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Dan was great. Lovely guy did a fabulous BBQ. Would highly recommend thank you

Help with BBQ for a small party.


Very friendly and helpful! Didn’t quite finish the job initially but came back to do so and at that point I was happy with the cleanliness of my BBQ

BBQ cleaning


Amazing!! Thank you 🧡

Cocktail Serving


If I could select 6 stars I would! Harry simply could not have been more amazing!! We look forward to working with him again!



Sandra did a great job at our place and was a very attentive to all our guests during our dinner party.

Need a waitress to help with dinner party at home


Efficient, polite, communicated well, came on time, would recommend highly.

Help assembling a new bbq please


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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 corporate event, 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

Catering prices can start as low as £6 and go as high as £70 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. 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!

Recent Catering tasks

Photographer for corporate headshots


Chinatown, Greater London

2nd Dec 2023

We are a small team of 5 people that need professional corporate headshots taken, as well as a team photo. The headshots are from chest/shoulders up only. The team photo will be full length. You will be required to provide your own equipment, lighting and background. The background needs to be grey, to be consistent with headshots taken of the team in other countries. I will provide an example of the look and style of the photo. The location is Regent Street, SW1Y 4RG and the time is 10am for set up, with photos from 10:45am - 11:30am on Monday 4rd December. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 3 December 2023

Make-up artist for a quick make-up for corporate event


Spitalfields, Greater London

1st Dec 2023

We will be having a corporate Christmas party from 4pm on 13 Dec and are looking for someone to come in and do our make-up. There will be around 10 people. Thanks. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 13 December 2023

Bar/wait staff for house Christmas party


Ladywell, Greater London, SE13

28th Nov 2023

House Christmas party with around 65 guests. Looking for two staff from 16.00 to 23.00 to help with making basic drinks and serving them, plus serving food. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 December 2023

2-3 hours for a private lunch, looking after 6 guests


Kensington, Greater London, W8

27th Nov 2023

The host would like you to lay out the food in dishes; prepare the table and set out the food; help the lunch to run smoothly by clearing between courses and topping up water glasses; clear the table afterwards; load the dishwasher and tidy the surfaces. There will be just two courses: a main and dessert. It is one lovely room, an open plan dining/sitting/kitchen area. The lunch is a relaxed and informal gathering of good friends. The host will be seated, as he is in a wheelchair, and able to give you very good support and clear instructions about helping. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 December 2023

Need a make up artist for a dinner


Mitcham, Greater London

24th Nov 2023

Make up artist needed for a soft glam for a dinner party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 November 2023

Christmas Decorating shop window.


Canterbury, Kent, CT1

24th Nov 2023

I have a retail store which I want to decorate the window for Christmas time. I need someone who is good with Christmas decorating. - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 November 2023

Dinner party helper: set up, help serve, clear away and help tidy up


Parliament Hill, Greater London

23rd Nov 2023

Help set-up prior to the party, warm and set out food, keep drinks table stocked and tidy, wash glasses and help with after party clean up. 2:30-7:00 (Please note this was previously posted but the duration of the event has changed) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 November 2023

Help serving and clearing dinner party


Gospel Oak, Greater London

22nd Nov 2023

Hi. We are looking for help with a dinner party for 20 people on 25th Nov from 5pm to 10pm. We need help serving and clearing plates. Let us know if you are interested. Thanks, Jon - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 November 2023

Help at dinner party


Castelnau, Greater London

21st Nov 2023

To help welcome guests, serve food, serve drinks, clean and tidy. Maybe make cocktails if possible. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 November 2023

I would like to decorate the outside of my home for Christmas


Balstonia, Essex

21st Nov 2023

I would like help decorating the outside of our home for Christmas. - Due date: Before Sunday, 10 December 2023

Friendmas dinner decorator


Tooting Bec Common, Greater London

18th Nov 2023

I’m hosting a Friendmas dinner (Christmas dinner for friends). I need someone to decorate my living room and the dining table with a modern christmas look. I have a dining table that can extend and 4 chairs (all black), however, I need to get a 3 seater dining bench as I’m hosting 7! - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 December 2023

Clean and service sage coffee machine


Denmark Hill, Greater London, SE5

17th Nov 2023

Service, Clean, descale, sage oracle coffee machine - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 November 2023

Cocktail maker required for drinks party


Whaddon, Gloucestershire

13th Nov 2023

We are looking for someone to make cocktails for a small local business Christmas party. Alcohol and equipment provided. Will just need 2-3 different cocktails made. Will only be required from 8pm-10pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 14 December 2023

Handyman to set up stall with me at the Belfast Christmas Market


Belfast, County Antrim

13th Nov 2023

The handyman will need to work under my supervision and setup a stall for the Christmas Market. It's a stall that will sell printed maps. Most of the work would be setting up the lighting, wallpapering, might be some carpentry work needed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 16 November 2023

Buffet made


Queenstown, Lancashire

12th Nov 2023

Wedding is booked for the 8th of March and will need a large buffet made for around 60 guests - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 March 2024

Help with a lunch party


Marylebone, Greater London

10th Nov 2023

Help with set-up, serving and clean up at an informal at home lunch for 10 people. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 12 November 2023

Lydia was a great help at my lunch party. She was cheerful and efficient and had things in hand with very little direction. Nice rapport with the guests too. I would definitely hire her again!

Canapes for a work Christmas party- Winter carnival themed


Canary Wharf, Greater London

9th Nov 2023

Prepare and serve canapes for a christmas party which will be Winter carnival themed. There is no kitchen on sight but there is a microwave, fridge freezer, & access to boiling water. There will be around 70 people in attendance. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 December 2023

Come and cook my dinner


Whitegrove, Berkshire

8th Nov 2023

Looking for some one to come and cook my dinner - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 9 November 2023

Nightmare before Christmas


Bar Moor, Tyne and Wear

5th Nov 2023

Tattoo of the nightmare before christmas on my arm - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 5 November 2023

Clean a BBQ


Bayswater, Greater London, W2

25th Aug 2023

Clean a BBQ to a professional standard - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 August 2023

A great clean, we would recommend