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Charlottesville Thanksgiving Caterers

Browse these thanksgiving caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Charlottesville.

Early Katering Company
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
Verified review

I gave very specific food request and they performed amazingly. I love the lady that served. It was a complete hit. Thanks so much Early Katering of Harrisonburg. If I ever hire a caterer again, you are top of my list. Jennifer Beam married October 13, 2017

Sweet Melissa's Catering
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Toni R.
Verified review

Melissa was exceptionally helpful with all aspects of catering our event and really went out of her way to be accommodating. Especially when my daughter wanted to order something off the menu and then again when our venue changed two weeks before the wedding. She really came through for us with a delicious taco bar and helped us navigate the issues that come along with such an unexpected change. Both the food and service were outstanding.

  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Rick K.
Verified review

good meeting, very friendly lady with lots of cooking and catering home cooked food, pricing is very affordable

Blue Mountain Brewery
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ellysia F.
Verified review

The catering provided by Blue Mountain Brewery was fantastic! The staff was very professional, friendly and hard working! The food was delicious and presented beautifully for our daughter's wedding! Due to an April snow, the venue changed and the crew at BMB was very accommodating! I highly recommend!

Cater Gourmet LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Laura V.
Verified review

I don't think a review will do Zachary justice, but here goes.... I was a little skeptical of Thumbtack until I met Zachary when he provided an in-home tasting for me and my Fiance this weekend. Zachary has been extremely communicative since Day 1, suggesting an amazing Menu and taking my requests seriously. He even helped us figure out other details for our wedding day (just because he's a truly nice guy and wants to be helpful!) His food: Zachary is truly a professional in this field. He prepared a phenomenal tasting for us at my house and let us try the courses he would serve at our wedding. He created a beautiful environment (excellent presentation and ambiance- he even brought us fresh picked flowers for our tasting table) and we were marveling for hours afterwards at the fine dining experience he can produce. This tasting made us super comfortable for our big day and even more excited for our family and friends to have an amazing meal. The food was some of the best I have ever tasted- all fresh and unique. We even changed our dessert concept because Zachary brought us samples of 3 of his cheesecakes and they were AMAZING! I am so excited to have him cater our wedding meal, but our tasting experience itself is worth a review! :) HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Sonija S.
Verified review

Tim did all the food for our wedding and it was delicious! One of the dishes he made was a grilled beef tenderloin with a cherry balsamic reduction sauce. To this day we still talk about how good it was.

Breantena Catering
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gloria Y.
Verified review

I have used Breantena on many occasions for small dinner parties to larger buffet style gatherings. She provides extra customer service. The food is very tasty.

Bill S.
Verified review

There brisket is outstanding, service was great.

Delicious Dishe
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lallon P.
Verified review

I had a small retreat (8 people) at Barren Ridge Vineyards. One of Liz' employees delivered our meal. He was very considerate and made sure everything was as we expected before leaving. Liz was incredibly easy to work with and had great food suggestions. Delivery was prompt, food was fantastic and plentiful. I was very pleased with the quality and value of the meal. I would recommend Liz and Delicious Dishe without hesitation.

Simply Satisfying
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
Alisa G.
Verified review

I hired Travis to cater a Holiday Party/Open House. As the business owner I did not have a lot of time to spend on planning. Travis personally met with me at the office, and we discussed preferences for food, presentation, and budget. Within two days I received an email with menu choices, item pricing, and the option to purchase items myself, or have him do the shopping. I decided to have him purchase the items. The day of the event I found him to be prompt, efficient, and professional. He brought everything with him, and set up quietly and efficiently without disrupting the normal flow of business. The food and presentation were exactly as planned. During the event he kept the food warm, and all dishes filled. I feel his assistance contributed to the success of the event. I would hire again without hesitation. Dr. Alisa Gates, FIAMA, DC

Country Cafe & Catering
5.0
from 1 review
    Alice S.
    Verified review

    We go here every chance we get, but, always on Sunday mornings. It certainly brightens our day to see so many people we know. Great food and service with a smile. Family owned and it shows

    About

    We are a local company that focuses on catering, menu planning and private dinner parties. We are owners of a family restaurant in New Jersey and have been in this business for over 10 years. We offer everything from elegant to everyday style.

    About

    Be a guest in you own party, Create a increduble culinary experience at affordable price Be part of family memories for ever, help to make you dream came true

    • 14 years in business
    About

    We do all types of catering. We will work with your menu. It's not only BBQ, it's all types of food. We have a food trailer. We can set up on-site, cook and serve. We have tents. We have a total of 44 years with food works.

    About

    We are well seasoned in the arena of catering by bringing superior knowledge and attention to detail. The level of excellence given to our clients is our priority in reaching and exceeding all expectations. The enjoyment comes when our clients are completely satisfied with the level of professionalism and services they received.

    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    Over 20yrs cleaning experience Offering quality cleaning for commercial and residential customers. Businesses, apartments, move ins and move outs, basement and garage cleaning, restaurant and offices.

    • 16 years in business
    About

    We are a family owned and operated business; offering a variety of homemade foods for all occasions. We specialize in seafood and have our own crab pots in the waters at Northern Neck. Let us cater your crab feast or your oyster festival! We can also provide on site whole pig roasts or cater your Bar-B-Que feast. Our catering jobs range from 25 - 500.

    About

    We are a locally-owned BBQ business. All meats are smoked on our premises and all of our sides and sauces are homemade, made in house.

    About

    We do birthdays weddings groups churches we offer: *Soul food *Caribbean food *Spanish food. As well as special requests. Friendly customer service customer satisfaction.

    About

    We cater dinner parties, executive office events, engagement parties and birthdays. We offer food and non-alcoholic beverages, if alcohol is needed for the event. We need a three-month notice. We do a buffet dinner setup only for parties.

    About

    Our in-home meal services provide you with a customized menu that is prepared in your kitchen on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. We create a customized meal plan just for you. I do the grocery shopping. I prepare your meals in your home from scratch. I clean up. Our in-home catering services give you a personal chef in your kitchen for dinner parties, events, or holidays. You entertain your guests, while the food is taken cared of. Having people over can be stressful. But it does not have to be. If you're having a cocktail party for 20, a dinner party for 10, buffet dinner for 160 or an intimate dinner for 2, I can help. I take care of shopping and preparing your meal. I serve and pamper your guests, and best of all, I clean up. All the while, you and your guests enjoy your event. I offer cooking classes for individuals or groups. You will receive one-on-one instruction with menus and recipes for everything taught. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your favorite dish? You need to learn some new techniques to take your cooking to the next level. I provide one-on-one and group instruction. I come to your home or business and bring all items needed to prepare a recipe, meal or menu. You get to participate, learn, and best of all, eat what you have created. All services are based on your needs and budget. Please contact me for pricing and details.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.
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