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Rancho Cordova School Caterers

Browse these school caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rancho Cordova.

Sac Valley Gourmet
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon M.
Verified review

My wife and I hired Boris to cater our wedding at American River Resorts in Coloma, CA. We weren't planning to hire anyone as we had friends from culinary school that were going to do the job for us very cheaply, but that fell through and we had to go through a rush to hire someone and explain our unique and different menu (sweet potato bar, vegan chili, gluten free corn bread, special holiday sangria, desert bar, etc) on a somewhat limited budget with limited time. Boris was easy to work with and provided helpful solutions and was very amenable to changes but also insightful in his rebuttal when some ideas weren't feasible or could be done better given our circumstances. The day of the family was a few minutes late because of traffic on a small mountain road (a circumstance not within his or my control, lol), but they got setup quickly and had food out sooner than expected. The meal was absolutely delicious and everyone raved about both the meat based and the meatless chilis as well as the beautiful purple potatoes. SUCH GOOD FLAVOR!!!! The only complaint my wife had was that because they were late getting in, and some confusion, the sangria we asked them to make and place on the tables didn't get placed on the tables until about 30m in to the cocktail hour. Our bridesmaids had to make sure the sangria got moved from the kitchen to the dining hall. However, that's a minor issue, and overall because of the amazing flavor, quantity of food (and leftovers for a week, mmmmm), quality of production, and the efficiency of the whole team (which is a whole family operation) - we were highly satisfied with Global Gourmet. My suggestion to anyone is to be as clear and concise as possible with your directions and designate someone who is NOT the bride on the day of to do any of the logistics so that any of those minor issues won't be a problem. HIRE BORIS!

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

I have been to several events which Taste of the Senses catered. They all have been above and beyond my expectations. The quality and quantity of food surpasses those of other caterers at the events. His menu includes tri-tip, ceviche, and tamales, among other delicious, homemade authentic Mexican fare. Arturo and his crew go to all lengths to adjust to the event and circumstances, whether it is a wedding, a quincianera, or a fundraiser. They are friendly, hard-working, and talented, and I recommend Taste of the Senses highly.

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elissa F.
Verified review

Awesome is only word to use. Oh, and also creative, understanding, courteous, fun, delicious, inventive, charming and caring. Add in that he understands your goals and ideas and then makes them happen. This is beyond hiring a caterer - this is like having a great partner to plan and execute an important event who also happens to be one heck of an amazing chef. His wife is super charming too.

Cowabunga BBQ
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Rick L.
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My friend recommended this business so I had Cowabunga BBQ cater my two kid's high school and college combined graduation party. I highly recommend them! They went above and beyond my expectations. It is the first time I have ever sat down at one of my parties they took care of it all from the set up and serving to the clean-up too! Their food is out of this world all my guests LOVED IT! You will not be disappointed they are a really nice family to work with. For a really great party hire Cowabunga BBQ! They are worth every penny and compared to other caters they are really reasonable.

Famous Creations
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Susan S.
Verified review

I hired Nicholas to cater a dinner for my company. He provided a bartender and his servers passed appetizers during cocktail hour. Then they served a delicious sit down dinner for 27 people. (Tri-tip, Roasted Chicken, Apple Spiced Pork Tenderloin, or Rustic Vegetable Pasta) In addition to the fabulous entrees, Nicholas was very flexible and worked around those with special dietary needs. The food was upscale and plentiful, and the staff was professional yet friendly. They served an assortment of decadent desserts, which were out of this world! People raved about the food, and Nicholas and his staff thoroughly cleaned everything up afterwards so we didn't have to do anything but relax and enjoy ourselves. All at a very reasonable price. Nicholas and his staff will be our new "go to" caterer!

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Abroad Catering
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sally C.
Verified review

Fantastic!! This is your next caterer!! Fabulous food at a price that is unbeatable. I really wanted a wedding with great and, for me, memorable food. But where could I get someone to handle my special food needs; vegan and gluten free?! Yikes. Nancy not only came through with a great menu but all the food was delicious, varied and creative. My very persnickety (food wise) vegan best friend turned to me during the reception and said, "This is the best vegan food I've ever had." And it was. Nancy had to go way our of her way to order gluten free bread for the bruschettas and no one could tell the difference from sourdough baguette. Neither could I! So, you're not a vegan? Then order the grilled peaches - mine came with a vegan cream but yours could be the real deal. Everyone loved it. And a fantastic side or main dish: Grilled Eggplant dipped in Chile Oil with Kabocha Squash and Scarlet Runner Beans tossed in Black Bean Sauce. Nancy's so good that the same aforementioned friend just hired her for her wedding.

Polkadot Dinners
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Kim P.
Verified review

Polkadot Dinners is our favorite caterer. Rachel is one of the most professional caterers I know in the area. Her food is absolutely amazing and her presentation of her display of food just ties in with the theme of her menu which is a added plus. Definitely within anyone budget she can make it happen. Highly recommended.

Kincy Catering Plus
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
E. M.
Verified review

They catered a high school banquet for me. The food was really good and hot. I enjoyed them so such i am having them cater my birthday party next month.

  • 1 year in business
  • 5 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.

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

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.

  • 2 years in business
Salima ko K.
Verified review

I loved my experience with this chef. On short notice he was able to deliver on all my expectations. He was personable and i felt as if i knew him forever. His qaulity of food preparation and presentation shows his passion of catering food and baked delicacies. Everything this chef touches resonates through his personality. I would highly recommend this chef and chef wife. Great people and company!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Andrea D.
Verified review

It is my pleasure to offer a review of Sylvia's catering, culinary expertise and work ethic. I have enjoyed years of her cooking as she and I were coworkers. In addtion she has catered a couple parties for our family. Sylvia is classically trained so she may provide any food item or method requested. She is also of course very proficient in kitchen safety, equipment, hygiene, prep, timing and temperature requirements. Now for food! Sylvia has a special sense for pairing and encorporating big flavors and complimentary textures. Whether is is fried chicken and mashed potatoes you are after or exotic flavors of the Far East and Carribean Islands, she can provide. Personally I prefer the latter and the spices and flavors Sylvia creates are completely delicious. Some examples include her Chana Alu (curry chick pea and potato), chilie spiced salsas and chutneys, and tangy tomato marinaras. Our family perferes the Caribbean flavors and a recent menu included jerk spiced chicken (and tofu), coconut prawn, chana alu, spicy mango chutney, yougart/ dill chutney, green salad and cilantro/ lime rice. Sylvia graces any atmoshere with exuberance, style, positivity and professionalism. Highly recommened!

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.

Rail S.
Verified review

Outstanding performance!!!!!! He is very professional,and the service was exceptional...

CoPeterson's
5.0
from 1 review
    TOMARIA M.
    Verified review

    I HAVE HAD THE EXPERIENCE OF PURCHASING A FEW MEALS WITH CoPETERSON'S CATERING. THE MEALS WERE ALWAYS TASTY AND THE SERVICE IS PROFESSIONAL. IF YOU WANT TO TAKE GOOD BBQ AWAY FROM HOME THIS IS YOUR PLACE.

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    I run a catering business out of my restaurant where I work. I am classically trained and can cater to a wide range of food options.

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

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

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    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.

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    Cater Sacramento events like weddings, baby showers, funerals, corporate events, special events, holidays. We also have venues available and event planning services in the Sacramento area.

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    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 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.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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