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East Side Affordable Catering Services

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Top Pro
  • 17 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teresa W.
Verified review

My husband and I were very very pleased with Chef Tony, we were very happy with his services and food. We are looking at our calendars to set up another time in which we can bring him back. Best Chef ever. Thanks Chef Tony

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Kulinary Kings
4.7
from 48 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pamela W.
Verified review

Great service and Great food. Mr. Evans was prompted with delivery and professional. The food was fresh. The most popular dish of the night was the jerk wings. The mac and cheese balls was my favorite. If I had to choose a chef to travel when eating healthy on the go, meal prepping and enjoyable food, I would choose Kulinary Kings Catering services. .. Thanks again!!!

DuJour Catering
4.4
from 33 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy S.
Verified review

DuJour Catering has an A+ catering business we used for a business 30th Anniversary party. Their food was delicious and dealing with the owners was a pleasure. We highly recommend them!

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Harvest Specialty Catering
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elio B.
Verified review

You could not go wrong by choosing Harvest Specialty Catering! Jason and Stella took such amazing care of our guests, who were all family and close friends. They were extremely professional, prompt, courteous, and as hoped, the food was amazing. We chose Harvest Specialty Catering to cater our sons 1st Birthday and we had brunch: the omelette station was a huge hit and the chicken parm was amazing, as well as the rest of our meal. We will definitely be using them for future parties and highly recommend to anyone looking for a caterer that will not disappoint!

  • 10 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

Sodiah and her amazing team helped my fiance and I throw our rehearsal party. We had about 70 guests and everyone raved about the food. Sodiah worked with me to plan our hors d'ouevres menu. On the night of the rehearsal, Sodiah and her team executed everything flawlessly! The food was amazing and Sodiah is such a delight. I highly, highly recommend S&B Event Concepts and Catering for any catering need. Great Job!!!

Jerry's Kitchen
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Saba S.
Verified review

Jerrys kitchen did a fantastic job catering for our sons graduation party - very professional courteous service and crowd pleasing food!

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Bon Appetina Catering
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Louise B.
Verified review

I LOVE Bon Appetina Catering. The food is amazing and reasonably priced. She responds very quickly to an online order or even a phone call. The chicken turnovers are Amazing!! She is very willing to work any person to create a affordable menu.Have had many items and have never been disappointed!

D'Lish
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Aleksandar S.
Verified review

Our experience with D’Lish catering was excellent. From the first contact through menu planning and food quality we had a pleasure working with Deirdre and her team. She was working to make our birthday party memorable and the catering experience seamless. The food selection and quality was superb and we received a lot of compliments for both throughout the evening and after the event. We are already planning another event and will consider D’Lish as our first choice. Highly recommended!

Ma'idah Catering Co.
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
John R.
Verified review

i recently used this catering company for a family event.The food was amazing and had family and friends wanting more, i cant wait for the next big event to use this company again.

Tasty Table Catering
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Betty Ann K.
Verified review

Tasty Table Catering always does a fantastic job for me. It doesn't matter if I have a lunch catered for 10 people or 700. I know I can depend on Tasty Table to have delicious food and dependable personnel for my event to go off without a hitch. Always recommend that people go to them for their catering needs.

The Little Sicilian
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bobby S.
Verified review

Vince and The Little Sicilian did a great job catering my son's birthday party. The food was absolutely delicious. We had pizza, riceballs and dessert and the price was very reasonable compared to other quotes I got. They showed up on time and prepared to serve everyone. We will definitely have them back at some point again!

Sullivan Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Cary D.
Verified review

They were absolutely FANTASTIC! The food looked beautiful and tasted amazing. The Sullivan's did everything they promised and more, for a VERY affordable price. They are extremely easy to work with very professional yet very friendly. We will definitely call them for future parties and we plan to recommend them to our friends.

Bee&Jay Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Andrea C.
Verified review

I have used their services for several of my events, one was a private party for four and the food, presentation and service was excellent and their prices came within my budget range for a private party and I would definitely call in them again for this service. My next event was a party for over a 100 people their setup of the multiple stations,cocktail hour was the best I’ve seen in a long time and everything was fresh and in time. If you are looking for a catering services with professionalism,easy going staff you should check out Bee and Jay’s Catering

  • 10 years in business
Valerie C.
Verified review

The food was delicious and very flavorful and the service was great from the whole Sister's soul food team. They showed up on time and set everything up in a timely matter. I highly recommend Sister's for any type of event your having.

Lala's Sweets n' Treats
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie C.
Verified review

The whole experience was great. Latonya worked around my schedule and was answering my emails even at 11pm at night. I think the food presentation was outstanding and everything came out great and tasty! The guests were satisfied and I was as well. Only thing I can say was that the chicken tenders were a little dry but that's due to transferring and holding. Other then that, I will be very glad to have her cater my events again. :)

Culinary Creations Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Peter A.
Verified review

Our Event was perfect and the food was delicious as it was Beautiful. Culinary Creations was courteous, understanding of my budget and needs. It was a pleasure working with them.

Catering by Ross
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samara R.
Verified review

Extremely pleased! Perfect, would highly recommend!

Nikki's custom catering
4.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie W.
Verified review

The food and set up were awesome. The first meet to go over everything was smooth and detailed as well as professional. After that communication became a little more difficult. This was for a special needs adult and proper reciepts etc were needed. I would have given 5 stars if communication didn't lack at the most crucial times and still not getting what is needed . If I am judging by the quality of food and formal set up it is 5 Stars all the way.

About

I can do from A to Z. I help plan your event customized the way you want it. I also have a list of facilities that I use often. I have access to linen of any color you can think of. I do balloon decoration. I also have access to several bakeries all across the city, I have a photographer and several DJs who are excellent, and I use them. I believe that I will be an excellent person to take care of your special event.

Catering by Elizabeth

New To Thumbtack

    About

    i am a perfectionist and i like to make sure each and every guest is enjoying themselves

    About

    We do organic in-home personal chef and catering services. Teaching classes are also offered for parties up to 10 people.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need Catering Services

    Bethlehem, PA

    • Event type
      Other (work party)
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
    • Serving style
    • Staff needed
      Set up: No, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: No, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
    • Details
      in home
    • $40
      Average price

    Need Catering Services for a 5th Birthday Party

    Bethlehem, PA

    • Event type
      Birthday party
    • Which meal
      Lunch
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      BBQ (eg: pulled pork, Southern comfort)
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
    • Details
      Daughters 5 B-day party / end of summer BBQ for friends and family
    • $27.33
      Average price

    Need Catering Service

    Bethlehem, PA

    • Event type
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Other (Gluten free)
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
      100-125
    • Details
      Gluten free
    • $5500
      Average price
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