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Troy Caterers

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The Garden Gourmet LLC
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie R.
Verified review

I hired Jessica to cater an Open House for our Home Care Agency. From the moment I met Jessica I liked her! She is warm and friendly with a "can do" attitude. She presented me with a gourmet lunch menu all made with fresh foods and herbs. Her presentation of the food and arrangements was beautiful. She used fresh flowers and herbs from her own garden. We had @ 50 guests and had plenty of food. The guests couldn't stop talking about how good all the food was! I would use Jessica again and I would definitely recommend her for any catering job. She is a wonderful person!

Nibbles Catering
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Jan B.
Verified review

Needless to say the food from Nibbles was delicious. In addition, the catering staff was super. They were so easy to work with and quietly and efficiently assisted in every way to make our parent's 60th anniversary party a success. We would definitely recommend Nibbles as a caterer for your special event and we look forward to going to Nibbles restaurant for dinner sometime soon.

The Nook Cafe & Catering
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa B.
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I am a repeat customer and have always had wonderful experiences with The Nook for my catering needs! Great food, nicely displayed and always on time.

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Big Reds Bbq
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andy L.
Verified review

LOVED the food today that was catered by Big Red’s. Everything was spot on. They arrived on time, served on time and everyone really loved the food. Very satisfied and will definitely use them again in the future. Appreciate a job well done!!!

Bar-B-Que King
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Ivan B.
Verified review

Personally I. Think most BBQ isn't what I expect, you want to taste the meat and have just the right amount of smoke and spices, its hard to find, But I found that and more at the BBQ King, everything was way ubove my expectations the price the service the King himself lol, friendly environment,fantastic food, the only place I will eat BBQ for me I have to wait till he's in the area or I find where he's at, other than that its the only place I will buy from , thank you BBQ king, Keep up the assume cooking, A Patriot guard Ridder,

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.

Redbox Culinary Design
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Darcy P.
Verified review

Aimee is an amazing chef, professional, caring, accommodating and so much fun! We love having her in our kitchen:-)

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.

  • 7 years in business
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We provide food in multiple ethnic and genres of food... There is almost nothing we can do!

  • 6 years in business
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We strive for excellence while demanding perfection in everything we do, you happiness is our ultimate goal.

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We specialize in weddings, office parties, formal and casual dinner parties and much more. We will also help you customize a meal, if you prefer. We work with groups as few as 25 to larger groups. If you have a specific budget in mind, we will also help you work within that budget and have the perfect meal.

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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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Delicious homemade meals with a large variety of menu options served at reasonable rates.

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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 are the vending machine alternative. Roz'ae Catering Service caters to the working class, such as businesses, factories, doctors' offices, law firms, etc. Because we know how critical lunch breaks can be, so we offer to you our made-fresh-to-order daily menu with fast, courteous service.

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Our attention to detail and the willingness to go above and beyond to achieve the desired results.

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We offer catering and event planning services. We offer you a fun and innovative cuisine that is tailored to your taste. Catering by Rob has a high standard of professionalism and excellence. We strive to be the best. Knowing our clients, working within their budgetary guidelines, and understanding the total scope of each event allows us the opportunity to produce events that exceed expectations and are memorable.

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I am catering for your event. You name what you want, and I will cater it. I have over 30 years of experience and am great for all occasions.

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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.

  • 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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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.

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.

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Need Catering Services

Cicero, IN

  • Type of catering needed
    Cocktail party
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
    American - casual
  • Number of guests
    60-80
  • Details
    I'm inquiring about a graduation open house for my son. We are thinking "finger food"

Need Catering Service on May 18, 2013

Hilliard, OH

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet - with servers
  • Cuisine type
    BBQ
  • Number of guests
    60-80
  • Additional Service(s)
    Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
  • Details
    This is a graduation/birthday party.
  • $495
    Average price
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