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Sidney Caterers

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  • 17 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Diana J.
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Eric is just fantastic!! After having explained our preferences and tastes Eric always prepares dishes accordingly, as well as innovating with new dishes from different regions of the world!! Great predispostion while obtaining tasteful culinary results! We recommend his talent 100%!!

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.

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.

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila S.
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Connie did an excellent job. The food was delicious and plentiful. She served and cleaned up everything. I would definitely recommend her again

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Our attention to detail and the willingness to go above and beyond to achieve the desired results. Being able to take a client's idea and turn it into reality.

  • 4 years in business
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With 10 years of catering experience and 40 years of combined confectionary experience, we strive to provide our customers with the finest food and desserts.

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Delicious homemade meals with a large variety of menu options served at reasonable rates. Concentrating on catering only allows us to give maximum service to each party we cater.

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We specialize in made-from-scratch southern comfort cuisine. Our specialties range from prime ribs, fresh seafoods, organic chickens and awesome desserts. Using our worldly travels, we boldly season and present with Texas sized love.

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We will cater for your events with love and care. We will cook with the best and always-fresh ingredients, with a professional outlook and to your specifications.

  • 7 years in business
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We can cater any events, no matter the size or location. We can do specialty cuisine which is Jamaican, Caribbean. This one of our specials but can do a wide range. Let us make your event wonderful.

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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 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!

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I have a 24 ft. trailer smoker and kitchen. I have been doing fairs and catering for about nine years. I have done weddings and reunions. I compete in BBQ competitions.

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The services we offer are as follows: * Contract food service management * Catering * Personal chef We have over 20 years of experience and cater to the following: * Colleges * Universities * Adult daycare units * Schools * Businesses Our specialties are as follows: * Breakfasts * Luncheons * Dinners * Snacks * Concessions * Buffets * Sit-down meals * Receptions * Funeral repasts * Theme meals * Monotony breakers * Reunions, etc. If food service is needed, we can help.

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We are a catering business that caters to your needs. We have a large variety of food options that ranges from a picnic to a sit down dinner. You can take a look at our website, and contact us. We are a catering business that caters to your needs. We have a large variety of food options that ranges from a picnic to a sit down dinner. You can take a look at our website, and contact us.

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We are a full service caterer serving quality food for reasonable prices. Our service is fantastic.

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We offer catering for any occasion. You can choose our famous recipe or our spicy chicken. We offer homestyle sides to complement your event.

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I am a professional chef. I do catering jobs for private events. I've cooked for a selected few politicians. I create edible artwork.

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We offer amazing prices, service and food. Call for a quote to see how we compare with the competition. It's always great to hear the customers rave about our food. That makes us feel very proud of what we can provide.

  • 31 years in business
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We offer off-site catering service for groups of 12 to 2000! From business meetings to wedding receptions, we are your local cater that will help create a unique experience for your guest. We can help you organize it all with one call. From staff and food to rental items, let LMR Catering be the only catering company you will ever need.

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We are a home-based operation specializing in unique hand-crafted tapas-style desserts and treats. We are currently seeking independent business owners to retail our product, as well as individuals interested in a catered or personal experience of our quality products.

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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