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Lawrenceville Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lawrenceville.

Gotta Have It Catering
4.8
from 150 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 265 hires on Thumbtack
Kim W.
Verified review

Our Holiday Party was a success, THANKS to Chef Vince & his team from Gotta Have It Catering! The food was a FOODIE'S dream and the service was top notch! Thanks to Thumbtack for introducing us to Gotta Have It Catering!

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

Want to be a hero husband? Hire Chef Nikki to cook for your wife and her friends! Want to eat amazing food? Hire chef Nikki to cook anything at all. Outstanding service and I'm pretty sure the kitchen is cleaner now than it was when she arrived. She really made the night special and it will never be forgotten. Oh and here's a tip....go ahead and order about 10 extra servings of the sweet potato bread pudding. You'll want to never stop eating that stuff. Amazing!

"BLESST" Event Services
4.5
from 110 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
Laura C.
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I would use Chef Troy again

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  • 4 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kara H.
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Sabrina did an excellent job catering my mother's birthday dinner. She prepared a custom menu which consisted of two appetizers, a salad, two entrees, and dessert. and the food was delicious as evidenced by the chorus of "mmmm's" each time a new dish was served. She and her assistant were very personable and professional. She left the kitchen spotless. I would definitely recommend her services.

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Cooking with a Star
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa B.
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Kendra is an awesome person with great personality and talented chef. She worked with us when it came to a job holiday function, considerate and informational when it comes to making certain decisions in relation to alcohol. I strongly recommend for anyone looking for catering, look her up. I will definitely use her again

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Crisp By Kelsey
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cristina P.
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We recently hired, Chef Kelsey to take on a job for 9 people serving an on-going meal delivery during SXSW. She explained everything in detail and communicated very well with myself as well as our clients/guests to our short term rental home. We could not have asked for better preparation and quality of service. She was punctual and very kind. Our clients LOVED their meals and wiped the dishes, clean! Thanks Chef. We'll be hiring you again soon.

  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Darrell H.
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The BBQ was great and the sauce was amazing!! Chef C-Bo & staff were very friendly, and worked hard to serve everyone... I definitely would hire them again!

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Catering by Marcus
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dana E.
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Marcus and Devon did a fantastic job. We had a post game hot meal. The game was delayed due to weather so the meal was served 90 minutes later than expected. It was all still fresh and delicious. I highly recommend Pas de Deux. Talented chefs and service with a smile.

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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
Joy B.
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I highly recommend Ali's Personal Chef Service. She catered an event this past weekend for me with 70 people in attendance. The food was FABULOUS. Everything from scratch. She is highly professional and I will absolutely use her again.

Hullskitchen
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Kim J.
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Chef David did a phenomenal job! He's extremely professional, well organized and most importantly the food was delicious! Five star all the way. I highly recommend is culinary talents. Kim

In-Joy Atlanta Catering LLC
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole M.
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I have two words to say.. "Impeccable Service!" In-Joy catering not only have the best service, but they also serve amazing food!! The Chef is one to admire due to her personality & beautiful smile..she works with her clients and will do everything she can to make sure she's giving 110%. I would definitely hire for any event I host. 😊

Personal Chef Heather
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Sherie G.
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Chef Heather was quite a find for us. She provided a wonderful New Year's Eve meal for eight. The food was delicious and the service she provided truly outstanding. She presented several menu options and then was extremely flexible in working to create a menu specific to our needs. She was prompt, courteous, and a pleasure to work with. She is someone who clearly loves what she does and cares a great deal for her clientele. I look forward to the next opportunity we have to have her cook for us again!!

Dillon's Catering
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kendra S.
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Chef Aaron Dillon is an excellent cook/caterer! He's food is flavorful and when he caters his staff is so nice! They great you with smiles and professionalism! I'll absolutely recommend him to anyone looking for a outstanding cook and service!

  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Colby W.
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Chef Trey has deliveried to me some fantastic meals that take into consideration my dietary preferences and calories. He has been a pleasure to work with and the value is undeniable.

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Bohemian Bakery
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kirstin B.
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Chef Pavla is fantastic. My wedding cake was magical and delicious. She was even able to print a photo on sugar.

The East-West Chef
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy T.
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The East-West Chef delivers the highest quality of professionalism and the most amazing food tailored just for you and the culinary experience you are seeking!

La Cremè
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Tessa H.
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I had the best experience with LaCreme!! Chef Shawnna prepared a tasteful meal for my birthday event. She was clean, organized & professional. I received excellent customer service & I would recommend LaCreme any day! 🤗

Mychef.bz, L.P.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen A.
Verified review

VAL is an amazingly talented chef. Her creations are always delectable and enjoyable and a big hit at parties. I can’t imagine a better experience than what she and her team provide. She is a consummate professional with an incredible array of options. She can also accommodate practically any dietary needs.

Chef Jan Hill
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Sara G.
Verified review

Jan and I have been working together for years. Her culinary background is extensive, is educated in an array of cuisine's, and is an official certified Sous Chef through the American Culinary Federation. Her professionalism is outstanding and her creativity is beyond belief. Jan always goes above and beyond, satisfaction guaranteed!

Atlanta Veggie Spot
4.8
from 5 reviews
    Junice R.
    Verified review

    Chef Will always demonstrated excellent professionalism and reliability. He truly has a passion for food and his knowledge base is remarkable. He pours love into every dish that he prepares.

    Chef Bs
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    Ladeidre C.
    Verified review

    Very professional!!! Food was on time and delicious!! I will be using Chef B in the future!!

    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.

    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 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.
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