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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 131 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 220 hires on Thumbtack
Christine Y.
Verified review

"This was the best food!" EVERYONE Ellen catered to for our dinner last evening could not get over how delicious their meals were. There are not enough words of gratitude I can share with her or any of you who are considering to hire her for your event. Ellen is concise when reaching out with her menus, her menus are organized by cuisine (making it easy to discuss), her response time is excellent, there are no hidden last minute charges, she shows up at the agreed time, is able to work in a challenging kitchen (we are in an office with a no flame policy and she made do with sternos), her food presentation is attractive and appetizing, and she is an absolute gem to work with. I have been in the food and beverage industry for 20 years, worked with many many chefs and Ellen is the real deal. Our group was falling behind and dinner service was delayed by close to 45 minutes. She made sure the main courses were still hot and of the best integrity, which is difficult to do when serving poultry and fish. Everything was seasoned beautifully with a variety of flavors with each course. Truly, the whole experience was magical and I can't wait to work with her again. Thank you so much Ellen!

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Every Detail Catering
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kerri S.
Verified review

I needed to host a dinner party at my house for a bunch of out of state employees for my husband's company. I was nervous about how to balance socializing with cooking a high end, sit down meal for 10 people. Every Detail Catering was there to take all of my concerns away! The super-friendly, husband and wife team came in fully prepared with delicious appetizers, a to die for surf and turf meal, and even cheesecake for dessert. All home-made! They prepared the meal in my kitchen, served us in my own dining room, and then packed away and cleaned up every single thing while we enjoyed our restaurant-like experience. It was completely unique and by far the most amazing meal that has ever been cooked in my own kitchen! Thank you so much for a memorable and relaxing evening, truly an A+ business, would highly recommend!!

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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay S.
Verified review

Perfect! I requested catering services very last minute since my previous caterer canceled and Chef chris came to my rescue! He was so helpful and accommodating and I felt relieved the second I spoke with him. The event was flawless and It was a blessing in disguise that the previous caterer canceled because I got to experience NY Catering Service. Can’t wait to do this again. Thanks!!

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Bacco Catered Events
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Victor R.
Verified review

Chef Lauren is amazing! She guided me through the process beautifully and prepared delicious and beautiful food for a group of 20 people. Her staff was courteous, discreet and knwoledgeable. She also answered and anticipated all my questions knowledgeably. Definitely someone I will rehire without question!

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Provencharly
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Albert H.
Verified review

Charly did a wonderful job on short notice. He was prompt, very personable, and made us a delicious meal that felt more authentic than any restaurant. You take for granted eating in restaurants where you can see the food being prepared or speak with the chef. When Charly described the dish, ingredients, and how he prepared the meal I felt much more connected to what I was enjoying and I really sensed the passion Charly has for his food quality, joy of cooking, and personalized customer service. Highly recommend!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carolina C.
Verified review

Absolutely loved the food prepared by Chef Wayne ! My friends and I were delightedly and pleased!

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Amoraco
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diana B.
Verified review

Tamara and her Amoraco team were truly exceptional. Before the event, Tamara was responsive, readily accepting our preferences and changes to the menu she proposed and very reasonable in her pricing. She, Tara and Jean arrived as scheduled one hour before the party and needed minimal guidance before taking over the kitchen and starting to prepare the food. They worked diligently, professionally and with a beaming smile throughout the four hours we had hired them for. The food was inventive and delicious, presented beautifully and in a timely fashion. When two of our guests spilled their drinks on the carpet, the quickly cleaned up the mess even though that was not easy. When they left, the kitchen was in an impeccable condition and our apartment looked as if the party had never taken place. We tip our hat (and so did our guests) to this great team, which offered excellent food, superior service and a worry-free event to the hosts.

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  • 68 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Frances R.
Verified review

Do you want to know the definition of Excellence? Hire Luisa c/o De Cicco's Event Planning! I have never worked with a more professional, friendly company. Luisa has a way of catering to her client's and making them feel like they're at the top of her priority list. If you need her, drop her an E-mail and she IMMEDIATELY gets back to you. Need a personal Chef to teach you how to cook? Luisa can connect you with top of the line quality professional's that KNOW what they're doing in the kitchen. I'm currently taking lesson's from her Chef and I went from being a novice who's food was either bland, burnt and completely un-edible, to a person who can now chop, dice and make a meal so good, my family calls me asking me to cook for them again. Luisa and her staff are so friendly, so welcoming and very attentive to the needs of the client. Luisa has done a fine job in picking her staff and I’m extremely happy I hired her company because it was worth every penny.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Valerie P.
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Erika's versatility is fantastic, ranging from classic gourmet meals, to special diets, to everyday healthy, home-cooked meals. We had the luxury of hiring her for two weeks to cook daily meals for our family while teaching our three teenage boys basic skills in the kitchen. They loved it! She also prepared a scrumptious menu and cooked for our large Christmas celebration with extended family. We cannot sing her praises enough and will be hiring Erika again for future parties and daily meals for our family.

Melissa D'Elia
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Frenchetta P.
Verified review

Melissa was absolutely amazing and was so responsive! The food she prepared was nothing but delicious. It was a pleasure to have her for our wedding. You won’t regret working with her!

  • 6 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Philip I.
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I would highly recommend Chef Stenneth. In addition to a great meal, he was very attentive and made sure everyone had the right meal (some people had some major dietary restrictions in my party of 5). I asked for some special wine as well and he delivered as promised. He is a true professional, and deserves all the stars available.

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Creative Table NY
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
George H.
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Peter is not only a very talented chef, but also a lovely man and a pleasure to be around. Peter has prepared meals for myself and my family regularly over the last year and has been a huge success with us all. I unreservedly recommend anyone to try Peter's excellent work. You will be extremely happy. :)

Kulinary Kings
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Clyde J.
Verified review

Showed up early and well prepared The food was excellent Can't wait to use him again

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  • 9 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Angela R.
Verified review

Melissa's cooking event was incredibly informative! I learned so much about nutrition, detoxing, and food preparation. The juice and meals she prepared exceeded my expectations and were wildly delicious!

Most Wanted Chef LLC
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Christina G.
Verified review

Ms. Puentes did a spectacular job for our film's craft services this past August. The food was exceptional - she provided 3 options for each meal, with a vegetarian option as one of them. Each day the cuisine was different and coordinated throughout the meals. Our favorite was the Italian day!! She delivered on time and within budget. I would hire Ms. Puentes again for all my film shoots' craft services needs.

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Chef Dave's
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Eugene R.
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Chef Dave did a great job and prepared a delicious meal for our party!

F.I.G. Catering
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Rich V.
Verified review

I had planned my bachelor party to be in the Hamptons during October. This was my first time out there and had no idea where to start. I definitely wanted to have a special dinner with my friends while still keeping it affordable. We were a group of 13 people. My friend recommended using F.I.G. Catering for my event and I’m so happy they did! From the beginning, Nick was so responsive and helpful. I didn’t know what would be good for this type of event and he had a ton of recommendations. He even offered to do something special and custom for my event. He made the set up process very easy and worry-free! Nick arrived promptly on the day of our event! He came prepared with an assistant to help him set up and work our event. Nick got to work immediately on our appetizers. He freshly prepared all of our delicious appetizers in the kitchen using fresh ingredients. We were able to socialize and enjoy the house while our food was being prepared. They would bring out our appetizers one by one and showcased each item on beautiful plating. I felt like a true King! For our appetizers, we had butternut squash crostinis, tuna poke. Chicken and waffle bao buns, grilled pear wrapped with jamon and the miso smoked halibut. Each appetizer was fantastic! It felt like there were freshly prepared at a 5 star restaurant. My guests keep raving on how fabulous it was to hang out and get served delicious food! Nick did such a great job at spacing out our meals. Shortly after eating our appetizers, we had the delicious shaved Brussels and fennel salad. It was chopped and prepared to perfection! Who would have thought a salad could be so delicious! We also had a wonderful pasta course. Some of us had the penne with grilled chicken and eggplant and some had the lobster tortellaci. Both dishes were excellent! For our entrees, we had a bunch of great options! Some of us had the seabass , Salmon and hangar steak. Being the bachelor boy, I got to taste it all! All of the entrees were so delicious! To top it all off, for dessert we had a doughnut with ginger ice cream. This was the perfect ending to our incredible meal. Overall, I would give Nick and F.I.G. Catering an 11 out of 10! Nick’s professionalism, responsiveness and work quality led me to having one of the best weekends of my life! I would recommend using him and F.I.G. for any event!

JP's Delicacies LLC.
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Roe R.
Verified review

John-Paul is a perfectionist. All of his food is beautifully prepared and tastes like it was prepared in a Michelin Star restaurant! He takes his profession seriously and it shows. I highly recommend JP’s Delicacies.

Luxury Cuisine Life
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Judy H.
Verified review

Exceeded my expectations and really did amazing, delicious food for our group of 22 people. Thank you!

EATWELL NEW YORK EVENTS
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
Verified review

Chef Nicholas is great! He does drop-off meals for our family once a week. We keep them in the freezer & my kids eat them on the nights that I work late and don't have time to cook. His meals are healthy, delicious, and actually more affordable than ordering in!

Be My Guest
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Kristine S.
Verified review

I love the convenience of this service. I work late and sometimes don't have time to make a meal, so knowing that something is in the fridge ready to go is amazing! The food is DELICIOUS. All fresh ingredients, super tasty and good for you! Bonus delivery to my door from my awesome chef. I even gave my pyrex containers to "go green" and they put my meals in them. I can easily pop them in my toaster oven to heat things up.

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