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Lake Jackson Creative Caterers

Browse these creative caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lake Jackson.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky K.
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Very pleased with every aspect of this caterer. Food great, staff very professional, couldn't ask for anything else!!

Stardust Events
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
Reema M.
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Stardust Photo Booths was an absolute pleasure to work with! They are extremely responsive, creative and have every prop you can think of! Not creative? No worries! Nor am I and Corley helped me create the perfect background for our prints!They really listen to your wants and execute a perfect delivery. Our party was so much more fun because of them. Thank you so much Corley and Juan! We will 100% call you for our next party!

Arcodoro & GourmetSardinia
4.7
from 55 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberlie M.
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We hired Kelli with Arcodoro after meeting several other caterers. She was well organized, personable and we felt that our wedding reception was her top priority, no matter how many other clients she may have had. She met us at our reception venue and asked us questions about what we wanted our day to be like and came up with so many ideas that we would have never thought of. From our first meeting we liked Kelli and felt very comfortable with her. She only had two months to put our reception together and never made us feel like that was an issue. She helped us come us with a menu that was varied and delicious and was beautifully presented! The chef made a fantastic pumpkin ravioli with a cream sauce that was the hit of our reception! Kelli and her staff went above and beyond in setting up our venue and making it look even more beautiful that we had imagined. They set up all of the tables from tablecloths to decor to the lighting of so many candles. Our cake table and guest book table were simply amazing and Kelli even took charge of setting up and arranging our cupcake cake because the cake vendor arrived too soon and the cake table was not ready yet. Our cake looked EXACTLY the way we wanted it, even though Kelli had only seen a picture of it one time. She was the go to person for all of our other vendors and she made us feel like we had nothing to worry about. The staff was awesome as well, and everyone with Arcodoro made sure that my bride and I were taken care of all evening! We truly felt like everything was under control and we were able to be the guests of honor at our reception. Kelli is not just a wedding caterer, she does it all...and makes it look effortless. That's the kind of service that I will recommend to everyone we know. Kelli, Thank you for everything you and your staff did to make our wedding day the best day ever for both of us! The venue looked fabulous, the food was great and all of our guests just raved about what a great time they had! We heard over and over that it was the best wedding reception they had ever been to. YOU ROCK and we can't thank you enough for going above and beyond for us and allowing us to enjoy our reception and guests without worrying about a thing! You provided us with personal service from start to finish and we won't hesitate to contact you again next time we need the level of service you offer. Mollie and Kimberlie Hines

Mimi's Catering Services
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn H.
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Mimi's catering did a wonderful job for my daughter's wedding. The food was excellent, appropriate temperature and attractively displayed. Keiry responded quickly to my inquiry and provided an accurate estimate of costs. A very friendly team and I would recommend them to others.

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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.
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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.
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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
Tricia D.
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Hiring Knotty Pine Catering was one of the best decisions I've made. From the beginning, they were attentive to my needs, tastes, and budget. Their creativity in bringing a unique tasting and texture experience to our food preferences was incredible, tasteful and deeply satisfying. I will definitely work with them again for my foodie events. Thank you, KPC!

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Andre K.
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I've solicited their services for myself and my 30+ employees. We LOVED it, and Claudette and her staff were very accommodating! The food is authentic, and was SPECTACULAR! 5 stars is not enough.

3rd Coast Catering
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Don D.
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hoss and the guys were the best! great food and awesome service. I can't thank them enough for making our wedding great. thank you! and if you want catering you need these guys there are great

Brian H.
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From the beginning to the end they stayed in contact with me. They delivered and set up food. All 40+ employees were extremely satisfied with the food. Awesome.

  • 44 years in business
Bill T.
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No Words for this caterer, good food,good service, love the Food, no complaints everyone raved about the food, showed up 3 hours before event started food was hot waitstaff was ready for the wedding everything went as planned a great night

Ella’s Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
Nikki G.
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The experience with Ella’s Catering was second to none. The food was delicious and the professionalism of the staff was excellent as well. I highly recommend their services and will definitely be using them in the future!

Delectable Delights
5.0
from 1 review
    William T.
    Verified review

    Pershell did an excellent job with my daughter sweet sixteenth. Delectable Delight paid close attention to what we needed for the party and we are forever grateful...

    About

    At YNVME Catering , our # 1 goal is to provide an extraordinary experience that will have a lasting impression on our customers, as well as their guest.

    About

    I provide private chef cooking services. I will come to you, cook, prep, and plan menu. I am willing to travel and shop for every meal and event.

    About

    WPC strives to bring quality cuisine to event guests and clients through pristine attention to detail, safety, and health standards.

    About

    Viva la Cake Balls is an all-events catering company and bakery that is specializing in wedding cakes, gourmet cupcakes, cake balls, and specialty desserts. We also provide wedding and day-of coordination services for brides looking to enjoy her wedding day stress free.

    • 7 years in business
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    We provide catering and personal chef services for all your needs and events. We will cater to your wants and desires an excellent service at affordable rates.

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    We offer all kinds of catering services, and the food is always amazing. We offer traditional Tex-Mex, American meals, and even box lunches. Breakfast and brunch items are available. We have cooked onsite for larger events. We cook, and you decide! Leave everything to us, and your event will be a huge success.

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    We offer catering for corporate lunches, weddings, baby showers, anniversaries, dinners, family reunions, and more. Our service is buffet-style and served by staff. Sirloin steaks, roast, oxtails, beef tips and gravy, prime rib, cubed steak, beef liver and onion, fried chicken, fried porkchop, baked chicken, beef brisket, sausage links, whole chicken, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken fried chicken, meat loaf, tilapia (grilled or fried), catfish, and more. Collard greens, mustard greens, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, green beans, yellow squash, zucchini squash, potatoes and onion, black eyed peas, red beans and rice, white rice, brown rice, mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, fried corn, sweet buttered corn, cabbage, baked potatoes, yams, okra, and fried okra. We also serve sub sandwiches and finger sandwiches. We have fruit and vegetable tray available.

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    fresh quality food great customer service

    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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