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Browse these catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in North Charleston.

  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Odessa W.
Verified review

I ordered a deep fried chicken, rice and roasted vegetable dish for a meeting at work from Lowcountry Creole Culinaire Catering. The delivery was punctual, Chef Frisco went the extra mile to cut up the chicken. Most importantly, the food was fabulous. The meal was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone at the meeting. I WILL be using Lowcountry Creole Culinaire Catering for ALL of my catering needs and would highly recommend them. The food was outstanding and so was the service.

Chef Jay Amber
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Ayiesha M.
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I have never used or heard of thumbtack before and Jay was a true gem. She catered for 112 guests at my sister's book pre-launch party. I have never seen a human being move that way in a kitchen. She came with 3 of her staff and at first I was wondering how they were going to be able to manage everyone and they exceeded our expectations. I am so glad we were able to work with her. The food was amazing, they were friendly and smiling even having to go back and forth in the heat they never once looked upset or stressed. My experience couldn't have been better.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denise L.
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Win and Trivia were very friendly and listed to everything we wanted for our daughters wedding. Trivia acted as our event coordinator. I know it was a lot for her to handle but she did a great job. The food was excellent. My guest raved about the food. I will use Win-Win Catering to serve my future events.

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Heavenly Hands
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaisha H.
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My birthday dinner party was absolutely wonderful and much of that was due to outstanding work done by Heavenly Hands Catering Service. The food was wonderful and Ms. Joyce went over and beyond to make sure that we were completely satisfied. Book her for your event today and I promise you she will give you superb service. Thanks Ms. Joyce for making birthday dinner party beyond my expectation. We will definitely be seeing you in the near future.

Citrus Catering Co.
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Mary-Marshall G.
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Britney was fantastic, and went above and beyond our expectations. Everyone raved about her creations, with crab cakes and beef appetizers cooked onsite. Her attention to detail with taste and presentation was awesome. She and her staff were a pleasure, a great addition to our celebration, and left our place immaculate when the party was over. Yes, I would use her catering again in a heartbeat for another function. Thank you, Britney!! Mary-Marshall

Magnolia Cooks
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
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I have a lot of experience with personal chefs and caterers. Sarah is by far the best chef I have ever hired. Usually catered food doesn't cut the mustard for my food savy guests, but with her years of experience at Charlestons best restaurants she blew us all away. I keep dreaming about the lettuce wraps! She was great with our guests, a true pleassure to be around. I will literally never hire another personal chef again. Rumor has it that she is also shooting a pilot for her own show with the food network...

Sweet Rhi
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal W.
Verified review

Sweet Rhi did a cake for my wedding it was beautiful and tasted devine!! I have been to another wedding she catered and she also did the cake and other desserts. Her display of the food was beautiful and the food was equally as tasty! Her cakes are a step above the rest!!! They taste as Good as they look not bland And plastic like others I've tasted. She was so pleasant and easy to work with! Wouldn't choose anyone else for any wedding/catering/personal chef needs!

Tymes Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Christina M.
Verified review

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Chef Delray for putting his hard work and forgiving our office staff a nice meal he came and set up everything for us and made us some good down south southern dishes we really enjoyed the fried chicken and okra soup that was the best thank you again will we use you in the near future

Just Stuff It Catering
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal G.
Verified review

I love the food at Just Stuff It!! Would love to have her as my personal chef. Any event Just Stuff It is catering I'm there.

Lucky 17 Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Leah B.
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Lucky 17 Catering was very easy to work with and the food was excellent!

Mesafina Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Dan H.
    Verified review

    Mesafina does an excellent job! The food is delicious and the service is outstanding.

    Brunch Holiday Catering
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 year in business
    Jerry L.
    Verified review

    The whole crew from Brunch holiday is awesome! Food is delicious (love the Union Jack bowl) and service is over the top. You will even get a few 'ere ya go luv! 's thrown in for good measure!

    • 4 years in business
    Cassandra C.
    Verified review

    I hired this amazing company to cater my husband's retirement party. We had close to 200 people in attendance. Our guests could not stop talking about how delicious the food was and how fast they were served. Each person received a generous portion. Chef Chika did a jaw dropping fruit display. The desserts where homemade and so yummy. Several people asked for her card to cater their next event. I am hosting a party in September and I'm not sure who will be the caterer. Just kidding. A lLttle Taste of Heaven has already been booked.

    Grateful Food
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 15 years in business
    Amanda F.
    Verified review

    Incredible food, incredible service, beautiful presentation...A+++ I highly recommend. My new go-to caterer.

    About

    While Tobo Sushi is very proud of our packaged and bar services, our sushi specialty is certainly our catering business. Though we have only been in business since 2007, we have catered to small parties, weddings, receptions, luncheons and office meetings. Our chefs have years of experience and insist on the highest quality ingredients, resulting in you getting the best final products possible! Sushi is our passion, and we would be honored to cater to any special event you may have in the greater Charleston area. We offer a wide variety of platter selections, and a discount on larger orders. You'll find that even with our top-quality, high-end products, we can still offer competitive pricing, and all your guests will agree that sushi never tasted so good!

    About

    I cook meals for people who love home cooking, always done from scratch. Get fast, hot, delicious meals in a snap.

    About

    We offer a full-service customized cuisine. We've been voted best caterer for 13 years and running. Pit Cru is our BBQ division offering on-the-go and corporate box lunches.

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    My flexibility with the subject matter. You tell me what you're looking for and we can figure out a way, together, to make it happen and make you happy.

    About

    Please refer to our website. We can deliver fresh, original and healthy food. We are known for catering high-end photo shoots with famous clientele.

    About

    We provide all types of catering, from delivery to full service. We can do anything your heart desires. My background is anything Lowcountry. I do BBQs, frogmore stews, oyster roasts, shrimps and grits or anything your mouth can dream. There is no minimum on catering. If you are looking for a BBQ, I have a large smoker I pull up to the event. Please give me a call, and start planning your next event.

    About

    I will come to your home and cook for you. I can also cater small events at your location. I have a big passion for cooking, being from The South.

    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.

    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.

    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 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 Catering Service & a Bartender for a 50 Guest

    Charleston, SC

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - with servers
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - formal
    • Number of guests
    • Details
      I will need a buffet dinner for about 50 guests and a bartender for a few hours. The event in in Charleston, SC My budget is 750.00
    • $800
      Average price

    Need BBQ Catering Services for a Graduation Party on June 1, 2013

    Savannah, GA

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - self-service
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      BBQ
    • Number of guests
    • Additional Service(s)
      No additional service
    • Details
      This is for a graduation party from scad. Just don't have time to cook on sat June 1

    Need a Caterer

    Columbia, SC

    • Type of catering needed
      I'm not sure yet
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - casual
    • Number of guests
    • Additional Service(s)
      Beverages (non-alcoholic)
    • Details
      I am looking for small finger food for an event
    • $500
      Average price
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