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Smyrna Caterers

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  • 18 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler C.
Verified review

I cannot say enough about how great it was to work with Mack and Kates!! Jill Brothers and Jan Strawn were incredibly helpful during the planning process. When they arrived to set up, it wasn't just "where do you want everything." Instead, they offered great suggestions about how to set up based on their knowledge and expertise, and they asked me "what is your vision for this party?" I never thought about a catering company actually helping you achieve your vision for the party! It was so above and beyond my expectations. And I haven't even mentioned the food yet!! I am still dreaming about the grits cubes with pimento cheese and bacon--they were heavenly! My fiancé at an entire plate of the mac & cheese, and all of our guests were asking "who is the caterer?!"

Our Table Catering
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Scott S.
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The caterer was simply awesome. She was extremely easy to work with and the pricing fit in our budget perfectly. Don't forget how tasty the food was!! We were truly blessed to have Our Table Catering to be apart of our special day. We would hire her again.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen T.
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Kristen did an excellent job catering a small event that I hosted at my home recently. She offered some creative dishes that pleased a diverse and picky palate. Everyone raved about the food. One guest even wants to use Kristen to cater an upcoming event their hosting. I would definitely hire her again! Thanks Kristen.

The Go Go Gourmet
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth C.
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Celeste, the owner is very professional, courteous and very helpful in creating a menu to make your party perfect. The food is delicious, using the highest quality and freshest ingredients, the presentation is spectacular. When Celeste arrived with my order, she assisted me with arranging the appetizers and preparing the table to look fabulous. Everything was perfect, the flavored lemonades were so refreshing too. We entertain often and I will always use Celeste for my catering needs in the future. I’m So happy I found Go Go Gourmet.

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Ludlow Catering & Events
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suzanne O.
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Used Ludlow & Prime for a last minute catering gig I had booked for a client & they did a FANTASTIC job! Everyone was so friendly & accomodating- definitely my new go to caterer in town!

  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah J.
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I absolutely love Big-A-Doo catering and have recomended them to all of my friends! Chris and his lovely wife Hope catered my wedding in November the food was out of this world delicious best food I've ever had at a wedding. They were so professional and so helpful they set up my reception beautifully I explain to them what I want and I got everything completed they even help with centerpieces and displays they were there for about 12 hour did everything and I mean everything from setting up dishes to tear in everything down cleaning up packing up food for my guest . the only thing that could have been better is if they weren't working so hard they could have come and spend more time with us enjoy the wedding because they were a hoot. I will be hiring big a doo catering for all of my events. and not to mention the best prices in town so thanks again Chris and hope!!

  • 12 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley H.
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Outstanding!!!! I'm so glad I picked this catering company because they were the best!!!!! I needed a simple inexpensive meal for 450 truck drivers & they far exceeded my expectations!!! The food was outstanding, working with them was even better. Super friendly & flexible & really listened to what I wanted.

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Creative Culinary Creations
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wendy R.
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What a great job!!!! The food we requested was spot on, enjoyed by everyone. Michael arrived and was set up ready to go at our arranged to time. He did such a good job we discussed another event for 2019 already. I would hire him again and again for any size catering need!!!! Thank you Michael!!!

Chef Casandra Catering
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda M.
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I contacted Chef Casandra with a catering idea for a unique birthday party... an afternoon High Tea! She got right to work researching the traditional menus and history of High Teas. She was quick to respond with suggestions and took my initial concept to a whole new level! Chef Casandra took care of everything from the serving trays to rentals to the food (of course) and even hand-selected the assortment of tea offerings. Her creativity and professionalism are superb... not to mention, the food! Everything was so delicious! My guests left impressed, delighted and -- most importantly -- full! I will absolutely work with Chef Casandra again and will be quick to recommend her to anyone seeking an amazing catering chef. Thank you, Chef Casandra, for making my birthday one to remember!!

Classic Southern Catering
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
John W.
Verified review

"The food was really good!" was a compliment I received. Chef Martin and his team at Classic Southern Catering provided meals for 30 people for three days of a business meeting held at a non-profit near downtown Nashville. Wraps and sandwiches were well received. The pasta salad and monster potato bar got rave reviews. CSC wrote-up the menu, and all deliverables were met on time with friendly service.

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

Greg with Sultry Soul catered our son's first birthday party. Everything he did for us was amazing! He made three dishes for us as we requested. My favorite was the broccoli bites! They are like fried broccoli casserole with a little kick! He was there promptly, made everything fresh, and cleaned up quickly. Along with all of these things he is extremely professional and friendly. We will be contacting him again for our wedding and our other catering needs. Thanks for everything!

  • 5 years in business
Lynne L.
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B and G Hospitality catered a dinner for our large group of friends. The food was delicious, plentiful, and beautifully displayed. The risotto they served was the creamiest I have ever had, and the roast beef was cooked to perfection. I would definitely recommend them!

Chef B Creations
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Azusa SHESHE D.
Verified review

I was fortunate enough to have CHEF B CREATIONS cater a surprise party for myself and CHEF BIANCA OUT DID herself! ! Everything was delicious, fresh and mouthwatering. The layout and display of her creations was professional and PHENOMENAL!! She truly represents the ART & SKILLS of the Culinary Arts profession. I can't wait to book her for my corporate event!!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tammy H.
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Mrs Js is the very best !! The food is absolutely amazing and the desserts are to die for. I recommend her over anyone else in the entire state of TN.

Eat Well Nashville
5.0
from 1 review
    Leigh P.
    Verified review

    Our company has been enjoying catering from Eat Well since January and we are loving it! It's tough to find catering that is budget friendly, flavorful, and healthy and with Eat Well, we can check all of those off of our list! With all of the options provided, we are able to cater to the dairy sensitive, vegetarians, and paleo folks in our office without sacrificing anything else for the others. We will certainly continue using Eat Well's catering services and recommend them to anyone looking for delicious and healthy options!

    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.

    Spice Geek Catering
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Kay B.
      Verified review

      Amazing flavorful food! An awesome customer service!

      About

      What makes my business great is I am highly organized, extremely professional, and very passionate about cooking/catering/event planning. My food is delicious, and my presentations are elegant, customized, and cost-effective. I have a great team of individuals to assist with successfully accomplishing any event I have.

      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)!

      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

      Chick-fil-A is proud to cater your event. Whether it be luncheon, conference, birthday party, wedding or baby shower, we want to celebrate with you! We have a variety of custom options that will be sure to please everyone. We can work around food allergies and even gluten free! Chick-fil-A wants to help you wow your guests, and we provide top-quality catering for your event.

      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.

      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.

      How much should catering cost for a wedding?

      The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

      • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
      • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
      • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
      • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

      How do you serve food at a wedding?

      Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

      • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
      • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
      • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
      • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
      • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.

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      Need Catering Services on May 26th

      Brentwood, TN

      • Type of catering needed
        I'm not sure yet
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        American - casual, American - formal, BBQ, Italian, Mexican/Latin, Vegetarian/Vegan
      • Number of guests
      • Details
        We have to feed 35-40 people Breakfast and Dinner for under $400 including tax. A few people can't eat bread and others have strict no msg/ low sodium diet. So only 5 of those meals need to be nutrition conscious. Breakfast needs to be some sort of protein because we work long and laborious hours.
      • $400
        Average price

      Need a Catering Service

      Chattanooga, TN

      • Type of catering needed
        I'm not sure yet
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      • Number of guests
        40-60
      • Details
        Rowers. $10pp budget. Looking for place near Ross Landing Park.

      Need Buffet Catering Services for a Wedding Reception

      Hendersonville, TN

      • Type of catering needed
        Buffet - with servers
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        I'm not sure yet
      • Number of guests
        40-60
      • Additional Service(s)
        Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Other (dishes/linens/silver/glass)
      • Details
        wedding reception
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