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Hidalgo Catering Company
4.7
from 105 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Sage C.
Verified review

Maurice was absolutely outstanding in every aspect. Not only did he accommodate a fairly large party on a very short notice, he blew us all away with the quality and flavors of his food! We had children, parents, and grandparents going up for seconds and thirds and to say we were all very happy with our food and the service provided by Maurice is an understatement. I will absolutely be using Maurice and his catering services again!

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KITCHEN'S PORTAL
4.9
from 89 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyle C.
Verified review

All around fantastic job by Junior and his team. So many people at the party were impressed with the catering and bartending enough that I had 6 people tell me they were going to hire Kitchen's Portal for their next event. All of the food was amazing, the signature cocktail was fantastic, the presentation of the whole thing tied together was just fantastic. Not only was the whole team extremely polite and professional, they were all good people. We enjoyed hanging out with the Portal crew as much as anyone else at the party. I would highly recommend hiring Junior if you need a bartender, a caterer, or both. These guys saved me so much time from having to rent the actual bar, the tub, the coolers, etc which not only saved money, but more importantly saved time. When you're trying to get stuff done for a 40 person party the day ofm, it's nice to have someone else deal with a smuch as possible. I will definitely try to get these guys back for the next event we have

Spice House Catering
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Ella G.
Verified review

Such yummy food and creative presentation. Your guests will be impressed when you have Spice House Catering providing the food for your next event.

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Red99 Catering
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Phyllis C.
Verified review

Chef Pam delivered a spectacular meal to our event for 14 people! I had never used Red99 Catering before this event, but I will surely use her catering services again! Our guests raved about the delicious entrees and side dishes, and were crazy about the desserts! I give Chef Pam a 5/5!!!

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Bartender
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
IsaBella T.
Verified review

Highly recommend very professional no problems at all...always in communication with me..I wisk I have maynu party because she will be my bartender always..Something that I like more was the organization she make her on space like a bar ..

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  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Naquan B.
Verified review

I was throwing a Bowties & Cardigans 30th Birthday party for my husband and Bless My Soul Food Catering & More truly made the experience a night to remember. It was a grown folk house party with music/games/etc. so we didn't want anything too formal like a sit down dinner party. I told Chef Nae some of my husbands favorites & the theme and she blew our minds. He loves lasagna but that's not a dish for this type of party. She made a Lasagna Bake with bowtie noodles and several other elegant appetizer-style foods. She also made his favorite, her famous, Red Velvet Cheesecake. The layout was elegant with the 2-tier Red Velvet Cheesecake in the middle. I highly recommend Bless My Soul Food Catering & More for ALL of your dining and catering needs. I also use her personal chef services as I'm a super busy entrpreneur, wife, mom, etc. My family loves EVERY meal. YOU SHOULD BOOK BLESS MY SOUL FOOD CATERING & MORE TODAY!

Premier Event Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Alyson L.
Verified review

I used premier bar services for my outdoor wedding in August. Jeremy and Natalia were there and their service was outstanding! I asked if they could bring la croix instead of regular soda which was a small touch to show that they truly will do what they can to ensure the bride is happy! I will use premier bar services in the future for any large event and I'm going to pass Jeremy's name along to my friends who are getting married this year.

ChefServ Catering Service
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Pam G.
Verified review

ChefServ catered several meals for a team retreat of 24 people. The food was very good, nicely prepared, and ready on time. Very thankful ChefServ was available!

  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Emilie T.
Verified review

We used Gourmet Crepes Cafe and Catering to cater my daughter’s birthday. Our guests absolutely loved their French food! They delivered the food on time and super Hot. It was definitely a hit and we will hire them again for our next event ☺️

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  • 32 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peggy H.
Verified review

Abundance Catering is just that. Catering with Abundance. Al provides an abundant amount of taste, an abundant amount of food and an abundant amount personal service. Al recently catered a large event for my husband and I and it was exceptional from start to finish.

Drink 'Til You Drop
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanie M.
Verified review

Melissa was excellent and a perfect fit for our party. She interacted well with our guests and there wasn't an empty cup to be found. she arrived on time, was very professional, handled our sometimes rowdy crowd at the bar like a champ and cleaned up when she was done. Would highly recommend.

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Michael Young
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Antwon S.
Verified review

Ecstatic Bartender! I was the DJ for Myxx Nightclub and I met him there bartending! Great Energy, upbeat guy, and even showed a new mixed drink 🍹! I would refer Michael to any bartending gig on earth! - DJ Intel

Savyor Events
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl B.
Verified review

Savyor Events catered my daughter's wedding reception and I have to say they were so easy to work and helpful in planning this event. From the amazing food to the floral arrangements and personalized cocktail napkins and leave behinds. The were true pros!

CYM Productions
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Susy D.
Verified review

Loved working with CYM! They were very flexible, responsive and worked to cater to all of our requests. Looking forward to working with them again.

Char-Don Catering, Inc.
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

The food was outstanding! All of the guests at our wedding were very pleased and we heard no complaints. The staff was very professional. We were a little disappointed at how quickly they packed up and left. We were also a little disappointed that they didn't leave any food for us to have a plate after everyone was gone as we, the bride and groom, were to busy with our guests to really get a chance to eat. I would definitely recommend Char-Don Catering to anyone and would definitely use them again for any other event!!!

Edible tastings catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Janene S.
Verified review

Great food & great service I would recommend everyone to try this catering service I guarantee you will love it they are the best around

C &T Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Tracey L.
    Verified review

    C&T Catering are such wonderful people and the food they make for you are spot on and delicious. Would totally use their service for all my special occasions😍😍😍😊😊😊

    E & A Catering
    4.3
    from 3 reviews
    • 19 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Wayne P.
    Verified review

    The service was good, they service the Trinidad and Tobago U19'S Rugby Team [31 persons]. for a period of eight days with breakfast,lunch and dinner.The meal were on time and well favored.I would recommend this company to any group .

    Marquise Catering
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Malissa S.
    Verified review

    We used Marquise Catering for 2 of our events recently and both the food and the service was top notch!!! We had everything we needed during the events and they even made sure we didn't run out of food. I would highly recommend them for any event you are having. Thank you Marquise Catering for everything!!!

    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Penny S.
    Verified review

    Chef Ron was very easy to work with. The food was amazing. He catered our July 4th wedding for 40 people but we could have easily fed more. Everyone is still raving about the food

    Lolynda Catering LLC

    New To Thumbtack

    • 6 years in business
    About

    We serve the best home-cooked meals you can get around this area. We made everything from scratch, and we make it with love, something no one else does. We are always on time and always have enough food to go around. So, give these two southern bells a chance to prove just how good they are.

    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.

    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 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.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need Bartending

    Orlando, FL

    • Event Type
      Birthday party
    • Vibe
      Upbeat / lively
    • Venue details
      Private residence
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks, Wine
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      40-60
    • Bar needed?
      Yes
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: Yes, Clean up: No, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      Party will be at an apartment rooftop clubroom. Depending on weather, would like bartender to set up outside under a covered area.
    • $206.67
      Average price

    Need bartending

    Orlando, FL

    • Event Type
      Other (Private Party)
    • Venue details
      Private residence
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      80-100
    • Bar needed?
      No, the venue has a bar
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: No, Clean up: Yes, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: Yes, Coolers: Yes, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      Halloween Party
    • $130
      Average price

    Need bartending

    Orlando, FL

    • Event Type
      Wedding reception
    • Venue details
      Other (Amenity floor in high rise downtown, private to residents)
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks, Wine, Non-alcoholic
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      80-100
    • Bar needed?
      No, the venue has a bar
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: Yes, Clean up: Yes, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: Yes, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      This building has a bar, but its sole purpose when designed was not to serve the masses. It has however in the past been used for reception purposes and works pretty well. I can send photos at a later date. Services needed for 3-4 hours roughly, will finalize at later time.
    • $150
      Average price
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