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Delray Beach Caterers

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Rebus Services
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephane J.
Verified review

I hired Rebus catering for my wedding this past weekend and they did a PHENOMENAL job!!! Thank you Danielle for such a great and professional staff!

Rosemary and Thyme Catering
4.9
from 84 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Alex C.
Verified review

Outstanding! Jeffery simply delivers a wonderful turnkey catering experience. This talented and engaging Chef made a great impression with our guests. From his seared Tuna Tataki to his asparagus wrapped in filet of beef to 18 hour boneless short ribs over potato pancakes and the Spanakopita with jumbo lump crab and much more the food was superb. All prepared and delivered with the flourish you expect. Invite Jeffery into you home, relax and let him do his thing, you will be pleased with the results! Prompt, detailed, professional, willing to go the extra mile.

Good Eating Sobe
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Carmen C.
Verified review

I had a wonderful experience with Chef Traci, he worked extremely hard to accommodate our request as well as several changes we had to make and made wonderful food for our event, and at a very competitive price too! I'm definitely going to hire him again for any of our catering needs!!

Exquisite Catering by Robert
4.5
from 57 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea B.
Verified review

I used Exquisite Catering to cater my wedding this weekend. We chose a Cuban theme and the meal was a huge hit with our guests! They were very accommodating through out the process as we had to change the number of guest a few times. I would highly recommend using Exquisite Catering for your event.

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The Catering Group
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia W.
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I was chair person for a Kiwanis fundraiser. I hired The Catering Group to provide the buffet for 210 people. From the time I spoke to Alan, I knew I had made a wise choice. We did a tasting at my home and went from there. The food was delicious, the guests had many choices along with dessert and coffee. The presentation was nice and the personnel was helpful and professional. I highly recommend this caterer.

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

Joe Knows Lunch makes catering so easy. They set everything up beautifully and on time and the food is delicious!

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

Highly professional, great quality food and superb quantity. Could not have asked for more, 100% satisfied with both product and service. I highly recommend LA Catering for your catering needs. Suzanne

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia C.
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I used Lori's catering services for a small get together and birthday party for about 30 people. Since I was a novice at party giving, Lori was very good about checking in with me along the way and making suggestions about both the menu and the setup. We had more than enough food which had been a particular worry of mine since I could not picture amounts. The party was for noon on a Sunday and I elected to do sort of a blend between a brunch and a lunch. In particular, the strata, mango salad and berry fruit salad were the most popular and I found that the dressings, sauces and spreads that accompanied the food were what added to the uniqueness of the ham, rolls and other salads. Everything was tasty and fresh. The delivery person was on time and helpful with food placement as it was a buffet style. The dishes were all set to go on platters and we supplied the serving utensils and beverages. I would certainly recommend Lori for whatever occasion you might need these services.

Conscious Bite Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly E.
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Conscious Bite catering always provided nutritious and delicious meals! Enjoyed by all, never disappoints!

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Cafe Delish Catering
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nina B.
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Cafe Delish catered my husbands surprise 30th birthday party.. they were absolutely amazing! Renee helped me keep everything a secret.. made sure she didn’t reach out to me if she thought he would be around..the food was SO delicious!! It was displayed beautifully and tasted absolutely amazing. Everyone is STILL raving about the food. The appetizers were passed around during our little mingeling hour and presented beautifully and the taste was great. I’ve had many people tell me they have never tasted chicken like this. The chicken was so moist and had so much flavor. The bartender was very sweet, professional and made the drinks so fast there was never a line. I will definitely be using them when I need another caterer. You won’t go wrong with this wonderful company!!!Thank you SO MUCH Renee! You made our party unforgettable!

  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie F.
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Chef Levita did a wonderful job catering my mother's 90th anniversary celebration for 15 people. The food was wonderful and the presentation lovely. He helped me make some very wise choices for my group which I also appreciated. These included summer rolls, sushi, sliced tenderloin, Casear salad, haricots vertes with garlic roasted potatoes and a wonderful, freshly-baked chocolate cake. He and his assistant Carlos made my gathering a great success.

Rice Catering, Inc.
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia P.
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The food was on time, set up beautifully, and delicious. Wally was so easy to work with! I highly recommend Rice Catering!

Mobile food truck/catering
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Isabela D.
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I really enjoy everything served from this food truck. I have yet to be disappaointed. Finally some real carribean food served in your local area. The chef is extremely friendly and you can taste the love in his food. I highly recommend his ceviche, fish dip or my all time favorite the oxtail!

Rosalia's Kitchen
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jill S.
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I loved every moment of communicating with Rafael and every little bite he and his parents prepared! My family spoke of the food for days later! They were very accommodating for some vegan family members and didn't rush the meal. I can't wait for more of their food for the holidays! I highly recommend!! Amazing quality and value!

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Germaine E.
Verified review

Delicious! Memorable! I want it right now! Robyn is catering our family's Thanksgiving dinner. Can't wait. Salivating now

Naty's Pasteles Y Mas
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey P.
Verified review

I hosted a New Year's Eve Luau themed party for 50. I was provided a beautifully displayed whole roast pig and more than enough food for everyone! The flavors were excellent! Will definitely use this catering service as they were punctual, professional and the food was awesone! Thanks for helping make my party a great success!

Panaretto Italian bistro
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
Verified review

Carlota is a great professional! She made the food for my wedding and everything was delicious!! We loved the food! Thanks Carlota!!!

A Culinary Caper
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth C.
Verified review

Chef Carla has personally catered parties for me. She is articulate, innovative and thorough. I have also attended friends events where Chef has catered and, Naturally, experienced the same results. She is priced fairly, extremely dependable and always produces memorable fare. I will ALWAYS call upon her for my future catering needs. Furthermore, I would never hesitate to refer her services to others. Carla is much more than a Chef......she pulls it all together and delivers a successful experience.

Chef Jess Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Churchill's Cigars L.
Verified review

Chef Jess Catering recently catered an event for my business, this was a food, whiskey & cigar pairing dinner. Jessica provided several excellent small plates to begin the evening, as well as a main course which paired well with the cigars & whiskey. I received multiple compliments throughout the evening on the quality and originality of the menu. I plan on hosting similar events in the future, and am counting on using the services of Chef Jess Catering!!

MJ Events and Promotions
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
Verified review

Joe was great to work with. He was on top of everything from start to finish. He was able to put the entire party together from the DJ, caterer, invites, photographer, decor, party favors, furniture, etc... I would highly recommend for any type of party.

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.

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.

How much should catering cost for a wedding?

The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

  • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
  • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
  • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
  • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

How do you serve food at a wedding?

Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

  • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
  • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
  • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
  • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
  • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.

Actual Requests

See other requests for caterers in Delray Beach

Need Catering Service

Miami, FL

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet - self-service
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
    Other (cuban food)
  • Number of guests
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (alcoholic)
  • Details
    tents and buffet style dinner

Need Catering Services for a Cocktail Party on May 24, 2013

Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Type of catering needed
    Cocktail party
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
  • Number of guests
  • Additional Service(s)
    Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    Cocktail party
  • $14
    Average price

Need a Caterer

Miami, FL

  • Type of catering needed
    Plated meal
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
    American - formal, Italian
  • Number of guests
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s), No additional service
  • Details
    Outdoor event
  • $14
    Average price
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