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Chef Marcel Catering
5.0
from 110 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Courtney B.
Verified review

Marcel was very prompt, excellent with communication and knowledgeable of the menu and what our employees needed. I would definitely recommend him, his food and pricing for any party or catered event. Thanks Courtney from EventXPERTS

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  • 8 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hilary S.
Verified review

I needed a caterer for my dad's funeral reception. Spoke to other caterers but Carolina of Gourmet Lover's Catering was the only one who gave her condolences, this meant a lot to me. The full service presentation was tasteful, the food delicious and reasonably priced. There were no exta added on fees like the other caterers. I highly recommend Gourmet Lover's Catering, Boris & Carolina are a wonderful team and you will not be disappointed.

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

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!

  • 9 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Leila S.
Verified review

We used Zen Craft for a big party at our house and everything was perfect. The food was delicious & the menu and options they offer were/are top of line. The planning process was also very streamlined and informative & Michael made sure any and all hesitations were met with an answer along with a solution. We would definitely recommend them as caterers & would work with them again in the future.

Madkins Catering
4.5
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Monica M.
Verified review

I had requested a quote and food options for our company's holiday party. Madkins Catering provided a menu and pricing within the same day.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sonja C.
Verified review

Everything went off like clockwork. A true professional. This was a party for 40, and Shawna made brisket, turkey, a few side salads, grilled asparagus, and lemon cupcakes. Everything was a hit. In hindsight the only thing I would have adjusted was adding additional brisket. We ran out of meat and while the count was for 40, several folks didn't show up. My husband didn't get any. With that said this should not take away from my excellent experience. Just something to think about with headcount going forward. Some people went back for seconds which added to the issue, but in my opinion not enough to make an impact, as the headcount was 40. I also think beef was more popular so something I need to manage also. The guests raved about the food and asked for her business card. Shawna and her helper took care of everything from picking up finished plates from people, to cleaning up, and placing leftovers in smaller dishes. Shawna will be my go caterer forever!

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The Catering Carnival
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly C.
Verified review

Kelsea was professional and great in helping plan the menu and all the details about our event. We hosted a 4th of July party for about 75 people. Jamal is the chef and the food was great- everyone was very pleased. He was great in setting up everything and fun and professional. My suggestion for improvement is that there were not enough plates and forks- we had to provide extra and that the staff person they hired was not very experienced.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lora G.
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I attended a party catered by Wild Thyme. The food was delicious, the service was excellent, the party was a success, every detail was addressed with professionalism, care and a smile. A wonderful experience.

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  • 21 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Doreen G.
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Fantastic experience. Chef Mark and his team did a wonderful job and our dinner party for 70 was a total success.

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Sierra Madre Catering
4.6
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hoofrish P.
Verified review

Sierra Madre Catering has the best tasting food! The flavor is always so fresh, they're really accomodating in making a custom menu and thier staff is really great. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a corporate meal or private party. I've had them for both.

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Prime Cuts Catering
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Loren H.
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Prime Cuts Catering. This place was the best idea I ever had for party I’ve done a lot of parties for my daughter over the past 16 years and usually we cook but because she was having a sweet 16 without we have somebody else come in and cook let me tell you this is the best idea I’ve ever ever ever had Mr. Ron and his wife came in and showed Out!!! Menu for our daughter‘s sweet 16 party was chili cheeseburgers fries hot dogs and low and behold he threw it onion rings which had to of been the best ever... I feel really honored he was able to do our party. I also let him know that I had a few people that were vegans, and would need a vegan dish. Now I’m a meat and potatoes kind of girl, but I think if I had to become a vegan I could live off of his portobello stroganoff yes I said portobello stroganoff it was the business it was so flavorful.

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 46 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Terry R.
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Chef Mumsie and team are the best caterers I have ever worked with...everyone at the event raved about the food...staff was professional and efficient. Chef Renee presented the food and we all began to immediately drool over her signature items. She created unique flavors and items that we had never seen before and couldn't wait to try. OOOHHHHH and when we did!! I can't recall when i've tasted things that just made me want to close my eyes and dance... MMMMMM Mmmmm mmmmm. They took care of everything with magnificent precision. Arrived early, set it all up without a word and fed 80 picky ladies to perfection. The price was very reasonable...you cannot get this caliber of service excellence for this price anywhere. They even helped me select the venue based on what I was looking for since they were familiar with all the best sites. The venue needed no Insurance documentation because of their great experiences in working with Chef Mumsie and her team. If I could I would give them 7 stars and it still would not be enough!!!! If you want OUTSTANDING food and FABULOUS customer service then you're here. . . they will take care of everything without missing a beat and leave you and your guests with very happy palates with delicious food. THANK YOU ladies for the BEST High-Tea we've ever had!!!! We wil definitely be hiring again for our needs !!! Kisses

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Aioli
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
Verified review

Jordan help plan and execute the perfect menu for my daughter's graduation party! Our guests raved about the quality and his ability to keep the fresh food coming! Awesome!!

  • 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.

Gabriels Catering
4.6
from 24 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Devon E.
Verified review

Edmond did a fantastic job catering our Holiday party for 25 people. He was on time and the food was excellent!

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

Rich did an excellent job! I had an Oscar Party and with only a few days notice Rich was able to accommodate all my food requests. The food was a HUGE HIT!! Everyone loved it! He responded immediately to calls and emails and everything was on time and the food was ready to serve. I will definitely use his services again! Thanks again Rich!

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

I couldn't have asked for a such a great place to come out and do my daughters 14th surprise bday party. The food was amazing the service was excellent. Such a crowd pleaser. Thanks a million JustSayCheeese

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

Having found La Panzano on Thumbtack, I was a little hesitant to hire since I had never worked with them before. Joseph was extremely accommodating and responsive. He provided a tasting and was able to work with our dietary restrictions. La Panzano catered our office Holiday Party and our 125 staff were all very happy. The food was great! The servers were very friendly and moved the line along quickly. I would highly recommend La Panzano as a caterer and looked forward to having another event soon in order to have some of their other food!

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

SMJ Party Rentals was the best! Great value, great communication, quality bouncer, clean and most important, they delivered on their time commitments in both drop off and pick up! Kept communication flowing! I would definitely use them again and recommend them!

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Dashea M.
Verified review

Ihsan was so great with our event! I couldn't be more happier with the way everything came out and how smoothly it went,the bbq was amazing. Everyone that I talked to enjoyed the food and how simple the set up was. Thank you so much again for coming out and supplying for my son bday party . Your family so lovely, I felt like I known you and your family for years for the short amount of time we spent together!!

  • 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 a Caterer

Huntington Beach, CA

  • Event type
    Other (beach school outting)
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Other (Hawaiian)
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    150-200
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    Vegetarian
  • Details
    International school with students between the ages of 13-17
  • $10
    Average price

Need Wedding Caterer

Orange, CA

  • Serving style
    Buffet, Family style
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Venue chosen
    Yes, please describe (Backyard )
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian, Mexican / Latin, Mediterranean, Hors D'oeurves
  • Head count
    75-100
  • Budget per person
    $20-$30 per person
  • Details
    I need to keep it as cheap as possible
  • $344
    Average price
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