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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 90 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fiona C.
Verified review

Chris and his sommelier Roman cooked us up a night to remember. We enjoyed cocktails with gin with cucumber and ginger, plenty of tasty hors d'oeuvres (including wrapped stuffed dates, mixed tomato croutons and sailboats of green apple, brie and baconesque prosciutto) and a delicious main course of filet and rosemary potatoes. The dessert was a decadent chocolate sponge cake with tiramisu & pecan ice cream. Chris and Roman came to our Airbnb three hours before cocktail time to set up and start cooking; they cleaned up before leaving. They indulged us in political and gastronomical discussions during their prep time too :) An evening of a relaxed yet gastronomical indulgence with super friendly and profession team. Thank you, Chris and Roman, for a wonderful birthday celebration for Fiona!

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Manjar Boutique Catering
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
Verified review

I used Manjar Boutique Catering for my husband's 40th bday party, here is what my guests had to say: "Honestly I thought the servers were great…polite, friendly and they kept busy. And the food was great and they kept coming and spaced it out well. Main guy was nice too" "The staff were amazing always coming around with food...Bartender was cool and the food was great.. Truffle grilled cheese 👌🏼👌🏼delish" "The food was really good. The servers were always offering food, I had no complaints at all. Food to me was excellent, I would use them if I had a party." "They were great and very attentive. The shrimp was yummy." "Amazing! And delish!" "The food was good! I loved the grilled cheese" "They were excellent. Friendly on-point. Food, servers, bartender and host were very nice." "So as for the food & service I thought they were doing a great job by consistently bringing out the food. I don't think they ever missed anyone. The food was good, perfect for the event not overdone. Bartender I thought was just ok, but the staff were very nice. They were def working and doing their job." My only critique is I feel I was overcharged, $350 for the "Full Bar Mixer Set-up" ($413 total with 18% service charge) there's no way drink mixers (coke,sprite, seltzer, etc.. & ice) cost that much & was a little upset about that. Hopefully in future parties when I use Adolfo he can make it up to me (-;

Dees Desserts
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Leslee F.
Verified review

Dorothy truly outdid herself! She listened to our needs, and provided an abundance of cake samples, above and beyond what we expected, and truly made the decision hard to narrow down the flavors because they were all so good! I provided her with an image of the cake we wanted and it came out perfectly. There was more than enough cake for our 120 guests and at the end of the party there was none left over which I have never seen at an event, so that just goes to tell you how tasty her cake was! We decided on chocolate cake with a chocolate mousse on one layer, and a yellow cake with golden oreos on the other; everyone loved both of them, but I must say that the chocolate cake was a true fan favorite! If you want a quality design with a moist and great tasting cake, Dees Desserts is the way to go!

Olivia Cooks For You
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
Verified review

Absolute PERFECTION!!! Highly recommended!!! The food was the highest quality and mouth-watering, the presentation exquisite, the servers were 5-star-restaurant quality, and Olivia and her team were absolute pleasures to work with. Together we chose a stand-out menu that WOWed my guests. They literally couldn't stop talking about how DELICIOUS it was - they were naming each appetizer and dish in tremendous detail. So many of my guests told me they wished they had the same meal the next day! Most of my guests said it was the best wedding they ever attended, and food is one of the most critical parts! We had STUNNING, hand-passed appetizers including Salmon Tartar with Lemon and Fresh Chervil in Black Sesame Cone, Wild Mushroom and Rosemary Mini Arancini with Black Truffle Cream, Lamb Meatball in Spiced Tomato Sauce with Creamy Feta and Herb Dip, and many others, including crowd-pleasing, hand-shucked Oyster Bar. Dinner consisted of a MELT-IN-YOUR-MOUTH garlic and herb roasted Beef Tenderloin, Fresh Herb and Lemon Crusted Salmon with Chervil Cream, Wild Rice, Leek and Wild Mushroom Pilaf, and a bounty of in-season vegetable sides including Olivia's famous Creamy Yukon Gold Potato Purée. All served family style which delighted my guests and facilitated an extra layer of bonding and love at each table. When you start your wedding planning process, it can be overwhelming as you assess many possible vendors. BUT as soon as we met Olivia during the initial tasting, the food blew me away and we knew we had to work with her because she had the best energy & vibe, and incredible attention to detail and personal touch that really stood out among everyone else. And that great care and attention came through in so many ways. Her execution partner, Christina, was a delight to work with during the entire planning process (which, for my venue, included managing the rentals). The entire process was effortless and the final product FAR EXCEEDED my expectations. Thank you, Olivia and Christina!!!

OpenSkies Hospitality
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Gerda Lissner Foundation G.
Verified review

Openskies Hospitality catering literally opens the gates to heaven ! Owned by 2 very dynamic Austrians It's a thrill to see one part of the duo, Chef Albert preparing mouthwatering bits of artful compositions amongst others a delicious pulled,fork-tender braised Shortrib in an artisanal Brioche bun, served with horseradish cream and crispy onions; if you have a sweet tooth a must is the Apfelstrudel,(apple strudel) a layered pastry filled with thinly slices of crisp apples, sprinkled with powdered sugar... all this lushness is served by a professional staff, who have impeccable timing working with ease through a large crowd of hungry guests.... The Gerda Lissner Foundation NYC

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Make my Pastry, LLC
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Chef Pearl is so talented! The cake was breath-taking. We didn't even want to cut into it. We requested west indian black cake. I didn't know what design/look to go with. Chef Pearl paid attention to my description of the dress and the feel I was going for and sent several beautiful inspiration photos of her previous designs. She came up with something that was unique, romantic, and perfect for us! The cake was absolutely delicious. It was moist, the icing was perfect, and everyone loved it. Chef Pearl accommodated us when we changed the dates and needed it much sooner. She delivered directly to the venue and packaged it so it would not be damaged. The owner of the restaurant had a slice and was really impressed. If you don't have time for a tasting and don't want to worry about getting the decorations right, you just wish you could order it and know it will be perfect when it arrives- stop stressing yourself out looking around for a baker and hire Chef Pearl asap. You get the whole package (design *and* flavor) and her prices are more reasonable than anyone else. She communicated with me by text, phone, and email, and worked around our schedules.

JADA's Delights
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Yakima D.
Verified review

I had the pleasure and sweet surprise of JADA's Delights at my unplanned 35th Birthday celebration!!! The cake was hands down beautiful and truly reflected my personality. The taste was full of flavor, richness, and quite delicious. In addition, the cream inside the cake was light and fluffy with a hint of sweetness! The ability to create two different flavors within one cake is a great skill and adds flare. Overall I was very impressed and would definitely request pastries from JADA's Delights in the future.

Chef Tristan
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Dania R.
Verified review

I've had the privilege of sampling many of Tristan's dishes. They are truly delicious and very creative. He allows the senses to heighten. The presentation of the food itself makes me go Wow! The rich aromas draw me in. The fresh tastes seals the deal. And just when you think it's over then the Ahhhmazing textures are the icing on the cake. They range from velvety smooth mac and cheese, lasagna to crunchy fresh salsas, guacamole, colorful sweet and savory salads. He is an artist; food and the kitchen is his canvas. And it shows in his creations. I highly recommend Tristan and will continue to do so in the future!

Yesh! Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Regina Mew
    Verified review

    The cafe small and cozy, quiet and relaxing. The customer service was superb. The food was just as delicious and flavorful as it appears in pictures! My selections for dinner were the lamb pilaf with soy sauce on the side, vareniki with sour cream on the side, lavender kombucha tea. The desserts are scrumptious too! I picked up quite a few, but I highly recommend the espresso brownie! I would greatly recommend friends, family, and anyone who wants to try excellent food to visit Honey Bakery! I plan on returning very soon!

    The Proper Palate
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Jessica Long
    Verified review

    I love to refer to Marie as a kitchen magician! Her food is incredible!!!! Her brownies alone are far better then any other brownie I've ever had at any of these bakery shops or restaurants. She actually made an ice cream specifically to my favorite flavor but a much healthier version and it tastes better then the ones I've Ben buying from grocery stores for years! Absolutely incredible, truly gifted and talented woman.... she knows exactly what it takes to make healthy food that tastes AMAZING!

    Miracle Catering LLC
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 20 years in business
    • 14 hires on Thumbtack
    Lauren M.
    Verified review

    Hiring Ron and Miracle Catering for my wedding on 9/10/16 was the best decision we could have made. From the very start, Ron was very professional and quick to respond to all questions and inquiries. He set up a taste testing before the wedding at my parent's house and from that moment on, we were sold. The food was amazing! I never was that excited about a salad before. Ron was also flexible with planning a menu around our needs and style as we wanted an appetizer/station only wedding that was heavily vegetarian. Ron provided helpful suggestions to make the menu diverse and well-rounded. Ron and his team were able to manage our difficult venue setting that had little indoor space and no kitchen. The day of our wedding went so smoothly mainly due to the staff at Miracle Catering. We rented linens through them and Ron's team did a beautiful job setting up the room without any directions. The staff were so friendly and helpful the entire night. The food was beautifully displayed. All of our guests raved about the food that included brie and roasted apple crostini, tacos, mini burgers, tomato soup shooters with grilled cheese, dumplings, mini baked potatoes with goat cheese just to name a few! We had a pasta station and an Asian station (that had a beef/chicken and a tofu stir fry option). We also used Ron's baker and the cakes were delicious and went perfectly with the ice cream sundae bar. My only regret is that I did not eat more at my wedding and did not take home a doggie bag. I am actively seeking another opportunity to hire Miracle Catering again and would highly recommend them for any event.

    CHEFJENNAcooks
    5.0
    from 7 reviews
      Ronnie F.
      Verified review

      We have used Jenna as our chef at numerous dinner parties and she never disappoints. Jenna always goes above and beyond what is expected and her personality is icing on the cake. The food has always been delicious and well presented Jenna leaves the kitchen clean and orderly when she is done. We would highly recommend her!

      Private Palate
      5.0
      from 7 reviews
      • 11 years in business
      Nneya R.
      Verified review

      Britta catered a wonderful dinner party we threw for about 19 people. The food was light and delicious -- a threw course meal with a yummy salad, roast chicken and berries & cream for dessert. Perfect for a dinner party, savory without being too heavy and weighing our guests down. Britta worked with us to come up with an outstanding menu that was within our budget. We couldn't have asked for a better experience.

      Classy Staffing and Events
      3.9
      from 7 reviews
      • 10 hires on Thumbtack
      Olivia N.
      Verified review

      I hired Classy Staffing for my engagement party this past weekend. They came earlier than anticipated. The team was very professional and helpful with assisting and catering to my guests. I would highly recommend them!

      • 4 years in business
      • 3 hires on Thumbtack
      Janet D.
      Verified review

      Jasmine and her sons were on point across the board--their food, presentation and personalities were all terrific! This was a two-day, outdoor event, that unfortunately fell on the hottest weekend of the summer--temps in the 90's and choking humidity. No complaints from Jasmine & company--they were real troopers. Repeatedly had to send out for more ice as the temps were melting it so fast--everything was kept cold and fresh on the ice. Wraps included a scrumptious hummus and vegetable--a non-flavored hummus, but with just the right seasonings to bring out the best. Breakfast offerings included plain yogurt parfait, with fresh fruit and homemade granola-so yummy. All excellent selections. And last, but not least, a clean & sanitary set up. Thank you Occasions Catering & Cupcakery! Definitely recommend to anyone who wants a fine, reliable caterer!

      • 12 years in business
      Krystal M.
      Verified review

      We have had 4 different parties with Creative Dream Parties! Each party has outshined the last. Working with Debbie is so amazing. She goes above and beyond. Each person at the party feels so catered to. I especially love how Debbie gets every detail right. We have had a princess pirate themed party, a superhero party, a Pokemon party and we even had our son's baptism party with Creative Dreams. The party favors are so over the top. You won't be disappointed. Debbie's eye for detail can't be replicated. One of the most unique features of this awesome party space is the separate area for the parents... Parents can socialize, eat, and mingle while enjoying the festivities with a mimosa in hand. This is also one of the largest party spaces in Manhattan that I've ever been to. Debbie doesn't just create the party, she creates your child's dream party! No request is too great. My son wanted a Rescue Bot cake with tons of characters and Debbie made it happen! This is party planning at its finest. Whether we've asked for a candy Buffet, ice cream sundae buffet, or setting up a scrumptious buffet for the parents, Debbie has made it happen! Debbie simply rocks and travelled and created the baptism party in a restaurant that I chose. She worked hand in hand with the restaurant owners to create the coolest baptism party, ever! The kids were entertained and the parents were able to party without a single worry! Debbie's staff really is superb and are well trained. I love the fact that Debbie also created a joint birthday party in a local Italian restaurant for our sons. She decked the place out and the restaurant owners were blow. Away by what she did to the place. I think of Debbie as my party planning fairy godmother.

      East Coast Culinary
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 12 years in business
      Anne C.
      Verified review

      I highly recommend Chef De Sola, this wonderful Woman is a consummate pro with skills of a Michelin Star Chef with an engaging personality that puts guests at ease. (Our Male guests were taken with her for other reasons, but she handled it so well, even while they had a few too many toasts...we must have heard "Skol" 30 times;-) I hired her as even though I normally make a decent traditional Thanksgiving meal for my Family, I had guests from Sweden whom were celebrating their first Thanksgiving with us. I can only barely do justice to the spread this Chef made for 22 guests, alone with a server! Roast Duck with Lingonberry Port Sauce, Chestnut Dim Sum, the most insanely gourmet version of a "Green Bean Casserole"; Haricot Very, Wild Mushroom Melange, Delicate Butter Sauce and Crispy Shallots. An amazing Pumpkin Bisque in a Sugar Pumpkin with a Bruleed Topping....so unique. Then a Stuffed Turkey Breast with Homemade Apple and Cranberry Sausage Stuffing, and a Bourbon Gravy, Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Baby Peas with Cippollini Onions, and so much more. I wanted a fusion meal with familiar Swedish ingredients, and An elevated Southern Style touch, and more. And then the Desserts; Bavarian Apple Cheese Torte, Valrhona Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte, and more. The crowning glory was a Croque en Bouche with each Puff filled with Praline Cream, Gorgeous Caramel Spun Sugar and Candied Pecan garnish. I have used a Personal Chef for my husband's entertaining co-workers, as it seemed less "personal", and the food was dub par with a premium price. For all this was, it was affordable, you always tip the Chef, but we felt so guilty about the price, I think we made up for it and what we felt it was worth. This was a memorable event, I will not forget. I will use her again, and while I want to keep her a secret, I know she is building her already successful business here. Thanks Chef De Sola

      Blue Marble Ice Cream
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 11 years in business
      Linda G.
      Verified review

      Blue Marble is the BEST Ice Cream I have ever tasted, and all my friends agree. Not only is it ORGANIC, but its CREAMY, and leaves no aftertaste like so many others do. They have a variety of flavors to choose from and I spend way too much time in front of the grocery freezer trying to decide so.... I always get a few. YUM

      Juicy Spot Ice Cream

      New To Thumbtack

      • 3 years in business
      About

      As the first to specialize in making ice cream rolls in the United States, our ice cream rolls are freshly made using fresh fruits and cookies on a cold plate. We do not add any additives during the process and our ice cream is rolled up in front of consumers which is the perfect experience and treat for birthday parties. We love to see the excitement of our consumers when making fresh-made ice cream rolls from scratch. And of course, the smile and happiness once they receive their finished cup of ice cream rolls.

      Paulies Ice Cream

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        We have an ice cream/water ice truck. We have a moon bounce and special guests. We serve hot pretzels. We do parties, businesses and all events.

        La Fenice Gelateria

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          We have gelato and sorbetto carts, pastries, cakes for wedding and party Italian stale crepes, sweet and savory.

          Q & A

          Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

          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.

          How much should catering cost per person?

          Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

          • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
          • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
          • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
          • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
          • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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