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Glassboro Elegant Caterers

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  • 17 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
stacey a.
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Tony made an amazing anniversary dinner for my boyfriend and me. He was super friendly and knowledgeable about the food and wine he served. I can't wait to book him again!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren M.
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If your looking for the perfect caterer look no further! Shannon was so helpful and easy to work with. The food was amazing and affordable. People couldn't stop raving about the food at my husband's 40th birthday party!

Feast Caterer
4.8
from 75 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Kayte L.
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Chef Anton was absolutely amazing!!! He was a pleasure to work with in putting a delicious menu together and the quality of his homemade creations mouth watering good! He made my NYE event one to remember!! The people in attendance were asking for his contact info and I will absolutely give him a call again. And ps...I'm the girl with high standards and can't say enough positive things about my experience working with Chef Anton and Feast Caterers. Thanks for everything!!!

A Taste of Paradise Catering
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Ray T.
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They are beyond Outstanding!!! I wish there were more Stars to rate them with because 5 just aren't enough. Their customer service is the best I've seen. From our very first conversation to the end of our party we couldn't be happier with how every single detail was handled. All of our guests raved about the food. Every 5 minutes someone was coming up to me saying how great our caterer is. Even the old Italian ladies at our party were saying how delicious and homemade everything tasted and if you know any old Italian ladies that's almost impossible. We will definitely use them again and recommend them too.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea R.
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Allison has worked with me on many occasions teaching me the necessary tools to become a good cook. I felt very comfortable learning even the most basic skill such as using a knife properly, making simple and some not so simple sauces and also learning to put a menu together for a dinner party. I can say she is extremely patient, knowledgeable, and very talented. She really makes cooking, and creating delicious masterpieces look so easy. I've used Allison as a caterer for many different occasions. It's amazing to watch her make gormet dishes with ease for crowds of 12 or 100. She was a professional from start to finish and left my house as clean as she found it. Thanks Allison, I'm more comfortable in the kitchen however, I'm still going to use you for when I really want to impress family and friends.

Culinary Architects
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn R.
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I worked with Chef Jim to have a week of dinners catered for my team when we were in Wilmington for a trial. I actually reached out to him for another team first, only to have our case settle at the last minute. With that said, Chef Jim was flexible and we just moved our menu to the next group arriving a few weeks later. He was great about tailoring the menu to my request for healthy but tasty and we didn't miss the fat in any of the dishes we tried (normally we work out of hotels and use their in-house caterers, which means lots of heavy food with LOTS of fat and calories). With Chef Jim, we got lots of spices and flavors but didn't feel weighted down at the end of the meal. Chef Jim was punctual in getting everything set up and then returning later to tear everything down. I will definitely reach out to him for another menu next time I have a team in Wilmington.

Jerry's Kitchen
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Regina D.
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Jerry's Kitchen just catered my son's graduation party and everything was fabulous! The crispy chicken sandwiches where huge and the cheesesteaks where tender and flavorful. The staff was super friendly and full of upbeat energy. My son's friends really got a kick out of the truck serving food in our driveway. Scott the owner made everything so easy for us.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jay G.
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We had a great time with Chef Tanya. She was professional, friendly, and cooked a fabulous meal. She was responsive, flexible on the menu and for dietary restrictions, plus did the little things to make the meal special. Would recommend her to all.

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Bartending Services
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Lorraine G.
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Linda did an amazing job .. from start to finish .. she is professional, the food is wonderful and she was more then helpful in every aspect ..., she was like have a wedding planner and catering in one .., the wedding turned out beautiful and I would recommend her in a heartbeat..... just so well organized and easy to work with ... thanks for such a wonderful day... even more perfect !! Lorraine Grassso

Ma'idah Catering Co.
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene B.
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I became acquainted with Ma'idah Catering Co. at a friend's wedding. The food was beautifully presented and the variety and tastes were awesome. So many people there were just chattering about the food! Since then, my family and others that I know have employed the Ma'idah Catering Co. for all of our affairs. We have the option of choosing our own menu from fresh goods (not canned or already processed), or to use a theme menu presented by Ma'idah. The results have been nothing short of awesome!

  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Annie T.
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STER Catering is fantastic. We had a chance to work with Chad as our Bar Tender. Our wedding’s guests give positive compliments as well. He always show up on time and very responsive. When we need to change things a little bit, he simply helped us. I would reccommend STER Catering. It is not expensive and you’ll get great service. Tu & Annie

Julio’s Mexican cuisine
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melia S.
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Food was delicious! He was prompt, polite, worked hard and was great with the customers. We highly recommend Julio’s Mexican Cuisine!!!

Baldi's Barbecue & Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Linda W.
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Toni and her family and staff made our event wonderful. We were serving about 60 friends at our home and the food was fabulous and plentiful. Toni worked with me to plan exactly the type of event I had hoped for. Her staff were professional and personable and really made the evening special.

Lil Lina's Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Anna B.
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This was the easiest process ever. They are so attentive to detail and everything they put out was absolutely delicious. We did a buffet style with servers for my son's graduation party. Everyone was complimenting the food.

Nonna's Cucina
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Jason H.
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Nonna's has been doing all of my catering for the past 2 years and has always excited my expectations

Jersey Girl Cafe
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mel L.
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First off, the menu Chef Cathy put together for our international theme was perfectly balanced and diverse. The food was a hit with our guests! Working with Jersey Girl Cafe was easy and quick responses to every question. Very accommodating and I would be happy to hire them again. They were not late but not early either so if you start at 11:30 let them know you need them there by 11:15 at latest. Paper goods that came were included but don't count on it to cover your head count, buy separately.

About

We offer culinary innovation with a global perspective. We can service your intimate get-togethers or large gatherings with an experienced, professional staff.

  • 18 years in business
About

I am a hands on chef which in prepare all the food myself, this adds a personal touch to every event / dinner that I cater. I thrive on customer service and will personally contact every potential client to address all concerns or questions. My greatest satisfaction with my job are the smiles and accolades I receive from clients before, during and after their event. I thrive on customer service.

  • 7 years in business
About

Private Chef, cooking classes, tasting menus,Parties, catering, cocktail dinners or just hors' devours- bartenders, wedding planners and servers can be provided off necessary Saulte!

About

We are a small home-based catering business specializing in comfort foods and appetizers. All products are homemade using local fresh ingredients. We provide catering for all parties.

About

We offer full-service catering off-premises, specializing in home parties, birthdays, holidays, graduation parties, children's parties, and school fund-raisers. We have two hot-dog carts and a push ice-cream or water-ice cart with a server. You may have the option for your function. We have also a pastry chef on-site to bake you the cake of your dreams to your specifications, for the perfect touch to any party. You will plan your food and beverage menu, along with our event planners, to your unique party specifications again, so that the best party ever remembered was given by you! Delivery, setup and breakdown are included.

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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