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Westminster Food Catering Companies

Browse these food catering companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Westminster.

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

Excellent quality of product and service for an event of 50.....post wedding brunch. Services included pre-made catered food, coupled with on-site made-to-order food, as guests came and went to the brunch. I cannot over emphasize the professionalism, high food quality, patience, flexibility, and unflappable demeanor Maggie and her associate exhibited throughout the event. I highly recommend this company for catering.

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The Crazy Caterer
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
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Linda E.
Verified review

We hosted a large Christmas party in our home. The Crazy Caterer delivered our food, along with complete instructions for heating and setting up items, as we had requested. The food and service were wonderful, and we intend to use them again.

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

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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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
Edward I.
Verified review

The food was fantastic and the service top notch. Allison and staff took care of their end and many things that weren't even in their job description. They coordinated with the other vendors and everything went perfectly! My new wife and I really couldn't be happier with the food, the service, even the cost!

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

Dustin was professional and punctual.... He was very organized and polite. His food presentation and preparation was excellent. Most of all we felt Ike we were in a fine restaurant in our home. The food tasted excellent and his customer service was impeccable. We would definitely use him again and again..., Thanks Dustin for a remenrable intimate dinner party for my husband and I

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
Claire H.
Verified review

Nancy is life changing. I am a type A, very particular (okay, demanding) lawyer who seeks out the best in everything. I have lived in NYC, DC, and Chicago tried personal chefs for weekly meal prep in every city. I also have tried all the high end meal delivery (fresh diet, LA-based sunfresh, diet to go, etc). I can say with 100 percent certainty that Nancy's meals are healthier and more tasty than anything I have tried. If I can't lose a few pounds and get healthy with her delicious food packed beautifully in my fridge, it is all on me. Because Nancy has made it so easy to eat beatiful and healthy meals every day. She uses intersting flavors, textures, and spices. This is no "chicken breast and brocoli" dinner. I can't thank her enough for her high level of service and better-than-restaurant quality of food. I have struggled for quite awhile to find this great support in my busy life and finally found it. Thank you Nancy.

Clark's Custom Catering
4.8
from 23 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
Moon C.
Verified review

Everyone complimented the food. The food and the service was fantastic and all for a reasonable price. I would highly recommend Bob for other catering events.

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

Xim Catering was fantastic! The food was Great!! The service amazing!!! We'll call them again!

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
    Brad N.
    Verified review

    Had never hired a Personal Chef before, and now Magnifique will be the only ones I hire again. Food is awesome and the menu suggestions are great.

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

    Great food, great service!

    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
    Angie J.
    Verified review

    Shane made great Taco’s al pastor for my party. He has great prices and is very easy to work with. The food is delicious and he is a great guy to work with.

    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
    Whitney S.
    Verified review

    I cannot say enough good things about this company! They made the food fresh that morning and brought the taco bar up to my floor where I had 150 hungry team members waiting. They made sure that all of the sides were refilled and that everyone was happy. I have never had so many compliments from the team about a meal that we had brought in. Thank you so much ladies! We will be talking to you in the future for our next event.

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

    Callan is a meal-prep master! She followed all of my dietary needs, and even made some great suggestions that I loved! Her food is delicious, high-quality, and she was right on time. Definitely recommend.

    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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