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Gotta Have It Catering
4.8
from 147 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 262 hires on Thumbtack
Jim S.
Verified review

Full service catering job for my wife's 50th birthday. Food and service both awesome!!! Highly recommend!!!

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Nikki Can Cook
4.8
from 141 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 209 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lara D.
Verified review

Nikki was AMAZING throughout the entire process of catering my event. We had an adoption party for my husband to adopt my daughter and I chose the Southern Affair heavy appetizer menu. Everyone at the party was asking who the caterer was and how did I find her!! I'm still getting feedback on how delicious the food was. Hands down I would use Nikki again, she put her own unique flair on some traditional dishes:) Thank you for making our day that much more special, one thing people always remember about a party, the FOOD and you knocked it out of the park Nikki!!

Top Pro
  • 26 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chamilla K.
Verified review

We recently lost my mother-in-law's husband and I offered to help by hiring the catering service for the memorial service to be hosted at my MIL's house. After a short search online I came across Thumbtack and quickly after I received a quote from The Bountiful Basket. After reviewing a few other catering companies, I decided to go with them based on previous reviews and a first call I had with Mike where he put me at ease letting me know everything was going to be taken care of. Mike and Ellen were exceptional! They were able to respond to our needs by delivering great buffet-style catering during our memorial service. Ellen, our server, was very professional and took care of everything. It was such a relief to be able to count with great level of professionalism during such a difficult time. In addition, many guests mentioned the great quality of the food and service. My mother-in-law was very pleased and thankful! I would highly recommend The Bountiful Basket Catering!

"BLESST" Event Services
4.5
from 109 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
Jenae C.
Verified review

Beyond excellent service, beautiful spirited staff and a phenomenal food. I will always use BLESSD catering for all my service needs! I highly recommend them!

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Cooking with a Star
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom H.
Verified review

Kendra and her team provided catering for our 90+ corporate holiday party and cannot recommend them highly enough! From the clear, constant communication, flexibility in putting together a package that was perfect for our tastes and budget, to the friendly outgoing personality of her and her staff, to abundant portions, to the taste - the TASTE that her cuisine brought to our table, just wow! - every part of our working with Kendra was top notch! Great experience and recommend to anyone who's looking for a down-to-earth professional who's passion shines through every part of the experience. Thanks Kendra and Cooking with a Star Team!

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Catering by Marcus
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marina R.
Verified review

Chef Marcus catered a 2-day IBM video shoot for 40 people and was able to please everyone's palates. Most importantly, he was able to make delicious foods without common allergens. No one even missed dairy, gluten, or nuts. It was important to us because our client, a high-ranking IBM executive, has multiple allergies. He and everyone else who ate could not stop raving about how delectable everything was. Not to mention, he was on time and very professional. I certainly will not look further than Chef Marcus for our future catering needs.

Simply Elegant and More
4.5
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Christine H.
Verified review

Antionette was wonderful! She catered an open house for my mother-in-laws memorial service. She arrived 2hrs early to set up. Both her & her helper stayed for the entire event & cleaned up afterwards. The food was delicious. There were plenty of choices for the adults & kids. Antionette was a joy to work with. I am thankful for all she did to help us make it through such a hard day.

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Ali's Personal Chef Service
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathleen N.
Verified review

I highly recommend Ali's Catering. We hired her for our graduation party for 45 people. She was incredibly professional, very attentive and flexible but most importantly her food was divine! We had a buffet consisting of Beef Tenderloin Sliders, hoisin BBQ chicken sliders, Spicy shrimp, biscuits with pimento cheese and prosciutto, savory palmiers with pesto, goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes and pine nuts, Caprese skewers and Caesar salad - honestly - i would re-order every item - all amazingly delicious! Very competitive pricing and Ali and her partner are very easy to work with. I'd add a star if I could!

A Catered Function
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Richeal N.
Verified review

Very Professional, Knowledgeable, On Time, Great layout of the food and I could go on and on! Daphne and her staff were on point! I wish there were more stars to give. Our event involved about 75-80 people. The price was very reasonable and her/staff was AMAZING! Going forward we are going to use her company for all of our catering events. Our company has a staff of 90 plus people. She even remember things that I forgot about. She made everything so easy. They were on time, they set everything up, came back and broke everything down. Would our company use her company again ABSOULTELY!!! In a word PERFECT!! On behalf of Butler Lexus we want to say THANK YOU!!

Tad's Tasty Treats Catering
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Janine C.
Verified review

I was very happy with the level of service, professionalism and delicious food Tad provided for our Thanksgiving luncheon. We had a traditional Thanksgiving meal that was delicious, but the absolute standout was the dessert -- the bourbon pecan pie was amazing!! I will be using Tad's Tasty Treats Catering again!

PCF Creations
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Sue M.
Verified review

Josue is great to work with, gives ideas and choices to work with your budget. Service was excellent. Presentation was very professional.

  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Mr Diggs D.
Verified review

Chenoa prepared a week meals for me. It was by far a week of the best meals of my LIFE. Everything was healthy, tasted amazing, and proportioned beautifully. I would recommend her for any event that has to do with food. Simply the best I've ever had.

In-Joy Atlanta Catering LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Cassaundra P.
Verified review

In-Joy was a delight and refreshing catering service. I was honored, because, I received the best quality of professionalism, from the host, staff, as well as in the oustanding food. From the punctuality of the staff being set up, ready, and then in place with smiles on their faces before guest arrived, I was pleased. The quality of the food which was absolutely superb from presentation to the tast of it. Over all, my experience with In-Joy catering was 5☆☆☆☆☆...as the host and her staff maintained a smile on their faces the whole time, and took care of the guess as if they where serving their own family, I still have a smile on my face. Thank you for making the event memorable.

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret T.
Verified review

I decided to skip the restaurants with my family and try a personal Chef. Probably one of the best decisions I ever have done. He fits my budget. The food was so scrumptious, and mouth watering. Indulged and couldn't have enough. His fresh ingredients stand out the most, with the medley of flavors. My taste buds were dancing. Makes me relieved I'm giving my family the best choices in dining. And this dish was truly amazing. I can say Better than granny.

Designated Chef Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Linda G.
Verified review

We used Designated Chef Catering for our sons' rehearsal dinner in April of this year . They have a wide selection to choose from and and we opted for the taco bar . We were very pleased with the quality and presentation, as were all of our guests. I would call on them again and highly recommend Rich and his staff . Leftovers were nicely packed in plastic containers and aluminum trays for us to easily take home . Food fantastic including deserts. Go for the banana pudding . Linda and Pat Gilligan , Powder Springs .

Bites By Eydt Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sydney W.
Verified review

I absolutely love this catering service! They catered my graduation party and it was so easy and they took care of everything! Dick is very meticulous with his planning and his attention to detail makes for an easy going and fun party experience! Not to mention the food is to die for!

Chef Kerby Morgan Jr.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James D.
Verified review

Man thos dudes pallet is outstanding! He did the catering for an event i had. He was on time with everything. The food tasted great. His concept on food was what my event needed. Thanks to him I've been able to keep my current clients as well as gain a few more. He has also done a few small meals for me when I had a date. I'll be using him for all of my events both big and small. I don't think that there is an event he can't pull off. Very professional and kind. Thanks Chef Kerby Morgan see you at the next event!

  • 29 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Margie S.
Verified review

I had one thing in mind. They exceeded my expectations. I must say it was zn important occasion and that last event I had low funds, but you could not tell it. Excellent event

Chef Toni Ann
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Angela P.
Verified review

Toni created the most delicious food for my catered party. Toni not only brings her expertise, passion as well as her outgoing personality. My guests didn’t want to leave the kitchen. For me, Toni is the whole package.

Taqueria on Broad
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
Marcel C.
Verified review

We had Taqueria cater a corporate lunch and it was excellent. Everything was perfectly prepared, astonishingly affordable, and they are some of the nicest people to work with. The food was so good that I know of at least one person that ordered dinner from them to take home to her family.

Brittaney H.
Verified review

I ordered a week of meals and she delivered them straight to my work! There were so much variety including tacos with homemade tortillas, baked chicken, vegetable lasagna and tons of sides. All of the food was amazing and delicious. The potato salad is hands down the best I’ve ever had! The collard greens and macaroni and cheese were so delicious. You can tell everything was made from scratch with love. I also ordered some desserts (red velvet cake and sweet potato pie) which were to die for!

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 a Catering Service

Sewanee, TN

  • Event type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American
  • Number of people
    More than 200
  • Additional Service(s)
    Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    Suppling own food and beverages as well as all paper supplies and utensils

Need a Fruit Salad Caterer

Chattanooga, TN

  • Event type
    Personal meal(s)
  • Cuisine type
    Other (fruit)
  • Number of people
    10-25
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service
  • Details
    Baby shower...needing a beautiful fruit salad that i can pick up.

Need a Catering Service

Ashville, AL

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American
  • Number of people
    More than 200
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Details
    This is for my daughter's wedding. Chef Bob recommended you.
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