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Edenwald Food Service Professionals

Browse these food service professionals with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Edenwald.

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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 136 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 225 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daisy P.
Verified review

She came through at a last minute notice and provided a nice selection of foods and drinks for a mixer event. The drinks were great and her deserts were a hit. The only food item I would reconsider from the menu is the burger slider. The burgers were overlooked and not warm by the time they were served. Other than that the service and food were great!

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Every Detail Catering
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Adam G.
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We had a fantastic breakfast after our wedding in our apartment. Every Detail Catering did an incredible job and we highly recommend them. Very professional, great food and services. We will certainly use their services again.

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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 88 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh B.
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We celebrated a birthday with a few friends last week and we couldn’t have been happier with the food and service we received from Chef Chris and his assistant. No detail was spared from polished sliver and glassware to the sophisticated wines he paired with courses that were destination-restaurant quality. Whether you’re a foodie looking for a special dinner at home or hosting a larger dinner party with a mixed audience I’m sure Chef Chris will exceed your expectations. We often plan our travel around where we can enjoy special dining experiences and this wasn’t the first chef we’ve hired to cook at our home. While we enjoyed them all we recommend Chef Chris as your first choice.

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Bacco Catered Events
5.0
from 77 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen P.
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Lauren Collura catered a party for 60 people in my apartment in New York City. The event was composed of a service of hors d'oeuvres, beverage service, and a buffet dinner. Lauren is an accomplished professional who understands the multiple components that must be part of a successful catering business. Lauren worked with me to develop the plans for the party, was quickly and effectively responsive to my suggestions and concerns, and executed the plan regarding the food and service in an excellent fashion. She visited my home well before the event to assess the space and determine the set-up in my home; she arranged for the rental of all food service items, tables and chairs; and she constructed an arrangement that worked seamlessly in my home. It was a pleasure for me to work with her and, most important, the guests had a wonderful time, all around, as evidenced by the very many compliments regarding Lauren's work that I received.

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Amoraco
5.0
from 72 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Catlin E.
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Tamara and her team were absolutely spectacular! Everything was perfect, from the food to the service to every little detail we hadn't thought of but Tamara had. People raved about the food and the mixed cocktails all night long and kept asking where we found such an incredible catering team! I will look back on our engagement party as one of the best nights of my life, and I know a large part of that experience is how incredible Tamara and her team made the evening!! Cannot recommend enough!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Chef Dan was on time, professional . The food and service exceeded our expectations and he made our party a success

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  • 68 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex L.
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Great food and service! Came to our NYC wedding venue and did a great job.

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Manjar Boutique Catering
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ria R.
Verified review

I would like to thank Adolfo and his team for their wonderful service. MY friends and i cannot stop raving about the food. My husband and I are really happy we choose Manjar for my 30th birthday dinner , I will definitely be using them for future events and i highly recommend to them for anyone whos looking for a company that provides exceptional food, and service. Thank you Adolfo for an incredible night, my friends and I will remember for years to come.

Melissa D'Elia
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Gary W.
Verified review

Melissa created a terrific and delicious dinner for our group. She was incredibly responsive and very easy to work with. Truly aimed to please, while providing food with the freshest ingredients.

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Festive Food Caterers
5.0
from 53 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Chef Michel and his team were just wonderful to work with. Great communication, very responsive to texts and emails. Great value and selection compared to other caterers. The food was wonderful and plentiful. They were on-time, professional, and they were flexible working in a site that had very limited equipment. But honestly, working with Festive Food Caterers was such a joy. Chef Michel saved us when our original caterer cancelled 2 weeks before the wedding. I can say now, that it was a blessing in disguise. I'm so glad that Festive Food catered the wedding. His staff was so warm and professional that all my guests felt at ease. As a frazzled bride, it was lovely to not worry about the food or service. I highly recommend Festive Food Caterers, I would use them again in a heartbeat.

  • 6 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Chendi Z.
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Absolutely incredible! Literally everything about SGS was excellent, the food, service and the strong level of communication and attentiveness. We hired SGS for a 15 person catered birthday dinner, and Stenneth did a fantastic job. Food: DELICIOUS - everyone loved the food, especially they truffle mash potatoes, risotto, Asian glazed salmon, and tuna tartare tobiko. The presentation was also beautiful, there were decorative flowers in the dishes, and everything was arranged very neatly and professionally. Seriously better than several michelin star restaurants and obviously better than my own cooking, haha. Service: Stenneth was incredibly attentive and helpful - walking us through every step of the process from menu creation to logistics coordination to cutlery selection. He was very responsive with a near immediate response time to my inquiries. He was also very diligent and prompt in the food delivery and setup. (My only minor criticism is that the initial menu contained a few spelling errors and was inconsistently formatted - however I do not consider this a downfall at all as I easily just updated the menu format on Word myself, and was also able to customize it a bit) Overall 5/5 highly recommend and will definitely hire again! Thank you SGS!!

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HighLife Productions LLC
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James K.
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Tyler and his team have been bartending and running my Holiday Party for many years. They consistently go above and beyond and always do a fantastic job. In addition to making the best Bloody Mary I and my guests have ever had, they organized my party incredibly well, made sure everyone's glasses were always filled and kept food and other items stocked and organized. In short, they allowed me to enjoy my own party. They are incredibly easy to deal with and very flexible. I give them my highest recommendation and would not have a party without them.

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Chef Aless
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Byron R.
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Chef Aless gave us an excellent experience. Food and service was top notch also prompt and fresh. We will be having her again for our next party

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  • 9 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
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Chris G.
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Melissa was amazing to work with. Her food was quality and her presentation was perfect. If I could give 6 stars I would.

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Creative Table NY
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lyna S.
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Thank you for accommodating my somewhat chaotic party. Everyone loved the food and your service. I am sure I will connect with you again for future needs. Many thanks! Lyna

Aromas Boutique Bakery
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
William B.
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The easiest people I have ever worked with. I am not an easy to please with almost 40 years in customer service. The food was spectacular, service impeccable and our guests were beyond pleased. I had several guests ask for their business card.

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CORNBREAD26
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandon G.
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You guy are so awesome my guess enjoyed your style of food and service!

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JP's Delicacies LLC.
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liam N.
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I could not be more satisfied with JP's work. For a week or two leading up to my networking event, JP communicated with me regularly and with great responsiveness to make sure everything went perfectly. I wanted to make sure we had enough food for 50 guests within a tight budget. To be honest, I was worried we would run out, but JP made it work while providing exceptional quality. All of my guests were wowed by his simple, yet impressive hors d'oeuvres. His work ethic at the event was above and beyond. And to top it all off, JP is a great guy. Doing business with JP felt like doing business with a good friend. The level of trust and willingness to go beyond his job description really show why JP is the guy to go to. I would highly recommend JP and will be pursuing his service again for a similar event in the spring. Thank you, JP!

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Haven's Healthy Meals
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie F.
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This is only my 2nd day with Havens Healthy meals. So far I am enjoying the food and service! I will update this again in 1 month when I know more. Jaggi is wonderful to work with!

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Chef Nirva Llorca LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nishita G.
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Chef Nirva was a pleasure to work with. With the menu pairing to the prep everything was spot on and professional. the food was also great. Thanks for making our party a success. would definitely recommend her !

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Studio Event Staffing
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole M.
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It was an amazing experience having Milt, Janet and their crew as our caterers. They arrived early to set up and be prepared for our guest. The food was AMAZING!!!! I cannot get over their stuffed mushrooms, those delicious little chicken quesadilla, OMG the shrimp cocktail...I can sit here and name every single dish we ordered and tell the world what an amazing experience it was for my taste buds and my guest will say the same. I will continue to work with Studio Event Staffing for all my future events. Not only were they professional, they were very friendly and warm--they have an awesome team put together!!

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.

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 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.

Actual Requests

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Need Personal Chef (one time)

Bronxville, NY

  • Event type
    Other (New Years Eve dinner)
  • Meals needed
    Dinner, Dessert, Appetizers
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Courses / Dishes
    Salad: Yes, Single entree: Yes, Multiple entrees: No, Side dishes: Yes
  • Will the chef provide alcohol?
    No, the chef does not need to provide alcohol
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Head count
    6-10
  • Budget per head
    $70-$80
  • Details
    Festive New Year's eve dinner for a small group. Would like a "steak house" theme with appetizer "station" (shrimp cocktail, etc), surf and turf, classic sides and dessert course. We do not need the chef to stay and serve - drop off is fine and we will serve ourselves. We are flexible on start time for prep; guests will arrive at 8 pm
  • $610
    Average price

Need personal chef services

Pelham, NY

  • Meals needed
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Mexican / Latin, Mediterranean
  • Will the chef provide alcohol?
    No, the chef does not need to provide alcohol
  • Budget per head
  • Details
    I would like to review menus since we have a wide variety of tastes to feed.
  • $231.25
    Average price

Need Candy Buffet

Bronx, NY

  • Event type
    Birthday
  • Event theme
    Yes (please enter theme) (Red Carpet)
  • Type of candy
    Lollipops, gum balls, chocolate, mint
  • Number of guests
    101 - 150
  • Details
    Only red and gold
  • $312.5
    Average price
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