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  • 9 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Cincinnati, OH 45237

Jessica S.

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Greg himself was over 2 hours late arriving to set up. He was supposed to arrive at 2:30 an food was to be served by 5-5:30. He arrived at 4:30 only to leave 15 min later because he received a call from his driver with the food saying he was lost and was having a panic attack. Greg and his sister left his niece, which was her 1st day on the job, (as she told me) at the reception to get drinks going, which she didn't do, that had to be done by my son-in-laws aunt's and grandmother and myself. My daughter's wedding was ruined. I am not being dramatic it was absolutely ruined. I didn't get to enjoy the reception nor did my son-in-laws mother because we were to busy getting coffee refilled and drinks and dealing with the driver who had come in thru the front door and told a guest how he needed to lay down because he was having a panic attack. So, while Greg dished out the food (which I was told some of the chicken was undercooked) uncles. aunts, and church elders were continuously checking on Greg's employee, which is ridiculous because they were there for a reception of their niece and nephew. Also, because of his lateness, about 150 ppl left because the wedding was at 4:30 and ppl were starving by 7:00 and no food had arrived. so needless to say her mother-in-law who paid for 300 ppl, only about 150 ppl actually ate. Greg arrived about 7:20 and food was served about 7:40. (ppl complained of the chicken being undercooked). I then found out, once the reception was over and cleaning up that Greg threw away about 4 trays of chicken, at least 4 trays of lasagna,(I saw this in 2 garbage bags that were half full of this food, and was told by a groomsman who was taking the trash out that he had taken 2 other bags just like that, he also took back the breadsticks he didn't use and took with him the green beans and salad that were left over. This truly disgusts me. This food was paid for and he just threw it away. he did leave 3 trays of chicken and 2 trays of lasagna, but threw away so much more without asking?? That food was paid for. I didn't pay for the food this was done by my daughter's mother-in-law. From what I understand Greg's response was to give her a $100 back and then credit towards her next event!!! Why he would think she would ever use him again is beyond me. His response was that in his contract, he's not responsible for what his driver does (he failed to respond to the fact that HE was 2 hrs late) also, that HE threw away all that food. He also said he'd already given us a big discount. That discount was because we had 300 guests (he had 3 ppl as his staff, which consisted of him, his sister and his niece who looked to be about 18 and it was her first time) and that was his excuse for not refunding her money back. The discount does not excuse the fact that HE was late, his driver was late, he threw away food, he didn't provide drink service (we did, aunts and grandma's and myself and her mother-in-law). When her mother-in-law said that was unacceptable I hear he threatened her with his lawyer. She wasn't even looking for a full refund which i believe she deserves, the very least she should be refunded for the 150 ppl that walked out.(she said she would have been ok with $500 back just for the gesture of admitting he completely screwed up our kids wedding reception) I don't now where this stands but I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS CATERER. I read his reviews and I met him in person. I trusted that he was going to help make my daughter's day special and something to remember. He definitely didn't make it special but it will be remembered. I understand things happen the driver getting lost, but none of this would've happened if Greg hadn't been late himself and there's no excuse for throwing away that food.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43224

Jonathan S.

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We were fortunate to have Modern Southern Table cater our wedding this past weekend. Sadaya was amazing and very easy to work with. Her staff was excellent and took very good care of our guests. The food was out of this world amazing!! Our guests were raving about the food all night :) We would absolutely recommend Modern Southern Table for any event requiring catering. We cannot wait to find an opportunity to use them again in the future!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Centerburg, OH 43011

Beverly J.

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I live in DC. My party was in Pickerington, Ohio. I had one month to find a caterer for a surprise 85th birthday party for my aunt. I probably spoke to 6 different caterers. I knew immediately Jauna was my person. She is experienced, professional, and not thrown by my indecisiveness. She created a beautiful buffet out of a pretty restricted menu (my criteria!) I was impressed that she was able to adapt to my requests and lead me when I didn't know what to do. She was late. It took her 3 hours to reach the event location due to traffic. It should have taken 45 minutes. I loved that even tho we were setting up while guests were there I don't think anyone really noticed! So, even with that glitch my experience was outstanding. The party was so nice, Juana is so skilled, and even surprised me with additions to the menu that showed me how committed she was to this project. It was her details that made the catering go from good to great. One of my guests even asked for her card. This person is the community manager for the property! Proof that even the delay was not an issue!! Thank you Jauna.

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Powell, OH 43065

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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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43230

Amy T.

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To say Wendy is a caterer does not do her justice at all. She was a personal chef - making all of her food from scratch. Her display was beautifully done and the food was spectacular. She cooked the food in my home so everything was as fresh and delicious. Our guests were more than impressed. I will most definitely use Wendy's services again in the future. Perfectly awesome.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Grove City, OH 43123

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Rachel did an excellent job catering my brother in-law's wedding. She went above and beyond to make sure everything was okay. She was on time because the food was ready when we arrived at the reception. She made it very simple and easy to clean up everything. No sweat. Would definitely recommend.

  • 17 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43219

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MGC was a pleasure to work with! Chef Nathianel was super helpful and polite. He helped us plan and organize. On the day of the even, he exceeded our expectation. We got compliments all night on the catering!

  • 40 years in business
  • Columbus, OH 43229

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As an Event Coordinator for a non-profit, I have relied on Creative Cuisine for the catering, room and table decor, and the logistics needed to support our functions. These events have ranged from workshops, luncheons, to receptions and symposiums and I have not been dissappointed with my business decision. Creative Cuisine has always been attentive and accommodating to the needs of our organization (even with numerous last minute changes!) It's so very important during fundraisers that our donors enjoy themselves and that not even the slightest detail slips through the cracks. We have always been serviced with their friendly and efficient staff and they seem to be well prepared to expect the unexpected. They make me look good! The food is great and often when I consult with them on an upcoming event, they will will suggest a fun, creative option that always seems to wow my guests. I highly recommend Creative Cuisine!

  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Kathy W.

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The food was wonderful. Everything was prepared to perfection. The pulled pork and brisket were flavorful and juicy. I have already recommended this caterer and will use them again. Mr. Yeager took care of everything from salad to the entrée to dessert. I usually prepare all the food for special occasions, but this particular event was hectic and left no time for food prep. Mr. Yeager took care of setting everything up and then broke everything down after. I was able to enjoy family and friends without any stress and the cost was very affordable.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43214

Sandi D.

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We have used Natalie for a number of events and cannot say enough about what an outstanding job she does. Her skills both in culinary creations and presentation/decorative ideas come together seamlessly. She is proactive, creative gracious and multi-talented. We will use her again this coming fall for several facets of our daughter's wedding. Knowing Natalie has charge of these key elements will be a great relief to us!

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Melinda L.

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Perfect, efficient and outstanding comes to mind when I think about the food, the delivery and the staff at Bite Size Catering Co. I have and will be recommended this company to everyone I know!

  • 17 years in business
  • Dublin, OH 43016

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The FoodSmiths Catering is a full-service operation: from weddings and cocktail parties to office lunches and executive dinners. Depending on your budget, we can provide as little or as many of our services as you would like, from a drop-off, ready-to-eat dinner to a full-service seated meal with tabletop rentals, service and bartending staff. Chef Gretchen takes pride in dealing with each client personally to ensure the highest quality of food and service at competitive prices. FoodSmiths source locally from Ohio farmers, whenever possible, and search only for the best and freshest ingredients available. We are passionate about the food and services we provide, and are honored to be entrusted with such important events in our clients' lives.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43215

Vince K.

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I had a very short timeline to cater my New Year's Party (it started as a small gathering and turned into a full blown 40+ party the weekend before New Years Eve) so I posted my needs to Thumbtack. Leah responded to my request in less than 15 minutes after I posted it and worked with me to determine an affordable solution that fit my timeline and budget. She was honest and fair with her quote and even worked with me to find ways to save costs. She delivered the food on time and allowed me to use her chafing dishes and serving equipment as well as fuel to keep everything hot. Our party was Gatsby-themed, so she suggested a 1920's style glazed ham entree/side combo with potatoes and carrots in a delicious sauce as well as another dish of chicken and rice with veggies and asparagus in a rosemary butter sauce. The food was also presented very well, and her attention to detail was great. We also had 2 large servings of Walforf Salad that was a big hit as well. Overall, the food was delicious, it was delivered on time and best of all it was all done with basically a 1 day notice. I highly recommend Leah's services to anyone looking for delicious food at a fair price. I would not hesitate to hire her again for future parties because everyone at my party only had great things to say about all the food.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Newark, OH 43055

Caron L.

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Kevin Blaine catered a dinner for 24 members of my family. He and his wife did a wonderful job. The meal was delicious and plentiful. It was served very nicely, and Kevin and Terry took care of everything so smoothly that we hardly knew they were around. The family was very complimentary about the food and about Kevin and Terry. I wouldn't have changed anything. It was so nice that everyone was able to relax and enjoy each other, instead of working in the kitchen. The leftover food was put in aluminum containers and the kitchen was clean and tidy when they left. I plan to call on Occasions by J and K whenever I have a large gathering at my house. They were wonderful. Caron Vernon. December 15, 2014.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43222

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We offer catering services using our mobile grill carts. We bring the "chef" to you. We offer a full array of sandwiches and salads, along with side-item salads, desserts and beverages. Skyward Grille is the perfect solution for a backyard party, where you don't want to have to do the cooking. We can also design our theme along side of your "theme". Call us today to book your next special event!

  • Columbus, OH 43209

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Gem Catering will make your event come to life. We offer full-service catering and have diverse menu selections. We also offer gourmet food made from scratch, upon request. Fresh and local produce are used.

  • Marion, OH 43302

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A sweet treat for any occasion! We have many great cakes, cookies, cupcakes, etc. Catering for small events. Check out our website for discount deals and enter to win a free cake. We offer an arrange of many flavors, styles and 3d cakes. Our cakes start at just $15.00.

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There is no party too big or too small. We do it all, from planning it with you to preparing and serving a wonderful menu. We are a fresh look into the catering and the event planning business, but we have over 15 years of experience to make sure your party is on easy street.

  • Columbus, OH 43223

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L.A. Catering & Event center offers on-site and off-site catering, whether you're using our state of the art catering facility or having a cocktail party in your home -- L.A. Catering can serve your needs. Our event center can serve 400 to 40. We also have 3 break out rooms, state of the art A/V for all your large event needs.

  • Columbus, OH 43229

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Angelic Creations specializes in catering and event planning. My Calendar is filling up fast. Get your appointment today! Do you have a big party or a wedding coming up? Don't want to be bothered with the work? Let me help! Some of the events I have planned are conferences, concerts, dinner theaters, trips, club promotions and carnivals. I have over 20 years of catering and party planning experience. My prices are affordable but you could never tell it in my food or service. I can do anything from small parties to large groups. We could do buffet, sit down or action stations. References available upon request.

  • Columbus, OH 43204

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We offer catering services for events, small parties, and corporate lunches, etc. We developed a menu to fit your needs and budget.

  • Columbus, OH 43085

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Wellness Forum Foods boasts of the extraordinary cuisine of Plant Based Celebrity chef Del Sroufe. He has worked in two area vegetarian restaurants, ran his own vegan bakery, and prepared and cooked for several of the most well-known families. Chef Del is the author of the New York Times Best Selling Cookbook, Forks Over knives and has created an extensive low fat, whole foods, plant based menu, that appeals to a broad range of tastes that range from distinctive, ethnic dishes to comfort foods, all made from fresh, organic ingredients. All menu items can be customized based on your allergies, dietary preferences, and other limitations. Apart from delivering food to offices and homes each day in Central Ohio, majority of the menu can be delivered through overnight service all over the Continental U.S.

  • Westerville, OH 43082

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We offer catering services for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in Columbus. We're also available for buffet catering for corporate events, family events, wedding receptions, or any special event.

  • Columbus, OH 43205

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I make cookies and hot dogs for parties and weddings. I take custom orders, and I will make any-size cookie and hot dog you can think of. I bake red cookies, blue cookies, brown cookies, rainbow cookies and more.

  • 18 years in business
  • Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

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Our catering company was created to work with our farm and garden enterprises. My children are the 5th generation to be raised on our farm, and we have the utmost respect for the land and the wonderful foods it can provide; the catering business is a perfect way to share the bounty of vegetables and livestock we raise. Our menus stay in tune with the change of the seasons and are not set in stone; we prefer to work with the client to have the menu reflect their style and the tone of the event. Our events have ranged from very comfortable and casual to classic and elegant. Again, we truly want to make each event about the client and their style and to provide wonderful fresh food in a beautiful presentation that the guests will enjoy. Our clients have expressed their appreciation for our attention to detail and the very personal way we handle each event, as well the importance we place on developing a unique and fresh menu that reflects exactly what they want their guests to enjoy.

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Are you looking for a caterer that will actually listen to you and not just nickle and dime you during your special time? Are you looking for that perfect wedding, birthday or other special occasion cake without paying an astronomical price? Are you wanting to have an intimate dinner party without worrying about the mess? Do you have a sweet tooth and need it cured? Look no more! Casey at Casey's Custom Cakes & Catering has a solution for all your sweet and savory needs! Casey stands behind her work 100% and assures you that you will not be disappointed! Visit her website or give her a call today!

  • Grove City, OH 43123

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Nelson’s is a catering company that is in the business of creating value: value for you, your guests, and your entire organization. Whether you host a catering event or fundraiser, you can smile and relax, knowing that with Nelson’s, there are no hassles, no worries. You may think it unique for a food service organization to state its goal is to create value — and so do we — but then, we think Nelson’s is a unique organization. Let us show you why and how. Nelson’s desires to build a relationship with your organization and to be a partner you can rely on. View our testimonials page to read a sample of what others are saying about their catering and fundraising experiences with Nelson’s.

  • Columbus, OH 43215

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We offer good food, good service, and good price. We have been in business for 22 years. Currently, we have 2 cafeterias in the Federal Buildings in Downtown Columbus. We are available for box lunches to full service catering. We are always happy to work with you to stay within your budget.

  • Columbus, OH 43212

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Grand Day Cafe Catering offers catering for any occasion from small meetings to large events. We offer breakfast, lunch, desserts, and snacks for any size event. Call or email today to have Grand Day Cafe cater for you!

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We make dinner, so you don't have to! Our clients love coming home to fresh and healthy meals they can simply heat and eat. We cook homemade food in your home, package it, and leave it in the fridge or freezer for you to enjoy. Additionally, we enjoy catering events, hosted in our clients' homes. Our chefs, Meghan and Lorrie, are members of the United States Personal Chef Association and graduates of the Culinary Business Academy.

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Oink! Cincinnati Craft Services provides everything you need to keep your crew and talent fed, watered and energized while on location. Menu customized to meet the needs of your budget, crew and talent palates. We cater to children, vegetarians, vegans and meat-eaters. Personnel with personality and production experience.

  • Newark, OH 43055

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All Events Catering, when quality matters. We want you to know that whatever the affair, whether it's a company office party, a fun family get-together, or the wedding reception of your dreams, we, at All Events Catering, endeavor to make it the most memorable and positive experience possible. From helping you decorate, setup and plan to simple, self-service buffets, we'll be there to do it all or just help out! Kindly contact us to set an appointment with a personal event coordinator.

  • 35 years in business
  • Dublin, OH 43017

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One of the finest and top caterers in Columbus, Ohio, we offer the following: * Wedding catering * Business catering * Banquet halls and catering * Equipment rental * Drop-off and delivery catering Call us for your next special event. Made From Scratch delivers original ideas and perfect production to clientele throughout the Central Ohio and surrounding areas. Our seasoned staff of professionals coordinate consulting, in-house design, and on-site production to achieve a level of excellence in special events, consistent with the client's image and expectations. Made From Scratch will coordinate all phases of the client's event with imagination and precision, eliminating the need for multiple contractors and ensuring that all details meet the client's exact standards of performance. Innovative solutions to difficult challenges distinguish Made From Scratch's approach to special event planning. We will listen to your goals, analyze your resources, and respond with an event strategy that is designed to accommodate both.

  • 21 years in business
  • Dublin, OH 43017

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Corporate Caterers®, a business catering segment leader, offers our guests tasty and fresh food, presented in a professional manner, easy-ordering, and consistent catering service every day. Don’t hesitate to call on us to cater your event if you have the need to impress. We always offer a perfect catered experience through various catering choices made with quality ingredients. Enjoy our appetizer, lunch and breakfast menus, all catered to satisfy an assortment of tastes. Our service is perfect for training, business events, company meetings, pharmaceutical lunches and office parties that need to be catered. For all your business catering needs, call on Corporate Caterers® today.

  • Columbus, OH 43207

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We offer mobile food concessions and catering, as well as event and party food service. We are fully licensed and insured. I have worked with upscale food and restaurants my whole life. Seeing someone enjoy my cooking and meeting new people are the reasons I do this. Here is a current list of some clients I've worked for in the last 12 months: - Cheryl Gray - Auctioneer - Lithopolis Honey Festival - Hickory Ridge Apple Festival - The Ohio State University - Wexner Center for the Arts - The Blue Stone - formerly BOMA downtown - Oakland Nursery - Oakland Park

  • 15 years in business
  • Middletown, OH 45042

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We are a one-stop shop for entertainment. Our company has been on the front page of 3 newspapers, namely The Apopka Planter, The Osceola Sentinel, and The West Orange Times. We offer an array of different things for your event or party, including: * magicians and illusionists * balloon artists and decor * clowns and mimes * face painters and make-up artists * emcee, disc jockeys and karaoke hosts * circus performers * brand ambassadors, mascots, costume characters * ventriloquists and puppeteers * jugglers * stunt persons * bands of any genre * solo artists and studio musicians * national talent agency * special fx teams * catering * photography and video * wedding and event planners * transportation specialists * custom props and costumes * advertising and marketing professionals * rentals, tents, tables, chairs, linens, inflatables, carnival games, sound systems and lighting

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We offer catering and event planning and a wide range of services to help make your special day all you ever dreamed of. When you have hired Simply Irresistible, all you need to do is sit back and be a guest at your own event.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Columbus, OH 43213

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We offer catering tailored to your needs. We cater in home events, social events, corporate events and more. Each event is personally planned, staffed and cooked for, according to your needs. We do everything with the utmost attention to detail in every way. Tricia Gardner, the owner and executive chef of Copper Chef Catering and Cakes, is a certified executive chef through the American Culinary Federation. She has a culinary arts degree and a well-rounded resume with many years of industry experience. Visit our website for a full explanation of services, pictures of our work and wide variety priced menus.

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“Need Catering Services for a Buffet Catered Event on August 17, 2013”

Middletown, OH

Event type
Buffet catered event
Cuisine type
Italian
Number of people
100-150
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers
Details
vegy tray and cheese and crackers and meat. alfredo and pasta with salad and bread
$19
Average price
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“Need a Caterer for a Bridal Shower on May 5”

Galloway, OH

Event type
I'm not sure yet
Cuisine type
Casual American
Number of people
25-50
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers
Details
This is for a casual bridal shower. Pasta salad, tortilla roll ups, cheesecake stuffed strawberries and cupcakes laid out to look like a weeding gown is what I had in mind for approximately 30-40 people
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“Need a Caterer for Coctail Party”

Dublin, OH

Event type
Cocktail party
Cuisine type
Other (finger foods, veggie tray and fruit tray)
Number of people
50-100
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers
Details
College graduation party for my daughter
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