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Artisan Foodworks
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lila P.
Verified review

Chef Alexa is one of the most creative chefs I have experienced. The dishes she prepares are absolutely delicious and can be a fusion of several styles of cooking. The presentation is beautiful and artistically pleasing. I only wish I had more occasions to call upon Artisan Foodworks for their catering.

A Chef In Thyme
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 35 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!

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.

Crossroads Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Christina M.
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Working with Crossroads Catering is always a flawless and delicious experience. The staff is fantastic and always professional. The attention to detail is impressive. Guests are always giving them high praise. Chef Seiji is not only extremely talented but easy to work with. I'm so happy to have found them! Highly recommend!!

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

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

The Flame Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Angela C.
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    I am an Event Planner and have had the pleasure of working with Chef B and his team on multiple occasions. The Flame Catering provides EXCELLENT service and I highly recommend.

    Jug's Catering
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Blair E.
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      Like St. Elmos, Jugs is a Indianapolis a must to experience. Their chicken is Fried to perfection and of course their famous apple butter biscuits are the best in the whole world

      About

      At the mere age of 5 I would get "grounded" from the kitchen. At 29 years old, my sincere passion for food and making people smile is so ingrained in my soul.

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      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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      • 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 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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      We pride ourselves on delivering 3 things: Premier Catering, Exceptional Venues, and Exceptional Service. Whether you are looking for breakfast buffets, food for luncheons, summits or even employee training classes we can customize everything to buffets, box lunches, conference dinners or even our exemplary culinary packages for your parties. Pipers is your go-to choice for full-service catering at our venue or yours. We want to make sure we bring the level of excellence that we share with our guests at Pipers at the Marott to your business, indoor or outdoor venue. Feel free to contact one of our event specialist to customize your menu to your needs. Planning an event can be a challenge. It takes many hours, strong skill sets and attention to detail. We'll work to tailor our menu to your liking, and deliver our signature service to ensure that your event is THE event.

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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.

      • 2 years in business
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      Specializing in gourmet catering, offering a wide variety of dishes. Also have private bartending and wedding cakes services available. We enjoy using food and drinks to help make your event memorable.

      • 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
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      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!

      • 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. Like is not the right word,,,,,, I thrive on making food look the best it can be, keeping in mind, that were exceeding each guest's expectation

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      Mom and me Catering is a family-owned business that is committed to making homemade, from-scratch favorites with a twist. Our chef graduated from Ivy Tech Culinary School.

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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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      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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