It’s about family.
When you’re creating the guest list for your wedding, the first names you write are your family members. They are the people who love you the most, who you trust the most, and who you couldn’t imagine celebrating without!
At Catering By The Family, our goal is to make you feel like you are a part of our family. We’re committed to doing our part to ensure that your wedding is perfect. With Catering By The Family as your caterer, you can be confident that your guests will enjoy a memorable dining experience and you can enjoy your big day stress-free.
It’s about experience.
As one of Tampa Bay's largest full-service caterers, Catering By The Family is known for its chef-driven menus, high quality food, and top-notch service. With more than four decades of catering experience, we have the knowledge to expertly handle events of any size and the ability to tailor our services to meet your wedding’s unique needs.
Each member of the Catering By The Family team is fully committed to the flawless execution of every aspect of your wedding – all the way from table settings to a late night snack! We take great pride in preparation, meticulously planning to ensure that our performance lives up to our reputation – and that your wedding exceeds your wildest dreams.
It’s about flavor.
Our culinary team creates dozens of custom, chef-driven menus each week, providing flavorful meals that your guest will savor. We will work with you to create the perfect menu for your budget, reflecting your wedding’s theme and your personal style. We believe in the power of presentation and that food should delight all of the senses. Check out our wedding menus here: https://cateringbythefamily.com/wedding-menus/
You can meet our chefs and taste our award-winning cuisine in advance of your wedding, so you know exactly what to expect. On your big day, we’ll prepare your menu from local, seasonal ingredients and finish it at your reception – ensuring that all food is served at the ideal temperature and freshness to your guests.
It’s about celebration.
A leader in catering trends throughout the region, we know what it takes to create an unforgettable celebration. We are the official caterer for more than 50 venues and events throughout the region. We’ve received many accolades for our work, including the “Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards” presented by the Tampa Bay Times, the “Couples Choice Award” from Wedding Wire, “Caterer of the Year Tampa Bay,” and more.
In addition to the menu, Catering By The Family can also help with other aspects of your wedding, like:
When you choose Catering By The Family as your wedding caterer, you can trust that we’ll provide the best food and best experience possible for you. After all, we’re family!
Quick shout out to the amazing photographers who took these pictures of our food:
PamElla Lee Photogrpahy, Justin Demtuiis Photography, & Rising Lotus Photography
Recommended by 94% of couples
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Melissa Clarke · Married on 09/01/2019
Delicious Food, Amazing Staff, and Overall Best Experience!
We had such an amazing experience with CBTF from the moment we contacted them till moments well after our wedding. This company is nothing short of exceptional and truly does provide a family experience for their clients. My husband and I worked with Rachel Cloke, from Sales and she was, without a doubt, the best person we worked with throughout our entire planning process. She was so responsive and helpful and did everything she could to make sure we were getting the best experience. We honestly cant thank her enough for not only making us feel like special clients, but like family. The rest of the staff were also wonderful. Even on the day of our wedding, we had staff members coming up to us to make sure we were being well taken care of. Helena, the event manager, was such a warm presence to have around on such a hectic day.Sent on 09/18/2019
Apart from the service, the food was so delicious! We had guests coming up to us raving about the Pad Thai and how good it was. It was so good, my husband and I ordered some more to have for ourselves weeks after.
I can go on and on but the take away here is that Catering by the Family provided such and amazing experience and we are forever grateful to this team for playing such a big role in our day.
Catering by the Family's reply:Hi Melissa,
Kristine · Married on 03/30/2019
I cannot say enough good things about CBF!
Catering by the Family seriously made me feel like their most important bride throughout every meeting. Steve remembered so many details that were important to me - and fulfilled all of them! Their presentation is lovely, their food is tasty, and Steve and Stevie are just the sweetest. They love what they do, and love making people happy - and it shows. I put so much trust in them to set up tables, chairs, linens and food - and everything turned our gorgeous and delicious! They were accommodating, flexible, and even surprised me and my husband with a signature drink that people have been raving about since the wedding! Working with Steve was simply a blessing.Sent on 06/11/2019
Ella · Married on 02/23/2019
Good food, easy, personable
We chose catering by the family based on how good the food was at my dad's wedding, and they did not disappoint. Guests were really happy with the food, the bartender was generous with the drinks, and they were extremely professional and prompt with set up and take down. We had an unusual cake that needed special heating and they set that up for us with no problems. Also, Steve and Erika were both so sweet on the phone and in person and they were so excited and accommodating with all the elements of the wedding. Definitely happy with our choice.Sent on 03/05/2019
One of our preferred vendors! Always professional and exceeds customer expectations!
I work with Catering by the Family and can always count on them for excellent service and quality food, with a great experience from first-inquiry to day-of event. One example was a recent wedding that was truly awesome! Catering Captain Mike and the whole team did an incredible job!! Chef Stevie prepared food that was THE BEST I've ever tasted, and did an amazing job getting all the food out quickly, and it was presented beautifully and it was HOT! I told Mike his team did an excellent job getting all the plates down to the tables so quickly (we kept the timeline with no issues) and he also took care of every special meal and dietary restriction without issue. Seriously FANTASTIC JOB!! I recommend Catering by the Family again and again with out hesitation!
We have worked with Catering by the Family for many years. They never disappoint! Great staff and amazing food! A++