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Jen Royle: Dare To Taste
4.9
from 95 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brittany B.
Verified review

I was extremely fortunate to have Jen Royle host a private catering event for me at my home. I was so impressed with Jen and all her services. Not only did she help plan the perfect menu for me and my guests, but she was on time, executed everything impeccably, and was the ultimate professional. I personally wanted Jen to interact with my guests and she couldn't have been more fun, energetic, or passionate about her food and cooking experiences. It should go without saying that the food was outstanding but just incase you were wondering... it was amazing. I had no idea what type of finger foods would work together but Jen planned the perfect combinations from mini chicken & waffles to tomato soup & grilled cheese shooters to beautiful salads and crostini's. Thank you, Jen for your outstanding catering services and I truly look forward to using you for all my upcoming needs!

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Sara's Cooking
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kaveh M.
Verified review

Sara and her team provided fantastic catering services to a house party of forty people. Sara customized the menu and provided the right service and peace of mind to the host for the occasion. Guests gushed at the exquisite spread and food. Where so many caterers are high priced and rigid, Sara's courtesy, professionalism, flexibility, responsiveness and affordability back an art form.

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cody K.
Verified review

Excellent service and the food was outstanding. Chef Christo delivered our food right on time and everyone at our office holiday party was more than pleased with the quality. I would highly recommend this catering service for any event - large or small. Thanks for helping to make our event a great success. We will definitely be hiring Chef Christo again!!

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Roberta O.
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Daniel catered my daughter's graduation from high school/18th birthday. We have family members that are used to high end catering experiences. All were quite impressed. Daniel did a phenomenal job. The quality far exceeded expectations, the presentation was breathtaking. Daniel sat with my daughter and me to understand what we hoped to achieve and exceeded our expectations. I would use Daniel's catering services for both personal and work related functions and would recommend Daniel as caterer of choice.

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J&L Catering
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Gail C.
Verified review

I found J&L on the internet. Took a chance as I needed to find a catering company with 4 days notice. J&L was outstanding! They were very responsive, extremely friendly, detailed oriented, and delivered exactly what they promised! The food was delicious! I'm so happy that I found them.

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William Ference Catering
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Isha V.
Verified review

William and his team were excellent. I can't speak highly enough about them! All of my guests raved about the food, with good reason! He was responsive, open to my crazy ideas, and executed new and creative menu items flawlessly. The only thing I would suggest is to make sure bride & groom get to sample appetizers -- I was too nervous during our cocktail hour to take some and wish some were saved for me. But otherwise every single thing about working with William from start to finish was great and I would hire him again in a heartbeat!!

Hostess Catering
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Nana A.
Verified review

Really good catering company. Donna was very punctual and was so kid and willing to help in any way possible to make my event successful. I hear nothing but good things about her food and she is my catering choice from now on for all my events

SYB Event Planning
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Tom L.
Verified review

My husband and I hired S.Y.B Catering and Bar Services - a Division of S.Y.B Event Planning Services, for our wedding at the Waterworks Museum this past September and the entire staff, particularly Owner and our Day of Coordinator Soraya Y. Belgacem , were incredible to work with. We came to her not even a month before our date because our caterer we originally had backed out due to a death in the family. She met with us at the Waterworks, we chose her over another caterer because she was familiar with the venue, as it is not your typical lay out. She showed us her sample menu, listened to what we wanted and then gave us her opinion. She was even able to add table cloths, tables and chairs, to our order as the other caterer was handling that. Her staff, bartenders and catering team came in early, set up everything, decorated the tables. Everything looked AMAZING and we both were very happy. The food was also amazing, almost not your "typical" boring wedding foods. We wanted a social type of party, so we did lots of fun passed appetizers, chicken and waffle skewers, spinach and feta cigars, ahi tuna tar tar that they served on a spoon, mini Swedish meatballs, which came out on mini plates and mini forks (So cute!!) The food stations were also set up, very nicely. Since they specialize in Mediterranean, we did some fresh sea-foods, which were amazing and a Middle Eastern station, we never tasted Hummus like that before!! The bar service was great, amazing bartender, fun and happy. We did a custom cocktail - that was a pink and blue color, it tasted amazing. We even had champagne handed out as people walked in through the doors. Soraya handled everything to a T, we did not have to worry about anything. ALL of her staff were so professional and worked very hard! They even wrapped up some left overs for our after party! We can’t thank S.Y.B Event Planning Services and Soraya enough for helping to make our wedding day so wonderful!

  • 23 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher C.
Verified review

Lori Rizzo was a pleasure to work with from the first second of our conversation through many twists & turns in the catering job (including 3 changes of venue) up until the excellent food and service she provided at the event. This was for a large anniversary party of 300+. Lori helped us design a delicious and cost-effective menu, working with our budget but putting the satisfaction of the guests as a top priority as well. She provided excellent and plentiful appetizers and desserts for our guests. Through the various venue changes, we had to keep altering the menu, but she was always patient and solved every problem. She was very responsive via email and phone, and I was never for one moment worried that she wouldn't come through with excellent catering services. She had solutions to all of our various challenges in an unconventional space with last-minute changes. I would strongly recommend her to anyone and everyone.

Malone Catering
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Julie S.
Verified review

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!

Blonde on the Run Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Greta D.
Verified review

Renee helped with a one-off, custom catering event. She was professional, kind, flexible and realistic all at the same time. A real pleasure to work with and delivered thoughtful, quality communication and results all in a timely manor. Would love to work with Renee again in the future.

Happy Eats Catering
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie H.
Verified review

We had a large delivery of catered food. They worked hard, served it, were very pleasant and flexible.

Chef Michael Haigh
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Chef Michael was fantastic! He was extremely responsive and followed through on exactly what he promised- which was a fun, lively night of cooking for my mom’s birthday. He was easy to work with, created delicious and beautiful meals and was so accommodating to our group (which included a few kiddos). The night was perfect and one we’ll always remember- thank you Michael! (Photo of the beautiful pho below)

William Morin
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Anne C.
Verified review

Mr William Morin jr was hired for our daughters baby shower the event was outdoors. Grilled sausage hotdogs hamburgers salads fruits delicious deserts as well as baby shower cake. Everything was done professionally the quality of the foods and beverages was top value and outstanding .Chef skills impeccable. A new young face with open suggestions for food ideas, I highly recommend his services and plan to have Mr William Morin cater our new grandchild Christening Event. A+ Kindly Ann C. Of New Hampshire 2017

The Aipyn Catering
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jay A.
Verified review

Shamia is the definition of professional. Her food is top notch. Shamia delivers what she promises and so much more. Her attention to detail is amazing. I use her catering and cooking services exclusively and would recommend her to anyone looking for exceptional food, service and value!!!

  • 24 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Shawney L.
Verified review

Sam and his staff catered our nonprofit organization's annual Sandra K Russell Derby Day Benefit for MitoAction a few weeks ago and it was beyond amazing! Our attendees and staff cannot say enough great things about the Merrimack Event team. From start to finish, Sam was polite, attentive, and efficient. He worked with our budget and understood the complexity of the event. Sam went above and beyond to help decorate the event venue beautifully and of course, have his chef design an out of this world Southern Fare dinner menu to match our event's theme. Everyone was so pleased with the delicious food, and has told us out of the 8 years we have hosted this event - this one was truly the best. We cannot wait to use Simply Elegant Catering again next year! Thank you again Sam and team!

Infuse Catering Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Teddy S.
Verified review

Awesome catering service with great customer service experience. If any organizations or individual looking for a excellent catering service in the Massachusetts area please contact Infuse Catering.

  • 16 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
Verified review

Superb food and convenient service for our holiday buffet. Next time would like to try the pizza!!

Gathered Table
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny M.
Verified review

We hired Gathered Table to cook for 11 women at a bachelorette party this past weekend. The food was delicious and they were a pleasure to work with. Mary carefully worked to craft a menu that suited our tastes perfectly. She was flexible, accommodating and professional. I would hire her again in a heartbeat and definitely recommend them to handle any type of event.

Catering To You
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
John A.
Verified review

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.

Thyme + TIDE kitchen
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda L.
Verified review

Chef Reed and and his staff of culinarians and service staff provided a wonderful holiday feast for Phillips Exeter Academy. The attention to flavor profiles, detail in execution in all the selections were exceptional. Chef Reed attended all planning meetings, developed all the menus based on a shared vision while providing timely quotes. The wait-staff were professional, well presented and attentive to guests while ensuring the food presentation were maintained. I would highly recommend Thyme and TIDE Catering.

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Need Catering Services

Weston, MA

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Mediterranean
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    Looking for highend presentation.
  • $1450
    Average price

Need catering (full service)

Concord, MA

  • Event type
    Other (wedding)
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Other (local farm to table)
  • Serving style
    Plated meal, Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    100-125
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    dates could be either Aug 29 or 30, 2015
  • $57.25
    Average price

Need a Caterer on March 3, 2014

Waltham, MA

  • Event type
    Other (Funeral)
  • Which meal
    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    150-200
  • Details
    Looking for mini pastries and Cold finger sandwiches
  • $686
    Average price
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