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Macon Caterers

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  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Keaundra B.
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Qtime has awesome staff, with even better food!

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cindy H.
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The gumbo was authentic and excellent. The shrimp are fresh from the gulf! I especially love anything with oysters since moving here from Florida. The catering experience was on time, on budget and everyone had fun too.

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A family-owned business that believes that meals should be delicious and memorable even away from home. Now, you can customize the meal at an event that will have everyone licking fingers and talking about the food. All meals are prepared from scratch.

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We provide affordable catering and reasonable prices. We specialize in all food types. Nothing is too small or large.

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We offer individualized and creative food and beverage service. We are specializing in themed and dietary restrictive menus using quality ingredients.

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I cook any type food, specializing in Soulfood, Finger Foods and a variety of desserts

  • 5 years in business
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We offer affordable cuisines. Home flavor is brought to you with servers included. Only 24 hour notice is needed. Holiday prices is also in effect.

  • 9 years in business
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  • 9 years in business
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Flavor's Catering is a unique food operations service provider. We specialize in meeting our customers' need. No event is too big or too small for us. We enjoy making our customers smile.

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Award winning BBQ, cooked fresh everyday, all of our sides are homemade as well as our desserts. our BBQ sauce is served on the side. we are family owned and operated, NO FAST FOOD HERE

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We are Creekside Catfish & Caterers on Facebook. We do all types of catering -- with my sister Debbie Hampton or Susan Robertson.

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Excellence in service and quality/freshness of food!

  • 20 years in business
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I believe I stand out because I look as what I do as more than just a job. I genuinely love cooking.

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We are a family-owned business that cooks soul food and party food from scratch and made with a passion. Every dish that is made is very tasteful and made from the soul. We will guarantee if you use our services, you will never hesitate to use us again. We are 100% confident in our food and we stand by it.

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We do catering for all occassions, including birthdays, cookouts, weddings, dinner parties, and family reunions. I am a personal chef as well.

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We offer authentic freshly cooked Cajun, wood-smoked meats, barbecues, and whole hog roasting. We provide contract services to caterers and event planners.

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When I'm meeting with them about what they want and how they want it .I make su tree it's what please them .

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I provide catering services specializing in Mexican cuisines but will provide menu choices including traditional Southern offerings.

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Edga's Catering provides on-site catering services for Anderson Conference Center as well as off-premise hospitality. It adds incomparable style and elegance to any professional or social event.

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Cafe Niecy's is a Full Service Catering Company/Restaurant, that caters to the customer's needs. We cater to private parties, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Follow Us On Facebook at Cafe Niecys

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We are a catering service specializing in home cooking, Chinese, Italian, grilled and much more. We will deliver and make daily meals or any other catering needs you might have.

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 Caterer on May 16, 2015

Tifton, GA

  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Mexican / Latin
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Head count
    100-125
  • Details
    I woUld like to know if I chose BBQ what other than meat would be served or if I would have to have someone else to prepare the vegetables and sides

Need a Caterer of American Vegetarian and Vegan Cuisines on February 22, 2014

Mc Rae, GA

  • Event type
    Plated dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    Formal American, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Number of people
    100-150
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)

Need a Catering Services For My Wedding on October 19, 2013

Warner Robins, GA

  • Event type
    Plated dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, Formal American
  • Number of people
    More than 200
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    My wedding venue is 200 Peachtree in Atlanta, GA
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