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Dyersburg Caterers

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Daniel A.
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The food was amazing and the service was spot on. I will definitely use her again for my next business lunch.

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Denise M.
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Donna was very professional and the food was wonderful. We really appreciated the tasty dessert. We would definitely use Donna again. As a matter of fact, several people took business cards and said she would be great for when they have other events they need catered.

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I started small making wholesome delicious meals for families who did not have time to cook and wanted quality family dinner time and was tired of take out. This graduated into catering private dinner parties, company dinner parties, wedding receptions, teas and showers. This is all a full-service business. I have recently ventured into the personal chef or personal caterer area. This service is for the busy family, single career men and women, and the newly single, and the service provides meals, foods, and deserts that you choose as your menu for a 20-meal plan. I do all of your grocery shopping obtaining the freshest, most wholesome, quality products available. I arrive at your home, cook your meals, put them in food storage containers, and labeled with item heating instructions and date on calendar to be served. All meals are catered to the customer's needs. I provide low-salt, no-meat products, and diabetics' special meals for losing weight, and I will work with you on what program such as Weight Watchers. If you are using and researching recipes from those companies to present for final confirmation by four in the afternoon, I should have all meals packaged labeled instructions plus, the months calender as a duplicate that hangs on the fridge. I bring my own cookware knives and utensils. Your kitchen will be as if no one slaved all day to make sure you have the most wholesome, nutritious, and delicious food possible. Your house will smell of your cooked dinner in the oven, and I like to leave flowers.

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We are a 5-star restaurant taste with a polite, home grown, soul food, southern flavor! We guaranteed to have the most refined licking fingers and sucking teeth!

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I cook soul food. I decorate. I enjoy cooking, and that what makes it such a pleasure. I cater for all sorts of parties, weddings, birthday parties, family/class reunions, church functions and many more.

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We can cater to any occasion or special event. Our speciality is BBQ, ribs, brisket, and steak with all the trimmings. We also have delicious hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries.

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We can provide any meal at whatever level of service our clients desire. Our specialty is barbecued ribs, pulled pork, and smoked brisket. We are licensed and insured. We will be happy to provide references. We have been in business for over 20 years.

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Chef Tea's Catering has extensive experience providing high quality catering services, banquet set-up/take-down and event planning. We offer exceptional cuisines/menus based upon each client's individual taste and preferences, competitive prices and excellent customer service.

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At Kev's BBQ and Concessions, we provide our customers with exceptional Memphis-style hickory smoked meats with all the fixin's. We specialize in catering for any occasion. Let us make your next event a smoking hot success!

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The parts of my job that stands out is the awesome food and providing great service.

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I have been interested in cooking since I was a child. Have been doing it since I was a teenager and walked away from a lucrative career to do it. I have passion.

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We are a small business catering for small events -- holidays, family gatherings or just because you don't want to cook.

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We do full-service catering for small or large events. We will provide everything you need to make your event better than your expectations.

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We have been catering birthday parties, office parties, etc. We are family owned and operated. We are available any day and any time. We are a new, up and coming business. We have reasonable prices. We can even serve, if needed.

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We are home to the 3-pound "Big Duke Burger." We cater and we deliver! You gotta love us because we love you all.

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I have classical French training. I have won awards for my cooking in Humboldt. I have been featured in the food section of The Jackson Sun. I have a real talent for real food.

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We make awesome sandwiches, salads, and cookies. We cater party trays and make trays for parties as well as schools and sports events.

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I cater one-on-one. I offer services for: * Parties * Churches * Schools * Businesses * Factories * Individuals * Picnics * Socials * etc.

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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