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Ellen (Cella) did an amazing job for a party of 9 people at my house last Saturday. We had 11 courses, largely Italian food, and everything was excellent. She and I collaborated on the menu for a while, as I wanted to make sure that we offered things that all of my guests would enjoy. I had some special requests around using very little garlic, and Cella listened and hit everything that we wanted. She had great ideas, and was very mindful of creating a menu in which the dishes complimented each other. She prepared, served, and cleaned up afterwards - what an enjoyable evening. Plus, she's a lot of fun to speak with, as my guests and I enjoyed her company. Highly recommend and look forward to having her come back for a summer event. :-) Thanks, Anthony
Chris came highly recommended to me from a friend that has used his private dining services in LA. I had engaged him on a formal dinner party I co-hosted prior to a black tie event the same evening. The other co-host and I were looking for more of an intimate experience held in her upper east side pied-a-terre. We hosted ten guests for a lovely, one of a kind Saturday evening lasting about four hours . Chris’ talent, work ethic, professionalism, and attention to detail was more than I could ever dream of. The white glove service evening consisted of a cocktail hour, passed Hors d’Oeuvres, and a sit down four course meal. The attention to detail was quite impressive as our guests were dressed in black tie so Chris took it upon himself to set the ambiance throughout the duplex with the proper lighting, music, and even suggested we all step out on the terrace to take photos to capture such a memorable evening. Pasquale, our waiter that Chris provided was even lovelier than his Italian accent. It was clear that he was incredibly educated in regards to the menu, cocktails, and wines which made it second nature for him to answer any questions and make suggestions. Pasquale also served as Chris’ assistant as he helped him with any one off requests as well as helped him clean at the end of the evening which was one of the best parts of the evening, to host a dinner party and not have to clean up afterwards. I will absolutely continue to use Chris in the future no matter the size or type of event. The bespoke experience he creates is truly divine. His ability to prepare and execute a cocktail hour, passed hors d’Oeuvres, sit down four course meal, concluded with a heavenly banana fosters dessert, all the while mingling with guests( when it was appropriate, of course), welcoming curious guests in the kitchen with open arms, impeccable attention to detail, and upbeat positive attitude made for a beautiful, successful evening that my friends and I will remember for years to come.
I found Bacco Caterers on Thumbtack. I was impressed with the five stars and the reviews, so I contacted Chef Lauren to begin to see if she was the caterer for usand was she ever! Joyce and I wanted to include our friends and family in our marriage anniversary celebration in our Brooklyn home. We are novice Open House hosts and Lauren advised us re details we would never have thought of, including in our menu selections. Her staff, chef Amanda and sous chef Laura, created freshly made hors dhoeuvres in our kitchen as the party occurred, superb finger food that was varied, interesting, and delicious! People, including us, loved it. The servers Karen, Tony, and Kevin, and bartender Elroy were unobtrusively attentive and friendly to our guests. Our party took place on two floors and the yard, and the staff kept the food appearing and the empty glasses disappearing with seeming effortlessness. Many guests commented on how comfortable they made everyone feel, contributing to the general sense of joyousness. In spite of our request for no gifts, or perhaps because of it, many of our 50 guests brought flowers. As soon as I was handed the bouquets, Tony would appear and would arrange them in vases I had directed him to when flowers first arrived. I was free during the whole party to visit with my friends and family. I, who am not a party-person, enjoyed myself fully during this celebration, and I am grateful to Chef Lauren and her staff for the many ways (including a fantastic clean-up) they helped make that possible. Inez
I had a really good experience with this vendor. The food was great. The salad was quite beautiful and the sausage dish was also amazing. Charly was also very patient, because my debit card was frozen, and he had to wait about thirty minutes to be paid. He also helped me turn on my oven, which has a strange Italian design, and I would not have been able to do it without him. My guests really enjoyed everything, and his food made my party excellent.
Global Chefz Catering was professional,clean, and organized. I will be calling again!
I used Tamara for my engagement party and she was fantastic! I had about 60 people and we started with passed h'ourderves during a cocktail hour in one room (she provided the staff and a bartender). While this happened she was setting up the buffet dinner in another room. She let me know when it was ready and then (timing was flawless) we moved into the second room for dinner. My friends and family raved about the food, which included gluten-free and vegan options as many had dietary restrictions. We had a French theme as I had gotten engaged in France and Tamara worked with me on a French menu, including a delicious chocolate-hazelnut crepe desert with fresh berries. She was totally on-point with timing, presentation, and professional execution, including proactively handling things like insurance with the building so it wasn't a hassle for me. The reason I initially chose her was because she was more reasonable than the other bids I received for caterers in New York but she offered identical services to what they had proposed and she went the extra mile the day of the event. I will definitely be using her again and I would highly recommend her to anyone. I am still receiving compliments on her food and the friendliness/professionalism of her staff.
Rich came and cooked an Italian style meal for my birthday party at our home. We had over ten adults and ten kids and Rich catered really well towards everbodies wishes, appetizers vegetarian dishes, meat and pasta dishes... Terrific grilled pesto shrimp, home made hummus and dressings, lovely salad, super tender chicken etc etc. Kids loved the fresh baked cookies for desert and Rich really made sure everything was well presented during dinner and he left my kitchen spotless. Could not have been happier!
This company really good in organizing party. I had an great experience working with them . I'm new in this city, so it was a little hard to find some , whom you can trust and give your party in good hands!! Adolfo was nice and come couple days before to check the place and discuss every detail about serving , food etc. So in end I can say- the birthday of son was great, scheduled on time and of force about food- I choose chicken Marsala, Italian meatball and eggplant parmigiana- everything was delicious!!! Thank you guys ! You did your job great !!
Great Caterers, great food, great setup, easy to work with.
It was a pleasure working with Sunflowers caterers. The staff couldnt have been more friendly. All my guest said the food was wonderful. I will be sure and used them again for my next party! Thank you Sunflowers!
Best experience ever. We needed a bartender for a private birthday party I was organizing for my boss and took a chance on hiring HighLife. Not only did we get a bartender but we got Tyler himself - the owner of HighLife. He was amazing. Our chef we hired from a different company was a disaster and Tyler took it upon himself to help serve the meals, set the tables with wine glasses, pour water/wine throughout dinner, not to mention making the best margaritas on the planet. Extremely reasonable prices with top notch service that is so hard to find these days. Next party I organize I will simply call Tyler. Whether I need a bartender, chef, catering, etc - HighLife will be my only phone call. Thanks for everything!
I was asked to help put together a party in about 10 days for 50 people. I wasn't sure if we had the time to find a caterer to get the job done, with the elegance and style needed. Well, I am so very glad I found Creative Table NY! Peter and his staff were professional, courteous and creative, as their namesake says. He listened to our request to have small bites: American, Italian and Sushi. In addition to coming up with four warm hor d'oeuvres, he also provided sushi, Maki rolls and hand rolls, all the food was delicious! He was on time and helpful. He also created a beautiful menu on display to explain what all food was and most importantly fielded the many phone call, emails and questions I had. If you are looking for a caterer galore who uses local and organic food and provides the attention to detail you need, please contact Creative Table NY: you will be more than happy that you did!
Carol and her staff helped us have an amazing wedding experience. The food was a hit, and the bartender did a great job too. I don't expect to get married again, but if you are looking for caterers, go with T and C!
Chef Dave was amazing! He came on time, provided more than enough food for the number of guests we had, and stayed long enough to make sure the food was set up properly and everything was to our satisfaction. From the moment I first contacted him, he was very receptive to our vision for the party. He accommodated one of our guests who is allergic to Parmesan cheese, came with separate food for her! I'm still getting compliments on how great the food was! Dave, the chicken parm, lamb, the lasagne and your crazy delish garlic bread were a huge hit!!! Thank you for a superb job!
Openskies Hospitality catering literally opens the gates to heaven ! Owned by 2 very dynamic Austrians It's a thrill to see one part of the duo, Chef Albert preparing mouthwatering bits of artful compositions amongst others a delicious pulled,fork-tender braised Shortrib in an artisanal Brioche bun, served with horseradish cream and crispy onions; if you have a sweet tooth a must is the Apfelstrudel,(apple strudel) a layered pastry filled with thinly slices of crisp apples, sprinkled with powdered sugar... all this lushness is served by a professional staff, who have impeccable timing working with ease through a large crowd of hungry guests.... The Gerda Lissner Foundation NYC
I hired Platter Matters Catering for my 40th Birthday Party. Ivett did a phenomenal job planning the entire event! She took care of all the rentals and flower arrangements, too. Bernadett helped me create a custom menu(many allergies in the family). The staff was very friendly and professional. All of my guests raved about their food and service. My kitchen was left spottless at the end of the event. I highly recommend them!! Emily Westport, CT
The chefs are most accomodating to my dietary needs all the while making me feel like I'm not missing out on the foods I love. I was served a delicious and completely Vegan Mexican inspired dip that was seasoned perfectly and was creamy and "meaty". Their food was amazing!
BOOK'EM NOW!...... LIKE RIGHT NOW!!! Hands down thee best catering company I have ever experienced! I used RSVP as the owner catered a friend's engagement party in February. I have worked in the restaurant industry for several years and could not believe the attention to detail that their wait staff displayed. They were on point with everything and my glass never went empty. The whole staff was very nice and very professional. Especially the bartender . I chatted it up with him for a bit, made really good drinks and was a real friendly guy. Now, the food was outstanding! I really enjoyed the gorgonzola stuffed babybella mushrooms amongst all the other delicious dishes. I had a chance to meet the owner Renee after the dinner while everyone was dancing. Not over exaggerating at all, they were probably the kindest people I every met. SUPER COOL, totally humble, and they even gave me food to take home. I would recommend RSVP to anybody and everybody that wants their party to be a success!
JP catered a party for us of about 40 adults and 20 kids and we had a great experience working with him - highly recommend his services! He was responsive and flexible during the planning phase, able to modify his gameplan day-of when our rooftop venue got rained out :( and prepped and served the food efficiently, beautifully and notably, without needing anything from us as hosts, letting us truly enjoy the party. On top of all that, all the guests loved the food itself and several have inquired about contacting JP for their own events. I’m happy to make those connections because JP is truly a great chef and a consummate professional!
I called Emanuel Catering To assist the best day of my life... My wedding!! They were very professional, three different delicious options for my guests, entries, a wonderful Italian cake, really nice and kind waitresses... Definitely, Emanuel Catering was a really good asset on my wedding...
Very professional, devoted and passionate about world cuisine, full stack Chef -- delicious food served in a beautiful way that lets you enjoy the meal. At the last party, Jay served dishes from Mediterranean kitchen through Italian kitchen and finished with East European one. She customized all dishes to our taste and needs. What else you would want to please all guests? Thank you Jay for great job.