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Island Girls Catering
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim W.
Verified review

Carol was so great to work with in catering our son's bar mitzvah. She was friendly and flexible. I changed part of the menu the day before our event and she rolled with it. I was very happy with her service the day of our event as well. She was attentive during serving hours, the food presentation was lovely and clean up was fast and efficient. She made our event so enjoyable and stress free. I will call on her again when our other 2 children have their bar/bat mitzvahs.

  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sandee O.
Verified review

We hired Noah to prepare and serve a brunch for 18 people @ a private home. He and his food were outstanding! I have catered many an event and seldom is it perfect. This was everything I could have hoped for and more. by the way, he is also very professional.

chef Phillip Malouf
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Denise B.
    Verified review

    The food was perfectly prepared,excellent presentation,and outstanding taste. I recommend him for your catering needs.You rock Phil!

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Gwendolyn H.
    Verified review

    Dede catered our wedding and provided set-up and clean-up services. She did an OUTSTANDING job. My husband who is ordinarily very frugal (let's just say, I am the one who tips our servers or we would not be welcomed back customers) was so impressed he handed me a $100 in cash to tip her because he was so impressed with all she had done for our wedding. Even though it was only her and her daughter, the two of them did above and beyond service for 55+ people, smiled, and just generally, handled everything so I did not have to even think about anything. Everything looked beautiful and was executed flawlessly. Although we had another venue cook (our special restaurant from our first date), Dede handled the pickup, the delivery, the setup, the serving, the cleaning, and even took back all of the hot boxes and equipment to the restaurant so all I had to do was pick up our deposit. She made my special day, easy and worry-free, and that is that is priceless. I will say, that I have had the pleasure to be able to try a few of Dede's dishes since that day, as she has served them at other gatherings that I have attended. While she was not catering, and was, herself, a guest, her food was phenomenal. If we need to use a catering service, we will not only think about Dede's prompt, amazing, efficient, worry-free service, we will definitely use her to make our affair delicious. She is without hesitation STELLAR and I can't thank her enough for all she did to make our special day even more AMAZING!

    • 3 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Jane T.
    Verified review

    Brooke was very professional, organized and dependable. The food was delivered on time and was delicious. She had all the plates, bowls, forks and serving spoons. Our event was a success!

    Tasteful-Delights
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 5 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Christine H.
    Verified review

    Hal was prompt in getting me a bid for our Office Party. We came up with a wonderful menu that is affordable. He made an appointment to come out and look at our home and was prompt and courteous. Dec 14th is our party will let you know how it goes!

    • 4 years in business
    Jmg G.
    Verified review

    Shelby and Chef Cope do an outstanding job of listening to our needs and crafting the perfect menu for our events: creative, fresh and beautifully presented. We receive many compliments from our guests on the quality of the catering; the delicious and unique selections. The Market Fresh team's great work elevates the level of our events. Thank you! Joan Garrow, Executive Director, Port Gamble S'Klallam Foundation

    About

    The Midnight Kitchen caters soirees of all sorts on Whidbey Island, WA. Their menus are created with your ideas, using the best local ingredients the season has to offer. The Midnight Kitchen Catering Company has been catering to Whidbey Island since 2007. The laid-back yet attentive and professional service is matched by the emphasis on tasty, approachable food. The clients' input and Whidbey Island's farms are the inspiration for The Midnight Kitchen's menus. Their experience in combining food, service and event coordination are valuable in making your event a success.

    About

    I provide services in bartending, catering and event planning. I have numerous years of bartending experience and also have worked within the food service industry as a server/hostess/banquet supervisor/catering and event coordinator. I am very efficient and would love to speak with you about your wants and needs.

    About

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

    • 17 years in business
    About

    Scratch made BBQ at its best, from sauces to seasonings, it just doesn't get any better. True flavors of the Northwest, smoked low and slow over apple and cherry wood. From old family recipes to seasonal items, they never disappoint.

    About

    Our menus are designed around the availability of quality ingredients, with an emphasis on local, organic, and sustainable whole foods and always including: - Organic, unbleached, and local flowers and whole grains - Organic dehydrated cane juice, organic sucanat, or local raw honey - Fresh, local dairy and eggs (cage, hormone, and antibiotic free) - Organic and locally grown produce - Island pasture-raised meats A strong commitment to these standards will ensure culinary creations that bring health to both ourselves and our community.

    About

    I have been a culinary professional for over twenty years. I have owned and operated a personal Chef/Catering business as well as owned and operated a Deli and small restaurant. I have cooked for a number of restaurants over the years and am currently a Chef with a Corporate Hotel on the Puget Sound. I am now in the process of transitioning back into being self employed so that I can focus on creativity and quality cooking. I offer personal chef packages. This is a service where I will come to your home once or twice monthly and prepare meals for you and your family for up to a month, two weeks or as needed. Included in this service is all grocery shopping, set up, prep and cook meals and clean up. Meals will be portioned to your size specifications and frozen or refrigerated as needed with re-heating instructions. Initial consultation will determine your dietary needs and likes. I also offer small scale catering services for up to fifty persons.Dinner parties,celebrations, gatherings of any sort.

    • 5 years in business
    About

    Tarragon and Thyme was created by two people who love the food and beverage industry, and if combined, they have 24 years of catering experience, specializing in unique location, amazing food and dramatic presentation. From 10 to 300 people, we always strive to match our menus to our clients' needs. We do plated meals, buffet style or multiple stations, or we can simply drop off your meal. We always try to use local ingredients and the freshest in season produce. We will build a menu for your taste and budget, or you can choose from one of our many exciting menus.

    About

    We offer full service catering. We provide custom menu planning, delicious food, and professional service.

    About

    I am a freelance caterer with more than 30 years of food service management and catering experience. I am currently employed at Camano Center.

    • 17 years in business
    About

    From corporate events to weddings, our team provides quality food and services.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    We are a full-line caterer with excellent references. We have a sit down or buffet service. Tell us what your budget is and we will make up at least three proposals. We are very competitive price wise and believe in only the finest product.

    About

    I'm more of a girl Friday caterer. I can do from menu to clean up, or just come in and put it together. There is a 3-hour minimum. I am ServSafe certified with 19 years of food service experience. Catering is hard, but it is a rewarding work that I love.

    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.

    Do you tip a wedding caterer?

    Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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    Need a Caterer on July 13, 2013

    Bellevue, WA

    • Type of catering needed
      Cocktail party
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - casual
    • Number of guests
      40-60
    • Details
      SUPER casual!! interesting munchies, cheeses... veggies, maybe a signature plate
    • $905.67
      Average price

    Need a BBQ Catering Service on June 1, 2013

    Seattle, WA

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - self-service
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      American - casual, BBQ
    • Number of guests
    • Details
      Bachelor party looking to have a nice BBQ catered at the house we are renting. Has a BBQ so could possibly come over and grill.
    • $557.08
      Average price

    Need a Catering Service for a Retirement Party

    Redmond, WA

    • Type of catering needed
      Buffet - with servers
    • Interested in following cuisine(s)
      Other (Pancakes and bacon)
    • Number of guests
    • Additional Service(s)
      Beverages (non-alcoholic)
    • Details
      Retirement party Sunday, June 15th for 12 to 18 mostly women
    • $139.29
      Average price
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