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Germantown Home Caterers

Browse these home catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Germantown.

Dinners with Class, LLC
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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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.

Eco Home Services
4.1
from 32 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Alish C.
Verified review

Eco Home Services was a great company to work with. Great value and excellent work. Very detailed cleaning which our house really needed. Will definitely use again!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ron H.
Verified review

The entire experience was great. Donna and frank were great to work with. Donna worked with me to create the menu and appropriate portion size for the number of guests. Food was great, folks commented that the food was home made and delicious. I will recommend Frankie’s as a great catering service. Wife and I will try their restaurant next.

The Brew City Homemaker LLC
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jack Z.
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Had to leave for meetings and class came home to a very clean house. Jess is very nice and energetic, will definitely hire again.

Amanda Weber Events
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Heather S.
Verified review

Our entire experience, from planning to the night of cooking was entirely what we expected and more! The whole event was exceptional. I would highly recommend Amanda, she is wonderful!

  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen S.
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A true professional with a sophisticated palate- can cook or demonstrate any level skill you might require. She has often prepared my own recipes with ease and comfort. She and her team are equally adept preparing and serving for a small group or a very large number with equal results. Holiday cooking is a snap to serve with her freshly prepared foods ready to serve in your home in your own kitchen. Fantastic, easy to understand directions. No matter what she serves or teaches you, you will feel you are in the very best hands with true professional skills. Her company name is well-chosen. Chef Becca cooks with true heart. You won't be disappointed.

  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl P.
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Matthew has done many different kinds of catering events for me (snacks for large groups to full dinners). Always prepared, great ideas on menu, fun flavors, and kind personality. Looking forward to more events in 2014!

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

    Fusion & Spice Catering
    4.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Randy R.
    Verified review

    Outstanding in every way. From design, predation, and presentation!

    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 do banquets and catering. Our facility has great food, service and a very large dance floor in the area. Our new all-inclusive wedding package is great for brides who want to do one-stop shopping! Our catering has a wide variety of food choices, or we can cater a menu to suit your special party. We also do casino parties, balloon decorating, cake decorating and theme parties. Please call us or visit our web page.

    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.

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    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.

    • 14 years in business
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    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.

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    We provide full-service corporate and social catering and bartending services inside and outside Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

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

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    From corporate catering to weddings, funerals, showers, formal catering or casual, Linstrom's Catering does it all.

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    We are an Asian restaurant specializing in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese dishes. We are willing to cater and meet any of our customers' needs.

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

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    We are a full-service caterer for 2 to 2000. Our head chef is from Louisiana and specializes in Cajun/Creole cuisines and Southern style comfort foods, but no cuisine is too simple or too challenging for us to make a superior meal for our clientele.

    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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