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Cedar Park Wedding Caterers

Browse these wedding caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Cedar Park.

Top Pro
  • 22 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda W.
Verified review

Leslie and team at Fabulous Affairs did an amazing job with my wedding reception. Everyone at the event commented on how amazing the food was. Their menu recommendations were great1 Even our minister commented that it was the best food he's had at a wedding and he's been to a lot of weddings. A big thank you!

Tasty Temptations
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Lucy R.
Verified review

Karen catered my daughter's very large wedding and it was perfect! The food and service were fabulous and the team was punctual, professional and personable. Karen really worked with me to get what I wanted and still stay within our budget. Thank you, Karen, for making this experience so pleasant, I will definitely use Tasty Temptations again any chance I get!

Luna's Kitchen
from 53 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph L.
Verified review

Although I have not yet had the pleasure of Luna's Kitchen catering my wedding (which they will be doing in early December), I did have Karen Luna make and deliver breakfast tacos for my groom's weekend. I could not be more pleased with everything. The food was delivered with ease, was hot and ready to eat immediately, and was out of this world delicious. We went with a wide variety of choices, from egg and cheese to egg and sausage, bacon, chorizo, barbacoa, and more. AMAZING!!! I HIGHLY recommend you take advantage of the opportunity to hire Luna's Kitchen for your own need(s).

Bittersweet Cakes & Catering
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqueline L.
Verified review

Laura and her staff did an amazing job catering my wedding in Smithville, TX on 10.25.14. I'm still getting compliments on her food and cake! Everything was delicious and beautifully displayed. I could not have asked for anything better and I would definitely recommend Bittersweet Cakes & Catering to everyone!

Goodies & Bits LLC
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
from 26 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jim R.
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This was awesome. We love dinner parties, but this year we've just had no time. And even when we did have time, we were wiped after the week, and couldn't face the cleaning, cooking, and cleaning again (dishes -- like a hangover without the fun drunk part beforehand). We decided to splurge and try a catering/chef service. We chose Chef Bonnie and were very pleased. Communication via email and phone was promptly responded to. She handled the somewhat complex dietary issues of some of our guests without batting an eyelash. She noted our requests and confirmed them, also dealing with my questions and minor changes perfectly. The day of the dinner she and her assistant arrived with everything they needed to cook an awesome meal. All we had to do was occasionally point out where some of our serving dishes and kitchen items were. When our guests arrived we were able to relax and enjoy a conversation for hours while Bonnie and her assistant dealt with all the food, served us, and then CLEANED UP ALMOST EVERYTHING. They even labeled and stored the leftovers in our fridge! Have I mentioned the food was delicious? It was! Rounding it all out, I felt we got good value for our money. I would not call it "inexpensive" but two people working hard for 6 hours (skilled labor at that), plus the prep time beforehand, and all supplies except the wine, salt and pepper? AND the ease of mind? Bargain. Oh yeah, almost forgot: She was very patient with our dogs, who spent most of their time under her feet until we finally put them away. Give her a try! I think you'll be pleased!

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Lyndie C Catering
from 24 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Verified review

Lyndie and her staff catered my daughter's wedding May 16, 2015 near Austin. Her menu suggestions worked out great and the food was fresh, beautifully plated and delicious. She is very easy to work with and truly made the most of our catering budget. We had a Cajun themed wedding and Lyndie's Shrimp Boil was the best I've ever had and we had so many wonderful compliments! I would not hesitate a minute to use Lyndie Clement again. If I could give more stars, I would!!

Chef Natalie Blackburn
from 24 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Irma R.
Verified review

Natalie was so great the first time she catered our office's lunch that she's doing lunch for us again today. If you want delicious food and great service, go with Natalie!

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Top Taco
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
Stefanie E.
Verified review

Dave catered my wedding recently and it was nothing short of amazing. The food was outstanding and Dave is so nice and easy to work with!

Diva B's Kitchen
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
S. Denise W.
Verified review

We used Diva B's Kitchen to cater our wedding reception and when I say she went above and beyond!! The cuisine was stellar in taste and presentation. She was attentive to our request and timely in responding to them as well. The absolute icing on the cake was her affordability. I will definitely be using Diva B's Kitchen again.

V's Catering & Event Styling
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
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.

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Euro Pizza Texas
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
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
Verified review

Al is always quick to answer to my emails and texts, and never fails to deliver. Even with some of my crazy last minute orders, if he can do it, he'll make it work for me. Can't ask for more from a preferred caterer! Love you, Al!

Alicia's Catering
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jaszman C.
Verified review

Alicia's Catering provides an all around amazing experience. Fabulous food with great service at an affordable price makes for the best catering experience possible. The wide menu selection allows for her to be the best fit for any and all occasions. Whether its breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers or desserts needed the variety to choose from is great.

Hey Diddle Diddle Catering
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Miki K.
Verified review

Hey Diddle Diddle Catering provided the meal for my parent's 50th wedding anniversary celebration in February. Michelle was wonderful to work with during the planning and provided a professional and delicious meal to compliment our celebration. Thank you Michelle for making the day special.

Ochoa's Catering Service
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
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!!!!

Elegant Edge Events
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
Stormy W.
Verified review

Keye’s guidance and suggestions made our wedding day truly stress free. She was organized and took care of everything on the big day. She had wonderful vendor recommendations and the food was to die for! Her attention to detail allowed not only my husband and me to enjoy the day, but also our families and wedding party. Keye and her assistant handled all the organization and printing of the seating chart, place cards, and menus, had cocktails and hors d’oeuvres waiting for us post ceremony so we could enjoy a few minutes alone. Elegant Edge Events was wonderful and I would happily recommend their services to anyone planning a wedding.

  • 4 years in business

My food is homecooked and original. Everything is prepared here in my kitchen from the freshest and local ingredients.

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.

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 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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