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Richmond Baby Shower Caterers

Browse these baby shower caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Richmond.

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

Jamie maintained great communication with me and worked with the menu to accommodate the budget for a baby shower with several hosts. Her presentation and food were delicious. I will be using Jamie for my daughter's birthday party as well!

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

Pamela is an outstanding party chef! She has done several dinner parties for me and everyone commented on her delicious and creative delectibes! Pamela's goal is to make her customers happy and she does so with great talent, creativity, the best of food products and her commitment. I recommend Pamela's Party Pantry without reservation. P.S. She also catered my God-daughter's baby shower and it was outstanding!! Annie

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

She did a perfect job with helping me select catering items for a bridal shower, keeping the costs low, and helping me organize the event. She showed up on time and set up all the food for me. She cut the veggie lasagna and started all the burners. She was incredibly pleasant and friendly! It was a perfect experience and the guests loved the food!! I will definitely use her catering services again!

Puddin's Cakes and Catering
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Callie W.
Verified review

Puddin's Cakes and Catering has supplied great food and great service for me and my family time and time again. Between birthdays and baby showers, whatever treats I ask for, they are always delicious and beautifully crafted. Puddin offers wonderful customer service and great prices compared to other delivery-based companies. I would recommend them to any friend!

Swann's Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Carrie B.
Verified review

They did my daughter’s wedding and shower. They think of everything. I was able to relax because it was handled, and done well. I will use them again!

Miss Priss Tea Co.
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Mary Ann H.
    Verified review

    The tea party was beautifully done . The teas were explained by Miss Bradby and the atmosphere was relaxed and fun. Finger sandwiches and scones were presented well and each item was explained. I loved the idea of each party at a different venue. Ideal for a group of friends, family, coworkers or for a more formal bridal tea, baby shower or whatever you can imagine. Simple and elegant.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ramona Coleman C.
    Verified review

    Michelle provided catering service for my daughter's baby shower. She is very organized and timely. The food is delicious and the display is very pleasing. M & W Catering strives for perfection. I recommend them for any function, whether it's a wedding, baby shower, business meeting, party or repass. You will be pleased.

    Cater 2 Events
    5.0
    from 1 review
      MaryBeth H.
      Verified review

      Lona has been my go-to caterer for everything from baby showers, to birthday parties, and wedding receptions for my family. I wouldn't trust anyone else with creating such wonderful food and memories for those I love. Cater 2 Events provides nothing short of Southern Hospitality. Lona is an amazing caterer with an outstanding attitude and personality that makes working with her a joy!

      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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