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Veronica's Cuisine
4.7
from 200 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 374 hires on Thumbtack
Kemp B.
Verified review

We used Veronica's for our wrestling banquet. Daniel invited us out for a tasting prior to hiring them. The food was amazing and did not disappoint it had great flavor and there were many choices. Prompt professional service at the banquet the staff was amazing and the carving station was great. We will be Veronica's for all our catering needs.

801 CATERING
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
Mark C.
Verified review

We hired 801 Catering to cater our daughter's after party for her wedding. Chef Alex and his associates were outstanding! The food was wonderful, reasonably priced and we have already recommended his catering service to friends! We could not have had a more positive experience. All of our guests loved the food! Thank you so much!

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Flavors Catering
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shersti B.
Verified review

Wendy and her staff did an excellent job! They provided drop off catering for my brother's wedding luncheon for about 100 people. The food was delicious! There was plenty of food for everyone. They were on time and got everything set up so when guests arrived we were ready to start. Also clean up was so easy. My brother said Wendy was a pleasure to work with and really helped them stay within their budget. We would highly recommend Wendy and her staff! We would use her services again in a heart beat!

No Name Gourmet
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn L.
Verified review

We needed lunch for 18 at our shop at Miller Motorsports Park, as we hosted Porsche racecar drivers over two weekends. Mike provided four days of wonderfully presented delicious food, arriving on time, with the dishes kept warm or cold as needed, each meal more delicious than the last. The kabobs with peanut sauce and lemon-grass-kissed marinated cucumbers were out of this world. We plan to use No Name Gourmet for all our catering needs and just wish we could take him with us to the "away races"!

Food Time
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny H.
Verified review

Self impressions catering is absolutely amazing! Absolutely love the food! They will definitely be catering our next party!!!!!

Jenna's Personal Cooking
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Caden Z.
Verified review

Jenna did an outstanding job. The food was great, she was on top of communication, and set proper expectations. We changed our minds a few times but it all worked out in the end. There were a couple of changes we needed to make on the fly, but Jenna was honest with what she needed and kept me updated. I would Highly recommend Jenna for catering and personal chef needs!

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Vicki Koncar
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathy B.
Verified review

Vicki was a great pleasure to work with. She provided the perfect menu for the celebration of life picnic we had after my father's funeral. He always said he wanted a good party when he passed, and we were able to grant that wish with Vicki's help. She was quick to adapt when my family and I decided against using a full service caterer, and then again when the celebration ended up being smaller than originally anticipated. I also appreciated her expertise as she made suggestions for a color scheme and possible changes to the menu based on the season and cooler weather. Overall Vicki was personable and professional. And... the food was fantastic! I enthusiastically recommend Vicki to anyone who is in need of catering services.

Carrolls' Custom Cooking
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Devon O.
Verified review

We hired Rex and Cathy to provide a dinner for our wedding, and they were absolutely fantastic! We aren't from Salt Lake originally, but wanted to get married here. Unfortunately, this meant we didn't have a whole lot of help from family when it came to planning. Rex and Cathy were really the first cog for the event we found, and everything started to come together after we booked them. They were a real delight to work with: exceptionally polite, flexible, fun, and punctual. Because of them, we started to believe that we could actually pull off planning a wedding. They even invited us over to their house to try the food, which was exceptional. Our wedding was outside, and on the big day, it dumped rain. Rex and his team showed up with a pop up tent though, and had plenty of manpower to get the job done. They fed 120 people with no problems, and even specially prepared vegetable lasagna for our vegetarian guests! All of our guests also enjoyed watching the preparation of the meal and the Dutch Oven cooking, it was extra entertainment! After the dinner, we received several compliments on the food, and many of our guests went back for seconds and thirds. For us it was much more intimate than having a caterer show up with pre-made food in chaffing dishes. If you’re looking to host an event, you can’t go wrong with Carroll’s Custom Cooking, these guys are the best! The food was absolutely delicious, but more importantly, they took a lot of stress off of our backs knowing that our guests would be happy.

The Brulee Catering
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

My sister and I worked with The Brûlée Catering for her wedding lunch and reception. We loved hem. They were very easy to work with and were happy to customize packages to make it everything that my sister wanted. My sister and her now husband boh talk about how, besides getting married, they were most excited about the food!

Spice Avenue, LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Leora H.
Verified review

Shahene catered a graduation party with a few of his friends. The Indian food was amazing and authentic. I'd recommend him and his services to everyone!

Wrap and Roll SLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie W.
Verified review

Wrap and Roll catered my daughters brunch for her December wedding at the Garden Center in Heritage Park. Not only were they extremely professional and well prepared, but the food was fantastic! Friends and family that ask how my newlyweds are doing still comment about how incredibly delicious the food was. Wayne and his staff were courteous, professional, and hard working, which alleviated my stress and allowed me to focus on my daughter, instead of the details of the wedding. I highly recommend Wrap and Roll, and plan on using them for all my future catering needs.

Cookie Twins
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gwen J.
Verified review

I met the owner Paul at the Salt Lake city airport before my flight back to Dallas. We talked for a little before he let me know he owned a dessert catering company. He gave me a couple samples before I boarded my flight. I had the salted caramel cookie and peruvian chocolate brownie. I have to say, hands down the best brownie I've ever had. I just wished I had milk on the flight. Definitely will be calling him the next time I'm in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake Catering Company
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Michael K.
    Verified review

    I had their food when I lived in Utah. I would have the SL Catering Co. cater if I was back in the states. (in Hawaii now) They are very tasteful and professional.

    Applespice Junction-Murray
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 29 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Donna L.
    Verified review

    No matter the situation, timing, or needs Applespice Junction Murray location has always been there for me. They helped with my sons wedding reception and have catered many meetings for my work. I would always recommend them to anyone that needs any type of catering. they are the best.

    Matt Parks Catering
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Judith Z.
      Verified review

      Matt listen carefully to my needs,then suggested and designed menu options that worked both in value and in deliciousness! He was prompt in arriving and set up, and presentation was perfect. I received almost as many complements on the food as I did on my gallery opening. He was great to work with throughout. I highly recommend Matt and trust his creativity and catering expertise.

      Tamales Tita
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Marcus C.
      Verified review

      I did this last minute and so glad I did. My wife needed food catered fast. It was great and it was excellent tasting with great service. Food was awesome and communication was super great. Saved the day! Highly recommended and will hire again. Quality food with great prices, can't beat that.

      • 15 years in business
      About

      I have achieved all accolades and awards that the state of Utah has to offer as well as I have been featured on the Food Network, Diners Drive-ins and Dives.

      About

      Are you wondering why our food tastes so good? It's because it's made in our very own kitchen in Farmington, Utah! With our vast selection of foods, we know you and your family will find whatever you're looking for. Come and try any of our signature soups, fresh salads, savory sandwiches, and decadent desserts. Whether you're looking to sit down and eat, grab takeout, or try our catering, we know you won't be disappointed.

      About

      We provide an exceptional dining experience with our catering and meal delivery services for large and small groups. No job is too small or too large. We aim to please. We can beat or match any proposal that is presented to us.

      About

      I love to cook and entertain. I have eclectic tastes and can cook anything, from Asian to Italian and Mexican. Homemade is my specialty. I charge 40 dollars a person and can provide plate ware and gold silverware to use for the event. I love Ckn dishes and shrimp and anything not so ordinary. I can make miso or cream-stuffed pineapple salmon!

      About

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

      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.

      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 much should catering cost for a wedding?

      The cost of wedding catering will reflect the level of service, the menu you choose, the luxury you desire and the number of guests you invite. Where you live also plays a major role in your wedding catering costs. The regional cost to do business and local cost of food will affect your catering bill. There is no set price for wedding catering, because each wedding and each menu is different. This is why many caterers provide a per-person price. This allows you to break down what it costs to feed each person based on the menu you want. Working with your caterer, you can adjust menu items, service level and more to accommodate your budget and guest count. Keep in mind that wedding catering costs are not just for the food. The bill reflects all the components that go into commercial food catering: a commercial kitchen, ingredients, staff, insurance, marketing and more. Here are some examples of average costs:

      • Three-course plated meal, moderately upscale, for 125 in Los Angeles: $14,000. Because of staffing costs, a true plated meal costs about twice as much as a staff-assisted buffet.
      • Buffet meal, standard menu, for 100 in Los Angeles: $5,000.
      • Per-person cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and nonalcoholic beverages: $24–$37, depending on menu selection, in Southern California.
      • Drop off prepared food for 50: $1,000 in North Carolina. Price does not include any service, setup or breakdown.

      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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