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Spartanburg Soul Food Caterers

Browse these soul food caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Spartanburg.

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An Affair to Remember
4.8
from 121 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynette L.
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They did an excellent job with the catering. Food was awesome, presentation was amazing and service and helpers were so friendly. I highly recommend them!

Personal Southern Gourmet
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Darren H.
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I'll admit I was skeptical at first and am happy to share my experience with Personal Southern Gourmet. We were holding a family reunion for 20+ people and it meant a lot to us since we all had not been together in 16 years. She handled that pressure like a champ! I discussed with Michelle my concerns and she was quick to meet with me, listen to our needs, provide many menu options, and even offered to cook for us to sample her food. She worked with us very well to groom a menu selection that turned out to be a huge hit at the event. In the time leading up to the event, Michelle stayed in touch with me and the management staff at the place where the event was catered to ensure that she would have everything we needed at the time of the event. She set up a very attractive food display on time and her food was delicious. She was extremely polite to my family and very professional in her dealings with family and facility staff. She made me a believer and I would not hesitate at all to use her services again and/or refer her to anyone! I hope this helps anyone who is deciding on a professional caterer for their event; use Michelle at Personal Southern Gourmet!

Circle B BBQ
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Noel L.
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When. I hired them for a party they were very professional. They went over and beyond what I expected. The food was absolutely delicious!!! You CANT GO WRONG WITH CIRCLE B BBQ.

Divine Cultural Cuisine
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
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DCC did an awesome job catering my family reunion brunch for approximately 60 people. The food was great and the service was exceptional! I highly recommend them for any catering opportunity!

Executive Eats Catering Co.
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Brandi C.
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This young couple are some of the best cooks I've ever had food from. They are polite, they were on time, and everything tasted amazing. I will for sure place am order with them again. They are amazing!

EL HR Vendoring
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Alisha Q.
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EL HR Vendoring catered bridal shower. My previous caterer cancelled last minute so I contacted them within a month of the shower. They were able to exceed my expectations. They served bbq pork, bbq chicken, hotdogs, salmon, mac and cheese, and broccoli casserole. There was more than enough food for my 80+ guest. The staff were friendly and willing to do anything I asked. I highly recommend them for large events or even small gatherings where the food could just be dropped off (I have used this service). They hit a home run!!

Events By David
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Angel R.
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David was the caterer for my wedding reception. He did a fantastic job. It's almost two weeks later I'm still getting compliments! The food and drinks were delicious and the presentation was very attractive. His rate is very reasonable and competitive. Events By David is an excellent choice for your event.

Adom Grace Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Gideon Y.
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Excellent food, great services

Mary Ann M.
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All of the above and especially goes out of the way to make sure the client is satisfied. All positive comments from the attendees. Love the food choices-never boring or the same as other caterers. Great job!

Dinners Envision
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel C.
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Food was delicious, prices reasonable and the team was so flexible and communicative that everyone thought we knew them personally. One of the best experiences I have had with a caterer. Thank you!

  • 25 years in business
Brandi H.
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Laurenda has done many of my daughters birthday cakes. She and her cakes are amazing!!! Laurenda is the sweetest woman you will ever meet. I would highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for a cake, a caterer or wedding planner/caterer. Her food is amazing, you will not be disappointed.

Black Sheep Cafe Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Susan P.
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Elizabeth did a great job recommending a menu. The food was awesome and the price was extremely reasonable.

  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maura B.
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Dinner Belle recently catered a charitable event that we held. Tina was wonderful to work with and did exactly what we asked. Everyone raved about the food and even asked for the catering company name, which I gladly gave them. I will definitely be using their services again in the future. Maura B

  • 2 years in business
Angela G.
Verified review

Would not hesitate to work with these wonderful people again!!! After we met the first time, all I had to do was call or text them with questions and they were quick to answer. They arrived early for set up at the wedding, even bringing an extra tray for my grandmother to put her cheese straws on. The food was absolutely delicious, my guests could not stop raving and complimenting about it!! They stayed after to explain what leftovers were available. The kitchen was left the way they found it: very clean, neat, and organized. We thoroughly enjoyed you being our caterer on our special day!! Hope to see y'all again soon!! :)

Deb's Soul Food Kitchen
5.0
from 1 review
    John D.
    Verified review

    NO ONE cooks like Deborah! She has catered holiday lunches for 50 or more of my employees for years and everyone loves the food! They may be stuffed afterwards but they sure look happy!

    About

    I love the whole southern hospitality food theme. What I cook for friends and family is just that. It makes them proud to be from the south.

    About

    Fresh seasonal food made from scratch. We cater all events and have a mobile food truck for events

    About

    We have been slow smoking BBQ since 1941. We also offer pork, brisket, ribs, chicken, juicy turkey and sausages, fabulous sides, creamy mac-n-cheese, baked potato casserole, BBQ beans, and much more. We cater for events of all sizes. We offer full-service as well as self-service delivery buffet. We can also do boxed lunches for meetings. Let our catering experts come to you. We make sure your event is a hit with the best BBQ in Western North Carolina.

    About

    We are a go-to company for catering a party, gift ideas (from a gift basket to a re-purpose item) or homemade snacks right at the moment. We do it all. Let us cater to your needs.

    About

    All our meals are totally customized to the clients needs from simple sandwiches to a full coarse meal from beverages ranging from a soda pop to popping champagne we follow our customers taste buds and their heart desires

    About

    What I think makes my business the best is because in everything I do, I do it as if that were me! I don't brag. My food speaks for itself! I am very reasonable. I am new and a little nervous, but I'm sure I will be a blessing! And, if you don't ever call, just thanks for reading.

    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.
    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.