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Mequon Food Catering Companies

Browse these food catering companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Mequon.

Dinners with Class, LLC
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa M.
Verified review

We were celebrating my Mom's 70th Birthday. We wanted a 7 course dinner. I gave Chef James a general overview of what I wanted and he put together a perfect menu. Most importantly his execution was on point. Every plate. Every guest is still talking about it. I am in the food business and have been for 22 years so I assure you the bar was set high. The presentation was picture perfect and utilized unique and yet very appropriate dishes. It was a classy experience. The class was fun and gave everyone the ability to recreate part of the evening. (Or at least attempty to). And clean up was impressive. Not a spot was missed. Once we agreed on the menu there was nothing for me to do besides show up with our guests hungry. Price was definitely fair. I hope to have a need to hire Chef James again. Thank you for your role in what was a perfect evening.

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky L.
Verified review

Frankie's was professional, friendly, flexible and the food was simply outstanding! The portions were generous and everyone raved about the taste! This was a work event, over 200 served and not one bad comment. Will definitely hire them again!

Amanda Weber Events
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Janet F.
Verified review

This was a wonderful experience! Amanda did everything expected and some with the food, display, work !!! Just so fun !!!!

  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl P.
Verified review

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!

Tammy Hobson
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Walter P.
    Verified review

    Very Professional and the food was Amazing! Highly Recommend!😃

    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.

      Ono Kine Grindz
      4.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 9 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Elaine E.
      Verified review

      I can highly recommend David and Guy and Ono Kine Grindz for your wedding reception or any and all catering needs - big or small. David and Guy did a FANTABULOUS JOB catering our wedding. They provided not only excellent food for our guests on August 30th 2014, but they gave the gift of that Hawaiian family love to everyone. From the first meeting to go over the menu and our budget with Guy, to the day of the event -- everything went so smoothly. David and Guy were both so wonderful in how they responded to my numerous phone calls with changes to the menu, special dietary requests, modifications to the final head count and my own wedding jitters, David even made me sit down and relax and have a cup of Kona coffee with him. He reassured me that everything was going to be great and not to worry. And it was! It was! What caterer does that for a client? We served succulent Kalua Pig -- Hawaiian pulled BBQ pork, Char Siu chicken -- delectable tangy grilled boneless thighs, purple rice, kim chee, savory and lightly spiced macaroni salad, and a delicious carrot and pineapple slaw, plus a lovely vegetarian pasta salad for our vegetarian guests. They even made a lovely grilled seitan burger with mango salsa for a vegan friend. It smelled so good and tasted fabulous. Service was buffet style and yet the servers went above and beyond, clearing tables, asking people if they could bring them anything else. People are still talking about how awesome the food was, and the best thing about it is we still eat Ono Kine Grindz food and knowing we can anytime we want is such a gift! And we love stopping in to say hello to David and Guy and the rest of the team at OKG. It's so much more than just the food.

      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!

      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.

      About

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

      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 Cater Private/Business Parties as well as provide private culinary lessons for all types of cuisines. I am a European trained chef. As Well As Traveled In Over 96 Countries In The Last 26 Years.

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      7 Sisters & 7 Suns specializes in farm to table cooking, including vegan, vegetarian, and raw organic. Tess Kenney has been professionally cooking for over 20 years, cutting her teeth in rock and roll catering with XLC Catering. Tess has served food to everyone, from The Rolling Stones and Tom Petty to Lauren Hill and Beyonce. Extreme attention to detail and using only the best and most healthy ingredients, 7 Sisters & 7 Suns has the reputation of the best catering in all of Riverwest because they aim to please and take great care in creating a menu that meets your specific dietary needs.

      About

      I have done a lot of catering for a lot of small business in the past 3 years. I offer a lot of soul food and barbecues.

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

      About

      I cook soul food. I really can cook whatever you want: greens, fried chicken, fish cabbage, and homemade cornbread.

      • 18 years in business
      About

      I offer full-service catering. No event is too small or too large, and the menu is based on clients’ likes. I will travel to clients.

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      i let customer dictate what they want and how they prefer it done cooking is not a job its a passion so its like not working at all!

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      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 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!

      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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