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Noblesville Holiday Party Caterers

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The Salty Fork
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa J.
Verified review

Lindsey and The Salty Fork brought and prepared the most amazing holiday fare to our family and friends Christmas party. The preparation was so thorough and the gourmet sliders, especially, were the best. All of our guests were raving. Delicious!

A Chef In Thyme
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan T.
Verified review

Our event was a sit-down dinner party for 20 guests. Chef Julie was amazing from our very first phone call. She assisted with picking out the menu, taking our very rough ideas and creating an awesome experience. Chef created an "experience" far beyond just the taste of the food. She is able to provide as much or as little as you want in terms of china, dinnerware, linens...and she didn't leave until all dishes were clean. Usually, we spend all of the next day cleaning and she took care of everything that night! With her decades of experience, her menu options are unlimited. We gave a very high level (and uniformed) theme. Then, she talked us through options covering everything piece of the meal. She improved on every idea we had. For example, our guests always enjoy having shrimp cocktail with spicy horseradish. She took that concept and created 3 different shrimp appetizers, one classic and two others marinated to match the theme of the main dishes. These tiny details were amazing. Thanks so much for making this a great night!!

RTBChefs
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Curtis F.
Verified review

We had him cater our wedding reception a few years ago. Not only was he part of the wedding party, but he also fed us some of the best food I've ever had all with a smile on his face. Couldn't have asked for more on our big day. Five star minimum!

GauchFire LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Davd N.
    Verified review

    Catered my son's graduation party. The food was outstanding. Everyone there complimented the food and asked who the caterer was. We highly recommend. I am looking forward to visiting his food truck soon!

    Catering and Cakes by Julie
    4.9
    from 10 reviews
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Tobi H.
    Verified review

    Food was yummy. Julie was professional. Unfortunately, the weather was poor and she arrived late, but she traveled a long way and our party was still wonderful.

    Chef Tia's Divine Creations
    5.0
    from 9 reviews
    • 9 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Julie S.
    Verified review

    Chef Tia catered my husband's birthday party. She did a fantastic job. She was easy to work with, prompt, and the food was delicious. I would recommend Chef Tia to anyone, and I will use her again if the need arises.

    The Corner Cook Catering
    5.0
    from 9 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Megan P.
    Verified review

    Christine catered our outdoor summer wedding! She met with us several times before the event to ensure the menu had not only our favorite foods, but foods that all of our guests would enjoy! She engaged us in an ongoing discussion of various tastes and treats to make sure our food really stunned our guests! Day of event, she went above and beyond to deliver a beautiful and delicious presentation. I have also attended many parties after our wedding that Christine has catered and each event I get to taste new and wonderful concoctions of hers! I would recommend her for every event from a birthday party to wedding and beyond!

    Voyles Catering
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Lorri E.
    Verified review

    We always have Voyles Catering cater our company Christmas party. AMAZING food and they are such a pleasure to work with. The Mac-N-Cheese and Turkey...OMG! I cannot say enough good things about them. I've used them for private events as well and even though I'm a hard person to please, they nail it everytime!

    • 13 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Destiney E.
    Verified review

    Anthony catered and bartended a Bachelor Party for my husband and I. My husband and I are childhood best friends of the groom so this party had to be special! I'll put it this way thanks to Anthony's wonderful food (chicken nachos and beef sliders) and amazing drinks, our party will go down in history! He had an awesome personality and fit right in with the crowd! He was professional and took his craft seriously! I would recommend Anthony for any occasion!

    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Susan J.
    Verified review

    Had to find a caterer quickly because I had to change plans for a 50th birthday party. I was quickly paired with a caterer through thumbtack and everything went smoothly. I would definitely do it again!

    Quality Ingredients Cooking
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Brandi N.
    Verified review

    I have used Quality Ingredients for both personal and professional needs. I am an event planner and Quality Ingredients has come to the rescue for everything from items needed for a dessert buffet to partnering with me to design a beautiful wedding complete with a custom menu! The owner is always professional, on time, and works well under pressure. Above all else the food from Quality Ingredients is AMAZING!!! I have tasted everything from vegan cuisine to baked goods and I am never disappointed! The cake pops are a favorite not only with my clients, but my children request them for every birthday and holiday.

    Angeleigh's Catering
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Mary M.
    Verified review

    Angeleigh's catered my son's graduation party. We had a Hawaiian theme & she prepared delicious food. She was very helpful in deciding what to have, and very kind and easy to work with. I was never worried how things would turn out-which was great so I could enjoy the day! She brought everything needed & it all looked wonderful & tasted delicious! Many friends commented how tasty everything was-& it wasn't your run of the mill graduation party food. I was so thankful for her on a busy day to know that the food was handled & I knew it would be awesome! My guests especially loved the bacon wrapped pineapple & I loved the fluffy fruit dip! Thanks for making what could have been a stressful day one that I could enjoy!!

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

    Our adult birthday party (sit-down dinner) was a big success. And a great deal of the credit goes to Tracey. She was very easy to work with. I suggested an Italian buffet, specifically asking for a rigatoni dish and a fettuccine. She did them and they were delicious. Even though we had a buffet, she served our salads at our tables, as well as dessert. She cleared our dishes before serving the dessert, something I was unsure that she would do. Her price was much better than I expected, which was a big plus. She planned for generous servings. She put the leftovers in our containers and put them in the refrigerator. And one of the biggest pluses -- the kitchen was spotless when she left. I would not hesitate at all in recommending Tracey to others. Cheryl Zionsville

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

    Sully's had amazing hot dogs for my son's graduation party. The Chicago dogs were a huge hit. The Red Gold ketchup and spicy Huy Fong ketchup complemented the other hot dogs too. The root beer floats were awesome. A great choice!

    CCC Chef Chuck's Catering
    4.3
    from 6 reviews
    • 34 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Katherine H.
    Verified review

    Chef Chuck catered our daughter's first birthday party for a big crowd. The food was delicious and they were prompt and couteous. Will definitely use their services again if the need arises. Highly recommend! :)

    King's Catering
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Rhonda F.
    Verified review

    Sherry King catered our holiday luncheon and it was great! She was quick to setup and brought everything we needed, even utensils. There was plenty of food for everyone and it tasted great. The prices were very reasonable, in fact, the best I've seen in several years. I would recommend King's Catering to anyone looking to have an event catered.

    Chef Jenny Fox
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Kathleen O.
    Verified review

    She catered a holiday luncheon at our workplace.

    Hogg Wild BBQ Co.
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Sarah B.
    Verified review

    The owner/chef is very professional and friendly. Food is excellent. Definitely call for parties and event catering.

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

    Reese is a professional in everything she does. She is professional about her Work Quality, Responsivenesss, Value and Punctuality. Her food is absolutely delicious. She provided food and service for two parties for me. One of them was a wedding reception at my home and everyone I talked with praised the food and service. Reese took care to make sure my kitchen was clean and tidy when she left (which was HUGE!). Our planning meeting with Reese was a wonderful experience. She brings a large amount of food service knowledge with her and helped us think through things we wouldn’t have thought of on our own. She was always willing to answer any other questions I had at any time. Reese arrived when she said she would and was ready to get things set up. I never had to worry if my guests were being taken care of. Reese makes everthing she brings! You can’t beat that as far as value goes! Her love for what she does comes through in her cooking and service!! I would highly recommend Reese to cater an event. As a matter of fact, I have had several requests for her contact information from people who tasted her food at the wedding reception.

    The Monkey's Tale bar
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 32 years in business
    Claire B.
    Verified review

    The Monkey's Tale has a great staff, they give wonderful service and the atmosphere is the best in Broadripple. AND they are excellent at throwing private parties; birthdays, receptions, holiday affairs, etc. Their attention to detail is absolutely unsurpassed. The Monkey's Tale has access to all kinds of entertainment venues as well. Whether you're looking for A karaoke DJ or a 16 piece brass band, they can make it happen ! It's a great place to go and meet a group of really nice people. Both employee and customer alike. This year marks their 30 anniversary so that speaks for itself! Hope this has been helpful ! Check The Monkey's Tale out on your next visit to Broadripple. ?

    About

    I like that I get to meet so many people and share the history and origin of the food I prepare, as food is such a great connector. I like that when someone tastes what I have to offer and it can transport them back to a time or place of happy memories with firends and loved ones. Its a great honor to have that kind of impact on someones life - to savor the taste and relive a memory.

    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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