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Hopewell Finger Food Caterers

Browse these finger food caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Hopewell.

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Fodrey Catering Concepts
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Corinne C.
Verified review

Jamie catered our wedding reception in the end of summer. She was extremely good at communicating, answering any and all questions that I had, and always responded very quickly. She went above and beyond in the setup of the food and drink station and the upkeep of the reception from start to finish. Any request I had she took care of immediately and had suggestions on placing and pairing of foods. I could not have asked for a better caterer. Of all the weddings I have been to and part of, this was the smoothest experience in regards to catering. The food was out of this world, I still have my guests complimenting it. If I could give more stars I would!!! She's the best!!

Mj Creations Sweets & Treats
4.2
from 31 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Mary B.
Verified review

Ms. Marie is very sweet and will work with you to try and do what is necessary from beginning to end. The only part of the Wedding food that wasnt exactly like what we hoped it would be was one of the appetizers (mini biscuits with ham) but maybe we should have clarified how it was done before choosing it. The only other thing was the beef I was told by some people was rather tough. However, the salmon was fantastic as well as the mashed potatoe bar. The sweet tea was just like I like it!!! Other than that we were very pleased with her service and staff was friendly.

Clifton's Catering
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Ronald E.
Verified review

Cliff is the best and I would recommend him to anyone who needs catering done. His food is great and he provides servers if necessary and they're very professional.

Alpha Pitt Smokers
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Gina D.
Verified review

Alpha Pitt Smokers catered my daughter's wedding on 4-16-16. We found him quite by accident, but we are so glad we did! Jason & crew did a fantastic job, & the food was awesome. He has many food choices, & you won't be disappointed! Our menu--pork loin, barbeque chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Mediterranean pasta salad, garden salad & rolls--now your mouth is watering, isn't it? Whatever food you choose, make sure you order the garlic mashed potatoes; they are awesome! Jason was patient with questions & changes to menu choices. He was great with follow up, but he didn't "hound" you. He stayed with us when other caterers stopped responding. He is prompt, & you can tell he loves what he does! Highly recommend he & his crew! He won't disappoint! Great food, great guy=success at any event!!!

THYME Catering
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Christina S.
Verified review

Love this company's food! Not only is the food great and prices reasonable, the girls who run the show are very friendly, professional and dedicated!

Pamela's Party Pantry
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren W.
Verified review

Pamela's Party Pantry prepared all the delicious food for our family's Thanksgiving celebration. All the food was superb!! It was a pleasure to work with them. I will definitely be using them again in the near future.

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!

Bikini Panini
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rhonda G.
Verified review

We have had Bikini Panini to our Brewery several times now, and we are never disappointed in the quality or taste of the food. Laura and Jim are delightful and we enjoy having them. We will continue to invite them to our business to offer delicious food to our patrons.

  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Bethlehem A.
Verified review

Had a great experience working with Autumn's catering for my wedding. Food was very tasty and they were very attentive to us during our wedding. Bar was also very good. Would recommend!

Groovin' Gourmets
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jared R.
Verified review

Lisa and Feast catering did an outstanding job catering my wedding. The food was amazing, and the staff were consummate professionals. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a magical and memorable experience for any event.

Tarrant's West
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sean R.
Verified review

Catering is on point. Great food, prompt delivery, helpful staff. I would recommend them to anyone, and would order from them again!

Smithfield Station
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Mary-Margaret W.
    Verified review

    The Smithfield Station catered the annual For The Kids gala for our school and did an exceptional job providing great service and the food was delicious! I knew that Randy, Cliff and the rest of the catering staff had the meal portion of the evening under control and that they would help us in making sure this was a top-notch event!

    Farm to Fork
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    Tonia W.
    Verified review

    The International Events team arrived on time and systematically unpacked and setup a beautiful buffet. The food was fresh and delicious. The team was courteous and fast. They truly gave us service with a smile. We will be using International Events again.

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Holly S.
    Verified review

    HIghly recommend!! I called from Nashville, TN to see if they could do a catering order for a funeral/visitation service at Bliley Funeral Home in Richmond. My worker (and daughter of the deceased) said the food and service were wonderful!

    Personal Chef Catering
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 8 years in business
    Deborah C.
    Verified review

    So sorry in being so long doing this review. I had to arrange this event from a distance and didn't get to attend myself so when I got rave reviews regarding lunch I knew it was because Aaron Turner delivered everything as promised. He was friendly to work with, there was a great variety of food to meet many needs and it was all delicious. Wonderful experience!

    RVA Cafe
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Owner of 3F, LLC C.
      Verified review

      We had them cater a 50 person office party this past Christmas, and it was a great success! The food was great tasting, they insisted we take the left overs home so it would not go to waste. They even helped me tailor the menu to address food allergies, overall an amazing experience.

      • 5 years in business
      • 3 hires on Thumbtack
      Daphne J.
      Verified review

      Susan catered my wedding reception, the food was outstanding and my husband is a Chef. All of my guests commented on her excellent food. She was extremely flexible and worked well with my wedding coordinator! who took business cards for future events, I highly recommend her.

      Cater To You Catering
      4.0
      from 1 review
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Gail L.
      Verified review

      The young men were very pleasant. They took the time to explain the ingredients in the food and most importantly, my guests enjoyed the food! They delivered on time and everything was set it up beautifully! Thank you! Gail Lockhart

      • 8 years in business
      About

      We love food. We see feeding people as a way to provide education about nutrition and make food fun. The attention to detail shows our appreciation for life. The Customer service is a reflection of how much we want you to enjoy. our food. You get all the flavor that you want yet, the food is light and healthily at the same time.

      Annette Food Services

      New To Thumbtack

      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      I cater to whatever occasion is needed. I have been working in the food service field for 30 or more years. I enjoy taking care of people.

      Rim's Serving

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        I've been a server for 3 years, and I've been in the food and beverage industry for 5 years. I am ServSafe certified. I've been taking catering jobs for a while and have a lot of knowledge about different types of food.

        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.
        Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.