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  • Heirloom Catering

    Heirloom Catering is an event and wedding catering business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Co-owners Brandi and Jesse have...Read more decades of combined experience in the industry and know how much careful planning goes into your big day. They are happy to travel throughout Memphis and the surrounding areas and...

  • Roots & Flavors

    ROOTS & FLAVORS INC. is a professional wedding and event catering company based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This catering...Read more company has over 43 years of experience serving all kinds of special events both domestic and international. ROOTS & FLAVORS INC. is a flexible team of professionals who will cater...

  • Chef Piñeiro - Mesa 364

    Chef Piñeiro - Mesa 364 provides wedding catering services in San Juan, Puerto Rico, specializing in new Caribbean...Read more cuisine. Owner and chef Enrique Piñeiro prides himself on flavorful dishes and top-notch service. He works with couples to design and personalize a wedding day menu to fit their needs...

  • CHEF MARISOLL CATERING

    Weddings and Events caterer serving all of Puerto Rico that specializes in creating Alternative Menus: making the...Read more ordinary, Extraordinary! Since 2007, we have crafted one-of-a-kind menus to suit every couple's needs and tastes. -Cuisine: Mouthwatering Dishes may include American, Mexican, French,...

  • Food Design Catering Service

    "FOOD DESIGN" is a Puerto Rican company composed of young industry professionals dedicated to exceed the expectations of...Read more its customers by providing excellent service. This great company emerges from a long and respectable tradition of service in the preparation and sale of food, specializing in...

  • Hog Wild & A Moveable Feast

    Operating out of Memphis, Tennessee, Hog Wild & A Moveable Feast has been providing catering services for weddings since...Read more 2001. Passionate about preparing gourmet meals for couples and their loved ones, this culinary team is known for their eclectic repertoire and customer service skills. Having...

  • Platinum Party Planners

    Platinum Party Planners is a full-service catering and event planning company. Our goal is to create exceptional events...Read more for our clients. Our events are completely customized, we guide our clients through the planning process of selecting and designing a menu to reflect our clients’ vision. It...

  • Drapers Catering of Memphis

    Draper’s Catering, based out of Memphis, Tennessee, is a premier off-site catering company that provides services to...Read more wedding events. Having been in the business for over 30 years, they craft exceptional customizable menu options that you and your wedding guests will surely love. Cuisine Draper’s...

  • Donelson's Catering

    Serving the entire Memphis region, Donelson’s Catering is a catering company based out of Cordova, Tennessee. This...Read more professional team of cuisine experts strives to provide every celebration with above-and-beyond service and incredible dishes. Available for events of all shapes and sizes, they...

  • Christiani's VIP Catering and Events

    Christiani's VIP Catering and Events is a professional wedding caterer based in Des Moines, Iowa, with more than 40...Read more years of experience. They specialize in providing delicious menu options, fully trained service staff, and bar service to take your celebration to the next level. Cuisine Christiani's...

  • Pig & Pie Catering

    Pig & Pie Catering is a unique wedding catering company based in Nashville, Tennessee, that has serviced the Middle...Read more Tennessee area for over 20 years. The family-owned business, established by Chef John Hamilton, specializes in smoking Nashville’s best pork butts. John and the professional team at...

  • Cutting Edge Catering

    Cutting Edge Catering, based in Southern California, offers couples and clients a highly versatile culinary experience...Read more for their wedding day or Special Event. Their focus is on your tastes, creating a tailored feast filled with your favorites. From delicate hors d’oeuvres and sumptuous desserts, to...

  • Dream Events & Catering

    Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Dream Events & Catering, formerly A Dream Come True Catering, creates delicious dishes...Read more for weddings. The company has brought its creative and detailed-orientated culinary approach to events for over three decades, winning many plaudits along the way. Drawing on a wide...

  • Simply Southern Catering

    Based out of Olive Branch, Mississippi, Simply Southern Catering (Shift Catering Co.) offers full-service catering and...Read more bartending services for any occasion. Whether you're planning an intimate backyard soiree or something more grand and glamorous, this team will make it an unforgettable experience....

  • Big Al's Deli

    Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Big Al's Deli proudly offers catering services for your wedding festivities. Owner and...Read more head chef Al Anderson wants to ensure that your guests are well-fed and happy during your special day. These delicious Southern comfort foods are sure to be a hit with your loved...

  • Chef Penelope's Catering

    Chef Penelope’s Catering is a full-service wedding catering company based in Nashville, Tennessee that services...Read more Nashville and the surrounding areas. The company specializes in delivering beautiful presentation of delicious wedding cuisine. Owner Penelope Pfuntner and her expert catering staff...

  • Little Miami River Catering

    Little Miami River Catering is a wedding catering service based in Xenia, Ohio. The city’s name comes from the Greek...Read more word for “hospitality,” which this company emulates through its high-quality food and service. The culinary team has almost 30 years of experience and can cater to gatherings of all...

  • The Uptown Company! Creative Catering from Table to Tap!

    Based in Greenville, South Carolina, The Uptown Company is a full-service catering company that specializes in weddings...Read more and special events. This locally-owned and operated company offers over a decade of experience in the industry. They collaborate with couples throughout the greater Greenville...

  • Indy Fresh Catering

    INDY FRESH CATERING & EVENTS Owner Toby Nunley opened up Indy Fresh’s doors in 2013 to meet a growing demand for...Read more affordable, high-quality, full-service catering with a variety of menu options—but we’ve actually been going strong for longer! Since 2005, we’ve catered over 300,000 successful events in...

  • CharcuteMe

    We provide a luxury charcuterie experience for your entire wedding celebration, from your bridal shower all the way to...Read more your day-after gift celebration. We offer several options to incorporate charcuterie into all your celebrations. We offer grazing tables for your predinner cocktail hour or as a...

  • The Peached Tortilla

    The Peached Tortilla is a catering company located in Austin, Texas that specializes in weddings and other special...Read more occasions. This eatery combines the familiar and the new, fusing Southern comfort food and Asian cuisine to create a unique culinary experience. Owner and head chef Eric Silverstein was...

  • Jug's Catering Inc

    Jug's Catering has been serving guests in central Indiana for over 50 years. With an unparalleled fleet of state of the...Read more art mobile kitchens, we will arrive at your venue and prepare all of the food on site ensuring the freshest and hottest food possible in the catering industry. When comparing...

  • Good Food Catering

    Good Food Catering is a wedding catering company based in Charleston, South Carolina. When founded in 2004, the business...Read more soon became one of the city’s top caterers due to their restaurant-quality service and food. Executive Chef Tiana Hamilton and her skilled team strive to create long-lasting...

  • Wildberry Catering

    Wildberry Catering is a family-owned and operated catering company located in Lebanon, Tennessee. Owners Brandi and Josh...Read more are honored to be a part of your wedding day and will work diligently to provide you with a memorable culinary experience. Using only the freshest ingredients, this team of...

How much does wedding catering cost?

Food and drink are a major part of the wedding experience (no one wants hangry guests!), so it’s no surprise that you’ll spend a big amount of your total budget on your wedding catering. The average wedding catering cost in the U.S. is about $4,000 with most couples spending between $1,800 to $7,000. Note that wedding catering prices do vary widely depending on your wedding’s location and many other factors, like guest count—but no matter where you’re getting married, delicious and plentiful food is essential to an amazing wedding reception experience.

  • $ 400 or less Lower range
  • $ 4,000 Average cost
  • $ 1,800 - $ 7,000 Most couples spend between
  • $ 13,000 or more Upper range

Costs displayed are based on spend from thousands of couples who recently reported pricing for this service within their WeddingWire review. Pricing varies based on factors including, but not limited to, vendor’s experience, level of expertise, event guest count, date, and geographic region.

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What is included in a wedding catering package?

Your wedding catering may be provided by your wedding venue, or you may want or need to hire an outside caterer. Reading a wedding catering contract can be a bit confusing, but in general, your wedding catering cost will be priced on a “per person” basis. A standard wedding catering package includes the following:
  • Food: The wedding food cost is the most obvious part of a wedding catering package. You’re paying for the actual food that your guests will eat during cocktail hour and the main meal. Whether it’s served plated or buffet style is up to you and your caterer.
  • Beverages: Your caterer will likely provide beverages, both alcoholic and not, for your big day.
  • Staffing: From your event manager to cooks, servers, bartenders, and more, there are lots of staffers that will go into making your wedding day a success. It’s important to work with your caterer to make sure that you have enough people on hand to ensure a smooth reception.
  • Rentals: Your caterer may also provide rentals, from tables to chairs, dishes to glassware, utensils, and more. Some venues provide these rentals, or you may need to hire a separate rentals company.
  • Additional fees: Caterers may charge additional costs and fees, including cake cutting fees, corkage fees, and more. Be sure to read your contract carefully—and ask questions—to make sure you understand your wedding catering cost.

What are the different ways to serve wedding reception food?

When determining your wedding food cost, a big factor will be how you’re planning on serving the meal. There are a few serving style options for weddings:
  • Plated: Otherwise known as a sit-down meal, your guests will be served their meal at their table by a member of the wait staff. There may be a single entrée option served or several entrée options, which your guests can either order in advance (usually on their RSVP card) or at the event. This is the most formal and traditional of wedding serving styles.
  • Buffet: For a more casual serving style, guests serve themselves from a buffet station. Fifty percent of couples choose a buffet-style reception.
  • Family-Style: Servers provide large platters of food to reception tables, and guests pass the trays around and serve themselves.
  • Cocktail-Style: A more modern service style, food is served via passed hors d’oeuvres and at stations. This allows guests to walk around, and mix and mingle during the reception instead of sitting at their tables.

What is the average wedding catering cost per person?

The average wedding catering cost per person varies depending on your wedding’s service style. For a plated meal, the average cost of wedding catering in the U.S. is $40 per person. For a buffet, the average is $27 per person.

Is a wedding reception buffet always the cheaper option?

Most of the time, a wedding reception buffet is indeed less expensive than a plated dinner. While you’ll pay less in staffing and rentals for a buffet-style meal, you’ll need more food since guests are serving themselves. To keep your buffet budget-friendly, avoid serving costly foods (shrimp, for example) buffet-style or have a staffer on hand to serve your guests from the buffet to keep the portions under control.

What is the average cost of alcohol for a wedding?

Alcohol can comprise a major part of your total wedding catering cost. In general, the average starting price in the U.S. for bar service at a wedding is $15 per person.

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