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Hamburg Bar Caterers

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  • 16 years in business
Linda T.
Verified review

Yolanda prepared our food for over a month while I was recovering from having knee surgery. A huge thanks goes out to Blackpearl catering service for a job will done. The food was awesome. Again thanks for being there when I needed your help.

Cynful Smokers BBQ
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Traci R.
    Verified review

    Cynful Smokers BBQ catered my wedding rehearsal dinner and the food and service were both outstanding! The planning process was easy and enjoyable and I would definitely recommend their services to anyone currently planning an event big or small!

    PEACEFUL PALATE
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Nick E.
      Verified review

      I had a wonderful experience with with Peaceful Palate. Easy planning, great food, and good pricing. I would highly suggest using them for any catering needs.

      Henn House BBQ
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 4 years in business
      Heather P.
      Verified review

      Having an event like awedding reception or a party? Looking for AMAZING food & service? Look no further! Let Henn House BBQ cater your event. They catered our wedding reception with 250 guests with ease. Let Phil & Johanna, and Scott too, take care of the food so you can relax and enjoy your party. All of our guests raved about their food. And to this day, I'm still hearing about how amazing all the food was at our party! Their brisket was the crowd favorite! I want to have another party just so we can have Henn House BBQ cater it!

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      I offer the following services: * Floral designing * Cake decorating * Professional clown entertainment * Catering and decorating * Face painting * Caricature drawings, etc.

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      Whether a wedding, bridal shower, corporate meeting, birthday party, or family get-together, Chick-fil-A will take care of you and your guests! We offer affordable catering for pick up or delivery. No event is too big or too small! Call our catering director to help you plan your menu!

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      We do all your favorites, from handmade Greek meatballs to individually rolled authentic enchiladas. Whether you're looking for simple snacks or a full meal, let our specialists help make your event hassle-free!

      • 2 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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      Being Servsafe Certified let's potential customers know that they can rest assure knowing that those responsible for the food,have been adequately trained in the safe handling, preparation and storage of food. Providing customers with a unique catering experience seals the deal.

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      I provide full catering services. I will do the setup, decoration and cleanup after the event. I also provide vendoring services for inside and outside summer events. No party is too large for me to handle. I also have a happy, fun and talented staff to assist to your every need!

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      We do fine dine in, specialty on catering to any occasion, special events such as family reunion to personal birthday and rehearsal dinner to wedding banquets. We also provide private chef services.

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      I am a full-service catering business for small up to 250 people for weddings, graduation parties and baby showers, from intimate to extravagant.

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      We can do it all! From children's birthday parties, dessert tastings, private household services, and other get-togethers, let Classic Catering Services help make your event perfect.

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      We offer team building and leadership training. We can travel to your location, or you can come to ours. We also have an indoor facility that can seat up to 500 guests with a full bar. We offer: * Catering services with several different menus to choose from * Entertainment * Interactive games * Inflatables and much more We have the perfect location to have your company party or event at.

      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.
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