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Omaha Wedding Caterers

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Catering for Causes
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
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Holly J.
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Erin catered our wedding and it was outstanding. She went well above and beyond what I expected and she is a great person on top of it all! You won't be disappointed and will want to hire her for every event!

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!

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  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Vicki M.
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Great service. The BBQ beans were the biggest hit. Just wish I would have had a way to keep them and the brats warm for awhile but they were still great. Also potato salad & cold slaw were excellent. Would use them again

All Inclusive Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff P.
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I have been using All Inclusive Catering for all my events and I have yet to be disappointed. Amazing food, prices, service, and quick to respond. Just last month they catered my son's graduation party and I barely had any food left over. Everyone kept going back for 2nds, 3rds, and more!

Hog Wild Pit BBQ Company
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
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Brian, Myles and the whole team at Hog Wild Pit BBQ have been amazing to work with! They set us up with a free tasting and we had to take our kiddos with us, they were more than happy to bring more than enough food out for the kids to help us pick the food we wanted for the wedding! I have and will continue to tell all of my friends and family about their amazing customer service! I cannot wait to see how everything turns out at the reception, but I'm more than confident in their ability to make everything simple and seamless for us! All the best!

MOV Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Scott B.
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    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.

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

    • 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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    At Brandeis Catering, we have Tip Top Downtown Ballroom, which is perfect for large events such as wedding receptions and fundraising events in Omaha, Nebraska (NE).

    • 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'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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    I provide sit-down, plated meal or full-service catering. As full-service may or may not include passed appetizers, desserts and beverage stations. In addition, full service catering generally includes accessories such as linens, plates, utensils, serving dishes and full cleanup.

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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!

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

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    We take the ordinary, and make it extraordinary. We offer full-service wedding design, coordination and implementation. Why buy when you can rent and save. We already own everything, so we can save you money.

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    I'm a top wedding photographer in the Omaha area! I offer fantastic photos at reasonable prices. A disk with all of your images included is provided.

    • 8 years in business
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    We customize each clients menu to fit their budget and or event to create an unforgettable dining experience.

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    Rocky is an award-winning chef with a passion for providing great food and service. He is now expanding his catering business.

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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.

    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.

    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.

    How much should catering cost for a wedding?

    The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

    • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
    • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
    • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
    • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

    How do you serve food at a wedding?

    Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

    • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
    • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
    • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
    • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
    • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.
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