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Des Moines Event Caterers

Browse these event caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Des Moines.

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Sunflower Chef Catering
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Whitney T.
Verified review

Julie catered a bridal shower for us this past weekend, and she was great! On time, beautiful set-up, and the guests raved about the food. Especially the pot roast sliders... delicious! She was nice enough to bring flowers and a card for the bride, which is a nice touch that I don't think a lot of other caterers think about. We had a wonderful experience with her, and I'm planning to use her services next time we need a caterer! A+.

SimplyHomeCookingbyKris
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis S.
Verified review

Kris and her team were terrific! Super-punctual, they showed up and set up in short order, leaving us to focus on other areas of our event. All of my guests were highly impressed with the menu and went out of their way to praise the variety and quality of the offerings. My only quibble (if you can call it that) was that there was too much food. Seriously, while all of our 80+ guests went back for repeat visits to the buffet, at the end of the day we still found ourselves with plenty of remaining food, some of which we sent home with guests, other that we saved for ourselves and, unfortunately, some we had to dispose of as it wouldn’t keep. We’d hire Kris again in a heartbeat. (Our 50th annoversary celebration is only ten years away.) Thanks for helping make our party memorable for both our guests and ourselves!

Gateway Market
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nick P.
Verified review

Gateway marketing catering services did a phenomenal job with our holiday event. The food and service were both excellent. The sliders and caprese crostinis are delicious. We grossly underestimated the number of people that would show up for our event, but Kelly and her staff still managed to serve our guests and keep them all happy. Would definitely come back again.

Local Yocals
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Megan F.
Verified review

Local Yocals has easily become a family favorite. They are able to blend the perfect combination of incredibly fresh local flavors, and incredible chef talent. The menu as always has staples, but also has new flavors to try. If I have to choose a vendor at any event and Local Yocals is an option, we will choose them every single time. One thing I also appreciate is that they write where the food sources are from, it seems like everyone claims to be local, and this is the real deal. Well done.

Salt and Pretzel Co.
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Maria J.
Verified review

We had them cater an event for us and overall it was a very good experience. Alex was easy to communicate with and catered to our needs specifically. The food was amazing and all our guests really enjoyed themselves! Would definitely recommend to a friend.

Park Place Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Vernell S.
Verified review

Park Place Catering did an outstanding job at my son and daughter-in-law's wedding in September in Ames. The food was amazing and the service was also. Not only did they keep beverages containers filled at the front beverage table, which was not their responsibility, but they also cleaned up the whole kitchen spotless and even did all of our dishes when they were done. I was so impressed with Park Place Catering and recommend them to anyone. They take pride in their business.

MAK'N Memory's Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cheryl D.
Verified review

Johnny gave detailed instruction and demonstrated all aspects of the cooking experience. He also provided information about food purchasing, storing and preserving, as well as tips for preventing cross-contamination. I will be scheduling additional classes. My experience was delightful.

  • New on Thumbtack
Sara K.
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I recently asked Carlos to cater an 80-person lunch event for a symposium my research group was hosting at Iowa State. Carlos did a fantastic job keeping in touch, letting us know his needs and exactly what he would be providing. His food is absolutely phenomenal! He made it fresh immediately beforehand and kept it well heated during the lunch. The buffet line moved quickly and everyone was very satisfied with the choices. Prices were extremely reasonable. All in all, I very highly recommend Carlos for any of your catering needs!

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I offer the following services: - Catering for any occasion - Any cuisine, any culture, any traditional and authentic cuisines - Executive chef/kitchen manager - Structure/increase new or existing restaurants/kitchens/BOH profitability by stabilizing and maintaining food/labor costs, generating new guests and guest retention by increased quality and efficiency, creating/updating menu for increased margins - Targeting high margin items to guests, 25 years restaurant experience (in all areas, mostly exec. chef, kitchen manager, GM, owner), take your total direction without aversion or diversion from your goal. - I don't do this work for the money or personal gain, rather for purpose and passion.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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In this industry it is always hard to find a reputable company that shares your passion for your events. We are a small company that drives ourselves on putting out heartfelt food and love into every dish we prepare. Serving beautiful food and obtaining the highest customer care is our goal and our passion.

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I have 25 plus years as a Chef/Catering. I have experience in just about anything you desire for your next gathering or family meals. I can accommodate any special diets and tastes. I have many happy repeat customers and references. I do Deliver!!

  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I've cooked for 20+ years and know how to prepare a variety of different dishes. I am professional and very tidy. I have been safety trained and certified in food handling and preperation.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Home-style food made from fresh ingredients will be delivered to your home or office. I need a 48-hr notice in order to prepare for you, your family and friends or coworkers. At this time, I only offer dinner service.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I cater to the client's needs. There's no set menu. If you want something special, I will recreate it for you.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We are Bandit Burrito Catering. You throw the event; we'll be ready for the stampede! We will cater to your office parties, camping trips, corporate events, tailgates, graduations, birthday parties, reunions, pool parties, school events or even weddings. You name it, and we will find a way.

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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   About Us   We specialize in catering services for businesses, parties, showers, receptions, graduations, and much more. We have over 20 years of experience. Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

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We offer private chef services as well as catering. Fifteen years of culinary experience means you will get the best! We are willing to take on any jobs; nothing is too big or too small. Please inquire for more details.

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We proudly offer catering services for your personal or business needs. Our catering services range from the most elegant affair to a business luncheon or a picnic at the park. We will meet your event needs by exploring options and ideas with you. You will find our catering staff to be professional, pleasant and quick to meet your needs!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide a variety of services and venues, including the following: * Bartending * Catering * Housecleaning/organizing * Industrial cleaning * Therauputic massages

About

We are two cousins who love to cook, and would be happy to provide for your catering needs. No job is too large or too small. We do weddings, birthdays, parties, and showers. You name it, and we can provide for it. We work with your menu and your budget. We do all set up and tear down. We bag up all leftovers for the client to take with them after the event.

  • 28 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We cater to our customers satisfaction. We serve authentic Asian Cuisines. "Taste" and "appearance" are very important and that's what makes stand out.

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