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Shelbyville School 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.
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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
Mary L.
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I hired Lindsey Imel to cater a surprise birthday party for my adult son and husband in my home. The experience was better than I anticipated. We began working on this project a few months out, mostly because I'm a "planner". The event was an open house from 4-7 and I wanted hardier appetizer type foods. Lindsey has a great slate of menu options, I found it hard to keep my selections limited to a specific number. She followed up with me a few weeks out, as well as a few days before the event to make sure everything was going as planned. She basically took over my kitchen, created a wonderful menu of tasty food choices, and allowed me to be a guest at my own party. It was a perfect solution for me. I have not hired a caterer before, much less let someone take over my kitchen. Food was very good, and Lindsey is super easy to work with. I received compliments from many guests, wanting to know how I found her and could they have her information. I would highly recommend Lindsey, and when I have another in home party, she's my first call!

A Chef In Thyme
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Melanie P.
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A Chef in Thyme catering was outstanding! Julie was a dream to work with and incredibly personable. She was able to meet my last minute request (1 week before event) and made it all seem so easy! Julie’s quote was reasonable—the quality of service and food exceeded my expectations. Julie was always prompt with responses whether through text, phone call, or Thumbtack messages. She was also on time for all meetings and delivery. Julie catered my family reunion evening dinner for about 70 people. On the menu was: lemon pepper chicken, bacon wrapped pork loin, rice pilaf, fresh salad, corn on the cob street corn and vegetable ragout. There was plenty of food and everyone made sure to comment on how satisfied they were with the taste and quality. Even the picky eaters were satisfied! Julie delivered the buffet meal and took care of all the setup and cleanup. Setup included linens for the buffet table, the appropriate food service warming trays, utensils, plates, and a beverage station (non-alcoholic). She and her assistant also stayed for the duration of the event (3 hours) to refresh food as needed and clean up afterwards. The kitchen was spotless and any extra food was wrapped up and appropriately stored. Julie has set the bar very high for catering quality and affordability. I would absolutely hire A Chef in Thyme Catering again!

Tracey Couillard
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Dianne W.
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We attended a wedding Tracey catered and the food was some of the best we have had. Her personal touch on all the recipes were perfect. Her style is classic and unique at the same time. Her New England style is to die for!

Divine Family BBQ
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly R.
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He was a pleasure to do buisness with. He made the best pulled pork BBQ Nancho's He came to my home and smoked the pork and it took about 8-10 hours. He is a very caring person and he made sure that we where fully sastified with our Food. The quality was outstanding and he puts alot of hours into smoking for the best quality. Only thing maybe he could advertise more. Keep up the good work LOOK forward to eating other foods of yours.. Thanks

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

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We provide cakes or cupcakes for birthdays, weddings or work promotions. We can also provide full-service catering for any type of event.

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No event is too small or too large for Hornaday's Catering. Corporate Events. Weddings. Special Occasions. Private Chef. Cooking Classes. Drop Off Services. We do it all! Let us cater your next event!

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

  • 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.

  • 6 years in business
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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.

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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We are well known for our fried chicken. We can accommodate small groups or large groups as well, including weddings, company outings, or any special event. We also do ham, turkey and roast beef for catering events. Give us a call, and let us cater to your needs for your special event.

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

  • 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.

  • 4 years in business
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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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Full alcohol bar catering licensed full of energy it's my second act with lots of Southern Charm

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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 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.

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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