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Early Katering Company
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jodie S.
Verified review

Every aspect of Early Katering Company was very impressive! They are very friendly, easy to work with, professional, reasonably priced, efficient, and their Staff (Lisa, Giezelle, and Nicco) went over and above to make sure everything went smoothly the night of our daughter's Wedding Reception. We would definitely recommend using them for your catering needs!

Chef To Go
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nina B.
Verified review

Delicious, efficient, and talented. Let him create for you and you will be amazed with his range!. He catered my wedding and I just turned everything over to him. Everything was perfect! I don't plan to get married again, but I will use him for other occasions.

Carol W.
Verified review

Tim's cooking is A++++++ top notch!!! He has a knack of creating amazing original dishes, and is also great with duplicating recipes that are tried and true. He is extremely versatile - from fresh yummy homemade breads to homemade dips and sauces , to salads, meats, and desserts. it is all superb.! Tim catered a post wedding party in our backyard and the guests raved about the food! I would definitely use Tim's catering any place for any number of guests at any occasion. !

Blue Mountain Brewery
5.0
from 4 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!

Po' Green's LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Joanne V.
Verified review

Po' Green's was recommended to me by another family member. We hired them to cater a Memorial Service. After contacting them, explaining what we wanted, they sent an itemized quote, explaining their service. The cost was very reasonable. They arrived on time, set up everything, the food was fresh and hot, but most importantly the food was delicious. We plan to use them for future events.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
BJ T.
Verified review

The food is absolutely wonderful & the staff good to work with

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

Bill S.
Verified review

There brisket is outstanding, service was great.

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

    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.

    About

    Be a guest in you own party, Create a increduble culinary experience at affordable price

    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

    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

    South River Restaurant & Wine Shop in Waynseboro is your premier catering and meeting service to care for your food, meeting and party needs. We have serviced the Valley for 18 years. We successfully custom plan and care for your needs, helping you paint the perfect picture you have envisioned. We do box lunches, special affairs, lunch and dinner. We are here to serve you and provide what you are looking for! We offer full staff or drop off, your place or ours. We hope to hear from you soon!

    About

    We have many choices. We will make your event very memorable. We will do our professional best to make your budget work.

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

    • 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.

    About

    We do events for 10 to 200 people with a wide array of international menu selection. Managed by a chef with lots of banquet experience.

    • 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 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.

    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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    Need a Caterer

    Arlington, VA

    • Type of catering needed
      I'm not sure yet
    • Cuisine type
      American - casual, American - formal, BBQ, Mexican/Latin
    • Number of guests
      40-60
    • Additional Service(s)
      Appetizers, Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s), Other (party furniture)
    • $12.5
      Average price

    Need a BBQ Buffet Caterer

    Buckhannon, WV

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - with servers
    • Cuisine type
      BBQ
    • Number of guests
      60-80
    • Additional Service(s)
      Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic)

    Need a Caterer

    Morgantown, WV

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - self-service
    • Cuisine type
      American - casual, Italian, Mexican/Latin
    • Number of guests
      25-40
    • Additional Service(s)
      No additional service
    • Details
      need finger food delivered for my sons 21st birthday at west virginia university
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