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Gotta Have It Catering
4.8
from 151 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 269 hires on Thumbtack
Amy R.
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Gotta Have It Catering was *so* incredibly easy to work with from beginning to end. They took care of absolutely everything and could not have been more friendly. Several guests at my party remarked not only on the food, but on the amazingly friendly and helpful fellow working the food truck!

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Nikki Can Cook
4.8
from 143 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather A.
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Everyone enjoyed Nikki Bell's catering. We had chicken skewers, beef sliders, greek salad, med pasta salad, and cole slaw. Her cilantro sauce (for the sliders) received many compliments. Thanks Nikki!

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  • 26 years in business
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chuck H.
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We were searching for a caterer for our office's Christmas lunch, and we really hit the jackpot with Bountiful Basket Catering. Mike helped us select a menu to meet our budget, and the meal was simply outstanding. The next time we're in need of a caterer, Mike and Bountiful Basket will be our first call. "Five Stars" for an unforgettable event. Thanks Mike!

"BLESST" Event Services
4.5
from 110 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 214 hires on Thumbtack
Jenae C.
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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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  • 4 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany G.
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Very professional and friendly with great service, enjoyed the food; everything was very tasty and she went above and beyond to ensure I was happy with everything; I will definitely use Good Fork Catering for my next event

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Cooking with a Star
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ann C.
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Cooking with the star is a wonderful catering company. They showed up on time for my last-minute event. They delivered excellent service and outstanding food. Our company plans on using them for all our upcoming events. The seafood lasagna in the basil lemonade or remarkable !!! Thanks again

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Crisp By Kelsey
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Sarah F.
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I ordered some meals to be delivered to a friend with a baby. Kelsey was very professional and easy to work with, and my friend raved about the meals. I would definitely recommend her for any catering needs!

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Catering by Marcus
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lakita S.
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I would like to give a thumbs up to Pas De Deux Catering, I used this catering service for my wedding reception, and was very impressed. The food and the services were great and very reasonable. Marcus, was able to help me at the last minute seeing that I wasn't pleased with my last caterer. I would definitely use his services again and would highly recommend him, trust me you will not be disappointed.

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Ali's Personal Chef Service
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Cathleen N.
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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
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Richeal N.
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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.
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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!

Bama Que
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Megan S.
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LOVE LOVE LOVE working with this group! So easy to work with, very flexible, willing to work within our constraints and excited to help! Great service, great food and my go to catering service!!

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Aroma Culinary Events, LLC
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cynthia C.
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Iyea was great to work with! She arrived on time and the food was just as ordered. We had a variety of people with varying tastes and her food accommodated all! Only thing I would have done differently would be to add more sterno cans as they didn't last as long as the party and our food got cold. Certainly no one's fault but our own. That was the only thing I would have changed. All in all, a great experience!!

In-Joy Atlanta Catering LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne Z.
Verified review

On behalf of Oldcastle-Newnan we would like to thank you for helping us with our employee Christmas event planning. In-Joy Atlanta Catering's professional and friendly approach made the major part of our luncheon delightful and a success! The best part is how the employee staff complimented the food. It was delicious and plentiful. The menu we had to choose from was amazing! We look forward to having In-Joy Atlanta Catering for upcoming events.

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret T.
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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.

Diva's Touch Catering, Inc.
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Renae W.
Verified review

Chef Latanya and her staff was very nice, professional, and thorough with helping to make my 42nd Birthday Celebration a Success within a very limited timeframe for an extra cost of course but it was well worth every penny I spent and some. My soul food cuisine was TRULY DELICIOUS and most importantly NUTRITIOUSLY prepared with a ZESTY taste. All of my guests at the party enjoyed my Birthday Celebration and they really was most impressed with the food that Diva's Touch Catering prepared. I would definitely refer and use Diva's Touch Catering services again for all of my catering services' needs!

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!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joe M.
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Heavenly Hawgs BBQ was selling some of their delicious food at an event that I attended. I tried their smoked pork and smoked chicken and it was very good. So was their Brunswick Stew and smoked mac & cheese. I asked the husband & wife team how could go about getting them to cater an event/party in the future and they told me they have a page on Facebook. So I liked their FB page on the spot and know where to turn when I want to host a get-together but leave the chore of cooking some superb eats to someone else. https://www.facebook.com/heavenlyhawgsbbq/

Events by Bridget
4.2
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Johny D.
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Just Good Clean Cookin Inc.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy C.
Verified review

I'm feeling pretty proud of myself for finding Nicole Young. That is me taking the credit that is truly due to her. Nicole is responsive and easy to work with. She's flexible within reason to the needs of her customers and can provide a wide range of services. This week she prepared all the meals for my family including snacks for my picky toddler. Her meals are well portioned and delish! Her peanut butter bars, muffins, chicken and potatoes are to die for! I look forward to working with Nicole well into the future and recommending her to all my friends.

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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Caterer for a Buffet Catered Event

Flintstone, GA

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, Formal American, Italian, BBQ
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Details
    We would prefer high quality plastic disposables or china. Meal preferences vary, we are looking for something in the price range of $20-$25 per person. Catering is being used for a wedding.
  • $9.95
    Average price

Need a Caterer for Buffet Catered Event

Columbus, GA

  • Event type
    Buffet dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American
  • Number of people
    100-150
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers
  • Details
    We are looking for a buffet style with mostly finger foods.

Need Catering Services

Auburn, AL

  • Event type
    Cocktail party
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, Other (Heavy Hors d'Oevres and dessert)
  • Number of people
    10-25
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service, Other (Just would want you to deliver and set up while )
  • Details
    Looking for reception for 25 people for after graduation. Would like you to come and set up while we are at graduation so that we can walk in and the food be there.
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