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Castle Rock Private Catering Services

Browse these private catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Castle Rock.

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

I was looking for a catering business for a surprise birthday party for my husband. After talking with two other businesses I chatted with Maggie Kates. She was instantly a breath of fresh air while also giving me some great ideas for a medley of foods for my party. Her help and positive cheerful self instantly put me at ease. When the day of the party came, Maggie was prompt, the display of food was wonderful and looked outstanding. My friends enjoyed a great party and loved all the amazing appetizers, entrees and desserts Maggie created. I received several compliments that evening and happily gave credit to Maggie's Catering. I also have to say that during the time we conversed about the party, I was lucky to even gain a friendship with her that continues. Thank you again Maggie Kates.

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The Crazy Caterer
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
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Michelle R.
Verified review

This company catered my company holiday party and did a great job. Kim was very professional, showed up on time and brought plenty of good food.

Pour la France! Catering
4.7
from 61 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Lance J.
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I hired Pour la France for catering services for my daughter's sweet 16th Birthday event and I'm proud to say things went very well. A few things to call out about Pour la France are: 1) Customer Service: I worked with BoJames (Bo) on menu options for this event and Bo was extremely helpful and delivered excellent customer service throughout the process. I was provided with a couple of menu's to choose from and what I liked most was that the menu's provided allowed for me to be flexible with my options. 2) Food delivery: The food ordered was delivered on time (despite the snow) and at the end of the night, the Pour la France crew arrived on-time to pick up the items they delivered. This was a big deal for me as I needed the venue cleaned by the end of the night and having the team be there on time to help with clean up was a big help. 3) Food Quality: Each of the items I ordered tasted great and came with great quality! 4) Food Quantity/Portion Sizes: This category is the only reason I'm giving Pour la France a 4 instead of 5 star rating. Although I worked with Bo on my menu options, I did expect the portion sizes to be a little more robust than what they were. However, I only ordered from the Appetizer and HD menu's so part of the blame is on me for not fully asking the question of whether or not the food I ordered would be enough for a room size of 50 - 60 people. All-in-all I would recommend Pour la France's services and I will likely use them again for future events.

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Your Own Kitchen
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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Randy M.
Verified review

Thomas was wonderful. The food was delicious, the prep and cleanup impeccable, and his personality warm and friendly. It was a graduation party for our son and his friends. Not only did Thomas and Joelle do a great job catering, he even shared grilling techniques with the group. I would definitely hire him again.

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

Allison catered a Father's Day brunch for 22 people at my home. Allison was professional, on-time and efficient. The food looked and tasted great and there was lots of it. Though we had brunch at 2 PM and guests were late, the eggs were still creamy, the sausage was to die for and the scones and fruit were delicious. After brunch, Alison put away the leftovers, cleaned up, packed her van and left everything in perfect order. Even my husband was very pleased with the catering. We would use Plum Creek Catering again and highly recommend them if you need catering.

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Underground Fine Dining
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
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Erin J.
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Dustin Brandt provided a phenomenal meal for my family when hired to cater a private dinner to celebrate a birthday. He was prompt, the food was phenomenal, and he was very professional. We could not be happier with the meal he provided, and he worked around our many varied allergies! I would highly recommend his services.

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

Lisa showed up on time and set up an appealing display of delicious food. There were about 100 people at the event and a number of them commented on how great the food was. She returned on time to clean up. She was very easy to work with and was responsive to my questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend her catering services to others

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

We hired Nancy for a private chef service. We wanted a formal dinner for an intimate group of 6. We contacted her on short notice and on top of the busy holiday season but she didn't flinch. Her response time was impeccable, and her confidence and professionalism put us at ease. And the best part, it's affordable! We had a 5-star meal in the comforts of home that if we went out for we probably would've spent more. Don't hesitate hiring Nancy, she follows through on everything she promises and we had the luxury of being served while enjoying time with family. It was worth every penny. We highly recommend Nancy and would definitely hire her again. Thank you for making our evening so special!

Clark's Custom Catering
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin W.
Verified review

Sean Clark of Clark's Custom Catering is absolutely phenomenal! I have used him on a weekly basis for the last year with the highest of satisfaction. Prior to finding Clark's Custom Catering, I had gone through four other catering companies trying to find someone who was able to accommodate the various styles of cuisine that I was looking for while still providing delicious food at a reasonable cost. I absolutely recommend him for anyone who is in need of an excellent catering experience.

Events by Bob
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Travis W.
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Bob catered for our private dinner party. The food and service were great. We had a plated meal and the timing was perfect. He even left the kitchen cleaner then when he came. I would highly recommend Bob.

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

Lenny and his crew were timely and professional. We got so many compliments on the food and decor. Kayla was a great bartender and kept the drinks flowing. We would definitely use Xim catering again for future events. Lenny was prompt in his responses, enthusiastic and friendly.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Greg S.
Verified review

Tri-Stone Catering did a great job for us, and the owner Matthew was fantastic! He was easy to work with, professional, offered great suggestions, always prompt, and of course is an amazing chef! We hosted a Christmas dinner for 17 friends. Matthew made a multi-course meal that was prepared in our home. Everything came off without a hitch. Not only did he prepare the meal, he served it, and cleaned everything up along the way. While Matthew did the heavy lifting, we could focus on our guests and really relax and enjoy their company...amazing! We highly recommend Tri-Stone Catering & Matthew for your event and we look forward to hiring him again. Thanks Matthew!

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

Awesome food and amazing service! May book the private cooking lessons next time!

Magnifique Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Lila M.
    Verified review

    Magnifique Catering was truly that... Magnifique! the food (all four courses) and desserts were all amazing! Their chef, Durosola, was unbelievably professional from the start, and even put leftovers in our fridge. We froze the containers and had them that next weekend. Yum!

    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.

    BBQ King
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Renee A.
    Verified review

    BBQ King had excellent communication before and after our event. Not only was the food absolutely delicious but they were prompt, willing to ensure gluten free options were available and provided everything we needed for a top class presentation. I highly recommend BBQ and would not hesitate to use them again.

    3 Chicks Kitchen
    5.0
    from 8 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.

    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!

    • 18 hires on Thumbtack
    Nadia N.
    Verified review

    For the record, Jenny, is such a kind and honest individual. It took a lot of research and countless hours of contacting other companies to finally find such a gem to cater for our wedding day! I can remember our first conversation and quickly picked up she prided herself on her work ethic and integrity. After working with her for months leading up to our wedding, I can honestly say, she encompasses said traits. Not only did she do an outstanding job connecting with us, meeting with us and our venue, communicating and listening to our needs, but she also cooks DELICIOUSLY! Her Mexican food was delicious and got quite a few compliments from our guest, and so does a great job at serving, cleaning and neatly displaing her food. She even offered delcious vegan and vegetarian food options. Overall, she did an outstanding job on our wedding day; I am eternally grateful to her and her small, but growing business. She truly made our wedding day even more special as it all went by so smoothly. It was such a delight to work with someone so honest, in a money hungry world. You won't regret working with her; she is highly recommendable!

    Lime Personal Chef Services
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Kristina B.
    Verified review

    I cannot say enough nice things about Joseph! He was such a breeze to work with and he put together the best menu that was fun and fit perfectly with the holiday theme. His food was fresh and so wonderful with such a nice presentation! The table he set was so beautiful! I will definitely be reaching out again the next time we have an event.

    • 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 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.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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