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Pascagoula Chefs

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Chef Cassie
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Marisue S.
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From our first exchange of messages to the final plate removed, Chef Cassie was professional all the way. She helped plan our meal prepared and plated everything wonderfully and left us with nothing in the kitchen to do but put up our feet and relax. This evening will be talked about for a long time! Thank you Chef Cassie and team!

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Esmie L.
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Delicious food! Great set up! So friendly!

Kim's Creations
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shanika W.
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Kim's Creations did a excellent job with my event. They were very professional, on time, and the taste of the food was extraordinary. I will be most definitely working with this company on my next event.

The Red Bottom Chef
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
Mandal Automotive Group G.
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Provided a service that was above and beyond. Well worth the money and taken on short notice. I will be recommending to all my friends and family.


I do on-the-spot preparation designed to specific diet requirements or clients' desires. I offer farm to table menus.


I'm a professional chef with over 20 years of experience. I've run my own business for 15 years and now spending more time with family. Let me cook for your family!


I'm a personal chef. Menus are adapted for special needs and special occasions. They are home fresh. I go to market daily and cook meals.

  • 32 years in business

From being a chef, saucier gardemangne, ordinary seaman lifeboatman (2 to 1,500) and sutler to reenactor of living history -- I can do it all. I was taught to be a butler of personal services like butler man's man firefighting; I worked on ships, boats and vessels. I do ice carving parties and grand buffets. I do as I'm told to do. I have a crew with security clearance. I have 63 awards. I have been a member of the American Culinary Federation since 1986. I have traveled extensively to 12 different countries. I'm on two pulblcations. I'm in a book. My listing of accolades exceeds expectations. If I was to list my possibles, it would bore you because now you have to read them. If I must, I will klls to just read. I would have to peck and scroll. I've always been professional. It's necessary to tell what I can. I have three interviews. If you would like to see my videos, please let know. Well, here it goes: Go to Fort Mims Restoration, go to Mutimedia and then go to Vic Campbell's 2011. Scroll to the bottom. It's there at the bottom.

  • 4 years in business

I offer professional dining experience in your home. I do any cuisine you prefer to please all who attend the party.


I am a Daphne based personal chef and caterer. I have worked in the food service industry for 15 years. I have worked as an executive chef in Cape Cod, New Orleans and owned my own catering and personal chef service business. I have also worked as a culinary instructor. I pride myself in organization, punctuality, professionalism and exceeding the customers’ expectations. I offer full-service catering, personal chef services and cooking classes.


I specialize in clean eating, Paleo and the Mediterranean diet. These are recommended to combat disease and heart disease. I also can prepare athlete meals, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and any other dish of your choice.


I am a cordon bleu trained chef with over 25 years of culinary experience. I have very personable and knowledgeable about different food kinds and methods.


I offer cooking for your parties and small functions up to 50 people. I do in-home cooking demos. I am cooking from the French classical to southern recipes.


How "FROM SCRATCH CATERING" stands out from the rest, is simple quality from start to finish. If I am not 100% satisfied with the finished product I will not serve it. I only use the best products available.


Services: * personal chef * media personality * hospitality consulting * trade show representation * certified executive chef * certified chef de cuisine * cookbook author * chef voice over personality * product development * private chef * country club chef


Pastry chef for all needs including special event cakes. I have reasonable rates. I am reliable. I will also do tastings before your event.

  • 2 years in business

Customer Service is a dying concept...i find out the customers expectations and try and succeed them to the fullest of my capabilities. i believe in customer satisfaction. if the customer isnt satisfy then i feel i haven't succeeded. My cooking style is universal coming from a interracial family i excell in all types of stlyes specializing in asian fusion, cajun-southern, and crawfish/seafood boils. i compete in crawfish boils with bringing home 2015 Ms Coast Champion

  • 43 years in business

My price is fair also we do not cut corner


Desire, passion, creativity and diversity are all but a few of the things that make Chef Pat's Cuisine stand out. With menus as varied as our clientele, there is always something that's sure to stand out. Chef Pat travels to your location and prepares your menu on-site, providing useful culinary tips and tricks for those who want to be on the up and up.


We provide elite services at a reasonable price. We are able to make your vision a reality by preparing a menu that you have created.


I provide personal chef services in your home or at a venue. I service romantic dinner for two or more, occasions and events.

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.

Do you tip a wedding caterer?

Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

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.

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.
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