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Indianapolis Thanksgiving Caterers

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Artisan Foodworks
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeramiah C.
Verified review

Chef Alexa and her team of experienced professionals were awesome. The quality of the food was second to none, at the best price around. I did not want heat and serve food that other caterers were quoting. I wanted REAL farm to table food and that is exactly what I got. My guests were raving about the food and wanted to know who catered my event so they could book them for their next event! They even have a food truck!

The Salty Fork
4.7
from 45 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Amy B.
Verified review

We had a catered wedding reception for 15-20 people (including 5 children ages 6-11 years old). Lindsey was wonderful to work with. She was very easy to communicate with as we worked out the details of the menu, etc. Her upbeat personality and professionalism (and energy!) made our gathering seem effortless. We had a casual / picnic style menu and the food Lindsey provided was very good. She set up, served and cleaned up like a pro and I was able to enjoy the reception as a guest instead of as a hostess-yay! I would definitely recommend The Salty Fork!

A Chef In Thyme
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Carol B.
Verified review

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

Tracey Couillard
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley L.
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She is very personable and flexible with any menu and timeline. I have attended a few events that she catered and the food was to die for!! From catered fine dining to backyard event style, Tracey does not disappoint. We had an outdoor BBQ that Tracey catered. Smoked pork was AMAZING! Jalapeño cornbread was AMAZING!! And the pasta salad was just as good. Saved me so much time in prep and clean up and allowed me to host. Very worth the cost!!

Divine Family BBQ
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

Very good food!!!!! 5 stars!!

Hogg Wild BBQ Co.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Sarah B.
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The owner/chef is very professional and friendly. Food is excellent. Definitely call for parties and event catering.

Elegant Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Adam N Misty J.
Verified review

Elegant Catering did an amazing job with our wedding reception. We decided to go with a gourmet burger bar! The burgers were delicious & the sides that we requested were presented beautifully, as well as tasting awesome. We are so pleased that our family and guests went on and on about Brian & how delicious everything was! Thank you for making our wedding day meal the best!

  • 20 years in business
Stephany F.
Verified review

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.

Carla Cleary
5.0
from 1 review
    Marla C.
    Verified review

    Carla is amazing! She catered our rehearsal dinner and it was the best dinner out of the whole weekend! She is kind, talented and genuine. I recommend her services to everyone!

    • 6 years in business
    About

    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 catering for small to large events. We provide cooking and dinner party cooking classes in your home or in my kitchen, for children or adult. We offer pick-up catering or cater in our space or yours. Specialties include deep dish quiche, pastries and Cakes, and fresh approach to food with custom menus.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    We have an extensive background in all aspects of hospitality, from plated meals to buffets, from 5 people to 5000. We have the knowledge and the experience to exceed our client's expectation.

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    I come to you, making special occasions extra special. From making a simple dessert to creating a multicourse masterpiece, I can take care of all of your catered dinner needs.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    Use Knox Event Services for your day-to-day meals or for special events. We offer catering or beverage service. Please call or email us for assistance with catering your special occasion or SuperBowl party.

    • 2 years in business
    About

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

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    • 10 years in business
    About

    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.

    About

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

    About

    Two local chefs crossed paths one day and found themselves pondering how to take over the catering world. Not able to take over the world just yet, they decided to dedicate their powers to expressing their culinary expertise to the great city of Indianapolis and surrounding suburbs. From their mind meld, we have Ville de Lune Catering & Chef Services. Ville de Lune specializes in Super Bowl parties, private parties, weddings, corporate events, pharma lunches, graduations, holiday events, social gatherings, celebrations, dinner parties, intimate cooking lessons, and any other event where good food is required. Our two classically-trained chefs will tailor a menu to your wishes and budget. From basic buffet style to elegant server presented dishes, we offer the full range of culinary needs and styles. Call us for your free consultation.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I provide healthy, fast, easy meals to reheat, cost-effective, and many recipes and entrees to choose from. I am willing to deliver every day of the week.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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