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Hilliard Affordable Catering Services

Browse these affordable catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Hilliard.

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

AWESOME FOOD, GREAT SERVICES. DEFINITELY USING THEM AGAIN.

Chef At The Door
4.7
from 32 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Marianne O.
Verified review

Jauna provided full-service catering for an event for 30 people at my home. I wanted to have a significant number of vegan options, and she is very knowledgeable and experienced about healthy plant-based choices. We worked together on a menu for vegans and non-vegans alike. All of my guests complimented the food, both exquisite presentation and delicious taste. She was on time, served seamlessly, and cleaned up beautifully. I would definitely recommend her and use her services again. The price was extremely reasonable especially given the service and type of food she provided.

Chef Z Catering
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley M.
Verified review

Fabulous catering. Food was great. Chef z is a very lovely man and great chef. He did a wonderful job for my dinner party.

Top Pro
Miggy's Taco Truck
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ellie H.
Verified review

The owners are wonderful, fun people and the food was terrific! If you are looking for an easy and fun catering alternative, I recommend Miggy's Taco Truck! I will definitely use them again!

Slamwich Brothers LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
    Jennifer D.
    Verified review

    The Slamwiches are BEYOND amazing- they are addicting!! -The service is fantastic and the quality of the ingredients and creativity of the ingredients paired together is what really sets Slamwich Brothers apart from other food trucks- a must try for any foodies out there in the Columbus Area!

    Jager Catering
    4.3
    from 9 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 21 hires on Thumbtack
    Kathy W.
    Verified review

    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.

    JM Catering
    5.0
    from 7 reviews
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Kelsey S.
    Verified review

    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
    Cleola M.
    Verified review

    My husband and I hired RahZae Simmone's to cater our fifth wedding anniversary. Our experience was absolutely wonderful starting with the initial planning of our anniversary celebration. Chef Francis was extremely attentive to my wishes for this event. The process of planning all the way to the evening of the event was executed flawlessly. Our guests were totally amazed and thoroughly impressed. The food was absolutely delectable! My husband and I would gladly spend the 1300.00 again and we now recommend RahZae Simmone's to all of our friends and family!

    Where There's Smoke LLC
    4.8
    from 5 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thomas K.
    Verified review

    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.

    Destiny Treats & Design
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Myrna W.
    Verified review

    Working with Destiny Treats is a great experience. Very professional. Always willing to give the customer top rated service and products. Great company for your catering and party planning needs. I

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

    Jennifer and Brad catered to our Administrative Appreciation Day. They brought in vegetarian egg strata as well as ham and cheese strata. Along with that there were fresh fruit, sausage (pork and turkey), roasted potatoes, and monkey bread. Jennifer and Brad were kind, hospitable, and accommodating. Everything was fantastic and they made sure the chafing dishes were replenished. However, there were few issues that were minuscule and didn't parade the morning.

    • 4 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Jadea H.
    Verified review

    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.

    • 18 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Sheila S.
    Verified review

    Connie did an excellent job. The food was delicious and plentiful. She served and cleaned up everything. I would definitely recommend her again

    • 7 years in business
    About

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

    About

    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!

    • 5 years in business
    About

    Let us cater your event. We cater to venue needs!

    About

    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!

    • 3 years in business
    About

    Food is the quickest way to gain love from strangers. Everybody Loves the Cook!

    • 18 years in business
    About

    The full-service catering and culinary tutor services I provide include the following: Scratch baking * Pastries * Breads * Pies * Cakes * Chocolatier * Gluten-free and vegan friendly * Asian * Japanese * Korean * Chinese * Vietnamese * Indian * American traditional * Greek * Middle Eastern * Charcuterie * Sausage * Bacon * Cured, brined, and smoked meats * Tour catering Previous clients include the following: - George Strait - Taylor Swift - Ronnie Milsap - Motley Crue - Def Leppard - Snoop Dogg - Dresden Dolls - Metallica - Ozzy - Kenny Chesney - Justin Timberlake - Jane's Addiction - Marilyn Manson - Nine Inch Nails - Bauhaus

    About

    We are a full-service catering company that takes pride in preparing homemade food items. We can also service cakes, flowers, and ice/food carvings.

    About

    We offer amazing prices, service and food. Call for a quote to see how we compare with the competition.

    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.

    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 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.

    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 Caterer

    Columbus, OH

    • Interested in the following cuisine
    • Serving style
      Buffet, Individually packaged
    • Head count
      25-50
    • Budget per person
    • Details
      4th of July themed easy lunch option that appeals to adults and children.
    • $215.17
      Average price

    Need Caterer

    Columbus, OH

    • Event type
      Corporate event
    • Which meal
      Lunch
    • Dishes and beverages
      Main course(s), Side dish(es), Dessert(s)
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      American - casual (eg: burgers and fries), BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort)
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Head count
      25-50
    • Budget per person
      $10-$20 per person
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      This is an outdoor event with guests visiting over a 3 hour span. Would prefer foods that do not spoil easily.
    • $39.99
      Average price

    Need Buffet Caterer

    Dublin, OH

    • Event type
      Graduation party
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Dishes and beverages
      Appetizer(s), Main course(s)
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian, BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort), Hors D'oeurves
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
      75-100
    • Budget per person
      $20-$30 per person
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      Outdoor event
    • $2185
      Average price
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