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Location 
Guests 
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Description
$ 783
Jan 2008
Fergus Falls, MN
75
Buffet style meal by local catering company  more... close row

Description of service

Preparing and serving of our wedding meal buffet style. Which included Pork chops, Baked Potatoes, Side salad,(which was just lettuce) and Dinner roll. and appetizers for later in the night at the Dance. Which were 2 Chips and Dip trays, 2 Vegetable trays, 2 meat and cracker trays and 5 gallons of punch. Price alson included a $100 tip.

Dinner for 75 @ 7.50 each $562.50

2 meat and cracker trays @ $20 each $40

2 Veg. trays @ $20 each $40

2 chip and dip trays @ $10 each $20

5 Gallons of punch $20


Review of Service

The service was very good the meal was great. We had a local group of women cater our wedding. They were very quick to get everything cleaned up afterwards, and made sure everyone had their fill before taking the food away. The food was hot when it was served. The ladies were very polite. The only down fall was that because of health inspecter rules, we were not able to take the left over food home with us. But we found out that it was all donated to a memorial luncheon for a janitor that had worked at the place where we held our wedding reception.


Tips

You should call around to less known caterers in your area. Just because they arnt well known doesnt mean they dont offer very good food.

Make sure you ask if they offer a tasting of several different foods that they offer.

Ask for refferences.

Go buffet style if you are able to. It is much cheaper then when you have waiters serving the meal.


$ 4300
Apr 2008
Lincoln, Nebraska
300
Appetizers and a trustworthy caterer worked out well  more... close row
$ 4000
Apr 2006
Houston, TX
100
Locally owned full service caterer  more... close row
$ 6860
Jul 2007
Valparaiso, IN
185
Food and open bar at wedding  more... close row
$ 600
Feb 2008
Anaheim, CA
38
40 person wedding reception  more... close row
$ 1800
Jun 2006
Lawndale, CA
90
Food was good with extra beverages included  more... close row
$ 3700
Jun 2006
Dallas, TX
120
Leave room in your wedding budget for good food  more... close row
$ 1500
Jun 2007
Amarillo, TX
150
Food was great, service just OK  more... close row
$ 57
Jun 2006
Trevose, PA
155
Food and drink for wedding guests  more... close row
$ 21000
Dec 2007
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
200
Wedding location and food service  more... close row
$ 8835
Jun 2006
Trevose, Pa
155
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