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Chef Marcel Catering
5.0
from 110 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Susan P.
Verified review

Marcel was EXCELLENT! I had an unusual catering job, one he hadn't done before. He was terrific at following up with me, patient when I had to delay getting back to him, and took care to understand exactly what I needed. And then he carried it out to the letter, with perfect results. And he's super easy to work with. By sheer coincidence, one of my event attendees had used his catering services just a couple of months before, and also had only glowing reviews of his food and his service. If you have need for catering or chef services, you can't go wrong by hiring Marcel for the job. I can't wait to use him again!

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
John P.
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We needed catering services for my father's funeral. We received outstanding food, fantastic service, and lots of compliments from our guests.

  • 9 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Mariah T.
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We used Zen Craft for catering services for a corporate lunch. The variety of healthy, veg-friendly, seasonal options were the reason I chose them. A decision which I'm glad I took! The honey chipotle glazed salmon were the HUGE hit I was hoping it would be. My coworkers were raving about the short ribs, and I was thrilled with the simple tomato pasta. Im half Italian and am pretty picky about pasta- I figured I'd like these okaaay, but was pleasantly surprised to find that the pasta was Perfect! Even the salad was great- fresh ingredients with a tasty meyer lemon vinaigrette. The risotto was exactly what I was expecting rich mushroom flavored a creamy risotto, the flavor was solid. And here I am at desserts... All were Delicious (brownies/blondies/choc chip sea salt cookies)- but the butterscotch budino... You guys... Ohhh. Mannn. It was the first thing I thought about when I woke up this morning and I immediately had one of the leftovers for breakfast. The rosemary crumble was such a subtle complement to the butterscotch. Unusual and really lovely. 10/10- would eat daily ;) Last little thing, which is often overlooked, but adds so much when done nicely- the presentation. Setting up delivered food in a meeting room isn't optimal for an appealing display. But I've gotta say, Zen Craft clearly put thought into even these small details. The packaging made it look more high end than typical food delivery, and the kraft paper colored sticker with their cute elephant logo labels were both attractive and clever. To top it all off, the desserts were artistically sprinkled with and arranged amongst edible flowers. What an appreciated surprise that was! Not only was the food beautiful to look at, but the edible flowers on the budino were an enjoyable teeny tiny textural pop. Least exciting detail, but important! Delivery was right on time and the driver was efficient and polite with the set up. So pleased!

Madkins Catering
4.5
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Margret P.
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Provided Catering services for my Husband's 50th birthday bash. Staff was great to work with. Food was good and flavorful. We love this company!

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The Catering Carnival
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
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Joe R.
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Great catering service! The chef worked with us to come up with a menu that fit our budget. The food was better than expected! We will definitely use them again.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dennis L.
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I've had the pleasure of being a guest at several events where this catering service was used. My friends and I found the food to be great, the service and attention to detail was wonderful. I highly recommend them...

Top Pro
  • 21 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Linda L.
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In the past five years my husband and I have attended several fantastic entertainment and charitable fundraisers produce by The Mark Kearney Group. Our memorable highlights include The Jewel's of France in Beverly Hills for Juvenile Arthritis hosted by Teri Hatcher , MKG Emmy suite for breast cancer hosted by Adrienne Malouff, Project Angel Food hosted by Lisa Vanderpump. I hired Chef Mark and his fabulous catering company for our wedding this April in Newport Coast California. We absolutely adore his five star Pacific Rim cuisine. The catering crew was professional, kind and captivating. It truly made our Wedding Day special.

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Sierra Madre Catering
4.6
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Donn C.
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great attitude. very professional. when inevitable problems came up, they handled them cooly and calmly. good value pricing and a large variety of services available. food well prepared. very please with their work.

From The Grill Catering
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Natalia A.
Verified review

I would like to recommend Ana to anyone who is in search of a great catering service in LA! She catered at my baby shower and I was so impressed with her service. All my guests cleaned their plates, and even some of the ladies with small appetites jumped in for seconds! She's easy to communicate with, and she'll work with you to meet your budgetary needs, while still delivering a 1st class meal.

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Aioli
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Bobby B.
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Jordan is an excellent chef and caterer. He produces food that is way beyond the standard catering services. If you want cookie cutter catering go with someone else. If you want really great food at a great price stop on by or use his catering.

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

WeHo Sausage and Catering Co. made the process of finding daily office catering easy and professional. We are happy to fire WeHo Sausage and Catering Co. for our office.

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lynnette T.
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Acacia’s professionalism and quality of catering services are unprecedented. I had a family reunion and she came highly recommended to me. Her overall services exceeded my expectations. Her food is amazing. I’d recommend her to anyone for your catering needs without hesitation.

JustSayCheeese
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bindi D.
Verified review

Moe was incredible! He was so easy to communicate with and was always willing to work with me at moments notice! Our guests really enjoyed the food and Moe even added a few items to the menu at no cost! Great customer service and excellent food!

SEGARS Culinary
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie B.
Verified review

Steven and Mariel did an outstanding job catering my event (low key gathering of friends). I requested Latin American - theme. They prepared delicious guacamole + chips, fried queso, vegetable quesadillas, chicken lettuce wraps and pork tacos with corn tortillas. I was expecting guests with a gluten allergy and guests who are vegetarian. Steven worked with me to customize the perfect menu within my budget. I will be using Steven again in the future. Next time for a more sophisticated professional event in my home.

Fitch's Kitchen
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Anna V.
Verified review

I'm a Coordinator for a big Corporation at the El Segundo area and my experience with Fitch's Kitchen is excellent!. Delicious food, quality is outstanding and excellent professionalism! I will highly recommend the catering services!

G Thymes
4.1
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Shamya U.
Verified review

Really enjoyed Tanesha's catering. The food was of great quality and the prices were reasonable. We had a some confusion over the time of delivery (so be sure to confirm the time you want the food delivered) but besides that everything was perfect. Would recommend.

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Leeann H.
Verified review

Thank you, Ihsan!! The friendly service, willingness to accomodate our special requests and overall awesomeness are so appreciated! You helped to make our special baby shower...perfect! We had so many gluten-free guests and you went above & beyond to accommodate all our needs! I would highly recommend your services to all! I hope to use your catering again!

Tuition Bites Taco Catering
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kenia R.
Verified review

Thank you very much for catering our UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Fundraiser. Everything was beyond what we expected. Thank you!

Heather's Helpful Hints
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Angela V.
Verified review

Heather is dedicated to her new one woman catering business! She had catered a friends party with appetizers and it was a great success; we loved her food and would recommend her to others! She came by my house with samples and we went over the menus. It’s nice to work with someone one on one you know. p.s. I really recommend her Savory Artichoke Heart Caramelized Onion Italian Cheese Quiche!

Chef Cesar Cuisine
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Irene T.
Verified review

Had corporate event catered by Chef Cesar Cuisine. Love the food! And customer service is excellent.

Actual Requests

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Need catering

Los Angeles, CA

  • Event type
    Other (film premiere)
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Mexican / Latin, Mediterranean
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    100-125
  • Details
    We need catering for a student short film premiere, so our budget is VERY LIMITED. We
  • $580
    Average price

Need Food Cart Services

Burbank, CA

  • Type of event
    Other (Community Event)
  • Mobile cuisine type
    Dessert (e.g. ice cream, frozen yogurt), Drinks (e.g. soft drinks, juices), Coffee
  • Expected guest count
  • Payment
    By guests
  • Estimated budget per person
    Under $10
  • Details
    All items need to be pre-packaged. Looking for dessert, coffee, churro, street fair foods.
  • $202.67
    Average price

Need Food Truck or Cart Service

Pasadena, CA

  • Type of event
    Private party
  • Mobile cuisine type
    Mexican / Latin (e.g. tacos, burritos), American (e.g. burgers, hot dogs, BBQ), Mediterranean (e.g. falafel, gyro), Asian (e.g. dumplings, buns)
  • Expected guest count
    40-60
  • Payment
    By host
  • Estimated budget per person
    Under $10
  • Details
    It's a 10th anniversary for Los Angeles chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, a non-profit organization.
  • $383
    Average price
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