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Baja's Tacos & Catering
4.8
from 141 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy K.
Verified review

Baja's Tacos was BEST QUALITY AND BEST SERVICE. The owner really cares about his customers and his reputation. All of my 75 guest said Baja Tacos was by far the best taco caterer they had ever had. My guest have used many local caterers in the past and I am still receiving excellent feedback on how Great the food was. I would highly recommend this company. Thank you Baja Taco.....

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Busy Bee Cook for Me
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Mike G.
Verified review

Lillian was so wonderful in all aspects of this experience. She listened to what I was looking for and created amazing and creative dishes. Her food and presentation was top notch. She is high energy and just fun to be around. If I ever need personal chef services again I don't have to think twice of who to call.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeanette S.
Verified review

I hired Chef Shawna to cater a morning after the wedding brunch at our home for between 60-70 guests. She took into account all of my considerations for food and designed a creative and comprehensive menu. I also hired her to come to our home a month before the wedding and prepare brunch for the bride, groom, mother of the bride my husband and myself. It was a beautiful sampling of what we can expect on the day of the event. It was a big help to have her come beforehand as we planned how the buffet would be positioned and went over all of the details for the service, from start to finish. The post wedding brunch won’t happen until July, 1st 2018. I will write again and post photographs after the wedding. Hiring Chef Shawna was my first experience using Thumbtack and I am so impressed with the service as it saved a lot of time. I had complete confidence in the process of vetting and hiring someone to make our post wedding brunch special for my step son and soon to be daughter in law. Thank you Thumbtack and Best Mobile Chef!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diane S.
Verified review

EXCELLENT SERVICE!!! We had an anniversary party for our building and the event went really smooth with All Aspects Catering! They were very professional, extremely accommodating and friendly to everyone. The food was GREAT! We will definitely use them again!

La Mexicana Tacos & Catering
4.4
from 53 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Lucia V.
Verified review

Everybody loved the food. There was plenty and we even had leftovers. The caterers didn't mind all the stairs they had to take to carry their stove, tables etc. We will hire them again for sure when we are in the area.

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Sage Bleu Catering
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Daniel G.
Verified review

I contacted Sage Bleu based on the reviews I saw here. Although there were other caterers with more reviews, I was looking for a talented caterer, not jaded by decades in the business, who would go the extra mile to deliver superlative food and service. The reviews I saw here painted a picture of incredible food and personalized, unobtrusive, caring service, so I called Sage Bleu. When I spoke with Lavonne, I casually mentioned a few dishes that only the most savvy food aficionado would know. She subtly let me know that she not only knew what those dishes were, but knew how to prepare them. SOLD! I had Sage Bleu cater a casual neighborhood get together as well as a white tablecloth dinner for a dozen finicky business associates. The food selections were appropriate for both crowds. The food, wine pairings and presentation were impeccable. Service began exactly at the appointed time and clean-up was to the highest white glove standard. I cannot recommend Sage Bleu highly enough!

CUCINA MIGRANTE LLC
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Bee M.
Verified review

I have been a lucky beneficiary of Francesco's amazing culinary talent for many years now. He has a unique ability to come up with creative recipes that blends both the flavors of his native country and that of Socal. I highly recommend him and his services.

Chef Leslie Ann Catering
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Christine C.
Verified review

Leslie catered several events for me. She is creative, professional, and well-priced. More importantly, she listens well to your needs and integrates the feedback flawlessly.

Enjoy Dining In
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki A.
Verified review

Chris is a wonderful chef. She prepares delicious meals and manages to do this while using the healthiest ingredients. She is incredibly creative and accommodating. She's able to juggle many different food requests and provide amazing options for everyone, from vegans and red meat eaters. Chris is an absolute pleasure and I cannot recommend her enough!!

NV Personal Dining
4.4
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Howard H.
Verified review

Most importantly, Stevan's food was amazing - creative and delicious. I called him the day of my party and asked him to try to get to my house earlier than planned, he was prepared and organized enough to show up 2 hours early. Stevan is as nice as he can be & left my kitchen spotless. I will definitely call him for my next party.

Chef Stephani Hunter
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Susan D.
Verified review

My experience with Chef Stephani is one of excellence! She did a magnificent dinner party for me that was far superior to my wildest dreams! She is extremely creative, meticulous in her selection of foods and preparation. Her presentations are beautiful and her food is delicious! Everything is done with love! She excels at creating an atmosphere of anticipation.....of what is coming next! Thank you Chef Stephani Susan D.

Daily Chew Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Christian W.
Verified review

Daily Chew Catering dished up a bit of heaven on a plate for a holiday party recently and from the first time I contacted Carly until the last bit of food was gone, we were blown away by the entire experience. Daily Chew Catering offers a wide selection of menu options, so there's guaranteed to be something great for every palate, and everything is done well. Daily Chew does food service right, and I'll no doubt be quick to call back and start planning for our next event as soon as the time comes. Thank you for the professionalism, the amazing food, and your passion for great-tasting, incredible quality catering experience!

Rogue BBQ
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Howard M.
Verified review

It was a great experience having rogue bbq cater for our family event. Everyone really enjoyed the various types of food, and the smoked brisket was as delicious as could be! I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking to hire a professional caterer for any events such as bday parties, weddings, or business lunches, etc... Rogue bbq will deliver the tasty goods every time. 👌

Marckende
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ace W.
Verified review

Chef Marckende was amazing! He came up with an incredibly creative menu (all vegan/vegetarian) with dumplings, potstickers, ramen, and an amazing chocolate, strawberry, blueberry layer cake. He was very responsive in the planning process, even coordinating the on-site setup/visit the night before because we were celebrating a birthday with a group of friends at an AirBnb. Couldn't have imagined a better dining experience for celebrating a birthday with the group of 11. He was very professional, came with all of the necessary supplies, took care of service and clean-up. If you're looking to choose a chef for an event, you're missing out if you don't choose Chef Marckende. He'll create a memorable meal and take care of all the details so you don't have to even think about doing anything else other than enjoying a great meal with great company.

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony H.
Verified review

I have used Michael on two seperate occasions. Both parties the food was outstanding and customer service is unbelievable. He is young, creative and truly has a passion for the food. I Would recommend anyone to use his services.

URBN Catering
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joy B.
Verified review

Food was great and staff were professional. Quality and taste of food exceeded expectations. Highly recommend

O'SIDE BBQ MAN
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kerry M.
Verified review

Alvin was a BIG hit at our Holiday Gift Fair! The food was DELICIOUS! We are hoping he will join us for our Family Fun Day!

APRIL'S on GIRARD Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Carolann N.
Verified review

Simply put....AMAZING! April is our new go to event caterer, she is the best of the best. Details, exquisite food, and she is so warm and kind on top of that! All if our guests were so impressed!!

Chef Selz LLC.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Angela M.
Verified review

Chef Andrew Selz was a pleasure to work with. His charismatic personality, attention to detail, creativity and flare in the kitchen made for an unforgettable evening. His creations far surpassed our expectations, both in taste and presentation, and the effort he put into making sure the evening was perfect, down to the the linen cloth was exceptional. I would highly recommend Chef Selz to anyone looking to hire a chef to cater. You will not regret your decision!

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Chez Elliott produces many types of private events, from weddings, receptions, retirement and anniversary parties to an intimate private home party. We work closely with our clients to plan and focus specifically on each event's individual needs. Our unique approach for merging food and design is proven and successful. We bring elegance and grace to your special day with these concepts. Our staff always provides knowledgeable, friendly and attentive service.

Candelas on the Bay

New To Thumbtack

  • 19 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Host your next event at Candelas On the Bay and give your guests that extra special detail and authenticity that Candelas has come to be known for. We can cater events on the beach for up to 200 people with an unparalleled harbor backdrop. Two open-air terraces can host parties from 20 to 50 as well as a private room that can hold up to 40 people and is equipped with a projection screen for business meetings and presentations. Our warm and intimate indoor dining room holds up to 70 people, including a separate lounge with an area for DJ and space for 50 at the bar.

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