rentals (tables, silverware, plates, etc.) at a cost cheaper than the competitors. This was significant savings for me with no sacrifice on the quality. This also made clean-up a lot easier. I was not worried about the clean-up, but it did save me on venue costs. (They also do flowers) 3. Lastly, the most impressive aspect of Basic Catering is their professionalism. There will always be something missing or something that goes wrong. Their team is extremely resourceful, from their planners (Ben) to the people executing (Carie) and the waitstaff -- I am a big fan of resourcefulness. They thought of things I missed, and if something was wrong they made it right. They are quick and smart, and know how to get things done. They assisted in making one of the most significant days of my life a wonderful event. Thanks Ben. You did a fantastic job coordinating.

TR Shields Culinary Services
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Traci W.
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We contacted Chef Tim about catering our father's 70th birthday party. He was very responsive while we were arranging everything, and suggested a great menu that everyone loved! He even made a special bowl of my dad's favorite food just for him! Many birthday invitees complimented us on the great food and execution. The experience was fantastic and the party was an absolute hit! Chef Tim helped us create a wonderful and memorable birthday party! He was very knowledgable, well organized, and personable. We highly recommended Chef Tim and we will absolutely be contacting him for all of our future parties.

Kincy Catering Plus
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
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Kincy Catering is absolutely the best! The food is outstanding and the customer service is excellent! I will continue to use their catering services for all of my celebrations!

Strings Italian - Livermore
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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Excellent suggestions and personal attention for our daughter’s graduation party. From start to finish, everything went smoothly. I would definitely use Strings again for our future catering needs.

Chefjonstuart&family
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Emani K.
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Chef Jon and family was everything the dr ordered the food was excellent and the customer service was even better.I will be using him for all my catering needs.

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Joyce R.
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Joan was recommended when our original caterer had an emergency and had to cancel at the last minute. Joan had been cooking meals for an elderly family member of one of my staff and they felt she might be able to fill in. We were a small retirement party of 15 celebrating with an informal cocktail party. Joan was able to create some tasty bites with less than 72 hours notice. I would utilize her skils again if the need arises!,

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Camille S.
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Wonderful food! Paired perfectly with our wines for a recent wine club event. Carlo and Theo are the best to work with and we will be using them for wine and food events often. Highly recommend Wicked Pig for all your catering needs!

  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mike P.
Verified review

I couldn't have asked for a better experience having Chrysalis Catering working my son's graduation party. Tameeka had great communication skills. She always kept in contact with me before and during the event. She was professional and attentive to the needs of the party and made sure the meal was prepared on time. My guests were also impressed with Tameeka and asked for her card to cater their future events. This was the first time I used this app and my wife and I were pleasantly surprised. Chrysalis Catering is top notch.

More Love Catering
4.0
from 1 review
    Barbera S.
    Verified review

    The chefs at More Love Catering are great. They made great food for my wedding reception, traviled to us, and work within out bugget to the best of there ability. Even tho the price was a little higher then expected, you certinly get what you pay for. We have already booked them for our 1st anaversery dinner.

    About

    French Inspired Southern Comfort Food and desserts.

    About

    Our specially is European style including homemade pasta and bread. We also specialize in seafood, steaks, poultry, appetizers, salads, desserts and large selection of imported and domestic wines for all occasions.

    • 7 years in business
    About

    We offer a gourmet food truck, with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors on gourmet wraps. For catering, we are very flexible.

    About

    I am a caterer living in the Sacramento area. My heritage is from the Middle East and Greece, which combined, offers you the "best of both worlds". I learned to cook from the tender age of seven by my mother, who was taught by her mother in Jordan. My Mediterranean blends and flavors of food is what makes me unique. I cook from the heart, which comes through in my culinary cuisines. I aspire to be on "Chopped" one day. My biggest joy in this world is feeding people, especially my family.

    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.

    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 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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