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Diamond Girls Bartenders
from 38 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Marcus G.
Verified review

I hired Diamond Girls Bartenders to provide the bar for our class reunion. Leading up to the event, Mary was very good, event helping allowing for additional guests a few days before the event. The day of the event, the bartender was very early and was set up well before the event got started. We purchased the all-inclusive beer/wine package and I was a little disappointed that we ran out of wine(both the red and the white) roughly 45-60 minutes before she was supposed to stop serving. I was also a little upset that she started packing up and was gone(5-10 minutes) before she was supposed to stop serving. Other than that I would suggest Diamond Girl

  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle G.
Verified review

Erin was the bartender at my wedding and did an incredible job, her and the rest of her staff are super professional and handled everything for us, really making the bar service side of our wedding stress free and easy, would highly recommend!!!

Personal Chef KC
from 14 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Bob G.
Verified review

Fantastic all around service and food. Leto is easy to work with, flexible and responsive. We worried about nothing; he arrived on time, set up beautifully, provided great food, and cleaned up. Awesome!!!

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Paul K.
Verified review

Very friendly staff. Catered to out Corporate dinner.

Taste of Love Catering
from 6 reviews
    David M.
    Verified review

    Her food is very delicious,you just feel the love as you eat,and everything is done in a professional manner,if you choose Taste of Love catering,you will enjoy it so much you will spread the good news around.

    Off The Vine Catering
    from 5 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Diana R.
    Verified review

    Our organization has had the opportunity to work with Off the Vine Catering for several events (small and large) and every experience has been excellent. We always receive very positive comments on our food thanks to Off the Vine. It brings people back to our events! Off the Vine is always our first choice of caterer because the food is amazing and looks beautiful. Working with Carey is also a fun experience...her ideas are always perfect!

    • 8 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Andy M.
    Verified review

    Top Shelf was on time, prepared, professional, and very friendly to our guests. They did an excellent job hosting the bar for our rehearsal dinner.

    Over the Moon Catering
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Cynthia S.
    Verified review

    Over the Moon catered a delicious and tasteful breakfast for approximately 65 people. It was arranged buffet style with various stations housed with a variety of fruit, juices and coffee. They had two made-to-order stations - one for pancakes with your choice of different berries, pecans and various syrups and the other for omelets with mushrooms, onions, cheeses, peppers, etc. The servers/cooks were very friendly, courteous and accommodating and made sure that all requests were graciously fulfilled.

    Johannah Brantly
    from 2 reviews
      Mo M.
      Verified review

      Hannah was my bartender many times. She is efficient, knowledgeable about drinks, & keeps a clean bar. Her bartending & serving experience includes corporate restaurants, local bars, & private parties. Always a good time with her!

      As You Wish KC
      from 2 reviews
        Brandon L.
        Verified review

        Being very Type-A, I had no intention of hiring a coordinator. But the more time and money we invested, we realized a coordinator would act like insurance for our day and make sure everything we planned was properly executed. It would be worth it so that my mother, MOH, and I could simply enjoy the day worry-free. We spent a lot of time reading reviews and interviewing, but my MOH and I knew within minutes of meeting Brennan that we had to hire her. Her enthusiasm, attention to detail, passion, and dedication, far exceeded the other coordinators we met with who had been in the business for many years. The energy we saw in the first meeting held strong through additional meetings, the rehearsal night and the entire wedding day. They always arrived early, never nickel-and-dimed us for each thing they did, and they never made us feel like we had limited time with them. They worked with us to create a timeline that included every single detail, making sure it always reflected our vision. If they thought everything we were trying to fit in was crazy, we never knew it because they were determined to make our dream happen! They made sure all of our vendors worked together and on time, that we got in all of the activities planned (even when we had to rearrange timing due to weather), and made sure everything from the room flip to a traveling photo shoot, from a surprise appearance by Sluggerrr to a perfect sparkler send-off at the end, all were perfectly executed. They divided and conquered like a well-oiled machine, seamlessly communicating between three coordinators through headsets, making sure nothing was missed in the preparations and always communicating with me, providing expertise through every decision. I couldn’t believe how well they were able to take my car loads of boxes and assemble all of our decorations with little direction. These ladies were designers after all, and it showed! They were sure to keep the wedding party fed, hydrated and on time through the getting-ready process, and their emergency kit came in handy so many times. Brennan even knew exactly what to do when I had a fainting spell coming on right before walking down the aisle--she had me take a quick seat, chug a Sprite, and talked through my nerves. The As You Wish team had everything exactly where it needed to be when it needed to be there; they even serviced our wedding party throughout dinner! Brandon and I were always their priority, we never went hungry and always had our drink of choice in hand. They even did an alcohol run when our bar ran out of our signature drink. The list of everything they did for us on our big day is so long, I cannot imagine how long it would be if we included the things we never even KNEW they did! We had so many elements coming together on our wedding day. Guests are still telling us how it was one of the most detailed weddings they have ever been to, and there is no way our vision could have been executed so perfectly without the As You Wish team. I would hire them a million times over and I’m genuinely excited for all of the future brides (and grooms!) who will have the honor of working with this incredible team.

        Chef Dunseith
        from 1 review
          Seth H.
          Verified review

          He catered a late night event in Springfield, Mo a few months back. I was sceptical at first because I have a simple staple of what I eat (I'm kinda picky...), but the Osceola cheeses and homemade blackening spice he used on the chicken was spot on! He also had summer sausage that he made that went really well with the pineapple Dijon while we we where waiting for the blackened thighs and legs. Great night for all!


          I am a Kansas based professional fine dining caterer who can fulfill any cuisine desires that will fulfill your palate.


          We will provide food for any party, convention, gathering or event. We will set up a food kiosk and serve foods from brown bag to gourmet.


          I am a professional chef and baker, and I am based in Greater Kansas City, Missouri. My career began in 1989 where I worked at the Westin Crown Center in the bakery department. Since then, I've worked at the Nelson Art Gallery as a baker/cook and had the opportunity to head a bakery on 18th Vine Street. I have years of knowledge and the capacity to provide excellent customer service.


          First and foremost, my customers come first! I provide services base on customers' needs. I am very flexible with menu choices. I specialize in gourmet cooking and in international cuisine: American, Mexican, Caribbean, etc. I am versatile in any meal period: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At DeVine Catering, we use only fresh ingredients and make everything from scratch. We service with a smile! Thanks.


          The following are available: * Philly cheese steak * Chicken, turkey or ham sandwiches with fresh, hot, grilled vegetables * Gourmet burgers with hand-pressed patties * Fresh, tossed salads and rice bowls * Tuxedo fries * Soft-serve ice cream with a selection of flavors We offer a large choice of kid's menu.


          Upbeat and personable experienced bartenders. Taking the stress out of event planning. Sure to help your event run smoothly and satisfy event hosts and guests all in the same!


          Since 1996, Taste Of Amore Catering Co. has led the greater Kansas City area in catering and event planning. With our innovative designs and wide arrange of available styles, we can help you plan the event of your dreams and offer you a memorable experience. Being able to make everybody happy through our services and wonderful food.


          I fix all food from scratch including desserts. From breakfast to dinner, you can count on me. There is no business too small or too large.


          I take a budget friendly approach to planning and catering. Most "event planners" charge for their expertise. I am a free resource to all my clients! Everything really! I have the best job in the world...I get to celebrate wonderful life events with my clients and build a relationship while doing so!


          Ambrosia means the food of the gods or something especially delicious to taste or smell. Ambrosia Catering is a local catering company. Our executive chef has been in the culinary industry for 30 years. Our food is always fresh, locally sourced when available, and made from scratch especially for your event. With Ambrosia Catering at your event, the food will be delicious, the service excellent, and your guests would be WOWED!

          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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