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Sedgefield Holiday Caterers

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An Affair to Remember
4.8
from 121 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josephina L.
Verified review

Carmen and her staff were outstanding! Everyone at the wedding complemented the food and the appearance of the food! She offered us rentals for tablecloths and her crystal trees to! Unlike most caterers, she was able to offer this to me! She helped so much with everything anything she could!

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Personal Chef to the Stars
5.0
from 107 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan R.
Verified review

This was our organization’s Holiday Dinner – I volunteered my house as it is large and can hold lots of guests (100 plus). I negotiated with Chef Tyler and he developed a creative menu that addressed all of our needs. On the appointed day, he and his crew of six staff, including several from the local culinary school, just took over and in a few short hours prepared the most amazing and delicious meal – Yummy hors d’oeuvres, several entrees (Cherry Glazed Pork Loin and Mushroom Bourgogne) plus sides and a wonderful holiday dessert. The big hit was the Kale Salad and everyone wanted the recipe. I can’t imagine a smoother or more elegant event. Also a terrific job on clean-up. I highly recommend Chef Tyler and his team for similar large events.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bud M.
Verified review

We needed catering of lunch and dinner for at least 30 days to possibly 1 year, 7 days every week for approximately 100 people with emphasis on vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and special diets. Many caterers with great reviews were easy to dismiss once they were interviewed. Carolina catering delivered what they promised: delicious food at a reasonable price with excellent personal service and a huge selection - even for those special dietary needs. I have used caterers throughout the country to take on this monumental task and no one has delivered the quality, variety, and scrumptious food Carolina Gourmet Catering has. I cannot thank them enough. And, by the way, we are 3 weeks into our project and continue to be very happy with the results. The only problem we have had was running out of food because people have been going back for second and third helpings because the food is so good! Make sure you prepare for this if it's buffet style.

A Taste of Soul Catering
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline G.
Verified review

Ordered catering from Tonya for a conference. Good food but ran out of chicken, mashed potatoes, and mac and cheese before all people were served.

Roosterdoodles Cafe and Cake
4.4
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela K.
Verified review

Right from the start Sue was very easy to work with. She responded quickly to my questions as I was deciding on who to cater my daughter's wedding. Her confidence and accommodating manner won me over and I decided to go with Roosterdoodles for the big day. The selections to choose from for my menu were incredible. There was so much to choose from. I was able to choose just the perfect mix of food for the guests we were having. She made a trip to Clifton Park to meet me, see the venue,and offereed suggestions as to the table set up, etc. AS we neared the day, she responded with confirmations and asked if there was anything else she could help me with, like the cake and favors. I described the cake I was looking for and she said she could do anything. I decided to go with her for it, so she did everything. IShe offered some suggestions I did not want and I was very specific about what I wanted and she gave me exactly what I wanted. On the wedding day, she arrived with a small crew and delivered. She called to let me know exactly when she would be arriving and was on time. She and her crew worked the whole event, tending to the buffet and preparing the dessert table and clearing the buffet food. The presentation was gorgeous for everything, very classy. The mediterranean platter was unbelievable. The beef brisket was so tender, not tough like you often get with large quantities. The chicken was also incredibly tender and juicy, just perfect. The flavors of her sauces were mouth watering and obviously home made. The food was delicious. Everyone at my table all ask who catered. THey said it was the best wedding food they ever had. One guest said he rarely saw the quality of food that we had and he is global traveler by trade. Later that day and even the next two days, as I ran into friends and family, everyone commented on how amazing the food was. Some attended a wedding at a very popular country club in the area and they all agreed that my wedding was superior, both in the event itself and in the food. Susan's price was very reasonable, the service was excellent, and the food was out of this world. The cake was something like I had seen on pinterest. It was exactly what I wanted, even better! I will definately use Susan again. I can't wait to taste her other dishes. I may even make a trip to Cairo to visit her cafe. I know it would be worth the trip. I highly recommend Roosterdoodles for your event. You won't regret it!

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Saucy Spoon Cooking
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Trevor D.
Verified review

It was easy to coordinate with Jessica and the meal was fabulous. Thanks for a great dinner party!

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Senvette Catering
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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.

Top Hat Event Planning
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Mitch L.
Verified review

Liane and her team were beyond amazing. Bartenders were prompt, friendly, dressed neat and tidy, and went above and beyond our expectations. Liane was very helpful and you could tell she knew her stuff after our first conversation. We met to go over the logistics and she asked every question you would hope an event coordinator would ask, she even asked about some things we hadn't thought about - which is incredibly helpful when you're planning a wedding on your own - it was a huge sigh of relief to have something taken off of your plate and know it would be handled exactly as you wanted. I had tons of things on my mind on my wedding day that I was worried about, Liane and her team were not one of those things. You'll be hard-pressed to find an event planner with the superb level of service that Liane offers. 10/10, would highly recommend.

  • 10 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Bre L.
Verified review

I cannot thank you enough!! The kids had a blast on the bouncy house slide!! It was a pleasure working with you guys!! Very professional business! I will definitely recommend your service to others!! I look forward to working with you in the future!! Thanks again! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

Homestyle Gourmet
4.9
from 13 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.

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The Cook Nook
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa M.
Verified review

Catherine is phenomenal to work with! From the meal planning discussions to arrival at the house for party prep, she's a dream come true! Friendly, flexible and full of fun ideas on how to make your party a success and have people talking about the food (they still are, days later!). She's also a team player- and rushed outside when a downpour threatened to soak all the patio cushions! I was thankful to be able to dig into some leftovers the next day as the food was so delish. I encourage anyone to hire Catherine as your right hand woman for any party planning! I certainly will again and make sure my friends have her # on hand too!

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Cooking With Joya LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leah M.
Verified review

Very professional! She made food for my bridal shower and all my girls there loved it! Food taste fresh, very tasty but not too heavy on your stomach and just amazingly delicious!

Epps Bistro
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn E.
Verified review

Terique Epps/Epps Bistro hosted a Mother's Day Dinner last year (2014) for myself and other family members. Everything he prepared was simply delicious and mouthwatering . I have been to several other events where he was the Chef and have never been disappointed. I would recommend him highly!!!!

Divine Cultural Cuisine
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
Verified review

DCC did an awesome job catering my family reunion brunch for approximately 60 people. The food was great and the service was exceptional! I highly recommend them for any catering opportunity!

Taste of Heaven Cafe
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Vanesa C.
Verified review

He truly made my day special!! Everything was perfect; from the food to the professionalism! He was very prompt for the wedding and just an overall true blessing to work with! If you are looking for a caterer he is the way to go!!

Endless Creations, LLC.
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Calaya C.
Verified review

They provided the cheesecake for my wedding cake and it was amazingly tasty and beautiful!!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie P.
Verified review

Worked with me on payments the wedding cake was more than I could have asked for and taste amazing!

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nick B.
Verified review

We have used Total Events for two separate occasions, and been so pleased! We’ve never had catered food that was as delicious! They are extremely professional, have an abundance of knowledge of their craft, and are very easy to work with.

Events To Be Remembered
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Savannah J.
Verified review

Amber Is amazing! She planned every aspect of our event so that all we had to do is meet with the vendors if needed. I also had her design our invitations, setup our website, handle RSVPs, and guest accommodations coming from out of town. This saved us so much time since we are both so busy with work. She also kept the pricing low so we didn't start off our new life together with losing a huge chunk of money. The month out she was even more incredible with coordinating all the vendors and making sure they were all on a timeline to walking the venue with us to ensure everything was setup how we envisioned. The day of I felt ZERO stress knowing she was handling vendor setup and guiding the wedding party. Everyone had a great time and I thank Amber for that and her amazing vendors. I am referring everyone to her and have already booked her to setup both my husband's Holiday Party and my birthday party. Cannot say enough great things about her and so happy I found her. Trust me you want to work with her!

  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jamir W.
Verified review

Jamir is a greaaaat Chef!!! He cooked for me and my husband for our anniversary and the food was on point!!!! Definitely recommend!!!

Chef Terry personal chef
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Regina H.
Verified review

We had a catered breakfast and the food was absolutely delicious! The guys were professional and very friendly. We will definitely have them again.

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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for holiday caterers in Sedgefield

Need Event Catering (Drop-off)

Charlotte, NC

  • Event type
    Other (Thanksgiving style)
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Dishes and beverages
    Appetizer(s), Dessert(s), Beverages (alcoholic)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort)
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Head count
    50-75
  • Budget per person
    $10-$20 per person
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    We are a high rise apartment building planning an early thanksgiving event for our residents. Would also be a great way to market to high end clients in our building for your business
  • $728.38
    Average price

Need caterer

Charlotte, NC

  • Event type
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    This holiday party will be for my staff. I will have some food to supplement, so mostly looking for things that are not easy for me to pick up and prepare quickly. I'll have the drinks I think, but also looking to talk about pricing and options for everything.
  • $750
    Average price

Need Drop-Off Caterer

Charlotte, NC

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Dishes and beverages
    Full meal, Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Mediterranean
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Head count
    25-50
  • Budget per person
    $21-$30 per person
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    For Charity, supporting homeless families in need
  • $336
    Average price
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