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Monroe Picnic Caterers

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An Affair to Remember
4.8
from 109 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 179 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chrissy R.
Verified review

Carmen and her team are some of the hardest working people I have had the honor to see in action. We chose An Affair to Remember to cater our daughter's wedding in Morganton because she is down-to-earth and seemed very service-oriented. If there is something we need at weddings is service. Carmen's team exceeded our expectations. For the sake of simplicity I asked Carmen to prepare a buffet. Everyone said the food was delicious. As the mother of the bride I had no appetite (except for champagne). All the food was devoured. I feel I did not take advantage Carmen's full abilities by not asking for passed appetizers or food stations. She arrived with her team around noon and stayed until 11pm to wash all our rented dishes and clean up. By the time she left our kitchen was spotless. Bravo, Carmen. The only thing I would add for someone who has never had a caterer: buy your own ice. It was an oversight on my part and assumed caterers brought it. Thankfully I had a willing guest happy to run out for it. Another thing: We had a cheesecake wedding cake and I was worried about cutting it. Carmen stepped in and said she would cut it and set out the coffee service at the same time. She helped make our wedding wonderful.

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Personal Chef to the Stars
4.9
from 98 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jordan H.
Verified review

I highly recommend Chef Tyler! We were hosting a work dinner and I decided at the last minute that I wanted more than just a caterer- I wanted to make it a special experience for everyone!! Special it was- it was a fabulous experience!! We called Chef Tyler on Saturday afternoon for a Monday evening event and he came through like a champ. Delicious appetizer tidbits including: grilled figs wrapped in prosciutto, several bruschettae (That’s plural for Bruschetta), charred okra, and grilled shrimp – all with local seasonal ingredients. These were both passed and serve on the buffet table. Then an amazing dinner buffet with Barbecued Chicken, cooked Sous Vide then seared on the grill; mango corn salsa (Yum!), summer veggie pasta salad, heirloom tomatoes and other scrumptious sides. Followed by fresh peach shortcake that was to die for. We raved, the guests raved, and you would have too if you’d been here. Now, we are looking for a new excuse to have him and his team back again. I highly recommend him!

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Chef Segreto
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pete F.
Verified review

100% satisfied. We used Julian (Chef Segreto) and his wife Lilly for a catering event at our house in Dec 2017. We had approx 30 people over. The food Julian made was incredible. The service that Julian & Lilly provided was top-notch. We will definitely be using them again next year. We recommend Chef Segreto & Lilly without reservation! Pete & Kate Ford

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diedra S.
Verified review

The Howell Family Reunion Picnic was a success . The food was amazing. Latonya and crew did a wonderful job . Thank you all again!!!!!!

Gourmet To Go
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah W.
Verified review

Jim is a superb caterer. He catered a convention for children with 40 people in attendance, which were mostly adults. It was held in North Charlotte at the Drury Inn and Suites. He kept in touch with me throughout the entire process and delivered the most delicious food my group has ever tasted.He arrived on time and the setup at the event was swift as he obviously knew what he was doing. He even included items I had not considered. His pricing is excellent and the serving size was extremely generous. I had guests inquire about the caterer due to the excellent food that they had eaten. We had chicken and everyone commented on how perfectly prepared it was.I highly recommend his services and I would not hesitate to use him again when the need arises.

Roosterdoodles Cafe and Cake
4.2
from 35 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Dianne S.
Verified review

Roosterdoodles catered my parents 50th wedding Anniversary and I can't even find good enough words to describe how great the entire experience was to have worked with them. They were kind and professional from the moment I met with them all the way up until they finished my event. The food they prepared was over the moon delicious and presented with so much care and personal touches. My guests kept asking who the caterer was. After this whole experience they feel like family to me and I will use them for every special event I have!!!! A huge THANK YOU and a round of applause to the lovely Donato's!!!!!!!��

Senvette Catering
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Kemet M.
Verified review

Senvette catered food for my wedding and it was amazing!! Days after my wedding people are still telling me how good the food was. We had the lemon herb chicken, green beans, mac n cheese, salad and warm dinner rolls. Yolanda absolutely ROCKED with her services at my wedding. My husband and I highly recommend her to anyone for any size event.

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Saucy Spoon Cooking
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rich E.
Verified review

Jessica whipped up a dinner for 10 at our place. The appetizers and dinner were fantastic. Jessica was a bundle of energy and on the go from the time she arrived until the time she left. Not only was she our chef, but server and cleaned up as well. We did 3 appetizers; shrimp cocktail, stuffed mushrooms and caprese salads. It was probably too much for 10 people but each one of them was terrific. Caesar salad proceeded our dinner of filet mignon with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach. Your guests will love the food.

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Top Hat Event Planning
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Celeste K.
Verified review

Top Hat Event Planning is outsatnding. Liane and her staff were amazing.They not only made sure my guest were well catered to , her staff made everthing so perfectly elegant for my 50th birthday party.. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to hire for their next event. I will be using Top Hat again for my next event. Over extended herself and staff for my event. Thank you so much Liane....

David Mallard - Private Chef
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Naomi E D.
Verified review

Chef Dave prepared Christmas Dinner for my family of six. He prepared 2 meats, 3 sides, an additional entree served with white rice, an appetizer and a dessert. Everything was delicious! The meats were well seasoned, juicy and tender. The sides were flavorful. The dessert was a perfect to wonderful meal. There was so much food that I was able to send my brother home with leftovers, freeze enough food for dinner on New Years Day and have leftovers to eat after Christmas. Chef Dave was prompt, friendly and professional. My family and I will be hiring him again in the future.

Divine Cultural Cuisine
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Derrick R.
Verified review

I used Divine Cultural Cuisine for a private dinner party for 4. The Chef showed up on time with all the equipment. He was very careful and precise in cleaning his work area before and AFTER dinner. The party started at 7 pm and he showed up around 615pm to start prep work. Our menu was amazing and I am still full while typing this review. It consisted of Savannah calamari and crab stuffed shrimp as an appetizer. The portions were huge. We literally had to tell him to take the plate from us or we wouldn't have been able to eat the entree or dessert. I have to add, he applied some "orange sauce" to the shrimp that I literally would drink a bucket of. Chef Reeves is a saucier by trade so he knows what he is doing. Next, we were served a mixed green salad with a warm raspberry hazelnut dressing which was divine. Our main course was a surf and turf menu of orange soy glazed salmon and NY strip with mixed veggies and potato cakes. I don't know where to start. The steak was cooked perfectly. Salmon was cooked so well that I am troubled that I may never be able to cook salmon in my household again. And this orange soy glaze. He wouldn't tell us the ingredients but we tried to bribe him an undisclosed amount of money which he politely refused. I personally like grits so he made a side dish of his grits. They were the best grits I have ever tasted in my life and I am born and raised in the South. Just a wonderful meal from this point that was about to blow our minds. For dessert, might I add I don't even remember when he prepared it as we were stuffing our faces, creme brulee cheesecake with a white chocolate sauce and red velvet cake shooters with fresh fruit. The entire meal was better than I ever expected. My only regret is that we didn't know Chef Reeves and Divine Cultural Cuisine when we were getting married as we surely would have had him cater for us. We will be reaching out to him. We will be using him in the future and I truly believe if you have read all of this review up to this point, you will use him too.

  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Blair C.
Verified review

The ladies are family oriented and made my first catering experience super easy! I would use them for future events!

Adom Grace Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kwamena W.
Verified review

Great catering experience for our engagement party and wedding reception! Food was excellent. Will definitely call on them in the future for other events.

Homestyle Gourmet
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shelia S.
Verified review

Homestyle Gourmet prepared dinner for our wedding anniversary. My husband and I were very impressed. The food was just amazing. The portions were huge and the presentation was out of this world. Will definitely select them again.

Pig-N-Vittles
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lynette W.
Verified review

I have been looking for a Caterer for my daughter's wedding. I knew she wanted a Down-Home Southern BBQ. I began emailing different caterers. Matthew was so prompt in responding to me. He was extremely patient, as this is my first time planning a wedding. Matthew took the time to answer every single question I had. And Logan was a joy to deal with on the phone. I did find other Caterers that may have cost a little less, but I believe in providing excellent customer service and these two gentlemen have done just that!!! Thank you Matthew and Logan for making this an easy choice!! I so look forward to meeting you in the Spring!!!

The Cook Nook
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Christine D.
Verified review

I had Catherine cater a birthday brunch for me and a couple girlfriends and it was amazing! Not only is she very personable, she made sweet potato biscuits that I could have eaten 100 of! I am hiring her again to help with a bridal shower and would recommend her without hesitation for any small event you may have. The Cook Nook has delicious food and is delightful to work with!

Milagro's Latin Cuisine
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Natalia M.
Verified review

My wedding was catered by Milagro's Latin Cuisine. I am Puerto Rican and my husband is Caucasian. We wanted to incorporate the culture and it was important to us to have authentic Puerto Rican food served during our reception. Not only was the food tasteful but I was really impressed with the way the chef surprised my husband and I with a small delicacy on each of our plates. We weren't expecting it! Everyone at our wedding raved about how delicious the food was. Glady's was very responsive, realiable, professional and creative. I highly recommend.

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Elena E.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with you. Your professionalism and easy going attitude really made a difference. Elena

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I have been a chef for 13 years, and after being in restaurants, I decided to bring my artistic creations to life through catering and specialty cakes for all occasions. I take pride in all my creations, and I cannot wait to make your vision come to life!

Caribbean Take Out

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  • New on Thumbtack
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I specialized in Caribbean favorites. I am knowledgeable in other culture dishes. All dishes are cook from scratches.

Sage Garden Catering

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  • New on Thumbtack
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We pride ourselves on superior service and fresh, homemade items many other caterers seem to ignore. Your order will be handled and supervised by an owner directly, who will insure everything comes together as it should. We guarantee your satisfaction 200% - double your money back if you are not satisfied.

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