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Las Cruces Caterers

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Cravings Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina W.
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Cravings Catering was superb! The food was delicious! The set up was quick and easy, as they provided anything we could have needed and more. Great service and company. Will order again.

RSVP Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa M.
Verified review

RSVP catering has handled my sons birthday parties and office parties, as well. Very professional, great tasting food and a variety to choose from. I've enjoyed their spaghetti, fish and steaks to pulled pork sandwiches, with sides to compliment each entree. I Highly recommend RSVP catering! Two thumbs up!

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I cater for parties with my grill. I do burgers, chicken, steak, hotdogs, kebabs and anything you would like for your party cooking in front of your party. Thank you.

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I have over 10 years of experience working as a server and bartender. I work great with others. I'm enthusiastic and got a great personality.

  • 10 years in business
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I'm Cassandra Carreno, and I'm the CEO and founder of Babysitters ASAP. Here at Babysitters ASAP, we provide quality sitters for a low price. Sitters are CPR and first aid certified and can be available at a moment's notice. At Babysitters ASAP, we understand that having a babysitter can also mean having a friend. We also provide housecleaning service and catering with servers.

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Fresh Direct Catering is El Paso's solution for natural, local and always homemade catered food. Whether you're planning a wedding, luncheon, cocktail party or any other event, we're committed to developing a menu that is just right for you, your guests and your budget. FDC was formed by El Paso natives Joey Cazares and Hector Saenz, as an avenue to bring their culinary expertise and an organic/sustainable/regional philosophy to their border home. Joey has spent years developing his skills in El Paso's top restaurants, ranging from casual to fine dining to corporate events. During this time, Hector was living in Germany, working as a chef across the country, from Bavaria to Berlin. After a successful collaboration between the two in Hamburg, they returned with a broadminded vision for El Paso and its culinary future. Lastly, we, here at Fresh Direct Catering, will also be focusing on finding, recruiting and training aspiring chefs in the hope that the youth of El Paso will find it challenging, rewarding and engaging enough to have them stay in their hometown and develop its food culture alongside us. We look forward to planning your next event with you!

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We are a catering company specializing in finger foods and light eating. We are versatile at any event. We are also affordable and fun.

  • 9 years in business
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We provide our customers with exceptional catering services for a variety of events. Angie's has been catering for over 5 years in Austin, Texas with experience in both formal and informal events. With presentable servers and reasonable pricing to offer, let Angie's collaborate with you on your next event.

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Our commitment to our work has earned us the opportunity to cater to UTEP's athletic department, El Paso's Chihuahuas, and UTEP's administration and staff, to name a few. We pride ourselves in the fact that all our food is made from scratch. Our dedicated staff comes aboard with fine dining experience and many years of service to the public. We will take care of you and yours at your next event.

  • 6 years in business
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The Cortez group takes pride in being able to cook for families, as well as for business. We can cater to your special event to perfection! We are thinking of all the details that make your event special. We also have regular families that enjoy our home cooked meals,,at the convenience of their home. Our clients range from doctors and attorneys in the area, that due to their busy schedules, are unable to have the time to cook. Our meals are not only delicious but well balanced.

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I'm a Mexican based caterer. My career began in high school where I cook for students and school party events. Since then, I've been dedicated to capture the beauty of my cooking.

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I make delicious, fresh, seasonal food. My daily menu changes from week to week to keep things fresh. I also do desserts like cheesecakes, mousse, cookies, etc.

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Everything is homemade, from chilly cheese dogs for kids birthdays to chicken cordon bleu with rice pilaf.

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We serve and cater the best catfish and smoked BBQ at affordable rates No job is too big or small for us!

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We are experienced in the way of soul food, from BBQ-style cooking to formal-dining-style cooking as well as presentations. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to serving you at your next event!

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We offer Argentinian fast food without the fast food taste. We do on-site catering. We strive to give you great tasting food at an affordable price, with great service.

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We do some food that you don't see in this area do to just starting out. Between the two of us we have over 40 years experience. Firehouse Chicken is our specialty for bigger gatherings. Firehouse chicken is BBQ chicken that you find in NY State that the Volunteer Fire Departments do for fund raising.

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By doing small parties, events, & dinners, it allows me to focus more closely on every single detail needed to personalize and make your event special. After all - you definitely want to be the talk of friends & family as an awesome party thrower or dinner host. I'll do whatever it takes to make that happen.

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Very meticulous with my work

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You provide the venue; I will consult on the alcohol setup and pricing (if it's not a free open bar). Then on the evening in question, I provide excellent customer service and amazing drinks because I'm a mixologist with cool flair tricks and fast-paced quality service. After the event, I will clean up my workstation. Consultations are free.

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.

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 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.

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.
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