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Florence Caterers

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Granny's Family Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Jason N.
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Granny’s Family Catering is top notch. Arthur and his family have excellent food and service. It reminds me of Sunday dinner at my grandmother’s house. The food was delivered on time and was very affordable. I would give them 5 stars and will be using them for our next gathering.

Catered Dreams by LaToya
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dee Dee F.
Verified review

Catered Dreams has catered every event that I have hosted and they have all been a hit! LaToya is extremely professional, her work totally speaks for itself. Can't wait to plan my next event. Thank you Catered Dreams!

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I offer delicious Southern cuisine that's hard to beat.

  • 10 years in business
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I provide a healthier alternative of food preparation for individuals and families by utilizing fresh herbs, spices, organic vegetables, organic meats and organic fruits. My cuisine is generally prepared by sauteing and baking. Meals can either be delivered or prepared in the home of the customer.

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From large corporate events to small intimate dinners and everything in between, Serendipity Catering and Cafe can help make your next event spectacular. As a full-service catering facility and restaurant, we are totally dedicated to exceeding your expectations by giving you the very best in quality food and service at an economical price. Our menu selections range from the traditional Southern favorites to classic upscale selections for the more sophisticated palate and those with an insatiable sweet tooth, Serendipity also offers a full-service bakery menu that includes our signature Red Velvet Cake and Caramel Apple Bread Pudding. Our services also include the following: * Large Event Catering * Wedding and Event Planning * Event Decorating * Themed Parties * Menu Planning * Character Cakes * Wedding Cake Design * Gift Baskets * Party Favors

  • 5 years in business
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I love my work and strive to please

  • 14 years in business
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My work stands out from others because of the time that is invested is of quality for the customer, ensuring that the work supersedes their expectation. Taking time to consult with the client so that the gift is personalized and creating a moment of “It is all about me” for the recipient.

  • 6 years in business
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We provide restaurant, catering, event venue, personal chef, and event planning. We use fresh ingredients. We serve delicious food at affordable prices.

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I offer a buffet-style dinner for your wedding reception, which includes two or more choices of meats, two or more choices of vegetables or sides, a fruit display, bread, tea and water. I am also a cake decorator and can do your wedding cake.

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We are a full-service restaurant and event venue supplying everything you need under one roof. We provide event planning, venue decor, catering, bakery services and party favors and invitations. We provide off-premises catering as well.

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We offer the following services: DJ, music promotions and mastering, catering, audio and video productions, music promotions, event planning and talent promotions, photogyaphy and videography productions. We provide personal chef and culinary services as well.

  • 28 years in business
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Whatever you need or want for the occasion, I will provide it for you. From the food to the drink that will spice up your atmosphere, I will not fail you because I am the one for the job.

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I cater a short order to weddings and outside events and provide great food at a great price without going over your budget.

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Sweet Ocassions is an all-inclusive event planning and catering company that specializes in all types of foods and desserts. We provide linens, serving dishes and table accessories.

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We provide professional catering for weddings and any types of parties. Our food is delicious. We stand 100% behind our services. You will not be disappointed.

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We offer a full catering service, including chocolate fountain rentals and more. We do luncheons, banquets, weddings, birthday parties, baby and wedding showers, etc.

  • 4 years in business
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Tasteful Kreations Catering specializes in Authentic Southern Fusion cusine. The old favorites are still available...only created with you in mind. There are no cookie cutter menus...We create your dining experience uniquely with YOU in mind.

  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Tastefully Southern has over 10 years of experience in southern cuisine!

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We feature country cooking such as chicken bog, BBQ, Cuban sandwiches, etc. We are available for weddings parties, reunions, weekend car dealerships, customer appreciations, office parties, and more. We cook it for you and all you have to do is serve it. We like to give large portions of BBQ we make about 8 ounces per person and always serve our slow roasted Chicken BBQ when people order our BBQ shindig. We also include fresh home made slaw too. We want people to have plenty of food just like being at home here in the south

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Since its founding in 1998 by creative designer Ellis Grubb, Renagade Graphics has been Raleigh, North Carolina's premier choice for independent photography and digital design. As part of a worldwide movement that offers digital photography services to customers, Renagade Graphics distinguishes ourselves by providing our services to fit any budget. Over the years, we have expanded our technology, always with the aim of having a solution to any digital photography need.

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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This is my profession,and I take high pride in creating amazing food,that will leave a positive memory.

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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