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Santa Monica Holiday Caterers

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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lindsey H.
Verified review

Chef Marcel create a wonderful meal for out holiday party. He was great at helping us to create a menu that was elegant yet stay within our budget. Everyone was talking about how delicious the food was over previous years.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 116 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.

Madkins Catering
4.6
from 79 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 192 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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The Catering Carnival
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David A.
Verified review

Outstanding caterer. The food was really delicious and the customer service was outstanding. Prices are very reasonable!

Top Pro
  • 21 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Glenn C.
Verified review

I hired Mark for a dinner for 30 on the deck of our Del Mar beach house for the evening of July 3rd. These were our closest friends and family. Mark was expecting to arrive at 2:45 to prepare for 5 PM cocktails and appetizers. Awful holiday traffic from LA down and the Del Mar Fair resulted in Mark and his team not arriving till 5:20 (NOT HIS FAULT, JUST AWFUL TRAFFIC). With absolutely no prep time, with modest kitchen and cooking resources since this is a beach house, Mark and team proceeded to treat us to EXTRAORDINARY dishes and cocktails. The seared fois gras was out of this world. The tenderloin, lobster and salmon all wonderful. All served under the stars, on the beach, with the greatest friends and family enjoying a special evening. Everyone left in awe of Mark's work and his demeanor. Only a true professional could have pulled off what he pulled off given the hurdles he faced. He surpassed my expectations, and I am grateful that he shared his genius with our group. It will be a night no one will forget. Thank you Mark! BTW - I found him through Thumbtack.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth O.
Verified review

I am writing this review as I eat the last bit of delicious leftovers from our work holiday dinner that Susan catered. Everything was perfect from the moment she arrived. We were having a murder mystery themed party and she even came dressed to the theme! Everyone was raving about the food - the Prosciutto Chicken was a hit! We also used her bartender who was wonderful. We will definitely be using her for our next dinner!

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Aioli
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ani F.
Verified review

We were very happy with the food and service room Aioli. Catering our family event made everything run smoothly, and gave me the opportunity to mingle and visit with our guests. The food was delicious, and delivered and set up on time. I would highly recommend Aioli.

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So Divine Catering
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Paula K.
Verified review

Alexis catered our annual holiday corporate party in our home for 30 people. Everything was perfect. She has an extensive menu to choose from. The passed appetizers were very delicious - potato chorizo empanadas, beef sliders, and spicy tuna krisps. The holiday menu was outstanding - hand-carved prime rib, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans, field green salad with pomegranate, goat cheese and candied pecans. She also provided a fabulous dessert bar with mini fruit tarts, cheese cakes, brownies, Christmas cookies, and flan. Her presentation was beautiful with a beautiful gingerbread house that I got to keep. Most impressive was her excellent servers who helped to set up our tables, decorate the tables, prepare the food and serve. They also served cocktails and prepared a wonderful signature holiday drink. They arrived on time and left my kitchen in immaculate condition. Put away every dish, cleaned the ovens, stove and mopped the floor. They were so professional and helpful. Our guests loved the food. We've had holiday parties at very nice restaurants the past 12 years but everyone agreed this was the best party because of the food and service they received from Alexis and her team. I would not hesitate to hire Alexis for another event. She is fantastic. Thank you Alexis!

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Big Mann BBQ
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Francene T.
Verified review

This was our company's first in-house catered event. I kept getting 'Thumbs Up' all day on the food and service. Roger and his staff were very accommodating with some unexpected changes to the schedule. Thanks, Roger, for giving our employees a great Holiday event!

Mobile Caterer
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Olga J.
Verified review

Work quality - phenomenal Professionalism - fantastic Responsiveness - Joanna couldn't have been more responsive if she tried. Value- heck yes! Do you know how pricey mobile bartending and catering vendors can be in LA? This company is a steal considering the amount of collaboration and quality of service your receive. Punctuality - On time, super fast in setting up, even faster tearing down. I highly recommend this vendor. I planned an entire event from another state and Joanna made me feel like I had nothing to worry about on her end. Will work with her again for sure.

SEGARS Culinary
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Helene B.
Verified review

Creative menu, flexibility and professionalism during communications to create a holiday party. Event will be in December.

Fitch's Kitchen
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Emily M.
Verified review

Fitch's Kitchen catered my wedding at the Wedding Tree in Point Fermin Park in San Pedro, CA. The food was delicious, it was delivered on time, and Fitch was very understanding about a hiccup with my payment method and delivered food anyway, making sure my day wasn't ruined by an oversight (that was my own doing). I had several guests comment on the food and ask where it was from. THANK YOU!!!

Fearless Appetite - CA
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Carmen S.
Verified review

I feel so lucky to have chosen Chef Nancy Rogers who did a incredible job catering my parents very formal 60 th wedding Aniversary at a Botanical Garden...which is no easy feat. What really was incredible was her insight and perspective which really helped me on many decisions I hadn't even thought of...Nancy was valuable not just for her cooking but her capacity to see what was needed.

A Taste of Gourmet Catering
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! I have hired other caterers in the past, but none of them come close the experience I had with Chef Lofthouse and his team. Chef Lofthouse created a spectacular menu and it was delicious to eat. He and his team took care of all of the planning and set-up for the event. They served perfectly on time, and gave me and my guests such great service, that my guests are still emailing me to get Chef Lofthouse's phone number. You are missing out if you don't have him cater your party!

  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kristan T.
Verified review

Food First Events & Catering Co. recently did two events for my company and the feedback was amazing! The food was stepped up in such a way that the impact was noticeable. The breakfast spreads that were delivered on time and set up impeccably were delicious with a few notable homemade pastry items that left people talking! I experienced nothing but professionalism, reliability and class from this experience. Also, working with David to make sure I met my budget was extremely easy and he was eager to help meet my needs without compromising quality. I highly recommend!

  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle J.
Verified review

She is a great caterer. She knows her stuff and is always willing to go Above and Beyond for her clients.

Fork & Thyme Catering
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Norman D.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with Lindsay. She was enthusiastic and provided us with very quick and efficient service (not to mention the food was great). I have events coming up in the future and I would definitely consider her for them.

G Thymes
4.3
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Shamya U.
Verified review

Really enjoyed Tanesha's catering. The food was of great quality and the prices were reasonable. We had a some confusion over the time of delivery (so be sure to confirm the time you want the food delivered) but besides that everything was perfect. Would recommend.

A Wayfaring Chef
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Steph S.
Verified review

Jessie catered two parties for me and not only was the food exceptional but she was so professional and everything went so smoothly. I don't think there was one dish that wasn't great. She was so creative and helpful with great ideas to make the parties perfect.

Iris event services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
Verified review

Iris did so much for us to make this our best holiday event to date. It was a breeze on my part, she did all of the planning, finding the DJ and venue. We worked together on menu items, and were able to taste test in advance. The salmon was amazing, as was the tri-tip. Iris is also a truly sweet person, and I enjoyed planning this event with her very much. She was very accommodating, and delivered as promised. Thank you! I would highly recommend her for your event planning.

Chef Mikey of Playa Vista
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kristen B.
Verified review

We have used Chef Mikey for both meal prep and catering. He is truly a gem. The meals he has prepped are flavorful, good variety and perfectly portioned. The last party Chef Mikey catered for us, he made jerk chicken wings that people couldn’t stop talking about. I’m craving them right now! I would highly recommend him for meal prep, private dinner parties or catering!

Actual Requests

See other requests for holiday caterers in Santa Monica

Need catering

Santa Monica, CA

  • Event type
    Other (Festival/Concert )
  • Which meal
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Mexican / Latin
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    Will be working backstage and in VIP area. 14hour event
  • $1000
    Average price

Need Catering Services

Santa Monica, CA

  • Event type
    Corporate event
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Mexican / Latin, Mediterranean
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    Hi there, My name is Angelica and I work for a small company in Santa Monica. We're looking for a catering company that can provide daily lunches for our team of about 15-20 people Monday-Fridays. We're also looking for some variety between the days of the week. We would like meals to include the following options: - A meat option - A Vegetarian Salad - A side - A vegetarian option If you believe you could provide this service for us, could you send over a couple sample daily menus as well as a quote. We currently spend about $10-15/person, and are looking to stay in that budget. Thank you! Angelica
  • $114.17
    Average price

Need catering (full service)

Santa Monica, CA

  • Event type
    Other (Wedding Reception)
  • Which meal
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian
  • 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
    50-75
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    Flexible on date.
  • $1137.6
    Average price
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