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Ba-Li Cravings

Ithaca, New York View map

About

Ba-Li Cravings Catering is a premium food service company that is based out of Ithaca, New York. Whether you are planning a menu for your rehearsal dinner or your big day, Tal impresses with exquisite Mediterranean cuisine like you’ve never tasted before. Choose this masterful chef who turned her passion into a business to share her amazing talents with you and your guests.

Services Offered

Ba-Li Catering is an authentic and unique food option for your wedding day that has really built a name for themselves thanks to their highly-rated services and amazing menu. Tal begins her process by inviting you in for a complimentary consultation and tasting for you to decide on the perfect menu. After the menu is built, you can relax and leave the heavy lifting to the Tal and her staff. On the day of your wedding, your catering will be delivered, setup, served and cleaned up, so you and your guests can indulge without having all the mess! Catering packages have numerous options and plenty of flexibility, with something that will work for everyone. Choose a Mediterranean menu on your wedding day and wow your family and friends! Many dietary need options can be accomodated and include:

  • Gluten free
  • Kosher
  • Lactose free
  • No pork
  • Nut free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$35

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$40

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$28

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set Up
Dessert
Tastings

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Buffet
Cake
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

Mediterranean
Middle Eastern

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
No Pork
Kosher
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

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    Huth Married on 10/16/2021
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    Incredible food & service!! Perfect for our micro-wedding.

    Tal went above and beyond to make our very intimate wedding celebration feel special. We only had 6 people total (my husband and me, plus our parents) but Tal delivered a dinner & dessert menu worthy of a huge reception. All of the food was so delicious- the appetizers, the entrees and of course her incredible desserts. I would recommend Ba-Li to anyone looking for catering for an event of any size.

    Ba-Li Cravings's reply:

    Sarah, the love in your wedding, the happiness and your dad's speech! Felt like a big event! Thank you for this beautiful review! Cheers to an
    Amazing life ahead xoxo
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    Sam S. Married on 07/02/2021
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    Delicious food serving a wide variety of preferencess

    Food is absolutely phenomenal! Caters to all ie vegan, vegetarian, etc. Desserts are awesome. Also coordinates things like rentals, ceremony, etc.

    Ba-Li Cravings's reply:

    Thank you loves!
    May love follow you always
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    Betsy C. Married on 05/07/2021
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    Great Rehearsal Dinner Cateriing Experience!

    Working with Tal was a delight! She was very flexible, had many wonderful menu selections and everyone LOVED the food for the rehearsal dinner! It was perfect in every way and the groom and bride-to-be couldn’t have been happier ~ as HUGE fans of Mediterranean food! The enitire process was super easy and Tal was very responsive, friendly and provided excellent service! I would hire Ba-Li Cravings catering again in a second!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Take Your Pick Flower Farm Take Your Pick Flower Farm Wedding Florists

Tal Cohen of Ba-Li Cravings is the BEST! Her food is fresh, delicious and presented beautifully. Her menus are unique. Not your cookie cutter chicken and pasta that you find at so many events. Most of all, she is one of the nicest, most caring individuals you will ever meet. Her goal is to make your wedding day special, personal and a meal your guests will remember and be talking about for months to come.

The Treman Center The Treman Center Barn & Farm Weddings

Tal with Ba-Li Cravings is a delight too work with. She has a great team and her food is so interesting, multi-cultural and not your every day food affair. I have used her for weddings and small retreats too.

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24 Dove Drive Ithaca, New York, 14850
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