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Raleigh Private Catering Services

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Zacki's Culinary Creations
4.8
from 85 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Terry B.
Verified review

Zacki''s culinary genius is simply amazing. Her famous seasonings has broaden my palate and introduced me to dishes I thought I would never eat. Her hometown southern cooking is her absolute best in my opinion! Her professionalism, her presentation, and the individual touch she put on her client tailoring each experience can not be matched. I would HIGHLY recommend her services for any private catering.

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CookWhere
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carl B.
Verified review

In my search for a personal Chef to prepare the meal for my wife’s Birthday party (of 6) at our home, I took to the internet and found the Thumbtack website. With a few clicks I entered the required information and waited for Chef’s to contact me via email. I was a little skeptical about who would be reaching out to me, and set my on a couple local companies I knew for a quote. I was down to 6 days. Of all the Chef’s I heard from, Chef Nico stood out to me because first he is in the Army and my wife is retired Army, and he didn’t send me to a website to review a thousand menu offerings like everyone else. He sent me a note with a quote and 5 or 6 choices per category. He told me to choose a salad, 2 appetizers, 2 entree and dessert. This made the process so much simpler for my personality. Once I sent him my initial thoughts for the food, I was able to set-up a call with him and discuss all the logistics and finalize a custom dinner offering. He is really easy to talk to and accommodating. He even sent me additional dessert options because although fantastic, the originals were not what I thought she would enjoy the most. We even added a Chef’s table concept so he would interact with the family during the cooking process. About 3 hrs. before the event I texted Chef to let him know my party of 6 was now a party for 7! My son came home for college to attend the party and brought his girlfriend. Chef wasn’t fazed by the last minute change at all and also advised me that he couldn’t find any fresh Calamari so he was switching one appetizer to Coconut shrimp w/ raspberry horseradish. As expected from a military man he and his assistant Sam were on time, made themselves at home in the kitchen and began prepping and preparing the food. With the first bite we knew we would be in for something special. The presentation was first class and the taste was incredible. He was able to chat with the family and talk a little Army with my wife. There were a couple hiccups, but nothing big. I was really impressed at how they managed to set everything up at in our home and how they cleaned it all up before leaving! I would recommend US Army Chef Nico to anyone needing a personal Chef. I plan to use him again. This was much better than any restaurant experience I could have given her.

Chef Matthew Hoyes
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki S.
Verified review

Chef Matthew prepared a 50th Anniversary tour of my in-laws lives together. He came to my home, prepared all the food, had incredible servers that came and helped with everything else. From setting up, passing food, making sure the punch and wine were refilled and cutting the cake. The food was absolutely amazing and everyone at the party was raving about it. When the party was over, they cleaned up everything. I swear, my oven is cleaner than when he got here!!! They even started a load of kitchen towels in the laundry room. This was an amazing experience with a very talented chef!!! It makes me want to have more parties so that I can hire him again. The cost was a lot less than we had expected also, but we had no idea what something like this would cost. I highly recommend Chef Matthew!!!!!

Em’s Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Megan S.
Verified review

We’ve used Em’s catering for both large events and small meals (like a delivery meal to a new mama). She is consistently professional and her food is great. While some chef’s excel in one particular area, all of Em’s food (from appetizers to main dishes, sides, and desserts) are wonderful. Our personal favorites are: Beef Wellington, mushroom risotto, grilled romaine Caesar, warm pumpkin cake, and her yearly Christmas cookies. (I have Em bake cookies for all of my kids teachers) She’s sweet and easy to work with-highly recommend!

Fantacy Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Tina G.
Verified review

Fantacy Events exceeded our expectations decorating and catering our mentoring formal. Thanks for a job well done. We will definitely use them again for future events .

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Rebecca E.
Verified review

Joe catered my husband's 50th birthday party. The food was amazing, and my friends are still talking about the beef tenderloin and duck wontons. From set up to clean up, the service was unbelievable.

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Erin C.
Verified review

Oak and Dagger was a pleasure to work with start to finish-- from the planning of our event to the execution! Our particular event was a 50-60 guest “meet and mingle” with some business training mixed in. We did an hour of “brews and bites” followed by a PowerPoint seminar and Q&A session, spending the remainder of our evening socializing and relaxing in the fun brewery atmosphere with our customers. Oak and Dagger was an excellent venue for this with their back bar dedicated to our event, and the semi-private seating area was ideal for our presentation. Assistant General Manager Rachel Bender responded quickly to my information request with details, pricing, and availability. Chef Monica Molina worked with me on selecting food and beverages to fit our budget and a range of tastes and it was delicious and presented well-- not your average, boring banquet food. On-site, the event staff was friendly, helpful, and pro-active in meeting our needs for setup, service, and breakdown-- thank you to our server, Drew, and bartender, Duke. Their location is convenient and easy to find, and parking is ample and free. Whether you’re planning a personal or business event, this professional event planner highly recommends considering Oak and Dagger Public House!

  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tameka J.
Verified review

Chef Veronique MacRae and The Tasty Alternative catering services were exceptionally professional and a great value. I will definitely be contacting her again add opportunities should arise and informing everyone I know. Thank you for all that you do. May God grant favor and much success.

Comfort Cuisine
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Holly H.
Verified review

I recommend highly Maggie and Comfort Cuisine. She has helped me with dinners for business associates and all kinds of family gatherings including milestone birthdays, engagement parties, and most recently a welcome party before my daughter's wedding. It is cheaper and better than going to a restaurant. All I have to do is get the house clean and decide on a menu, and Maggie takes over. No worries. The food is delicious and her flower arrangements are incredible. Her helpers are efficient and so very nice to work with. For easy, wonderful, at home catered dinners and parties, there is no one better than Maggie and Comfort Cuisine!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melody H.
Verified review

Our company had customers visiting and we needed lunch for them and the whole shop. I found Hargett Music, Sound & Catering on Thumbtack and made the call. I needed food for about 40 people. The food was delicious and tasted like grandma's home cooking! I will definitely call on them again. Everyone gave it a big thumbs up!!

T.J. Ruffin's
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Shelia M.
Verified review

They arrived on time and was very professional. The service and food was excellent. The food was more than enough for my guest! I will definitely be contacting them for my next event

Event Planning & Catering
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Anne W.
Verified review

Mr. Dawes catered a dinner party.

Cordial Nights
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
Verified review

Everything about our dinner was absolutely amazing. Chef Madison carefully planned out a delicious 6 course meal for our friends that was impressive and of the best quality I have seen in this area. We will definitely use Cordial Nights again for all our upcoming private dinner events.

  • New on Thumbtack
Steven G.
Verified review

Simply scrumptious are the absolute best caterers I have ever used hands down! The food is amazing. They cook any type of food you can imagine. The shrimp and grits and the roast chicken were to die for. I have used them for cookouts, graduation parties, work events, and birthday parties. They are always prompt and professional.

A Sweet Life
1.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
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!

  • New on Thumbtack
About

We are certified chef instructors with over 30 years of experience. We offer cooking and baking lessons. We cater events, wedding and specialty cakes, wine parties and intimate dinners. All food is prepared in a commercial kitchen. We are ServSafe certified.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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

We make everything from scratch, including our fish and chicken batter. We make homemade chili. We make burgers with 100% ground beef, fresh-squeezed lemonade, and lots more. We do all types of Southern style cooking. Oh, taste and see that it is good!

  • New on Thumbtack
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We do country cooking. We put love in everything we do. Customer service is our business. We love what we do.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

We are a company that enjoys cooking and catering for our local church. We are friendly and believe that the customers are always right. We do community feeding through our local church. We enjoy people from all walks of life. We decorate according to our stock and colors. We are willing to see the vision the client has and do our best to provide elegance at affordable prices. We do this not just for the money but because we enjoy people. We will adapt and learn new recipes for all types of clients. All we ask is for a chance. We are cooking with love.

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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.

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