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Wadsworth Creative Caterers

Browse these creative caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Wadsworth.

  • 7 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Caryl K.
Verified review

Matt was a fantastic caterer to work with. We hosted a graduation party for my daughter and classmate. Matt responded to my thumbtack request almost immediately and then worked all of the planning with me through email and phone calls, from a distance. He and his colleague arrived at the venue on schedule and with the most delicious fresh food prepared to order. Our guests raved about the quality and variety of the food, the novelty of having a food truck as the caterer and the friendliness of the team. What more could you ask for? I highly recommend the Manna food truck and Matt Barnes!

  • 23 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Lori F.
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Chef Damon was one of the finest caterers we've ever used. He and his staff were very professional and the food was awesome.

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Kitchen Academic, LLC
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonya T.
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It was the first time we used Kitchen Academic, LLC to cater an office luncheon. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious. Our staff was impressed and pleased with the presentation and the taste. Markus was a joy to work with; very thorough in his approach to catering the event, arrived on time and prepared and stayed until the lunch was concluded. I couldn't have asked for better service. We will definitely use Kitchen Academic for future office functions. Oh and did I mention the food was delicious!

Cheron's Scratch Kitchen
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Marlene T.
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Cheron is an enthusiastic cook who offers delicious meals to her clients- turning hand-picked, fresh, farm market ingredients into piping hot, savory dishes that are crowd pleasers every time. From seasonal, simple and comforting soups to elaborate 5 course meals, each are prepared with a certain twist all her own. Cheron brings her love of cooking and toasting each season's harvest to "a full boil" by sharing her expressive dishes with friends and community alike. Each of us are so grateful for the creative spirit in which she blends her culinary skill with an intuitive flair in the kitchen. She really can rock the taste buds. Marlene Telegdy, Director Neighborhood Alliance Senior Enrichment Services of Oberlin

Mantua Corners Catering
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanie A.
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Food was delicious and the caterer was fabulous to work with! We will definitely work with them again.

Buffet Style Catering
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Michael H.
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What a refreshing change for ordinary catering! I was incredibly impressed with the quick response to my quote request and also pleased with the value I received. The food was very good and the selection fit our needs perfectly. I was absolutely blown away at the presentation of the buffet, you won’t get this feature from many caterers. It was a nice added touch. The customer service was outstanding and our event was very successful. Thank you again!

Gianpiero's Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki J.
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I highly recommend Gianpiero's Catering! The food is made with excellence. You will not find better quality of service and food selection with exquisite taste for the price. The Gianpiero pasta is my personal favorite and it is what they are known for.

Visual Drama Designs
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina D.
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What a wonderful job beyond my expectations breath taking. I did not know whether to cry or scream for joy it was so amazing beautiful literally. I had event where 3,000 people attended and every one comment on how beautiful my set up for my Catering promotion table was. It was simply elegant, exquisite, elaborate and it had the spirit of excellence. Ms Bridges was professional to the end with her service I recommend anyone to let her design for their next upcoming event.

Ja`Sarai Catering & Company
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sharm S.
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I have been to a lot of different events that this company has catered, and I decided to use them for a milestone birthday party with over 200 people and they were awesome! They arrived on time, the presentation was beautifully done, and all of the different dishes that I chose were very tasty and there was more than enough. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I would undoubtedly refer Ja'Sarai Hospitality to anyone in need of catering.

Tres Belle Events
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Scott L.
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The team was very professional. Food was outstanding!

Jamie C.
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We had the party of the year at La Fiesta! Food was killer and plentiful; decor duper festive and the staff was fabulous. Hats off to these guys.

  • 14 years in business
Joe B.
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Great service, most excellent food, beautiful decor & with a warm staff. Try the stuffed cabbage or the lobster bisque, it's simply the best I've ever had!!!

Just Catered
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
Ernest J.
Verified review

I loved there service. The best experience ever.

OCCASION'S OUR EVERYTHING
5.0
from 1 review
    Steven R.
    Verified review

    It was amazing how organized sonya was i threw a birthday party and the decoration was fabulous setup was great the catering was great i would love for her to host my parties again

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Catering CLE provides professional and delicious catering service for all types of events. With our 10 years serving Northeast Ohio, you can trust Catering CLE will help make your event a success! Our services include the following: * A comprehensive menu * Off-premise catering at your home, office, a hall or anywhere outdoors * Served buffet, self-serve buffet or family style * Linen, chinaware, silverware and glassware rental

    • 14 years in business
    About

    I specialize in intimate dinners for two, dinner parties and in-home cooking classes. I also cater larger events like weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, corporate events, etc. I have appeared on local television over 50 times.

    About

    I offer excellent choices of my signature dishes with a unique seasoning that will water your taste buds.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    First and foremost I cook from the heart and everything is made from scratch, no short cuts. I'm very passionate about food.

    About

    You can choose from five regional menus. We cater events from 30 to 300! We will come to you and work with you to make a wonderful event.

    About

    We are a BBQ family restaurant. We cater and have a concession. We sell pulled pork and ribs by the pound. We do fundraisers also.

    About

    I provide great service presentation means a lot, but I stand out with flavor every bite you take is jam packed with a wonderful taste..

    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.

    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 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.
    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.