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We have an annual event and needed someone new to cater our party of 70-80 people and Jerry didn't let us down. Food was plentiful and everyone left with a full tummy and loved the brownies. Jerry was very professional yet personable and on time. Food was warm and sadly at the last minute we had to move everything inside due to an influx of bees but that did not deter him. I would definitely hire him again for any event I personally would have and will encourage our club to do the same.
We were so happy with the catering Sandra did for our surprise birthday party. The food was delicious! Sandra had it delivered and set up beautifully and right on time. Highly recommend.
I had been searching for months for a caterer for my Dads 50th surprise birthday that would fit within my budget. I did tastings and wanted to make sure everything was absolutely perfect (Yes I am one of those annoying perfectionists). I saw the Its Party Time Van driving through Sherwood and decided to give them a call. Quite honestly I was ready to give up and order party platters from Costco and call it good. Viki was very flexible with my work schedule and met me late in the evening at Sharis for a tasting THE NEXT DAY. The food was delicious but not exactly what I was looking for. She made a lot of suggestions and showed me pictures and was even willing to do a 2nd tasting the following day and my sister and myself.. (no charge of course). The birthday party was coming up and we were on a complete time crunch and Viki and her team were able to pull everything together so quickly, she even threw in some extra coleslaw!! Her prices were definitely reasonable and she was so flexible. Viki wasnt at the event but her team made everything so easy and was even willing to help out with everything else! I will use her for anything I have coming up-She is catering my daughters wedding next August!
Alison is the best! We had a birthday party with 14 adults and 4 toddlers and in all the chaos, Alison and Wendy didn't skip a beat! Alison was excellent in every respect: She was punctual, professional, and completely true to everything she promised. The food was fresh and prepared excellently! I actually have no idea what could have been better. And, it was all within the price that I expected, actually less! Some of the guests and I already have ideas for the next party! I would highly recommend anyone to use Alison's Wonderland of Foods!
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.
Danielle @ Bear Country Catering was awesome to work with. We started planning our Christmas party in October and she was extremely flexible and helpful in creating a menu that fit our needs and pricing that fit our budget! She was also a lifesaver during a last hour snafu with tablecloths! The guests at our party loved the food and we would definitely recommend!
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.
Shoshana did a great job with less than desirable conditions. Someone at the location mistakenly told her the event had been cancelled which set back her time frame. Mystery solved, she plunged forward and got the job done anyway. Her food choices were fun and the quality was outstanding! She was very easy to work with and totally committed to making sure my mom's surprise 75th birthday was a success. Thanks again and I highly recommend Shoshana for your next event!
Allison did a fantastic job catering my daughter's birthday party! She was very responsive and early to deliver the food. The food was displayed very nicely with much more on them than expected. The quality was outstanding, we especially enjoyed the short ribs, but it was all wonderful! I completely recommend her to anyone!
Joslyn catered a wedding for a friend of ours. She was punctual and professional with a calming warm presence amidst the hectic festivities . The food was outstanding! She was confined by a restrictive budget yet the food excelled our expectations. She worked tirelessly throughout the ceremony and reception to make sure everything went smoothly. The food presentation was beautiful and appetizing. We can't think how we would improve our experience with her service. We recommend you to experience her food catering service yourself!
agency birthday celebration was catered by Diversity Café and Catering and the food was outstanding!!!
Big Island Barbecue catered a wedding at Anderson Lodge. The barbecue trailer was an attraction in itself. The chicken and ribs were amazing. Everyone was impressed with the meal and everything was perfect!
I highly recommend!! The food was awesome, the staff was friendly! They went out of their way to accommodate me and my guests. We had a party of 30 and everyone raved about the food and service. Many have asked for her contact information. We will definitely be calling on Teri H again! Thank you I just cannot say enough good things about our experience!
I hosted a birthday party for my father's 79th and it was catered by Elaine and Austin. They brought a roasted turkey (also brined, rubbed and basted with herbed butter) with garlic mashed potatoes, gravy and veggies. Everyone loved the food, especially my dad. Everything was hot, ready to serve, right on time and delicious! Prices were very reasonable too!! I will definitely hire them again.
Paul just catered mine and a friend's multi day birthday party. He prepared three WONDERFUL meals three days in a row. As a long time friend of ours he was incredible at balancing his responsibilities as caterer (which I assure you he took very seriously) with his ability to have fun with the group!! The meals were all meticulously made and served just when the group was getting antsy. Seriously, his menu was beautiful and delicious. I would highly suggest you give him a shout. Ps he has experience with carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans so don't be worried about that!!
Zoe was professional and very hospitable. She blended in very well with the home-based party. The food was stupendous and well-paired. The appetizers were intricate and well presented, while the main course was magnificently simple. My guests raved about the desserts, especially the warm toffee cake with eggnog ice cream that Zoe prepared. We will very likely ask Zoe to cater next years party.
Rick Browne's expertise in all facets of cooking are outstanding, but are particularly impressive in all things related to BBQ. By that, I mean grilling, smoking, and the preparation of foods being considered. He blends experience developed over years to create classics, from Baked Alaska for intimate dinner parties of 25 guests, to smoking a suckling pig on an indirect smoker to serve 200 people. Well versed in kitchen technique, he is an astute chef that has a very rare recognition degree of a Doctorate in BBQ from some prestigious societies in the trade. RIck is an engaging conversationalist at every event I have been a part of with him, espousing his knowledge of food and wine pairings to the guests enjoyment.
Bree was great to work with and the food was amazing! Everyone at our party commmented on how tasty everything was! I would (and have already) recommend Bree to anyone.
MF Tasty started as an underground supper club but has expanded to private parties, catered events, and personal chef solutions, catering to our clients' needs.
I provide private dinner parties up to 15-20 guests, and also cocktail and office parties. I have worked for very exclusive clientele.
We do dinner parties, homemade meals, and delivered meals made with fresh produce and real ingredients. We do smaller dinner parties with a focus on homemade and handmade cuisine tailored to every taste, dietary preference, and event feel. From fine dining to casual, catering, dinner parties and personal chef service with personalized or chef picked menus, we can help. Special diets are always welcome.