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Brighton Creative Caterers

Browse these creative caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Brighton.

Mezcla Maggie's Catering
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Roxanne B.
Verified review

Maggie provided excellent, professional service for our Holiday department lunch. She showed up early to set up and was vey accommodating. Everyone raved about the food. We had a tight budget to work with and Maggie was my pick after speaking with 4 other caterers. I highly recommend Mezcla Maggie's Catering and will definitely use her again. I have also passed along her contact info/services to other departments in our company.

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The Crazy Caterer
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jj M.
Verified review

Kim is very creative, professional caterer She's always prompt, eager to please and leaves your home perfectly clean

Pour la France! Catering
4.7
from 61 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Tabitha C.
Verified review

I can’t believe how amazing Pour La France was for our wedding. I have been involved in others’ weddings but I have never experienced the level of helpfulness, thoughtfulness, throughness and professionalism that Pour La France brought to our wedding. From the beginning of the process 8 months ago to the end of our wedding night, they were more helpful than I ever expected and definitely more than I’ve ever seen with other caterers for other weddings. They listened to our specific desires and tweaked details in our tasting session (which was so fun!!) and they even included services on the day of the wedding that were unconventional, just because I said we were stressed about them. They helped with set up and clean up and all of my relatives and friends who helped out with the wedding told me how sweet and helpful they were. They took so much stress off of the day for me and ny husband and was invaluable to us. Plus the food was AWESOME and everyone said so.

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Your Own Kitchen
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
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Ali K.
Verified review

Tom was amazing in every way! In addition to being a wonderful chef, he is a delightful person and a truly kind caring human being. He both nourished and nurtured our group of 16 women with delicious meals and snacks and was a fabulous creative partner with me in planning a weekend of events. he executed flawlessly with his team and they were all a delight to have in my home and among my beloved friends who had gathered from around the country for a girls weekend. I could not recommend him more highly!!

Plum Creek Catering
4.6
from 55 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Jann S.
Verified review

Wonderful group of caterers. Incredibley kind and accommodating. Packed and stored all the delicious left overs, cleaned up the kitchen and brought a great bartender as well. The only criticism is that the salads were over dressed and thus soggy, but still had great flavor. I would definitely hire them again.

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Underground Fine Dining
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
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Lara R.
Verified review

We're planning a small, intimate wedding with 40 guests. Dustin's creative menu is fantastic, we're so excited to share the morning brunch he's planned with our family and friends!

Mama Lisa's Little Italy
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Paula S.
Verified review

Great food and set up ahead of our event. Lisa does an excellent job and I highly recommend her services. Her rates are substantially better than those of corporate caterers too.

Sparrow Kitchen
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda W.
Verified review

I found Nancy on Thumbtack a few days before our event, after our caterer stopped returning our phone calls. Nancy was very easy to work with, very prompt in response times and flexible in what we were looking for. It was a HUGE relief finding Nancy so close to the event! On the day of the event her staff showed up on time, (again) were flexible with what we were looking for and they had GREAT attitudes. The food was fantastic, and we were more than happy to give out our caterers information to anyone who asked. I would highly recommend Sparrow Kitchen to anyone looking for a professional, delicious, and easy to work with caterer.

Clark's Custom Catering
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Breanne B.
Verified review

I enjoyed working with this catering company! The food was pretty good and the catering delivery had the challenge of getting the food out & presentable very quietly, which went well. I had to take a star off because the chicken was undercooked on the two meals set aside for our folks with dietary restrictions and delivery on the second day was about 20 minutes late. Overall, the experience was good and I will keep them in the list of caterers for future events.

Events by Bob
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Judith D.
Verified review

Luke's served our guests samples of its delicious appetizers at the Arvada Festival Commission's Wines for the Holidays Wine Tasting in November, 2014. For this event, Luke's provided samples for 450 guests and volunteers with many raves about the food. Luke's was one of nine caterers and eight wineries who donated food and wine for our guests to sample. The event was a great success and raised $22,500 for the Arvada Community Food Bank. We hope that Luke's will join us again this year with its savory appetizers. Judith Denham Co-Chair, Wines for the Holidays Wine Tasting Arvada Festivals Commission

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Xim catering
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Todd S.
Verified review

Lenny was fantastic to work with and most importantly the food was outstanding! Really unique and creative menu and great ingredients. Would definitely use him again!

Integrity Custom Catering
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Teri P.
Verified review

I consider myself a seasoned traveler and a lover of food. I'm serious, when I say...the best food/dishes I've had in my life, have been made by Chef Rick, of Intergrity Custom Catering. I highly recommend the cajun dishes. They are tremendous. I've also had some yummy chicken and seafood dishes and great steaks. Chef Rick is happy and honest and will make you feel spoiled. He works very hard to make sure everyone is happy, pleased,...and FULL.

Magnifique Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Scott W.
Verified review

Magnifique has to be one of the best caterers we have ever had! Not only did the chef and servers show up early, they helped set up for parts of the event that weren't their responsibility. Overall, we had a great wedding and wouldn't hesitate to book again!

Magnifique Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Scott W.
    Verified review

    Magnifique has to be one of the best caterers we have ever had! Not only did the chef and servers show up early, they helped set up for parts of the event that weren't their responsibility. Overall, we had a great wedding and wouldn't hesitate to book again!

    3 Chicks Kitchen
    5.0
    from 9 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 11 hires on Thumbtack
    Deanna W.
    Verified review

    We contacted 3 Chicks Kitchen for catering a birthday party. The catering menu didn't match up with the regular restaurant menu and we wanted to try out the dishes before committing. Sandy had us come over one afternoon after the restaurant closed and we were able to taste everything that we were considering for our event. Sandy was interested in our feedback about taste, texture, and asked us what our preferences were. She took notes about our special requests and got back to us within a day or two with a quote. Sandy has been very responsive and helpful. We look forward to 3 Chicks Kitchen's help with this event.

    Copacabana Grill, LLC
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Sarai C.
    Verified review

    Copacabana Grill was great to work with! I am from the University of Wyoming and am part of an RSO, so we were on a budget. Regis was very willing to work with us, and very generous, and was understanding of the politics that is bringing a caterer to a university campus. The food was incredibly delicious, like mmmm. It was very good food and very fresh, and he was able to make enough food for 400+ people. It was really cool because he brought a grill and grilled the food outside of our Student Union. So, the smells for guests coming in were a nice addition to the atmosphere. He was very professional to work with on the day of and leading up to it. Overall, I think I speak for my whole committee when I say that we would definitely recommend Copacabana Grill for your catering needs.

    Orange Crunch Catering
    4.9
    from 8 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Sherry M.
    Verified review

    Sarah and Leshner are an absolute pleasure to work with! They helped make our annual food focused fundraising event for our small but growing non-profit the best yet. They developed a delicious and creative menu that highlighted the best of Filipino Brunch Cuisine and was approachable and delicious for all guest of all ages at our event. Not only do they bring their A Game to the food but they have a wonderful sense of style and made sure our event was classy with higher end catering equipment and serving platters. Their attention to detail allowed me as the Executive Director of the organization to not worry one second about the food and set-up and focus on what I needed too! The Orange Crunch is a total class act and we look forward to working with them for years to come!

    Magnifique Catering
    4.9
    from 7 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Scott M.
    Verified review

    Magnifique has to be one of the best caterers we have ever had! Not only did the chef and servers show up early, they helped set up for parts of the event that weren't their responsibility. Overall, we had a great wedding and wouldn't hesitate to book again!

    Callan Krystofiak
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Alice K.
    Verified review

    I hired Callan to cater my sister’s bridal shower and we were all so impressed!! Callan created the perfect brunch spread for us, and was able to accommodate various dietary restrictions (some of our guests are vegan and gluten-free). She was extremely professional and the food was amazing—I can’t recommend her highly enough!! I will definitely be hiring Callan again for any future events.

    A la Heart Creations
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Ryan S.
    Verified review

    She came in and catered for a work event we were having, and let me tell you, her food is out of this world. Even now, the Gods are preparing her a place in Valhalla, not as a guest, but as a chef. Because this food is worthy of the heroes therein to feast upon until the end of time.

    • 1 year in business
    Anthony A.
    Verified review

    Very attentive and responsive to my needs.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How do you find a good caterer?

    Reviews, interviews and menu tastings will help you find the right catering choice for your big day. Start by screening possible wedding caterers based on past reviews. If a caterer you are interested in has a review that concerns you, ask them about it; how they respond will be very telling. Next, ask about their availability for your wedding date.

    If the wedding caterer is available on your date, it’s time to talk about menus and prices. Be clear about what your maximum budget is find out what choices this will allow you. Caterers may custom-create a menu for your event, or they may have menu templates within different price ranges that can guide your decision. A clear budget gives the caterer clear parameters within which to work and offer creative suggestions. Schedule a menu tasting to confirm you love your wedding menu. Once you have a menu and date, and have paid a deposit to reserve the caterer’s services, confirm additional details including when the food will be delivered to the site, what kind of service will be provided, how many servers will be onsite and for how long, and who is responsible for setup and cleanup. The more specific your contract, the fewer worries you’ll have on your wedding day. Get more smart hiring tips here.

    Do you tip a wedding caterer?

    Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

    How much does wedding catering cost per person?

    Wedding catering costs will always vary based on the number of guests you’re inviting, the menu you want to serve, and the way the food will be served to your guests. As you interview wedding catering companies, you’ll be presented with a cost per person for various menus. On the low end, wedding catering may cost approximately $15-$18 per person. This would include prepared food only, with no setup or service of any kind. The starting price for a simple buffet meal with minimal service typically averages $22 per person. Opting for the same menu with all organic ingredients could raise your costs to about $33 per person. A moderately upscale menu (finer ingredients, more elaborate presentation) could range from $24 to $34 per person. High-end wedding catering cost truly has no limit. Lobster, filet mignon, specialty seafood, organic ingredients — menu choices like these can boost your cost per person up to $150 and more.

    How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

    Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

    Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

    What should you look for in a caterer?

    A delicious meal is a critical element of a successful wedding, with happy guests fondly remembering your fabulous wedding food. The right caterer for you will be:

    • Available: Even the best caterer is no good if they aren’t available on your wedding date. Ask early before you get your heart set on someone.
    • Affordable for you: Find a caterer that you can afford. Having a spending plan ahead of time will mean you won’t overspend on food.
    • A good personality fit: Wedding planning is stressful, so work with someone that you can get along with and communicate with easily.
    • Experienced and recommended: Ensure the company has a proven track record with events of your size and the references to back it up.
    • Transparent about money: Steer clear of shady pricing. Find a caterer who is very clear about costs and is happy to talk you through budgets and pricing options.
    • Transparent about food: Find someone who is clear about where they source their food from and where it is prepared.
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