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Lettuce Do Lunch & Dinner
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia K.
Verified review

Pam was awesome! They were on time, courteous and professional. She was able to make many of my mothers favorite recipes... and added her own personal flair that added to the presentation as I would've never imagined. I will not only use them again, but will certainly refer her to friends when they are looking for a caterer who is the perfect mix of gourmet taste, affordable, & professional.

  • 18 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Vikki V.
Verified review

Jill Brothers is a great compliment to Mack and Kates Catering Services. She was professional, friendly and helpful. This was a very special even for my family. Everything was just perfect. She beautifully executed, and the food was delicious. During the planning stages, Jill was patience with the numerous changes we went through. She listened and paid close attention to what we needed to make it a memorable dinner party for our dad.

Our Table Catering
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Scott D.
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We have used the services of Our Table Catering on several occasions for our church. We have found them to be an outstanding company to work with, the food is delicious and their personal care is what will cause you to want to use them for all of your business or private dinner or lunch affairs!

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Ludlow Catering & Events
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Simpson W.
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I hired Ludlow Catering for our firm's early Holiday party and couldn't have been more pleased. They did an impressive job decorating our foyer and open office space, like we'd asked. The food was excellent, our clients loved it. They over-delivered on all platforms and will certainly re-hire for like jobs in the future. Highly recommend.

The Go Go Gourmet
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Cate H.
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The Go Go Gourmet provides excellent catering services with a variety of delicious items on their menu. My favorites are the old-fashioned chicken salad (which reminds me of the chicken my grandmother used to make) and the chicken casserole (perfect for serving for small...or large...dinner gatherings!). The signature desserts are 'sweet music' to this Southern girl! Go Go Gourmet is the perfect caterer for any event.

Peg Leg Porker
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ashlee L.
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I always had a dream of having a roasted pig at my wedding, so when my fiance and I searched around Nashville for places that would cater and offer a roasted pig, we were so excited when we found Peg Leg Porker, we were EVEN MORE excited when we went to try the food and it was hands down some of the best BBQ these born and bred Southerners had ever had! Working with Heather and Peg was a d r e a m- they were very flexible and accommodating with letting us create the menu and hands down were one of the easiest (and most affordable) wedding vendors that we worked with! Needless to say, the food and presentation at our wedding reception were amazing and ALL that anyone could talk about! I still have conversations 6 months later with friends and family about how good the food at our reception was. Our goal was for it to be a memorable experience - and it definitely was! I can't recount how many weddings I've been to and forgotten within a week what I ate, but the pulled pork, chicken, green beans, mac and cheese, and beans at our reception will forever be remembered. Heather was a wonderful to work with, she was so easygoing, super friendly and an awesome communicator. If you are looking for delicious food from a downright honest and accommodating vendor, look no further! Peg Leg Porker is your best bet!

Kelmscott Farm Franklin
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Laura B.
Verified review

Gail has catered for me twice in the past year. She made box lunches for a Womens canoe trip, yummy sandwiches, hummus with veggies, a huge cookie all in a darling bag decorated for autumn. Recently she catered box lunches again, this time for 10 bridesmaids, mothers and the bride while the party dressed, took pictures and gathered in the bridesroom before the wedding. The lunch was amazing and Gail's creative flair adds a specialized touch ,which is unique to her business. Gail's catering, really ends up being a "a beautiful wrapped gift" to those she serves.

Chef Sean
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Kechelle W.
    Verified review

    I had the pleasure of working with Chef Sean for an appreciation dinner I hosted for a few special friends. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Chef Sean was more than prepared with his own cookware, utensils, seasonings, and all the extras that added a special touch. He came early to my home to prep and came back later to complete the meal. Everything was fresh and right on time. I would not change a thing. He is the expert and made all things seem simple. It was a small, intimate event, however Sean gave me the same treatment as if I was a big time client. I would recommend Chef Sean for any style event. He is sure to please!

    Vee-Go Vegan on the Go
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    Raeesah B.
    Verified review

    I sought to give my husband a personal and unique catering experience for father’s day in our home and reached out to Vee-Go and asked if they could deliver on my desire. They developed a menu for the occasion, mapped out the evening, and far exceeded my expectations having never requested an in home caterer before! The food was exceptional and the private chef experience was luxurious! I’ve literally recommended to all my friends vegan or not because the food is that good and experience that sexy for a date night in! My husband even shared their information with our job and they are catering the office’s next meatless Monday! We plan to use them for a family dinner party real soon

    Rose Gourmet Catering
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Brad R.
    Verified review

    Working with Amber was a delight - She was a pleasure to work with and very attentive to our needs for our corporate party - The food was outstanding - She created a menu that suited vegetarian and non-vegetarian - We will defiantly use her again for our next corporate event - She went the extra mile with setup and service - I would recommend her for all of your catering needs

    Jay P.
    Verified review

    Lori and The Country Cabin delivered a beautiful basket arrangement of 2 different kinds of Lori's chicken salad, along with several side items to one of my largest clients. Not only did my clients say that it was the best chicken salad they've ever tasted, but they also were amazed at the incredible professionalism and friendliness shown to them by The Country Cabin folks. Lori and her great catering service made my clients, along with myself, very happy people. I highly recommend The Country Cabin for all of your catering needs. Thanks Lori!

    Pam P.
    Verified review

    Divas Southern Kitchen/Catering serves up delicious, tasty dishes that are sure to wow your taste buds! I have not yet tried anything on the menu that I didn't like.

    About

    We are a restaurant, caterer, coffee shop, and bakery. We offer breakfast and lunch all day, along with a variety of freshly brewed coffees, cappuccinos, espressos, and lattes. We have a variety of breakfast pastries and delectable desserts. We specialize in catering and working within your budget. From intimate lunches for five to parties of 100 or more, we can accommodate you.

    About

    I am now employed by McConnell's Catering. I've been catering for many years. I previously work with the Titans and Vanderbilt Sports Programs. I also do many private parties for longtime clients.

    About

    We are a private event venue featuring Red Pony Catering. We are based in a historic building known as the home of Franklin. We provide the first jail-all inclusive pricing on all events. We have exposed bricks and original hardwood floors. We are a multi-level facility. We are on the National Registry of Historical Places. We have plenty of parking.

    About

    We are a full-service catering company. We have been in business for 16 years in the Nashville corporate market.

    About

    We cater to weddings, birthdays, family reunions and bachelor parties. We have excellent female and male entertainers. We do wedding receptions, banquets and anniversaries.

    About

    We provide fully stocked cash bar(s) and open bar(s) with a professionally licensed bartender. We set up champagne bar(s) with licensed servers and also contract vendors (ex. food services, DJs, live bands, wedding planners, etc.) as needed. Johnnie, Jim and Jack Catering ,LLC comes to your location and sets up. We only do residential events under very strict conditions. We can also do outside events when weather permits. We need no less than a two-week notice on all events. We do weddings and corporate and private events. There is a two-hour minimum on our services. Contact us for details, and set an appointment.

    About

    My catering service believes in providing the most irresistible tasting food of all kinds to our customers although my specialty is homemade foods and hot chicken. All food is freshly made by hand.

    • 5 years in business
    About

    We don't set a forced menu. No two events will ever be the same because not everyone is able to afford or imagine like the next! You r ideas with your budget sets us apart from the rest. Only thing similar is the friendly and great service you'll receive.

    About

    Hi there! We do catering for "mini" events, such as baby showers, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, office get-togethers, birthday parties, and every other reasons to celebrate. As you are getting ready and getting your kids together, while also trying to clean your house and do something to your hair, we come to you and set up. Party hosting has never been easier (or stress free)!

    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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