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  • 17 years in business
  • 236 hires on Thumbtack
Thea F.
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Chef Tony cooked us the most DELICIOUS top quality - fresh - dinner ever. Over a month later, my family is still raving about how tasty my birthday dinner was that Chef Tony cooked us. My birthday dinner menu included: -Rustic flat bread pizza with roasted eggplant, sundried tomatoes, arugula, manchego cheese with balsamic paint (the flatbread was perfectly crispy and the flavors came together amazing) -Mexican seafood ceviche (marinated sea bass scallops with avocado salad and lime crispy tortilla chips) I don't eat fish but the rest of my family devoured it and even I tried some and really enjoyed it!! It looked so light, tasty and refreshing that I couldn't help it! -French bree strawberries with toasted almonds in greek film cups (the bree and strawberry together was the perfect balance and broke up the courses perfectly) -Mini maryland crab cakes over granny smith apple cole slaw (everyone in my family went back for seconds and my brothers had 3 each! to the point where I had to stop them so they wouldn't be too full for the next courses. The slaw was soooooooooooooo tasty, I wish I knew how to make that as the perfect side-dish) -Spanish style Arroz con pollo (tomato rice chicken and chorizo) WORDS CAN NOT EXPRESS HOW GOOD THIS TASTED!! We literally could not stop eating it. This was legit real deal spanish arroz con pollo and better than I have eaten at any of the tons of spanish restaurants I have visited) -Cuban spiced grilled pork tenderloin with a pickled ginger mango slaw on a flour tortilla (once again the slaw was made completely different and incredibly flavorful and refreshing. It was the perfect topping for the soft tortilla tacos and the pork was very tasty and tender) -Argentinian steak (grilled latin filet mignon) with roasted red pepper saffron sauce served with whipped sweet potatoes sand grilled asparagus (by this point we were all incredibly full but HAD HAD HAD to eat this because that is how good it was. What an amazing way to end the dinner courses. The filet mignon did not need a knife at all and literally melted in my mouth. I WISH I watched Chef Tony make the sweet potatoes - they were the best I have ever eaten and I am huge food as well as my family. It had the perfect balance of sweet to it and I still am craving sweet potatoes made just like that! The asparagus was a perfect vegetable to go with it along with the home-made gravy he drizzled over the plate) -For dessert we had creme brûlée, italian cheese cake, flourless chocolate cake and warm chocolate chip cookies... For creme brûlée (one of my favorite desserts) Chef Tony even let us cook the top with the fire ourselves! Just typing this menu all over again makes me hungry thinking about the 5 star restaurant quality food Chef Tony made us. Everyone including myself literally loved every single food he served us. I can't express enough how much my family and I enjoyed having Chef Tony cook for us at home. I must have used the word flavorful 100x in this review, but that is literally the only way to explain it. Usually we go out for the family birthdays for all of the siblings, but this was just such a fun new twist that now everyone in my family wants to do this again with Chef Tony! Especially my brother who hates eating out, but the rest of the family always wants to eat out because sometimes it is nice to not have to cook...and now we have the perfect balance by getting a private chef for us like Chef Tony instead. This was the first time I ever hired a private chef and Chef Tony by far exceeded my expectations. He was also incredibly easy to work with on the menu. I can be a bit indecisive at times and I changed things about 3 times and Chef Tony was super easygoing about it and sent me back a new menu each time catering to exactly what I asked for. Since I hired him a week and a half before my birthday, he was very patient with me considering. He faceted with my sister to see her kitchen and go over everything we may or may not need. Oh, did I also mention he brought adorable blue blue linen napkins and made a printed menu with name on heading for every single person in my family eating, which was such a sweet and unique gesture on his end. He was also very friendly at my sister's house and was enjoyable to be around. I will 10000% be calling Chef Tony again and I have already told so many of my friends about him. TRUST ME WHEN I SAY - IT IS WORTH IT! Especially now that winter is coming, who wants to get dressed up and go out in freezing weather when you can hang out in the comfort of your home for quality time with family and friends, put the kids to bed without having to hire a babysitter, have some drinks, play games and get served 5 star quality restaurant food (if not better) ?!?! I am so happy I discovered Chef Tony and I look forward to definitely working again with him in the future. Also Chef Tony is a professional sommelier, but since we were drinking mixed drinks we didn't get the wine pairing included. I read very positive reviews about Chef Tony's wine pairing and my family and I very much look forward to trying that out eventually with Chef Tony. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU Chef Tony for giving me one of those most memorable birthday dinners ever, you truly impressed my family, fiancé's family & myself to the point where like I said, everyone still brings you and your cooking up. I wish I could truly explain in words how positive this review really was it, but I did my very best to try and put into words. Bravo Chef Tony, looking forward to working with you again soon!! ~Thea Francesca

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  • 9 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shalon S.
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Hog Day exceeded my expectations in catering my party. We live out of state but Shannon made it easy to do everything on the phone or through thumbtack. She helped me pick out a simple menu for that backyard BBQ feel. The day of the party they came and set everything up from the food down the utensils and plates. Nothing was left out!! The food was amazing!! Everyone raved about the brisket and the macaroni and cheese!! I highly recommend Hog Day for catering your event. Thank you to Shannon for making everything so easy and for an amazing price!

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K.Artisme(Art-is-me)
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Heather G.
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Kathleen is an excellent face painter. I hired her for my daughter's my little pony themed birthday party. She was extremely professional, she brought little goody bags and a present for my daughter. All my guests at my party loved the job she done. I will definitely hire her again for another party. She was painting non stop at the party without even taking a break. I highly recommend her, and I'm so happy that I found her on Thumbtack.

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Feast Caterer
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Debbie B.
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We had two parties in one weekend and Anton made them awesome! First, we had a surprise birthday party for my sister-in-law. Anton did a personal chef dinner party for 14 family members at her home. It was FABULOUS! Anton made everything easy and the food was amazing! Appetizers, steak and lobster....He brought a server and helper and everything was handled beautifully including cleanup! We did nothing except enjoy! The second party was for my mother-in-law's 95th birthday celebration. He catered this event personally delivering his homemade and best Italian food I have ever had! I would recommend Anton and Feast Catering for any event you have! Hint: be sure you get the shrimp shooters and crab balls!

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A Taste of Paradise Catering
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kathy P.
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My family and I had requested the service of Linda Pillitteri's catering, A Taste Of Paradise, for a 100th birthday party. Food was exceptional & prices very reasonable. The staff was efficient and friendly. Linda and her staff made sure everything ran smoothly. I would totally recommend A Taste of Paradise Catering. You will not be disappointment.

  • 16 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Michele A.
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I can only say good things about my experience with Chef Myles. Everything was delicious and the presentation was beautiful. I was unsure of the menu and Chef Myles helped me plan what to serve and the party goers loved every single item. I will use Chefs 2 Go Catering for all my catering needs!!!!!!

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Stone Hill Catering
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sharon A.
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Stone Hill Catering did a fantastic job for my daughter's wedding!! Many of the guests at the wedding commented on the how delicious the food was. Their service was excellent as well! They made the meal portion of the reception totally carefree for us. We literally didn't need to give it a thought! I would highly recommend them for any catering event! My husband and I would not hesitate to call upon them in the future for any event we might have. The food and service were over the top at a reasonable price!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sabrina S.
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Allison made the food for my 30th birthday. She had to prepare for 20 people. She was amazing and walked through my kitchen like she had cooked here a million times! The food was amazing and guests complimented it all day! Would certainly use her again!

Culinary Architects
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy H.
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I hired Chef Jim for my husband's 50th birthday party. It was a small intimate dinner for 20. We had both meat eaters and vegetarians attending. I thought this would be a challenge in such a small group. It was fabulous! The food was fantastic and Chef Jim was a "hoot" with the group. The best part, I didn't have to lift a finger! He took care of everything from planning the menu to clean-up. I highly recommend his services.

  • 9 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Florence B.
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Very good service, thanks for making my 75th birthday very special .Food was sooooo good. The ribs were the best. I'd will be glad to do business with Dayna and catering. Florence Bestone

DuJour Catering
4.4
from 31 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy S.
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DuJour Catering has an A+ catering business we used for a business 30th Anniversary party. Their food was delicious and dealing with the owners was a pleasure. We highly recommend them!

  • 12 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa Z.
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Tanya, prepared an excellent meal for 11 people on my 60th birthday. We talked, and she presented menu choices. She arrived promptly with one helper. They worked hard in the kitchen, were very helpful, and allowed me and my partner to enjoy the evening, and our guests without worrying about anything. I highly recommend Tanya as a personal chef for all occasions!!

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Jerry's Kitchen
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Saba S.
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Jerrys kitchen did a fantastic job catering for our sons graduation party - very professional courteous service and crowd pleasing food!

Ladyness catering
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa K.
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Thank you for catering my event. The food was delicious. I ll be contacting you soon for our next event!

Ma'idah Catering Co.
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
John R.
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i recently used this catering company for a family event.The food was amazing and had family and friends wanting more, i cant wait for the next big event to use this company again.

Tasty Table Catering
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
JEAN-CLAUDE C.
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Everything was out of this world and because of Tasty Table Catering, my retirement party was a huge success. The hors-d'oeuvres and the salmon were particularly delicious. A special thank to David et Jessica.

Elite Flavors Catering
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Noreen M.
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What an awesome experience! We hired Elite Flavors Catering for a private dinner of (18) guests to celebrate my Dad's 70th Birthday! This was a first for us and boy were we pleased - working with John was so smooth. He stayed on top of every detail and delivered exactly what we envisioned. John and his team were punctual, professional and courteous. They executed four fantastic courses - the food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing! We highly recommend Elite Flavors Catering!

The Classic Diner Catering
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle S.
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We hired Classic Diner Catering for a store event and was extremely pleased with the food and service. We will certainly work with their team again!

The Kupcake Bar
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Tyisha E.
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It's my 40 birthday party 80s theme and she's making me a candy buffet and decorations and I'm very happy and excited!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn H.
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Lisa's Personal Catering, LLC is very professional and the food is delicious. Her specialty is fried chicken! She catered my father's 90th Birthday Party. She works well with you at the price you can afford and goes out of her way to make it happen! I totally recommend her!

STER Catering
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Daniele E.
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Great service, very personable and a joy to work with!

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