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Busy Bee Cook for Me
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Frank A.
Verified review

My girlfriend and I hosted a party for 25 guests downtown. We decided to have the party catered and we went to Thumback.com to seek help. We put in a request for American and Middle Eastern cuisine and Lilian Gaffney (AKA Busy Bee) was the only one who responded to our add. She quickly responded via email and we even had several phone conversations with her as we tweaked the menu to our wants. The day of the part she showed up on time and laid out the best spread of Middle Easter and American food we could have hoped for. Really - we were surprised at the quality she gave us. Food tasted great but also the presentation was on point. She makes the best baklava I’ve tasted but more importantly our guest loved them and fished off all the food. I do recommend Lilian and I will seek her expertise out for future parties. Cheers, ~Franklin

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June Sper Catering
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dale L.
Verified review

I'm the West Coast Manager of the Warrior Support Team, an outreach program of MarineParents.com. We serve dinner to the Wounded Warrior Batallion at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego every Thursday. Because this is a military base, caterers are sometimes reluctant to follow the procedures necessary to get through the security gate and deliver the food. June and Gary not only were willing to deliver the food, but did so on time, which is critical for us. The food itself was excellently prepared and flavorful. I look forward to working with June Sper Catering on a regular basis.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anthony M.
Verified review

Chef Shawna was fantastic. We had a group of 20 for a joint Bachlor/Bachelorette party in Temecula. She created a delicious meal for the group and was able to accommodate one guest that is gluten and dairy free (even bringing them 1 special dessert)! She was responsive and very friendly. She also brought table cloths and some light decor to make the table and setting look fantastic. Everyone in the group loved the food and said it was the highlight of our weekend. Would definitely hire Chef Shawna for another event in the area!

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 34 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 36 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!

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CUCINA MIGRANTE LLC
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ana B.
Verified review

We had a NYE dinner party and Francesco was amazing. From the very beginning he was so easy to work with. The service was great and the food was delicious.

Chef Leslie Ann Catering
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara Z.
Verified review

I attended a dinner party prepared by Chef Leslie that was amazing in all aspects. The quality and presentation of the food was fit for a royal dinner. Great dinner and service! Would definitely recommend her for any type of catering need.

Enjoy Dining In
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy S.
Verified review

We hired Chris after tasting her cooking at our friend's dinner party where she was the chef. She cooked dinner for us off & on during the week when our schedules got to be too much. This was during the early years of parenting and making dinner after being at work just didn't fit in my schedule. We loved having her in our home and her food was always so delicious and nurturing! I loved her help it freed up about 8 hours a week for me to spend time with the kids and or relaxing as a family. Dinner time was so enjoyable since I wasn't the one making it or cleaning up. I think she is a fine chef with a very special touch. We went to a Dinner party last summer where she was the cook...her roasted chicken w/ pasta and pesto was divine! Tracy

  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Grace W.
Verified review

David & his team did an amazing job for my 30th birthday party! He was very flexible and accessible at all times. I had a few occasions where I had to increase the number of guests, and he handled that with no problem. I also had a situation where I was not going to be at the house prior to the party, as we were on a large group party bus winetasting and he was accommodating and understanding and able to set up the food in our house without me even having to be there. The food was absolutely delicious and he worked with me to customize a menu that would fit the theme of the party but was also very affordable! He provided more than enough food and utensils, we were eating leftovers for days! I will definitely be using Steal Your Taste in the future! Thanks David!

Healthy Homemade
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra C.
Verified review

For the past 10 years, a group of my college friends and I get together for a Christmas gathering. This was our first time having our dinner party catered and I'm so glad we connected with Joan. She is absolutely (!) fantastic to work with and she prepared an excellent Italian meal for us. We all couldn't stop raving about the food and we are all looking forward to working with her in the future.

Chef Stephani Hunter
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Betty S.
Verified review

Chef Stephani provided a wonderful dinner party for us. Her expertise in sharing what would make for the best menu was excellent. The presentation absolutely spectacular. Thank you Chef Stephani.

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Daily Chew Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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!

URBN Catering
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica D.
Verified review

They were quick on their toes when the parking situation wasn't ideal. They set up a beautiful table for salads and appetizers and the food was incredible! Highly recommend them!

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

We had our annual conference and needed someone that had some flexibility on the amount of guests attending. O'Side BBQ Man was not just accommodating but provided amazing service. He arrived early to make sure he was ready to serve on time and also the food was amazing. Everyone wished they could have had seconds, maybe even thirds. We will definitely be booking O'Side BBQ Man for any future company events.

Chef Selz LLC.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Barb J.
Verified review

Chef Andrew Selz has created several outstanding events for me and my family. His great personality and his love for teaching made our dinner events so much fun. Thank you Chef Andrew.

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!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
Verified review

Ellena is incredible! She offers amazing food and exceptional service. She clearly loves what she does and is passionate about food and clients, offering creativity and customization. Whether looking to feed yourself or your family healthy meals or looking to host a knock-your-socks-off catered gathering - I work with her regularly for both and there is nothing she doesn't wow me with. The best Cuban sandwiches you have ever tasted for a fun Miami night theme, mashed potatoe bar for a midnight comfort food theme at a fancy holiday party - Ellena is creative, kind, and extremely talented. I would highly recommend her.

Details Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    About

    Impossible you say? Not here. You know who is in the details.

    About

    Bella Beverage Catering and Events is a full-service, fully licensed and insured liquor caterer. We specialize in great service for creative and memorable affairs. We will create the ultimate event experience for you and your guests from intimate parties, weddings, reunions, to large corporate events. We can provide hosted bars, no host-cash bars, consumption bars and specialty drink bars for our clients. We have many options to choose from depending on the clients needs. We offer full liquor, beer, wine and non alcoholic drinks. Let our event coordinators help you create the event of your dreams!

    A Good Life Catering

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      Simple elegant food for everyone. A focus on making food delicious and healthy.

      Joaquins Cuisine

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        I do custom catering for private parties. I offer cooking lessons where you can recreate your favorite meals. I also offer consulting and advice. I am clean, courteous, and professional.

        Actual Requests

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        Need Catering Services (Full Service)

        San Diego, CA

        • Event type
          Corporate event
        • Which meal
          Dinner
        • Interested in the following cuisine
          Mediterranean, Other (Greek )
        • Serving style
          Other (Appetizers for reception, plated dinner and buffet style dessert)
        • Staff needed
          Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
        • Head count
          More than 200 (please estimate) (300)
        • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
          Other (1 option for those w/ food retrictions, but this won't be many people)
        • Details
          We are a non-profit, so a cost-effective menu would be greatly appreciated. Please include linen and China in the estimate.
        • $25.95
          Average price

        Need Corporate Catering

        San Diego, CA

        • Type of corporate catering
          Drop-off (individually packaged)
        • Which meal
          Dinner
        • Dishes and beverages
          Appetizer(s), Beverages (non-alcoholic)
        • Interested in the following cuisine
          Hors D'oeurves
        • Staff needed
          Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: Yes
        • Catering head count
          150-200
        • Budget per person
          $20-$30 per person
        • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
          No dietary restrictions
        • Details
          It is for a Prom.
        • $5200
          Average price

        Need catering (drop-off)

        San Diego, CA

        • Interested in the following cuisine
        • Serving style
          Buffet
        • Head count
          75-100
        • Budget per person
        • Details
          Will pick up order. looking for Mac and Cheese For 75 people Possibly another other side
        • $302.33
          Average price
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