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Friendswood Caterers

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Red Dot Cuisine
4.9
from 165 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 279 hires on Thumbtack
Dan K.
Verified review

Chef AJ’s catering service received raving reviews with all of our guests. The food was amazing and value was exceptional. We will definitely call for our next party.

Catered Comforts
4.8
from 124 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
Kenric H.
Verified review

Chef Roy did an excellent job catering our party. He was on time and the food was great. Highly recommend chef Roy everytime

Mason's Creative Catering
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Juanice C.
Verified review

The food was great. The presentation was a little awkward mainly on our part but Mason's catering was nice to work with and I would consider them for another function.

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Dine Catering and Events
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dee K.
Verified review

Mark and his team were absolutely amazing from start to finish. He was the lowest cost quote I received but quality was not compromised. Mark and his wife were personable and very accommodating. I will absolutely use them for future events Ibwas impressed not only with the taste but there presentation was amazing Also

Arcodoro & GourmetSardinia
4.7
from 55 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth L.
Verified review

I was a bridesmaid in the wedding of one of my best friends and she selected Arcodoro (through me and Thumbtack) to be the rehearsal dinner restaurant and caterer for her wedding reception. The rehearsal dinner was perfect - the food was amazingly delicious, the atmosphere was elegant and intimate and there was plenty of free parking (a HUGE plus in my book). The catering for the wedding reception went so smoothly, the bride never batted an eye. She was so pleased with the rehearsal dinner, she knew she had nothing to worry about the day of the wedding. Again, the food was wonderful and Kelli made sure all the guests were taken care of. I highly recommend the lobster bisque, bruschetta with assorted toppings and tiramisu cake. We were on a tight schedule for the reception and Kelli and her team made sure the venue was back in it's original state in plenty of time before we had to leave the building. Arcodoro made the wedding a huge success!

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Keif's Catering
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris E.
Verified review

I cant say enough good things about Kiefs Catering. He was on time and very diligent. Very positive when I spoke with him over the phone. Event was for a 30 year high school reunion with over 100 guests. Chef Kief made his job look easywhich in turn made me look good. Thank you, Chris E.

  • 13 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Mary K.
Verified review

We had the BEST engagement party ever, mainly due to the efficient planning and preparation done by Pamela and Vanessa. They set up the pianist, who was awesome, the caterer, who also was awesome, the wait staff,bartenders and florist. Everyone was dressed professionally and did their duties to the fullest. Pamela and Vanessa met all of my requests, and excelled in making everything go smoothly. She also provided all of the glassware and dishes, so no clean up for me! Our guests couldn't stop complimenting the whole arrangement. I will definitely use them again if the need arises, and highly recommend their services for any party. Thanks again Dream Events!

Heirloom
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Melita W.
Verified review

Heirloom catering was the best decision I made for our Industry party. Daniel came in from start to finish totally professional, always available to answer questions and easy to work with. Our guests were impressed and I looked like a rock star! Thanks for making our event go so smoothly and being so accommodating with our ideas and last minute changes. We definitely will utilize their services for years to come.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Delisia H.
Verified review

I have had the pleasure of being at several events that Chef Devown has catered? The food always is excellent no matter what he is serving the food is very delicious. My favorite of his many dishes is the shrimp and grits. The Chef is very professional and has a keen eye for creating flavorful foods. So I would recommend him if you want great food, service and professionalism for your next catering, birthday or just for any personal meal plan. You will not be disappointed!!!!

Mimi's Catering Services
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Thayer C.
Verified review

Keiry was on time and the food was delicious. I would definitely use her again.

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M.A. PRIME
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leti M.
Verified review

Chef Mark truly was open to creating my proposed meal for a bridal shower I hosted. Am thankful he was fond of taking direction and bringing to life the recipes proposed. He communicated and answered inquires promptly. I highly recommend his party catering skills. Thank you Chef Mark.

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Silvana's Catering
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Whitney M.
Verified review

Silvana was great to work with. I loved that we could make all the arrangements via text. We hired her for a fiesta-themed wedding shower and her decorated set up was perfect. It’s great to know she can also do Italian and other cuisines. I would definitely hire her again. Thanks!

Knotty Pine Catering
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Adia H.
Verified review

Knotty Pines catering was great. They were very professional. The food was excellent and all of my guests were thrilled about the food. I would highly recommend using them again.

Qmamigrill
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Leia J.
Verified review

They are the best catering experience! We won't use anyone else!

THE RIB RACK
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Debra H.
    Verified review

    The catered a luncheon 4 my job. The food was hit when arrived. It was labeled item wise. THE BRISKET WAS SO TENDER AND POTATOES WE HAD A WONDERFUL TASTE. THEY REALLY WORKED WELL TOGETHER. I will refer them 2 any one.

    chouxchef.net
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
      Renee D.
      Verified review

      Carolle is a top notch chef. She has experience in all types of food. Carolle is clean and know how to prepare for weddings or any special event. I highly recommend her for your parties.

      3rd Coast Catering
      4.8
      from 5 reviews
      • 1 year in business
      • 5 hires on Thumbtack
      Mike R.
      Verified review

      3rd coast catering is awesome and such a delight to work with definitely 1st class. They went above and beyond with everything from setting up a menu to the food and servers. We had the flame grilled ribeyes with potatoes, green beans, and salad Which was simply amazing. The appetizers where above and beyond what we could have ever imagined. Loved the chocolate fountain.

      Unique Magic Catering
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 23 years in business
      Valerie C.
      Verified review

      My husband & I enjoy using Unique Magic Catering there food is delicious with an excellent presentation. I would recommend you use them for the next large or small event.

      The Spice Chef 340
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 4 years in business
      Krystella M.
      Verified review

      Everything about ms. yearwoods cooking is heavenly i admire her work and would recommend her as your choice for caterer.

      JMBCATERING
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 10 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Alan D.
      Verified review

      This is the most loving atmosphere and best food I've have had in a very long time. The team has the skill set for your every need and is mobile to come to you for set up and take down. They understand and is very professional and there sales team is just dynamic one of a kind. Love them.

      • 2 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Pamela P.
      Verified review

      Food!!!! 10!!! Grade A!!! Excellent job!!! Seasoned well!!! Presentation great!!! Thanks!!

      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.

      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 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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      Need a Buffet Caterer

      Houston, TX

      • Type of catering needed
        Buffet - self-service
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      • Number of guests
        60-80
      • Details
        wedding
      • $1750
        Average price

      Need a Caterer for a Buffet Catered Event

      Houston, TX

      • Type of catering needed
        Buffet - with servers
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      • Number of guests
        40-60
      • Details
        to be served at lucn on May 31st in the parking lot garage. serving 120

      Need a Caterer

      Houston, TX

      • Type of catering needed
        Food truck
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        American - casual, Mexican/Latin
      • Number of guests
        40-60
      • Additional Service(s)
        Beverages (non-alcoholic), No additional service, Other (Charge the customers )
      • Details
        We are having an auction Saturday April 27th in the Shapstown area. We need someone to serve coffee light breakfast, lunch, or snacks, chips, drinks, until about 2pm. To keep bidders there and bidding. This location has a great kitchen and eating area outside and in.
      • $1
        Average price
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