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He arrived on time, was knowledgeable of what needed to be done with the machine, was very neat, and kept the area clean. Did not leave any items behind, and the location was wiped clean.

Descaling of DeLonghi coffee machine

$125

She did well and we would gladly hire her again.

server for a dinner people - five hrs: serve meal & clean-up.

$125

What's the average cost of a caterer

$167 - $377

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Recent Dinner Catering reviews

She did well and we would gladly hire her again.

server for a dinner people - five hrs: serve meal & clean-up.

$125

What's the average cost of a dinner catering expert

$200 - $430

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$200

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$200

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$430

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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 $20 and go as high as $200 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

Serve buffet, cleanup after Toga Party for 60.

$100

Center Cross, VA 22437, USA

Feb 14th 2024

Serve buffet, cleanup after Toga Party, held under carport, to include handwash dinnerware, utensils. Remove decorations & breakdown 9 tables. Return 10 chairs & tables to shed.

Help serve buffet & cleanup after Toga Party.

$100

Center Cross, VA 22437, USA

Feb 14th 2024

Toga Birthday Party. Help serve guest & wash plastic plates, cups, utensils & help cleanup & take decorations down.

I will cater in the event place for all kind of occasions

$500

Las Vegas, NV 89118, USA

Jan 24th 2024

Cooking and serving the event - Due date: Flexible

Corporate Beach Event Party Host

$200

Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

Jan 23rd 2024

Partial planning (help in select areas) Message I hope this message finds you well. I am currently in the process of organizing a corporate beach Olympics event for a group of 32 people in Miami and I'm seeking some to help ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all participants. Key Details: Date: Feb 5 at 8am (1 hour session) Location: Miami Beach - near Collins Park Number of Participants: 32 Event Overview: Our corporate beach Olympics will include a variety of team-building activities and games, emphasizing teamwork, communication, and a fun-filled atmosphere. We are looking for an experienced facilitator who can coordinate activities, and ensure that the event runs smoothly from start to finish. The games are already created and we have a guide to follow. Services Needed: Facilitation and coordination of beach games and activities. Ensuring a positive and engaging experience for all participants. We will provide all materials and instructions for you to facilitate the mini-games. Please feel free to reach out at your earliest convenience to discuss this further. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Dinner party help

$200

Playa del Rey, CA 90293, USA

Jan 22nd 2024

I need help with preparing food, serving, and cleaning dishes - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Raquel was so helpful. She hopped into the job immediately and was amazing. . Such a hard worker. She was an incredible help for my party.

Dinner party

$200

Playa del Rey, CA 90293, USA

Jan 22nd 2024

Help prepare food, serve and clean dishes - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, February 9, 2024

Cook my dinner

$20

Spring, TX 77379, USA

Jan 4th 2024

i will provide the ingredients, i just need someone to cook it to free up some time for me - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Recreate a Kardashian Christmas Card for my family

$150

Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA

Dec 19th 2023

I realize this is a little late in the season, but I would like to send out a fun holiday card for my family and would like to recreate one of the Kardashian's card.... Basically I have photos of my family and want someone to photoshop them like any of their cards.. I'm open to suggestions and different years. - Due date: Flexible

Make Christmas Cookie giftbags

$200

Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA

Dec 15th 2023

I want to give out 25 giftbags to friends and family but I'm not a great baker. I need someone to make 125 cookies (5 different types). Can provide recipes or work with your recipes. Please respond with example of previous cookies you've baked. Thank you! - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, December 25, 2023

Cook dinner

$50

San Marcos, CA 92069, USA

Dec 7th 2023

No special requirement just cook - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, December 8, 2023

Plate food, clear table, wash dishes, load dishwasher,serve dessert

$150

Orange, CA 92861, USA

Dec 5th 2023

Dinner party for 8, help Plate food, clear pates, do dishes, load dishwasher, serve dessert Clean up kitchen - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Clean up after/during Christmas Party

$150

Boca Raton, FL 33498, USA

Dec 2nd 2023

I have 32 family members coming for Christmas dinner. I need help clearing plates, dishes, etc - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, December 24, 2023

Server for a cocktail party

$200

Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, USA

Nov 21st 2023

A cocktail party With appetizers for 8 people - Due date: Flexible

Help for Thanksgiving dinner

$300

Waban, MA 02468, USA

Nov 21st 2023

Help with serving dinner and cleaning up after. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Help at Thanksgiving dinner

$130

Carrollton, TX, USA

Nov 20th 2023

help with serving and clean up - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, November 23, 2023

I need a server for a catering event

$200

Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA

Nov 20th 2023

Hello! I need servers for a catering event. The hours are 6:30 to 10:30. Must have serving/restaurant experience. Will be continues passes appetizers. Pay rate does not include tip. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, December 8, 2023

I need a cleaner to help clean during and after catering

$100

Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA

Nov 20th 2023

Hello! I need a cleaner who can clean up during a catering event and after. This would include: rinsing dishes, drying, and putting back into boxes. Also, cleaning up after chefs meaning making sure areas stay clean. This event is from 7pm to 10pm, but will need cleaner from 7pm to 11pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, December 8, 2023

I need bussers for a catering event.

$100

Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA

Nov 20th 2023

Hello! I need bussers from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. No experience necessary. This is for a 200 person catering where your only job will be to walk around and gather plates. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, December 8, 2023

A party helper for Christmas Day party from noon to 6:00 for 8-10

$600

Phoenix, AZ 85020, USA

Nov 15th 2023

I'm looking for a party helper to manage dishes, some serving and cocktails, and cleaning. From noon-6:00 Party size 8-10 people - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, December 25, 2023

Dinner Service

$180

Denver, CO 80222, USA

Nov 9th 2023

I need help with dinner service and clearing/cleaning. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, November 11, 2023