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South San Francisco Appetizer Caterers

Browse these appetizer caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in South San Francisco.

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Cazadores Catering
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ivonne K.
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They catered the appetizers and dinner and provided servers, tables and linens. The food was delicious and competitively priced. Evan was very responsive and made planning quick and easy.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lauren Z.
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Sat was incredible! He cooked an amazing 3 course meal for 8 assorted finicky, typical, crazy Bay Area dietary restricted people (gluten-free, lactose intolerant, vegetarian, etc.) and made us all happy!! I got stuck at work so I left a key under my mat for St to get in and start cooking. When I got home, my house smelled amazing! Sat found everything, was already cooking away and comfortable. He is not only a great chef, but a really warm and down to earth person. You can tell he loves what he does and it shows in his food. Aside from the fantastic herbed zucchini goat cheese appetizer that was scarfed down by everyoe rather quickly, we had the best kabocha squash soup I have ever had and grilled sea bass on a quinoa pilaf that was to die for. (My mouth is watering as I write this!) I had told Sat that I was going to do my own hors d'oeuvres and had bought some cheese and fruit spreads, baguette, grapes, etc. Sat offered to help me plate and arrange them and I wish I could channel him every time I entertain. My platters were gorgeous. I would (and will) hire Sat back in a heartbeat. I'm planning already......

Bouquet Catering
5.0
from 68 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine E.
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Working within our budget, Stephanie created an appetizer menu that delighted our wedding guests. Stephanie stepped in with only a few days before our event and delivered all the items early. Before leaving Stephanie checked in with us to see if she had met our needs. We would hire her again in a heartbeat.

A Plus Catering
4.4
from 77 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Sue C.
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A Plus Catering did a fantastic job for my New Year's Eve/50th birthday party. Jennine sourced all the rentals and the DJ. Everything was delivered and picked up as requested. Full cost including rentals, DJ, bartender and two servers was kept within my budget. With Jennine providing everything needed I was able to relax in Hawaii, returning home late on the 30th. Everyone arrived timely, we had delicious appetizers and music playing before the guests arrived. Hot appetizers, drinks and a champagne toast at midnight! Thank you for making this happen Jennine ❤️

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Made With Love
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
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Jasmine C.
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Debbie was professional from the start. It was inevitable that she takes pride in her food making sure that whatever she serves not only looks great, but tastes great. She was willing to prepare an appetizer that she's never made before and it turned out perfect. I received many compliments from my guests on the party table and some are interested in hiring Made With Love for their parties. Thank you Debbie for doing such a wonderful job! The name of your business suits your service.

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Chef Andrea Lawson Gray
4.7
from 57 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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Mark C.
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Andrea provided an excellent experience for us and our guests. She met with us beforehand to check out the kitchen and confirm our menu. The food was spectacular - from appetizers to dessert. There was plenty to eat and it was served in a tasteful and professional way. We look forward to using her services with future events.

Quiche and Carry
4.6
from 62 reviews
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda E.
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Richmond Main Street was one of the first catering jobs that Quiche and Carry ever did. Deborah was great. She was very attentive to us as customers and wanted to make sure that she got it right. The quiches were delicious. She is very creative and knows how to mix flavors. I had never tried a dessert quiche before and was a bit skeptical but it was fantastic. I would highly recommend her. Although it was her first job she was great. We have used her since that first time and will continue to use her. Yum!

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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
Greg S.
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Chet made exquisite food for an event my company held at our showroom. My clients were extremely impressed with both the buffet and the passed appetizers. We had guests with specific dietary needs and all were met deliciously. Highly recommended!

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Kitchenina.com
4.8
from 48 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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I had a great experience with hiring Kitchenina as our caterers for an event with 40 people. The communication was always prompt, polite and friendly. They did a great job on the day of the event to ensure that the food was delivered on time (despite the traffic/weather conditions) and made my job as the event organizer much easier. I would definitely work with Kitchenina again in the future, and regret that I did not take photos of the food! (Thanks for the brownies as well!)

DaniBensimon Catering
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Allie S.
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Dani's catering is delicious. It reminds me of a home cooked meal every time!

Rose Johnson Catering
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
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Rose was great. From the appetizers to the salad right on thru the entrees. She's got a lot of new fans and I'm sure we'll be seeing her soon again.

Kitchen 350
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Roger W.
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This caterer prepared lunch for 30 people on Memorial Day for us. We found them on Thumbtack and we’re glad we went with them! Everything was as expected or better! First of all, their smoked ribs were AMAZING. Everything else (chicken skewers-very tender, deviled eggs with smoked bacon, garlic and honey meatballs, grilled corn, vegan pasta salad, arugula salad) was delicious as well. Everyone should add their Bourbon Banana Pudding for dessert, because it was so good! I love Paul Martin's banana cream pie, but this pudding was even better! I would definitely go back to them again. Too bad I forgot to take some photos!! And yes, they are very professional. Just tell Matt what you are looking for and he'll come up with a menu for you. Easy!

Rainbow Chefs
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie H.
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We had a small dinner party (10 people) at our home and hired Rainbow Chefs to make the appetizer, dinner and dessert. It was amazing! We'll definitely recommend to all our friends and can't wait for our next event. Highly recommended!

John DeMartini Catering
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Ali H.
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A friend raved about the quality of food and service that was provided by John DeMartini Catering. Without hesitation I called John and asked him to come up with a grazing menu for a cocktail party I was having for 40 women at my home. Not only did he provide a yummy and beautiful array of appetizers and desserts to feed a crowd, he made it so easy! I just opened the door. His service was fantastic and the food left you craving for an extra bite or two or three! This is my go to caterer from now on.

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Green Chow Down
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Brian B.
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Catered our New Years party for 16. Appetizers and food were excellent. Specializes in veggie, but did a meat course for us. All ingredients fresh, organic and gluten free. The gnocchi was to die for!

LL Services
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn R.
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Lucas was the consummate professional all around. I truly enjoyed working with him - especially on such short notice. He was quick to respond in the planning stages. As for the meal, our group loved it. He cooked a spectacular prime rib roast with roasted vegetable. The homemade pasta with the saffron sauce was delicious. The amuse bouche and dessert were wonderful complements to the main courses. His server, Angel, was great, as well. I would highly recommend Lucas to anyone. Thanks for making our evening spectacular.

Lady Chef Catering
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Rishvika M.
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Chef Annicette was amazing! She made us the most delicious brunch: 6 different kinds of bacon, eggs benedict, crab cakes , waffles, and much more. She timed the meal perfectly and the portion size was perfect. Chef Annicette has a great energy and was an absolute delight to work with. I highly recommend her!

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Phiesty Food Catering
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
luzeria w.
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The team was amazing at coming on board last minute but also making sure my vision for my day was executed. I had a wonderful experience and truly appreciate each and everyone that was involved.

What's Cookin?
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jenett T.
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Chef Eileen was the greatest! This was a first time experience for us, hiring a personal chef for a small group of 8. It was a bachelorette party and the best touch to start an otherwise amazing weekend. Chef Eileen was professional, extremely sweet and most of all our 4 course dinner was delicious! The entire group was happy!! We will certainly do business again in the future and I believe she even gained new clients from our experience. Thank you Chef Eileen!!! All the best, Jenett

Basic Catering
4.1
from 21 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Te C.
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I hired Basic Catering for a dinner party. We had salmon and chicken breasts with asparagus and a variety of salads. The food was amazing and the presentation was beautiful. Will definitely order from them again.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kyla M.
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I hired Chef Niko while I was in Korea for my dad's 75th birthday dinner in California. From the moment we spoke on the phone, she was thoughtful, attentive, kind, compassionate, and professional. I felt as if I was talking to a good friend of mine I had known for years. She accommodated every single one of my needs, my family needs, and went above and beyond to meet every single one of our expectations. My dad said, "It was an unforgettable birthday." My mom said, "I wished we had seconds!" My sister said, "My family and I were gifted a meal by Niko at our home. We are not vegan, so our menu contained meat. Everything from the appetizer to the dessert was super fresh, not too heavy, perfectly portioned, and had lovely flavor profiles. Niko even carried out the majority of her prep beforehand to accommodate our needs, brought flowers from her garden, and was extraordinarily flexible and attentive throughout the meal. We would highly recommend her!" SHE IS AMAZING.

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