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My job decided to put me in charge of catering our fall employee appreciation event. I wasnât even sure where to start since I was not familiar with any caterers in the Montgomery County area. So I decided to go to the trusty internet to start my search. I came across thumbtack which is a great site by the way. You basically enter what you are looking for and like magic you start to receive quotes from different caterers in your area. Chef Kevin Reed was very prompt with his response and also included a sample menu with his quote which I thought was excellent. We conversed over email for a while and I was convinced this was the man for the job. I also was adamant about supporting a local small black business. The day of the event, He arrived on time along with his help. I told him what our theme would be and he nailed the set up perfectly. A beautiful fall theme was laid out in our employee lounge right before my eyes. The Chef and his staff were very personable and pleasant to work with. The food was hot, very good and healthy. My coworkers were very impressed with the food and service. I would definitely recommend his services. Hopefully we will be working together again soon on our company Holiday event. We have over 180 employees here and he was able to provide plenty of food and we had lots of leftovers. Kevin is top notch. Highly recommended.
Chef Serge was eager to please and worked with us throughout the planning process to design a menu that captured our vision for a family wedding dinner. He worked around a number of dietary needs (gluten free and vegetarian options), incorporated vegetables from our garden into several of the recipes, and he even adapted some of the recipes for the kids. The food and service were excellent!
Mercedes Jo Events & Catering was so delicious, high-quality buffet for our wedding. Working with Mercedes was simple and enjoyable! With a huge variety of options,Mercedes was able to customize the perfect menu. This vendor provides first-class food and service at a very reasonable price.Mercedes is worth every penny! People are still talking about the wonderful food she prepared. I would definitely recommend her to anyone on a budget, food was delicious. I will be using her again for any future events. Thanks again
Chef Myles' services were great! He served our Graduation Reception at the George Washington University in D.C. He was very accommodating, friendly, flexible, and responsive. He worked closely with our company to stay within budget and still provide superb service. The food was delicious!! I liked the variety in the menu. We had a few issues with prompt food replenishing during our event, so I recommend hiring an additional server for bigger events. Lastly, we were not impressed with our dessert, but I understand our budget restrictions limited his options. Will definitely hire again in the future. Thank you!
Everything was perfect! The food, the service and everything was left looking perfectly clean and in order. Our outdoor Hawaiian theme wedding had the perfect grilled salmon and flank steak to fit our theme. They were extremely easy to keep in touch with and on our wedding day when things got crazy that hour before it started... They had a wonderful calming effect. I would hire them again for sure!!!!!!
Pays attention to detail. Cooks DEELISH food. Caters to your personal needs. You can tell he truly enjoys cooking for people. I'd definitely use him again.
I genuinely can’t say enough good things about this business. I hired AC Catering for two events I held in June and July 2017. Everything was excellent! I was beyond happy with everything from the food, to the services, to the people I interacted with during the planning phase and the actual events. This small, family owned business actually exceeded my expectations. They have an extensive menu to choose from which allowed me to tailor both events’ meals appropriately. The pricing was great and the amount of food I received was more than enough. AC Catering received many compliments for the quality of their food at both of my events. I took a risk and hired them without having tasted any of their food, but I have to say there was no need for worry. The food was also delicious! Both my guests and I enjoyed every bite. The serve and clean up service was also top notch. George Sullivan and his staff were extremely attentive to my needs during my banquet. They helped to ensure that the dinner ran smoothly, and cleanup was quick and efficient. I can't leave this review without noting that it was a great pleasure working with George Sullivan (principal owner/operator) when coordinating my needs. He was very responsive to the myriad of questions I had, extremely flexible as I proposed changes for my event, and just an extremely nice guy. I am so glad I found this business. I will definitely be using AC Catering if I have any catering needs in the future.
It was a great experience working with Dianna. She was so responsive and attentive. She worked with us and was able to provide all our catering needs. The food was absolutely delicious. The servers were very helpful and aware of everything we needed. We will be sure to request Catering Reserved service once again!
Theresa and her staff made and delivered food gor a reception of 100 people. Plenty of good tadting food. I would recommend her and definayely use her again. Thank You Theresa
They were very professional, quick to respond and showed up on time. They were very easy to work with and the food was good overall.
Nasrin and her crew were a pleasure to work with! She went the extra mile with a few of our guest’s dietary requirements/food allergies. All of the food was perfectly prepared and ready when my guests were hungry. That was the best food that we ever had with catering company and be that delicious. I recommend to anyone especially for Middle Eastern type of events. Everyone was well fed and pleasantly pleased with the food and service! Wonderful food from wonderful people!
We were delighted! Chef Veronique MacRae, Exec Chef took care of everything. We were celebrating my Father-in-law's life. LTC John Burrer was laid to rest with his wife at Arlington National Cemetery on the 72nd anniversary of D-Day and LTC Burrer was a WWII and Korean War Veteran. We wanted a celebration of his life and food is a huge part of living. Chef Veronique was quick to understand what we wanted and she delivered. We had some idea about the number of guest we would have, but I was concerned that we would not know exactly how many could attend. Chef Veronique told me how she plans for events like this and she did not disappoint. We had plenty of food. Our service at Arlington started earlier then the scheduled time because we had all arrived early. So, that meant we returned to the Marriott Courtyard Rosslyn about an hour ahead of schedule. Chef Veronique had just started to set up when we showed up. She did not panic and continued to do her job in an expedited manner and had us ready to go in no time. There was a great variety of food for our guest to choose from. It was all very tasty and certainly exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend The Tasty Alternative. The food was great, the service was perfect, and the price was exceptional. Respectfully, Dennis L. Winston Salem, NC
Great food and communication
I would not have any other company cater my events. Chef Nikki is punctual, professional, the food is delicious, great price for the amount of food. They went above and beyond to make sure I was satisfied with the quaily and taste. I would highly recommend this company to cater your event.
K&A Catering staff was very professional. The food was awesome and the service was great. Thanks to making my event a huge success.
Soleia's Weddings and Event Planning did a WONDERFUL job organizing our work barbeque for 50 people. The food and service was excellent. I look forward to more events with them!
Great food at a very reasonable price. Chef RJ was very flexible and easy to work with. I would definitely recommend him and plan to work with him again in the future.
Food was great! Hospitality service was excellent!
Chesapeake Food Works has provided catering services to me through my position as Executive Assistant to the Headmaster of an independent Baltimore boys' K-12 school, since Jan 2007, at least. I initially worked with the owner, Amy LeVie, until roughly Oct 2011, through Coburn's Restaurant, where she was the catering manager. I began working directly with Chesapeake Food Works around Nov 2011 when Amy purchased the catering business and have maintained a consistent working relationship since that time. I do a tremendous amount of events planning and CFW has provided me with everything from a simple wraps/salads/desserts/drinks luncheon for three people up to a full buffet event for 300 people and everything in between. CFW has provided breakfasts, lunches, dinners, morning or afternoon snacks, and refreshments, of an ever changing variety over the course of the years. At times, they may be on campus several times during any given week. They are professional and provide a consistently high quality product. I never have to worry that they will not show up or they will forget things for an event. When I request a quote for an event, I generally receive a response within an hour or two and rarely wait even 24 hours. I have recommended them to just about every other department within my organization and many now use CFW on a consistent basis. In addition, I have also recommended CFW to friends and family members. If you are looking for a caterer who is reasonable, conscientious, dependable, and consistently provides great service and really good food, I would highly recommend that you use Chesapeake Food Works.
For Dorien, cooking is both an art and a science. He knows exactly how to expose you to new and improved ways to prepare and cook your meals, open up your taste buds to appreciate different flavors & textures by helping you understand the importance of layering, and elevates your thinking of healthy eating by introducing you to innovative ways to get rid of diet hurting cooking styles without sacrificing flavor and culture. He is passionate about what he does and lives the lifestyle of the exact service he provides. Dorien is highly educated and offers a vast array of services, classes and products to help share what he's both learned and developed over the years in his profession. Not only can he service you in the kitchen but he helps you incorporate healthy eating habits, gives you tips for recipes and even makes you excited about everything he features or writes about (just to name a few) in his lifestyle blog and Instagram. He willingly adapts to your kitchen workspace and utensils without making you feel bad and he helps you learn new ways to utilize things that you already have or suggests things that you could use to improve your meal prep and cooking style. He never makes you uncomfortable and is able to maintain professionalism while being 100% personable. He is down to earth, well versed, comitted and punctual. If you are looking for the best, you'll find it in Dorien! & most importantly, his food looks and tastes absolutely amazing and that's exactly the food I like to enjoy.
Always love working with Amy--(all of my various "kids" and Grandkids") love the delicious food, and I love the convenience and also the 'joy" of NOT cooking, but serving "home cooked" here at our house on Mastline Drive. And great to have delivered ----hot and ready to go!!
Lutherville Timonium, MD