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Kitchenina.com
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael J.
Verified review

Aliki was incredible to work with and Kitchenina’s food is just as amazing! Our company had a holiday party and Aliki had by far the best menu and presentation. Her food was liked by all of the board members and employees. There were only a few pieces of the entrees left over, so the amount was close to perfect. I had so many people go up to me to thank me numerous times for the food, yet Aliki deserves credit in how amazing it all came together. Not to mention working with Aliki was a privilege. She was very graceful and understanding of how to make the right food for this setting and how to best plan it out. I’ve already recommended her to my friend who hosts large parties (I saved the last bit of entrees for her to try) and my friend already decided on working with Aliki in the future, as I’m sure my company will as well!

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Green Chow Down
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jocelyn B.
Verified review

Angela was very helpful right from the beginning. Once she and I spoke, determined a budget, she proposed some wonderful selections, and the evening was divine. Having a few people who have gluten-free diets, the menu planning was extremely important to me - and every item was gluten free AND delicious! Angela is able to help rent anything you need, so that isn't a worry. She has a wonderful assistant who is warm and friendly. I would highly recommend Angela's business for your catering event.

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Aurora Catering
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pam F.
Verified review

I have used Aurora Catering for several events: Financial Women's Association of Silicon Valley - Evening meetings with heavy appetizers - unique, delicious and very reasonable My Daughter's Graduation Party - pulled pork sandwiches, fabulous salads and appetizers! My Business Marketing Events -- Passed appetizers -- from light appetizers to desserts only -- always creative, delicious, and reasonably priced. The team is always professional, on time and every thing is perfect. If you hire Aurora Catering your worries are over!

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Celebrations by Chet Chase
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
Verified review

Celebrations by Chet Chase is a first class catering company. The food is delicious and elegantly prepared. Chet is wonderful and charming. I wholeheartedly recommend Celebrations by Chet!

Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diana S.
Verified review

Sat did a wonderful catering job for our luncheon of fifty people this past weekend. I was a little hesitant at first because I didn't know his work and he didn't have his website up and running. I'm glad I took a chance as he came through with shining colors.

A Plus Catering
4.4
from 81 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Beth B.
Verified review

Really an excellent, caring, expert catering experience. The pancake breakfast was a big hit. We'll use them again for something special!

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Chef Pete Coleman
4.9
from 136 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 242 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jeri D.
Verified review

We hired Pete to cater my 35th birthday party for 22 people which was a murder mystery party that we hosted at our home. From the first time we spoke, he was very responsive, answering my phone calls, emails and texts. He offered a lot of advice and any questions I had. He also had items that he brought that helped me cut down on my rental prices (plates, cloth napkins and silverware). All of my guests commented on how delicious all of his food was including apps, salad, main dishes and desserts. It was all delicious and presented very well. He and his two servers were great with helping to set up and break down and they were very very polite and considerate. My only real comparison is when my husband and I got married 8 years ago and used the facilities on-site catering company. Although it was a completely different type of event, I was somewhat expecting to have a deposit, signed contract and more of a set "this is the menu" like we did for the wedding but in this case, we didn't. Typically I am wanting to be very hands on (some may say controlling :) ) and have every detail planned out but I let Pete run with the menu (aside from my dietary restrictions and a couple of preferences) and he was great, I have no regrets and would hire him again no questions asked! The whole evening was a success and I would highly recommend working with Pete. I am thinking of what event I could host next just so I could have Pete come cater again. I will be recommending him to anyone I know who is searching for a caterer.

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Cazadores Catering
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Natalia D.
Verified review

I had hired Taqueria Cazadores to cater a reception to follow a memorial service for my father. Evan worked with me far ahead of time, worked with the funeral director, and made this catering event effortless for me. After speaking with him in the beginning of my search for a caterer, I felt sure that I was in good hands. The icing on the cake was that the food was absolutely off-the-charts delicious! The food, the presentation, and the service were all phenomenal, and even surpassed my expectations. Thank you Evan and Crew!

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Phiesty Food Catering
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lori S.
Verified review

Oh my goodness, I was so, so impressed with Cheri's cooking. I've never, and I mean never, tasted a turkey that was as tender and flavorful as hers. I'm getting hungry right now just thinking of it. She catered our holiday party, and the depth and delight of all her amazing dishes tantalized all the guests. All her dishes we're cooked and baked to perfection. She's a genius in the kitechen, with a down-home, nurturing spirit to boot. I highly recommend Cheri for any catering event you're planning in the future. Your guest will rave that it's the best catered food they've ever had.

Quiche and Carry
4.6
from 62 reviews
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley B.
Verified review

Deborah is amazing! She catered a family brunch a few weeks ago and everything was wonderful. All the food was organic and locally sourced. She makes the best quiches I have every had! All my family were impressed With the beautiful layout of food. I'm in love with quiche and carry. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for catering.

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Graceful Kitchen
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sasha S.
Verified review

Grace cooked outstanding food (salmon, prosciutto/melon, eggplant, citrus salad) and provided an all-around amazing experience - customizing the menu to fit our tastes! Thank you so much Grace! I will recommend you to everyone looking for a personal chef/catering!

Rose Johnson Catering
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn H.
Verified review

Rose and her staff were outstanding! The food was beyond delicious. Presentation was beautiful with gorgeous serving pieces. Everything was labeled so our guests knew what they were having. The staff was friendly and professional. After the party, the staff cleaned up, moved furniture back into place, took trash out...it was as if we never had a party. I can’t say enough about how wonderful everything was- I highly recommend Rose Johnson Catering!

LL Services
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Carol M.
Verified review

Don't look any further: LL Services is the BEST! They catered a women's luncheon in my home, and I found their friendly manner, professionalism and responsiveness to be unmatched. They offered flexible menu options with fresh, creative and delicious selections. My guests went back not only for seconds, but thirds, and they all left with a business card for their own catering needs. Don't pass up the opportunity to have them cater your next event.

Rainbow Chefs
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew A.
Verified review

Catered with passed apps and one wine pourer. Very good experience, would hire again. Lana, chief contact, was very professional and gave good food options for our event at our price point. (We provided our own wine.) Food quality was excellent The venue owner was also very pleased, which is a win-win for us.

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carole K.
Verified review

My husband forgot to tell me he had agreed to host a cocktail party for 40 guest only 8 days away. When I talked to Graham he said he was available and within a day he had a menu and some suggestions about the bar.Graham arrived at our apartment in S.F. 2 hours before the event and just made everything so easy and and gracious that the party seemed like it had been planned way in advance. Graham served small bites of very tasty canapes and wonderful french style sliders that satisfied everyone. The whole evening was a success from set up to clean up and I was able to enjoy being the hostess and not worry about anything. Graham makes eating good food a total joy and I look forward to catering future parties with him as the Chef. Carole

Actual Requests

See other requests for caterers in San Mateo

Need a Caterer for a Tea Party on June 9th

Los Gatos, CA

  • Event type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Cuisine type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Number of people
    25-50
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers
  • Details
    baby shower - afternnon tea party
  • $960
    Average price

Need a Catering Service

Santa Rosa, CA

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, I'm not sure yet
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Details
    Memorial service for my mom who loved preparing great food. Her favorite meal was thanksgiving dinner or authentic fried chicken.

Need a Caterer for a Plated Dinner Party on April 19,2013

Cupertino, CA

  • Event type
    Plated dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service
  • Details
    We are looking for a plated, hot luncheon served to 60-65 women at our clubhouse - we have all of our own linens, plates, flatware, etc. There is a full kitchen and a warming oven on the premises. Our budget is for $20/person.
  • $18.5
    Average price
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