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Macon Wedding Caterers

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  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Frankie D.
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Q-time barbeque catered my wedding was the best barbecue ever !! Ribs were the best I’ve ever tried and the pork a beans were to die for !! Thanks Q time!

  • 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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    Ashanta M.
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    The wedding was absolutely stunning! Organized and Professional

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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.

    • 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.

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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 are a husband-and-wife photography team dedicated to capturing the love in your life in images that tell your story. For the last 10 years, we have been helping couples document their weddings with award-winning images.

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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.

    • 5 years in business
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    I make homemade foods and desserts using fresh ingredients. specializing in party foods: cupcakes, themed cakes, cookies, chocolate coveted strawberries,appetizers, meatballs, wings, side salads, & much more. I am bless to create great desserts & appetizers to make your event memorable.

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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 Flexability

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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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    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.

    • 9 years in business
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    There is no greater joy than to organized, setup and cook for each client and watch as the services I provide make for a pleasurable experience for everyone in attendance!

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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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    I cook any type food, specializing in Soulfood, Finger Foods and a variety of desserts I love cooking, baking and making people happy. ( customer service)

    • 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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    When I'm meeting with them about what they want and how they want it .I make su tree it's what please them . I love working with all of my customer, I make sure they are happy with my service.

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

    • 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. The smiles on my clients faces.

    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.
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