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Suffolk Local Caterers

Browse these local caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Suffolk.

The Bronx Gourmet
4.7
from 107 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 253 hires on Thumbtack
Nora S.
Verified review

Working with Noemi was wonderful! She has the experience, the knowledge and passion for what she does. I encountered many other caterers or chefs that were not as flexible or knowledgeable as she is!

Mermaid Catering
4.6
from 107 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 186 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie B.
Verified review

My husband and I decided to get married rather quickly and only had 13 days to pull together all the details. Julie at Mermaid Catering was one of the first caterers to respond to my request for a quote. After exchanging a few messages via the Thumbtack site, Julie had a good idea of the type of food items we wanted and was very prompt in responding with a great menu and great price quote. We worked with Julie to secure a bartender. We supplied all the alcohol and Mermaid Catering supplied all the mixers, plates, plastic glasses, etc. The food was delicious, fresh and beautifully presented. Julie was fun and easy to work with, she was prompt getting back to me and arrived at our wedding with ample time to set up. Julie, you did a GREAT job, the food was delicious and the presentation beautiful. Thank you for working with me under such time restraints. We received many compliments on the food and presentation. Thank you SO much for helping to make our wedding perfect!

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Time2Eat LLC
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tasha W.
Verified review

He came and cooked a private dinner for me and my husband! He was so professional and the food was outstanding! I will definitely be using him again.

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

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.

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

Chef Troy did an awesome job. I was very pleased with his & chef Mike's ability to NOT be the typical private chefs. They wowed our guests with not just their food, but also their personalities!!! Awesome job you two!!! Can't wait until the next event. The Zenos'

  • 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
Chris J.
Verified review

I was very impressed with the various entrees Saeed introduced to me ..very timely mannered cook all of the meals were well seasoned to perfection and presented with love.. I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND HOT SALAD CO. TO A FRIEND OR EVENT COORDINATOR..

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
Verified review

First off, I want to say that Chef B is a total professional and culinary genius. We hired Chef B to cook for our wedding rehearsal dinner at our home. We had family and friends flying from all over the country and wanted to make sure they got a great meal of local foods that would be memorable and bring every one together, Chef B completely delivered. To add to the complexity, we live in Williamsburg and the power had been knocked out by the storm that hit on October 11th, with only the gas stove working, Chef B pulled off a miracle and delivered and incredible meal that fed over 40 friends and family by candlelight. Every one raved about the food, Chef B is not only talented but also extremely funny and can easily turn a situation like no electricity into a memorable one. I would absolutely recommend him for any event and we look forward to hiring him in the future for any other events we may have. Thank you to Chef B, we couldn’t have done it without you!!

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.

  • 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.

Bowe Woods Baked Goods
5.0
from 1 review
    Beareather R.
    Verified review

    It's crazy to say, but "Bowe Woods Baked Goods" saved my life October 11, 2015. After being very disappointed with the caterer hired for the "green room guests" at my annual Big Eyed Blues Festival; Bowe Woods Baked Goods saved the day on day 2, with a beautiful dish of chicken and pasta in a decadently seasoned tomato sauce, toppled with fresh mozzarella cheese. Our guests were also presented with a salad that was not only ambrosia for your eyes but for your entire body. Absolutely delicious! Bowe Woods Baked Goods - made with love. Beareather Reddy Big Eyed Enterprises, Inc. - President www.bigeyedblues.org (718) 670-3214 "Keep Blues Alive...Music of the Soul...Let It Live in Brooklyn!"

    About

    I bring 20 years of experience to the table. I give 110% to help make your vision for your event a reality.

    About

    Our company offers event planning, catering and/or bartender services. If you need a party planner, whether it's for your wedding, birthday, wedding anniversary or graduation, my company will make your special events memorable and fun based on your needs. I have been in the event planning business for over 15 years. I am a licensed bartender, wedding officiant and also provide catering services, DJs, cake decorators, bands, comedians and whatever you need for your special event!

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    I am an original homemaker with excellent ideas. I love good food myself and I wouldn't have it any other way for any of my customers

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    We don't have a standard menu. TELL US WHAT YOU LIKE AND WHAT YOU WANT! WE AIM TO PLEASE!!!

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    We are "more than a catering company! We are family owned and committed to developing quality yet professional relationships with our guests. We are providing and combining many of the services needed to host your amazing event! We provide free coordination for many aspects of the planning, taking the stress out of the process, so the guest can have a good time! We genuinely want to help make your event everything you envision it to be. Traditions has an authentic desire to be of service by making your needs our needs for your next event!

    About

    I am a manager of a busy restaurant looking for part-time/extra income. I cook to each individual's oral taste buds to encounter happiness through food consumption and find inner peace and tranquil sleep.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    I love what I do and I am very passionate about food.

    • 8 years in business
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    • 15 years in business
    About

    We are a full service catering service that gives personal service and is chef driven.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    At PMS Deli, we strive to provide the very best for our guests. For us, that means an unwavering commitment to freshness and quality. You'll find it in our hand-tossed made-to-order salads. You'll taste it in our breads fresh from the oven. You'll see it in the swirl of creamy icing on our famous cupcakes, and you'll savor it in our Boar's Head meats and cheeses. There's more to PMS Deli than great food! You'll feel it the moment you walk in the door. It's a place to share laughter, conversation and friendship, over a warm panini, a frothy latte or a fresh-baked muffin. It's a place to grab a quick bite or to enjoy a leisurely lunch. Most of all, it's a place where you can relax and feel at home. We're your neighborhood gathering spot, where you can always count on fresh, delicious food and a warm welcome.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

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