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Harrisburg Bar Caterers

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Red Dot Cuisine
4.9
from 163 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
Grace G.
Verified review

AJ is a first class professional Chef! From the very first time I talked to him until the completion of the Party, he was always responsive and reassuring! The food he prepared were presented very nice! The taste were awesome. Guests were very impressed! He even prepared plates for our little young guests! He also offered his bar tending service when I was not able to get one. My daughter was very impressed at the way he communicates with everyone. His staff were great as well! The catering service and all requests we made were met over and beyond our expectations. AJ and his catering service will be our family caterer for parties from now on! Thank you so much AJ!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
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Krystal T.
Verified review

Everything was great!!! Nicholas did an amazing job, he brought his own bar and coolers and everything. He delivered outstanding customer service and my guests really enjoyed him. We will be sure to use Just N Joy Service and Bar for all of our Bartending needs!!

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Palace Party Beverage Co.
4.7
from 96 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Redd W.
Verified review

Rebecca & Sammy were wonderful and on-time. They were professional, friendly and knowledgeable with drink preparations. They monitored my liquor and worked well with my catering company. They made my 40th birthday a special event. They also had my 'red snapper' for me when needed. Thanks ladies Redd 7/20/2013

  • 4 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
Alex W.
Verified review

Pour me perfection was such a pleasure to work with for my house party :)))) Everything from planning, pricing and all the questions I had, PMP was wonderful to work with. Alex was a great bartender as well! I will definitely use their bar tending services again in the future!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Felicia M.
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This was the best catering service we could have ever chosen. Everything was so elegant yet professional. Food was awesome, chef and staff get thumbs up. Will definitely hire again!

Mason's Creative Catering
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Erika P.
Verified review

We loved Kevin's creative Sother/Creole inspired dishes. Most catering companies do recipes that are easy and boiler plate. You spend a lot of money for something you can be put together at home. Mason Catering has restaurant quality appetizers and desserts. Would definitely hire again.

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Dine Catering and Events
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Taylor D.
Verified review

Mark and his wife are fantastic!! Everything about their work is top notch. We are a home builder and have used their catering services for 3 of our events so far. When we first had them come in for a tasting, their setup was beautiful! Flowers and everything! I knew right away they were the caterers for us. They created menus based on what we were wanting and went above and beyond. Thank you!!!

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

Arcodoro & GourmetSardina Catering was EXCELLENT! The food was raved about by everyone at our event and we could not have been any happier with the service and professionalism. Lori was so helpful in the planning and execution of our networking party!

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Keif's Catering
4.8
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie J.
Verified review

Kifer and Keif's Catering were fantastic! We had a great spread for our Grand Opening and happy, well fed guests. In general, I was struggling to plan our party in Houston all the way from Portland, but Kifer was so easy to work with when it came to catering that I felt like everything else fell in line much easier after I booked him. Thank you!

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Lemon Twist
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juan C.
Verified review

Outstanding bar staff very professional excellent presentation thank you lemon twist for your services I highly recommend them

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

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  • 8 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelsey S.
Verified review

Meka and her team did an absolutely amazing job! The set-up was flawless, their service was great, and they were awesome with the guests all night long! We received so many compliments on how amazing the bar service was! We would absolutely use them again in the future :)

Mimi's Catering Services
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Anaid P.
Verified review

I was very impressed with Mimis catering services. Keiry was attentive to all of my needs she delivered great customer service and her food tasted very very good. I would definitely recommend her services.

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Bartending Services
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandy R.
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Amanda was a wonderful bartender. I wasn’t aware that she spoke Spanish so my whole family felt comfortable. She made sure I didn’t have to worry about anything. She made my 21st birthday party awesome! I recommend her over anybody!

Laniers Catering
4.5
from 22 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Beverly H.
Verified review

On September 30,2017 I had my 3rd annual event Pastor n the Park Picnic we had a great time great food the catering service was great prompt organization good and preparation was done before leaving set up food and table needs about #40 feed price was reasonable Wii use her catering service again next year I'm very pleased thank u again God Bless

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M.A. PRIME
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kamali P.
Verified review

I had the pleasure of dining with M.A.M. Divine Dining for my boyfriend's birthday. Mark came to our hotel and served us a delicious and beautifully presented five course meal. The dishes varied in taste and style and were perfectly portioned. Every dish was amazing; my two favorite were the avocado toast and the teriyaki salmon salad. Chef Mark was kind, and professional. He allowed me to submit a list of food that my boyfriend and I enjoy, and created a menu that was perfect for our taste buds. He even brought complimentary wine. We had a blast! I highly recommend M.A.M. Divine Dining for catering, family dinners, date nights, etc. and I look forward to using Chef Mark again and again!

  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
Verified review

Pass The Bar Event Services was beyond great! They went above and beyond to make sure my husband and I had everything we needed for our bar and food service. The owner was very pleasant and great to talk with. She answered all of my questions in a timely manner and was very professional. The day of our event went better than expected. Thanks again Pass The Bar!

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El Sabor Venezolano
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay O.
Verified review

our food truck experiance with sabor venezolano was perfect! They showed up right on time and everything went exactly as expected. Everything from the booking process which was super simple and they were very informative about different types of catering food truck food they could do and then when they showed up everything went perfect. Everyone loved the food they had tons of variety and it was absolutely delicious the food came out fast as expected with a food truck but my friends absolutely love the experience. We booked them for a pool party and would totally do it again.

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Silvana's Catering
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maggie S.
Verified review

Silvana and team delivered an incredible catering experience at our home. Amazing food. Incredibly fresh and clearly her true calling. Everything was absolutely perfect. Highly recommend.

Knotty Pine Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 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.

Andy Netzel
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susie K.
Verified review

I wish there was a 10/10. I don't normally leave a review, but Andy is too good to be true. And, I certainly don't offer a 5/5 often. An A+ rating should be reserved for those that truly deserve it, and Andy does. The entire process with Andy was top notch. Andy responded quickly with a reasonable quote; he personalized the quote to me also. He contacted me as many times as was needed to settle the details of our event. He came an hour early to set up, and was thoughtful about the attire of the event as well. The guests loved him. He was able to keep up with a heavy time of people wanting shots/and drinks in a quick manner. No one was waiting for a drink. Also, Andy was able to accommodate the change in flow of the party as well; it started off busy, then slowed, then became very busy at the end. The thing I most appreciated about Andy was that he cleaned up his area well. I didn't have to worry about the bar clean up; and that was great since I had taken full advantage of the bar when it was in business. AH! Point is, Andy is the best for service, quality, personality, professionalism, and value. If you are wondering if you should hire Andy, you should. =)

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.

Actual Requests

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Need bartending

Houston, TX

  • Event Type
    Birthday party
  • Venue details
    Private residence
  • Beverage types
    Liquor/Mixed drinks
  • Alcohol and beverage supply
    Host will supply the drinks
  • Estimated guest count
    25-40
  • Bar needed?
    Yes
  • Tip jars allowed?
    Yes
  • Additional services or supplies
    Set up: Yes, Clean up: No, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
  • Details
    Set up 30 minutes Prior to event. Dress professional
  • $128
    Average price

Need Bartender

Houston, TX

  • Event Type
    Birthday party
  • Vibe
    Low key / casual, Upbeat / lively
  • Venue details
    Private residence
  • Beverage types
    Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks, Wine
  • Alcohol and beverage supply
    Host will supply the drinks
  • Estimated guest count
    80-100
  • Bar needed?
    Yes
  • Tip jars allowed?
    Yes
  • Additional services or supplies
    Set up: Yes, Clean up: No, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: Yes
  • Details
    It's my husband's 40th b day
  • $403
    Average price

Need a Bartender for a Wedding Reception

Pasadena, TX

  • Event Type
    Wedding reception
  • Venue details
    Public venue - please describe (shaffaii reception hall in pasadena tx)
  • Beverage types
    Beer, Liquor/Mixed drinks, Wine, Non-alcoholic
  • Alcohol and beverage supply
    Host will supply the drinks
  • Estimated guest count
    80-100
  • Bar needed?
    No, the venue has a bar
  • Tip jars allowed?
    Yes
  • Additional services or supplies
    Set up: No, Clean up: No, Food service: No, Glassware: No, Disposable cups: No, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
  • Details
    Looking for someone who can handle or deal with different ethnicity very professional and with great personality
  • $273.33
    Average price
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