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That Food Guy Catering
4.6
from 102 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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Jerry and his team were brought on board pretty much at the last minute and performed beautifully. The food was delicious; the layout was beautiful, and his staff was right there keeping the trays full and the tables neat. The bartender was proficient in pouring drinks. The bar service was another area where it was a last minute decision on our part. That Food Guy was amazing in fulfilling what we needed. They arrived promptly and immediately started set up for our event. And, they stayed until the venue manager signed off on the kitchen and event spaces. We would definitely look to That Food Guy for other event catering. He and his staff were helpful, professional, and especially interacted well with our attendees. I've been in fundraising and event planning for many years and can say Jerry Crane and his staff are up there with some of the better caterers I've used. Juanita Barrabee Business & Fund Development Manager Community Access Services

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Sandra's Goodies
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Gevan M.
Verified review

I have to say Sandra's Goodies made a phenomenal spread for our company's Christmas luncheon. Her ribs and brisket were smoked to perfection and the roasted/smoked veggies were out of this world. Sandra delivered more than she promised and that was outstanding. Most caterers we've used in the past fell short on providing enough food, but not Sandra's Goodies. We had enough leftovers to share for lunch the next day. Thanks Sandra's Goodies we will be using you again and I have already had several people asking me about your services.

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A Wonderland Of Food
4.9
from 42 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
Verified review

We had Alison as our caterer for two meals during our weekend wedding. The experience was simply amazing. The food itself was exemplary. The short ribs served during the dinner were a perfect compliment to our "grand feast" theme as were the roasted vegetables. All the bread was baked by Alison and was sought out by guests long after the dinner. For breakfast she served pancakes with fresh berries inside, eggs, and most popularly...the extra sauce from the short ribs. My guests used it on the pancakes, eggs, and eventually just poured it on bread. We believe the bread is what kept many from drinking it straight. There were no complaints from vegetarian guests as all portions were plentiful. Because the nature of our wedding, Alison was onsite with us for two days. Her personality is gregarious and zany in the best way. Everyone who met her was instantly fond of her. We had last minute technical problems dealing with a very old kitchen oven and Alison adapted immediately and with complete grace. If I had to leave with a final pull quote for Alison it would be "New York quality catering with a Portland sociability."

Eat at Joe's Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jacki C.
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What a delightful experience! Jamie is the go-to caterer when we need an event at our gallery that needs catering. She can put it together quickly too. She is the ultimate in chef services and hostessing. Thank you Jamie. You are the best!

Divine Catering
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie K.
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We had a very simple wedding ceremony at home, followed by an intimate catered dinner with a grand total of 11 people including me and the groom. It was greatly appreciated that staff were willing to drive all the way from Tigard to our house in Kalama, Washington. Miranda was well organized and friendly. She was quick to respond to emails and phone calls, thoroughly answering any questions we had for her. We did a food tasting prior to booking and enjoyed the food we were able to sample, although after the fact we wished we would have had the opportunity to try the coriander salmon with peach/avocado salsa since it was "award-winning". We ended up ordering it as one of our three entrees and were a bit nervous that it may end up being a little over the top for us since we usually prepare salmon very simply at home. However, we found it to be delicious. The guests were very complimentary about the dinner. I especially liked the penne pasta with mushrooms and truffle cream sauce. We were sent two caterers for our event, one to serve food and one to bartend. We provided our own alcohol for the bartender to serve, so we had ingredients and garnishes for most basic cocktails. We also provided homemade mint-infused simple syrup to add to mojitos. When the catering staff showed up on the wedding day, the staff member designated as our bartender confided that she was very nervous since she had not bartended in about 30 years. She did not know how to make basic cocktails, which surprised us a little, but she was very friendly and accommodating, and used a flip book of recipes for guidance. The groom pointed out the mint simple syrup in the fridge while the bartender was setting up for the event and explained to her that it was for the mojitos. When I took a sip of the first mojito I ordered that evening, it was extremely strong since it had no simple syrup and just a splash of club soda. The bartender was more than happy to add the simple syrup and a bit more club soda at my request, which made it taste great. I was a bit worried about how my guests' drinks might be tasting, but didn't hear any complaints. The bartender was hard working and personable with the guests. We provided our own coffee to be served at the event. However, the grounds we had were either too course for the catering company's percolator or the measurement was off, because the coffee poured out looking more like dilute tea. We ended up making coffee for our guests with our French press. The catering van pulled into the garage and remained parked there in order to load the food and supplies into our house. The garage is the first thing one sees when he or she is driving up our long, winding gravel driveway. The groom asked staff if they could please shut the garage door once they were inside so that guests would be prompted to use the walkway around the side of the house and enter from the entrance rather than through the garage and laundry room. The garage door was never shut, so all of the guests came in this way. It wasn't a huge deal, but it wasn't as visually appealing. Overall, we were happy with the way our wedding dinner turned out and found the staff at Divine Catering to be very friendly. I may have decided not to purchase a bartending package had I known that we would be provided with an inexperienced bartender, but the evening still turned out well regardless.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
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Julie S.
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Maribel and our team provided excellent food, drink and service for our event. From the start, Fusion Catering was so easy to work with: returning emails quickly, confirming and clarifying our ideas, and checking in along the way. The food was fresh and delicious, our guests were raving about it all night. And they set up and cleaned up perfectly. Maribel’s contact with a bartender was a big plus, too. We could relax and enjoy the party as one of the guests. We look forward to using Fusion Catering again.

Your Kitchen Chef
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Anna H.
Verified review

Keith Banks (Your Kitchen Chef) catered my wedding in August, and he was practically perfect in every way. I recommend him highly. Of course the bottom line for a caterer is the food, and it was superb. I got exactly what I wanted - unlike other caterers, who promoted their own specialties - and every item was excellent! Keith was extremely flexible. I wanted a whole lamb roasted on a spit, and Keith purchased a grill to do the job. "That's how we grow," he explained. "We will use it again in the future." When we wanted pie instead of cake, Keith created a pie bar with 6 great pies - plus a small, delicious cake for the traditional ceremony. Perhaps most importantly, Keith felt like a partner rather than a vendor. He has an upbeat, can-do attitude, and he offered good advice. After all, he's been to more weddings than we have. Keith's wife Sherri works with him, and it was a delight to spend time with both of them. He provided full service, including two visits to the site before the event. His staff was friendly and efficient, and they actually seemed to enjoy themselves while working hard. Keith played a large part in making my wedding a total success and easy joyful celebration!

  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Kehau S.
Verified review

Alison is a true professional! From the first Thumbtack contact to the event, she was extremely easy to work with. Sadly, I was unable to attend the actual event. But I received numerous texts, during the event & after, complimenting Alison & the wonderfully delicious spread that she put out. According to everyone in attendance, the food was FANTASTIC and there was so much of it! You know that things went well when you get asked for contact information for the caterer. Cheers to Alison & Baker's Dozen Catering & Cakes for a job well done!

Bear Country Catering LLC
4.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Tristen S.
Verified review

Danielle at Bear Country Catering did amazing!! We are so incredibly happy. We were really stressed out because we waited until the last minute to get a caterer, I thought I could do it by myself, but I couldn’t, it was too much and I was freaking out. I found them online, contacted her and she was absolutely amazing, I don’t know what I could have done without them. She worked with us on the payment, I hadn’t planned this to be in the budget originally, but she worked it out and we were able to do it. She asked me a few questions and then just took over, I was so overwhelmed, but she did everything exactly the way I wanted it, it was awesome. I was a pain in the beginning, I know I was, I’m sorry, because I wanted to have control, but I finally let go and let her take the wheel and I am so grateful I trusted her because it turned out exactly like I wanted. The food was so unique and delicious, everyone was talking about it. I will definitely use them again for future events, thank you so much for everything you did for us!!

Third Wheel Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Irma D.
Verified review

Incredible experience with Third Wheel Catering! Skyler has a true passion for cooking, food, and the community that is created around it..and it shows (and tastes delicious). He is remarkable in his attention to detail and ability to play with the flavors of each season. Would highly recommend to others.

Mehris Bakery and Cafe
5.0
from 1 review
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Raquel O.
Verified review

We are a university in Portland, OR that hires breakfast and lunch catering for new student orientation events 3 times per year. We have been using a larger commercial catering firm for several years but really wanted a fresh menu and to work with a local smaller café. We stopped by the café/bakery one day to purchase some bakery items and some lunch items to sample prior to choosing our new caterer. Our team loved all of the items and decided to hire Mehri. Mehri was very responsive from initial contact, to planning and through the day of the event. She is a creative and talented chef and everything was delicious. The food was delivered on time and the presentation was perfect. All of the feedback we received was positive. Other departments at the university that need occasional catering asked for Mehri's business card. We will be hiring her for our next event in March.

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I have been in the catering and restaurant industry for the past 15 years. I can help with your event planning, menu preparation, limo rental, entertainment needs, server and bartender needs, event set up and crew staffing.

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Our food is handmade. We love making it. We love celebrations! Life is a gift and we treat every day as a present.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Thai Mama has become a favorite stop at many of the local farmers' markets here in Portland and surrounding areas. So, we have decided (by popular demand) to become available year-round to our loyal customers and all who are new. We offer a wide array of catering possibilities, everything from drop-off catering to make it more affordable, or coming with our mobile cart and serving to you and your guests at your desired location. Your special event is as important to us as it is to you; our reputation depends on it! You'll love our style because it reflects your style. Your event is tailored to your taste and that of your guests. We strive to make your experience enjoyable and relaxing!

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We are celebrating life's special moments. We offer full-service and drop-off catering services. We offer menus and pricing for any event to fit almost any budget. We are professional, reliable, and easy to work with. Let us help you have a wonderful event that everyone will remember.

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I pride myself on using fresh ingredients & making as much as possible from scratch.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I make the best, pretty food I possibly can for my clients.

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Zuppa (Italian for soup) is a Portland based catering company with a commitment to using fresh, local and organic ingredients. We offer catered breakfast, lunch, dinner and appetizers for offices and homes. All of our food is made from scratch. Vegan and gluten-free options are always available.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I have been doing catering for at least 10 years for private parties. Most customers pick menus from my book, Angkor Culinaire, but I can make many kinds of food. I do fusion cooking. I mostly do catering with Aaron Meyer, the famous violinist in Portland. My specialty is smoked salmon, salmon cake and lemon grass chocolate cake (unique and customer's favorite). I can cater up to 50 people.

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Acquire a taste for the wild! I have original recipes, unique ingredients and seasonal flavors. I define what Wild Pear loves to do. I entertain with the best in food, wine and style.

  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We are a full-service gourmet catering business with experience for over 12 years in the Portland area. If you can dream it, we can cook it! Feel free to contact us for a free consultation to help make your wedding, special event, holiday party or birthday a total success! We also do floral designs, event coordinating and photography.

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