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Dade County Food Group
from 123 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 189 hires on Thumbtack
Stephonia L.
Verified review

Great company! They are very friendly and most importantly the food was delicious! The caterers created my menu custom to my needs, wants and visions. They forgot a few things and there were a couple hiccups in the road but they fixed them immediately and in the end, it all ran smoothly! I'm glad I chose them as my caterers.

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Rebus Services
from 124 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 171 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!

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The Dancing Palate, Inc.
from 82 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hillary C.
Verified review

I hired Paul and The Dancing Palate for my wedding on November 20, 2015. Paul was wonderful from the start. We had a tasting right away and it went wonderfully. I had contact more than half a dozen caterers but couldn't get them to be as flexible as Paul was especially for the price. The Dancing Palate is a fantastic value. The food was served on time, warm, and I got many compliments after the wedding. We had 135 guests and a 90 minute sit down dinner. I wanted family style with items served in bowls and sharing, yet sit down at the same time. I didn't find many caterers that would do that, but Paul understood me and it was perfect. A real family meal at our rustic classic wedding. I was very happy with the Dancing Palate and if I had to plan my wedding all over again would hire him back.

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Tasty Creations Catering
from 66 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danieska S.
Verified review

Our original caterer cancelled on us a week before the wedding - so I came here and found David and he saved our wedding! He kept the menu exactly how we planned and added extra touches to make it even more personalized. David and his staff were attentive, professional, and absolutely awesome.

Good Eating Sobe
from 62 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Adrian M.
Verified review

Can't say enough great things about Chef Traci and his assistant, Mary. Courteous, attentive, flexible, and of course, fantastic in all matters regarding food. Their Argentinian parrillada was an absolute hit at our party. The food was delicious and abundant. If you're looking for a worry-free, professional, and skilled caterer, I would highly recommend hiring Good Eating Sobe for your event.

Exquisite Catering by Robert
from 58 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
Junis C.
Verified review

I had Exquisite Catering by Robert provide a brunch for my daughter's baby shower. They delivered on time, set up a beautiful spread, which my guests all commented was delicious. Tristan was our server and did a tremendous job with both set up and clean up. I would highly recommend them.

Conscious Bite Catering
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Mary V.
Verified review

Stop looking for any other caterers and work with these ladies. I hired them to cater my sister's bachelorette/birthday party (20 people) and it was amazing! I asked for an authentic Cuban dinner and they DELIVERED. Everyone was raving about how delicious everything was and we had enough leftover to eat throughout the rest of the weekend (best drunk food ever!). They also went above an beyond and made me a chocolate cake to celebrate my sister's 30th. They even decorated the buffet to go along with our Cuban theme. They also told us about all of these amazing bars to visit while we were there. It was so helpful because none of us had ever been to Miami before. We had an absolute blast, and I can't wait to use them again if I'm ever in Miami! I wish I would've taken some photos of the buffet and the food, but 1) it was destroyed so quickly because everyone was starving. 2) I was so focused on how amazing this cake was (the photos aren't doing it justice)! Thank you again for everything, girls!

Paella VIP
from 25 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Stacie B.
Verified review

Food was delicious! Presentation was beautiful! Guests loved it!!!

Bella Personal Chef Catering
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Maria R.
Verified review

Karen and her team at Bella Personal Chef Catering were excellent! We and all of our guests were very impressed with the food, service, and presentation. I would use again for future parties on our yacht. Thank you for a great evening! And the lunch trays for the boat cruise were also yummy!

  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Johan M.
Verified review

Delivered an perfect three course New Year's Dinner for 22 persons. All the dishes where elegantly presented and tasted amazing. I will most definitely hire Chef Levita next time I'm in Florida.

Rice Catering, Inc.
from 18 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa P.
Verified review

I had a wonderful experience with Rice catering from start to finish. He was super flexible in designing a menu, he was on time, and communicative. The food was delicious!!! We had brunch and mimosas for a bridal shower. It was elegant and satisfying. Not to mention Chef Wally’s personality is very relaxed and helpful. Guests started arriving and he had it all set up so that I could enjoy the party and I wasn’t in the kitchen the whole time. The bride is now considering having him cater her wedding. I will definitely hire him again.

Mobile food truck/catering
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie M.
Verified review

Orrett Kentish from Di Big Jerk food truck is awesome to work with. He is professional, courteous, and his food is amazing!! My guest look forward to his arrival. He is by far the best Food Truck we have had the pleasure of working with. It is a pleasure working with him.

Rosalia's Kitchen
from 17 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nastassia L.
Verified review

The service that Rosalia's kitchen provided was excellent, they were very attentive and tailored made a menu that fit our needs, they arrived on time and set up everything beautifully. The food was a great success! Highly recommended!

Chef Jimmy Dean
from 16 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Katie G.
Verified review

Working with Chef Jimmy was a pleasure. He was easy to communicate with, flexible with menu planning, prompt and prepared on the night of, and very professional. Not to mention his food for delicious and beautifully presented. We used him for a private dinner party for 10 at an Airbnb and we’re very happy we did!

Squisite Catering
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia G.
Verified review

Delicious food and impeccable presentation. The staff was very professional. The menu offers a great variety and the price is very reasonable compared to other caterers I’ve had in the past. I really recommend them.

South Florida Caterer
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly E.
Verified review

I hired this company for my wedding early this year and let me tell you all my guests were asking who were the caterers because the food n decor was outstanding....we had salmon, chicken, rice, roasted vegetables....constant water service....the servers were very pleasant....if ever i need services again i will definately be using them.

Artisan Experts
from 2 reviews
    Patti D.
    Verified review

    Kyle is the ultimate professional. He has such new and innovative ideas for catering. He was patient, listened carefully, made some great recommendations. He can work within anyone's budget. Such a pleasure...

    • 18 years in business
    Susie L.
    Verified review

    The only caterer I would call! Delicious and professional

    Laura's Catering

    New To Thumbtack


      We are a full-service catering company. We offer fine dining, private chef services, banquet services, corporate meetings and events.

      Tower Deli

      New To Thumbtack

      • 29 years in business

      We are gourmet catering at an affordable for the quality and presentation. Be prepared to to wowed ! Seeing our customers faces light up when we arrive.

      Gina's Catering, Inc.

      New To Thumbtack


        We are specializing in catering, from the Keys to West Palm Beach. We work with you to create a unique catering package for all events, including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, bar mitzvah, baby bris, baby namings, christenings and charity events.

        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.
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