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Cripple Creek Caterers

Browse these catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Cripple Creek.

Beyond BBQ
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Shawna M.
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The food was amazing! Everyone loved it. We ordered brisket, pulled pork, cornbread muffins, baked beans, mac n cheese, and cole slaw. It came with three different barbecue sauces. Delivery was on time and smooth set up. Both ladies I worked with are super friendly and efficient. I highly recommend. Very reasonably priced. We will definitely use this catering service again! Thank you very much!

Aubrey Saltus
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Leria B.
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Aubrey immediately replied to my catering inquiry. I appreciated her timely response and willingness to help!

Dickey's Barbecue Pit
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Christina W.
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Dickeys BBQ of York did a great job with our catering. The food tasted great, kept its temperature and everything was set up on time. The people delivering and setting up our event were positive and great to work with. We had over 200 people at our event and we received a number of positive comments from our guests. I will certainly work with them again.

Dine-In
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Liz M.
Verified review

Isiaih is incredible. He catered an amazing party for me. He has great menu ideas. Her arrived promptly and was kind to all guests. The food was over the top delicious and beautifully presented. The talk of the day was, "Who is the caterer?' I can't wait to have him back!! PS The roasted tomato basil parm tartlettes were the guests favorite.

Blink Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Katie K.
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Catering was great, timely and friendly! We asked if they had cookies and when they said "no" they also said "we could bring you some though!" Food was fantastic!

Kreifels Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sara R.
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Jan was great to work with! Always responsive and provided many options for our budget. She was on time for the event and needed minimal workspace. We had a bbq for about 100 people, including college students and faculty. Everyone enjoyed the food and there was plenty of leftovers. I will be using Kreifels Catering again!

MOV Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Scott B.
    Verified review

    My wife and I were just blown any with how well our wedding reception went at the Corner Stone Mansion. Chef Mario and his team severed our guest an amazing plated seven course meal flawlessly. Along with the food was great drinks and great service.

    Mariah's Place
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    Lisa O.
    Verified review

    I used Mariah'a Place for chocolate covered strawberries. .. they were the best I've ever had.. Jen is very caring and concerned about her customers needs. I'm looking forward to the valentine gifts I have ordered... will let you know but I'm sure I will be happy..

    • 20 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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    I am able to accommodate most menus. I make an attractive plate that looks as good as it tastes! I also have no problem with tasting appointments.

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    We are your venue for everything great! We have a professional chef and professional catering team. We are detail oriented. It was nothing less than your own personalized event that goes flawlessly!

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    We're an event center that holds up to 300 people with full-service catering and bar service. It also has many special features, is very affordable and has great customer service.

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    We serve breakfast, luncheon, or dinner! We offer food like Sunday dinner at grandma's but made with a modern twist!

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    Home made from scratch in the kitchen. Nothing frozen always freah products. Its not just a job to us, we take pride and joy when we are able to cook and serve.

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    We feature slow-smoked meats and offer full sides and desserts to make your event great. We can drop and go, or we offer full-service serving with servers.

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    I cook at home all the time, and I make fresh and delicious food that is also as healthy as possible. I am reasonably priced as I enjoy cooking as a hobby.

    • 11 years in business
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    Heartland Cafe and Catering is a great place where family and friends meet. Our food is homemade and very good. We have a great menu!

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    We serve 24-hour smoked pulled pork, potato salad, coleslaw, chips and original coney dogs served on Hebrew National's dogs. We also have a hot dog cart!

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    We make everything fresh and from scratch. Presentation plays a key element in our product. Not to mention the highest quality as well. Check out some of our comments and pics on facebook or our website.

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    I have excellent variety of food choices, from Mexican to American, with excellent finger foods to heavy meals. I offer great prices.

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    We are a catering business that is here to provide you with excellent customer service and to take care of all your catering needs!

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    WPC strives to bring quality cuisine to event guests and clients through pristine attention to detail, safety, and health standards.

    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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