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Clarksville Holiday Caterers

Browse these holiday caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Clarksville.

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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
Rebekah G.
Verified review

Pam did a wonderful job with our holiday lunch. She was professional and worked hard to meet our specific needs. The food was excellent! I would highly recommend her.

  • 18 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda M.
Verified review

Jan was great to work with from beginning to end. After a complete remodel of our home I was not ready to have to prepare food for 20 for my husband's company holiday party. Jan was quick to respond to my inquiry and easy to communicate with through email (my preference). They arrived on time, explained everything to me so I could be a better hostess. All of our guests loved the food and especially the steak biscuits!! Yum! We will definitely use them again in the future and recommend to friends. Thanks!!!!

Our Table Catering
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Ricky M.
Verified review

We are very pleased with Our Table Catering. The food was well prepared and served hot. We look forward to a long-term relationship.

Top Pro
Ludlow Catering & Events
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Simpson W.
Verified review

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.
Verified review

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
Bobbi A.
Verified review

Peg Leg Porker responded to our Thumbtack request with a personal note indicating familiarity with our rehearsal picnic location. Heather, their catering manager, was well informed to work with us offering advice when asked. She was available during the four month waiting period to answer additional questions. The set up was on time, the food was FABULOUS (providing a great topic of conversation beyond the engaged couple). Heather and Christopher served us well without intruding on the joy of the evening. They cleaned up quietly but only after waiting until there was a lull in the activities that wouldn't interfere with the anecdotes being shared. GREAT CATERERS and true professionals.

Sultry Soul Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff L.
Verified review

Sultry Soul catered our holiday dinner - fantastic food and service. We will definitely use them again - two thumbs up!!

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

    Uptown Grill
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Dee C.
    Verified review

    Thanks Uptown for not only the awesome food, but also great service. Everything was right on time. Everyone is asking about the food and who catered...! Will definitely recommend!

    About

    Visit the Exquisite Creations Wedding & Catering's Facebook page. I am still working on the website. I decorate and plan events, weddings, baby showers, receptions, birthdays and retirements.

    • 29 years in business
    About

    At the Mad Platter we are committed to quality, sustainability and creativity. The restaurant is perfect for an intimate dinner for two or a private event for eighty. Our catering department can execute any menu at any event site and has the experience to prove it. The Mad Platter's prices are incredibly competitive and diverse. There are very few budgets we cannot accommodate.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    We have an awesome, friendly owner and staff. We love to meet people. We give great customer service with a smile. We make sure our goal is to please the client. Our homemade yeast rolls will melt in your mouth. I have 25 years of restaurant experience.

    About

    I offer full-service or drop-off catering. No job is too big or too small. Certified chef owned and operated, I can happily create something special for your event within any budget.

    • 9 years in business
    About

    G Catering & Events is an award-winning, experienced, full-service and off-premise caterer and event planner. We produce events for 10 up to 5 000 people. Whether it is a reception, plated dinner, buffet, corporate event or a wedding, we are versatile, professional, organized and easy to work with. We are customizing menus for our client's specific needs which is our specialty. We travel, so if you have a destination event, we can also accommodate.

    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.

    About

    I show the great side of food by giving it my own personal flare while incorporating thing that make it personal for my guest

    About

    Tree of Life Vegetarian Kitchen was founded in 2013. We proudly caters to those inclined to a progressive lifestyle, in Greater Nashville and surrounding areas. With a commitment to sustainability, Tree of Life ensures a local, natural and rustic culinary experience. Nonetheless, our kitchen dishes out comfort and a lot of it. Be it showers, parties or any private catered events, Tree of Life will meet your vegetarian catering needs. There are no bones about it!

    About

    Papa Turney's does BBQ right, hickory smoked, slow and low! Located in Nashville Shores Marina, we can host any event or come to you anywhere in the greater Nashville area.

    About

    I Love to cook. My goal is for you and your guest not to forget how the food tasted. The service and quality of the will be to my best ability. I want your event or special day to be wonderful.

    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.