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Kalorama Food Service Professionals

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

Top Pro
Catering By Kevin!
4.8
from 135 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chris J.
Verified review

Chef Kev jumped in last minute on a funeral luncheon. Saved the day. Really great food and service. Terrific staff. Could not ask for more and an excellent price. Soooo many people at the luncheon commented about the food and service. Thank you, Chef Kev! You made a difficult day much more manageable.

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Maria P.
Verified review

We enjoyed the food service from beginning to end. Well done chef Serge. Excellent job!

Mercedes Jo Events
4.8
from 57 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Artranda H.
Verified review

Mercedes Jo Events & Catering was so delicious, high-quality buffet for our wedding. Working with Mercedes was simple and enjoyable! With a huge variety of options,Mercedes was able to customize the perfect menu. This vendor provides first-class food and service at a very reasonable price.Mercedes is worth every penny! People are still talking about the wonderful food she prepared. I would definitely recommend her to anyone on a budget, food was delicious. I will be using her again for any future events. Thanks again

Top of the City Catering
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Ailisa G.
Verified review

We had our wedding yesterday, 8/20/16, and we cannot say enough great things about Top of the City Catering! Maribel, Noel, and their team did an amazing job - truly above and beyond! The food, service, and decorations were awesome. It was better than we envisioned and it was all thanks to them. We made the best decision when we chose them as our caterer. If you want a stress-free, beautiful wedding with delicious food and impeccable service, then choose Top of the City Catering. Truly the best!

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RedFox Dinners
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Steven P.
Verified review

Fantastic food! Service was very personal - Diane goes the extra mile to satisfy!

Beaux-Lou Events
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Renolda B.
Verified review

Candra was hired as the event coordinator for a 50th birthday party. She took care of everything from the decorations, food, cake, even the event location. The food was delicious. Everyone had a great time! Wonderful to work with. Will certainly hire her again in the future.

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Private Executive Chef
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tara W.
Verified review

Pays attention to detail. Cooks DEELISH food. Caters to your personal needs. You can tell he truly enjoys cooking for people. I'd definitely use him again.

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Clever Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brynn W.
Verified review

Richard was a real pleasure to work with from the first phone call to the end of a very successful party. He was very helpful with his advice on our menu and with the guidance on the beverage purchases for a party our size (50,) He and Linda (the bartender) arrived on time and had the food laid out and the cooking stations and bar set up in plenty of time to start serving some early arriving guests. He circulated with the guests to make sure everyone was happy and had what they wanted and checked in with me throughout the evening to make sure all was going well from my perspective. Richard made crab cakes on the spot and they were a favorite. He also made delicious quesadillas on the spot, as well. His meatballs, chicken satay and stuffed mushrooms were all gobbled up. I overheard a couple of guests praising the peanut sauce and expressing interest in eating it by the spoonful:) All of the dips he provided were delicious as well. And the mini cheesecakes and cookies were also very good. All in all, Richard and Linda gave us a wonderful evening, without having to worry about a thing. To a person, I heard nothing but praise for the service and the food. I would hire Clever Catering again in a heartbeat:)

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AC Catering
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 55 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle F.
Verified review

I genuinely can’t say enough good things about this business. I hired AC Catering for two events I held in June and July 2017. Everything was excellent! I was beyond happy with everything from the food, to the services, to the people I interacted with during the planning phase and the actual events. This small, family owned business actually exceeded my expectations. They have an extensive menu to choose from which allowed me to tailor both events’ meals appropriately. The pricing was great and the amount of food I received was more than enough. AC Catering received many compliments for the quality of their food at both of my events. I took a risk and hired them without having tasted any of their food, but I have to say there was no need for worry. The food was also delicious! Both my guests and I enjoyed every bite. The serve and clean up service was also top notch. George Sullivan and his staff were extremely attentive to my needs during my banquet. They helped to ensure that the dinner ran smoothly, and cleanup was quick and efficient. I can't leave this review without noting that it was a great pleasure working with George Sullivan (principal owner/operator) when coordinating my needs. He was very responsive to the myriad of questions I had, extremely flexible as I proposed changes for my event, and just an extremely nice guy. I am so glad I found this business. I will definitely be using AC Catering if I have any catering needs in the future.

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N&M Divine Cuisine & Events
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Angela G.
Verified review

Mary and her team were extremely attentive and responsive from the start! This was our first event with them, and I look forward to using their services again. The food was excellent and Mary even followed up with me after the event to check in on things.

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PHG Catering
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Candi was warm, helpful with suggestions, flexible, and a pleasure to work with. The food was delicious. I would use PHG. again. Many guests complimented the food and asked for the name of our caterer.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michelle M T.
Verified review

The food and the service was fabulous!

  • 4 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Edward W.
Verified review

I am a single man with diabetes who was looking for healthy diabetic friendly meals to be delivered to my home. I found Iyea Brandy on Thumbtack and have been extremely satisfied with her services. The food she brings is delicious, and most importantly doesn't increase my blood sugar levels. Her prices are very reasonable and she makes an effort to tailor her services to the individual client. I was very impressed with her knowledge of food and nutrition.

The Tasty Alternative
4.5
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis L.
Verified review

We were delighted! Chef Veronique MacRae, Exec Chef took care of everything. We were celebrating my Father-in-law's life. LTC John Burrer was laid to rest with his wife at Arlington National Cemetery on the 72nd anniversary of D-Day and LTC Burrer was a WWII and Korean War Veteran. We wanted a celebration of his life and food is a huge part of living. Chef Veronique was quick to understand what we wanted and she delivered. We had some idea about the number of guest we would have, but I was concerned that we would not know exactly how many could attend. Chef Veronique told me how she plans for events like this and she did not disappoint. We had plenty of food. Our service at Arlington started earlier then the scheduled time because we had all arrived early. So, that meant we returned to the Marriott Courtyard Rosslyn about an hour ahead of schedule. Chef Veronique had just started to set up when we showed up. She did not panic and continued to do her job in an expedited manner and had us ready to go in no time. There was a great variety of food for our guest to choose from. It was all very tasty and certainly exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend The Tasty Alternative. The food was great, the service was perfect, and the price was exceptional. Respectfully, Dennis L. Winston Salem, NC

  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Marwan T.
Verified review

They were great! Yvonne set up a custom menu for our Halloween event at the office and we couldn't have been happier. The office loved all the Halloween inspired desserts and food. They even took extra time to set up the dishes and make them look perfect with extra decorations. Will definitely be using them again for future events!

Healthy Catering Company
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Nasrin and her crew were a pleasure to work with! She went the extra mile with a few of our guest’s dietary requirements/food allergies. All of the food was perfectly prepared and ready when my guests were hungry. That was the best food that we ever had with catering company and be that delicious. I recommend to anyone especially for Middle Eastern type of events. Everyone was well fed and pleasantly pleased with the food and service! Wonderful food from wonderful people!

  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Yolanda P.
Verified review

Inovalon loves having Tacos El Rey. Our associates enjoy the quality of their food as well as the inviting atmosphere.

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Cecilia O.
Verified review

Everything was perfect, from start to finish. The planning stage was handled very politely, with enthusiasm, flair, and patience. The presentation at the event was very clever and attractive. The food was delicious - all our guests raved about the food! The staff was delightful and very hard working. They did a great job cleaning up as well. Everything was wonderfully done from start to finish!

The Wright Caterer
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Duanetta T.
Verified review

Mrs. Wright did a wonderful job catering my wedding on May 28th 2011. My wedding was 3 years ago and I still have family members come and tell me how good the food and service was. My reception dinner was buffet style and even though those types of dinners can get a little chaotic sometimes, she was able to keep every thing in order and running smoothly. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it. Everything had a wonderful flavor to it and was seasoned perfectly. She had a loving sprirt that carred into her food. I will definitely use her services again and have already recommended her to co workers, friends, and family.

Convenient Cuisine
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth S.
Verified review

I ordered a weeks worth of meals for a friend who was ill. Barbara was fast, extremely responsive, and helpful. She contacted my friend, worked with her to select a menu and delivered the food all ready to be frozen or cooked. I didn't get a chance to taste the food, so I can't comment on that, but I can say my friend was thrilled.

Chef Nikki Mullings
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kiana H.
Verified review

I’ve known Nikki for a couple years now and her food has been fantastic. She’s actually catering my wedding and I can’t wait.

Actual Requests

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Need catering

Washington, DC

  • Event type
    Corporate event
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    We are hoping for hot meals for lunch (lasagna, etc) We are tired of sandwiches. We are having our managers serve our staff on this day, so we do not need servers. We want the food to be fresh, tasty, hearty, with lots of variety. We are out of ideas, and hoping you can come up with something simple and easy but filling and flavorful
  • $39.5
    Average price

Need Personal Chef

Washington, DC

  • Event type
    Birthday / Anniversary
  • Meals needed
    Dinner, Appetizers
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    American - formal, Italian, Mediterranean, French, Hors D'oeurves
  • Courses / Dishes
    Salad: Yes, Single entree: Yes, Multiple entrees: No, Side dishes: Yes
  • Will the chef provide alcohol?
    No, the chef does not need to provide alcohol
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    Vegetarian
  • Head count
    3-5
  • Budget per head
    $50-$60
  • Details
    Just one vegetarian
  • $125
    Average price

Need catering

Washington, DC

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Which meal
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    This is for a 30th birthday party that will be held at a bar that does not have a kitchen. I just want to provide my guests with some light appetizers during the party.
  • $651
    Average price
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