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The Freelance Chef LLC.
4.7
from 94 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
Sathishkumar T.
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We hired Mike to cater for our wedding reception on 4/21/17. We picked him mainly based on reviews here. We thought how can we do wrong with someone who has received so many excellent reviews....and we found out that we were absolutely right and that the reviews were very accurate. The planning and service provided was very professional and with an obvious personal touch that puts you at ease immediately. Mike will work with you based on your budget and give you suggestions on what to prioritize spending money on and where to skimp out and that nobody will notice or care.... He was absolutely right on his suggestions. He has immense experience that he can give you great suggestions and execute what you wanted out of the evening in a flawless professional manner... above and beyond your expectations. The food received great reviews from our guests. To be honest, for the money we spent you can't get such diverse fare he put together for us from anyone else here in Michigan....at least that is what we found out from the couple of months of shopping around we did.... His staff were excellent and managed the bar and the buffet extremely well. The chef himself will come out, serve and talk to your guests in his chef outfit and in general help liven up the buffet experience and the party in general. I highly recommend Mike and his team.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
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Darlene was amazing for my wedding brunch! The food was great, service was excellent! If I have any catering needs in the future, she'll be the first one I call!

  • 5 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Cassi N.
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Sooo Good Catering just catered our wedding reception! Angelique was incredibly friendly and very professional! All of the food was amazing, i had many guests complimenting the food and asking for her card! The service and experience was all perfect i did not have to do anything! The prices and deals she offers are extremely reasonable! I would highly recommend Sooo Good Catering for any event you need catered, big or small. Anything else i need catered i will definitely be back!

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  • 16 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
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I highly recommend Cathy - Supper Made Simple Event and Personal Chef Service. They provided friendly and professional catering services for my daughters graduation of 300 people. The food was delicious and many people at my party asked for Cathy's information so they could have her assist at their event. An Outstanding experience!

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Golde Standard Catering
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Christopher T.
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Nancy did an excellent job at my parents' 50th wedding anniversary dinner for 50 people. Her attention to detail and assembly of a splendid menu was outstanding!

It's JUST Food LLC
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mark D.
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I hired Chef Nicole to host a dinner party for some of my valued clients. From the very start she was extremely helpful in guiding us to the perfect menu for the evening. On the day of the event she show up on time, prepared and was very organized. As she prepared our meal, the interaction she had with my guests was top notch; everyone really enjoyed her company. In addition to that the food was amazing and there wasn't a single piece of food left on any of the plates. I couldn't have imagined the evening going any better and we're already in the process of scheduling another event with Chef Nicole and It's JUST Food, LLC. Thank You!!

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Golden Bartender
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Pat B.
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This two person team was a delight to have onboard our wedding event. They were professionally dressed, on time, carried out the bartending duties with knowledge of the trade. Also were very professional and courteous with guests, even the ones that were not so nice to have around. Thanks so much for making this Aug. 13th event a success.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bryanna I.
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Lovely rehearsal dinner experience for my sister in law! I have a background in catering, and this business exceeded all expectations! From the homemade dressings, to delicious entree, she brought everything herself to set up and take down and also filled the entire buffet line as well as things ran out! She came very equipped and ready to make the dinner delicious and worry free for Kati and Jordan and also family members! Would highly recommend Great Lakes Catering!! You will NOT be disappointed!

Stockyard
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Mary B.
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The Stockyard team did a fantastic job catering our post-wedding brunch! The food was fresh and very good & they made is super easy for us as well. We look forward to working with them again!

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

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

I had a 50th birthday party this pass weekend. The catering service that was provided by The Sandwich Guy was magnificent!!! I love the decorations, the food is health and delicious. The staff are very friendly and professional. I will recommend the Sandwich to all my family and friends. Thank you sooo much

KL Katering LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kelsie P.
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Absolutely awesome! They provided everything from linens, to the bartender, drinks and table wear. Everyone raved about the appetizers, entrees and dessert. K&L catering went out of their way to serve treenut and gluten free options to our guests with allergies. They showed up on time, they set everything up for us, provided everything we needed for our event, cleaned up and were extremely helpful and professional. They were in contact with me throughout the entire planning process to verify everything that would be needed for our event and were timely and making a contract. Would recommend them to anyone!!

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We, here at Edgy Eats, fulfill all of your culinary dreams. We are creating meals from the edge of your imagination with fresh and local produce to provide you with the best product food in any occasion.

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We are a full service off-premise catering company that specializes in corporate catering. We love helping and planning for events and assisting sales and training teams so that they can work on the important part of their day, so they do not have to think about the food. We are available almost 24 - 7 for our corporate clients, which helps them to worry less and assist them with their catering needs

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I will cater to all and any event! Your budget can be worked out. Nothing is too big or too small; I am the person.

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Temas Catering has more than 5 years providing high quality food made from scratch. From traditional American food, Mexican, Mexican-American and italian. We take great pride in our attention to detail. From the creation of every single dish to the presentation of the food to all guests.

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We offer pizza, appetizers, calzones, hot oven grinder, deli sandwiches, pasta, burger, salads, and more. We also offer takeout, delivery, dine in, and catering.

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We are a full-service catering. We do on-site barbecues, graduation parties, corporate events, weddings, bridal showers and baby showers.

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Under the direction of Dining Services, our catering/wait staff provide a superior food and beverage customer experience to faculty, staff, students and guests of the college during all events and activities supported by Vicks Catering. Responsibilities are shaped largely by the requirements of each unique event. Wait staff assist with room setup, preparation, cleaning and breakdown. General Responsibilities 1. Set up facilities for events including tables, dishware, glassware, silverware, linens and other amenities according to the event order requirements and manager's direction. Establish pre-function side work to be performed. Ensure all equipment is accounted for and in good condition. Assist in breaking down after events and returning all event items to proper location. 2. Know the menu for each function and be able to explain the major ingredients and preparation methods for each item to be served. 3. Serve in a timely manner. Promote and maintain the highest level of customer service to all guests of Vicks Catering Dining Services. Resolve guest complaints within scope of authority. 4. Maintain clean tables and banquet areas and an organized linen storage area. 5.Determine when a guest should not be served additional alcoholic beverages in accordance with Michigan State Law and College policies. Maintain records of liquor consumption for specified functions, as directed. 6.Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications 1. Prior wait staff experience preferred. 2. Must possess a valid driver's license. 3. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. 4. Must be friendly and outgoing with excellent hospitality skills and able to maintain a positive and professional manner through duration of shift. 5. Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. 6. Ability to hear and follow verbal instructions and work effectively in a noisy environment. 7. Ability to work well around a large number of people. 8. Ability to work well with people in a team environment. 9. Ability to function in a fast-paced environment under short time constraints, and within established deadlines.

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We are cooking with care and filled with the love of pleasing the consumer. That is Carolyn's Country Citchen & Cooking.Whether It's A Meal Or A Snack 4C's Got Your Back

  • 8 years in business
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We prepare an array of entrees, including, American, Italian, Soul food, Mexican, Mediterranean, Chinese, and a variety seafood. We are a catering service that provides service for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate luncheons or parties. We also can provide a custom menu of the client's choice. The executive chef has over 10 years of fine restaurant dining service.

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.
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