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The Clean Plate Club is a full service catering company based in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1980, owner and event designer Monica Holmes founded The Clean Plate Club. She, her business partner - her son Chris Holmes - and the talented team at The Clean Plate Club offer extraordinary service and delicious cuisine during weddings and events in the Nashville area. We specialze in crafting customized menus to perfeclty reflect your tastes and personailites.You and your guests will rave about The Clean Plate Club鈥檚 mouth-watering menus at your wedding day for years to come.


Services Offered
On the day of your wedding, The Clean Plate Club will take care of delivery, setup and cleanup. The company offers a wide range of catering options during your cocktail hour and wedding reception, which include:

  • Buffet
  • Cake cutting
  • French style
  • Family style
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Hors d鈥檕euvres
  • Bartending

Cuisine
The Clean Plate Club creates customized menus that fit the unique tastes of the couples they work with. Their menus feature cuisine styles from all over the world, including African, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Italian, Southern and Spanish. They also can prepare food that fits the dietary and nutritional needs of you and your guests on your wedding day including but not limited to, Vegetarian, Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Keto and many more.

  • Woman-owned
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Frequently asked questions

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

$25

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

$24

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$15

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

$22

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

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up
Cake Cutting
Dessert
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings
Chairs
Tables
China
Linens
Flatware
Glassware
Chocolate Fountain

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

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)
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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Reviews of The Clean Plate Club

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
72 Reviews
97% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
Jenni
Jenni P. Sent on 05/27/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Delicious!

The food was delicious and garnered so many compliments at the wedding. And really, what more could you want from your catering company but great food and great service?
M
Mike S. Sent on 12/24/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Confidence in your catering choice and more!

The Clean Plate Club catered our Friday evening Welcome to Nashville event prior to our son's wedding in October 2021. But "catered" is not an accurate description of what Monica and company can do for your event. She handled the event rental supplier relationship as well as the beverage provider. That kind of engagement took a load off our shoulders and gave us confidence that it would be a successful, well planned event. The menu choices gave us plenty to choose from and provided a "nod to Nashville" opportunity if you want to select some local flavor. That's five stars in our book!
Helen S.
Ben Sent on 08/13/2019
5 out of 5 rating

If you want a sure thing, go with Clean Plate Club!

Monica and her team at the Clean Plate Club delivered such incredible and delicious food for my wedding in May. The tasting was really fun, and everything was exactly as discussed on the day of. The service and buffet set up were executed beautifully. I'm still in awe of the logistics. The timing of everything went off without a hitch so I didn't even have to think about it. Pro tip: get the biscuits.
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Awards

72
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Cakes By Shara Cakes By Shara Wedding Cakes

I absolutely love the creativity and the delicious food this team makes.

Tucker's Gap Event Center Tucker's Gap Event Center Banquet Halls

The Clean Plate Club are amazing chefs! We've had the Wedding Planners Of Nashville meeting at our venue, Tucker's Gap, and the staff was amazing and helpful, leaving our kitchen spotless. The food they served was perfectly cooked, and the presentation was beautiful. The wedding planners all enjoyed theme, and I'm sure were won over at that time if not already!

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The Clean Plate Club frequently asked questions

At The Clean Plate Club, the cost of the full wedding catering service includes:
  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • China
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Chocolate Fountain
The bar service starting price at The Clean Plate Club includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The Clean Plate Club offers the following event services for weddings:
  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up
The Clean Plate Club 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 The Clean Plate Club, 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 The Clean Plate Club, the following dietary needs can be accomodated:
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Nut Free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
The Clean Plate Club provides the following bar and beverage services for wedding events:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Signature Drink
To cater to all tastes, The Clean Plate Club offers the following food and beverage items:
  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
The Clean Plate Club is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in average response time and 4.8 in value.

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