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Odessa Wedding Caterers

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Sabroso Catering
5.0
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  • 9 years in business
Arturo R.
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Sabroso Catering did an excellent job and we will definitely use them again.

Bishop's Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Datrell B.
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    Get ready to have your tastebuds go on a journey of spices that tickle every sense of your total body. From the dish to the desserts. Bishop's the price the service Nothing like Bishop's .... Get ready to have your tastebuds exploited for the better.

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    We cater to all groups, small or large, whatever your menu is. We provide professional service, from hotdogs to steaks. Let LW Catering serve all your needs.

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    We offer full-service, customized catering and event planning services. We do it all from drop-off and delivery to plated service with cocktail hour. We also have mobile food units to be able to cook on-site for a tailgate party or out at a rig site. You name it -- we cover it! We will help you plan your event down to the tiniest minute detail. It doesn't matter how large or small the event. We make sure the food is amazing and the atmosphere is unforgettable to help ensure you make a powerful, positive statement.

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    We are your best bet for great food. West Texas's premiere catering company, High Steaks Catering is headed by Culinary Institute of America trained chef Lincoln Homer. We are bringing amazing food to all of West Texas, including Midland, Big Spring, Kermit, Andrews, Seminole, and Lubbock; however, with one of our fully mobile kitchens, we are willing to travel to meet your needs throughout Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

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    We have been in the business for 5 years. We provide great food and better references! We can cook any cuisine desired and we are known for our BBQ and Southern favorites. We can travel to Oilfield locations; we have a mobile kitchen.

    • 15 years in business
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    GetAroundBrown, has been in the gourmet food truck industry for 15 years. We are the founder of the MIDESSAMFVA. We specialize in fresh and hot, not cold and old. We are your one stop shop for catering goods and services.

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    We, at Apasionada Fine Foods take great pride in pleasing our clients. It shows in the quality of our cuisine, legendary service, and attention to every mouthwatering detail. We love what we do and are always enthusiastic to share our know-how, observations, and even a few of our secrets with our clients. Our focus is customer service and high quality food. We feel privileged and excited to be able to make your event even more spectacular than you could ever imagine. We have made it our philosophy to keep current with culinary fashions as well as continue to offer the best traditional foods from around the world. We offer you one of a kind and dynamite-tasting recipes along with gorgeous food presentation and plentiful amounts of food. It is our pleasure to assist you in making your celebration one to remember! Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding availability, general information, or a detailed catering proposal.

    • 5 years in business
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    Hight Foods is an exciting new option for tailor-made cuisine in the Permian Basin. We provide meal delivery services to the Midland area, and we also have catering, pick-up options and cooking classes from our Midland kitchen as well as in-home personal chef services. All meals are prepared in an inspected commercial kitchen and can be specifically crafted to meet your dietary restrictions. Chip Hight is the founder and executive chef of Hight Foods. He is currently a personal chef to professional athletes in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, Chip was the executive chef of the Alden Hotel. Before that, Chip held various catering and consulting positions with notable chefs throughout the Houston area.

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    From rig cooks to black tie affairs we are ready to tackle all of your catering needs!

    • 3 years in business
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    I prepare my food with a home style flavor just as I would for my own family and take pride in all that I do.

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    JayRiah's Catering provides quality home-cooked food at low prices. We are a hands-on service company. We can deliver to many areas located around the Midland and Odessa. If you enjoy home-cooked food and reasonable prices, JayRiah's Catering is the best choice.

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    We accept small catering jobs for 25 or less. We are specializing in baby showers and children's birthday parties. We are great at small business luncheons!

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    We make all kinds of food like Mexican and American food for any occasion like weddings, etc. We are available any time that you need us. Oil field catering is also available.

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    Blue collar to Black tie and back ! I have been in the food service industry for over 15 yrs, and what I have noticed is the huge gap in the culinary world between the blue collar community and the corporate community.Everyone wants a great meal,and to feel special and catered to.My goal is not to bring the prices of a black tie event and a blue collar event closer, but to bring the food quality and services closer to one another.I believe that a great five star meal can be served on a paper plate just as well as a crystal plate! In my kitchen I strive for nothing less than "great food and service for everyone" without exception. Sincerely Dusty R Brown

    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.

    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.

    How do you serve food at a wedding?

    Food service at your wedding will affect your catering costs and influence the atmosphere of the reception. Buffet style is more informal; plated meals are a bit fancier; family style encourages sharing. Read about the different food service styles to select your preferred wedding catering choice.

    • Buffet: Caterers can drop off prepared foods for a DIY and budget-friendly buffet option where you set everything up and food is entirely self-service. For a fuller-service buffet, the caterers set up food, oversee the buffet throughout the event, and clean up afterwards. For food only, prices per person might average $16-$18, while a service buffet may start around $20-$22 per person. Adding food stations can increase per-person costs by at least $3-$5.
    • Family style: Servers bring large platters of food to guest tables in courses. It’s less formal (and less expensive) than a plated meal, but more formal and higher-cost than a buffet. You’ll need large tables to accommodate the platters, so plan accordingly when renting furniture for the event.
    • Plated: A plated event is a formal dining experience; waitstaff serve your seated guests for each course, fill their drinks, and attend to them throughout the dinner. A plated dinner is typically the most expensive option for both food and service.
    • Food trucks: Similar to buffets, with food trucks your guests get their own food and bring it to their table. A food truck gives a relaxed and playful vibe to your reception.
    • Cocktail reception: If you don’t want a formal seated dinner, you can opt for a wide assortment of passed appetizers at an extended cocktail hour reception.
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