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Pearland Mexican Food Caterers

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

First rate experience! AJ was a pleasure. He was professional , prompt, brought plenty of very nice help, and was accommodating. I planned a very small intimate dinner for 13 guests in a party room in my building - no oven or stove- just microwave , refrigerator and sink. AJ followed up on every detailed we discussed. We started with Hors D'ouevres and cocktails then moved to a 5 course dinner with a pairing of wines for a couple of the courses. He cooked table side. We ended with a delicious Mexican coffee and fabulous choc. cake with vanilla ice cream and a special treat which you can learn about if you choose AJ! My guests and I loved the food. He suggested the table arrangement which was in a semi circle. We could all watch him cook and visit without difficulty. He took charge of everything. He brought in the tables, chairs, glassware, plates, all linens and had the tables decorated with simple elegance. It was just as I wanted and for once I did none of the work-no set up or clean up. He allowed us to set the pace without pressure to move the evening on. He was committed to this event for the evening. It was a very special party. I look forward to working with AJ again. Very much worth his price. You pay for quality and with AJ you get it!

Catered Comforts
4.7
from 123 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
Linda E.
Verified review

Chef Roy is low key and easy going. No drama. No hassle. He responded to my brief (a birthday dinner for 40-50 people doing Mexican food) specifically and didn't just send me some preprepared materials on what was on offer like some of the other chefs responding to the request. He came by the venue in advance to site check, then showed up on time and prepared. The food was just as ordered and delicious.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky K.
Verified review

Very pleased with every aspect of this caterer. Food great, staff very professional, couldn't ask for anything else!!

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Dine Catering and Events
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
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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
Kimberlie M.
Verified review

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

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Keif's Catering
4.8
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 62 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!

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Kouzans Kitchen
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Noel A.
Verified review

Nick was a pleasure to work with on planning the menu and scheduling the event. He arrived early and told me before showing up. He was very personable and fun while still being a professional. Finally, the food was great and authentic Louisiana cooking.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Arjuna K.
Verified review

Excellent Chef! Prepared Thai food very delicious. Professional and thoughtful. Highly recommend.

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

This was the 1st time I've ever had catering done for any of my events and I would like to say that I am not disappointed. Keiry was a professional from the moment that I started talking to her to the moment that she arrived to my house. The food was very delicious from the entrée to the side dishes and even the garlic bread. Everyone ate everything and before the night was over they were asking for more. All in all I am glad I chose Keiry and Mimi's catering to cater my event. Thank you Keiry and I will be using you again.

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
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Natalie B.
Verified review

Mark was amazing! I have never hired a personal chef before so I was kind of nervous & had no clue what I wanted. He started out with a questionaire to better understand all my wants. Next we booked a taste test & fell in love not only with the food but also his professionalism & energy! Needless to say we booked him for our anniversary dinner! Night of he showed up early to set up & was prepared beyond a doubt. The food was sooooo delicious! I crave those cheese steak egg rolls still! We will book Mark for all of our special occasions & recommend him to everyone! Thank you Mark!

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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
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!

Qmamigrill
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sascha S.
Verified review

If you are searching for a reliable caterer with a A+ Food, this will be by far your best choice. Hired Qmami Grill for our event. Jonathan was supporting us for setting up the whole event including tables etc. Thanks a lot. These guy´s, who was working as chefs oversea as well, really know what they are doing and you can taste the devotion for their work. The food was just amazing, our guest were impressed about the food quality and we will offer that high quality of catering on our next event again with Qmami Grill.

Knotty Pine Catering
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tricia D.
Verified review

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!

Ole School Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsie M.
Verified review

I hired Chef Marcus as my personal chef for a luncheon. My family and friends were so impressed with the food. We had a Mexican buffet with the Chef's make your own taco bar, and nacho bar. We all enjoyed the food and I have already scheduled for him to cook for us again. Thank you Chef Marcus for a wonderful afternoon and delicious food.

Chrispea Catering LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
THANE V.
Verified review

Food is delicious! Really enjoy the cooking and the quality!

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

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

Ultimate Fusion Kitchen
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Anthony W.
Verified review

I think it is some of the finest food in the Houston area. I would advise everyone to try themselves and get him to cater events.

Ella’s Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
Nikki G.
Verified review

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!

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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