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Beech Grove Caterers

Browse these catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Beech Grove.

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Artisan Foodworks
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lila P.
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Chef Alexa is one of the most creative chefs I have experienced. The dishes she prepares are absolutely delicious and can be a fusion of several styles of cooking. The presentation is beautiful and artistically pleasing. I only wish I had more occasions to call upon Artisan Foodworks for their catering.

A Chef In Thyme
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Carol B.
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Excellent food quality. Great organization. Fast turn around between reqest and response. Guests loved everything! I would use this catering service 100% of the time. Carol Bogar

Divine Family BBQ
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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Very good food!!!!! 5 stars!!

  • 20 years in business
Stephany F.
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Venture Beyond Catering & Events went above and beyond to make sure our event was memorable. The staff was extremely personable, the food was AMAZING, and the price was perfect. I would definitely recommend Venture Beyond Catering & Events to anyone looking for quality service, quality food, and pricing that beats all other competitors.

Jug's Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Blair E.
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    Like St. Elmos, Jugs is a Indianapolis a must to experience. Their chicken is Fried to perfection and of course their famous apple butter biscuits are the best in the whole world

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    We offer professional cooking and catering or food event instructional service. Call to have a personal consultation of desired menu possibilities for any home event or professional setting. Lessons on food preparation and technique, emphasized with total catering packages are provided. We offer any cuisine in any setting.

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    We bring the catering to you. Anything from 10 to a 1,000 guests, let us work with you. You can choose from over 50 restaurant choices.

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    At Alata Taste Caterers, we cater to your needs; no function is too big or small. We are chefs that do it all, from appetizers to desert. Need help planning your event? We will help you.

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    We are a full catering and vending machine service.

    • 2 years in business
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    Specializing in gourmet catering, offering a wide variety of dishes. Also have private bartending and wedding cakes services available.

    • 6 years in business
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    My cafe is open daily, and I also offer catering of homemade (with love) foods for 5 to 500 people. I love putting a smile on people's faces and bellies. I am open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

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    We offer delicious food and adorable prices. We accommodate any finicky palate. We specialize in American, Asian, Southern and microgastronomy.

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    We pride ourselves on delivering 3 things: Premier Catering, Exceptional Venues, and Exceptional Service. Whether you are looking for breakfast buffets, food for luncheons, summits or even employee training classes we can customize everything to buffets, box lunches, conference dinners or even our exemplary culinary packages for your parties. Pipers is your go-to choice for full-service catering at our venue or yours. We want to make sure we bring the level of excellence that we share with our guests at Pipers at the Marott to your business, indoor or outdoor venue. Feel free to contact one of our event specialist to customize your menu to your needs.

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    I cook and cater, and I'm dependable and on time. I work in a very clean area. I am a people person. I love to cook, and I take pride in what I do. I do it right or I don't do it at all.

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    I am a local entrepreneur and seasoned culinary professional, providing small catering, private dinner parties, cooking lessons and holiday parties.

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    Full alcohol bar catering licensed full of energy it's my second act with lots of Southern Charm

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    We are Indianapolis' premier catering and event facilities company! We have 30 years of providing the best food and the best service to our city!

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    We pride ourselves in great BBQ and exceptional service. We can feed 10-10,000 people and have a self-sufficient truck if needed for full service events. Let us help make your business meeting, party or wedding famous!

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    For every event theme, packages are created whereas potential clients can either take home these creative packages or give them to their guests.

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    After 15 successful years of assisting with catered events and hog roasts, the lovely woman I worked beside lost her battle with cancer. I began work in the home health aide field, while I loved my clients, my true love is catering. My love for cooking delicious food, paired with a love for people and the excitment of being a part of someone's special day, makes the art of catering my calling. I offer a vast menu, with different styles, as a happy customer is my priority. You will be given the option of how involved in the meal planning you are, from planning every detail, or giving general idea and allowing us to create the menu. Either way, there are sampling options, and satisfaction guaranteed. Very competetive rates, We look forward to being a part of your next event!

    • 10 years in business
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    We are a full-service restaurant that also caters. DC's has an extensive catering menu that can be tailored to any budget and delivered hot and fresh to the greater Indianapolis area. We can take care of everything for your event so that all you have to do is show up and party! DC's has a semi-private mezzanine that can accommodate more than 50 guests. Flat screen TV's on every wall and plenty of room to party! Private food and drink services are also available.

    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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