|Sunday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Monday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
Now That Was A Great Party
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I haven’t had my event yet but so far Doris has been great with helping me out with suggestions and being responsive.Jun 30, 2018Verified
I hired Chef Doris Worthington and her team at "Now That Was A Great Party" to cater my sister's 75th surprise birthday party on Sunday, April 9, 2017. It was by far the best decision I could have made. I found their catering service through Thumb Tack, and took a chance to use the service, because all the coordination had to be done long distance; by telephone, text and Email. This catering service is Top Notch. They lived up to their word and their website advertisement. They were very professional and knowledgable about their customer's catering needs. Doris was able to offer several suggestions which helped to enhance the success of our party. Every detail was perfectly coordinated by the Caterer; from the table displays (which were beautiful), to the choice of colors to blend in with our color scheme; to perfecto food choices. The food was absolutely delicious. My sister was totally surprised and most pleased with the service and the food. We could not have asked for better service. We are very grateful to Chef Doris and her team at "Now That Was A Great Party". They certainly lived up to the business name. We had a great time and would not hesitate to use them again, and refer their service to others.May 26, 2017VerifiedDORIS R.'s reply
Ms. Isabell, it was my pleasure and an honor to help you plan and execute the Surprise Birthday Celebration for your Sister Ms. Goldeen. Thank you for inviting us into your life and making us feel comfortable there.
Doris and Now That Was a Great Party was the perfect addition to our annual BBQ! She literally took on EVERYTHING including Decorations, Party Favors, Tables & Chairs, Food & Drinks, Supplies, and Breakdown of the event. She was communicative and professional at all times. I'd recommend her 3x over!May 29, 2018Verified
Excellent food, service and professionalism. Highly recommend and will use Now that was a great party on the future.Nov 5, 2017Verified
They provided catering services for a holiday luncheon. The food was delicious! Doris and her team were professional and a joy to work with!!Dec 28, 2016VerifiedDORIS R.'s reply
Hi Tosh, Thank you so much for contacting and hiring me via Thumbtack. It was my pleasure to chef up a Southern Comfort Holiday Mea for your guests. I am looking forward to working with and for you on future events.
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I do have a standard pricing system for Event Planning: if I have helped you plan your event from Inception to execution I charge twenty percent (20%) of the total cost of your event. If you are looking for "day of" services I charge an hourly rate of $100.00. Catering services will always depend on the food and staffing and rentals which can only be figured depending upon what is requested.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?My typical process for working with a new customer begins with a telephone intake conversation: what, when, where, etc? Once we have spoken on the phone I ask the Customer to have a face to face meeting in a location where they are comfortable. During the face to face meeting I begin to fill in the blanks by filling out an event intake form. I ask lots of questions and I encouragemy customers to ask lots of questions also: I get a sense of what they want, they get a sense of who I am and how I might help and most importantly: do they feel comfortable with me? If the customer is comfortable that meeting becomes the first of many meetings and phone calls that will happen until our plan is solid. Then I/we set our plan in motion and we don't stop until the "day of" when we see our plan materialize. Oh how I love it when a plan comes together.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I earned my Certification for "Event Planner from Union County College in Cranford, NJ. I earned my Culinary And ServSafe Manager Certifications from the Food Service Training Academy in Hillside NJ.