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Recent Dinner Catering reviews

"Fantastic and Lovely nature"

Dinner party assistant!!

$99

"Perfect would recommend to anyone"

Wash up after dinner

$150

"Great job thanks for helping us out!"

Waiters wanted for dinner party

$75

"Very pleased with everything.. thank you"

Dinner party help

$120

"hard working first timer. once we worked through the challenges of the airtasker website, it was great. We've had a lot of events like this (22 person dinner party), and Ashlee was exactly what we hoped for. We definitely recommend her for any similar events. "

Waitstaff for dinner party

$150

"Very friendly and helpful. Turned up on time & was great to have helping at our family function. "

I need party helpers for Xmas dinner party

$120

What's the average cost of a dinner catering expert

$115 - $270

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$167

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Why book a dinner catering service through Airtasker?

A key to a successful dinner party is good food and service that your guests will be talking about for days. Hiring a holiday dinner catering service with Airtasker makes the entire process quicker and easier. You only need to make a few clicks and taps on your keyboard, and you’ll have a Tasker ready for you!

It all begins with you putting up your task on our platform. Here, you can mention your location, budget, and food and service type preferences. You just need to wait a few moments before Taskers near you make their offers.

Never settle with your first choice, especially if you are celebrating a big event! Once offers have come in for your task, go through the different Taskers willing to work with you. You can go through their profiles to see what they have to offer. Reviews and ratings from other clients are also ready for you to read through. In no time, you will be sitting around your dinner table enjoying your scrumptious dinner.

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Top Dinner Catering related questions

No, you don’t! Caterers are equipped with all the tools they need for every service. Utensils vary with every service, but utensils will be ready and available in each one! For buffet services, you can also expect your caterer to be ready with their chafing dishes, utensils, and other assortments of plates.

No, they are not. Servers are always included for plated services since your food is served by course. However, buffet catering services may sometimes come with servers. It’s your choice! However, boxed catering services do not come with servers since food is all boxed up for you and your guests.

Caterers have set menus ready for you to choose from. You can also make your caterers know about food allergies you and your guests may have. They may also adjust their menu selections depending on these.

Yes, you can, but you need to make sure to communicate this with your Tasker beforehand. For plated services, food is exact for every guest. You may take home leftover food if you opt for buffet catering. However, don’t expect there to be leftovers all the time. 

Yes, you may. You can do this in-person or online to communicate menu items and other services you may want to add. You will also have to see them before they are set up so that you can ensure that everything is ready.

Your caterer usually just needs 15 to 30 minutes to set everything up. However, if you choose to have full-service catering, it’s best to give them up to an hour to set everything up. They aim to have everything ready 30 minutes before your guests arrive.

No, you don’t! Caterers are equipped with all the tools they need for every service. Utensils vary with every service, but utensils will be ready and available in each one! For buffet services, you can also expect your caterer to be ready with their chafing dishes, utensils, and other assortments of plates.

Caterers have set menus ready for you to choose from. You can also make your caterers know about food allergies you and your guests may have. They may also adjust their menu selections depending on these.

Yes, you may. You can do this in-person or online to communicate menu items and other services you may want to add. You will also have to see them before they are set up so that you can ensure that everything is ready.

No, they are not. Servers are always included for plated services since your food is served by course. However, buffet catering services may sometimes come with servers. It’s your choice! However, boxed catering services do not come with servers since food is all boxed up for you and your guests.

Yes, you can, but you need to make sure to communicate this with your Tasker beforehand. For plated services, food is exact for every guest. You may take home leftover food if you opt for buffet catering. However, don’t expect there to be leftovers all the time. 

Your caterer usually just needs 15 to 30 minutes to set everything up. However, if you choose to have full-service catering, it’s best to give them up to an hour to set everything up. They aim to have everything ready 30 minutes before your guests arrive.

What do dinner catering services include?

An essential part of any dinner party is the food. You want your guests munching on food that they will be talking about for days, in a good way, of course. However, you don’t always have the time to whip up food for 20 in your kitchen. That’s why hiring a dinner party catering service is a godsend for your special events. Airtasker’s dinner catering services cover full-service dinners to simple boxed catering at your next event.

Treat your guests to a plated dinner service

If you’re looking for Easter or Thanksgiving catering service near you, you may want to opt for a plated service. This is a service type where you and your guests remain on your seats while the food is served to you. Food is usually brought out in courses with individual plates prepared for each person. It adds elegance and organization to your party, where your guests get to mingle and sip their wine in between courses. You can also hire a home chef if you want to experience a plated dinner service for more than one night. 

Have your boxed catering delivered

For more casual dinner parties, a boxed dinner catering may be perfect for the occasion. You can expect guests to receive individual boxes packed with their food for this service. However, if you’re planning a spontaneous dinner party, a dinner delivery from your favorite restaurant will do! It is an alternative to waiting in long lines for the buffet. This is also a drop-off service where the caterer leaves you with the food for you to distribute among your guests. If you want a boxed lunch every day, you can give meal planning and preparation a hand with another Tasker. 

Enjoy the buffet

Consider hiring a buffet caterer when you need Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter dinner catering near you. Buffet catering allows you to give your guests more options for their food. Here, food is arranged and laid out for your guests in a specific area. Guests line up and get their own food. For some caterers, you can add-on servers to assist your guests with the food. On your next holiday party, make sure that your home is holiday party-ready by having another Tasker decorate your home for Christmas.

Recent Dinner Catering tasks

Christmas dinner for 10 dropped off christmas eve

$400

Jordan Springs NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2022

traditional christmas lunch for 10 dropped off christmas eve that can be reheated and served on christmas day - Due date: Needs to be delivered on Saturday, 24 December 2022

Waiter for small dinner party

$200

Paddington NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2022

I’m looking for a waiter to help with a small dinner party. Helping set out the food, pouring drinks, clean-up afterwards, etc. All the food will be cooked, so no food prep required. Price is for four hours, 6-10pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 December 2022

Heating food (dinner) and party assistance

$100

Abbotsford VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

This SATURDAY, 26 November 7pm to 10.00pm - Answer the door to arriving guests. - Transfer food into oven trays/pots and heat. - Put heated food into chafing dishes and top up as needed so people can help themselves. (No drinks or wait service required) - Clean, clear kitchen area. - Clear empties/rubbish. * General party support to allow us to socialise.

Kate was fantastic. She was here early and right from the start she was organised, calm, friendly and efficient. Nothing was too much trouble. Following the initial run through, Kate had everything under control. This meant we could relax and enjoy time with our friends. So grateful Kate, you are the best!

Private Dinner Bar Person - Tomorrow

$180

Caringbah NSW, Australia

11th Nov 2022

Hi all looking for somebody tomorrow night to help serve beer & wine to guests at a dinner in a house in Caringbah. Pretty casual affair need somebody from 5:30pm -9:30pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, November 12, 2022

Great job thanks so much

Calligraphy place cards for dinner party

$125

Potts Point NSW, Australia

31st Oct 2022

We are seeking a professional calligrapher to create x25 place settings of names of guests for a dinner party which we are hosting on wednesday the 2nd of november. We can organise to pick up from you via courier. Please include examples of your work. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 2 November 2022

Help with washing dishes at dinner party

$75

Toorak VIC, Australia

13th Sep 2022

Hi there! Looking for someone to assist with washing up dishes for a large family dinner. We will provide all cleaning products, gloves etc. We will need help for 2 nights for approximately 3 hours. Sunday 25th and Monday 26th September from 7pm to approximately 10pm. Caulfield and Toorak locations Must be available both nights. ☺️

Daniel was a big help tonight. He was friendly, punctual and worked really hard.

Dinner photography/videography

$150

Kangaroo Point QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2022

Wanting someone who can both photograph and video our 10 year anniversary dinner at a relaxed bar/ cafe. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours (e.g. 615-8pm). It's not a wedding and I'm working on a budget so more than happy for someone who's developing a portfolio etc. Just after a usb of the images/ video. Please quote two options: 1. for just the hourly rate including raw files on a usb. 2. The above plus of any post production work / touch ups. Thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Faezeh was very accommodating to our needs including splitting our shoot into 2 periods to capture my wife and I alone before the dinner I originally tasked for. She communicated well in the planning and also used her phone on the day to show us example poses which made the shoot run more efficiently. She captured video of some of our dinner using her phone on a tripod in addition to the photos she was taking. Files of all pics and videos were sent out within 48 hrs of the dinner

Bar/service private dinner party of 40 ppl

$220

Darlinghurst NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2022

Help with drinks & general hospitality vibe (with two other wait staff) Darlinghurst, NOV 26 SAT (tomorrow!) 4:30pm-10:30pm $40p/h INCLUDING airtasker fee Simple service (beer, wine, champagne), cleaning up glasses/emptying ice buckets at end of night, problem solving if there are spills, helping food servers with tidy up & packing rentals back into caddy’s etc.

Help with dinner party-washing up and serving

$50

Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

24th Nov 2022

having a dinner party for around 25 ppl need someone to help clear dishes and assist another person cleaning up - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 9 December 2022

Help with a casual dinner from 4pm to 10pm. Thank you, Julie

$180

Clontarf NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

My husband and I are hosting casual dinner for 30. We and the guests are providing food. We are looking for general help, someone to help serve, organise food and clean up. We would like someone to be there from 4pm to 10pm. Thank you, Julie - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 28 November 2022

Hannah was wonderful wouyld highly recommend !

Hopsitality Staff needed for dinner for 12 - 14 ppl

$300

Lyneham ACT, Australia

2nd Nov 2022

I would like to hire a friendly, experienced waitperson who can help out with a Thanksgiving Dinner. I'm expecting about 12-14 friends and I would really love to spend time with them rather than be busy in the kitchen. Hours needed are from 5 pm until 10.30 pm/11 pm The job is on Friday, 25 November 2022 Service will entail: Greeting guests Pouring drinks / coffee Setting out and serving pre-prepared food Clearing tables and loading dishwasher Keep things on track and help prevent the host from getting sweaty General tidying (including collecting and cleaning plates and glasses, rubbish, keep kitchen and loo tidy, etc) You will, of course, be fed. Pay commensurate with experience and skill. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 25 November 2022

Grazing platter - 50ppl - prior to dinner

$250

Oran Park NSW, Australia

20th Oct 2022

Wondering if anyone could help me out by creating large grazing platters to serve 50 adults and delivering them at 5.30pm this Saturday? I’m after meat, cheese, dips style with crackers. This is not their meal; it’s just snackage before dinner. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 October 2022

Absolutely incredible! The quality was outstanding the guests were raving about the variety in the spread. Would definitely book Shaun again!

Private Chef for Work Dinner

$1,500

Lane Cove DC NSW 2066, Australia

13th Sep 2022

We need a private chef for a work dinner urgently for Wednesday night. Must be professional chef 8 ppl - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Stanley and his staff were lovely and dinner was nice

Waiter for Thanksgiving dinner! Very short notice.

$300

Bellevue Hill NSW 2023, Australia

26th Nov 2022

We're hosting Thanksgiving dinner and I would like a waiter to assist and help clean up after. Ideally you start around 4:30 and finish around 6:30. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 November 2022

2 waiters required for a private dinner on 9 December for 4 hours

$200

Toorak VIC, Australia

25th Nov 2022

Helping to plate, serve food and drinks, clear up tables, wash up. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 9 December 2022

Need a professional photographer for a family festive dinner

$200

Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia

24th Nov 2022

Need a professional photographer to take a collection of family photos and and some videos of a special family occasion on Sunday evening, 25 December. An elderly family member is not well and this will be a special time for all of us. Around 60 people attending. We can extend the dinner to the photographer and his/her assistant / partner. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 25 December 2022

Skilled palm/tarot reader for birthday dinner

$200

Thornbury VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

Would like a skilled tarot/palm reader for my 40th birthday at Farro in Thornbury. Would like 2 hours. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 2 December 2022

Waiter at dinner party

$200

Bellevue Hill NSW, Australia

1st Nov 2022

I am hosting a dinner party at home for 8 people. I will need a waiter to be present to top up drinks and clear plates. Job would run for ~4 hours - Due date: Before Saturday, 12 November 2022

She was so amazing. Best person we’ve ever had over!!

Dinner Party Help

$150

Caulfield South VIC 3162, Australia

18th Sep 2022

I'm looking for someone to help serve food, clear the table and wash up during a large family dinner next Sunday night 25th September 7:30pm-11pm You need to be efficient, friendly, well presented and organised. Hospitality experience and references preferred. Feel free to message me with more information. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 25 September 2022

Vee was a fabulous help and lovely person too. I highly recommend her. Thanks Vee!

Private chef for family dinner

$200

Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

2nd Sep 2022

Private chef with 3 course meal, serve and explain each course and ingredients 7 adults and 2 kids cook and clean up everything once done - Due date: Flexible

Stanley's food and cocktails were deleicious. Professional service with friendly nature. Prepared and cleaned up the kitchen impeccably. It was a wonderful dinner with family and friends.