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Recent Catering reviews

Amazing. Thanks so much for mixing up such an epic night!

Mix up a storm - Cocktail bartender at Home

$150

Excellent work!

Business Dinner Photography

$300

Thanks for your help on Saturday Deb - the cocktails were great and all your help genuinely appreciated. Thanks :)

Bar tender / Cocktail maker

$100

Great job and easy to work with.

Bbq and pizza oven clean

$120

Nausheen is a professional and creative photographer also friendly to work with.

Product photography - coffee bags

$100

Carlos is the man for the job! Highly recommend

Professional Cocktail Maker/Mixologist

$150

What's the average cost of a caterer

$150 - $343

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$150

median

$225

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$343

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Best rated breakfast caterers near me

Recent Breakfast Catering reviews

Petrus came and cooked for my wife and friends. He did an absolutely amazing job and the breakfast was delicious. Very professional and arrived with his own gear as well. We would highly recommend using Petrus for a home restaurant experience.

Chef/professional cook for breakfast (4 ppl) in K

$60

Stanley cooked a special breakfast for our daughters 14th Birthday. What a truly amazing event. Menu catered to my daughters special requests. Food was just exceptional and unbelievably delicious. But SO MUCH food Stanley!! I would recommend Stanley without hesitation and we will be having you back sometime. Thank you for everything - including a wonderful rendition of Happy Birthday.

Cook breakfast for Daughters 14th Birthday

$200

Very reliable, very professional. Thank you again

Waiter for breakfast shifts

$385

Legend. So efficient and easy going.

Boozy breakfast helper

$80

Great job. Highly recommended

Deliver breakfast from cafe

$15

Words cannot describe the exquisite photography Ken delivered and his professionalism from start to beginning. I highly recommend him

Photography of Bed'n Breakfast -Phillip Island

$500

What's the average cost of a breakfast caterer

$175 - $387

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$175

median

$220

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$387

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Average reviews for Breakfast Catering Services

based on 14 reviews

5

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Best rated brunch caterers near me

Recent Brunch Catering reviews

The best!! Can’t wait wait to use Stanley again

Looking for an experienced bartender for a brunch at home (approx 20)

$200

Prompt and reliable service. Great tasting, freshly made and clean food. Honest and nice, down to earth people.

Cater Brunch / High Tea for a family of 10

$5

Rod did a wonderful job bartending our brunch. I wouldn’t hesitate to hire him again.

Help bartend my brunch

$200

Perfect, such great food and service. Samantha was lovely

Personal chef for brunch at home - 6 people

$300

Beautiful food, great service thank you!

Chef / catering for a Boxing Day brunch

$795

Amazing food (all gluten free!), well thought out menu, friendly and professional!

Private chef to cook brunch for 4

$400

What's the average cost of a brunch caterer

$250 - $450

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$250

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$390

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$450

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Average reviews for Brunch Catering Services

based on 7 reviews

5

7
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Best rated lunch catering experts near me

Recent Lunch Catering reviews

Wow, 5* experience from start to finish. A pleasure to deal with and wonderful chef - arrived on time communicated well took care of everything and cleaned up after. The food was fantastic and Samantha was a pleasure to have in our home - definitely recommend!!

Private Chef - Lunch for 2 people

$350

Amazing addition to the party. Kat ran the bar like a boss

Bartending / hosting at a birthday lunch

$180

amazing service thanks so much!

Help at Christmas party lunch, food prep and clean

$200

Matti is a SUPERSTAR! She was the best. She came to my house to waitress and was incredible. She's so organised and efficient and did an amazing job serving guests, cleaning up etc. I'm so thankful I found her and would recommend her for lots of tasks. She's really easy to communicate with and has great initiative. Thank you for making my birthday lunch such a success!

Waitress at lunch tomorrow

$120

Bexs was an absolute joy to have helping us. Kind, calm and highly competent. She worked independantly and also followed any direction. I would get her back in a second! What a find!

Bar person helper for Sunday lunch 11.30 am - 3.30

$120

Thank you Jade for all your help at the baby shower! Punctual, friendly and reliable. Jade helped prepare the food and served our guests. Highly recommend!

Waitress/ Lunch clean up

$120

What's the average cost of a lunch catering expert

$130 - $260

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$130

median

$190

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$260

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Average reviews for Lunch Catering Services

based on 101 reviews

4.91

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Best rated dinner catering experts near me

Recent Dinner Catering reviews

Wonderfully cooked and made for a great evening..

Birthday dinner - chef quality

$500

Thanks Chef T for a great night , catering for my 50th Birthday with a fabulous 3 course meal including home made ravioli demonstration with the kids . And spotless kitchen to finish the night . Highly recommended

Home cooking class for dinner party

$200

We hired George for a dinner party and he worked so well with the other musicians on trumpet and made the night one to remember I will definitely be hiring him again for our next event! He was super professional and so happy we found him!

Dj needed for pre drinks a dinner party for 2hrs

$240

Just perfect! Absolutely made our night, can't wait to do it again.

I need dinner party chef in Morayfield

$300

Just wow! Cooked an incredible vegan meal for myself and a fish meal for my girlfriend. Went above and beyond! And oh my, the vegan cake, we can't stop drooling. Thanks Juvena - superstar!!

Cook Dinner for 2 People

$70

Boyle S was an outstanding help for my dinner tonight. Nothing was too much trouble and she went above and beyond to ensure a successful evening. I would highly recommend her.

Help with cleaning at dinner

$80

What's the average cost of a dinner catering expert

$125 - $280

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$125

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$180

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$280

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Average reviews for Dinner Catering Services

based on 298 reviews

4.9

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Finding food catering near you starts with putting up a task. What kind of catering services do you need? Is it for a wedding, a corporate event, or a simple gathering in your house? Make sure to include details like locations, dietary requirements, number of pax, and budget.

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Top Catering related questions

Food catering prices can start as low as $10 and go as high as $180 per head. The cost of catering depends on the type of event, the kind of food, and the number of people. 

This depends on the menu your selected Tasker offers. You can make your choice of cuisine, like French, Italian, or Japanese. Alternatively, simply choose between breakfast catering, lunch catering, brunch catering or dinner catering. You can even get appetizer catering for a cocktail party. Ultimately, it depends on the type of event.

Taskers offering event catering services already have the equipment needed to prepare the meals you ordered. They may also already have a system for buying and preparing the raw ingredients for the food they need to serve. However, if your preferred menu has a specific ingredient, you can tell your Tasker to include it too!

Ideally, you would have booked a month before the event. For peak months like June for weddings and November to December for holidays, it may be best to book earlier, up to three to six months ahead. Some couples book a caterer a full year in advance if that caterer is quite popular in the area. For smaller events, give the caterer at least two to three days lead time.

Yes. When you hire mobile catering, much work is removed from your list. This includes cleaning up the cookware, the kitchen used, and even the dishes. However, the event venue or your home isn’t included in the cleanup. If you need a pre-or post-event cleaning service, you can also find a Tasker for that!

This depends on the caterer and the size of the event. Hosts of smaller gatherings prefer a buffet for the guests to freely get their food, while more formal or bigger events require wait staff to serve the plated meals. If you need a wait staff with your catering service, make sure to check the inclusions in the offer sent to you and clarify.

Airtasker offers an easy payment system with our Airtasker Pay. This secure payment feature allows you to pay for all your needs with your credit or debit card connected to your Airtasker account. Once you accept an offer, we charge the fee to your card. However, we only release the payment to your Tasker after completing the task. It’s cashless, contactless, and hassle-free!

Yes. Peak seasons may require an additional helping hand for your business. Try working with a Tasker instead of worrying about staffing and going through dozens of applications. This allows you to easily manage your costs during the busy months and lower them back when bookings start to slow down.

What do catering services include?

Professional chefs often say that the secret to a delicious meal is time, but we understand that not everyone has hours to spend in the kitchen. All that chopping, boiling, baking, and cleaning can eat up a big chunk of your schedule. Let Airtasker connect you with catering services near you so that you can get more done.

Whether you need only need cooked food delivered to your home or a full setup for corporate events, there’s a Tasker who can do it for you. Get free quotes from local catering near you when you put up a task on the platform. This makes transporting food and equipment easier and faster. Plus, a local Tasker would know the fresh ingredients available and the popular recipes in your location. Here are some types of catering that you may want to book via Airtasker:

Event catering

Special occasions, grand or intimate, always require good food. From birthday parties to weddings, turn it into a feast on a special day with the help of an experienced caterer. Airtasker also allows you to find catering packages within your budget. Make sure to indicate it right away so that Taskers also know how much you’re willing to pay and if they can accommodate that rate. This way, you can shorten the process of going through offers that do not match.

After you’ve found the right caterer, you can start searching for other suppliers you need for the event, like singers, bands, performers, and even magicians. You don’t even have to leave the site!

Appetizer catering

Let’s face it. Party guests will never forget how good or bad the food is at any cocktail party. Good food equals a good time. It’s crucial to have a great spread of finger foods and delicious appetizers made from the best ingredients. Because food can make or break any party. Hors d’oeuvres catering near you can help make your event a success. 

Dessert catering

Speaking of special events or a special day, another type of catering that has become more popular over time is dessert catering. This can complement your menu or serve as a stand-alone spread for smaller and shorter programs like bridal showers, kiddie parties, or after-office activities. Airtasker is a great place to find a baker who can create a banquet of sweets, pastries, and fruits for you. You can even request a chocolate fountain for a centerpiece!

Food truck catering

Food trucks have become trendier over the last few years because of the variety in taste and the convenience of hiring them for big venues. You can hire food truck catering near you for concerts, school fairs, informal corporate events, or even weddings. They create a relaxed and casual vibe where guests can have a good time and choose which food tickles their taste buds. It can be a trip worldwide through different cuisines, with tacos in one truck and pizza cones in another.

These are just a few of the catering services that you can find on Airtasker. Be as detailed as you want when you put up a task and watch Taskers send you offers!

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Professional office photos for 6 staff

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Bowen Hills QLD, Australia

8th Apr 2024

We need professional team photos done for our website for 6 staff members.

Bartender for basic cocktails and mixed spirits ,

$385

Hawthorne QLD, Australia

8th Apr 2024

Looking fort a good bar tender to work on saturday 27 th April 2024 in Hawthorne 4171 Brisbane make and serve 3 basic cocktails to birthday guests of 25-30 people we will supply all ingredients hourly rate reuired 6 pm -1 am ( 7 hours )

Help needed for BBQ party

$100

South Bank QLD, Australia

7th Apr 2024

Help needed to set up/prepare for bbq party, 3hrs maximum from 11:00 to 14:00 Tasks include but not limited to: - Personal Assistant role - Help set up, decorate - Cutting fruits, prepare salads - Help keep tidy - Cooking/BBQ on electric grill Some lifting, carrying but no heavy lifting Basic food prep knowledge required

Bar tender to make cocktails for my guests at a birthday party at home

$150

Cranebrook NSW, Australia

7th Apr 2024

Birthday party held at home.

Home catering

$800

Fairhaven VIC, Australia

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Cater diner for 9 people at home

Dinner serve, wash dishes, clean up

$230

Caulfield North VIC, Australia

7th Apr 2024

Dish out soup, bring to dining room table, clear plates, hand wash dishes, load dishwasher , clear table .

Party Catering & Assistance

$200

Langwarrin VIC, Australia

7th Apr 2024

Hi there, I would love to hear from you if you’re a caterer, a training chef or a genuinely good cook looking for a few extra $ before Christmas I am hosting a birthday party on 7 December between 11.00 - 2.00 pm in Langwarrin, 3910 Attendees: 50 - 60 approx We will supply all food and supplies. What we are seeking: - management of party food in 900mm oven (party pies, sausage rolls & spring rolls),there are 3 air fryers available if needed - replenishing several platters, drinks and stock like napkins - assisting with cake cutting - cleaning platters and managing rubbish as required - wwcc if possible

Serve food and drinks at a dinner party and clean up

$100

Alexandria NSW, Australia

6th Apr 2024

Serve basic drinks and pass arounds to an intimate group of work colleagues (15 people). Help serve dinner, clean up plates and clean up the area at the conclusion of the evening.

Catering / serving staff for private birthday party this weekend.

$150

Waverley NSW, Australia

5th Apr 2024

Private birthday party at home for 40-50 guests. We will be serving a mix of finger food / canapés throughout the afternoon and evening. All food and drinks will be prepared prior. Looking for 2x friendly wait staff from 2:30pm-8:30pm to help warm up & serve food and drinks to guests around the venue (house and backyard). As well as keep the venue tidy throughout by collecting empty plates / glasses, emptying bins and stacking the dishwasher etc. and a final kitchen tidy up at the end of the night. Existing catering experience and experience operating an oven is required. Rate is $150 per person / $300 for 2x people (if accepting job as a pair) for the 6-hour shift.

Sophia and her partner were wonderful at our event! They were both friendly, polite, and hard working. They accepted the job last minute and were able to jump in and help us out when another booking cancelled 2 hours prior. They kept food flowing, the place tidy, and our guests also commented how good they were. They even stepped in to take group photos which was much appreciated! Thank you Sophia and Franco and hope to work with you again!

Dj for a party in Officer Vic

$300

Officer VIC, Australia

4th Apr 2024

DJ for party at home Arrive at 530 Leave by 1130 Bring your own speakers, Dj deck and lights.

Great! In time and good music!

Cater a home engagement party

$1,500

Hallam VIC, Australia

24th Mar 2024

We’re hosting an engagement party at our house, and looking for assistance with catering. Potentially 60-70 people. After something simple but substantial (BBQ, Spit or something similar). Would be open to offers to just do meat, or someone to cater the whole event (meat, salads, dessert, serving (no alcohol to be served)) we can shop/source the ingredients before if easier. Some light cleanup as you go, but we’d do paper plates etc. thanks!

Reme and Jeff were a great help for our party, they worked so hard and everyone complimented on the food and the cleanup after was such a weight off our shoulders!!

Cleaning of 1 x BBQ & 1 x Smoker

$120

Coledale NSW, Australia

19th Mar 2024

I have a BBQ and a smoker that requires cleaning. 2-3 hr job.

Great help and did a fantastic job

Corporate videography

$150

Sydney NSW, Australia

18th Mar 2024

I need a professional videographer to capture presenters at a corporate event

Anthony is the best videographer I have used in years. I recommend him to anyone who needs a quality product A+++

Home Cocktailist/ Bartender Needed

$200

North Ryde NSW, Australia

16th Mar 2024

Bartender/ Cocktailist needed for a house party. 4 hours of service; 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Limited drinks menu, easier for you, you ain’t no need to know the cocktail bible.

Ani was awesome. Not only did she make good cocktails she also helped in cleaning. Highly recommended.

2 hours cocktail making in South yarra on Saturday 23rd March

$150

South Yarra VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2024

Cocktail making for 20 people for 2-3 hours.

Amazing cocktails and attitude with the most beautiful smile ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Wait staff for a baby shower including dishes

$240

Illawong NSW, Australia

14th Mar 2024

Would like one or two people to assist with serving drinks, cleaning up post lunch, washing, drying and packing dishes etc

Bella was a lovely lady who turned up on time. She was keen to do whatever task I assigned but did require a bit of direction

Corporate event photography

$300

Wacol QLD, Australia

10th Mar 2024

Corporate event photographer to capture our official opening party. 5pm to 7.30pm

Fantastic photographer who really captured our corporate event well and connected in with the attendees

Art assistant for a corporate workshop Melbourne CBD

$150

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10th Mar 2024

Looking for someone to assist me in running a corporate art workshop. No art experience needed however we will need you to be bubbly, warm and welcoming. As an Assistant we require someone with people skills so recent past customer service experience and or teaching experience with a interest in art/craft/creativity. You will be required to help with set up Of art materials, welcoming guests and readying out instructions, assist people’s inquiry and cleaning up . You’ll be required 6:30-9:30pm approximately.

Annie was lovely to work with, great communication, reliable, friendly and personable.

Corporate Photographer

$200

Prahran VIC, Australia

6th Mar 2024

corporate photograper, 2 hour event at the College lawn

Awesome thanks Dylan!

Caterer 14 people at home casual

$600

Barwon Heads VIC, Australia

5th Mar 2024

At home ceremony - just need some buffet style food ? 2 meats and 3 salads prepared ? No serving necessary. Hoping to eat at 7pm ?

Bloody amazing so much food restaurant quality nothing to do !!! Cannot rave about the quality and ease - you MADE MY WEDDING !!