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  • 6 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Steven Ex E.

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Chef Ant donated catering to a charity event for a dog rescue that i planned.It was a fairly artsy event with a broad group if attendees so the menu had to be diverse.He came through with every request even though he was GIVING his time and money.The old saying" you get what you pay for" did not apply here as the food was unique and delicious.From carnivorous to vegan..this guy delivered!

Carisa T.

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Chef Antwan Coleman did a fabulous job catering my company's Christmas Luncheon. There were nothing but positive compliments, and all of our employees left with a full belly. The food was delicious, and the Chef made sure there was plenty to go around. I would definitely recommend Chef Antwan for your catering needs, and we will definitely be using him for our future events. Thank you!

Lawrence L.

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Antwan and his assistant Linda were on time, very professional and just fun to have around. Ours is a crazy house with birds,cats,dogs and kids running around. Through all this Antwan provided us with an excellent dinning experience for my wife's birthday! Thanks again Antwan and Linda

  • 9 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Lacey A.

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We picked A fresh connection catering for our wedding in June. The owner Lisa went above and beyond!!!Her food was by far the best out of all of our tastings, she was professional, flexible, creative and was the best priced. The staff on the day of our wedding were very attentive to our guests and also did a special tasting for the bridal party to make sure we were taken care of. We would highly recommend Lisa and her company for any special occasion, big or small!!!!

Carol C.

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The food was outstanding and everyone raved about the food! The presentation was awesome. Lisa's attention to detail shows because she goes above and beyond. If I ever have a need to hire a caterer I would hire A Fresh Connection Catering!!

Stephen M.

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Fresh Connection Catering has catered a monthly luncheon for our organization for the past several years. Without fail, the quality, taste and diversity of choices impresses all who attend and eat! The food is excellent!!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Daniel O.

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Chef Vivian just catered our wedding down in Clearwater at out beach house. There were only 30 people, but we wanted everything very upscale. Coming from out-of-state, we were obviously nervous hiring anyone sight unseen to handle the occasion. We met up with her a few days before the wedding. She was extremely nice and reassuring, and went over everything. She came a few hours early to prepare and when we returned from the ceremony, everything was set up and went perfectly. Every part of the meal was beyond expectation. Her staff was extremely friendly, courteous, and professional. We receive compliments on the meal all that night and throughout the next day. We were extremely happy with her and would highly recommend her for your event! It was a true pleasure to have her service.

Kathleen R.

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We hired Vivian for our 50th anniversary party at the beach. The event lasted from Thursday night until Monday morning and involved 11 children and 16 adults. Vivian cooked three meals every day for us. Each night was a special treat from Spanish night, fish dinner night, and for the anniversary celebration, she fixed filet mignon and salmon. Everything was delicious! She was very thoughtful in catering to special needs, likes and dislikes of the guests and was well liked by the group. Because we were not at a home, she brought all the dishes, tablecloths, glasses and silverware. I would highly recommend Vivian. she is a true Personal Chef and not just a caterer.

Carmen R.

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I am very pleased with the catering job Chef Vivian Dodson did. She went beyond her duties when some inconveniences presented themselves; no fault of hers. The food was very good, especially the Lasagna. I highly recommend her.

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  • 30 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Courtney B.

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Chef Tamara and her staff are AMAZING! I am a wedding planner with B. Remembered Events and I worked with Tamara and her staff this past weekend. I was truly impressed (which is a lot coming from a planner who works with a number of companies!). The food was outstanding (and custom to the client's taste). The service was excellent and the presentation was one to write home about. If you are debating who to choose when hiring a catering company. Your debate is over. Hire her today!

Kayla J.

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Tamara has completed many major catering events for Vincent House, while at the same time teaching individuals with mental illness culinary skills. Not only is her food delicious, but she gives back in many ways. She knows the importance of precision and patience. Every dish I have eaten of hers has been incredible, however, her pastry and baking skills are suburb. She is up for any challenge and has more determination than any chef I know.

Rhonda W.

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The food was good! The cake fell apart when we cut it! The catering was good the fruit tree was the best!

  • 7 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Mark M.

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I hired Gaston's Culinary Services for an event held on Sept. 6th. I highly recommend them for your next event or party. Kathy was great in responding in a prompt manner to my questions in a pleasant, professional manner. The website was great to show the different options available. There were so many choices in the food selections which is the main reason I decided to give them a try. The food was delivered on time before the event. Chef Gaston was great in explaining which sauces go for which item. He also double checked the order when dropping off the food. During the entire party and even now, I heard so many comments about how great the food was and was asked who was the catering company who did such a great job! Thank you all at Gaston's Culinary Services for such an outstanding job!

Beverley B.

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I was extremely pleased with Gaston's catering. From the beginning his professionalism, attention to detail, and timeliness made the transaction a pleasure. That coupled with delicious food, which was attractively presented, generous in quantity and complete with all details, I couldn't be happier. The party was a success and I am certain Gaston will receive additional business opportunities from my guests. I will certainly be a return customer.

Marina H.

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Gaston's catering provided excellent service at my daughter's wedding Mar 26, 2016. The food was delicious and plentiful. I would highly recommend Gaston's Culinary Services.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Marita K.

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Cheryl is an excellent cook! Her food is tasteful and she presents it beautifully. She always comes up with new ideas. Her food is affordable and a person definitely gets value for money. She uses good quality products. Cheryl is a friendly warm hearted person and that makes it easy and a pleasure to do business with her. She always delivers on time. I can recommend her for all catering purposes.

Mark M.

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Chef Cheryl catered a dinner for us for 16 people. The food was off the charts, presented with flair and the flavours a sublime mouth full of heaven in each bite. Cheryl decorated the tables so beautifully and her professional demeanor and relaxed attitude made our evening one we will never forget. Thanks again Cheryl. Looking forward to having you do another dinner.

  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min

Carolyn K.

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Kathy and Jeff Paradise are a full-package for the busy full-time working bride. They handle the busy details from catering to reception rentals, setup and decor in any style you desire. We opted for a sit down table service wedding reception on Saturday, May 18, 2013 for approximately 100 guests. Kathy and Jeff offer many pleasing menu choices ranging from comfort food to many items for even the most sophisticated palate. We settled on our selections and details that suited our style wedding reception. The venue we selected for our wedding reception provided very little lead time to set-up other than the morning of the wedding. This problem was easily solved by Kathy and her team who set up all the tables, chairs, and decor. This leaves the bride with nothing to worry about and allowed me to focus on getting ready for the wedding. The details were impressive. Guests enjoyed the h'orderves and happy hour while waiting for the bride and groom to arrive. The appetizer table had a beautiful presentation, and when we arrived we had our own appetizer platter ready our head table. Our guests had their choice of Lasagna with Meatballs, or Chicken Picatta. The Caesar salad was made with a delicious homemade dressing. A candy & coffee station was set up for guests to enjoy after dinner. Everything Kathy and Jeff make is from scratch and the layers of flavor in everything you taste is amazing. It is evident that cooking is something they are passionate about. Kathy has high expectations of herself and those she works with, which provides great results. Our wedding was the event everyone was talking about! We received lots of positive feedback from our guests and many inquired about having Kathy and Jeff cater their future wedding receptions. Kathy & Jeff Paradise come highly recommended for catering weddings, anniversary parties, or special events.

Alexandra D.

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Yesterday, I enjoyed an appetizer tasting presented by Chef Kathy Paradise of Event Elements and all that I can say is WOW! After working in the event and fine dining industries for well over a decade, I am very accustomed to wedding/party foods being bland, easily mass produced, and a relatively factory-like catering process. You will NOT find those factors with Event Elements. In fact, you will find something so far from the norm in modern catering and you will learn to appreciate the craft of gourmet food with a beating heart. My guest and I were overwhelmed by the beautiful fall arugula salad, complete with roasted figs, pears and goat cheese. Normally bitter arugula was beautifully balanced by the light sweetness of the beautiful fruits and flavorful cheese. We also enjoyed stunning Ahi tuna crisps that beat out all of the other Asian flared Ahi tuna appetizers I have had in the area; definitely a major highlight. Lovely, fresh caprese appetizers were done to perfection, as were the array of flat breads and a lovely roast beef crostini finished beautifully capers and fresh herbs. Chef Kathy treats her clients like family, and cooks for them like they are family- not sparing even the most minute details to create perfection in taste, quality and presentation. Event Elements is perfect for any event, especially those in which you truly want to make a huge impression on guests. I will be recommending Event Elements to to my future clients and continuing to use them personally in the future, and I highly recommend that you do too.

Leah M.

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I just wanted to say what an incredible pleasure it was to experience the superb quality of Event Elements catering and party planning. Kathy Paradise from Event Elements catered and coordinated a themed end of year dance for Murdock Middle School. This event is an extravaganza that is months in the making. Kathy was beyond impressive with her ideas, organization and quality of food and service. She was prompt, courteous and professional at all times. Kathy and her crew from Event Elements, helped make our dance a huge success! Our students, parents and staff were extremely pleased with the delicious food and excellent organization and quality of the entire event. We would highly recommend Kathy and Event Elements for any special party planning and catered events! Top Notch!

  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Marie Candyce E.

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I hired IKC for an event my company (Marie Candyce Events) was putting on. All the guests at the event raved about how delicious the food was and came back for seconds. I look forward to a long working relationship with IKC!!! Thank you for making future catering options not only easy but also tasty!

Kem L.

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We were very pleased with this catering origination and we would definitely use them again. the food was great. and most of all it was great to have someone there to take care of everything. Thank you, Cindy

Thumbtack Customer

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Overall, I highly enjoyed working with International Kitchen and Catering. I am looking forward to working with them in the future!

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  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 27 min
  • Tampa, FL

Meghan B.

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Our experience was amazing! Due to an unexpected loss in the family, we needed catering service with short notice. Renowned catering not only replied quickly but with a reasonable price. Laura, the owner, provided a proposed menu by the end of the day and met our every request without hesitation. On the day of the event, the set up was just as desired and the staff was friendly and knew exactly what they were doing. The food tasted amazing and was of fantastic quality. This catering company made our experience seamless, which was a blessing through this difficult time.

Allison G.

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Renowned Hospitality is the BEST in the business! Their bar staff is very professional, and they know their stuff. The bar always looks clean and organized, and the drinks are delicious. I definitely recommend Renowned for any bar or catering needs.

Gul S.

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They set up an amazing brunch buffet for me. They are very professional and the the food was so delicious, everybody asked me the information during the party. Thank you!

  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 hours

Beverly K.

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Chef Janet surpassed my hopes and expectations. Grilling an entire surf and turf meal for 12 including appetizers and dessert for a special family dinner at the beach Chef Janet was incredible. No refrigerator, no sink, and no easy access to running water - she was amazing. Dinner was superb! Steaks were grilled to perfection. Shrimp and scallop skewers with fresh vegetables and new potatoes with a fresh herb sauce were simply amazing!! Not only was the food delicious, Chef Janet was absolutely delightful to work with throughout our planning .... providing excellent suggestions and promptly responding to emails. Thanks to Chef Janet our evening was nothing short of FANTASTIC!! I highly recommend Cloud 9 Catering and Personal Chef Services.

Susan K.

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New Years Eve party for 20 friends of all ages with dietary restrictions. Chef Janet prepared everything gluten free. The food was excellent. She was very professional. I will definetly use Cloud 9 again.

Monica C.

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Everything was great and I loved working with Chef Janet

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Thelma F.

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I am very thankful that I found Audra in Thumbtack when I was looking for wedding planner/catering beginning of this year. I visited a couple of venues and sent inquiries but only Audra of Always Special Events replied quickly and with very clear offerings of what she can do for my wedding within my limited budget. She just took it upon herself, just like what she said that she is there for me not to get stress planning for my special day. The wedding went well and more than what I expected. I was very pleased of the whole color theme decoration from the extra chair sash to the small details of salt and pepper in the table. Guests were very please on how attentive Audra and Sarah to their needs. To top it all foods were excellent!!! Strongly recommending Audra and not just her wedding services but for any type of parties you will have in the future!!! Dave and I love her!!!

Carol C.

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Doug and I were very impressed with the attention to detail that Audra showed. Our Wedding Reception was by far one of the most beautiful experiences we've had. She coordinated the entire evening with the caterer and band. She turned an ordinary looking room into a jaw dropping site! Everyone raved on what a great job Audra did with decorating and planning our entire reception. There is no way we could have done this without her. We would highly recommend Audra to anyone planning a wedding or event. She is very high energy and worked long hours to give us the look we wanted for our reception. Audra, we thank you so very very much for making our Special Day an amazing success!!

Becky T.

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Audra did a great job working within my budget. She was punctual with all information and updates regarding the designs and plans. Wasn't easy as I am an out-of-town client and was planning a party for my mother. She designed floral centerpieces and candle holders.

  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Venice, FL

Joe K.

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My family of 4 is very busy and we do not have the time to prepare healthy meals to enjoy on a regular basis. We started using Jay's chef service a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier. We select the meals for Jay to prepare and he gives recommendations. They are delicious and are easy to serve. The pricing is very reasonable especially when time is factored in.

Tom O.

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Jay was a regular at my house when I needed catering. Big or small parties or simple or fancy, he did each one with flare and style. He prepared great food and everyone loved him. This was done by him at a very reasonable charge. I am very sad he moved away and is not available in Wellsboro.

Carl C.

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I have had the pleasure of dining in Chef Jay's restaurants and have him prepare meals at home. He is an outstanding Chef, who instantly becomes part of the family. The only issue is he is now in Florida, and no longer in PA. Our family would strongly recommend his services.

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 min
  • Bradenton, FL

Margaret M.

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I could not have been more pleasantly surprised with the convenience, quality and cost of Carrabba's catering. The manager, Cheyanne bent over backwards, for my office party, which says a lot because I am not the easiest person to please.

Eduardo M.

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Laura was amazing! Everything about our experience was great!

Traci L.

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Excellent service-communication-food was fabulous!!!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min
  • Nokomis, FL

Valerie R.

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Kipp did the catering for a party at my home. The process from start to finish was fantastic - Kipp was responsive and listened to my preferences, answered my emails promptly, and collaborated with me as I worked through the logistics of party set up. The food was absolutely delicious and his staff were terrific. Would definitely recommend and hire again!

Susan D.

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Kippster Catering did a great job for my event. Not only did he show up on time and go out of his way to make sure all of my guests were happy, he left a clean space and even gave me a few recipes for the food he created so I can try to make them again later! I will definitely be using his services again.

  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Katelyn D.

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Thank you so much to TNT Catering for the incredible food at our wedding! Very professional and very personable, we strongly recommend them to anyone looking for event catering! We met for a taste test meal and they made a special menu to fit our budget for 100 people. Excellent communication! The food at your wedding makes a huge impact on your day and we chose barbeque for our rustic barn wedding. Everyone LOVED it! Thank you again TNT!

Graham R.

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She provided breakfast fir 300 people, food and service was excellent. Delivered on time and set up was awesome. Everyone made comments on how good the food was. Would use again in a heartbeat😀😀

Donna A.

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Tony and Tammy catered my husbands 50th birthday party . They did a remarkable job the food was amazing ! I was extremely pleased with their service and would ask them to do again .

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Bradenton, FL

Jeffrey K.

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We were very happy with Chris (and his Mother) catering and planning our Daughter's wedding reception. The food was excellent, the planning was precise and his enthusiasm was evident to everyone. We certainly recommend Chris' services to anyone.

Angelika F.

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The food was exactly what I expected, and my party guest loved every bite! What an awesome experience to have an experienced chef come to cook and leave me to enjoy time with my guest. Thank you Chris!

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Seminole, FL

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  • Response time: 6 min
  • Sarasota, FL

Kim B.

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Our clients loved the food and presentation so much they asked for business cards!!! I can't explain how helpful everyone was from the beginning to the end of the process. This was my first time planning an event and they went out of their way to make sure I knew everything I needed to know. Our server was the best all around, a pleasant attitude with a huge smile and wonderful manners. I would recommend Sarasota Catering Company to anyone, my only suggestion, order more food than the guests you have because the food is so good you can guarantee people will be going back for seconds and thirds!

Just Tasty Catering

New To Thumbtack

  • Tampa, FL

About

We are a catering company that is privileged and honored to serve you. We provide quality meals for affordable prices. We are a specialist in diabetic cuisine. No event is too small, and no event is too large!

Inner Courses Tapas

New To Thumbtack

  • Bradenton, FL

About

Dine in the comfort of your own home with organic and natural menus that are designed to excite and entice your senses. These menus have been designed over a period of twenty years. I will come to your home or any venue such as boats, planes, etc., prepare your meal, clean up and leave. We are available for all events.

About

I provide a different style of foods. Prepared fresh and organic if requested. I also do special platters and appetizers. My passion is cooking and helping people also make that a passion of their own. I have a different style that people love. I love to cook and to teach people how they can also be an amazing chef in their kitchen. I am located in the Tampa Bay Area a native. Family Italian and Cuban growing up always in the Kitchen. It is my passion.

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“Need a Caterer on May 5, 2013”

Wesley Chapel, FL

Event type
I'm not sure yet
Cuisine type
I'm not sure yet
Number of people
25-50
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers, Other (Mini desserts)
Details
Finger foods, and mini desserts for an open house.
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“Need Catering Service for a Buffet Dinner Party”

Lakeland, FL

Event type
Buffet dinner party
Cuisine type
Casual American, Mexican/Latin, BBQ
Number of people
50-100
Additional Service(s)
No additional service
Details
Latin food 100 people
$1400
Average price
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“Need a Catering and Chef Service with Non Alcoholic Drinks, Staffs and Servers for a Cocktail Party”

Saint Petersburg, FL

Event type
Cocktail party
Cuisine type
Casual American
Number of people
25-50
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
Details
this is a christmas open house
$12
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