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Top 10 Event Caterers near San Diego, CA

6. Busy Bee Cook for Me
Top Pro
5.0
from 75 reviews
5.0
(75)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 19 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves San Diego, CA
"WOW! From the start of conversations regarding the menu to the actual evening of the event, Lilian was personable, attentive and understanding. She took a very professional approach to the dinner but always kept it light and fun. Never thought I would her laughing and joking from a kitchen during prep, but Lilian and Alan obviously enjoy working together in a kitchen. The food that Lil and Alan prepared was amazing! Our dinner party was for 14 with a variety of likes and tastes that Lil was able to cater to. The apps were a stellar combination of a cold and hot antipasto - the cheeses and meats, the baked clams, the stuffed mushrooms and the eggplant were phenomenal and the bean shooter to die for! For a pasta dish we chose 3 cheese gnocchi and a veal pappardelle, and we weren't disappointed. Seasoned and cooked perfectly. The only problem was the group was quickly filling up from making sure they all tried everything as the reviews were already overwhelming. Well, the main course was like hitting a perfect crescendo - the swordfish sicileano tasted like it could have been made on the shores of the Adriatic, delicious! and the chicken parm, we had some non adventurous diners, drew rave reviews as well. All in all, the dinner was a smash hit! The best thing about it was that we did it on a Tuesday, that meant we could ask Lil and Alan to come back for our farewell to San Diego dinner on Friday night - and come back they did to help us celebrate a great week in La Jolla with a Mexican theme dinner party. Another outstanding dinner highlighted by the seafood cerviche, the home made salsa and guacomole with chips, the main course of skirt steaks and shrimp made mexican style with an amazing Mexican grilled corn and delicious rice and beans! The topper of the evening was an amazing creme brulee. My group can't thank Lilian and Alan for two dinners that we will be talking about for a long time."
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7. Mr. WorldWide Catering
Top Pro
4.9
from 93 reviews
4.9
(93)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 8 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves San Diego, CA
"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!"
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