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University Place Birthday Party Caterers

Browse these birthday party caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in University Place.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tracy C.
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We loved EVERYTHING about the Emerald City Cakes team! Excellent food, they were amazing with the guests and very responsive. They even made a special dish for one of our guests who had severe allergies which was so appreciated. Thank you again Paul & Stephanie!

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KT's Hospitality
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brenda P.
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This was for my granddaughters Sweet 16 Birthday Party. We had about 30 guests and we rented a hall. I needed someone to help setup the tables prepare the food and make sure food and drinks didn't run out. I had never thrown a large party like this before and didn't really know what to expect. Jessica came in and asked me some questions as to what I wanted and then took over. She was very professional and very quick. The food and drinks were prepared and displayed perfectly in a buffet style. She even assisted with the birthday cake letting the birthday girl cut the 1st piece and served to the other guests. She also cleaned everything and had the left over food packeged up. I am so glad I hired Jessica and so thankful to her for everything she did. The party wouldn't have been as great if it weren't for her and I certainly wouldn't have been able to relax and enjoy the festivities.

Thyme Well Spent Catering
4.6
from 74 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
Charlyn R.
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I would without a doubt hire Thyme Well Spent Catering in the future, as well as recommend her services to others. In the planning of my wedding celebration, I had a lot of questions about the caterer part of the party. Chantel was extremely pleasant to deal with, always answering every question proposed and assisting to select a menu that would be perfect for our guests. At the wedding reception itself, she showed up well before the party began to place the final preparations on the food and decorate the caterer table in accordance with our selected colors. The food was wonderful and guests quite enjoyed the meal. Chantel went above and beyond helping in other areas to facilitate the party, to include cutting the cakes for guests. I was quite pleased with her services that evening, as she helped to make the party run smoothly and memorable for all in attendance!

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Pacific Northwest Catering
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fasika M.
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Absolutely the BEST experience ever! Everyone raved about the food at the party – and the cake was delicious. I have since passed on their information to several friends with catering needs in the near future. If you are looking for a catering group for any event – look no further. Al and his team are the best!

K & F Catering
4.6
from 45 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Jill P.
Verified review

Francisco was better than I could have possibly hoped for. I had a last minute need for a caterer for dinner for my husband's 50th birthday party, AND needed several accommodations for a variety of food allergies. Not only did Francisco respond to my request quickly and provide delectable allergen free Mexican dinner buffet for 16, he communicated with me to get clarity on the food issues and arrived early, with what we needed. The guests were impressed and I will definitely be using K&F Catering again! (Oh and the price was very reasonable and in line with market rates for his services!)

  • 23 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Jan S.
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Nola and her staff just helped me throw a 50th birthday party for my husband. I hadn't planned a large catered event since my wedding, so I was a little nervous. From the moment I started talking with Nola, her extensive experience was obvious. Not only did she come up with a delicious menu, she also came to our home a month in advance and helped me decide how many tables to rent and the best way to do the layout. I felt the personal visit was above and beyond! The evening of the party, Nola and her staff arrived early and it was amazing watching them work. Not only were they extremely organized, but they worked together well and even went to the trouble of learning many of the guests' names and helped out by taking guests' coats and gifts. Many of our guests commented on how impressed they were with Nola and her staff. The food was amazing, and although I had ordered extra, hoping to have leftovers, everything was devoured with many people going back for more! Nola obviously really enjoys what she does and it showed. I really can't recommend them highly enough. Did I mention my kitchen was cleaner when they left for the night than it was when the party started? Amazing.

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Dogfather Catering
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sue G.
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Stephen catered our party for my daughter's highschool graduation. He and his assistants were awesome! First of all the pizzas were absolutely delicious. Our guests couldn't stop complimenting on how good the food was. He made the party special. He was engaging with the guests, explaining the different kinds and fulfilling requests. He was so wonderful to work with and kept our spirits up when the weather for a planned backyard event turned stormy. He was the best!

Al Lago Ristorante
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Devon D.
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We had Al Lago cater a 40th Birthday Dinner Party for 50 people. The event was success. They were on time and food was fabulous. They hosted the bar and it was a wonderful evening.

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Switchback Kitchen
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Kelly V.
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Brett catered a small Christmas party in my home. The food was great, she was very easy to work with, and I'm thrilled to have found her. I highly recommend her!

Chef Sam
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Roland B.
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Chef Sam is definitely a must at your next gathering. Her ideas are great. Her food is wonderful. Her experience and advice were extremely valuable for my wife's 50th birthday party. Our guests are still raving about the food and service they received at the hand of Chef Sam. We will be using her excellent services in the future and will recommend her to all our friends. Thank you Chef Sam for preparing and delivering our food in such a warm and professional manner. Outstanding!

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Design Perfect Catering
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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We had Design Perfect Catering help us with our holiday party. I was able to pick and choose items for our menu as we have a variety of dietary choices in our group. Response time was that day to the next day - very quickly when setting the menu. Our food was brought promptly at the desired time and was set up so nicely! It was very festive and a beautiful presentation. The food was really good, many compliments were made. Thank you for the great experience!

Savoury Thymes Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Michael V.
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Surprise Birthday Party for my wife. One word: fantastic. Food, service, ease of booking, planning, punctuality, flexibility, price, attitude...all simply fantastic.

Down to Earth Cuisine
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sue-Ann H.
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Chef David Boyd- Private Chef-Down to Earth Cuisine "Delicious, organic, thoughtfully prepared and beautifully plated dishes"- On August 7th I hired Private Chef David Boyd to prepare an Italian Dinner for 10 in my home. (I had offered the "Italian Dinner for 8" as an auction item not knowing at the time who I would hire) He (and his lovely wife, also hired to assist him) arrived at 1pm to begin cooking for the 5:30pm event. Earlier in the week, we met to decide on the menu, appropriate tableware and wine/beverage pairings for the 5 course menu. We went with a Northern Italian theme featuring peaches because they were in season and seafood. I handled the purchase of the wine and cocktail ingredients but paid half of the per person food cost up front so that he could do all the grocery shopping which he did using local fish/meat stores and organically grown fruit and veggies from our area farmers market. He also arrived with all of his own knives and most utensils needed though he did use my mixing bowls and cookware. The entire meal was then prepared in our kitchen. Because he makes everything from scratch like croutons, mayonnaise, sugared garnish for the dessert etc. it is very time consuming, labor intensive and requires full use of your kitchen. He and his wife worked hard and fast for the 4.5 hours before guests arrived. They were conscientious and they cleaned and emptied the garbage etc. as they went. The result was delicious, organic, thoughtfully prepared and beautifully plated dishes that my husband and I were proud to serve to our guests. I would suggest discussing the estimated prep time for individual menu items as well as the per person cost ahead of time. Chef David seems capable of working within any reasonable budget, but he does require a lot of prep time if you choose complex menu items so that factors into his hourly rate. I think the dinner cost me more than what guests paid at the auction but that's totally my fault for not being more clear about my budget and for suggesting such complex ideas like an appetizer of scallops served in some sea shells I had. All in all, it was a very impressive, well paced, 5 course meal, and my guests enjoyed hearing Chef David explain the details of each delicious course as it was served. It was so nice to be able to just relax and enjoy my guests rather than stress about the food and clean-up. A really fun experience! I recommend hiring Chef David Boyd of Down to Earth Cuisine for your next dinner party. - Suzy H.

byMichaelFort
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
Jolina G.
Verified review

Michael is so great at what he does! He has done a lot of work for people I know and I also have personally hired him for a 50th birthday party that I hosted! His upbeat and easy going personality makes it very easy to work with him! I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Island Chef Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Denise S.
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Nichole catered my mother's birthday celebration. Friendly, personable, easy to work with AND great food. What else can one ask for?

Royal India Restaurant
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sue G.
Verified review

Royal India catered my husband's birthday party. Many quests complimented the food. Prior to party, the manager Aeisha met us in person at the restaurant to sample food and select menu. She made great recommendations. The buffet they set looked beautiful.

Entropy Cooks
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie H.
Verified review

Shauna did a beautiful job for our party to celebrate my daughter's college graduation. The entire process was stress free and the food was delicious and beautifully presented (especially the antipasto platters).

  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel P.
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I was looking for an unusual meal for my birthday dinner and Hamid's food was fantastic. We had chicken with olives, a spinach appetizer, and an amazing eggplant dish. He arrived right on time and had everything under control. We were able to completely relax while we enjoyed the food, wine and our company. I'm so glad we hired him and stayed in for dinner.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna B.
Verified review

I needed a caterer for a wedding reception and initially clung to the first caterer to respond. Before I found Bert, I had a caterer who didn’t communicate anything, and was very pricy. Finally, a month before my reception date, I decided to scope out other options. My experience with Bert was outstanding from the very start. He didn’t just introduce himself, he had an entire portfolio together with sample menus, pricing and scenarios. His pricing is out of this world, and it includes everything from awesome customer service to impromptu wedding planning! He not only helped me with my food choices, but he also had recommendations on what works best at receptions for setup and execution. He met on location prior to go over everything, and he’ll even chill your beverages the night before. I can’t say enough about the kindness and professionalism of his staff. The food was amazing and cooked fresh on site. I would not hesitate to use Bert in the future, and I would recommend him to everyone and anyone. Thank you for making a nervous day sail smooth!!

Royal Creation Events
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Sharon S.
Verified review

Steven helped me with planning a birthday party located in Tacoma WA at the Start Center facility. We worked on it for about 3 to 4 days;he put in long hours in making centerpieces look fabulous for the set the theme of the event. Steven impressed me by his commitment, dedication and passion to providing top notch service ensuring the finish product meets the customer's satisfaction. He has shown his ability to go and beyond what's expected by providing his expert knowledge in taking the event up a level if this customer so desire. He is a great problem solver; flexible in meeting the customer needs. He is a great event planner and would definitely recommend him to others.

Stella Maris Kitchen
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Eunice F.
Verified review

I am a foodie so when i saw fliers inviting for a free food tasting at Stella Maris Kitchen i could not miss it! I was amazed at the quality and variety of the food that was available!! Menu consisted of delightful African dishes, tasty Italian pastas, gourmet American burgers, salads, sandwiches etc. What i liked most was the fact that everything on the menu was the healthy version: no sugar or additives. I raved about them in the office and we had them cater for our Christmas party and everyone loved the food. They have since catered two company birthday parties and a recent send-off party for a member of my staff. The latter event was impromptu yet hot, freshly prepared salmon sandwiches, shrimp pasta salad, garden salad, Jollof rice and tasty sauteed greens for 50 people was delivered at short notice I will certainly recommend you try them!!

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