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Middletown Kids Party Caterers

Browse these kids party caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Middletown.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica M.
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From my first talk with Marylyn to last night when they left my house spotless, the whole experience with Marylyn and her staff was fantastic. I had never hired a caterer for a party before and I can't tell you how easy Marylyn make everything - to begin with, she had great recommendations for the menu, and really took care of everything, including arranging a last-minute request for a tent for the event! The day of the party she and her staff went above and beyond to make sure every detail of the party would go smoothly! My guests all commented about the WONDERFUL food and the friendly (and helpful!) bartender. You gave us a night to remember - thank you!

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  • 22 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom W.
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Rich was very professional and did an excellent job for the group of people at our dinner party who were vegetarians!!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria R.
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I hired platter matters catering & staffing to be the bartender for my 40th birthday. The person who came was awesome. She was early set up everything to look amazing. Everyone commented on what a great bartender she was. Thank you again would totally hire you guys for another party.

Cooking & Catering Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Evan W.
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i had scott do a dinner party for us last year and it was excellent.he put together a menu with great detail,creativity and taste.everything was on time and done to perfection.looking forward to working with him in the future.

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The First Bite Catering, LLC
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathy W.
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We had a wonderful experience with Anne and First Bite Catering. We held a wine tasting and spanish dinner party for 25 guests. Anne was extremely responsive and helpful during the planning process. She was open to handling many details over and above the food prep and presentation. That was very helpful. And the food was wonderful! My guests raved about it. She and her staff were punctual and professional on the night of the event and cleaned up everything so I could enjoy the party and guests. I highly recommend First Bite and I will definitely hire them again. Thanks Anne!

Seaflour Foods, LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Faye M.
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Susan was fantastic from the start! She provided a great menu and a quote within my budget. I am a meeting planner and I work with caterers twice a year, all over the US. Few have offered to stay on site during meal service and that was a very special perk that Seaflour offers. I love the personal touch, and the attention to detail. I would work with her again anytime and wish I could clone her for other meeting locations!

Ray's Catering
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alicia S.
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Ray's catering catered my wedding back in May. They were excellent from the service to the food. I don't think I could have found anyone better!!! I HIGHLY recommend them and know I will be using them for all of my future parties!!!

  • 27 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Larry M.
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Donovan's Reefe is the best restaurant on the shoreline. We had several large parties there and the food, drink and service is impeccable. A friendly staff and just a great place to eat or have a large gathering. Three great floors for parties or a quiet gathering. Don't pass Donovan's Reefe up. It's a great placr

Angelo's Market & Catering
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 58 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Bill H.
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All I have to say is..WOW, what a great job, the food was excellent and looked so appetizing, Joe at Angelos Market was so much fun and funny he really made this experience unforgettable and a success, it was like eating food my grandmother made when I was a kid. I have a 50th birthday party to plan later this year and I already know who is catering that party and I think I'm going to use there venue this time what a beautiful hall. Thanks Joe for making my party a success.

D.Myles Chef&Catering
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Diane B.
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Had an awesome dinner party on New Years Eve thanks to Dexter. Will highly recommend and use in the future! Food and service were great. It was a nice evening.

Delicious Deli & Cafe LLC
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Thumbtack Customer
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Delicious deli and cafe had catered a birthday party for me a few months ago and the outcome was phenomenal. The food was amazing the attitude and professionalism was outstanding. They were very determined to give the best experience possible and they surely delivered that. Would definitely recommend to anyone in need of catering. I will definitely be doing business with them in the future for future events.

Short Bus Catering LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Donna S.
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Clayton and Kurt with Short Bus Catering catered our 2014 corporate holiday party, which was attended by not only employees but clients as well. It was held on a Saturday evening at the home of one of our firm's owners and the approximately 20 people in attendance commented on how delicious as well as beautifully presented the food was. We had the opportunity to work with Clayton and Kurt beforehand in putting together the menu we wanted, right down to having sugar cookies with our company logo printed on them in edible ink. A couple of our attendees had specific dietary challenges (nut allergies, gluten free, etc.) which Clayton was more than happy to accommodate. No chafing dishes and sterno cans here; the appetizers as well as main courses were made on premises in small batches and as they were consumed, more were made so that nothing sat around getting cold. Clayton's experience having worked for Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio at one of his restaurants was evident in his attention to detail and knowledge of how to create culinary delights. They also provided us with a bartender for the evening who kept everyone in good spirits. We would not hesitate to work with Short Bus Catering in the future, and highly recommend them for anyone's event.

CT Personal Chefs
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Carol Y.
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Jamie and Karla catered our launch party and it was fantastic. The food was so delicious and we ate the leftovers for a week. I would highly recommend them for your next event.

Chef Arthur Towles
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Linda L.
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I hired Chef Art for a 50th surprise birthday party for my husband and I never regret making the choice. Ive had a bad experience with catering services before and was secptic of hiring another service, but the Food was amazing along with is hospitable staff and is light sense of humor for the first phone call I knew id made the right chioce, I hired him for all my events since and he never fails!!!

NorEastern Catering llc
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Mark B.
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They catered our house warming/halloween party for us. We had about 70 people give or take. The food was the best. Thete staff came in and setup about 45 min before guests arrived. As our guests walked through the door there wait staff was there to offer apps. We had a buffet, but they kept everything full. The owners cleaned everything up, washed everything and after we gave them a tip they were gone. Excellent service and food. We tried to hire them for all upcoming holidays, but are only offering drop off only, which we signed up for.

Private Parties & Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Claire N.
Verified review

Have used John for various Parties.. He is very professional and totally knows everything to do for food, etc . For a Party!! He never disappoints!! His cooking is equivalent to a five star restaurant!! He is very easy to work with and also he is very helpful with choosing the right wines!!! He is definitely our GO TOO Caterer!!

Casual Catering
3.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

We adjust all menu items and prices according to individual functions and budgets.

About

We offer catering services, birthday cakes and cupcakes. We also do wedding cakes and cupcakes, platters, and wedding decor. Jolly Tots Party Shop is a company that offers their services and do catering as well as cakes. We do parties and weddings for both kids and adults.

  • 30 years in business
About

I have 35 years experience in the business of entertainment. From cooking for 4 to 400 or entertaining and hosting your wedding or any other event, you should have your Party with Marty.

About

We provide off-premise catering and catering rentals. Oolee Cafe will plan the menu, supply plates, glasses, flatware, tables, chairs, etc.

About

We plan and do it best! Hospitality and catering in the most professional way! We work hard to make you look good.

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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