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Absolutely Perfect Catering is a wedding catering company based in Elkridge, Maryland, that services weddings throughout the surrounding Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas. The company has been providing catering to weddings and events in the area for over 20 years. The team of planning, production and culinary professionals seek to provide the highest quality services and cuisine for your wedding.

Cuisine
The culinary team at Absolutely Perfect Catering is led by Chef Russell Gamewell, who brings with him over 30 years of experience in the catering and restaurant industry. The culinary team creates menus that can include a wide variety of cuisine styles. Their menus can be altered to accommodate dietary needs, such as gluten-free, lactose-free, nut-free, kosher, halal, no pork, organic, vegetarian and vegan diets. Cuisine styles include, but are not limited to:

  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • Caribbean
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Seafood
  • Picnic


Services Offered
Absolutely Perfect Catering offers a range of catering services, which include delivery, setup and cleanup. Bartenders and servers are provided for each event. Other catering services include:

  • Cocktail reception
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Barware
  • Chocolate fountain
  • Linens
  • Glassware


Other Services
Absolutely Perfect Catering does not only offer catering services, but offers a range of other wedding services. They seek to be your one-stop shop for all your wedding needs. Additional services include:

  • Venue selection
  • Planning services
  • Day-of coordination
  • Event rentals
  • Photography services
  • Lighting
  • Entertainment services

Frequently asked questions

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Buffet
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

African
American
Asian
BBQ
Caribbean
French
German
Greek
Indian
Italian
Latin American
Local
Mediterranean
Mexican
Middle Eastern
Seafood
Southern
Spanish

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Halal
Kosher
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following items can you provide?

Chairs
Tables

Which of the following items can you provide?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
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4.8 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
321 Reviews
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    4.9 out of 5 rating
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    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.8 out of 5 rating
97% Recommended by couples

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Absolutely Perfect Catering (APC) is highly recommended by multiple reviewers for weddings and events. Customers praised the exceptional service and professional staff, particularly mentioning coordinators like Lori and Sarah. The food is described as amazing and delicious,

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Absolutely Perfect Catering (APC) is highly recommended by multiple reviewers for weddings and events. Customers praised the exceptional service and professional staff, particularly mentioning coordinators like Lori and Sarah. The food is described as amazing and delicious,

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Ariel K. Sent on 10/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A Wedding Planners Dream Caterer

In this industry good help can be rather easy to find. But “good” is not what I intend to provide to my clients . My team promises EFFORTLESS and APC is one of the only caterer we trust to work alongside us to provide exceptional service to our clients. They truly live up to their name. Absolutely perfect. From the through planning to the intimate tastings, above and beyond floor plans, and the most pleasant staff on the day of, 100/10 . We look forward to working with Fred and the whole crew again real soon! -The Effortless Sentiments Team
Victoria
Victoria Sent on 11/13/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Great Service!

Overall an amazing catering service and friendly staff! They are 100% worth the price we paid! I would say day of service was ABSOLUTELY PERFECT! We had a staff member specifically designated to us (Bride and Groom) throughout the night serving us our food and drinks.
Annelise
Annelise Y. Sent on 10/15/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Truly delicious food

Lori was so helpful in planning the food and organizing the rentals. APC is your one-stop shop for food, venue rentals, and so much more. My guests raved all night about how good the food was. Highly recommend for your event!
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Real Weddings

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Michael & Carly
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Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park Museum Weddings

Absolutely Perfect leaves no detail untouched. Their operation is a well-oiled machine, and we were thoroughly impressed with their organization. On top of that, the food is delicious and creative, and the staff is friendly and eager to help. We love when Absolutely Perfect comes to the Annapolis Maritime Museum!

Wendy Hickok Photography Wendy Hickok Photography Wedding Photographers

One word...yummy!!!!! I love when I get the chance to eat Absolutely Perfect Catering's food at an event. It is unique, creatively displayed, and really well made! I highly recommend them!

Historic Oakland Historic Oakland Mansion Weddings

Anytime we hear that our customers have chosen Absolutely Perfect as their caterer, we grin ear to ear! They treat our customers and venue with such professionalism and charm.

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Absolutely Perfect Catering frequently asked questions

Absolutely Perfect Catering offers the following event services for weddings:
  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up
Absolutely Perfect Catering offers the following catering services for weddings:
  • Breakfast / Brunch
  • Buffet
  • Cake Cutting
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Custom Menu
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
At Absolutely Perfect Catering, you can find the following types of cuisine:
  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • Caribbean
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Middle Eastern
  • Seafood
  • Southern
  • Spanish
At Absolutely Perfect Catering, the following dietary needs can be accomodated:
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Nut Free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Absolutely Perfect Catering provides the following bar and beverage services for wedding events:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • Signature Drink
To cater to all tastes, Absolutely Perfect Catering offers the following food and beverage items:
  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
Absolutely Perfect Catering is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.7 in value.

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