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Boca Raton Party Food Caterers

Browse these party food caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Boca Raton.

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Rebus Services
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom R.
Verified review

Danielle and Kelly were outstanding. They arrived when they said they would be here and handled all aspects of the party from food prep, welcoming the guests, drinks, clean up, etc. Service was outstanding. They are professional and personable. I highly recommend them. We will use them every time we have a event or party. They made it so easy for us to relax and enjoy our guests.

Rosemary and Thyme Catering
4.9
from 83 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Renee D.
Verified review

Had Jeff cater food for a party of 35. We just had Jeff drop off the food at a friends house and we brought it over and reheated/set the food out later in the evening. Straightforward directions on stickers for all the food. Well packaged to transport. The food was great. Jeff always was prompt in returning my calls/messages. One thing to consider if you will not have him there to help you: For large parties, make sure you have 2 refrigerators (one empty one) and preferably two stoves. I was a bit overwhelmed trying to reheat and plate all the food and then store what wasn't ready to be eaten (there was so much). Even with help it was impossible to leave the kitchen for about 3 hours so... have help or hire Jeff to do it for you.

Exquisite Catering by Robert
4.5
from 56 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony G.
Verified review

From start to finish via customer support, service, options, pricing, flexibility, courteous, delivery, set-up, pickup, food presentation, excellent tasting food. This caterer/catering service is without question, without doubt, unequivocally the best! Thank you for Exquisite for being everything you advertise, and even more. The milestone event was a big success largely due to your service. At least several guest preserved the napkins with your contact info, and 1 guest will be contacting you service shortly for their own upcoming event. The food was awesome not only in presentation, but in taste as well! Thank you again!

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The Catering Group
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria F.
Verified review

We had a really great experience with The Catering Group. Allan took care of every single detail at the party. Very professional, came early to set up and all the severs, cooks and bartenders were very professional and the food was delicious. I have never been at a party in my own house where I just felt like a guest. I have to admit... I didn't do anything! The Catering Group took care of everything and when they left everything was completely cleaned. Awesome job! Thank you Allan, we will definitely call you again for our next gathering. If you really want to "wow" your guests at your next party, call The Catering Group!! you won't be disappointed.

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Chef Tim
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dana U.
Verified review

Chef Melissa and Shawn catered a cocktail party we hosted at our home. They were fantastic. The food was great and they cleaned everything up afterwards.

JKL Events
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Vickie G.
Verified review

Loved this company. Very prompt and completely professional. I catered a breakfast work event for 35 people and everyone commented on how amazing the food was. The food was delivered and setup very nicely. The utensils and plates were also provided. I couldn't ask for better service. Will definitely be using this company again. Still getting compliments on the event. Thanks JKL.

LA Catering & Events LLC
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Dana M.
Verified review

I recently hired Chef Laura to do a cocktail party for 100 people in April 2015 . She and her staff were AMAZING! I priced several caterers for my event and her services and prices couldn't be beat. When she works your event you can really tell she has passion for what she does and her food tastes amazing. I would defiantly hire her again because she brings all professionalism without the attitude most caterers have. It was a pleasure working with her.

Meals By Chef B
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Donna I.
Verified review

Chef B was the best find ever! He was extremely helpful from beginning to end of planning our party. The food was delicious, presentation beautiful and his enthusiasm made it fun. The brisket was loved by all! The value was great and we are looking forward to planning our next get together with him. Thank you Chef B for everything, great job!!!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jane K.
Verified review

We had the most marvelous party.The food and presentation were wonderful. I plan to use Lori again

Mr. G's Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lou A.
Verified review

Mr. G's Catering services were outstanding. John and his wife came early to set up the event. They surprised and exceeded our expectations with their decorations for my partner's 50th birthday party. His food was what you would expect from a Chef. It was of high quality and quantity for the price. We had more than enough food to feed our guest. His Lasagna was out of this world. Overall, myself, my partner, and all of my guess were extremely pleased from beginning to end.

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Cafe Delish Catering
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liza H.
Verified review

Renee was easy to work with and responsive to my specific needs for our party. We had about 20 guests and it was a themed party which she accommodated accordingly with the color of linens and floating candles. The servers were excellent and extremely nice. Everything was tidied during the party as well as after. And, the food was excellent. Our guests ate every last crumb. No leftovers for us unfortunately! I would highly recommend.

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Events by Janeal
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brianna K.
Verified review

Janeal puts on fantastic events. She will do the research first to find out what exactly her clients want. Then she is very meticulous with what she selects for the theme and always connects all the dots. From the food to drinks, to the table layout, to the labels and decorations you will be very pleased with the outcome. Thank you Janeal for putting together such great parties for our daughters and our friends!

  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
John C.
Verified review

Maoz cooked a complete buffet-style dinner for ten, including desserts that included two cakes with the names of two people having birthdays written in frosting. The food was excellent! Maoz showed-up on-time and did all he promised! He helped with all aspects of the event, including dishwasher loading and most of the kitchen cleaning. His lamb chops were breaded and enjoyed by all, as was his airline chicken. His asparagus was also perfect. Easy communication, fair price. no fuss, no muss! Thanks Maoz!

Chef2You
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia M.
Verified review

What I love most about my experience with Chef Ricardo is he is passionate about his trade and it shows In his presentation. He handled a 40 plated five course dinner party with finess. His Salmon dish is just amazing....Everyone of my guest commented on how tasty it was! I will use him again for an elegant plated wine dinner to a BBQ! My guests will be calling him too!

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FIRST BITE*
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David M.
Verified review

I was hosting some friends at my house and decided not to cook and order catered food instead. My brother, who does a lot of catering recommended that I check on Tumbtack. I found a company around my area called First Bite lead by chef owner Jose Andrich. After talking for a bit and letting him know how many people and what kind of cuisines did he offer, which is apparently everything from fine dining to casual cooking. Well me being Cuban and from miami, I decided to opt in for the roast pork shoulder, rice and beans, yuca, and mariquitas. (Which I didn’t order he threw them in on the house) Which was great cause everyone enjoyed them. Not only did First Bite meet my expectations, it exceed them by far. Thanks to Chef Jose and crew for making my event a success. Will definitely be ordering again soon.

Rollatini Italian Restaurant
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen S.
Verified review

We've enjoyed exceptional service from the staff at Rollatini and the food is consistently good. Thanksgiving and home dinner parties have been consistently good wonderful.

  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Arabia F.
Verified review

I put together a surprise intimate dinner party to celebrate my best friend's 40th and her cousin's 50th. Chef Davin created a Southern BBQ cuisine with a contemporary twist. It was delicious! My entire party of 13 was raving about how great the food and service was. From the appetizers to the main course, we all wanted more!! Not only was Chef Davin great with the creation of the menu, he was indeed very helpful in helping me plan out the dinner. He was also very accommodating with the date and time as well to make sure the surprise went well. I would recommend him to any and everyone who needs a chef for their event. He is thoughtful in what he cooks and puts his clients needs first. Thanks again Chef Davin!!!

Rosalia's Kitchen
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ruddy C.
Verified review

I love, love, love their food! I organized a birthday party for my niece and the food they brought was on point. Their creativity shows in the food they make. They worked with me creating a menu that everyone loved. I absolutely recommend them to anyone!

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Sub Carib LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patti F.
Verified review

Joe was easy to work with and accommodating. He arrived promptly and took care of everything without being directed. The food was tasty and the guests were all smiles.

Twisted Pig BBQ Company
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Nicole H.
Verified review

Great price, the food was delicious, and Joe was great to work with! Will definitely use again for future events.

Pink Pantry Foods
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Cynthia G.
    Verified review

    Rebekah was amazing! After looking into several other caterers that were more expensive and not really what i was looking for, I came across Pink Pantry on Facebook. She catered my baby shower and being 8 months pregnant the food was important and Rebekah definitely delivered! It was everything and more!!

    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.

    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.

    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 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.
    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.