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Fodrey Catering Concepts
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
Verified review

Jamie is very creative, professional and willing to do whatever it takes to make an event successful. We truly appreciated her flexibility. We will definitely work with Fodrey Catering Concepts in the future.

Mj Creations Sweets & Treats
4.3
from 33 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Susan V.
Verified review

Marie's service was very good and very professional. She delivered and set everything up as agreed. The food looked and tasted great. All my guests enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend Mj Creations Sweets & Treats for catering small in-home events. Thank you Marie!

  • 6 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Emma J.
Verified review

We were very pleased with the catering services provided by Class Act for our August 2017 wedding. They were flexible and worked with our specific menu requests. They also worked well with a venue that didn't have many resources or storage in the kitchen area. They were easy to work with and always very kind and professional.

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

We had a remarkable experience with Clifton's Catering as this was a short time schedule to make the projected date. Not only was the delivery on time, he arrived early to ensure a 110% on the mark experience. The catering was above and beyond what was expected as was the quality and quantity of his product. In fact most of the attendees had another meal and a sandwich from leftovers. I am proud to recommend Clifton's Catering for a wonderful catered experience. Down South friendly! Phil Childrey

Southern Smokin' BBQ
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Amy W.
Verified review

We used Southern Smokin' BBQ for our wedding catering. The food was absolutely amazing! We received so many complements from friends and family! The best part was how affordable it was and how accommodating Mary was! Highly recommend!

THYME Catering
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Mallory M.
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I had Thyme Catering host a corporate breakfast with a healthy food theme. The spread was spectacular and the food was fantastic. Jennifer was prompt, professional and very responsive in our correspondence. I will absolutely use Thyme Catering in the future.

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

Pamela is a wonderful chef! She joined us to cook a special dinner at home for two families, and we ended up with a very high quality and extremely well executed meal with fresh summer ingredients, subtle and interesting flavors and special catering to each person's needs (yes, one person required well, well, well done tenderloin and Pamela made it happen without completely drying out the meat). In addition, to being a great chef, Pamela was a really nice person. She allowed one of our children to help with the cooking, and she was a great teacher. This was a wonderful experience and we highly recommend Pamela for both her cooking and baking skills.

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.

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!

    • 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!

    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.

      About

      We do planning to fit the customers' budget and make their event come alive. We also provide you with mouthwatering dishes at an affordable price and superb customer service.

      • 5 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      My service standa out because of our bold fresh familiar favors. We have very simple menus to choose from with family friendly prices.

      About

      We are a personal catering business in the Newport News area. We provide services for weddings, birthday parties, church events, housewarmings and more! We are budget friendly and will work with you.

      • 6 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      I am very detail oriented, hard working,, & strive to make my clients happy & fully satisfied. . My food , I'm told, is out of this world. I am immaculately clean, do cleanup, shopping , planning, etc. I will do everthg. possible to work w/my clients to ensure they are satisfied.. I freelance as a personal assistant also... I drive for Uber p/t & have been approved with a background check since over 1 year.. Thanks, Cathy

      About

      Let us help you create a unique experience. The services we offer include the following: * Consulting * Planning * Day-of coordination * Directing * Catering We provide our services for weddings, showers, banquets, luncheons, anniversaries, parties, meetings or any special events. Visit our Facebook page: ForEverySeasonEvents.

      • 4 years in business
      About

      We are a family run catering and specialty cake business. We treat every function as if it was a family affair.

      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.

      About

      With Callini Diore Event Planning you are guaranteed a professional, elegant and sophisticated event from beginning to end. We strive to inspire, uplift, create, and design by taking what's already beautiful and making it truly amazing.

      • 8 years in business
      About

      I can cater big events such as large wedding and dinners, to small intimate afairs. Also in addition to being able to cook savory dishes of Amy cuisine I am able to make pastrys of any kind, homemade pies. Cookies, and cakes including wedding cakes

      About

      We cook on-site with large grill or cook home cooked meals at your location. We cook fried chicken, baked chicken, BBQ, fried fish, mac and cheese, potato salad, coleslaw, etc.

      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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      Need a Caterer

      Waldorf, MD

      • Type of catering needed
        I'm not sure yet
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        Other (breakfast pancakes, waffles)
      • Number of guests
        40-60
      • Additional Service(s)
        Beverages (non-alcoholic)
      • Details
        we need to be flexable :pnacakes, waffles it is a breakfast type event for technicians on the go.
      • $7.5
        Average price

      Need a Caterer

      Tappahannock, VA

      • Type of catering needed
        Buffet - with servers
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        American - casual
      • Number of guests
      • Additional Service(s)
        Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s)
      • Details
        Would like for facility to be decorated in "Beach, Nautical Theme".

      Need Catering Service for a Buffet Catered Event

      California, MD

      • Type of catering needed
        Buffet - with servers
      • Interested in following cuisine(s)
        Other (southern style)
      • Number of guests
        25-40
      • Additional Service(s)
        Beverages (non-alcoholic)
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