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  • 23 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy P.
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Chrystal and Katara interacted so well with our guests of all ages. They were professional, yet fun. Mr. DJ provides great service at an incredible value. We will hire again!

Victoria's Catering
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Julie V.
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Ordering process was very simple, smooth. Communication with Victoria's catering was fabulous, very professional. Food was top notch. Will definately use them again. Food arrived on time. Catered an event for 55 people, breakfast items, food couldn't have been better. Will use again!

Chef It Up
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Brian M.
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Chef Casey was great. He came out and prepared a 4 course meal for me and my family for fathers day. It is 5 star quality. I would recommend him to anyone. He prepares and cooks the food and then cleans up afterwards, absolutely ZERO work for you. Give him a try, I promise you will not have a bad experience.

Sweet Rosemary Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
John H.
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Sweet Rosemary Catering provided breakfast and lunch for approximately 40 LGE employees on Feb. 7th & 8th, 2017. The first day lunch included smothered chicken breasts w/mashed potatoes and salad. The chicken breasts were HUGE and very well prepared. The second day lunch included a taco bar w/all the fixings that included beef and chicken. Your choice of taco bowls or soft shells. All ingredients were fresh and well presented. Breakfast included muffins, fruit and beverages. I would recommend this company and looking forward to having dinner served to my family and friends. Karan Kapp is a wonderful host and her staff is very professional.

A and A Catering Service
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Erin H.
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catered small party for 20 in my home.

Cox Catering & Concessions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Curtis G.
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I have eaten from Cox Concessions on many occasions. The food is always hot and very good. Very good value also. Highly recommended.

Mercato Italiano
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Daniel S.
Verified review

I was in town for a basketball tournament and they catered a pasta dinner for 45 people. I could not have asked for better service or quality of food. Thank you for the superb service.

Marvins
2.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I do catering for all occasions, including weddings, fine dining, holiday parties, barbecues and all party events. I also offer private chef services. 30 Years of experience Serv safe Certified

  • 23 years in business
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We have a beautiful venue located on the banks of the Kentucky River. We are Frankfort's hidden secret. We are also a full catering service.

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We cook the best smoked BBQ is the Louisville area. We have ribs, pulled pork, grilled chicken wings, slushes, hot links, chili dogs, ice cream, and many others. We offer catering and bulk ordering.

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We serve home-cooked meal to people like you! We do weddings, corporate events, boxed lunch, and anything you need!

  • 5 years in business
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If you can dream it, I can create it. Whether it's your great grandmother's secret recipe or something you have always wanted to try I am willing to make whatever your heart desires. After all, it is your day and you should have everything you want, including food!

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We offer off-premise catering with a flair. Discover the great taste of Serendipity.

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My overwhelming love for people and food makes this not just my business but my air! It's my goal to provide excellent food, friendly service and smiles on everyone's faces!

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Whether it be a backyard barbecue party or your wedding or if you are having a surprise birthday party, we can make you happy.

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I am a chef and enjoy working with food and with people. My goal as a caterer is to exceed my customers' expectations and create a successful event.

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Ive learned a lot of what I know about what a customer wants from working with the best of the best all the time. Weve been in business since 96 and love what we do. Its all I do. We use to work for Brown And Williamson before they left Louisville and they used nothing but the best of everything. They also taught me how to treat my staff as well to keep them happy. I have fed hundreds of entertainers all types of rappers like , Ice Cube, Dmx other groups like Prince Joe Cocker, Najee Jonathan Butler , Hose egliseano and soo many more. We aim to please and every price is negotiable.

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We are a full-service catering facility with on- and off-site availability. We offer a wide variety of menus and will customize any menu.

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We provide catering with our award-winning food that are so good. You'll smack your momma! We do indoor and outdoor by food trucks, carts and grills!

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We offer full-service catering for office parties, private parties, corporate events, weddings, and receptions. We are a preferred caterer for many of the Louisville area's venues. We have catered from in-home parties to most recently the Governor of Indiana.

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I offer wedding cakes, catering, and other wedding helping plans. I can sit with you and your fiancee and help you with picking out cakes, designs, planning, and decorating and lots of other helpful tips.

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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