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Inkster Caterers

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The Freelance Chef LLC.
4.7
from 94 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Temika J.
Verified review

Michael Jay helped me pull together a great food menu for our employee appreciation meeting held our job site in Redford, MI. I presented this need for him to cater the meeting on a last minute basis and he delivered over and beyond what I expected of him. He provided me with a full catering menu and he also provided excellent advice as to how to set up for this occasion. When he came to the company to deliver the food he was very prepared and well organized. Michael did what I expected him to do and that was make me look good in front of our CEO and employees. Thanks Michael Jay an Thumbtack

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marjorie G.
Verified review

Darlene was absolutely fabulous! She was so wonderful to work with to put on my daughter-in-law's baby shower. She was super responsive and all the guests loved her. Her food was absolutely delicious and had so many options to choose from. She coordinated the bartender and tent and helped with last minute requests. She was so sweet and I would definitely used her again for any event I put on in the future.

  • 5 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon C.
Verified review

Angelique is a superstar caterer. We had her showcase her catering talents at a local graduation vendor show and I personally sampled some of her delicious dishes. Outstanding taste, great presentation, prompt and friendly personality. Soooo Goood!!

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Golde Standard Catering
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynn C.
Verified review

Excellent catering! Extremely prompt and professional, top notch. All dishes were delicious and super healthy. We worked with the owner of Golde Standard Catering. She is detail oriented and knows how to cater an event. Beyond expectations!!!

It's JUST Food LLC
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff E.
Verified review

Wow, from the moment I talked with Nichole, things just felt right. When she arrived to cater our Mothers day brunch, she was so warm welcoming and make for such a great and relaxing environment. She also worked with 5 children to help them take part and teach and help them make the food. Again amazing, the food was all fresh and all very good. I highly recommend Nichole and "Its just food" we will definitely have her back.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
Verified review

I couldn't have been more pleased. Very professional and amazing cuisine! Our family will definitely be utilizing Great Lakes Catering again in the near future.

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

Wow, it was an amazing evening and Chef GiGi made everything come together like magic. I was really stressed out about this event that I'd planned and Chef Gigi made it very painless and memorable. If you need a professional and affordable chef with impeccable taste Chef Gigi is your goto Chef for every catering occasion. Thanks Chef Gigi!

Tall Glass Inc
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Adam David V.
Verified review

The TGM did an amazing job. She paid a lot of attention to the room and the vibe of atmosphere. The drinks were spot on and well balanced. Thank you for the attention to detail as well. Good job!

Jay Birds Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kenyetta D.
Verified review

Jaybirds catering was very professional. The food was very good, they used fresh ingredients and the presentation was wonderful. The pricing was reasonable. I would certainly recommend them to anyone.

Familia Rodriguez Catering
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Waylon B.
Verified review

Chef Martin he catered a dinner for an out of state Family Reunion 20 people, the food was amazing! He was very professional and friendly at the same time, almost thought he was a lost Brother. I've befriended him even though I live in Georgia next Reunion he will be who we use again.

Tha Sandwich Guy Etc...
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Terra W.
Verified review

Very nice team and good food! Our group really enjoyed their lunch. We had extra (I was worried about not ordering enough) and the leftovers were donated to a homeless shelter.

Buscemi's Catering
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 29 years in business
Jeff M.
Verified review

Hands down worth every penny. Very cool to have a food trailer cater my event, and the panzerattis were rediculously delicious.

Erica P.
Verified review

With Joe's catering we did not have to worry about a thing with our reception. We received so many compliments on the taste and display and Laura went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect for us. We highly recommend this store, and will always consider going through them for any other major events!

About

We offer full-service restaurant and off-premise catering. Come and see us! We have a full menu with down-home dinner cooking.

About

We are an on-site and off-site catering company specializing in menu planning, always creating the perfect menu for every occasion. From Backyard barbecues to formal affairs, our highly experienced staff will make your event one to remember. Our customers love the fact that we can send them food for training listing up to a month and never repeat a menu! We work closely with you to be sure we do not go over your budget as well! We care, and it shows. Our culinary team is led by a true professional certified chef with over 30 years of experience. We also have graduates from local culinary schools but do not let this scare; we are worth more but cost less! Our Park Diamond banquet facility can host up to 600 people for corporate events and social events. Our services turn any meeting planner into a huge success, and our brides become the true princess!

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About

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

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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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I am a chef. I have been cooking since I was 9 years old. I also love baking. I am a culinary student. I love hosting and catering parties. I have three years of cooking experience in a kitchen and two years in a bakery.

  • 28 years in business
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We cater for you. I create food that you will love and enjoy. Every bite is wonderful. I've been catering for over 20 years and above. I've never had a displeased customer. Why? Because we're here to serve you. -Joanne Anointed Hands

  • 7 years in business
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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you find a good caterer?

Reviews, interviews and menu tastings will help you find the right catering choice for your big day. Start by screening possible wedding caterers based on past reviews. If a caterer you are interested in has a review that concerns you, ask them about it; how they respond will be very telling. Next, ask about their availability for your wedding date.

If the wedding caterer is available on your date, it’s time to talk about menus and prices. Be clear about what your maximum budget is find out what choices this will allow you. Caterers may custom-create a menu for your event, or they may have menu templates within different price ranges that can guide your decision. A clear budget gives the caterer clear parameters within which to work and offer creative suggestions. Schedule a menu tasting to confirm you love your wedding menu. Once you have a menu and date, and have paid a deposit to reserve the caterer’s services, confirm additional details including when the food will be delivered to the site, what kind of service will be provided, how many servers will be onsite and for how long, and who is responsible for setup and cleanup. The more specific your contract, the fewer worries you’ll have on your wedding day. Get more smart hiring tips here.

How much does wedding catering cost per person?

Wedding catering costs will always vary based on the number of guests you’re inviting, the menu you want to serve, and the way the food will be served to your guests. As you interview wedding catering companies, you’ll be presented with a cost per person for various menus. On the low end, wedding catering may cost approximately $15-$18 per person. This would include prepared food only, with no setup or service of any kind. The starting price for a simple buffet meal with minimal service typically averages $22 per person. Opting for the same menu with all organic ingredients could raise your costs to about $33 per person. A moderately upscale menu (finer ingredients, more elaborate presentation) could range from $24 to $34 per person. High-end wedding catering cost truly has no limit. Lobster, filet mignon, specialty seafood, organic ingredients — menu choices like these can boost your cost per person up to $150 and more.

What should you look for in a caterer?

A delicious meal is a critical element of a successful wedding, with happy guests fondly remembering your fabulous wedding food. The right caterer for you will be:

  • Available: Even the best caterer is no good if they aren’t available on your wedding date. Ask early before you get your heart set on someone.
  • Affordable for you: Find a caterer that you can afford. Having a spending plan ahead of time will mean you won’t overspend on food.
  • A good personality fit: Wedding planning is stressful, so work with someone that you can get along with and communicate with easily.
  • Experienced and recommended: Ensure the company has a proven track record with events of your size and the references to back it up.
  • Transparent about money: Steer clear of shady pricing. Find a caterer who is very clear about costs and is happy to talk you through budgets and pricing options.
  • Transparent about food: Find someone who is clear about where they source their food from and where it is prepared.

How much should catering cost for a wedding?

The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

  • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
  • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
  • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
  • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

How do you serve food at a wedding?

Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

  • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
  • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
  • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
  • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
  • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.

Actual Requests

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Need Buffet Catering Services for a Wedding

Elmore, OH

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, Formal American, BBQ
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    I am looking for a catered wedding event for approximately 90 people. I'm in the initial stages of planning at this point.

Need a Caterer for a Graduation Party on July 13, 2013

Southgate, MI

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Number of people
    100-150
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service
  • Details
    grad party
  • $9.95
    Average price

Need Catering Services

Detroit, MI

  • Event type
    Buffet dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    Other (just beef and chicken)
  • Number of people
    150-200
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service
  • Details
    this is for a funeral repast
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