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Thornton Food Service Professionals

Browse these food service professionals with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Thornton.

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

I was very impressed with the not only the delicious food, but also the way it was presented and the great communication Maggie had with me. Maggie was very flexible when I had some last minute quantity changes. Even though we had agreed on her just dropping off the food, she (as well as two of her associates) stayed throughout the event to replenish trays and walk around to serve the guests. I was blown away by the service and will definitely be recommending her to many others! I also have to mention the cake pops (my favorite) were especially delicious -- Maggie even took the time to put our company logos on them! Thank you Maggie!

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

Great event and service. Food was outstanding!

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

Both food and service were great! Pour la France will always be my first choice when catering an event large or small!

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Your Own Kitchen
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Connie N.
Verified review

Tom catered a crayfish boil in our home for 20 people. The food was wonderful - and he even cleans up! I've also attended several dinners where he prepared the food. The meals were delicious and imaginative; from perfectly grilled salmon to bison chili. I'd love to have him cater all my dinner parties.

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

5 Stars. Plum Creek was wonderful. Great food and service.

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Underground Fine Dining
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matthew T.
Verified review

Dustin was great right from the start. He followed through on everything he said he was going to. He was incredibly easy to work with and the food was AMAZING. His staff was professional and courteous. He turned our home into a private dining experience for a group of 18. He catered the menu to our liking and even provided wine pairing recommendations. Loved that he brought his own dishes/silverware and the kitchen was spotless when he was finished. I would highly recommend Dustin with Underground Fine Dining, and I will certainly be using him again.

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

Excellent food and service! Can't wait to have another party and use Lisa again!

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

We've been working with Sparrow Kitchen for nearly a week now and absolutely love the food, and the service! Nancy has taken into consideration our picky food preferences as well as nutrition requirements for being a pregnant, Type 1 Diabetic. My husband and I highly recommend Nancy and have already shared her information with other friends!

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

Great service and the food was fantastic

Events by Bob
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
Verified review

We love working with the team from Luke's! They have catered our company events many times and everyone looks forward to the steak sandwiches & salmon each year! I have been in charge of planning our events for the last few years and have worked with Bob and his team the last two summers - they are professional and extremely helpful, even providing extra plates & plastic cutlery for the potluck portion of our event after we ran out! Our company picnic took place outside and, as is common during summer afternoons, we got caught in a thunderstorm but the staff from Luke's took everything in stride, relocating the food service to a more sheltered area and keeping all the guests happy and well-fed. Working with such a well-prepared and experienced team made what could have been a really stressful situation for an event planner very easy to handle and Luke's really helped make our event a success!

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

Lenny was a delight to work with from out very first contact with him! He has the most upbeat personality and nothing is a problem for him. You can taste the love in his food. He promised that this would be a stress free evening and he certainly delivered. I would recommend him without reservation and look forward to our next party with him!!! He and his staff and his food and his presentation is absolute perfection.

True Taste
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
Verified review

True Taste was amazing! Excellent and friendly customer service, catered to our needs, and the food was delicious! Will definitely use for future events and recommend to friends!

Magnifique Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Karisa D.
    Verified review

    Durosola and I actually met in college at the Culinary Institute of America. We we're good friends, and both graduated the same year. Two years later, as my wedding comes around, my caterer cancels on me, and Dee graciously offered to step in. I have never regretted that decision as the food was much better than the tasting from our original caterer.

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

    Great food and he even took the time to show us how some dishes were made! The Chef is stupendous!

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    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    • Top Pro on Thumbtack
    Khouri M.
    Verified review

    Connor was great to work with! He cooked a delicious meal during my sisters bachelorette party for 9 people. I wouldn’t definitely recommend him and use him again!

    3 Chicks Kitchen
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 11 hires on Thumbtack
    Bethany W.
    Verified review

    We have used 3 Chicks Kitchen for a few different events now. One was for a dinner for 250 and the others have been for groups around 50. They have always had wonderful food, been on time, set up/ cleaned up and gone above and beyond to serve us well. We will use them again and again!

    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
    Amy C.
    Verified review

    Leshner and Sarah are a pleasure to work with. They are extremely responsive, professional, and prompt. Their gourmet food truck is exactly what our event called for. Leshner's menu offering was more than we had expected - a bit exotic and delicious! The presentation was spot on for our black tie plated meal. These 2 are an outstanding couple providing amazing results for The Orange Crunch Catering.

    • 18 hires on Thumbtack
    Meagan L.
    Verified review

    We used Mountain Plains Catering for our Bombers for Bones baseball charity event. Jenny and her team were very professional, courteous and absolutely great to work with!! We had many compliments on their food and service. Can't wait to work with them again next year!

    J Street
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Hope S.
    Verified review

    J Street was more than we could have asked for in a food truck for our wedding. Amy and Jason were incredibly accommodating and responsive to our requests throughout the planning process, adjusting the menu for our unique needs. The food was absolutely amazing, and our guests were blown away.

    Chef Bella B
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Olivia H.
      Verified review

      I give Chef Bella five stars all around! She takes pride in what she does and you can tell that she truly cares about her clients! Her food is absolutely amazing, top that off with the great one on one customer experience!

      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.

      Actual Requests

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      Need a Caterer for a Corporate Event

      Denver, CO

      • Event type
        Corporate event
      • Which meal
        Lunch
      • Interested in the following cuisine
        Italian
      • Serving style
      • Staff needed
        Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
      • Head count
      • Details
        12/20/13
      • $475
        Average price

      Need a Food Specialist

      Broomfield, CO

      • Meal preparation frequency
        2-3 times a day
      • Meals needed
        Lunch, Dinner
      • Head count
        4
      • Serving style
        Buffet
      • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
        No dietary restrictions
      • Day preference
        Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
      • Time preference
        Morning (9am-noon)
      • Details
        Family of 4 - very basic eating style. I will want ability to help plan menus
      • $196.6
        Average price

      Need On-going Meal Delivery Services

      Westminster, CO

      • Meal preparation frequency
        A few times a week
      • Meals needed
        Dinner
      • Head count
        2
      • Serving style
        Buffet
      • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
        No dietary restrictions
      • Day preference
        Tuesday, Thursday
      • Time preference
        Evening (after 6pm)
      • Details
        Want lower calorie healthy meals
      • $108.33
        Average price
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