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LookAtDatDer BBQ & Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
JahKerria S.
Verified review

Ivan is awesome cook. He takes pride in his work. He doesn't believe in sending out anything less than the average. Also his wife is great with customers. They both value their customers. Hard work is what they both do! The quickness of a reply is almost instant. Professionalism is off the charts. #OMyWord

T.J. Ruffin's
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Kimberly T.
Verified review

After being recommended by a friend, I decided to use T.J. Ruffins to cater for my graduation party. They did a great job! Very reliable and great communication, which was great because my guest list kept growing. Everyone loved the food and kept asking where it was from. Definitely will use them again in the future!

A Sweet Life
1.0
from 1 review
    About

    We specialize in helping you have a sweet life. Our specialties include cakes for all occasions as well as cookies, cupcakes, brownies, pies, and more. Some recipes can be modified for special diets and/or food allergies. In-home catering is also available for lean, clean, and green meals or just everyday dining. Whatever your palate, we want to make it sweeter by taking the work out of it for you and leaving just the goodness of the food!

    About

    We provide catering and bartending services for our clients. We will also provide food services such as serving and cleaning for the clients. I am a graduate of Nash Community College in 2009 for catering and management services.

    About

    I enjoy doing parties. I make people happy and feel welcome while they are having the time of their life. I will cater to them if needed and serve as well. Please contact me if needed.

    About

    I have a passion for cooking, and I love to try new recipes. I love to see that the clients are satisfied with the foods I make. I care about what I put out to my clients, because god has blessed me with a great gift. I have blessed hands.

    About

    I provide my culinary skills to every meal I prepare. If you, a person, names it, I will do my best to prepare it the way they would like it.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    My work stands out from others because I cook and bake with love. My food not only looks good it taste good as well. My cakes are not only beautiful the are moist and delicious. I offer complete Event services for a great price. Because there is no middle-man I can offer my services at very cost efficient prices.

    About

    I am willing to do some catering wherever you choose for me. I used to do banquet servicing in Lexington, Kentucky.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    Seeing you smile from ear to ear as your guests enjoy every aspect of your event. Set-up, Clean-up, servers, buffet etc.

    About

    I offer restaurant consulting services for private engagements. I am also a private chef catering special events and pop-up venues.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    All of our work is created with determination to please the customers.

    • 7 years in business
    About

    We dont know of anyone else that will come to you and cook on site. If you want a pig pickin and want to eat at lunch time, we may be at your place at four in the morning to start cooking, You get the full experience of the smoke rolling off the grill and the smells in the air.

    About

    I have multiple years of experience in bartending. I worked in an oyster bar on the beach in Florida and as a bar manager at a fine dining jazz club.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    At S&S Catering I strive to get customers the true feel of southern hospitality and southern cuisine. Along with competitive prices and excellent customer service.

    About

    We're available for party planning, weddings and anniversaries. We cater to all. We started our business together because we enjoy cooking and people were looking for good food. It's hard to find good restaurants where we live, and people don't cook anymore like the good olden days. We cooked Thanksgiving dinner one year and the food was fabulous; we've been catering together every since. We've catered for all special occasions.

    About

    We make sure our guests are happy and satisfied. Everything is up to par and readied the way they would want it. We aim to please!

    • 5 years in business
    About

    I provide catering to all event; however, china will cost more to use than paperware but will be used upon request.

    About

    We do all types of services and we design each menu to the likes of our client. What really stands out about us is that we give back with every event. We are a Christian based catering service that give to Arthur Christian Church in Bell Arthur, NC. The Chef/owner is the Youth Minister at the church and he believes in giving back to the God who have him the skills to do this profession. Please check the website out and do a request form.

    About

    Catering meals are done just the way you like it. I can provide country cooking or more classic meals. My main goal is to please you and your guest.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    I have been cooking southern dishes for over 40 years as my culture as well as professional

    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.
    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.