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Newport Beach Holiday Caterers

Browse these holiday caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Newport Beach.

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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lindsey H.
Verified review

Chef Marcel create a wonderful meal for out holiday party. He was great at helping us to create a menu that was elegant yet stay within our budget. Everyone was talking about how delicious the food was over previous years.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hilary S.
Verified review

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.

Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 89 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Brandi G.
Verified review

I don't even know where to begin! Jose is an amazing caterer and I am so happy we hired him for our wedding this past Friday. When we were first tasting caterers food they all seemed metiocre but Joses was amazing! We hired him on the spot! Not to mention he was the most reasonable price! Then everyone was making me nervous saying that catered food is never as good when they have too cool it in large quantities (we had 180 people). When we got to the reception everyone was already eating appetizers and happy. When Jose spotted my husband and I he came up to us and told us he had made us each an appetizer plate and if we wanted it. Then he came up to me to make sure I wanted dinner served when I had originally asked. I did and he brought us the first 2 plates. The food was amazing! Just as good as I remember! Everyone was so pleased and kept talking about how the food was the best they had ever had at a wedding! That was exactly what I wanted! His bartender was amazing and all his staff was so friendly. The setup looked nice and professional. The drinks he brought were great and everyone was talking about how great the mint water was! Then I ordered cheeseburger sliders and French fries to be served late night and they were amazing! He even brought wings and everyone was so excited! They went fast and by the time I got over there everything was gone. Jose told me let me get your plates and pulled out two foil covered plates. He always thought of us first and without him I wouldn't have eaten. All day everything had hiccups and my rentals were late, everything was slightly wrong except Jose! He really came through and went above and beyond. I will definitely hire him again for any events and recommend him to the fullest!

  • 9 years in business
  • 173 hires on Thumbtack
Leila S.
Verified review

We used Zen Craft for a big party at our house and everything was perfect. The food was delicious & the menu and options they offer were/are top of line. The planning process was also very streamlined and informative & Michael made sure any and all hesitations were met with an answer along with a solution. We would definitely recommend them as caterers & would work with them again in the future.

Madkins Catering
4.5
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Monica M.
Verified review

I had requested a quote and food options for our company's holiday party. Madkins Catering provided a menu and pricing within the same day.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kayla S.
Verified review

My family hired Shawna to cook and serve our holiday meal. She far exceeded our expectations. The food was amazing. We all can’t stop stoping about what a wonderful experience it was.

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The Catering Carnival
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David A.
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Outstanding caterer. The food was really delicious and the customer service was outstanding. Prices are very reasonable!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth O.
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I am writing this review as I eat the last bit of delicious leftovers from our work holiday dinner that Susan catered. Everything was perfect from the moment she arrived. We were having a murder mystery themed party and she even came dressed to the theme! Everyone was raving about the food - the Prosciutto Chicken was a hit! We also used her bartender who was wonderful. We will definitely be using her for our next dinner!

Top Pro
  • 21 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Glenn C.
Verified review

I hired Mark for a dinner for 30 on the deck of our Del Mar beach house for the evening of July 3rd. These were our closest friends and family. Mark was expecting to arrive at 2:45 to prepare for 5 PM cocktails and appetizers. Awful holiday traffic from LA down and the Del Mar Fair resulted in Mark and his team not arriving till 5:20 (NOT HIS FAULT, JUST AWFUL TRAFFIC). With absolutely no prep time, with modest kitchen and cooking resources since this is a beach house, Mark and team proceeded to treat us to EXTRAORDINARY dishes and cocktails. The seared fois gras was out of this world. The tenderloin, lobster and salmon all wonderful. All served under the stars, on the beach, with the greatest friends and family enjoying a special evening. Everyone left in awe of Mark's work and his demeanor. Only a true professional could have pulled off what he pulled off given the hurdles he faced. He surpassed my expectations, and I am grateful that he shared his genius with our group. It will be a night no one will forget. Thank you Mark! BTW - I found him through Thumbtack.

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Sierra Madre Catering
4.6
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Karen L.
Verified review

Used Sierra Madre Catering for an office holiday party. Would definitely use them again and pricing was very reasonable. Everyone in the office was very happy with the food and they were able to accommodate several vegetarians and one vegan in our office.

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Prime Cuts Catering
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Excellent service! Premier quality food. We were in a time crunch and Ron came through in a very big way. Prime Cuts was pivotal in making Christmas on board USS WAYNE E. MEYER great. I highly recommend this service to anyone looking to host a great meal at a very fair price. Thanks again Prime Cuts, you made our Sailors very happy on a holiday away from their families.

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 46 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Tamara K.
Verified review

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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Aioli
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ani F.
Verified review

We were very happy with the food and service room Aioli. Catering our family event made everything run smoothly, and gave me the opportunity to mingle and visit with our guests. The food was delicious, and delivered and set up on time. I would highly recommend Aioli.

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Dolores G.
Verified review

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.

  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
DAISY D.
Verified review

Peter and his team catered a company sponsored holiday/charity dinner for us and provided the ideal experience from start to finish. Peter was an extremely responsive, consultative, accomodating, & professional, and every dish served was enjoyed to the very last bite. Highly recommended and definitely will consider again for all of our catering needs. Thanks, Peter!

Next Event Catering
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Krystina V.
Verified review

Jennifer and Annette were amazing! They catered my wedding of 160 people and every one of my guests came up to me and told me how good their food was. Also, how friendly they were as well. Their vegetable tuscany pasta was a hit! The red roasted potatoes were seasoned to perfection and the chicken was tasty and moist. I would highly recommend tray gourmet catering for anybodys event.

RE Catering
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jaklin O.
Verified review

This was the first time I ever had a holiday dinner catered, and I couldn't be happier to have come across Rich at RE Catering. He was a most pleasant person to deal with, and true to his word. He delivered exactly what he promised... delicious home made food, piping hot on Thanksgiving afternoon, with plenty of leftovers. He delivered everything from rolls and butter to pumpkin pie and apple pie. The only thing I supplemented was sweet potato casserole. Although catering our holiday meal was supposed to be an exceptional event to accommodate my hectic work schedule, we are now considering having it caterer by Rich every year. 😋

  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle J.
Verified review

She is a great caterer. She knows her stuff and is always willing to go Above and Beyond for her clients.

La Panzano Gourmet Catering
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Monica N.
Verified review

Having found La Panzano on Thumbtack, I was a little hesitant to hire since I had never worked with them before. Joseph was extremely accommodating and responsive. He provided a tasting and was able to work with our dietary restrictions. La Panzano catered our office Holiday Party and our 125 staff were all very happy. The food was great! The servers were very friendly and moved the line along quickly. I would highly recommend La Panzano as a caterer and looked forward to having another event soon in order to have some of their other food!

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanette L.
Verified review

Food is always awesome and Ihsan works very hard. He is dedicated to making your event and your meal terrific.

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Manny S.
Verified review

We hired Unique Luxury Catering to prepare a family dinner for 8 for my wife's birthday on our patio at Pelican Hill.Chef Brad prepared a fabulous meal topped off by a scratch made carrot cake that was divine.The reduction sauce with vanilla bean added was incredible to plate everything in. This was a great meal,for a great celebration in a great setting. Unique will deliver a great experience for whatever need your occasion requires.Thanks Steve for providing a great experience !

Actual Requests

See other requests for holiday caterers in Newport Beach

Need Catering Service for a Wedding

Newport Beach, CA

  • Event type
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Mexican / Latin
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    Event will be held in back garden.
  • $494.73
    Average price

Need Full Service Event Caterer

Newport Beach, CA

  • Event type
    Other (Themed Holiday Party)
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Dishes and beverages
    Full meal, Appetizer(s), Main course(s), Side dish(es), Dessert(s), Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    50-75
  • Catering (Full Service) Budget
    $75-$100 per person
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions, Other (May want a vegetarian selection)
  • Details
    Location will be a home on Lido Isle
  • $3780
    Average price
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