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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 125 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
Declan C.
Verified review

Chef Ellen is great. My third time with her band. Runs a pro catering service. Thoughtful, helps plan the menu, makes the budget work and then, on the day of the event, she and her crew get it done great. From set up to clean up, great. Honestly, you know, throwing a good party for 50-60 people, there's enough to worry about. It's a gift to be able to hand off such an important portion of the affair to a pro like Ellen. Thanks!!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
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Kimberly T.
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My husband and I were looking for a kind, friendly and personable bartender. After the reading the reviews for Santisi Catering, we decided to book and I am glad that we did. Our Bartender name was Kimberly(same as mine) and I said to myself " we have the same name so I know she will be wonderful". Kim was everything that we wanted in a bartender. I couldn't believe that she went into help mode from the moment she walked in the door, quickly saying "what do you need me to do" and " I will do it for you". We are already lookin forward to doing business again with Santisi Catering. Highly recommended.

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Provencharly
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ivy Z.
Verified review

Everything was perfect. Food and service were outstanding. I would definitely recommend Provencharly for any event or private get togethers.

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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brooke A.
Verified review

Chris Nirschel & his team were absolutely fabulous!! NY Catering Service catered a party for my boyfriend's parents' 45th wedding anniversary and i have nothing but wonderful things to say. The Night went smooth & everything was PERFECT!! The food Fantastic, Chris is super friendly, passionate about food, professional & still totally personable! He & his staff were very easy to interact with & they went above and beyond,to ensure all the little details were covered. I am so grateful & i highly recommend the NY Catering Company to anyone looking to enjoy a party they r throwing without having to stress over the food etc-Chris and his team have it all covered!! I give them an A++++++

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Bacco Catered Events
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diane M.
Verified review

This is a first class professional catering service. You really do get what you pay for: not only was the food delicious, but Lauren and her team were superb: very sweet, but also very efficient, paying attention to every detail, and giving us precious advice when needed. Our bartender (whom we had hired separetly because we had a previous relationship with him) failed to show up and Lauren immediately and seamlessly fixed that glitch by re-organizing her staff and deploying 2 of them to tend bar. Every aspect of the service was very good. We cannot recommend them enough and will use them again. Thank you Lauren, Tony, John and all the others.

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Amoraco
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Denise P.
Verified review

Tamara and her staff were wonderful,from beginning to the end of the event. Tamara returned every phone call and email at a lightening speed response. The food and presentation was so well done and delicious. I would highly recommend her services. I hit a home run whenI found Amoraco catering services. My daughter will never forget her 30th birthday party.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Matt G.
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We hired chef dan for our client tailgate last weekend . Dan was great the food was well prepared , unique and delicious . Dan provided us with outstanding service at an affordable Price . He really brought a gourmet feel to a traditional tailgate . Thanks Dan !

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  • 68 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
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Eva B.
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Dear Luisa, Just wanted to let you know that the Shower was a huge success. I received many compliments on the food choice and everything was delicious. Your staff was absolutely wonderful, they went up and beyond to make this event run smoothly. I love Francesca she did an amazing job. I would definitely refer your catering service to everyone I know and would definitely use you for all other events in the future.

Manjar Boutique Catering
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Jane H.
Verified review

We were extremely happy with the catering services that Manjar provided for a small cocktail party to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. Adolfo and his team were professional and attentive and went above and beyond to make the occasion special. The passed appetizers were delicious and presented beautifully. We can't thank Adolfo enough for his attention to detail and his personalized service that allowed us to enjoy the party and not have to worry about anything.

LCI Caterers
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Anna C.
Verified review

We had a couple of parties booked with LCI Caters they were very professional and the food was unbelievable , so very good and they accommadated our needs.. Wish they would move out West as we would continue to use them for our parties!! keep up the good work LCI Caters!!

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  • 10 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
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Anastasia G.
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I met Erika and savored her cooking during a private week long health retreat in Hudson, NY. Erika's cooking was mouth watering, innovative and used local and mostly organic ingredients. All the participants also lost quite a few pounds that week while not feeling deprived and celebrating food! I strongly recommend Erika for catering, health retreats and teaching ....

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Mirabell Catering
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Moses S.
Verified review

Experienced Chef Martin always surprise his customers with a new and delicious plates. All guests of different events admired the type of extraordinary food presented by him. We will always have those unforgettable dishes in our minds. We strongly recommend his excellent catering services of all occasions.

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HighLife Productions LLC
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Idannis M.
Verified review

Provided great catering service under last minute pressure! Will definitely use them for future events.

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Creative Table NY
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Vonnie B.
Verified review

Peter was fabulous to work with. He provided catering for us at a Trade show, he was responsive, on time and most importantly, the product was well prepared and well received. Thanks Peter! We look forward to working with you again!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Claudia O.
Verified review

May 18, 2012 Chef Monterroso's services were a " 40th " birthday gift to my nephew who lives in New York. I, however, am located in Arizona and had made the arrangements over the telephone. His pleasant tone, accomodating demeanor, warmth and customer service skills are absolutely amazing. He was so intuitive regarding the menu choices and other requests that I knew immediately that he would be my choice. My nephew and his family were totally pleased. He telephoned me the moment Chef Oscar left his home. My nephew said he was totally blown away by the professionalism, warmth, customer service skills, knowledge and overall service. He could not say enough complimentary things about the food preparation, taste and choices. He and his wife are already making plans to contact him for several upcoming occasions. I would definitely recommend him to any one whether in state or out of state. You definitely get MORE than your money's worth. ONE DRAWBACK: I wish I had been there to savor all of the great food about which my nephew raved. LOL

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OpenSkies Hospitality
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jaime-Faye B.
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Open Skies was incredibly responsive, professional, and more affordable than most other catering options yet their service and product was top notch.

Harvest & Revel
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Jordan M.
Verified review

I recently held a launch event with an invite list of over 50 guests, and I was stressing about a caterer. Everyone I called was either too expensive, didn't have enough dishes to meet the dietary restrictions of my guests, or the menu just didn't look appetizing. I met Sara at a community event in our neighborhood (we both live in Bed Stuy), and I was complaining about how unaffordable and unhealthy the catering options were available to us in our neighborhood. After just one minute of Sara telling me about her private catering service I knew it was the perfect fit. I don't know if it was her genuine passion for healthy eating or her charisma for her work in the community, but I loved working with Sara from start to finish. She even came to the venue and gave me an in person consultation as to what dishes she thought would be best for the event, and included ingredients I told her I could not live without! (avocado please!) The result? Happy guests who could not get enough of Sara's delectable dishes. The vegans, the vegetarians, the pescatarians, gluten free, and of course the carnivores asking me who had curated such wonderful treats! I look forward to working with Sara again. She is definitely my go-to chef for all my catering needs.

Celestial Touch Catering
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Angie F.
Verified review

Have had catering services on many occasions from Celestial Touch, one being my rehearsal dinner. The food consistently has great flavor and well presented. Have also had the pleasure of great service and much enthusiasm in the planning process for events.

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CORNBREAD26
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Faye B.
Verified review

I have had the great pleasure of being a customer and guest on several occasions of Cornbread26's catering services. Each time I was blown away by their outstanding customer service, food quality and flavor, and beautiful execution of the event's decor. Claude and Craig work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that their clients don't have to worry about a thing except for enjoying the experience and the food.

Elemental Catering
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Eugene K.
Verified review

Elemental Catering catered a one year birthday party for my twins. They were very professional, worked with me on creating a perfect menu. The food was delicious, and at the end they cleaned after themselves. I would definitely hire Elemental Catering for my next event.

  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mackey M.
Verified review

Little Pleasures provided an upfront and honest quote with no hidden service charges like some other caterers. Their professionalism was amazing. I felt at ease while planning my event with them!

Actual Requests

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Need Candy Buffet

Brooklyn, NY

  • Event type
    Other (wedding)
  • Number of guests
    51 - 100
  • Details
    The restaurant we are having our reception is providing appetisers and dinner buffet. We are looking for someone who can make a candy buffet with different cakes, pops, cupcakes and other delicious sweets. My concern is that the receptions starts at 5PM and we will be using the buffet space untill 9 for the dinner. The space is in ur reception room and that's where the dance floor is also located. It is a small reception of 70 people.
  • $685
    Average price

Need candy buffet services

New York, NY

  • Event type
    Corporate / Office
  • Number of guests
    101 - 150
  • Details
    All white
  • $1540
    Average price

Need Buffet Caterer

New York, NY

  • Event type
    Summer party
  • Which meal
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Dishes and beverages
    Full meal, Beverages (alcoholic)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Other (not sure yet)
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    10-25
  • Budget per person
    $50-$75 per person
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    This is an at home get together. We would like to entertain both indoors and we also have 2 outdoor terraces for people to gather. Would like 2-3 passed apps and/or cheese charcuterie
  • $716.67
    Average price
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