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Lansing Thanksgiving Caterers

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The Freelance Chef LLC.
4.7
from 94 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 156 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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  • 16 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

Firehouse BBQ & Catering
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara M.
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Robby was a pleasure to work with on a recent bridal shower in Bath, MI. The level of communication with Robby was excellent and appreciated. Robby is an expert and it shows as all the guests thanked me for the great shower food and they had only sampled the appetizers! Once they experienced Robby's fantastic food, everyone was very impressed! I recommend letting Robby suggest his specialties as you won't be disappointed! The BBQ and peanut butter cake are amazing! Ok, so was the macaroni and cheese that was determined to be the best everyone had ever tasted! Honestly, I received texts days later asking about the food, blueberry/ lemon curd bars and the baked beans too! Once again, amazing! I can't express enough how wonderful it was to work with such a nice, talented person that also offered common sense advice that I needed related to the shower set up etc too! If you want to work with a pro that is nice and truly delivers what is promised and more, Robby is the caterer to choose!

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda K.
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Tammy is an amazing chef. All of her food is excellent and always fresh.

Cook'n Carey Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 28 years in business
Angelina T.
Verified review

Carey is a wonderful caterer. No matter what it is her menu is always appropriate for the occasion and always delicious. Highly recommended.

Heaven on a Roll
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I provide customized service for a wide variety of event and functions. I use fresh quality product, smoked, Barbecued and prepared with great care and years of experience in creating exquisite food. We can serve groups of as few as 10 to hundreds. I can customize and create any menu needed and accommodate specialized dietary needs. I can also be found on Facebook at "Heaven on a Roll"

KJ F.
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If you like healthy, homemade food this is your caterer. If you have dietary needs don't be shy or feel awkward, these people seamlessly accommodate. Thinking outside the box is their specialty when it comes to flavor. Nothing mediocre about this food. Presentation is fabulous, eye-opening to say the least, almost too appealing to dive into but go for it! Great variety offered even for a week-long event. Definitely not their first rodeo. Excellent customer service. Articulate and professional. Chances are there will be a speed bump along the way but how a business rebounds is crucial to me and keeps my business.

  • 8 years in business
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Get your food prepared the way mom would cook it, only Daddy is doing that, too. It smells like heaven. It tastes like mom's but it's made by dad. I serve only the best using only the best ingredients. If you are looking to entertain 10 to 30 people and want to sit back and relax while someone else does the work, then call Daddy, and let the man of the house take over for you. You will be the talk of the town.

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I provide gourmet meal planning and preparation at non-gourmet cost. I can plan and cook for 1-500 people. No event is too big. No event is too small.

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We are a Full-service company that offers off-site and all-occasion catering service. Our business is family-owned and operated for 25 years. We specialize in homemade foods. If you are looking for quantity and quality, call us!

  • 20 years in business
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We provide an officiant, a professional full-line catering, and a live bands for your event. Call us for info.

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We're an independent caterer who can do small functions for as little as 10 people or as large as 500 people. We specialize in weddings, graduation, open houses, corporate affairs, etc.

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We are a full-service sports bar and grill. Our full-time chef and general manager have a combined 40 years of experience with culinary background.

  • 12 years in business
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I can cater any occasion, big or small. We do set up on site break down. We also offer buffet style and plating, serving, clean up and break down. We provide your taste buds with many explosions from my homemade recipes.

  • 12 years in business
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The business I do most is small private events. I provide custom menus and farm-to-table attitude in food preparation.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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i provide tasty, locally sourced food, as available, and can accommodate all dietary restrictions and lifestyles.

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Our business strategy will revolve around giving the community a unique, fun experience through good food, the most attentive staff who will pay close attention to the details that matter to you the most and will create lasting memories of your special occasion. We will position ourselves as a business that strives to provide enjoyment, reliability, and a good image. Our purpose is to help bring business and employment to the local community. In other words, we will strive to support the local community in any way we can.

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Steve and Jessica bring unique skills to Pure & Simple to assure that guests receive the highest-quality food and service with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, a well-trained staff providing consistent service and a commitment that our clients experience the "wow" factor. With a combination of professional training and genuine family passion, Pure & Simple Catering strives to provide the best catering services in Michigan. To do this, we offer exceptional service to our guests and offer the freshest of ingredients prepared and served by a highly qualified staff. We are fully licensed to serve alcohol on-site and off-site. Executive Chef Steve Case brings over twenty years of experience in the kitchen and overseeing the food preparation and quality. Our exceptional service and attention to detail will help to ensure that all of your specifications are met, from our quality food to complete table service and beautiful amenities. Our staff is there to ensure that your special day goes off without a hitch.

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I cater to private parties and events, and I cook the most delicious culinary creations. I am available to chef for two people up to a hundred people. I can cater you and your guest a five-course meal or a simple BBQ.

  • 3 years in business
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I'm personal, every customer is special,not one customer is the same.

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We are a retail floral shop within a bistro/coffee bar and cafe. We do all events -- catering, decor and planning. You can turn your event over to us, and we will do all of the work. From the perfect wedding to a family reunion, we will make your event fun, different and memorable.

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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