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Canton Caterers

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Kitchen Academic, LLC
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonya T.
Verified review

It was the first time we used Kitchen Academic, LLC to cater an office luncheon. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious. Our staff was impressed and pleased with the presentation and the taste. Markus was a joy to work with; very thorough in his approach to catering the event, arrived on time and prepared and stayed until the lunch was concluded. I couldn't have asked for better service. We will definitely use Kitchen Academic for future office functions. Oh and did I mention the food was delicious!

Mantua Corners Catering
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kim R.
Verified review

What a great experience! The food was awesome! The Roast Beef was hands down our favorite! Thank you Lisa for catering for our wedding day! I would definitely recommend Mantua Corners Catering for your next event!

Buffet Style Catering
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Molly K.
Verified review

Fantastic experience with Buffet style catering. From first contact with Sharon to the finish she was responsive and answered any questions I had. The food and presentation for the Babyque shower for my daughter was perfect! And the price was very reasonable! I would not hesitate to use Buffet Style Catering again.

Gianpiero's Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa B.
Verified review

Demond was very professional and the food was great. He worked very closely with us to provide a personalized menu. He arrived on time and delivered everything as promised. Looking forward to checking out his restaurant. Thank you

Cakes Etc. LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 31 years in business
Bill Cobbs R.
Verified review

Cakes Etc. catered two parties for me and has served my distinguished guests (including actors and celebrities) various times over the last couple of years. I have used her services for almost 20 years. She and her staff are competent, creative and professional. Her work is culinary art. The servings are always delicious. Whether for 2 people or 200, she is there for you with great choices, costs and execution!

Frank's Family Restaurant
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
Sherry C.
Verified review

I had a reservation and my table was ready on time. Service was excellent. The staff was very friendly and courteous. Food was wonderful. I will be back again. It was a delightful experience.

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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We do an authentic Carolina style barbecue catering for all types of events ranging from a corporate luncheon to a formal wedding.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jerome S.
Verified review

Mr. Williams provided an excellent experience for my company luncheon. His food was full of flavor and served on time. I highly recommend Mr. Williams for catering services. His professionalism will keep him in mind for future catering needs.

Wrap It Up
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Carli P.
Verified review

When my husband and I were looking for wedding venues we targeted ones that would allow us to bring in our own caterers. Although we have had some pretty good "wedding food" in the past, we wanted to break away from the formal/traditional wedding setup and incorporate a more relaxed and fun atmosphere into our reception. Wrap It Up definitely helped us to accomplish this! Not only was the food phenomenal, but the staff was some of the friendliest and most accommodating group of individuals I had the pleasure of dealing with. Chef Anthony sat down with me to discuss my list of wants/needs, and then gave me suggestions on how he and his team could help make it the best day ever! We planned a menu that focused on their signature wrap menu (and TOTS), but served it in a way that allowed for individuals to also create their own flavor combinations. This allowed for those with food allergies and dietary restrictions to create a meal that would fit their needs. Guests were also able to choose items a la carte, or for the carb conscious individuals, select to have their meal "unwrapped." We have more than a few vegetarians and a handful of individuals with gluten allergies and this setup really helped to allow them access to foods they can eat. Not to mention the Zesty Veggie Wrap was the food of choice for even some of our most carnivorous guests (it’s just so good!!!). As much as I can appreciate a good formal wedding dinner it never fails that mid-way through the reception I always find myself hungry because the portions are typically smaller. With Wrap It Up as our caterer there was no need for guests to make a late night taco bell run as they were served with hearty portions of home cooked food full of robust flavors. Wrap It Up also put together snack trays for our cocktail hour which included a fruit tray and cheese and crackers. All of this as well was entirely customizable based on the budget we had agreed upon. I truly can’t thank Wrap It Up enough for their service. Of all the vendors we had they were the ONLY vendor to not ask me (The Bride) any questions on the wedding day. They made it a point to cover all bases prior to the wedding day so that all that was left was a well-planned execution. So much time is spent on selecting the perfect wedding vendors to help you achieve your "dream wedding." For my husband and I that dream was very simple: all of our friends, lots of beer, and exceptional food. Wrap It Up delivered more than we could have asked for!! I would hire them again in an instant! P.S. Don't forget the TOTS!!! :)

  • 12 years in business
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We are a carry-out restaurant and dessert bar. We have a full carry-out menu, cupcakes, cakes by the slice, custom special-event cakes, homemade candies, and a full catering menu.

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We are a BBQ family restaurant. We cater and have a concession. We sell pulled pork and ribs by the pound. We do fundraisers also.

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We cam provide you with any type of quality food including American, Mediterranean, ..to spice up your parties without breaking bank.

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We offer vegetarian or vegan catering. We are a small personal business. We are home-based, family-owned and operated. We have diverse menus. You can choose from comfort food, health food, holiday, kid-friendly, raw, ethnic and more menu options. We will work with your budget.

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Carrie Mae's Catering specializes in weddings, banquets, repast, bartending, decorating, serving, excellent customer service and satisfaction.

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We are a family-owned and off-premise catering company. We offer a variety of menu items and options for any occasion. Our experience entails everything from backyard picnics to full-service buffets for wedding receptions. We have a few signature specialty foods that are very popular with our clients. If you prefer an item not listed on our current menu or need to stay within a budget, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Your special occasion should be stress-free and enjoyable. Leave the work for us, and sit back and relax!

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I am a certified chef. I was at the top of my class at P.I.C.A. I worked at the best private club in Columbus and I am experienced in fine dining set-up. I want to give people something that they could afford but give that experience of "Wow, that was great!" I also worked with Wolfgang Puck at Five Star Sensation in Cleveland with a very good friend, Nicky Moorse, a chef for Jegg's Racing.

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Fresh American style sushi made to order at your next event or private party.

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We were established in 1979 and provide catering needs for clients. We make you feel as a guest at your own affair. Our food and service is second to none.

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With Tasty Montrell, I have been catering for eight years. Food is my passion, no matter how small or large the event is. I promise to provide services and food with a heart. I will strive to deliver top-quality service and creativity on every level, with consistent professionalism. From high-quality food to unique concepts, my goal is to complement and exceed the vision of clients.

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We are a full-service catering company that focus on corporate clientele. We do weddings, cookouts and clambake. I offer great presentations at affordable pricing.

  • 4 years in business
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First and foremost I cook from the heart and everything is made from scratch, no short cuts. I'm very passionate about food.

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 Catering Service for 50-100 Guests for a Wedding in July 20, 2013

Solon, OH

  • Event type
    Plated dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    BBQ
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    Wedding event

Need a Caterer for a Christmas Dinner

Canton, OH

  • Event type
    Buffet catered event
  • Cuisine type
    Formal American
  • Number of people
    25-50
  • Additional Service(s)
    No additional service
  • Details
    Christmas dinner

Need a Caterer on December 15

Broadview Heights, OH

  • Event type
    Buffet dinner party
  • Cuisine type
    Casual American, Formal American
  • Number of people
    25-50
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    one person is a vegetarian
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