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El Paso Soul Food Caterers

Browse these soul food caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in El Paso.

Elite Catering
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ana S.
Verified review

Working with Jessica was a lovely experience. She is such a kind and wonderful person that really cares about your event. With her it is not like you're working with some big company that doesn't cater to your very unique needs. She delivered the food on time and warm as agreed upon. Everyone raved about the food! It was super tasty and she made sure to make extra as a contingency even though I didn't even request at no extra charge! There was more than enough food for everyone. The food was so good most people went for seconds and there wasn't too much leftover which was nice. Jessica worked within my budget as much as she could making it possible for us to be able to afford it. It was nice to plan my holiday party without having to worry about the food. People were utterly impressed at the taste and the fact that it was catered. Thank you for your support of the Military Jessica! It was a blessing working with you!

Juarez Dogs
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
James G.
Verified review

We had Rent A Chef for a reception following a military change of command ceremony. We wanted something different than the boring sandwiches or overcooked finger foods that usually shows up at these events. RAC did not disappoint. Everything looked great and, most importantly, tasted fantastic! The soldiers/guests were well fed and happy. We even had a friend say this was the best food she ever had at one of these types of events. RAC will undoubtedly work hard to make your event something special.

West Texas Foods Catering
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lily G.
Verified review

Best experience with food catering. Food was delicious. Very nice, humble people. Loved it.

Cravings Catering
from 3 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina W.
Verified review

Cravings Catering was superb! The food was delicious! The set up was quick and easy, as they provided anything we could have needed and more. Great service and company. Will order again.

RSVP Catering
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Verified review

Our firm uses RSVP catering for our monthly birthday celebrations. RSVP never disappoints. Such a great variety of meals to choose from. The food is great and the staff is friendly. I highly recommend them.

Catering To Your Needs
from 3 reviews
    Melissa M.
    Verified review

    The food was awesome and the service was impeccable. Could not have asked for anything more! I would recommend this caterer to all my family and friends!

    Mayra B.
    Verified review

    Mr. Hallberg provided his services for cooking lessons and a private dinner. He was very punctual, and his food was amazing, his personality made us feel comfortable and we learned more than we expected. I will definitely recommend Mr. Hallberg's services.

    East End Catering
    from 1 review
    • 17 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Brandis P.
    Verified review

    Javier is amazing! The food was absolutely delicious! And my wedding guests loved every bit of it! I cannot wait to use them again! ❤️

    NOLiTA Corner Bistro
    from 1 review
      Albert L.
      Verified review

      I visited Nolita Corner Bistro during my lunch break for the first time last week. I must say I was amazed not only by the cleanliness of the restaurant, but was taken aback by the wait staff. Everyone from the host, the waiter, cook and manager were all in tune, organized and were all very courteous and respectful. They have variety of great tasting food on the menu which one can choose from with an honest price overall for the portions served. I highly recommend this Bistro to anyone, not only for lunch but for breakfast and dinner as well.

      Gooba Pit Barbecue
      from 1 review
      • 2 years in business
      Cynthia G.
      Verified review

      Gooba pit has catered my sons baptism, my 10 year anniversary luncheon at my work and now my sons 2nd Birthday. Their food is so delicious and they supply everything I needed which made things so much easier. Thank you Gooba Pit for never letting me and my family down.


      We offer Argentinian fast food without the fast food taste. We do on-site catering. We strive to give you great tasting food at an affordable price, with great service.


      We serve and cater the best catfish and smoked BBQ at affordable rates No job is too big or small for us!

      Chicago's Street Food

      New To Thumbtack


        Our commitment to our work has earned us the opportunity to cater to UTEP's athletic department, El Paso's Chihuahuas, and UTEP's administration and staff, to name a few. We pride ourselves in the fact that all our food is made from scratch. Our dedicated staff comes aboard with fine dining experience and many years of service to the public. We will take care of you and yours at your next 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.

        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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