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Sacramento Kids Party Caterers

Browse these kids party caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Sacramento.

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Made With Love
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roman P.
Verified review

Debbie was absolutely outstanding. We hosted a dinner party for 12 people at our home and wanted to ensure it was a special experience for all. Debbie came up with a delicious and practical menu that was both delicious and took into account various dietary restrictions. She arrived early to prepare, was flexible to our timing when things started a little late, and ensured everything was tidy/clean before she left. In terms of food, everything was fantastic, but the Chicken Marbella and the Apple Crisp were especially delicious. Our guests left asking whether Debbie could help them with their next meal. We would highly recommend her :)!

Top Pro
  • 39 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rosemary D.
Verified review

I had envisioned a very special party for 56 guests and wanted everything perfect. I interviewed 3 different companies with a special plan in mind. Chef Paul Mandalou was the only one, of the top ten rated caterers, that was willing to work with me. I wanted my party to feed people during the entire 4 hours without putting them on a schedule. One caterer submitted a beautiful presentation but it was something that you would see at a wedding with stations of different food. All food would be put out at the same time and cocktail hour was limited to one hour max before the entrée was served. This is not what I envisioned. The other guy had a nice presentation too but, once again, I would be limited to so much time for cocktails, appetizers, entrée and dessert. This was not what I had envisioned. I also wanted to sample some of the things that I wanted on the menu and the other 2 companies said they would do so but they were not very happy about this request. Chef Paul put together some amazing things for me to try 2 weeks after I contacted him. He came to my home to do so unlike the other 2 companies where I had to go to their facility. Not only was the sampled food fabulous but he was also willing to tweek a certain appetizer to my liking. I wound up getting 12 appetizers, a fabulous entrée with grilled vegetables and 3 desserts. Chef Paul is Greek so he made me 2 Greek dishes that were so good I will have to keep him on retainer just so I can get more. It is now 2 weeks after the party and my guests are still talking about it. Everyone stayed during the 4 hour time span, which is a very good sign that things are good, and the party continued into the wee hours. Everyone is still raving about the food and how personable Chef Paul was and his staff. I had 2 waiters and a Mixologist that he recommended and they would all hard working, friendly, on time and great with the clean up. Chef Paul may not have a pretty presentation like other companies but his food and service far exceed any other caterer I have used in the past. His presentation of everything is beautiful and he gives a 100 percent. He was present the whole time and did not make a lot of things in advance, like a lot of companies do, so everything was fresh and made in my home. My guests are telling me that this was the best party they have ever been to. If it were not for Chef Paul, I doubt that people would be saying this. People are telling me it was the party of the year. Would I hire Chef Paul again? Yes, without a doubt. He will be my special chef for life and I cannot wait to throw another party that he will cater. If you do not hire him, you are a fool ten fold. If you want pretty presentations and mediocre food, then don't hire him. If you want a party where the caterer tells you how it will work, then don't hire him. If you want fabulous food that people will rave about with gorgeous presentations, fabulous staff and a willingness to work with you, then Chef Paul is your man. I know I will never hire anyone else. Together we pulled off the best party I have ever thrown and I know this would never have happened if I had not hired him. If you want to call me and speak to me in person regarding a recommendation, I am more than willing to do so. Chef Paul has my permission to give out my home number upon request. Many thanks again to Chef Paul and his wonderful staff for making my special event spectacular.

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

Taste of the Senses does an OUTSTANDING job as a caterer. I hired them for my husband's 60th birthday party for 150 guests and was very pleased with the quality of the food as well as the presentation. Positive comments from the guests. Not only is the food good - Arturo is a very engaging chef! I highly recommend Taste of the Senses.

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathryn S.
Verified review

Albert, from the start, was warm and professional. This man knows his way around the kitchen! He and his lovely wife, Antonia, whipped up the most amazing vegetarian dinner for a family party (12 adults, 6 kids). Even the meat-lovers were shocked to learn that vegetarian meals were delectable. :) He was on time, clean/quick, and presented some gorgeous dishes. I'm hiring him for all future parties; he left my kitchen spotless. :) He is warm, personable, and the list goes on. Thank you, Albert and Antonia, for an awesome night.

Sac Valley Gourmet
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Kate B.
Verified review

Boris did an excellent job teaching and preparing 2 appetizers, an entree, vegetable dish and a side dish for our adult children. He has a great personality, good entertainer and very professional. He is very accommodating and wanted to meet all our expectations for the evening. Our meal was better then many meals we would get a nice restruants. I will hire him again for any catering or parties we have in the future.

Cowabunga BBQ
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Chris M.
Verified review

Excellent caterer, made our party fabulous. All of our guests commented on how good the barbecue was and how the potato salad rocked. Willing to do what it takes to get the job done right, polite, professional and accommodating, Dave and crew can be counted upon to do a superb job at a surprisingly affordable price.

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

Nick catered a housewarming party for me. He was very responsive when I reached out to him and was very helpful in offering suggestions for food that would work best for the environment. We ended up with a buffet of casual finger foods. Lumpia, crab cakes, BBQ pulled pork sliders, meatballs and MORE. Nick delivered the food to my house in time for the party and everything was delicious. I heard a lot of praise from my guests. I had some food left over that my husband and I ate for a few days after the party, and we loved every bite! We were actually sorry when we finally ran out! I highly recommend Nick and Famous Creations for catering.

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.

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Nancy Gerbault
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth W.
Verified review

Nancy was terrific! The hors d'oeuvres for my wine-tasting party were delicious and the guests all raved about them!

Designs By Mimi
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen B.
Verified review

I hired Mimi for my 40th birthday party and could not be more pleased with the result. We were planning a party for 100 guests (not an easy task to wow that many people) and Mimi knocked it out of the park! I shared my Pinterest board with her and what colors I had envisioned and Mimi designed a party that amazed everyone including people passing by. You could see the decorations from the street - that's how much it came to life. Mimi made my "mad" party of going down the rabbit hole a reality. She delivered on her promise of throwing me a one-of-a kind and memorable event. It was the perfect way to celebrate this milestone. I shared my vision with her for having a Mad Hatter themed party and she brought it to life. Mimi brought ideas to the table that I hadn't even considered and it was amazing. From the minute you walked in, guests were "wow'd" (which is what Mimi told me would happen) and throughout the venue details were incorporated into the decor and food. It was exactly what I wanted and more! Mimi was great to communicate with over email, phone and in person. When you're getting emails from her at 1am, you know she's hard at work and dedicated to throwing you an awesome party. Thank you again MIMI!!! She put her heart and soul into designing and personalizing my party. Mimi's energy, dedication and creativity shined through, producing an event I will cherish forever.

Kincy Catering Plus
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Louise H.
Verified review

I used Kincy Catering for my birthday party. I requested food for 60 people. I contacted Kincy Catering two days prior to the party and he delivered! Kincy Catering provided lovely quality food for a great price! Mr. Kincy gives attention to detail so he provided exactly what I asked without complaint. He was able to provide delicious food in large quantities. I will refer everyone I know, and definitely use this service again!

Laurel's Catering
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Osman J.
Verified review

Laurel helped me plan an amazing 30th Birthday Brunch. She was thoughtful with the menu and the food was fresh and seasonal, just as we discussed. There were roughly ~20 in attendance and her team made me feel like a guest at my own party. Will definitely use her again.

  • 13 years in business
Barbara H.
Verified review

Our staff party with Lynn and Natures' Bounty could not have been any better. Food was outstanding, service was impeccable, wonderful evening. Rating 5++++++++

The kids kitchen
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Kam S.
Verified review

“Thank you very much for the wonderful food and service you provided for my daughter birthday. The food was delicious and many of my guests raved about it saying that it was the best food they have ever had at a birthday party. I have given your name out to a lot of people. The service you provided me was outstanding and it made this special day successful. My family has used your catering service for couple more parties and we will definitely keep you in mind for future events.”Thank you so much for the wonderful catering at the birthday party. It was fabulous as usual. It’s really great to know there is never a worry with you guys! What would we do without you?” Thanks again, Kam Sing

La Escondida
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Adrian R.
Verified review

I hired La Escondida for my parents 25th anniversary party and it was just phenomenal. The food came out fresh and hot, and especially delicious. We started off with great appetizers and then to finish off with Mole, Chiles rellenos, and tacos as entrees. Everything ran smoothly and food came out at a rapid pace. My experience was great and I look forward for another big party because I will definitely have La Escondida cratering for me once again.

  • 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.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl S.
Verified review

Wow! If you need a caterer that will work with you on your menu, is reasonably priced, food is WICKED GOOD and they have an awesome sense of humor Wicked Pig is your ideal caterer!!! The food was all bursting with flavor. We had Tri tip, Chicken and Portobella sandwich bar with a variety of salads and dessert for a family reunion; WP was a huge hit. Food and wine experts all wrapped up in one. The neighborhood was jealous from the aroma of the mesquite grill in our driveway. We are looking forward to planning another event so we can use the again. Theo and Carlo rocked it!!! Thank you!!!

  • 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!

Magpie Productions
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
Stephanie T.
Verified review

I can smell Magpie Productions chicken wings right now! MMMM good! And those roasted garlic crab and shrimp scampi dishes are the BEST! I can’t forget her amazing pasta dishes they are always filled with the right ingredients. And, what I appreciate most about Magpie Productions is her variety of dishes that range from Southern to gourmet. I would highly recommend Magpie Productions catering to anyone who is looking for tasty food that will delight the palate. And by the way, give her a party theme and she’s run with it! Bon appetite Stephanie T.

Ironwood American Bistro
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Cal R.
Verified review

Megan and team catered my Wife's surprise birthday party. I have over 15 years in the restaurant/hospitality industry and I can summarize my experience like this: Pre party planning and communication-PRO Day of execution timing, presentation & quality of product-PRO Shutdown and clean up after the party-PRO, could not tell IAB had been in my kitchen. If you want quality product, executed professionally, that your friends and colleagues will rave about; contact IAB immediately...

Capital Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Peter R.
    Verified review

    Louie helped me at our Lyon Real Estate Christmas Party. He did an outstanding job with the event. Very professional and hard working. I would use him again in the future.

    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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