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Somerville Buffet Caterers

Browse these buffet caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Somerville.

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Jen Royle: Dare To Taste
4.9
from 92 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Moira I.
Verified review

Jen Royle recently catered a bereavement buffet brunch for our family. From our very first conversation, I knew I had found the right person for the event. The food she prepared was delicious and the presentation was perfect. Working with Jen was such a pleasure. She was so thoughtful and supportive given the sadness of the occasion. She took any worries about the brunch right out of our hands. She was there for us during a tough time and we look forward to having her back for a happier event at some point in the future.

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Sara's Cooking
4.8
from 73 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Linda R.
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Sara , Daniel and Richard came into our home and we turned our kitchen over to them. By the end of the evening party, they felt like family to us! The food was amazing and the presentation was visually beautiful! Our guests sent us notes afterwards praising the food and caterers!! They were GREAT!!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pamela S.
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Chris performed a superb post prom party service for us: for 30 kids, in the late evening he provided a hot and cold buffet from 10.30pm until 1am and returned at 6.30am to provide a superb cooked breakfast for the same group, through to 9am. His food was excellent, well prepared, presented and served. He and his assistants were well organized and calm when dealing with change requests (an example being when the kids arrived hungry and 45 minutes early from the Prom, when Chris was still setting up, no problem). We would have no hesitation in recommending Chris for such events and others.

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  • 24 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Coryn D.
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Daniel catered my company's sales meeting. It was a two-day meeting with approximately 200 employees attending each day. Daniel provided a beautiful presentation of breakfast and lunch each day. He was there early to make sure everything was ready and served professionally. As the event coordinator, he made my job very easy. I didn't have to worry about whether food needed to be refreshed while employees went through the buffet line. Daniel made sure everything was seamless. The boxed lunches on day 2 were easy for everyone to grab before going to meetings and were fully packed! Daniel even went the extra mile and surprised us with personalized cookies that featured our company's logo. I could not have asked for better service and will be booking Daniel for future events.. whether work or personal!

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The Home Chef of NH
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Peter L.
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A fantastic five-course meal for me and my guests. Hosted in the chef's home, we were able to learn about each course, the ingredients and preparation. Crème brulee was outstanding and prepared at the table. In between courses, we examined some older kitchen implements in the chef's kitchen and enjoyed reminiscing about our mothers' and grandmothers' kitchens. Meat was cooked exactly to personal specifications and everything was delicious. This is an experience not to be missed!

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J&L Catering
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
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I recently worked with John for my daughters bridal shower, The entire experience was great. Meeting to discuss what my vision was for the shower and following through to make that vision a reality. I had told John I wanted a rustic country picnic but a little fancy. He put together a fabulous buffet of upscale mini sandwiches, a vegetable slaw and two salads. Everything absolutely delicious! His attention to detail I truly appreciated also. The presentation of every dish was lovely. First rate, I would highly recommend.

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Manda & Me
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kim L.
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I was staying in town for a bachelorette party and rented a beautiful condo in the Fenway area. I had a last minute idea of hosting breakfast for everyone and reached out to Thumbtack. Shamia was very responsive and willing to work with our budget. The breakfast was a huge success! Veggie frittata, banana brule cinnamon french toast (it was so thick and delicious), and waffles with strawberry compote, thick cut bacon, sausages, and breakfast potatoes, coffee, tea, and all of the fixings. It was yummy! The girls loved hanging in their pj's, sipping mimosas and likely saving money by having our breakfast catered rather than going out. Delicious and for a great value!

Hostess Catering
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen T.
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My company has used Hostess Catering for dinner 4 nights a week for over year. They are flexible, professional, creative and dependable. It's very hard to satisfy a large group every night with many different tastes, diets and eating habits. These ladies always come up with a fun menu every week that appeals to meat lovers and vegetarians. Hostess even catered our Holiday Party in December of 2014 and did all the planning from menus to table settings to waitstaff. They worked hard and I looked like a Super Star! These women do a knock out job and no job is too big for them to handle.

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William Ference Catering
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Marilyn C.
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We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a casual outdoor dinner buffet for 30 adults and 3 children. William listened to our preferences carefully and created a beautiful and delicious menu of passed hors d'oeuvres, chicken, fish, and vegetarian entrees, and a wonderful dessert table of fresh fruit, hazelnut cake and pistachio panna cotta. The food was wonderful! Many guests remarked about how good everything was. His serving team set up and served with style and charm and cleaned up beautifully. We highly recommend William and will use him again and again! He is a great communicator and chef.

  • 23 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia C.
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I used Lori's catering services for a small get together and birthday party for about 30 people. Since I was a novice at party giving, Lori was very good about checking in with me along the way and making suggestions about both the menu and the setup. We had more than enough food which had been a particular worry of mine since I could not picture amounts. The party was for noon on a Sunday and I elected to do sort of a blend between a brunch and a lunch. In particular, the strata, mango salad and berry fruit salad were the most popular and I found that the dressings, sauces and spreads that accompanied the food were what added to the uniqueness of the ham, rolls and other salads. Everything was tasty and fresh. The delivery person was on time and helpful with food placement as it was a buffet style. The dishes were all set to go on platters and we supplied the serving utensils and beverages. I would certainly recommend Lori for whatever occasion you might need these services.

Blonde on the Run Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Camilla (Mimi) B.
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Renee Scharoff is a world class chef with a client base that reflects this from both here and abroad. Renee has been our personal chef for a number of years having pursued a relationship with her after an event we attended where she catered. Her culinary repertoire is sophisticated, inventive and always savory. Importantly, this is coupled w/ a keen perception of individual tastes and health considerations. She is extremely talentd, reliable and flexible adapting to need: personal chef, dinner parties, holiday event deliveries or formal events. I can think of nothig that would not have her meet the highest of standards. We live in Brookline, Mass.

Malone Catering
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Julie S.
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Chef Malone and staff are awesome! Malone Catering catered our wedding on 9/28. We had a casual buffet style dinner. The guests RAVED about how good the food was! The quality of the food was exceptional! Chef Marty & staff were all very friendly, professional and attentive. We really couldn't have asked for anything more! We even have some friends and family who want to use Malone Catering for future events! Outstanding quality and service, you can't go wrong!

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  • 12 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shantanu K.
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Ben helped us out with operating the buffet table for a birthday party. He is very knowledgeable about kitchen stuff, and didn't need any guidance on what needed to be done. He was very punctual and also helped us to pack the leftovers. I highly recommend him for a party and would love to work with him again

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Joe R.
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I hired Deirdre to be a part of a wedding team for my client's backyard wedding. As a professional wedding planner with more than ten years planning weddings for a wide range of clients, I can tell you that the scenario we presented to Slavin in the Kitchen was one that would have sent most caterers running in the opposite direction - due to a series of mishaps out of our control, we were at a very late stage in the wedding planning process without a caterer or a plan for food. Deirdre and her team not only came through for us, but they provided multiple options for us to choose from and even patiently waited for my clients to make a decision - as a planner, this was a complete godsend, the last thing I want is to have clients who feel rushed, pressured and/or panicked. The day of the wedding, Deirdre set up a beautiful display for our clients and their guests to enjoy. She also ensure that every vendor was fed - something most caterers don't take the initiative to do. Her team was professional, the food was delicious and the presentation exceeded expectations. I'm keeping Deirdre's name at the top of my list for catering needs and look forward to working with her on future projects.

That's Tasty
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jacquelyn and Juergen B.
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Claudia Denelle of That's Tasty Catering was referred to us May 2015 by the Wedding Event Coorinator of Brockton's Fuller Craft Museum. We were more than pleased with the results. With only 3 months to prepare for our August wedding, Ms. Denelle and her husband Dave, met with us at her lovely Brockton home. They subsequently prepared a proposal for a delicious menu of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, entrees, desserts, and summer beverages for 120 guests. In the process we learned of Mr. and Mrs. Denelle's excellent qualifications, and local reputation. We found our confidence in her compay was not misplaced. Mr. and Mrs. Denelle were both personable, and professional in all our communication, and very responsive as we finalized and coordinated our plans with the Museum staff, ordering all our linens and dinnerware through her. We were very pleased with the quality of the dinner buffet and service, my mother and her friends especially loved the chicken bites with homemade marinara sauce! It was a pleasure working with the Denelles. We could not have done it without you, and we want you to know how much we appreciate your being a part of our special day. Again, we thank you and wish you well.

The Aipyn Catering
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Martha S.
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Shamia provided a delicious buffet for my son's wedding brunch for 15 people. She even took the time to transfer additional food onto her serving platters to make everything look just right. People loved the food, which included beef tenderloin with horseradish sauce, an arugula, goat cheese and pear salad, a roasted sweet potato and mango salad, two kinds of delicious frittatas (which the bride said were the best she had ever tasted), and potatoes au gratin. She also prepared a two-layer green-tea cake with buttercream and coconut frosting that was perfection. She brought a lovely server, Paula, with her to handle all the details of prepping, keeping things fresh, and cleaning up. We had mountains of leftovers, and everyone was delighted.

  • 16 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Superb food and convenient service for our holiday buffet. Next time would like to try the pizza!!

William Morin
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa F.
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Chef "billy " was amazing. I was very pleased as were my guests. The food was awesome and he presented everything beautifully. We had tons of leftovers and he could not have been more pleasant!

Events by BH
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl S.
Verified review

EBH has catered several office events for us, from a wonderful burrito bowl buffet, to a simple grilled cheese and tomato soup luncheon. Their food is delicious and plentiful! Lots of attention to detail - sending a pot to keep the soup warm! Delicious breads, salads, and desserts! Very easy to work with and accommodating for special requests!

Catering To You
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
John A.
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Cindy was very easy to communicate with when arranging for a bar-tender to serve drinks at our 60 person function. The bar-tender she provided was excellent and everything went perfectly - I'd definitely use Catering for You again.

MDB Hospitality LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret D.
Verified review

I had Michael and his staff at my house party. They all came at early to help set up the home for the party as in putting the buffet together putting out plate for appetizers, and setting up the bar. They clean after the party was done. I will make sure I tell my other friends about this company. THank you again for such a great time, I actually got to enjoy my company.

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