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New Castle Caterers

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Sunshine Catering
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
William P.
Verified review

Outstanding service, awesome and delicious food delivered to us on time for Thanksgiving. Pam, the owner of Sunshine was a pleasure to work with, very responsive to our inquiries and she put together a delicious menu for our meal. The Bacon Bombs and Rum cake were a pleasant surprise, delicious and moist. I'd recommend Sunshine Catering to do your next event and would use them again.

Sullys Famous Hot Dogs
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Matt S.
Verified review

I've worked with Erica for the past 2 years at our annual Flea Market. The Woodruff Place Flea Market is a two day event and Sully's has been a welcome addition to our food options. Erica has been very nice and easy to work with. I've found her to be professional and timely. And the food ain't bad either! Thanks so much for being a part of our neighborhood event!

Tracey Couillard
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley L.
Verified review

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!!

Soul City Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Christy W.
Verified review

Ramona is amazing! Food was wonderful and she exceeded my expectations! I will definitely continue using her!!

Get Fed by Reese
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Krista G.
Verified review

I highly recommend the catering service "Get Fed by Reese". Reese provides an excellent presentation, delicious, and flavorful foods that complement each other. She has catered several bridal showers, weddings, and graduation parties for me as well as for several of my friends. She is professional, organized, has great ideas, and works on a personal level. I could not have made it through the weddings and showers without her! She was absolutely awesome! She provided everything I asked of her and then some. She is delightful to work with and her food is amazing. I will definitely use this catering service again. Thank you Reese!

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!

    • 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.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    Hello Im Chef Taubah, I love food and love sharing my passion with others to bring full flavor to your event. I graduated from The Chefs Academy in 2012 with my Associates of Science in Culinary Arts. I specalize in French Classical Cusine but am skilled in American fine dining, American casual, and more. I have 5 years of experience working in the culinary feild and currently work in the heart of downtown Indy at the amazing restaurant Spoke and Steele. I have decided to step out with my dream of catering and am beginning my buisiness now. I am flexable with my prices and in most cases will adjust to your needs. I am honest and open and am very creative. I love to build flavors, and am also open to your ideas because this is your special event. So if you want to change it up or have an idea in mind I'm the woman for you. I cater to banquet or plated events and will also do vending. Along with catering special events, large or small, I have meal-planning options for your convenience and satisfaction. I am available for classes, private events and anything else you may need. So give me a call or email so we can work together to get the best results possible!

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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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    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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    I provide the following services: * Cooking Demonstrations * Catering Events * Meals for Families I specialize in Cajun Créole food, Italian cuisine, American food, and I'm great with soups and sauces.

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    Each event is tailored to your needs. We provide different packages, which covers the needs of everyone.

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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.

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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 are located in Indianapolis, IN, specializing in buffet-style catering with gourmet, comfort and soul food for your small events. We are available for luncheons, birthday parties, holiday events and more!

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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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    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 cater, and we cook soul food, grilled BBQ, and bake cakes and peach cobbler/ We like some special order if we can.

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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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    I provide personal chef, catering, and pastry chef services . I specialize in wedding cakes and 3D cakes.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need Catering Services on January 25, 2014

    Dayton, OH

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian
    • Head count
    • Details
      It is a sweet 16; Hollywood theme.

    Need a Formal American Catering Service

    Indianapolis, IN

    • Type of catering needed
      Plated meal
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - formal
    • Number of guests
      80-100
    • Additional Service(s)
      No additional service
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