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Polina did a great job. Highly recommend.

Corporate Headshots


I hired Christian to clean my BBQ, he arrived promptly, was courteous and very detailed. The BBQ has been cleaned to a high standard, very impressed with his service. Would recommend. Thanks!

Clean Webber Q3100 BBQ


Lee was fantastic - on time, fast, efficient and friendly.

Assemble Weber Family Q BBQ


Tim was outstanding. Very good at his craft, organised and great with our guests. We would highly recommend Tim

Cocktail bartender needed


Rod was so friendly and easy to communicate with, and really talented at creating beautiful cocktails - he hosted a party of 12 and served us gorgeous drinks and helped me with the food too, he made the evening really special. Thanks Rod!

Bar tender and cocktail maker


Susan was fantastic. An absolute professional from start to finish. Would highly recommend her!

1 x Waitstaff Required for Dinner Party


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Why book a catering service through Airtasker?

It’s shocking to know how many hours and how much energy goes into preparing a delicious meal, especially for a big group of people. Don’t worry, though! Airtasker can connect you to professional catering companies in just a few taps. There’s no need to ask for recommendations or send messages to caterers for quotations.

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 conference, or a simple gathering in your house? Make sure to include details like locations, dietary requirements, number of pax, and budget.

Once the task is up, Tasker in the area will send offers within 24 to 48 hours. Then, you can check the reviews and ratings left by other clients. You can also clarify the inclusions in their offers, such as delivery, styling, wait staff, and beverages, through our secure in-app messaging feature. This way, you can select the best catering near you!

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Top Catering related questions

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 an event, 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 events, grand or intimate, always require good food. From birthday parties to weddings, turn it into a feast 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!

Dessert catering

Speaking of special events, 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 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!

Recent Catering tasks

Bartender cocktails


Marrickville NSW, Australia

26th Mar 2023

Looking for a bartender to serve cocktails at a birthday party booked in a city of sydney venue. Duration of service: 2:30pm to 4:30pm, with 30 minutes before and after allocated as time to set-up/pack down. Provision of glassware and cocktail making equipment would be preferred. We will supply the required alcohol. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 April 2023

Cocktail mixing for private a party


Brighton VIC 3186, Australia

26th Mar 2023

We are having a private party at our home with friends.The theme is 1960's surf rock. The task is making basic cocktails from a set list to serve around 30 people plus wine and soft drinks for 3 hours. All equipment is provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 1 April 2023

15 Min Corporate Entertainment


Melbourne VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2023

A group of 30 year olds have found ourselves working in corporate gigs where we don’t belong. We’re hosting our own “Corporate Gala Ball” as a bit of a joke and celebration of being pals. There will be about 15 of us, in a private dining room in the CBD. We’re looking for a token corporate act to fire off the night. We don’t care if it’s magic, comedy or an inspirational speaker. If you’ve done a corporate act before (we know you didn’t enjoy it!) we would love to hear from you. Looking for max 30min - 15 would be totally fine :) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 10 June 2023

Home Catering


Safety Beach VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2023

I am having a birthday party for 25 people and need some finger food and canapés to be delivered to my home in the morning - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 9 April 2023

Cocktail service


Myuna Bay NSW 2264, Australia

25th Mar 2023

Cocktails for party - whether this is via service or a drop ff pick up cocktail service - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 July 2023

Catering for birthday


Vista SA 5091, Australia

25th Mar 2023

50th birthday, finger food required for 50 people - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 April 2023

Private chef to cook dinner at home


Rosebery NSW, Australia

25th Mar 2023

I need a private chef cook a dinner for my wife’s 35th birthday at home. We are arriving from France on her birthday and a private late lunch-dinner would be nice. Cuisine doesn’t really matter. For three adults. Please submit your offers, ideally with your past dishes presentation photos - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 March 2023

Bartender to make cocktails at party


Mansfield QLD, Australia

25th Mar 2023

I am having my Birthday party at my home. I’m Looking for cocktails to be made from 4pm til 10pm. Approx 20 people in attendance. We can supply alcohol and mixers. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 April 2023

Corporate photographer


Sydney NSW, Australia

25th Mar 2023

Hello, Sydney Freelance corporate photographer tonight to shoot in a home in Canterburu. I am looking for a corporate photographer the Sydney between 7-8.30 PM to take professional photos for a recruitment and HR consultancy website. The location will be in a home so you must have your own cameras and lighting equipment and background. The photos will include headshots of 2 staff members and corporate photos imitating an office environment.. You will need editing abilities such as being able to slim down faces and bodies and incorporate the people into office like backgrounds if you don't have a backdrop. Please reply with either your job or hourly rate plus portfolio of similar work, including the time it will take you to edit the photos and if you can apply natural looking slimming. Fo inspiration, please see the below websites which ensacpsulate what I'm after. Please Include samples of your work Cheers - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday evenings, today, March 2023

Tsay is an extremely skilled and professional photographer. The outcome of our corporate photos was beyond what we expected. We will definitely be working with Tsay again. Thanks so much!

Assemble a Beefeater BBQ stand


Eltham North VIC 3095, Australia

23rd Mar 2023

The Bug Beefeater BBQ stand holds the BBQ, in its correct position for outdoor use. All the instructions are provided, however i would prefer someone who has had experience with this task - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 March 2023

Clean my BBQ


Enoggera QLD, Australia

21st Mar 2023

Clean entire BBQ, including plates. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, March 23, 2023

Ryan was great! Would definitely recommend!

Corporate/Linkedin headshot


Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

20th Mar 2023

Hello! I am being published in the New South Wales Law Society guide, and as such need a professional headshot to be completed. I was hoping to keep this as cheap as possible, as I will not be reimbursed for the photos, but also wanted to ensure quality. I need this done Friday or before so that the NSW Law Society can publish as soon as possible :) - Due date: Before Thursday, 23 March 2023

I cannot recommend Eric and Yan enough! They had the greatest attention to detail, down to the tiniest of angles or stray hairs! The photo shoot was fun, open and transparent, showing me photos as we went and making sure we got the greatest final product! I will be using for all my future photography needs !!

Bbq Clean


Cremorne Point NSW 2090, Australia

18th Mar 2023

Full deep clean of Weber bbq - Due date: Before Saturday, 25 March 2023

Food - BBQ


Lane Cove West NSW 2066, Australia

16th Mar 2023

Hi, I have about 12 Friends coming over this Saturday and I'm looking for some already prepared bbq to serve them. I just need the already made bbq delivered to my place this Saturday by 4pm. Do you have any packages I could select from? I am also interested in a cheese board or delicious platter for 6 people. The amount quoted should include everything including the food and labour. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 March 2023

Fantastic guy, chatting, excellent communication!!!

Corporate photograph photoshoot


Benowa QLD, Australia

15th Mar 2023

I need a photographer to come to the RACV Royal Pines Resort in Benowa to take some corporate head and shoulder pictures of 6 or 7 people. The photos will need to be edited and emailed to me in high resolution in raw format within a week. Full commercial rights will be transferred to me as I plan to use those photos on my website. Your proposed price must be all inclusive (travel on site, photos for all participants, editing). The photo session will need to take place between 8.30am and 9am on Thursday, 23 March 2023. - Due date: Needs to be done at 8.30am on Thursday, 23 March 2023

Yong did a great job of taking some corporate headshots for my company. He is very skilled, arrived on time and completed the job very promptly. Highly recommended.

BBQ cleaning


Richmond VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2023

Full clean of BBQ, pictures attached. Can’t do weekday hours as I’m at work. Could do some evenings but Sunday is ideal - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 19 March 2023

Server for dinner party


South Turramurra NSW, Australia

12th Mar 2023

I need a server to serve drinks, food and light clean up for a dinner party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 March 2023

Absolutely perfect. Thank you Ani!!! We will use you again without doubt.

Help for a Dinner Party on 12th March


Glen Waverley VIC 3150, Australia

10th Mar 2023

We need a helper for assistance during a dinner party. 7:30 PM Onwards. Job will require service, cleaning & assistance with warming up food during the dinner. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 12 March 2023

Can't be more thankful Just an awesome service Thank you

Someone to help cleaning before and during a bbq


Sydney NSW, Australia

8th Mar 2023

Help me clean before , serve drinks during and clean after a bbq - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 March 2023

Breakfast event photographer 9:20-10:20am tomorrow


Brisbane City QLD, Australia

8th Mar 2023

We will be hosting a corporate event in Brisbane tomorrow morning and I am looking for a photographer to come and take some professional shots, edit/ retouch them and return to me via large file transfer that same day. You will need to be at the event for 1 hour.

Parashar was perfect to deal with. Arranged the night before, punctual and photos turned around so fast.