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  • 22 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin A.
Verified review

If I could give 6 stars I would. Working with Leslie was so easy! Usually the breakfast/lunch part of our events is the most time consuming and stressful, but for the first time, I wasn't freaking out. She was incredibly prompt with quotes, answered all my questions (no matter how stupid), and thought of everything before I even asked. I'm always nervous about catering since I've had some horror stories with incredibly late caterers. Not them! They arrived an hour early, prepped, and we had an excellent breakfast. My office is notorious for being incredibly picky when it comes to food, and all I heard around the event was how amazing the food was and how friendly and fantastic the chefs were. This was a first for us! I'm afraid they're going to see a lot of us in the future, and I can honestly say that one of the reasons my event went so smoothly is due to Fabulous Affairs.

Tasty Temptations
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Samuel B.
Verified review

Karen baked 2 marvelous triple layered chocolate cakes and a Lemon Chiffon cake that were breathtaking! The moist texture and taste were fantastic and the highest trained pastry chef could not achieve the perfection that she did. The apple pie, garlic bread and cookies were all a labor of love that could not be equaled. The many hours of dedication and pride that went into the production of these delightful deserts were done with great care and meticulous personal touch that only a PROFESSIONAL WHO STANDS ABOVE ALL OTHERS CAN ACHIEVE. The garlic bread came with a personal hand written note of directions so that we could enjoy the full taste of a product that was second to none! I texted her the night before our event and she was baking to ensure that we got the freshest pastries,and pie and she was in her kitchen well after midnight to provide us with her expert,personal, and professional service. The day of our event she drove the 28 miles one way to ensure that the highest quality was maintained and she assisted in the unloading of the products and personal instructions to help us. She is without a doubt one of the most professional caterer I have had the privilege to know in over 40 years of my own food service experience. It is an HONOR that I highly recommend KAREN for any and all food service events that one may have.Samuel A Ballard

Luna's Kitchen
4.6
from 53 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah O.
Verified review

Our whole team was so very impressed with the quality and quantity of the food provided today. Karen was so very easy to work with and it was an absolute pleasure working with her, especially when compared with other local caterers. We will absolutely be working with Luna's Kitchen again. Thank you!

Bittersweet Cakes & Catering
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Allison K.
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Planning our event in 2 weeks, I was afraid I wouldn't have a good choice of caterers. Laura was prompt and helpful in getting everything to me. Her staff was super friendly and kind. People raved about the food, which was delicious and presented beautifully. They left our house clean as it was and we even lucked out with a few leftovers. I would recommend Laura to my friends.

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Kniseley Catered
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aubrey L.
Verified review

I was completely satisfied with the service provided by Kinsley's catering, he and his staff were outstanding. I as well as our guests or extremely satisfied with not only the food but the customer service provided by Kinsley's catering. If I am ever in need of catering services again Kinsleys will most definitely be my choice.

Goodies & Bits LLC
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Heather E.
Verified review

We ate Mr Marvin's amazing food for our wedding! It was amazing!! Everything tasted home cooked and so good, the mac and cheese is absolutely the best I have ever had! The brisket and chicken melted in your mouth!

Bon Vie Chef Services
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Kate M.
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Bon is my go-to caterer, period. She has catered an annual party for 60+ people for the last 3 years. She also did a more intimate gathering for a sit-down dinner for 20. I have also sampled her personal chef work through a friend. Regardless of the size of the event, Bon creates delicious, beautiful food, and she and her team are the height of professionalism. To top it all off, they do an amazing clean-up job! Working with Bon is easy and so enjoyable. You will be thrilled with her work!

Chef Natalie Blackburn
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Uma J.
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Natalie was extremely professional. The food was excellent. It was so easy to communicate with her and she has been so responsive throughout the process. She exceeded our expectations.

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Lyndie C Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jamie B.
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I always use Lyndie for all of my catering needs! She is easy to work with, reliable, well priced and DELICIOUS!!

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Top Taco
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alani R.
Verified review

I can't speak highly enough about Top Taco! They catered our company holiday party and it was a hit! Tacos were delicious and Jorge and team made sure everything went off without a hitch. I would definitely recommend them for all your catering needs!!

  • 23 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Yarleen R.
Verified review

Everyone at my wedding was raving about the amazing food David cooked, especially myself and my new husband! I could not have asked for a better caterer, David you are spectacular! If you want an absolutely delicious reception, go with Austin Barbecue Comany!

Diva B's Kitchen
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Keyandra E.
Verified review

I can't say enough about how great Diva B's Kitchen is!!! I have used Diva B's Kitchen for several events with my sorority and she always delivers high quality food that is delicious and satisfying. Balena is always willing to work within whatever budget I have to offer a variety of items to appease my guests and cater to all diets. She quickly responds to messages/texts/calls and was so patient, especially when dealing with changes to the menu. Diva B's Kitchen is my go-to caterer and she should be yours too!!

V's Catering & Event Styling
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Daytona B.
Verified review

Food was great, price was great! Loved their catering for my wedding!!

Troy's Texas BBQ Catering
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David F.
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Troy catered our wedding with brisket, ribs, chicken, and sides. People come up to me a year and a half later asking who did the catering and complimenting the quality. My memory of that day is a blur, but the juiciness and flavor of that meal is clear. We could not have asked for better service, better food, or a better price.

Urban Cowboy Southern Fusion
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Pam H.
Verified review

These guys have great communication, help you with your menu and are so flexible with the guests. The food was delicious and we will definitely have them again!

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Euro Pizza Texas
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gaby S.
Verified review

Thierry and his wife did a great job catering for our party. Food was amazing and service outstanding!!

L'Amica Catering Austin
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rachel L.
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Love the food, perfec amount of food and very professional! Chef is awesome!

Alicia's Catering
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Larry G.
Verified review

This dinner took weeks to plan and we had to cancel several times. But Alicia never faltered and when we were finally ready, she was there for us. Alicia was sweet and gracious and she served us an excellent meal of apple/cinnamon pork chops, a loaded baked potato and asparagus all for a VERY reasonable price. It was a surprise for my wife and she is still raving about it. We had an excellent experience with Alicia and I'm sure anyone looking for a caterer will as well. Thanks, Alicia!!

Hey Diddle Diddle Catering
4.2
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Raven H.
Verified review

I had Hey Diddle Diddle cater my husband's 60th Surprise Party and it was Amazing. I was so worried about handling every little detail but soon realized that Michelle had taken care of every little item. I was able to relax and enjoy the party and our guest all because I choose the right caterer. Excellent service, excellent food. Highly recommended.

Ochoa's Catering Service
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia L.
Verified review

I cannot begin to say how accommodating and patient Eric was throughout the weeks leading up to the wedding. I am not the best responder to text messages or phone calls, but Eric was a champ! Prior to the wedding itself, he was able to help us find a DJ in our price range! The only piece of advice I would give someone was to maybe line up the details of what you expect to the "t". What we got for our tasting was amazing - it was pot roast. It was even delivered all the way out to the boonies where we live, but on my wedding day, it didn't taste the same (still was delicious though), and it wasn't as roast-y as you'd think. It was more soupy and the meat was cubed, not sliced or chunked. Not a big deal as no one complained about it, but I had a certain "vision" for my wedding meal. Despite this inconsistency, I would definitely recommend using Eric for any catering events. The value, responsiveness, and patience that Eric brought to my event was impeccable and top notch.

Midnight Baker & Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Stepfanie P.
Verified review

Complete Experience Was Awesome! Made Our 10 Year Wedding Anniversary Dinner Extra Special With Delicious Chicken Alfredo, Spaghetti And Meatballs, And Sides Dishes! Highly Recommend!!!!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

How much should catering cost per person?

Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

  • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
  • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
  • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
  • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
  • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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