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Columbus Catering Delivery Companies

Browse these catering delivery companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Columbus.

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The Modern Southern Table
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
Verified review

We hired MST for a large family gathering. They were right on time with delivery and the all of the food was amazing!

Chef Z Catering
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley M.
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Fabulous catering. Food was great. Chef z is a very lovely man and great chef. He did a wonderful job for my dinner party.

Dos Hermanos Taco Truck
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sherrill B.
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Better than Chipotle to me. Service is always stellar! Dos Hermanos will be providing catering services at my sons graduation party this year.

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Miggy's Taco Truck
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy K.
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Michelle and her team were great. She was easy to work with and is very kind -- the customer service is fantastic. The food was excellent! Very reasonable prices and good variety.

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mike T.
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Maria did an outstanding job and I will use her catering services again in the future

JM Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Kelsey S.
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We had an outdoor two part event where we fed a total of 400 people. Jerome worked with us to create a great BBQ menu within our budget. The food was phenomenal and the service was great. The staff was extremely professional showing up early to set up, stayed through the entirety of the event, and cleaned up afterwards. All in all it was a great experience and I'm looking forward to working with JM Catering again.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Regina B.
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Chef Simmone was very timely and professional and had excellent suggestions for our small family dinner. She was prompt in delivery and the food was delicious. Having planned this event from another state the ease of communication was very appealing for me since I do not reside where the party was planned. Excellent and would recommend her to any who are looking for a catering service. The amount of food was more than needed and great for take home.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jock W.
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We had an outdoor, summer wedding and chose Road Hog Willy's to do the catering. The food was absolutely outstanding and his catering prices are competitive and fair.....We tried so many different BBQ's from several companies to get the best taste and price. We made the right choice because everyone loved the BBQ and side dishes. Road Hog Willy's will not disappoint no matter what the occasion.

Harris
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
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Leah and her staff provided an excellent menu for a party of 35 employees. The food was well prepared and at the right temperature when served. She set the event up for us and made sure that everything discussed was present and on time. Her friendly manner and professionalism made I a pleasure to have engaged her services. I look forward to an opportunity to utilize her catering services again in the future.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jadea H.
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She was great. Very professional. She was on time and was really engaged. The food was amazing and she catered to our every need. I will recommend Olivia to anyone who is looking for a personal chef to come to their house. She will definitely be back to mine.

CZNZeats
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
L.A. C.
Verified review

Excellent service and great to work with for a good price too! Will recommend to my friends!!

Dorcey's
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
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Kristie is awesome to work with. She goes the extra mile to make wedding dreams come true. If we showed her an example of something we liked she new how to get it, either by making it herself or where to get it.We had a destination wedding and Kristie came to the beach and worked so hard to get us what we wanted.We came home and had a beautiful reception. So many guests replied " it looked like something out of a magazine" it was gorgeous. Kristie spent a lot of time with us working on every detail. She even MADE beautiful hair accessories that looked like antique brooches,found mothers gifts, bridesmaids gifts, she did it all, flowers, food , music, venue, photography. There are so many decisions and details with a wedding that we couldn't have done it with out her. She is so talented and has the best ideas. I would use her services again for parties, dinners, receptions, showers, loved working with her.

Streetside 62 Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
Josh M.
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Streetside 62 has excellent food for a good value. The restaurant is a terrific place to have a meal in the dining room and a cocktail on the patio. Their catering is top notch (of course it helps dealing with the owner directly). The food does not drop in quality just because it is a catering job. The 2 weddings and a few corporate events catered by Matt where very very good. Would recommend to anyone for sure.

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney S.
Verified review

We used World Wide Catering for a baby shower and they were fantastic! It was a Cinco De Mayo theme so we had a food truck with Mexican inspired dishes. The food was delicious and the staff was super friendly. The event ended up running later than expected and they were happy to accommodate us by staying. I would recommend them and their food truck services to anyone in need of catering an event. Dishes, silverware and napkins were all provided, the menu selection was just right, and communication and scheduling with them is a breeze! It was nice to not have to clean up for once, and their prices are beyond reasonable. Thanks so much for making the baby shower and awesome event!

About

We offer great catering for a great cause! Our team of professionals includes our chefs and event and sales staff who will work with you every step of the way to make this a memorable and smooth-sailing event. Whether you are planning a large, extravagant event or a small meeting or celebration, L.A. Catering will make your event a success. L.A. Catering's dedicated team of professionals is known for its attention to detail and takes pride in the high quality of service that is provided, as well as in preparing and displaying our food selections in a creative and visually appealing manner. We specialize in buffet-style meals and plated meals, although we are willing to take on any other style that you have in mind! If you need a location for your event, we can assist you. L.A. Catering has a beautiful event center that is located just outside of downtown Columbus, at 670 Harmon Avenue. We are also a preferred caterer at 18 locations throughout central Ohio. L.A. Catering is a proud division of LifeCare Alliance, which has been serving the local community with outstanding service through its nutrition and health programs since 1898. All profits from L.A. Catering are invested back into LifeCare Alliance to support older adults and chronically ill and disabled individuals whom we serve in central Ohio.

  • 5 years in business
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Let us cater your event. We cater to venue needs!

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My services include the following: * Meeting and Event Planning * Catering * Event Staffing - Bartenders, Service Staff, Buffet Setup * Party Planning

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We provide catering, server, set-up, break-down, cleaning, bartending, pick-up food, display food, and anything else that would be needed for either private or corporate events.

  • 21 years in business
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Corporate Caterers offers our guests easy ordering, fresh and tasty which is perfect for an office catering. Please give us a call the next time you are in need of catering for your business.

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My partner cook and I have many years of cooking experience. We can prepare a vast menu for those interested. We are mature individuals and serious cooks.

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We provide a 5 star cuisine but budget friendly. We also not only cater ee do event planning and sell baked goods

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.
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