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Evansville Caterers

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  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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With the amount of skill, organization, and love put into each event our service is one of a kind

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We are a full-service catering company offering all types of food for any budget! Owners, Jeana West and Samantha Ellison, have over 50 years of combined experience in this industry. Visit our Facebook page at 2BeezCatering.

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We offer small to mid-sized events catered to your site. Over 35 years of experience with food and beverage service. We are specializing in small events. Fresh is best is our theory.

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We provide full-service, upscale catering from 5- 5000 people. Leave the food to us! We plan and deliver everything you need to impress anybody.

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M&M Creations offers full-service catering. My wife and I began cooking for family, friends, and our church dinners. Our son, Chef Matthew graduated from Vincennes University with an A.S. degree in Culinary Arts. We look forward to serving you for your next catering event!

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Chef Reese Catering is respected as one of the top caterers in KY. We provide excellence in cuisine, service and event experience that our clients deserve. Our history of handling all types of catering in KY means that you can rely upon us for any need. Not only are we called upon for some of the most coveted corporate events in town, but we are also one of the top wedding caterers in KY as well. Our business offers the following: * Your own personal chef, home meal service * Private dinner parties with a variety of services * Intimate meals for two

  • 4 years in business
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I can work with any budget any party size and do contempary cuisine

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I plan or assist in planning events that excite folks. I am providing delicious foods, from snacks to a several course dinners. My family could tell you how talented I am at feeding a crowd and entertaining them!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Planning a special dinner for your friends or loved ones? Hosting a party and need someone to create and prepare a menu? Searching for someone to come to your home and prepare you meals for the week? Look no further, I am an experienced chef for your services. I fell in love with cooking very young , learning with my grandma as her little sous chef standing on step tool observing carefully . My passion have led me to a cooking career and satisfying people with my home style brasilian cooking skills. I'm personable, professional and feel confident that I could assist you on hosting a great party! Looking foward to cook for you!

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We serve Southern BBQ smoked slow with all wood. Popular choices include pulled pork, dry rubbed baby back ribs, and chicken. A full menu is available including sides. The favorite side is creek fried potatoes. Catered or vended, you won't be disappointed.

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We are a full-service restaurant and beverage service specializing in upscale casual dining, plus a full-service catering operation featuring a broad spectrum of international cuisines focused into a unique American theme and presentation.

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We specialize in buffets, hot appetizers, ice sculptures, gourmet ford, set down meals, table-side cooking, etc. We also provide wedding cakes, cooking food, seafood, BBQ and gourmet garnishing.

  • 5 years in business
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We can do just about anything you could want. We are professional in every way, and our pricing is competitive. You will love what we have to offer you!

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We cater to all your event needs. Servers are available. We specialize in event planning and catering to our clients' needs.

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I cater to clients and their needs for special events, setup and cleanup afterwards. I can prepare a variety of menus that you can choose from. I have good rates.

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I am a caterer for events of all types. I am professionally trained and a graduate from Sullivan University. I am one decision you won't regret.

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We are a full-service restaurant and offer everything from wedding cakes to entirely catered meals. In-house, we offer a large variety of entries and specialty sandwiches.

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I work on gourmet cupcakes, soups, bread, and small-scale "dropoff" catering. E-mail me for menu and information.

  • 8 years in business
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We offer corporate catering for business meetings and small events. We provide a hassle-free service, from set up to clean up. We offer fusion and international cuisines.

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If you are looking for a catering service that is top-of-the-line and an experience that will leave you totally satisfied, then give us (and the services we provide) a shot. Team Service USA is an up and coming food and beverage company that is expanding into the catering side of food providers. We have been in the food service for 5 years now. We currently run the kitchens at Ivy Tech Community College, Mesker Park Zoo and Helfrich Golf Course; we provide breakfast and lunch at these locations. We can provide any type of food that is necessary for any event. Our prices range anywhere from as little as $5 a person, and we can take it as high as needed according to what a client needs. We can also staff the event and serve customers or drop off the food and pick up the dishes when the event is over. We are also capable of providing alcohol for an event if needed. We have employees on staff who have liquor permits as required by law.

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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