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Westlake Bar Caterers

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  • 1 year in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jenni W.
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We had a great experience with Drinker Slingers bartending service. Prompt, professional, great hire. Bartender Peyton made everything to perfection at my wedding reception.

  • 23 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey W.
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Chef Damon and his crew did an absolutely wonderful job catering my son’s Bar Mitzvah. Chef Damon catered a luncheon and evening event. The food was delicious, presented beautifully, and his staff was courteous and responsive. Chef Damon was able to meet numerous dietary needs: gluten free, casein free, and was able to label all dishes appropriately. I would recommend Chef Damon for any event that you need catered. Everything went as promised, and it was all stress free. I truly recommend Custom Catering for your special event.

  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Ann P.
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Matt Barnes did an outstanding job of catering our party! We had 86 guests for a birthday celebration. When I first contacted him about catering the party he patiently walked me through the process and helped me plan the menu which included 7-8 different hors d'oeuvres, both hot and cold. He prepared them at our party site and they were all absolutely delicious!! The presentation was fantastic! He transformed a simple table into a welcoming buffet of food. We received so many compliments on the food and would have him cater another party without hesitation. There was plenty of food for each guest and Matt kept the tables well stocked and inviting through the whole evening! His professionalism and his friendliness made him the perfect caterer for us!

Teta's Kitchen
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen R.
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Teta's Kitchen catered an event at my home. The guests raved about the food and talked about it for several days after the event. They thoroughly enjoyed everything that was prepared. I highly recommend Teta's Kitchen!

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Kitchen Academic, LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie D.
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Amazing food excellent team. We couldn’t have been luckier finding Marcus and his catering team!!!

Cordially Yours2
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth D.
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Diana provided bartending services at our wedding. She was so professional and friendly, many people commented on how great she was at the reception! Leading up to the wedding, she was always available to answer our questions via phone or text about how much, what kind of alcohol to buy, etc. Would definitely recommend!

Manna Catering
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Lori S.
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Food was excellent. Chicken Marsala so delicious. Serving sizes robust. Greens were crisp,salad fresh and dressing light but FULL of flavor. Dinner rolls out of this world. The food arrived exactly on time and was still hot as it was served over the course of an hour. I will only use Manna Catering in the future for all my party needs. Thank you Dave. Outstanding experience. PS ... my Italians relatives were quit impressed.

Buffet Style Catering
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 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!

The Main Squeeze Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Lauren S.
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I had my baby shower catered and it was great. The food is beyond amazing and her work and style is very professional. Everything I requested exceeded my expectations. Very reasonable pricing and delicious menu items. I loved the fact that I can choose what food I wanted by picking from a list of speciality menu items created by the chef.

Ken K.
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Brian and his crew did a fantastic job hosting our birthday celebration. The food was fresh, the service was prompt, the valet parking was well run. We had about 80 people attend the party. I highly recommend La Taqueria for events.

Lyndi's Bartending
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mark W.
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Lyndi was great! We had a large Halloween costume party and Lyndi and her help showed up on time and looked amazing. They were able to keep up with our crowd and kept the bar pretty clean considering the volume. I have received positive feedback from our guests about their friendliness, and I would definitely hire Lindi again!

  • 27 years in business
Brandon C.
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Excellent attention to detail, delicious catering, and professional demeanor. Kudos and thanks for making my mother's 50th bday an awesome experience!

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

    About

    Nacita's Cocina had been in business since 2010 specializing in authentic homemade Puerto Rican food. Everyone savors Puerto Rican flavors.

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    Specializing in hands-on and custom events, Tree House Catering offers full-service, drop-off and complete special event management services for breakfast, lunch and dinner -- all catered to your unique locations.

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    Choice Catering is dedicated to offering customers superior off-premise catering. No matter what size, Choice Catering delivers quality food matched with excellent service.

    About

    Although I am happy to provide you with a standard menu to choose from I prefer to sit down with my clients and hear what they have in mind. I am more than happy to use a family recipe or the one you saw on food tv that looked awesome or even create a recipe of your very own. I am extremely budget conscious and absolutely love delivering the first class event you weren't expecting because you didn't think you could afford it.

    About

    Tucky’s is a 2-year-old, 3-shop, Cleveland original, family-owned and operated business that takes “comfort food” to its highest possible level. Our customer base covers all demographics, from families to after-school students, to seniors who remember when these American standards were not called “fast food”. They appreciate the quality components and extra care we devote to every order, and I’m proud to be part of their enjoyment. We are in strong competition with internationally known fast food franchises, and it is promising to see cars pass them up for Tucky’s. Tucky's sells everything, from specialty hot dogs, burgers (freshly made in house), fried bologna to veggie burgers and hot dogs. We also sell custard milkshakes. Tucky's offers our full menu for catering. Our catering options are a great way to spice up your office meeting, family party, or just because. We have three stores in Northeast Ohio, Avon Lake, Downtown Cleveland and Mayfield Heights, to attend to your groups needs.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    Traditional and authentic grill and catering. We serve American mixed with a touch of south west and eastern European delicacy. Small to large casual to business we come to you. We also serve lamb, goat and specialize in buffalo. Tatonka Grill and Catering has pushed to lead the greater Cleveland area in catering, BBQ and event planning. With our innovative designs and wide arrange of available styles, we can help you plan the event of your dreams and offer you a memorable experience. We specialize in creative, custom catering menus and offer from basic, BBQ to exotic dishes. Whatever your event, we can make it the most special - small or large, casual or elegant - whatever your dreams, we will make your occasion unforgettable. We provide the highest level of service, freshly made cuisine, and delicious cakes and desserts. You tell us what you want and we'll make it happen for you and your guests. No menu is too small or too big. Whatever your tastes, our chef staff will design the menu you're looking for.

    About

    I am catering for in-home fun and at any facility. I provide home cooking classes for one or more. We will make the experience a time to remember.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    We are a full-service creative catering company. We cater everything from weddings to graduation parties.

    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 Bartender

    Avon, OH

    • Event Type
      Wedding reception
    • Vibe
      Upbeat / lively
    • Venue details
      Public venue - please describe (Avon Isle Park, holds 140 people )
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks, Wine
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      125-150
    • Bar needed?
      No, the venue has a bar
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: Yes, Clean up: Yes, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      There is a sink and ice maker
    • $120
      Average price

    Need a Bartender

    Columbia Station, OH

    • Event Type
      Wedding reception
    • Vibe
      Formal / elegant, Upbeat / lively
    • Venue details
      Public venue - please describe (Whitehall)
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Wine, Other (Margarita machines)
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      125-150
    • Bar needed?
      No, the venue has a bar
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: Yes, Clean up: Yes, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      The ceremony is in the same space at 3. Cocktail hour afterwards.
    • $193.75
      Average price

    Need a Bartender

    Lakewood, OH

    • Event Type
      Wedding reception
    • Venue details
      Public venue - please describe (78th street studio warehouse space )
    • Beverage types
      Beer, Wine, Other (Two batch cocktails)
    • Alcohol and beverage supply
      Host will supply the drinks
    • Estimated guest count
      150-200
    • Bar needed?
      Yes
    • Tip jars allowed?
      Yes
    • Additional services or supplies
      Set up: Yes, Clean up: Yes, Food service: No, Glassware: Yes, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
    • Details
      Laid back wedding. Would like to do beer and then two batch cocktails and a batch sangria. Laid back wedding
    • $175
      Average price
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