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Hilliard Party Caterers

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The Modern Southern Table
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
Verified review

I hired MST to do an after wedding party. Daisy was wonderful to work with and provided me everything I needed for the party. The food... What can I say?? Amazing!! My guests especially loved the barbecued chicken!

Chef Z Catering
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Matt G.
Verified review

We had a great experience with Chef Mark, and would highly recommend him for anybody looking to host an event. We used him for a private dinner party for 12 guests at our house. He was very approachable and receptive to menu ideas. We came up with a complete 4 course menu with a server included for a fair price. The food was excellent. Had many compliments from guests. Mark is very professional and prepared. Detail oriented. Highly recommend.

Dos Hermanos Taco Truck
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Melody S.
Verified review

Dos Hermanos is amazing! Best tacos in town! I know that sounds a little fake but I would really recommend them to anyone. I had them cater my graduation party. Not only was the food delicious, Lisa and her staff are awesome. P.S. I recommend the chicken tacos with the hot salsa.

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jo W.
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Maria catered my sons bithday party...she was punctual and sweet! And everyone loves the mini pizzas she provided...I was partial to the bacon and onion! :)

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

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!

  • 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.

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

Carrie's Kitchen
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mindy H.
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Carrie and her staff catered my daughters wedding reception. She served an incredible meal to nearly 250 people. The food was delicious and plentiful. The plated dinner was served very quickly. Guests were impressed at how fast all tables were served. Carrie was so easy to work with and accommodated every request my daughter and I had. We recommend Carrie and will use her any time we need anything catered. ~M Helm

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

Dorcey's
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alex D.
Verified review

This woman made my dreams come true! I could go on and on about everything wonderful she did for me, but I'll say she did everything I had asked her, but made it ten times better. My beach destination wedding was the most beautiful scene I've ever seen, it could have been in a magazine. She made my arch out of branches, in 90 degree weather, in the sand! (Meaning she traveled for our wedding). Then for the reception back home she turned an old barn into an elegant dinner party, full of beautiful lights, flowers, and the best country style decor. All of our guests complimented her work. I would highly recommend her to anybody. And I'd definitely use her again for a party!

Chef Otis
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jack M.
Verified review

Chef Otis is VERY knowledgeable. We organized a grilling how to class and date night for 5 couples. He dealt with a food allergy without batting an eye. The theme of the meal was Jamaican Jerk Chicken and it was amazing!!! We are already planning our next event with Chef Otis.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

  • 3 years in business
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Food is the quickest way to gain love from strangers. Everybody Loves the Cook!

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

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We provide full catering and baking needs. This includes wedding cakes, specialty cakes, donuts and BBQ. We are certified chefs and bakers. You dream it, we create it!

  • 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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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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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.

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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for party caterers in Hilliard

Need Catering Services

Columbus, OH

  • Event type
  • Which meal
    Dinner
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    Rented my apartment complex's party room which has full kitchen and tables/chairs. Just need food and serving dishes, and someone to set it up and take it away when we're done! Looking to stay under $25/pp. We are supplying alcohol, plates, utensils, tables, chairs, cups ourselves.
  • $550
    Average price

Need catering

Columbus, OH

  • Event type
    Other (Wedding shower)
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
  • Staff needed
    Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
  • Details
    All women
  • $633.33
    Average price

Need Event Catering (Drop-off)

Dublin, OH

  • Event type
    Other (christmas party)
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Dishes and beverages
    Appetizer(s), Dessert(s), Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Interested in the following cuisine
    Hors D'oeurves
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Head count
    10-25
  • Budget per person
    $10-$20 per person
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    small Christmas employee party to come in and set up something small but Christmas atmosphere.
  • $255.5
    Average price
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