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Island Girls Catering
4.7
from 37 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jonathan E.
Verified review

Carol catered a 50th anniversary party we planned for my parents. She was very easy to work with and there was plenty of food! If you are catering an event in the Stanwood area, I recommend calling Island Girl's.

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Dogfather Catering
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Breanna L.
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Couldn't be more happier with my decision to go with Dogfather catering. Stephen went above and beyond to make sure our wedding went perfectly. He was more than happy to accommodate all our wants and needs and the whole process was stress free. Everyone loved his pizzas and the gourmet hot dog cart. Not to mention all his salads are delicious and a huge hit. Aside from his food, his staff is friendly and professional, they did all the could to make things run smoothly. I would highly recommend him to anyone and I still cannot thank him enough for all his hard work!

Catering By Tara Helm
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannie S.
Verified review

Tara and her team made my event as special as I hoped it would be. They arrived on time, set up a beautiful service, cooked spectacular food, and served everything in a professional, friendly manner. Tara was responsive leading up to the event, never made me feel that my questions were an interruption or bother. I highly recommend, and will call Tara for any future catering needs I may have. Thank you again for exceeding my expectations!!

Joy Max Catering
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Marisa S.
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We recently used Joy Max Catering on 4/13 and the feedback from the staff was good. I really liked the willingness to work around the food allergies of some of our staff. The portions were just right and we had just a little leftover for those that wanted seconds. Would recommend to others and would use again in future quarterly luncheons.

Danasue Inc.
4.1
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nedra G.
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THANK YOU Dana Sue, Inc. for making my fund-raising, sit-down, Irish Experience dinner party (in my home) a dazzling event! From the well-selected table toppers to the delicate silver and place settings, to the exquisite cheese trays and beverage table, not to mention the efficient, witty and professional manner in which all were provided and dispatched, my guests were charmed and delighted. Your elegant touch to my event was absolutely perfect! The American Heart Association also thanks you!

Twist Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Britta H.
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When it came to food for our wedding, that was the part my husband wanted to choose. He is a chef, so it really meant a lot to him that our menu was phenomenal. After venue searching at resorts, we became discouraged with their preset menus with typical wedding food. We then decided to go with a venue where we could hire a caterer. Once the venue manager found out my husband's occupation, she immediately referred us to Twist Catering, stating they were for "foodies." We live here locally, so we were able to visit them for a tasting. It was out of this world. Chef Joel prepared everything for us, as discussed each menu item with us. We met with him numerous times, he helped me with the set up of everything, suggestions, he was there every step of the way for us during the wedding planning process. He even stopped by at the wedding to check on us. And the final menu chosen for the wedding was insane. I'm at the age where a lot of my friends are getting married, as well as attending weddings & all of the guests commented on how exceptional the food was. My husband & I have both worked in restaurants for many years, and know good service can be difficult to find. The food was delivered promptly, and the servers & bartenders were on point. They constantly checked on myself, as well as my husband & his family to keep our drinks full. Between the food, the exceptional service, & the kind treatment we received, it was truly memorable.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie D.
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We had a great experience with Weddings and Events by Chef Berttron. Chef and his crew came to my house to cater our company Christmas Party. They whipped out a full dinner for 27 people, set-up everything, helped me with my final cleaning and decorating and were on top of it all throughout the night. We were all impressed!

The Salted Fig
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erin S.
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I have been a guest at several private dinner parties catered by Jen from the Salted Fig. These parties are by invitation only and promise a culinary journey you won't forget- and they deliver! Jen's menus are creative, cohesive, and absolutely delicious. The meals always feel so personal and nurturing, like she knew exactly what I wanted to eat, even though she is cooking for 20 of us. I would highly recommend The Salted Fig for any catering needs, especially if you are looking to serve up quality, excellence, and passion with every bite!

Stick it or Stuff it
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christine B.
Verified review

Very professional, punctual and a great value for their catering service. Very pleased!

Cafe' Burlington
3.5
from 2 reviews
  • 89 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry R.
Verified review

Chef Brad produced a fine meal (the crab salad and clam chowder were exceptional). The portions were enormous. Our only criticism was the pace of the four course dinner: it could have been slower and more leisurely. Then again, perhaps that much food just took longer to consume.

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I find love and passion in my work. Every plate is made with love and comfort in mind, body and spirit

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We offer authentic Japanese and Korean catering and delivery. We have the taste of old Japan and Korea delivered fresh to you and your party!

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Simply Seasoned seasoned simply! How better to respect our food products from the Pacific Northwest. Whether your needs are for a special diet, weekday meals or weekend entertaining Simply Seasoned starts with the freshest ingredients. Your meals will be prepared according to your specifications, dietary needs, or whatever your fancy. Chef Edie Pierson started her business as a personal chef in 2000. Now as a full service catering and meal delivery business she delivers meals to individuals, couples and families along with catering weddings, corporate meetings, parties, open houses, meetings and get together. Even though her business as grown she still respects the food, making everything from scratch with love!

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I provide In-home meals, Cooking classes, Catering, Shopping, family menu development and Kitchen design Consulting.

  • 4 years in business
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We come from a family that has always had a passion for food, i can seriously say we all stayed in the food industry because of our passion for it and our background, not only do we enjoy working with food we also get to work with wonderful people that need our help not only in choosing what items to add to their speacial event but also in meeting their needs wether it's budget, Allergy, or any other special needs.We are very focused on local, organic, and sustainable food we also play a big role in being Environmentally Freindly.

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We are a full-service caterer. We are located in Whatcom County, near Bellingham in Washington state. We are able to cater in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. We are able to work within almost any budget, and can perform any desired cuisine. We are tremendously user-friendly, and we care about what we do, from the food to our customer relations.

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Born in Bellingham, Northwest Eats Catering Co. brings creative, gourmet dining to your events and parties. Specializing in on-site preparation of fresh, local ingredients, they bring sophisticated snacks, hearty and healthy meals, and a dedication to Pacific Northwest hospitality and professionalism that is often lacking in the catering industry. Our chef partners will build a menu specifically for your event, lifestyle, and budget, and with over 40 years of industry relationships know how to maximize the bounty of farmers, bakers, and local craftsmen to create something truly special.

  • 26 years in business
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Taste and personality.

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Chandara House offers authentic Thai cuisine and is located in Lynden, WA. Dine in, takeout, and catering services are available.

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We provide pleasurable dining experiences by serving meals made from only the freshest ingredients and cooked by our chefs with many years in their profession. While offering high quality at very reasonable prices, it is our mission to make your visit to Jalapenos restaurants memorable. We also offer catering services, either delivered or in our separate catering/event room at our Barkley Village location for up to 50 persons or up to 500 persons anywhere in Whatcom County. We can make your next business luncheon or engagement party memorable with menus that are designed to meet your needs and budget. And, don't forget about our famous "big mama" margarita that's voted best in Bellingham by the Western Front newspaper.

  • 8 years in business
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Your event should showcase your unique flair. The team at Romance Catering designs custom menus for every special occasion. Each of our menu options is accompanied by a wide variety of beverages including infused waters, fresh juices, sodas and custom created cocktails. We've got all of the beverage and food needs for your event covered.

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 Catering Services

Seattle, WA

  • Type of catering needed
    I'm not sure yet
  • Cuisine type
    American - casual, American - formal
  • Number of guests
    40-60
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Details
    This is a sweet 16 party. It is formal, masquerade ball themed. I'm not sure yet if I will do a sit down dinner, or a buffet. Honestly I'm trying to do this on a budget, so please give me a quote for whichever would be cheaper! Thanks so much!
  • $20
    Average price

Need a Caterer on 7th September 2013

Seattle, WA

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet - self-service
  • Cuisine type
    Italian, Mexican/Latin, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Number of guests
    25-40
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • $496.63
    Average price

Need a Caterer for a Wedding

Shelton, WA

  • Type of catering needed
    Buffet - with servers
  • Cuisine type
    BBQ
  • Number of guests
    60-80
  • Additional Service(s)
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Details
    In Shelton wa. wedding at 3 reception at 330, Outdoor BBQ catering job. Would like full service. For wedding!
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