A Family Affair Catering LLP
A Family Affair Catering LLP

A Family Affair Catering LLP

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Introduction: We are a family run, Washington DC based catering company offering private chef services, corporate catering, special events catering and more. Please explore our profile, reviews, menus and pictures. Ready to book? Call us today! Welcome to the family. .

Hired 127 times

Serves Silver Spring, MD

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5 employees

12 years in business

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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    Wedding and Event Catering

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Very good 4.6

74 reviews


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Angela V.
May 21, 2022

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A Family Affair Catering cooked all the delicious food and then served during my outdoor backyard gathering for 25 people. Their presence made a huge positive difference. My party was lovely despite 97 degree super hot May weather today. Everyone had seconds even in the heat. The team was gracious, professional, and the food was fabulous. My friends raved about the salmon, the string beans, the potato salad; the jumbalya; the peach cobbler. This was my first time using a caterer and it won’t be my last. Everyone asked for the caterer card including my college age daughters. When your college aged foodie children love the caterer’s food, then you know you’ve hit a real home run. If you want excellence great taste and true value choose A Family Affair. Afterwards they left my place so lovely. That was an unexpected added bonus…no big kitchen clean up for me…. Thanks for a job well done. It’s five stars for me 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Details: Outdoor event • Dinner • Non-alcoholic drinks • Dessert • American - casual • American - Southern • Barbecue • Buffet • Yes, full service • Outdoor venue • Yes, full kitchen • 20 - 29 guests • Disposable plates, utensils, and cups • Premium (high end ingredients)

Wedding and Event Catering
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Dinise V.
May 3, 2022

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Thank you so much Chef Darryl. You have made my experience of a personal chef at my friend's suprise birthday party an awesome one. You were very professional in the planning of our dinner party. You planned the 4 course dinner taking all consideration of our preferences and making adjustment. Yes! You were punctual with a great smile. I must say thanks to your assistant, Miss Linda. The food was very delicious and the service was great. You have made this event special. Thanks so much for bringing the restaurant experience to my home. Keep up the great job Chef Darryl!!

Details: Brunch / dinner party • 6 - 10 guests • Dinner • Premium (high end ingredients) • Dessert • American - formal • Meal prepared onsite • Only once • My home, venue, etc.

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Jaye S.
Apr 18, 2022

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Chef Darryl and Linda put on a fabulous BBQ recently in our back yard. They were exceptional to work with. Pre-event, Chef Darryl was very responsive, helpful and organized. This made me very confident that he had everything covered. The day of, Darryl & Linda were punctual and very easy to work with in getting everything set up. At dinner, everything was presented in an appealing and appetizing fashion. And the food….that was the high point! There were so many dishes and all were beautifully prepared and presented. One of our guests had three plates full, and all the kids loved it! I’m from the south and picked A Family Affair specifically for their menu options. I’m pleased to say that all southern dishes passed muster with flying colors! We had appetizers, three grilled entre choices, lots of sides, yummy corn bread, and dessert—with leftovers! The kids wanted to take the leftover corn bread home on the plane! When it was time to go, the team cleaned up thoroughly, and made a gracious exit. These folks love what they do and it shows. Thank you, Chef Darryl & Linda, for making this occasion with special friends very special! We’ll be back!

Details: Dinner party • Dinner • Non-alcoholic drinks • Dessert • Barbecue • American - Southern • Family style • Yes, full service • Home • Yes, full kitchen • Fewer than 20 guests • Plates, utensils and glasses • Serving and warming equipment • Premium (high end ingredients)

Wedding and Event Catering
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Daniel R.
Mar 27, 2022

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I hired A Family Affair Catering for my wife’s birthday and they really came through. Chef Darryl was very communicative through the whole process and helped us set up a gluten free menu as we have a celiac in our friend circle. On the day of the party, everything was delivered right on time, hot and ready to eat. Everyone loved the food, would definitely hire them again!

Details: Birthday or anniversary party • Dinner • Dessert • Mediterranean or Middle Eastern • American - casual • Family style • No, drop off only • Home • Yes, full kitchen • Fewer than 20 guests • Premium (high end ingredients)

Wedding and Event Catering
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Mo M.
Feb 20, 2022

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Darryl was a delight. His menu was simple and elegant and he was kind enough to customize it even further for my guests and I. An added bonus was his son’s presence which added another level of service to our evening. The food was delicious and I’ll definitely be in contact with Darryl in the near future.

Details: Brunch / dinner party • 6 - 10 guests • Breakfast / brunch • Premium (high end ingredients) • Southern • Dairy intolerant • Meal prepared onsite • Only once • My home, venue, etc.

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