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Killeen Caterers

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Tasty Temptations
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Arlene V.
Verified review

The food was very good and plentiful, everything was on time and clean-up left nothing for us to do. Karen knows how to cater a great party, her employees are very nice yet need a bit more training in bartending and catering. Karen has the patience to work with them.

Luna's Kitchen
4.6
from 53 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy B.
Verified review

We loved the Luna's Kitchen catering! The food was delicious, the staff were courteous and professional and the presentation was great. Would definitely rehire!-David T. Butler, MD and staff

Bittersweet Cakes & Catering
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Bittersweet Cakes and Catering were awesome! They catered a business event in Aug 2017. Laura provided food options for the event and it was all amazing! Not only was the food delicious but the presentation was beautiful. All the guest commented on how wonderful the food was! I would highly recommend them for any event - business, wedding, graduations, etc. You will not be disappointed!

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Top Taco
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 40 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!!

Diva B's Kitchen
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Morgan B.
Verified review

I hired Diva B's Kitchen for my wife's birthday party in Houston, TX. Even with inclement weather that evening & the event 3 days before Christmas, Diva B's arrived and and set up hours before the event started. We planned for 75 guests and everyone raved about how flavorful and delicious the food was! Our guests also noted that when dinner was served, the food was hot and there was more than enough for 2nd's and carryouts. Diva B and her staff were very professional from the initial consultation, up to the event, and even sending a Thank You note following the event. Diva B's Kitchen will be our 1st choice in catering needs as well as a definite reccomendation to our family & friends! -The Morgans

Chef Heath Catering
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Paloma H.
Verified review

It was awesome. Dealt with last minute changes like an absolute pro. Catered to all diets, everything was delicious. AND delivered with the best attitude. All round thumbs up.

L'Amica Catering Austin
5.0
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
5.0
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.

Ochoa's Catering Service
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Elise G.
Verified review

Eric Ochoa is very professional and well mannered young man.He arrived early and set up his station . There was still time to spare so Eric started helping me with my setup for the party ,he even blew up balloons . The food was excellent ,all our guest and myself included enjoyed every bit of it .After everyone ate Eric packed everything up and left his area clean. Ochoa's Catering Service is now our go to service for all our Catering needs.If you need some great food and great service for a Great price give Ochoa's Catering Service a call . Thank you Eric

Bohemian Barbecue
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Linda G.
Verified review

We've used Bohemian Barbecue for business-event catering a few times & always get rave's on food but truly appreciates how he handles it all A-Z from initial order to delivery.

  • 3 years in business
Kelly D.
Verified review

Delicious, delicious, delicious. Apolonia makes the best peirogi I have ever tasted, plus a spread of other amazing and tasty dishes I had never before experienced. Their customer service is excellent. Truly love these ladies. Apolonia is a taste and experience...love them!

  • 7 years in business
Norman S.
Verified review

I had a party planned and my caterers canceled last min. I found a flyer for Uncle Knock's and decided to call. They understood what I wanted and what I needed and surpassed my expectations for the party. My guest were blown away by the food and friendly service. You feel as if you have known them for years!

Gannel Cordero
5.0
from 1 review
    Rob M.
    Verified review

    Ms. Cordero's creativity and attention to detail makes it difficult to find fault in any aspect of the job. She's able to create classic and amazing combinations of flavors and even cuisines. Her experience in kitchens makes her able to transition into catering easily, and as her work in this field increases, I can only see her already great work growing into nothing less than stellar.

    Chef Vi's Catering
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 14 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Samantha T.
    Verified review

    Chef Vi was great. She made everything super easy and did my event very last minute. Everyone loved the food!

    About

    Small parties to be catered are up to 50 people. I offer baked goods of all sorts. I can be a personal chef if need be. I do romantic dinners on the go; advance notice is needed to make the night even more special. I also offer small, private cooking lessons.

    About

    We are a full-service restaurant serving good old country cooking. We cater breakfast, lunch or dinner. Our catering specialties are Chicken Fried Steak, Old Fashioned Fish Fry (on-site cooking of our American catfish with all the trimmings), Burgers, Fajitas and Barbecue. We can do it all, big or small. Just give us a call.

    About

    I provide excellent from-scratch food at affordable prices. With over 8 years in the industry, I have the experience and determination to satisfy any palate.

    • 35 years in business
    About

    We smoke our brisket for 20 hours and we make smoke peach cobbler and more we do a lot of cratering for all fields. Go to our website and read more please. We do more than BBQ. We cook other foods too. Thank you.

    About

    We can cater American, Mexican or Italian. I have been in business since September and have many clients and referrals upon request.

    About

    I can grill just about anything from full-on smoked briskets to chicken wings and hamburgers right then and there.

    About

    Local, regional and international cuisine hand crafted and tailored to your needs. Backed by our executive chef and owner Adrian Key. His 20 years of cooking experience and passion for food drives our desire to be excellent in every facet of services we provide

    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 Catering Services

    Brownwood, TX

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - with servers
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - casual, American - formal, BBQ, Italian
    • Number of guests
      80-100
    • Details
      Looking for bbq, steak, potatoes, salad and pasta.

    Need a Caterer to Do Buffet Style on a Cocktail Party

    Killeen, TX

    • Event type
      Cocktail party
    • Cuisine type
      Formal American
    • Number of people
      150-200
    • Additional Service(s)
      No additional service

    Need a Catering and Chef Service Professional and Party Rentals

    Austin, TX

    • Event type
      Plated dinner party
    • Cuisine type
      Casual American
    • Number of people
      25-50
    • Additional Service(s)
      Appetizers, Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s), Other (Tables, tablechothes, chairs, silverware, china.)
    • Details
      Family dinner for Christmas eve. 30 people, sit down style with courses. Nothing super fancy, so like chicken, beef, salad, etc.
    • $70.67
      Average price
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