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Southaven Food Service Professionals

Browse these food service professionals with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Southaven.

Sweet Potato Baby
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Eric S.
Verified review

WOW! That's all I can say about the service and food we received from Sweet Potato Baby. Everything was setup on time, looked amazing, and more importantly tasted GREAT. I appreciate Aryen and her team that helped make our celebration a success.

PerfecTiming Catering
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Cameron H.
Verified review

Renee's Catering Service & Food Is Outstanding !! I Would Recommend Her a Services To Everyone. ! Keep Up The Great Work

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Berni D.
Verified review

Awesome service with a smile!! The best catering and food in town!!!

  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Natacha D.
Verified review

Athalia is by the best baker I have encountered! She made my wedding shower cake and everyone talked about how good it was for months. They were pretty disappointed that she wouldn't be in town to make our wedding cake was I. Not only does Athalia's food and baked goods taste delectable, she is a professional, attentive, punctual and has amazing customer service! I will continue to support Athalia in her endeavors because she is phenomenal at what she does! One loyal customer, Tacha :)

Elite catering by Ana
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Blas B.
Verified review

People loved the food and the service. Very professional and responsive to the needs of the event and patrons.

J Bernard Events & Catering
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marie K.
Verified review

Jason did an outstanding, gorgeous food display at my 50th birthday party. The food was so delicious, especially the shrimp and sausage salad! The fruit kabobs was off the chain and the chicken salad croissant ... Yummy! Jason is so professional and goes beyond to make sure that your event is top of the line. He has an artistic flare with food like no other caterer. You will not be disappointed, but amazed! His prices are unbeatable! He will forever be my caterer! Everyone is still raving about the food and the display. Thank you sooooooo much!

JoBeth Graves
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

I am a repeat customer that has thoroughly enjoyed this delicious food and service! My family is a tough crowd to please good wise and JoBeth always comes through with delicious cuts of meat, spanokopita, and more!

Dinner 4Tou
from 3 reviews
    Alysia T.
    Verified review

    The food was great awsome experience.

    Tastebudz foods & catering
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Lawrence S.
    Verified review

    Great food and even better service!!!

    Simple Elegance
    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Carol P.
    Verified review

    The set- up was excellent and the food was great seasoned welled, they were on time and very professional, I would use them again

    El Porton
    from 1 review
      Deanna Z.
      Verified review

      Loved the food, people, service was excellent. We had a birthday party and there were no complaints. Planning on another corporate event.

      Mae's catering
      from 1 review
      • 18 years in business
      Dinetta H.
      Verified review

      From the first meeting she made me feel at ease with her warm personality. I used Ms. Mae for a Christmas party for one hundred and fifty guest. Everyone had plenty to eat and drink throughout the evening. Her set up was amazing and the food was outstanding. She did everything, from the set up to cleaning up afterwards. I truly recommend Mae's Catering to be your next caterer.

      Blessed Belly Foods
      from 1 review
      • 10 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Jeffrey B.
      Verified review

      Chante was excellent. I wanted to try a chef at the house for my wife's birthday. The meal was great. The chef did all of the shopping, prep and serving and left the kitchen spotless. Great time.

      2 Lu's Catering
      from 1 review
      • 8 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Joseph W.
      Verified review

      Food was very good especially the desserts. It was complimented by a great fruit plate and really good salad. All-in-All, a wonderful meal by Timothy.


      I offer great food, good prices, and great services. I provide Mexican food. I have 28 years of food service experience. Call me for any party.

      • 7 years in business


      The JoyRide food truck specializes in Cuban sandwiches and Latin eats from Puerto Rico. We are serving Midtown, Downtown, and East Memphis.

      • 13 years in business

      I trained under French Master Chef Jose Gutierrez at Chez Phillippe in The Peabody and worked at other fine dining establishments in Memphis.

      • 9 years in business

      Carnival Food Year Round is a vendor for national and local events. Cotton candy is served in bulk. Let's be honest; you don't go to the carnival just for the rides. You go to the carnival for great carnival food, like funnel cakes, candy apples, corn dogs, cotton candy, polish sausage, and more. Lynette and Eldrid Hill recognized this fact and came up with the million-dollar idea to open a restaurant that serves carnival food everyday. Carnival Food Year Round is not only a local restaurant but offers carnival foods nationally for your events and for fundraising.


      I am a Memphis based chef and caterer. My career began in early middle school where I sold cupcakes and allergen-free cookies for those with all sorts of allergies. I now create and sell a wide assortment of delectable foods and pastries.


      Our food truck serves healthy Foods that are sustainable and naturally grown.

      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.

      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 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.

      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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      Need Drop-Off Caterer

      Memphis, TN

      • Event type
        Corporate event
      • Which meal
        Breakfast, Lunch
      • Dishes and beverages
        Appetizer(s), Beverages (alcoholic)
      • Interested in the following cuisine
        American - casual (eg: burgers and fries), American - formal (eg: steak and potatoes), Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Mexican / Latin, Mediterranean, Hors D'oeurves
      • Serving style
      • Head count
      • Budget per person
        $21-$30 per person
      • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
        Gluten-free, Vegetarian
      • Details
        My organization is hosting a day and a half event in which we will begin with a reception in an art gallery on Monday evening (9/14) with drinks and heavy hor's dourves. Then the following day we will also require catering for breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack for (9/15) while we have our workshop in the Orpheum hall.
      • $4500
        Average price
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