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Modesto Bar Caterers

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

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Bartender aGoGo
from 32 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary P.
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Christopher was early to set up the bar,very professional,went above and beyond so I never gave a thought all day that my guest weren't being well served.He presented himself well and had a great sense of humor that went well with mixing with the guest. I would hire him again in a minute.What a class act. Mary Pete Carbone

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  • 4 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe A.
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Chef Albert has done a great job for me in designing great healthy meals that look and taste like they came out of a gourmet restaurant. It has really helped me in my weight loss. Thanks Chef Al!

Strings Italian - Livermore
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.

Julie q
from 8 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kati S.
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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!

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

Branden Woodruff
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Eric L.
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Branden is an absolute rock star. We found him at a catering tasting at the Brazil Room in Berkeley, Ca. Out of all the caterers with their beautiful foods and cakes on display, Branden really stood out. He and is partner were very humble and confident in their back corner booth. But more importantly extremely friendly and eager to help. The food was super good too! So, we hired him for the catering, but we got was MUCH more than that! The food and service the day of the weeding was amazing (people still talk about it to this day). But, what Branden did for the wedding was far beyond the food. He knows his stuff. I believe he said he's been doing this since he was a child. That experience shows. The amount of coordination and poise that he exhibited far above and beyond the call of duty was nothing short of remarkable. His attitude and approach really set our minds at ease allowing us to focus and remain relaxed throughout the whole process. Our wedding definitely wouldn't have been the same without him.

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cassidy R.
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Kim and Louis are amazing to work with! The food is incredible and the staff is so professional. Kim worked hard to bring our vision to life and the results were unbelievable. I can not rave enough about how happy we are with Sierra Smoke BBQ!


I make sure that I do things in the right way, and I do a fast-paced work. We work as a team with others, getting the money and hours I want.


I do catering and cleanup at the location of your choice. My service has many options as far as food is concerned; I can cook it all.


We are a catering company and complete service professionals in your home. Let us cater your party or just assist you with the cooking, set up and service. We allow you to create your own delightful food in your home and then be able to enjoy your event because we take over and finish every detail of the event while you relax and mingle with your guests.

  • 12 years in business

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.


Yen is an amazing cook, ask her family and friends...# 1 in Vietnamese, Mediterranean and Vegetarian dishes...real one compares!!


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


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.


We provide professional service. We can accommodate most functions. We also have the availability to lease facilities for large functions. We can provide professional servers, bar tenders, etc.

  • 22 years in business

I play to my crowd. .


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

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

We offer a delectable cuisine for any occasion, specializing in weddings. Full-service and drop-offs are available. We can handle all your rental needs as well including the following: * tables * chairs * linens * glassware, etc. We also cater to all your professional service needs including the following: * servers * bartenders * on-site chefs and wedding coordinators


We’re proud to provide our guests with freshly baked bagels, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, coffee, catering and so much more.

  • 1 year in business

We offer vegan and vegetarian options and it is our specialty!


Charlotte Moore's Catering creates the perfect mood for your special event. Working with your specifications, Charlotte Moore's Catering produces truly exciting and imaginative events each and every time - from new twists on the traditional to the very offbeat and unusual. Below are a few of the services we offer. Attention to detail is emphasized in service, style and presentation. From casual outdoor grilling to high-style haute cuisine, Charlotte Moore's Catering cooks up colorful, innovative, mouth-watering hors d'oeuvres, buffets, barbecues and seated dinners, custom tailored to your tastes.

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.

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 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.

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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