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Camden Party Caterers

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Top Pro
  • 17 years in business
  • 256 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeanne F.
Verified review

Chef Tony rocks! I hired Tony for a large group of 17 girls for a bachelorette party in LBI. Being new to Thumbtack and never have hired a personal chef before, I was a little nervous. Chef Tony made the entire experience seamless, enjoyable and fun--oh and of course, the food was GREAT! Don't be scared to ask questions, Chef Tony will walk you through everything and make sure your party is exactly what you want it to be.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shalon S.
Verified review

Hog Day exceeded my expectations in catering my party. We live out of state but Shannon made it easy to do everything on the phone or through thumbtack. She helped me pick out a simple menu for that backyard BBQ feel. The day of the party they came and set everything up from the food down the utensils and plates. Nothing was left out!! The food was amazing!! Everyone raved about the brisket and the macaroni and cheese!! I highly recommend Hog Day for catering your event. Thank you to Shannon for making everything so easy and for an amazing price!

Feast Caterer
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Linda S.
Verified review

Anton was so wonderful to us during the whole process. From the first phone call, picking our buffett menu and pricing. We had a set per person price and he quoted us under it. We had impeccable service at our wedding reception. His staff treated my husband an I like a king and queen. Now to the food. The best I can come up with is amazingly awesome. Everything was way beyond my expectations. Every guest personally came to us remarking how superb the food was. I highly recommend Feast Caterers for any event you may need a caterer for. I look forward to planning another event with Chef Anton.

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K.Artisme(Art-is-me)
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather G.
Verified review

Kathleen is an excellent face painter. I hired her for my daughter's my little pony themed birthday party. She was extremely professional, she brought little goody bags and a present for my daughter. All my guests at my party loved the job she done. I will definitely hire her again for another party. She was painting non stop at the party without even taking a break. I highly recommend her, and I'm so happy that I found her on Thumbtack.

A Taste of Paradise Catering
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Celia S.
Verified review

Linda has been a pleasure to work with. She has been responsive and helpful in working with us to plan our grandson's 1st birthday party in Haddonfield, NJ. scheduled for a saturday this Sept, 2015. We are looking forward to her catering the party!

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ami K.
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Could not have done a more outstanding job for our graduation party for 100 people. Highly recommend. Excellent experience. Nice people. No stone left unturned.

Jerry's Kitchen
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Saba S.
Verified review

Jerrys kitchen did a fantastic job catering for our sons graduation party - very professional courteous service and crowd pleasing food!

  • 10 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Angela B.
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We really liked S&B's set up at our wedding to make it a beautiful reception! The staff were friendly and very professional. Sodiah was especially flexible with the plans and easy to work with which helped to make the day go perfectly. The food was also great! We are thankful that they were our caterers and would recommend them to others.

  • 9 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Alex P.
Verified review

Chef Jay catered my son’s first birthday party and it was the best decision I could have made! I attended a party a few months earlier that chef Jay catered and I, along with every other guest there, raved about the food. My party was no different. I was very last minute, and even though he had another party booked the day I needed him, Chef Jay made it work for me. He was on vacation with his family when I contacted him, and still made time to talk with me and work out a menu. On the day of the party, Chef Jay arrived on time and set up quickly yet still made time for friendly conversation with my family who all expressed what a nice guy they found him to be. My guests loved the food and we even had plenty of leftovers. The biggest hit was the pulled pork because it was very unique and the flavor was incredible! Chef Jay even contacted me later that day to make sure everything went well. The next party I need catered I will definitely contact Jay again. Thanks for everything!

Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill E.
Verified review

Chef Tanya provided the appetizers and desserts for a private cocktail party of 40, to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. First, Tanya visited me at my home to get the "lay of the land" and to learn the type of appetizers that would please my crowd. Later that night Tanya sent me an email a pro-forma menu attached, and the suggestions were amazing and spot-on. No need to change a thing. Tanya and her assistant arrived 3 hours before party time with all the ingredients and equipment she would need. They made all the food from scratch, right in my kitchen: all fresh ingredients, nothing prepared or cooked elsewhere in advance. I wish I could have captured the amazing fragrances in my kitchen and bottle them! Throughout the party, Tanya collaborated with the servers, the bartender, and myself, producing wave after wave of amazing food while my guests were thoroughly entertained. At just the right moment Tanya & Co brought in the most incredible Apricot Pecan Cake, with a '6' and a '0' candle on top, and we all joined in a chorus of Happy Birthday. I could just rave on and on here, as my guests did throughout and after the party...but let me complete my story by saying that, after 3 hours of food prep and a 3 hour party of continuous food, Tanya and the servers cleaned up the entire kitchen, leaving it as they found it - freshly cleaned and spotless. As for the "planning" vs "fulfillment", Tanya's estimate of how much food would be needed was incredibly accurate...everyone ate until their hearts' content, and only small tray of hors d'oevres remained afterward...which I promptly seized for my own late night snack! Bottom Line: Chef Tanya is a complete pro and an outstanding chef. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to do something special for a special occasion. Thank you, Tanya!

Ma'idah Catering Co.
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
JILL A.
Verified review

I await my event on April 28 with eager anticipation for so far Ma'idah Catering has been super. The owner has gone out of her way to insure That I was satisfied with the menu and even visited the site to make sure what was needed to make my event shine. So far she is doing a fantastic job. I can not wait to taste the food. With her professionalism and attitude and pleasing service methods exhibited so far I am sure my event will be awesome. The right caterer for the job!

The Little Sicilian
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bobby S.
Verified review

Vince and The Little Sicilian did a great job catering my son's birthday party. The food was absolutely delicious. We had pizza, riceballs and dessert and the price was very reasonable compared to other quotes I got. They showed up on time and prepared to serve everyone. We will definitely have them back at some point again!

Enjoi Catering
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey B.
Verified review

Enjoi catered a party of 30 folks for me and food was amazing! Enjoi is very self contained, left no mess, and is professional but personal. I will definitely use Enjoi's Catering service again!

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ty S.
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Chaad and his team are truly amazing. Recently, I had a hip hop 80’s party, and each time I begin to feel stressed, Chaad and his team jumped in to make sure everything went smoothly as planned. Amongst all of the catering companies I’ve contacted, Ster Catering was the only one who provided samples of the foods I wanted served at my party. This is a huge plus and I wish other catering companies offered this option. On the day of my event, Chaad and his team arrived early. They assisted with decorating (which they did not have to do). They also provided great food and drinks which everyone loved. I highly recommend Ster Catering and I would definitely hire Chaad and his team for another event.

Julio’s Mexican cuisine
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tricia Y.
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We had the truck at our party and the food was awesome and tastes authentic!

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Meyers catering
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jesse A.
Verified review

Good experience.. Food arrived in time, food was still hot (we're located an hour away). My staff thought the food was very good (we chose the chicken parm, ribs, shrimp scampi, and salmon filet along with some sides)... The brownies were great, cookies a bit on the hard side. We'd use this caterer again.

Baldi's Barbecue & Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Karen W.
Verified review

She catered my daughter's Outdoor Graduation Party. Her staff came early and went beyond the call of duty, setting up tables & chairs, grilling fantastic tasting food & constantly asking if I needed anything else. I give her company 5 stars. :-)

  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Yasmine M.
Verified review

Josette made a triple layer butter cream orange cake for my sister's graduation party, and everyone including me said that this was by far one of the best tasting cakes they have ever had. The only problem is that I didn't order a bigger cake because everyone wanted a second slice. Not only did it taste great, the details of the cake was phenomenal. It was a pleasure ordering from Josette, because the customer service and professionalism was excellent. I would highly recommend her services to anyone who needs any baking needs

The Couch Tomato - Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Manny Y.
Verified review

I have ordered from Couch Tomato Catering for several of my corporate events and the food is always here on time and fresh! I love the variety of sandwiches and salads that are prepared. I have also tried the fajita bar and customers always enjoy. The presentation is always so nice and my guests love the food! Thank you for always providing a great lunch for my guests, and keep up the great customer service.

Doug Brown Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lori O.
Verified review

Chef Doug has cooked for me on several occasions. He has a wealth of food knowledge and experience. He is timely, tidy, and professional. Pictured below is a salad with pickled strawberries, grilled chicken, dandelion greens, Gorgonzola, strawberry vinegarette. The other is monkfish on rice with a side of sea beans and accented with lemon zest.

Slice of Heaven
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
Virginia S.
Verified review

Everything was Extremely delicious! I loved the barbecue chicken Baked Macaroni and cheese... So delicious. All of the food was fresh and Hot My grandmother's retirement party was the best!! And she even brought my grandmother a small gift. I thought that was sweet of her. Very nice person too!! I will be hiring her again for my aunt Adeline's church function

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.

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 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

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Need a Drop-off Catering Service

Upper Darby, PA

  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Head count
    50-75
  • Budget per person
  • Details
    It's a 40th surprise party.
  • $259
    Average price

Need Catering Services

Gloucester City, NJ

  • Event type
    Graduation party
  • Which meal
    Dinner, Other (not sure if late afternoon thru early eve)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    can you recommend a venue? I am having a difficult time finding one close to Gloucester City
  • $678.98
    Average price

Need catering

Camden, NJ

  • Event type
    Other (Celebration luncheon)
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    300 people - 25-30% children
  • $11.87
    Average price
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