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Connors Catering
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jay S.
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These three gentlemen were a great help. They moved a piano for we along with several boxes and such. They were on time, respectful of my property and sensitive to my concerns. I highly recommend these movers. The rates are fair and the service they provide is second to none. -J.

Cowboy BBQ
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kera W.
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Cowboy BBQ catered a professional event for vendors in the wedding industry (who are used to excellent catering), and blew them all away! I would recommend them to anyone looking for a caterer for any occasion. They were professional, punctual, and the food was delicious.

Taste of Honey
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mozart G.
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Stacey is a great professional and a wonderful caterer. Her food is full of flavor and is always well presented. More importantly, Stacey is a joy to work with and can anticipate the needs of the client before you articulate them. I witnessed her work with a variety of customers and working conditions, always with grace and style. I recommend her services to anyone committed to an excellent event and great tasting food. As an executive leader of an organization, Stacey is the type of person I want to collaborate with on any project.

by MONTAGUE.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle P.
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Kevin catered my last minute engagement party. It went off without a hitch during one of the most important days of my life. He took care of every little detail so that my significant other and I could focus on our guests and truly enjoy the celebration. We will definitely be using his services on the big day!

SCRATCH farmhouse catering
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Marianne H.
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The food was wonderful, clean local food and delivered on time as promised. I would definitely hire Scratch farmhouse catering again!

  • 11 years in business
Diane G.
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Thank you Stein's for a delicious dinner buffet on Sat. night in the banquet room! You were very accommodating. The waitstaff were very attentive to our needs. You guys are awesome! Will definitely be back and reccomend you to our family and friends!

Firehouse Subs
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Frank R.
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Firehouse Subs provides our office catering on a weekly basis. They set everything up and are always on time and professional. I wouldn't think of using anyone else.

LD's Roadshow
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria G.
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The food at the LD's Roadshow truck is amazing! The burgers & sandwiches are freshly prepared & as good the actual restaurant, LD's Alehouse! I highly recommend them for your next outdoor party or catering event!

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We have a full-service casual American fare with the ability to customize any event culinary needs! Menus are developed by the clients to match their needs and event.

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I have a passion for food. I love to cook and love to teach. I have 30 years in the business, with catering, cooking and training experience.

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We are all about locality. We use local companies to stock our shelves. We serve breakfast and lunch, and we have all of your coffee and specialty drink needs, from lattes to cappuccinos. We have a catering menu for our customers and are willing to host them or deliver to their events. We are located inside the Shoppes at the Finishline 809 Court Street Utica, NY 13502. We are open from Mondays through Fridays at 8 AM to 2 PM and Saturdays at 9 AM to 2 PM. Contact us for your delivery needs. We have monthly events from open mic night to magic and more. Come on down healthy eats and tasty treats.

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Creatively detailed, impeccable quality, and streamlined management are just a few qualities I possess that will make your event memorable.

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We have a pizzeria. We offer catering packages, big or small. We have a sit-in restaurant. We will accommodate your menu as best as we can.

  • 58 years in business
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Daniellas catering is available for all your needs. As a client, you will get our very best, from the very best! Able to produce any style of food & event that you are interested in. We offer you our very best and you shall receive, our very best! Chef Sean J. Gates is classically trained in Italian & French cuisine. Has been featured on Bridgstreet news, and has worked as a chef for the past 9 years and has been in the Food&Beverage industry for 16 years. We have two options for in house catering. We have a 30 person room for smaller parties at the restaurant.We also have a catering hall that can accompany 250 people. Any cuisine is attainable at an affordable rate.

  • 2 years in business
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NightRose catering offers special menu for people with food allergies and we offer special menus for vegetarians

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We provide entertaining and catering services to our clients at a location of their choosing or we will provide one of our preferred venues.

  • 50 years in business
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We offer pick-up, drop-off and full service catering options! On top of our traditional catering services, Peppino’s Catering Company offers a wide range of outdoor catering services as well - from Picnics, Clambakes and BBQ’s to our ALL NEW Mobile Pizzeria!

  • 4 years in business
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Bella G's Catering works with clients to bring high quality food at there budget.

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I am an experienced caterer. I am honest and dependable. I will travel and can work with any menu. I cook dinners at local elks and have done weddings, funerals, graduation parties and many other events.

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We are a full-service caterer. We do BBQs, buffets and sit-down service. We also do special events such as fairs and fund-raisers.

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We will travel to your location and serve amazing food -- fresh and hot. We will do weekend events or day events, family parties, baby showers, etc.

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.

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.

How much should catering cost for a wedding?

The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

  • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
  • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
  • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
  • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

How do you serve food at a wedding?

Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

  • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
  • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
  • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
  • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
  • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.
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