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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Susan P.
Verified review

Marcel was EXCELLENT! I had an unusual catering job, one he hadn't done before. He was terrific at following up with me, patient when I had to delay getting back to him, and took care to understand exactly what I needed. And then he carried it out to the letter, with perfect results. And he's super easy to work with. By sheer coincidence, one of my event attendees had used his catering services just a couple of months before, and also had only glowing reviews of his food and his service. If you have need for catering or chef services, you can't go wrong by hiring Marcel for the job. I can't wait to use him again!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
John P.
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We needed catering services for my father's funeral. We received outstanding food, fantastic service, and lots of compliments from our guests.

Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 89 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Adriana J.
Verified review

Mr. World Wide Catering was amazing at our wedding. Jose offers very professional service at very affordable prices! Our guests loved the food. He also provided bartending service for us and our guests definitely loved the open bar. Everyone was so friendly and had great customer service. Jose delivered our plate of food personally. Cannot say enough great things about him and his team. Thank you so much!

Madkins Catering
4.5
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Margret P.
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Provided Catering services for my Husband's 50th birthday bash. Staff was great to work with. Food was good and flavorful. We love this company!

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany F.
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Shawna is AMAZING!! She was the ONLY vendor we had for our wedding that didn't give us any difficulties. I emailed her asking to make changes and every time her response was "of course"! The food was amazing and her services were beyond outstanding. Shawna was flexible in creating our brunch menu and catered to a handful of vegans we had on our guest list. Even our non vegan guests enjoyed the vegan options! We were looking forward to left overs but everyone enjoyed the food so much, there were none!! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a caterer whether it be a wedding or any special event. I am definitely keeping her information in case I need a caterer again someday! If you want to be stress free about catering, choose Shawna! You won't be disappointed!!

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The Catering Carnival
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Joe R.
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Great catering service! The chef worked with us to come up with a menu that fit our budget. The food was better than expected! We will definitely use them again.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dennis L.
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I've had the pleasure of being a guest at several events where this catering service was used. My friends and I found the food to be great, the service and attention to detail was wonderful. I highly recommend them...

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Sierra Madre Catering
4.6
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Donn C.
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great attitude. very professional. when inevitable problems came up, they handled them cooly and calmly. good value pricing and a large variety of services available. food well prepared. very please with their work.

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Prime Cuts Catering
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ashley K.
Verified review

We found Prime Cuts Catering through Thumbtack, we emailed Ron and he responded via phone immediately after. We put him in touch with the host and set everything up. At the party the staff catering was excellent: professional, friendly, clean, prompt. Everything you would want and expect. But the food was absolutely amazing!!! It was cooked to perfection and we are still craving it days after!!! Everything was delicious!!! The prices and service was great! We couldn't ask for anything better!!! We are super happy we choose Prime Cuts and will definitely be using it again. We are really grateful for Ron's flexibility and timing, and are so happy he catered for my Uncle's special day! Many thanks!! Sincerely, Ashley and Clifton Rider

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 46 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Idella B.
Verified review

Chef Mumsie catered an event at one of other properties and the food was so delicious, I hired her to cater our Christmas Party at our building (Bayside Terrace). She and her staff were very helpful, courteous and attentive to our needs. They were only scheduled to drop off the food due to another event occurring the same day, however, they not only dropped off the food, but stayed and assisted with setting up the warmers, provided other utensils we did not have and ensured that we were okay and ready to serve before they left. Overall, the food was delicious and the service was great! I would recommend her services to anyone who is looking for a quality catering company to service your event!

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Aioli
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Bobby B.
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Jordan is an excellent chef and caterer. He produces food that is way beyond the standard catering services. If you want cookie cutter catering go with someone else. If you want really great food at a great price stop on by or use his catering.

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Dolores G.
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I am beyond grateful to Thumbtack for connecting me to Chef Keith Prante and his team at Hautè Productions Events and Catering to cater my mom's 80th birthday celebration. They are absolutely A-MAZING! Chef Prante was one of two chefs who responded to my request via Thumbtack, and I also received a personal referral. Neither of the other caterers offered ANYWHERE NEAR the quality, selections, variety and value that Hautè offered at my price point. We had our tasting today, and it absolutely sealed the deal! Everything was delicious and the presentation was outstanding. I highly recommend Hautè Productions to any potential customer who appreciates excellence, accommodation and genuine customer service.

Next Event Catering
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie H.
Verified review

Jennifer made my husband and I's wedding PERFECT!! Her appetizers and food were fresh and very good!! I highly recommend her! Her price was affordable and the catering was AMAZING!!

RE Catering
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Gary E.
Verified review

After receiving a great referral for a caterer, we hired RE Catering for a company event of 20 people. I have yet experienced a caterer who exemplifies the understanding and professionalism required to successfully prepare, serve and clean up an event as well as they did. We're a small S Corp. and appreciated this wonderful experience. The menu had many choices, food was outstanding and the service extraordinary. We became a regular customer and continued to use RE Catering for company lunches and various events. I would highly recommend RE Catering. You won't be disappointed!! Tiburon Design Torrance, CA

  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lynnette T.
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Acacia’s professionalism and quality of catering services are unprecedented. I had a family reunion and she came highly recommended to me. Her overall services exceeded my expectations. Her food is amazing. I’d recommend her to anyone for your catering needs without hesitation.

JustSayCheeese
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bindi D.
Verified review

Moe was incredible! He was so easy to communicate with and was always willing to work with me at moments notice! Our guests really enjoyed the food and Moe even added a few items to the menu at no cost! Great customer service and excellent food!

La Panzano Gourmet Catering
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jacey T.
Verified review

Though I was only looking for a drop-off service, Joseph ended up coming with a staff of 2 and making most of the food fresh in my kitchen. There was plenty of food and their service was fantastic. All my guests had a lovely time.

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SMJ PARTY RENTALS
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
Verified review

Very affordable rate and pleasant attitude.

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Leeann H.
Verified review

Thank you, Ihsan!! The friendly service, willingness to accomodate our special requests and overall awesomeness are so appreciated! You helped to make our special baby shower...perfect! We had so many gluten-free guests and you went above & beyond to accommodate all our needs! I would highly recommend your services to all! I hope to use your catering again!

Tuition Bites Taco Catering
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Kenia R.
Verified review

Thank you very much for catering our UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Fundraiser. Everything was beyond what we expected. Thank you!

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Manny S.
Verified review

We hired Unique Luxury Catering to prepare a family dinner for 8 for my wife's birthday on our patio at Pelican Hill.Chef Brad prepared a fabulous meal topped off by a scratch made carrot cake that was divine.The reduction sauce with vanilla bean added was incredible to plate everything in. This was a great meal,for a great celebration in a great setting. Unique will deliver a great experience for whatever need your occasion requires.Thanks Steve for providing a great experience !

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Need food truck or cart services

Costa Mesa, CA

  • Type of event
    Corporate
  • Mobile cuisine type
    Mexican / Latin (e.g. tacos, burritos), American (e.g. burgers, hot dogs, BBQ), Mediterranean (e.g. falafel, gyro), Asian (e.g. dumplings, buns), Dessert (e.g. ice cream, frozen yogurt), Drinks (e.g. soft drinks, juices)
  • Expected guest count
    150-200
  • Payment
    By guests
  • Estimated budget per person
    $10-$15
  • Details
    We are looking for a vendor to come out monthly to our office.
  • $787.5
    Average price

Need Food Truck Services

Santa Ana, CA

  • Type of event
    Graduation
  • Mobile cuisine type
    Mexican / Latin (e.g. tacos, burritos)
  • Expected guest count
    125-150
  • Payment
    By host
  • Estimated budget per person
    Under $10
  • Details
    middle school end of year banquet. Approx 100-150-200 people, students and their families.
  • $234.75
    Average price
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