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Fort Valley Food Service Professionals

Browse these food service professionals with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Fort Valley.

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
Steve T.
Verified review

Nikki catered a Passover Seder for our group of 25. It was her first Seder. She researched carefully and prepared a wonderful meal. We enjoyed the food and service and would highly recommend her.

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  • 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!

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  • 26 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Blair V.
Verified review

I can't say enough in praise for John, his food and his service. His price was good too. I had a couples' shower last night for my daughter and her fiancé. I put it out on Thumbtack that I was serving pitchers of Mojitos and a Cuban theme might be good - for 20. John responded almost immediately with the perfect menu, complete with two of his specialities, roasted vegetables and crab cakes. Also Cuban Missiles and soft tacos complete with chicken and beef fixings, quesa, delicious freshly prepared salsas and dips creative and spiced just right. Great variety and very happy and impressed guests. His service was excellent as well. He helped me choose serving pieces and placement, set everything out with refills in the fridge ready to go. I couldn't be more pleased or recommend John more highly.

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

Chef Troy and his staff presented nothing but EXCELLENT service. From the moment he responded to our request for service to the end of our wedding Chef and his staff provided exceptional communication, service and the food was superb. He honored every request I had and talked me through any questions and concerns we had and offered suggestions. My husband and I along with the guests LOVED the food!!! I would definitely use his services again and continue to recommend him:) Thank you Chef Troy & Staff:) Continued to be Blesst Mr. & Mrs. Alston

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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
Roberta H.
Verified review

Chef Kendra is a very kind hearted woman. She loves what she does and is accommodating when needed, if she is able to do so. She is very easy to talk to and is great with communicating up front. Her food and services are Amazing! She catered exactly what I wanted for my menu and it was all so very TASTEFUL!

  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Chastity M.
Verified review

OMG best RIBS we have every had! Best home-made sides, the mac n cheese and greens were amazing and the chicken!!! Cannot say enough good things about Charles and Tonya!! Fantastic food with the service to match.

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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.
Verified review

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.

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

I used simply salad on may 1st for my business brunch and the service and food was outstanding.I was very impressed with Antionette professionalism..She was on time and the setup was beautiful.I will definitely use simply salad and more again.I highly recommend simply salad and more.

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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
Keith T.
Verified review

Great experience in working with her service. Made excellent suggestions after we explained what we needed. Stayed within our budget. Presentation, food and service was above and beyond in what we anticipated. I would highly recommend her service.

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

A Catered Function was prompt, responsive and so very accommodating; without hesitation Daphne allowed me to create a custom menu for my office holiday luncheon. Feedback from one employee indicated they really enjoyed the food, but especially loved the banana pudding, saying "The banana pudding was off the chain! Reminded me of how my grandma used to make it...I had to go take a moment..." Thank you A Catered Function for helping make my holiday luncheon a memorable occasion!

Hullskitchen
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly J.
Verified review

David was very professional. He arrived on time with all of his supplies and the food was awesome!! I will definitely use his services again in the future.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edward W.
Verified review

I am a single man with diabetes who was looking for healthy diabetic friendly meals to be delivered to my home. I found Iyea Brandy on Thumbtack and have been extremely satisfied with her services. The food she brings is delicious, and most importantly doesn't increase my blood sugar levels. Her prices are very reasonable and she makes an effort to tailor her services to the individual client. I was very impressed with her knowledge of food and nutrition.

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

Best food and catering company I have ever used!!! amazing and delicious! George is awesome and worked within our budget to give us an amazing experience

  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Hollywood K.
Verified review

Unmatched catering and the food line is tasty and convenient.

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Shiran S.
Verified review

Chef Trey brings his great personality into his cooking. I've had him make several different meals for me and he always does an excellent job! The food is always tasty and never too greasy or dull. I keep kosher and always throw a bunch of dietary limitations regarding my food, but he had never failed to deliver awesome results!

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

Dick is a professional, with a great pedigree (Cornell Hotel School, worked at Windows of the World (Trade Center back in the day). He’s creative, incredibly easy to work with and always responsive. My friends love his food, especially his bespoke pizza selections. We use him a lot and I highly recommend!

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

I love Chef Kerbys food, I was hooked the first bit. He's very professional and his food is out of this world.

June's Flava
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rose H.
Verified review

The food was amazing and everyone loved the set up. The team was punctual and very professional. The food and service really was the hit of the party. They left the area clean and were very courteous. I will absolutely use them again!!!

Savoring Flavours
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Don C.
    Verified review

    She was on time. Had amazing food. I’ve never had anything like it. Thanks a lot!

    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.

    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 Catering Services

    Atlanta, GA

    • Event type
      Birthday party
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
    • Serving style
    • Staff needed
      Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
    • Details
      Hello, I'm considering catering for my bday dinner house gathering. I would like a chicken dish and a fish dish. Rice, veggies, rolls, maybe salad. I'm not sure just yet. The dinner is set for 10-4-14 Saturday
    • $720
      Average price

    Need food truck or cart services

    Atlanta, GA

    • Type of event
      Corporate
    • Mobile cuisine type
      Other (Christmas dinner)
    • Expected guest count
      More than 200 (please indicate)
    • Payment
      By host
    • Estimated budget per person
      $10-$15
    • Details
      We would like a traditional menu.
    • $1502.98
      Average price

    Need Full Service Event Caterer

    Forest Park, GA

    • Event type
      Corporate event
    • Which meal
      Lunch
    • Dishes and beverages
      Full meal
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Other (American - Traditional Holiday Menu)
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No, Other: Maintain Buffett Line & Drinks
    • Head count
      100-125
    • Catering (Full Service) Budget
      $20-$30 per person
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      We have 2 potential dates 12/10/2015 & 12/17/2015 Need to be ready to serve at noon, clean up can start around 2:15pm. Looking for a traditional southern/soul holiday menu - ham, turkey & dressing, etc...
    • $1864.37
      Average price
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