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Jacksonville School Caterers

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A1 Catering
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Michael H.
Verified review

A1 Catering is definitely an "A1" choice. Communication was great from the very beginning, and they worked with my wife and I through out the planning and the execution of our wedding. I would recommend A1 Catering to anyone looking for a reliable and affordable caterer for their wedding!

BB's Culinary Creations
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley D.
Verified review

This was a fabulous way to take the stress out of a celebration. Becky and sous chef, Jill, created a great menu with presentation and flavors that were spot on with our expectations. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for an intimate meal and/or catering. I will utilize her services again in the future. Thank you for everything!

  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah H.
Verified review

Jenielle was awesome throughout the entire experience! She answered all of my questions and worked with me when I had to adjust the number attending my wedding. Everyone loved her cake! Even my husband, who hates most sweets and could care less about the cake, looked at me during the cake cutting portion of the ceremony and said, "This cake is awesome!!" (That amazed me, and made me so happy!) I gave her a picture of what I wanted and she replicated it exactly and delivered it on time with no issues. It was a great experience working with her and I highly recommend her cake to all brides-to-be!

Chef Robert
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Julie L.
Verified review

Chef Robert is the bomb! I contacted several Jacksonville caterers through Thumbtack, and his menu was the most interesting. He catered a birthday luncheon for 14 people and was willing to suggest, adjust, add, and subtract to accommodate all my preferences. When he arrived, he was professional and personal. I had asked for buffet service, and his presentation was lovely, including special attention to the birthday guest of honor. Every item on the menu was delicious; I especially recommend his crab cake martinis and jerk chicken fajitas. Yum! He spaced out service so that the meal took a couple of hours, perfect for savoring each course. Unfortunately, I was too busy enjoying the experience to remember to take photos. I live in Indiana, otherwise I'd hire him again next week! Thanks, Chef Robert, for a memorable 50th birthday celebration!

  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Malinda B.
Verified review

Arielle is a professional and talented chef. She provides excellent customer service. Arielle goes out of her way to make sure you are more than satisfied with her food. The courses she prepares are always exceptional. She was able to accommodate vegan guests as well as those with other food allergies. You will not regret hiring Chef Arielle as your caterer.

Cafe Coastal
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 33 years in business
Denise S.
Verified review

November 28, 2017 To whom it may concern: It is absolutely my pleasure to give Floyd Slyman, Barrs Street Easts, a wonderful review. I’ve known Floyd for over 20 years. I worked mostly with him at Coastal Café. His food is superior from pasta salad to dessert, he knows a good product. You never have to worry whether his company will show up. He’s always on time and his prices are very reasonable. You will not be disappointed with any of his catering. It’s one of the best all-around catering companies in Jacksonville! Denise Sacco Heritage Capital Group Jacksonville, Florida

Patty's Mexican Catering
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Amy S.
Verified review

Patty did a wonderful job. Excellent food and terrific service! What a unique menu to serve to guests! I highly recommend Patty to anyone looking for a caterer who is easy to work with, provides excellent service and prepares a delicious alternative to the normal options! Thanks Patty, everyone loved the tamales!

  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Carl K.
Verified review

I used Ali to bartend a party I hosted a few nights ago and was very pleased with the service she provided. She was extremely attentive and professional. I entertain a fair amount and would definitely use her again!

Chef Jaz Moore
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Paula P.
Verified review

Chef Moore provided excellent service for me by catering dinner for my family. I appreciate how professional and creative she is. I will continue to contact her for any event I may have.

K & J Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Felicia B.
Verified review

We were in a bind for an Open House party when our plans for catering fell through. We were expecting 40 to 60 professionals and had one week to find another option. I accessed Thumbtack for the first time, and Karin Munnell with K&J Heart Healthy Catering responded. Prompt response, very professional, and the food delicious! Even with the short time frame, she was able to meet with us and bring samples. She worked within our requests - like having no onsite kitchen - and brought us some great ideas too. I recommend her highly. Very pleased with Thumbtack as well!

Personal Chef
1.0
from 1 review
    About

    I'm willing to do private dinners, parties, cooking classes, etc. You can just tell me what you have in mind and we can work something out. I'm very open to suggestions and I'm enjoying the thought of creating that special event.

    About

    Our catering services are made to answer your every need! Refreshments can often be the star of the show if you are hosting an event. They can, at times, play a large role in making your event successful. Food plays a large role in the event and whether you are choosing to serve only starters or a three-course meal, making sure that the food is good is imperative. Since making good food is rather difficult, looking for a great caterer can be quite a task. With PJ's Catering services, you can look forward to excellence in every crumb of food we serve. Our team at PJ's Catering aims to establish loyal, long-lasting relationships with our clients by offering them services at competitive pricing as compared to the rest of the catering industry. Holding customer satisfaction close to our heart, we are not afraid to pull out all the stops to meet the expectations of quality that our customers get from us. To offer a wide range of party and event hosting services that will enable us to be considered as the perfect resources for event hosting and catering. Our wide range of services is offered with the needs of the customers in mind and we make sure to accommodate anything that the client needs in order to make their day special. Why should you work with us? PJ's Catering provides its consumers with a customer satisfaction-based, unique experience that will make you want to work with us again and again. Our team of specially trained chefs and party planners collaborate and work with the best suppliers of organic, healthy ingredients that make sure that every dish you choose to serve from your menu and every event that you host with us will be a masterpiece. We offer customized catering. Whether you are having a party for five or for 2000, you can have some difficulty finding caterers who will be willing to accommodate you. Many have their own criteria outlined that you must meet in order to avail their services. However, with PJ's Catering, you don't have to worry about a single thing. You can take a look at our pre-set menus and choose from them or get a completely customized menu crafted to suit the event, theme and the dietary needs of the guests.

    About

    We specialize in the best Southern soul food, from our southern fried chicken, tasty mac and cheese, tantalizing collard greens, and mouth watering homemade desserts.

    About

    I offer food preparations, some floral designs, and wedding or intimate settings. I value making customers' events unforgettable. Everything in the party is customized to fit your needs. Servers and bar staff are available.

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    Hi. I am the owner and operator of Immaculately Yours Catering and Events. I have been in business for 10 years. I am a full-service caterer willing to customize my menu to your specific needs. I offer free tasting sessions by appointment. I look forward to meeting you. Thanks, Carmelita

    About

    We have a Jacksonville based event and venue that also caters to outsiders. We have had a successful catering restaurant in Jacksonville for the past 25 years.

    About

    I own a Saint Augustine based island cafe and bakery, specializing in soul food with an island flair! I serve breakfast and lunch and offer catering for any event, from an office luncheon to a 500-guest wedding.

    About

    From personal chef for date nights to wedding extravaganzas, let us cater to you! Food for Soul Catering is a professional, elegant and affordable food and beverage service.

    About

    We offer catering and event planning for any occasion. Our professional staff will create the perfect atmosphere for you and your guests to relax and enjoy your event. We offer customized menus to suit your needs. From rehearsal dinners, baby showers, to luau parties, North Beach Bistro has something for everyone.

    About

    I have had the joy of cooking. I had a catering business for a few years in Nebraska and have cooked for the chancellor of UNK. I also won recipe contests. I have fresh herbs that grow outside my door. Try me. You'll like it.

    About

    I prepare home-style cooking at its finest. Look me up on my Facebook page. There, you can see home-style cooking from my kitchen. Those are the dishes and dinner meals that I have prepared, as well as some deserts. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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