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Portsmouth Chinese Food Caterers

Browse these chinese food catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Portsmouth.

Mermaid Catering
4.6
from 108 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 187 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle K.
Verified review

We had a welcome home party for our best friends and used mermaid catering. The food and service was amazing!!!! Due to the larger size of the party we requested having a bartender as well. The price was extremely reasonable and allowed me to really enjoy the event. She was very professional and stayed on top of all the timing involved given it was a surprise party. I will be using mermaid catering again and again. Such a success

Full Metal Chef LLC
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremy S.
Verified review

Omg, some of the best food I have ever had. I've been to a few of his catered events and he works so well with themes and is beyond flexible. AMAZING!!!

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Time2Eat LLC
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elle C.
Verified review

Great service and food! My husband hired Chef Demetrius to cook a surf and turf meal for my 27th birthday. The food was AMAZING! We had jumbo lump crab cakes, steak with grilled shrimp skewers, mashed potatoes and gravy, and asparagus. I'm a Maryland native and very picky about my seafood but, these were some of the BEST crab cakes I've ever had! Not only was the food delicious, Chef D and his Sous Chef were very professional and accommodating. I was in the process of moving and had virtually no kitchenware; he provided everything. It truly felt as if we were in our own private little restaurant. They constantly checked on us while still giving us the privacy of an intimate setting. We'll definitely be using him again!

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!

Southern Flair
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Jessica P.
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Excellent food. Excellent customer service. Great decor and atmosphere.

Personal Chefs in a Box
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jacob S.
Verified review

Both the food and service were fantastic. Chef Camacho was incredibly accommodating in all aspects of our event and made the best BBQ I've had in a long time. If you're looking for that one catering company you know will make your event exceptional... Look no further, you've found it.

Up In Smoke Catering L.L.C.
4.9
from 7 reviews
    Kiana C.
    Verified review

    Great food. This company catered my back to school event for my company. Will use them again

    • 7 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Karen S.
    Verified review

    Yummy Goodness provided food and service for my March 11th wedding. Our wedding was held at a luxury home in Sandbridge. The food was displayed beautifully! Little signs told everyone what the food was and setup was gorgeous. Guests raved about the food and said it was the best wedding food ever! From the brisket to the mac n cheese / mashed potato bar to the shrimp and grits .. the food was outstanding! Lori and her team were perfection at its best. We would recommend them highly!

    Hot Salad Company
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Llona S.
    Verified review

    Saeed gift for the culinary arts has been "kissed" by his Grandmother. I'm convinced that she passed her gift on to him (smile). Saeed's perfect seasoning and his artful presentation of each dish delight ed my taste buds and make my heart smile. I enjoyed every bite of the Fish Tacos. The Turkey Hamburger he serves up is one of the best I have ever tasted. Seriously! Saeed loves to cook and you will experience that love in the food he prepares..... Outstanding!

    Kim
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
      Monique B.
      Verified review

      The food was fabulous I have no complaints what so ever.In fact I have arrangements with her to do some catering for me for Thanksgiving.

      ross catering
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 3 years in business
      Rhea C.
      Verified review

      We had a family and friends backyard gathering. Ross catering actually did the planning to my specifications. I had an old school R&B band for 3 hrs a DJ, a photographer and a bartender and of course they did the food which was ALL GOOD. Her catering staff was so efficient we were able to really enjoy the gathering without supervising. We were also celebrating our parents anniversary.

      Gussie's
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 5 years in business
      Denise F.
      Verified review

      Very professional, everything was done in an orderly fashion, service and food was excellent.

      • 5 years in business
      Susan C.
      Verified review

      Harvey's brought their cart to my husband's 50th birthday surprise party. They came highly recommended by a friend and they did not disappoint. Harvey and Dorothy were very easy to work with and our guests enjoyed the variety of menu choices to pick from. Having the cart was a fun and unique addition to the party! I did not have to worry about preparing the food or cleaning it up...they were very organized, had delicious food and confidently handled our crowd!

      Smithfield Station
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
        Martha R.
        Verified review

        If you're in the market for an outstanding caterer - call the Smithfield Station NOW! For 12 years, they have been the caterer for a 3 Course seated dinner for 300+ guests at a fundraiser that I co-chair. Not only is their food delicious, but the level of service they give is second to none!

        • 5 years in business
        • 5 hires on Thumbtack
        Jo-Ann T.
        Verified review

        Caterer/Joseph showed professionalism from the fist contact to the end of the service. The food was vertical tasty. He worked the event alone and executed it wonderfully. Definitely will use this business again. 5 stars for Joseph.

        The Tasting Spoon
        5.0
        from 2 reviews
          Jason M.
          Verified review

          The tasting Spoon catered my mother's 60th Birthday party and the food was amazing! I really enjoyed the beef brisket the most, it was so juicy and tender. The buffet was put together very well and the attendants had great customer service.

          Nik's Catering
          5.0
          from 2 reviews
          • 7 years in business
          Nicole M.
          Verified review

          My name is Janie Elisabeth Beck, Nik's Catering Catered my wedding. I was in need of some one who understood my needs and my tight budget. I didn't have much in the way of a budget. Nik's catering worked with my budget and the food was amazing. We did a self service buffet style cuisine. Nicole suggested Italian because it was cheap and we could get more for our money. I came to Nicole through My best friend Marilyn Watt Nicole is her daughter and she thought that she could help me. Three months prior to my wedding I sat down with Nicole and we went through some sample menus that she prepared for me and how many people I was expecting and set up a few tastings to sample some of the foods to make our final decisions. The day of the wedding things were a little hectic but once the people arrived and the vows were said we all settled up for a party. When we got to the reception hall the tables were set and the food was ready and every thing was good. I was most impressed with the quality of services that Nik's catering provided with a budget of six hundred dollars I fell like I got service of some one who spent thousands. with everything that I got for the services I was extremely happy with the services Nik's catering offered and would use thier services in the future.

          Pat’s Katerin
          5.0
          from 2 reviews
            Tomanica W.
            Verified review

            Every time I have attended an event where Pat’s Katerin has catered the food, it has been nothing but fabulous. The food is always good and hot. A few of my favorites are the assorted cheeseballs, chicken salad, and macaroni & cheese. Their staff are very friendly, professional and accommodating.

            R&S Catering Company
            4.5
            from 2 reviews
              Lydia C.
              Verified review

              They catered an event. They were courteous, prepared, experienced, the food was delicious and the set up was great. I highly recommend R&S Catering for your next event.

              • 8 years in business
              Christina P.
              Verified review

              Mrs. Brown catered my wedding the food was fanatic. The decorations was on point. When my guest and I walked in I couldn't believe how the placed looked. The price for mrs.brown was in my budget if I had a problem she worked with me. My next engagement that I have I will be calling her again. I already refer her to people. 😀

              Val's Soul Food
              1.0
              from 1 review
              • 6 years in business
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              You can tell that I put all the love that I have into my food...the taste...the presentation. I work with you to ensure you get the best value and what you ask for is what you get. I love just seeing people happy. Knowing that I was able to make a great impression and please the palats of my customers and keep them coming back for more.

              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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