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Birmingham Thanksgiving Caterers

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The Freelance Chef LLC.
4.7
from 94 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
Judy T.
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The Freelance Chef helped us create a lovely family Thanksgiving during a difficult time for us, and on rather short notice. The menu was exactly what we wanted, arrived more than promptly, and was absolutely delicious! We're looking forward to working with him again and trying some of his specialty dishes.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
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Doreen N.
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There isn't enough time/space to express how wonderful an experience I had with Darlene & Aja @ Oceanique Catering. My original caterer cancelled on me 2 days prior to my annual Christmas Party & even though Darlene wasn't planning on catering Christmas Day, she did it for me! I ordered a traditional Polish menu for 40 guests & wanted extra for everyone to take plates home & Darlene made a feast! Absolutely EVERYONE loved her cooking...her set-up was breathtaking (she even brought decorations) & she cleared/cleaned everything up as promised. Oceanique will truly be the ONLY caterer I use & not just because the food was loved by all but because Darlene is a beautiful person with a heart of gold. She could've charged me extra for only having 2 days notice (like other caterers have) but she didn't...in fact, her prices were very reasonable. Her & Aja were down-to-earth & easy to deal with. They made me extremely comfortable & wouldn't let me lift a finger. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to impress their guests. Doreen N. Farmington Hills

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  • 16 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terri K.
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I worked with Cathy to plan a cooking class/meal to celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday. Cathy taught the girls how to make pasta from scratch! She brought two great appetizers, an artichoke dip that was the best I ever had and watermelon, tomato and basil skewers drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Simply to die for! She served roasted broccoli, a kale and spinach salad and bread. For dessert, the girls enjoyed a brownie trifle. Cathy was easy to work with and the evening was perfect. Oh, she cleaned up to! It was a blast being a bystander!! Thank you Cathy!

  • 10 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Amy C.
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I have had quinns catering do a wedding of 300 to a private birthday cake for a nursing home, the food and fresh homemade desserts were out standing. I would recommend this to anyone who needs catering, Kathy can design a full party around your budget and still make it seem 5 star!! try her chocolate raspberry cake for a real treat!!

It's JUST Food LLC
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon H.
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We really enjoyed dinner! The food was excellent! Nicole was very nice and professional. It was a great experience !!! Def recommend her!

Personal Chef GiGi to Go
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
Verified review

We gave my daughter a surprise 40th birthday celebration on August 20th and Chef Gigi was recommended by a friend who had went to an affair that she catered. I instantly connected with her and was very impressed with her beautiful spirit and professionalism. My event turned out wonderfully and her visual presentation of the food was awesome. It not only looked beautiful but tasted amazing. I would recommend Chef Gigi to anyone who is looking to take their event to a much higher level. She is hands down one of the best caterers that I have ever worked with and I have worked with many.

  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley G.
Verified review

We had a dinner party for fifteen in our home out in the country. Everyone complimented us on the meal that Chef Tammy prepared for us (including the appetizers)! I was amazed at how well prepared and efficient she was. Everyone's meat was served to their liking and at the same time. The risotto and lava cake were big hits and almost every plate that returned to the kitchen was empty. She cleaned everything and left the kitchen spotless. I would highly recommend her.

Jennifer R.
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When planning our wedding at The Redford Theatre, we were looking for a local catering company to help us out. Joe's Produce is within walking distance of us. We scheduled an appointment and spoke to Laura who reviewed all of our options. We liked the variety of options that they had for food as well as being able to choose our options for beer, cider, and wine. I will say that Laura probably needs an assistant because she is a very busy person, but the day of the event she handled everything very well. Our guests very much enjoyed the event. Additionally, she saved us some appetizers, to make sure we had some food to eat as we were very busy at our strolling reception. I would recommend Joe's for any occasion as they also helped with some high top tables that we used at the receptions too.

Laura Z.
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Jesse catered my rehearsal dinner and did an AMAZING job. The menu was original and everything tasted delicious. He even made dishes to accommodate my food allergies and made an awesome gluten free dessert. He was professional, efficient, clean, and made sure every single dish was perfect. I couldn't be happier with how the dinner turned out--and we received so many compliments from our guests. We are so happy we chose him to cater our rehearsal dinner!

Dickey's Barbecue Pit
5.0
from 1 review
  • 77 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leslie H.
Verified review

Craig is super nice, and very accommodating. His response was very fast. He invited me to taste his food if I want, before I book with him. We decided we are going to hire him, as his terms are very workable. We are excited to have him cater our affair.

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I am a jack of all trades master of a number. My services include catering healthy cuisine, landscaping, floral, event planning, home improvements, and cosmetology.

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Your personal chef is now catering on site for you. I cater for events, business, or personal. I will prepare an appetizing meal that you, and your guests will be talking about for days.

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We cater for public and private events and larger special occasions. We also do event planning and bartending!

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I would like to get a job because it's summer and my birthday is coming up, and I like to help with food and stuff like that, so I hope that I get the job!

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Chucks Creation's offers catering, personal chef, cooking lesson, and information regarding nutrition for all of your needs. We take pride in our services from the moment we meet for a estimate quote till the event is done. Chucks Creations Catering Company Ordering Information Menu Prices: Our menu prices are per person. Serving staff, sales tax, &rental equipment is an additional charge. Depending on the requirements of your event, will determine these charges. Deposit& payments: Depending on what type of event you are planning will determine your deposit& payment options. Deposits start at $150 or 25% of your total bill whichever is the greater amount. Example: If you book us for an event that's 6 months from now, a deposit is required to hold your date, 3 months from your event half of total cost is due, a week before your event total final cost is due. As stated before each event booked has is own requirement, that would be discuss during our interview with one another. Payments accepted are Cash, cashiers check, money order. Personal checks payments must be made 10 days prior to your event. Please understand "Deposits" are non refundable. Guest Count: A minimum guest count is required with your deposit when booking Chucks Creations. Final count is due at least 10 days before our event. That is the number we will order our food for& the final bill will be based upon. Cancellations: Please understand deposits are non refundable if you cancel your event, but it can be used towards a" Rebook" if we're available for that date.

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I work with an outstanding team of talented suppliers. We go above and beyond our clients wishes to create an event that will not be forgotten. We listen to your dream and make it happen.

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I do small-scale catering, in-home dinner parties, wine events, and beer and/or wine dinners. I am also willing to teach in-home culinary classes as this is my primary profession (culinary education and wine education).

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Let me work with you to make your event solid and successful. Specialty bartending, casual gourmet catering, and pleasant decor are my areas of skill. Great memories are always A-1!

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I offer full service catering and event planning. I'm a one-stop shop for all events and fundraisers. I cater from ice cubes to entertainment. We do it all and we do it well.

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I have a wide range of cooking experiences and backgrounds that enables me to relate to anyone's palette.

  • 16 years in business
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We are able to be a little more personable than other businesses. We love what we do and it shows.

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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