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Franklin Bar Caterers

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Dinners with Class, LLC
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Working with Chef James was great. This was my first time using catering for a party. He made the process of creating the menu very easy. He did a great job of explaining the quote and communication of the itinerary the day of the event. Last but most importantly the food was spectacular. Everyone at the party was raving.

  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel I.
Verified review

Heather and Sara did an outstanding job for my wedding! We had a mix of beer, wine, and cocktails, and they were able to keep a crowd of 200 happy and supplied with drinks throughout the night. Heather was so nice to work with, she was easy to get in touch with and was flexible when I gave her detailed instructions/info about my needs for the event. Throughout the event, the bar/drinks was one of the few things I didn't need to worry about as it was clear they were on top of making sure everything went smoothly. Highly recommended!!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Gretchen D.
Verified review

We hired Diana for a family party. The guests all raved about how great the food was. We will certainly use Diana again for future parties. She brought much more food than I anticipated and made the event a success. I highly recommend her for party catering.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janet F.
Verified review

We had a great experience working with Donna. She was extremely responsiveness during the entire process, from planning to day-of. Donna also understood our specific needs and was happy to adapt the menu and services for us. The food was excellent. The most compliments from the diners praised the beef tenderloin tips. The green beans almandine were nice and crisp (not all overcooked and limp). The Bistro chicken had a very good flavor, although some pieces were just a bit dry. But everyone did enjoy all the food, and had nothing but compliments for the caterer. The staff was easy to work with, professional, and friendly. We were happy with how it all came together, and would recommend Frankies.

Heavenly Helpings llc
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Willey M.
Verified review

Heavenly helpings catered our wedding and it was awesome! They also catered our grandsons pool party with a gorgeous Sesame Street theme! I highly recommend them for all of your catering needs!

Chef Paul Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
Verified review

Chef Paul Catering was exactly what I was looking for in a full service caterer. They took care of everything and the food was wonderful. They worked so quietly and neatly that I hardly knew they were in our home. I will definitely use them again and recommend them.

Catered Dreams
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Toya J.
Verified review

I have had great experiences working with Catered Dreams. Ms. Smith is very helpful in providing options when planning the Catering experience. I just love her cupcakes, very good and fulling and best of all she very creative which choosing flavors!!!

Mr. Tony's BBQ
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Sue B.
    Verified review

    nothing is better than a bbq party at home catered by Mr. Tony!!!! He is very accomodating to menu odeas and the food is fantastic. He caters are annual party and everyone loves it.

    Taste of Luv Catering
    4.5
    from 2 reviews
      Shelita F.
      Verified review

      I reached out to Taste of Luv Catering due to a referral and they came through for my family. The dinner was superb. Everyone enjoyed it. We will definitely keep you in mind t he next time we need this done. Also, we will commend your services to other people. Thanks so much. -Mr. Horton

      Chef Brothers Creations
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 8 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Dion J.
      Verified review

      Very good service and Proffeaional. The food was so good. I highly recommend them to anyone.

      Sheila Teruty
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Trevor T.
        Verified review

        Sheila was a bartender for my hotel bar and she was exceptionally pleasant to all of the guests, which is incredibly important in the hotel/hospitality industry where we want to impress people and strengthen our relationships with our business clients so they continue to come back or recommend our property. Sheila has a diverse lifestyle which allowed her to bond through conversation and prompt and professional service with many of our guests. She is very knowledgeable about the city and things to do which made people feel quite comfortable and fulfilled when they encountered Sheila at our main bar. It would also be remiss of me to not mention that Sheila is very easy on the eyes. Thanks for reading!

        About

        My service stands out because./ Once you get to eat BAbay's cooking you will continue wanting to eat my cooking.

        About

        We are here to help with all of your catering needs. No matter the size of the event, we can cater to your needs.

        About

        We are offering delectable delights from Italian classics to home-style southern meals and from Mediterranean delights to fiery Spanish cuisine. We have a menu that is dedicated to healthy kids' cravings and vegan and vegetarian meals. Sweet Pea's caters to any palette! Whether you're entertaining for a family reunion, a wedding, honoring a grad student, or looking for our new personalized weekly meals that are healthy meals, pre-cooked, individually packed and come with instructions and all, brought right to your door and ready to re-heat in minutes, Sweet Pea's Catering will meet all of your needs. We take great pride in providing our clients with a prompt response, high-quality food and professional service at a great price. Contact Heidi today for menu and pricing!

        About

        I've been a cook for over 30 years. I would like to cook for people in their home for home-cooked meals. I enjoy what I do.

        About

        I am willing to do cooking for parties, weddings, anniversaries and whatever the occasion is. I have been state certified since 1996 and have started catering in 2009. I love to cook, and I cook to please. No occasion is too small or too large.

        • 27 years in business
        About

        We custom cater! We will create a menu for you from Vegan, Vegetarian, for the Carnivore in you or any there in between. We know you will love our ideas, but we are happy to include yours as well. Include a family favorite or give us a shot at making your personal best. We are here to set up, cook and clean up for you.

        About

        We offer full service on- and off-site catering. We are located inside the VFW. We have two halls for rent. We do decorating for events. We offer very reasonable prices, and are willing to work with all budgets. We have full service daily restaurant open to the public. We have Friday fish fry. We will deliver food to your place of choice. We do bulk orders for pick up only. Call us for more information or to order take out meals.

        About

        I offer private and event catering. I am specializing in meal planning, personal event catering and building your special night with friends and family.

        About

        We provide personal catering for one to six people. We have versatile menus. We requires a free pre-meal consultation for food selection and budgeting.

        • 14 years in business
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        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 Bartender

        New Berlin, WI

        • Event Type
          Corporate event
        • Vibe
          Low key / casual
        • Venue details
          Public venue - please describe (new apartment community grand opening)
        • Beverage types
          Wine
        • Alcohol and beverage supply
          Host will supply the drinks
        • Estimated guest count
          25-40
        • Bar needed?
          No, the venue has a bar
        • Tip jars allowed?
          No - host will cover gratuity
        • Additional services or supplies
          Set up: No, Clean up: No, Food service: No, Glassware: Yes, Disposable cups: Yes, Coolers: No, Garnishes: No
        • Details
          Will be a mix of people from corporate offices, building operations and potential customers. We will be serving finger foods to the guests. The bar is by a pool. There will also be live music.
        • $108.33
          Average price
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