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Grove City Wedding Caterers

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The Modern Southern Table
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hayley C.
Verified review

I just wanted to take a moment and say how wonderful Modern Southern Table is. They catered my wedding last year, everything was wonderful. The food was delicious, the services was fantastic, and all my guest it enjoyed it. They turned a very stressful time into a great and memorable time. The food was amazing, and Tyler Florence was so right, The Gumbo is amazing!

Chef Z Catering
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Yolanda Z.
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Mark was great to work with. He catered a wedding reception for 50. We had a range of tastes among our crowd, and he served something for everyone. Crab cakes and Brie in crust were my personal favs, and the pastries were a great hit. Lovely presentation, Very attentive, reliable (even though I forgot to check my email), and super reasonable. Thank you, Mark, for making our celebration a success!

Dos Hermanos Taco Truck
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Harry W.
Verified review

Amazing! Everything is delicious and ingredients are consistently fresh. I have been delighted to both visit their trucks and enjoy Dos Hermanos catering for a few events now. It really adds something to your gatherings to have fresh homemade food!

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Denise G.
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Catered my wedding reception of a little over 100 people. It was buffet style and was enough for everyone to get seconds. Her prices were very affordable and I plan to use her personal chef services in the near future.

Jager Catering
4.3
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy S.
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Robert catered my husband's 50th surprise birthday party for 40 guests at our home in Westerville. His service, presentation and food were all exceptional. He made our special event unforgettable and all of our friends and family raved about how great the food was. Robert prepared lobster tail, shrimp and chicken Chardonnay plus sides. He interacted and mingled with family and guests and has a great and warm personality. I would highly recommend him to all our friends and family. Great job Robert!

JM Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ninette H.
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We hired JM catering for my grandmother Marie Winbush 75th birthday party. He was able to stay within our budget and meet our very specific menu request. Everyone raved at how wonderful the food was. I would definitely recommend his services to others and use him again for other functions. JM was prompt, professional, and provided a great service. Thank you

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ametrious M.
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I recently had RahZae Simmone cater mt wedding reception for 180 guest. It was a plated dinner and i must say the experience was outstanding. There were some hiccups on my end, but the chef was very understanding. I would like to add that i was a bridezilla, but the professionalism still remaind the same, you made my night.

Where There's Smoke LLC
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Thomas K.
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W.T.S. came to our Church twice over the past 6 month. We have had a super great experience with them. The Smoked Pulled Pork is absolutely delicious.... so is the Smoked Turkey. (Smokey Moist Deliciousness. I am making myself hungry thinking about the food) Bill, the owner was very personable and accomdating. His group did not just meet our needs... they excellelled. Excellent Food, Great Service... if you need someone to Smoke/Barbecue/Catering an event I would recommend Where There's Smoke! Two finger licking thumbs up.

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.

Photography By Gabrielle
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Katie D.
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Gabby is absolutely amazing!! My maternity pictures turned out just beautiful!! I had so much fun with her. She also did our wedding photos, which she also surprised me with another amazing Job!!! Great photographer right here!!!

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.

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

  • 7 years in business
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I have a 1970's retro-fitted horse trailer which I converted into a traveling bistro kitchen. I do street food, festivals, and catering.

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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 Knowing that we providing service to someone that we consider family. As well as well making good healtyh food at affordable prices.

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We can turn any room into a coffee house warm and inviting. An open bar guests can try as many drinks as they would like I make people happy by serving the drinks they love.

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I offer BBQ catering, smoked meats, pig roasts, full menu or entree only. I have a Southern pride BBQ pit as well as a Traeger pellet BBQ pit. We can cook up to 1000 pounds of meat at one time.

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I offer personal catering for graduations, weddings, birthdays, and office parties and home deliveries for family dinners.

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I have been doing home-cooked meals from scratch for over 25 years. I am catering for up to 150 people. I cook things like lasagna, cold meat sack, and lunches. I also cook pastries for your breakfast meetings or brunch. I do specialty cakes and wedding cakes as well.

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I am honest, tried and true! I have a solid client base inside Columbus and out of the state of Ohio. I offer several items that can be shipped. I also give lessons in both baking and cooking. Private one on one or in a group setting! I love the challenges of each event/special occasion that I do. I love to sit with each client personally and listen to what their vision is for each job that I do. Once that consultation is complete, I love being able to make my clients dreams come true!

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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All of my family dishes are passed down from North Carolina. I specialize in Southern Dishes Southern Jerk Chicken, Macaroni Pie. I also cook Southern Brunch. I can cook just about anything. Im doing a job I love all so much bringing my family recipes to life. Cooking my Passion!!!

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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

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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