Main Event Caterers

3870 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, VA 22206 Map · Phone number
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About Main Event Caterers

Main Event Caterers is a full-service catering company located in Arlington, Virginia. They specialize in providing fresh and bold menu options that represent culinary innovation and presentation. Couples can expect to have dedicated event planners to assist in every detail of their wedding, including venue options, service staff, decor and menu design. Main Event Caterers will make sure your vision and story are told through delectable cuisine and atmosphere.

Services Offered
Main Event Caterers will assist and cater to all of your needs through their premier service options. Services include:

  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cake cutting
  • Cleanup & setup
  • Delivery
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake


Cuisine
Along with great services, Main Event Caterers offers their couples an array of cuisine options. They are also capable of catering to strict dietary needs such as gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork and organic. They offer the following cuisine styles:

  • African
  • Asian
  • British
  • Cajun
  • Caribbean
  • Chinese
  • Ethiopian
  • French
  • German


Other Services
Main Event Caterers offers their couples a chance to pair their food with a great drink as well. Bar services include bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast and house beer. Additional bar services include:

  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • Limited bar
  • Liquor license
  • Open bar
  • Outside alcohol
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer
  • Specialty wine
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401 Reviews for Main Event Caterers

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.8

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  • Rachel

    Rachel Distefano · Getting married on 12/21/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Food Heaven

    Spencer and his team were amazing at our tasting!! From start to finish they put out the “red carpet” and presented the most beautiful and delicious food options I’ve ever tasted! Such a first class experience! I have the utmost confidence that our wedding will be in good hands with Main Event!!

    Sent on 05/04/2019

    Main Event Caterers's reply:

    Rachel- Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to seeing you soon! You are definitely in great hands with Spencer and the team at Main Event Caterers
  • K

    Kelly · Married on 11/09/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing Service, Delicious Food, All Around Perfect!

    Over a year out from our wedding, we did a tasting with Main Event and after that, decided we didn't need to do any other tastings. Anytime we told a vendor we had Main Event for our catering, we got extremely positive feedback, which we knew was a good sign before we even personally worked with them! Courtney was super helpful in assisting us on menu options and selections and overall design of our catering. While we continued to make some changes and reach out with questions leading up to our wedding, she was always super responsive and helpful with getting back to us. As we got closer to our wedding day, Liz, our Event Manager, was extremely communicative and made sure we knew exactly what information needed to be provided and when. We ended up also having to make some last minute adjustments, but that was not an issue at all. On our wedding day, all of the food was delicious, as we expected, but the service was even better than we expected. First course was plated beautifully for guests prior to their entrance into the reception and when it came to entrees, we had multiple guests tell us how nicely the entrees were served by the personnel (a full table all at once). Greg, our supervisor for the day, went above and beyond to make sure we were both taken care of and not once were we empty handed looking for a drink the entire night. He even came to find us in the crowd of wedding guests on the dance floor to offer glasses of water. All in all, the food was delicious, the service was impeccable, and we'd highly recommend Main Event to anyone looking for a caterer that will exceed your expectations!

    Sent on 11/12/2019

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Main Event Caterers FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service?
    $ 100.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    $ 90.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    $ 110.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?
    $ 75.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?
    Delivery
    Set Up
    Clean Up
    Cake
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Cocktail Reception
    Server(s)
    Tastings
    Chairs
    Tables
    China
    Linens
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Wine
  • What event services do you provide?
    Delivery
    Set Up
    Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide?
    Buffet
    Cake
    Cake Cutting
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater?
    African
    American
    Asian
    British
    Cajun
    Caribbean
    Chinese
    Ethiopian
    French
    German
    Indian
    Italian
    Japanese
    Korean
    Latin American
    Local
    Mediterranean
    Mexican
    Middle Eastern
    Russian
    Southern
    Southwestern
    Spanish
    Thai
    Vietnamese
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate?
    Gluten Free
    Lactose Free
    No Pork
    Organic
    Vegan
    Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Liquor License
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    House Beer
    Specialty Beer
    House Wine
    Specialty Wine
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Outside Alcohol
  • 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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28 Endorsements

  • Event Details by Edelina
    Event Details by Edelina Wedding Planners

    I worked many events with Main Event (normally at Carnegie and River Farm) and I have found their staff to always be top notch! The food is wonderful and they're very responsive to client's needs.

  • Event Details by Edelina
    Event Details by Edelina Wedding Planners

    I worked many events with Main Event (normally at Carnegie and River Farm) and I have found their staff to always be top notch! The food is wonderful and they're very responsive to client's needs.

  • Nana Floral - Event
    Nana Floral - Event Wedding Florists

    Amazing company and amazing people. This company knows how to be helpful and create generous service to no limits. the food was terrific, and overall reasonably priced. The server seemed to read my mind and was taking care of everything as I thought of it. Everyone involved - from planning to set-up to serving, to clean-up was so professional and pleasant. We were able to put on the event we wanted within the budget we'd planned every time. Great work with Spencer and team last year and many more weddings to go.

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