Wedding caterers have an important role to play—making sure the food and drink are top notch on your big day! Whether you’d prefer a casual buffet-style meal or a formal plated dinner, wedding caterers will create a delicious menu your guests won’t soon forget. Be sure to read reviews on WeddingWire of wedding caterers before booking!
Main & Market is an award-winning wedding caterer in Annapolis, Maryland serving couples in Baltimore, Washington and Maryland for over 25 years. In addition to providing wedding food and custom event creation for couples, Main & Market also specializes in decadent and gourmet desserts. Services... (Wedding Caterers)
A Spice of Life Catering + Events is a full-service wedding catering company in Boulder, Colorado. Since 1987, they have been committed to providing high-quality food and beverages with overwhelming presentation and first-class service. Feel like a guest at your own wedding by booking now with A... (Wedding Caterers)
The Pasta House Co. Catering is a wedding catering company based in Saint Louis, Missouri. The company was founded in 1974 in hopes of providing exceptional Italian food at fair prices. The catering team works to attend to every detail to ensure that your celebration is a unique and exciting... (Wedding Caterers)
Aspen Catering is located in Grapevine, Texas, and provides premier cuisine for wedding occasions. Since 1997, this full-service enterprise has designed customized menus that center on each couple’s tastes and wishes. Their versatile menus are inspired by international cuisine, from traditional... (Wedding Caterers)
Robert Ryan Catering & Design is a wedding caterer based in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. With over 25 years of experience, they have the expertise to exceed your expectations. The family-owned and operated business treats you like family with their personal approach. Allow them to provide you with... (Wedding Caterers)
Custom menus. Expert service. WeddingWire Couples Choice Award winner. Eggwhites Catering serves Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, the Palm Beaches, the Florida Keys and surrounding areas. Eggwhites Catering brings the highest standard of catering excellence to South Florida... (Wedding Caterers)
Based in Baltimore, Maryland, Atlantic Caterers, Inc. provides high-quality catering services for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, and other nuptial events. This family-owned and -operated catering company specializes in creating custom dining experiences for each individual event. Atlantic... (Wedding Caterers)
GOOD LIFE CATERING is an experienced catering and event planning company located in Greenville, South Carolina.... (Wedding Caterers)
Melrose Catering is a full-service wedding caterer based in Brea, California that serves the greater Orange and Los Angeles County areas. For over 23 years, these catering professionals have offered great client service, beautiful décor and a worldly menu at competitive prices. Their mantra is that... (Wedding Caterers)
Catering Creations is a wedding caterer based in Omaha, Nebraska that specializes in creating specialty menus. The company comprises of numerous professionals, led by its owner Jennifer Snow, and renowned chefs, who all work together to provide complete wedding services from the planning process up... (Wedding Caterers)
Visions Catering is a premier wedding caterer servicing the Triad, Durham, and Charlotte areas of North Carolina. Visions Catering is known for providing exquisite service, from fresh foods to stunning displays. No matter what size guest list or how big your budget, Visions Catering will customize a... (Wedding Caterers)
Berwick Manor Banquet Center & Catering is a wedding catering company based out of Columbus, Ohio. This family-owned and operated restaurant was originally founded in 1955 by Tony and Maria Susi. For more than 60 years, the Susis have served gourmet Italian cuisine and other favorites to their... (Wedding Caterers)
Kane's Catering is a family-owned wedding caterer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 1972, they have decades of experience in the catering industry. They pride themselves on their reasonable prices and culinary excellence. Set up a tasting and you will be sure to say “I do!”Cuisine Kane's... (Wedding Caterers)
DuJour Catering is a wedding catering company located in New Holland, Pennsylvania, that services the Central Pennsylvania area. The family-owned business was opened in 2000 by head chef and owner Jim Hecker and his wife Cindy. Jim loves food and has catered over 800 events in the past 18 years. Jim... (Wedding Caterers)
Continental Catering is a catering company in San Diego, California. This company has catered over 50,000 weddings since 1984, with unique, tasteful and high-quality food. With a trustworthy reputation, and an original style, this caterer embraces creativity and style when it comes to their cuisine.... (Wedding Caterers)
Diamond Event Center & Catering is a banquet hall in the Cleveland, Ohio area for couples seeking an elegant and private space. This venue features a tray ceiling over the dance floor with mirrored sides and over 50 years of event experience. Couples can find this banquet hall in Brunswick, Ohio; a... (Wedding Caterers)
Dalton’s Northwest Catering is a company located in Portland, Oregon, specializing in weddings and other celebratory events. The family owned and operated company has been servicing the local community with flavorsome cuisine since 1973. They strive to provide the highest quality produce as possible... (Wedding Caterers)
CK Catering is a family-owned wedding caterer in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Having been in the catering business for over 45 years, they are experienced in providing unique and tasty cuisine for your special day. They are willing to take on any challenge or cuisine in order to fulfill your wedding... (Wedding Caterers)
From delicious food to amazing service, an Arthur’s Wedding is truly unlike any other. An Arthur’s Wedding reflects your love and personality as a couple and we work tirelessly to bring your vision to life. Creative menu options make for an unforgettable culinary experience that you and your guests... (Wedding Caterers)
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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
Most couples spend between
$ 1800 - $ 7000
$ 13000 or more
Costs displayed in graph 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.View catering costs
We all know that the most important part of your wedding is about celebrating your commitment to your significant other with your family and friends. But for some, having great food is a very very close second! Choosing the right wedding caterer is essential in making your wedding one to remember. Your caterer may have the biggest impact on your guests' experience of the day.
We all know that wedding food is a popular topic of conversation. Picking reliable and talented wedding caterer will give guests another reason to praise your magical day. Wedding catering is much more than preparing a meal, there must be in-depth understanding of the events of the day and the food's place in the grander scheme. The best wedding caterers will not only create a menu that will wow the taste buds, but also provide service that will help create a beautiful atmosphere and keep your party on track.
Before getting too far into the search for your caterer, check with your venue about their policies. Some venues do not allow outside catering companies.
Here are some things to think about when starting your search.
First, consider the wedding catering style. There are four major catering styles and they include:
Plated Dinner: This is a more formal and traditional style. Each guest selects their meal (either at the event or in advance) and they are served individually. It is important to note this tends to be the priciest of the options because of extra staffing.
Buffet: This is a much more casual style. Guests can serve themselves while servers provide the food. This tends to be the least expensive of the styles and allows guests to choose their own portion sizes.
Family: In this style, servers provide trays of food to each table & guests pass them around the table, like a family dinner. This style is preferred for its inclusive and casual feel. Fair warning, it can be a bit messy.
Cocktail: This is a much more modern style of catering where food stations allow for guests to mix and mingle. The cocktail style allows for a wide variety of foods to be served and, if planned wisely, can save some money.
A few final words of advice, your food and venue theme don't necessarily need to match (i.e. beach wedding doesn't need to be all sea food), but that doesn't mean it can't if that is something you want. If possible, try to check ahead of time for guests' food allergies. You don't want to have someone with a peanut allergy eating food cooked in peanut oil.
When you're ready to start your search, select 'catering' on the drop down menu on the home page or under the 'vendors' tab at the top of the screen. Enter your wedding destination city and state, OR zip code, and see local caterers. It's an absolute necessity to read reviews on WeddingWire from real couples before making the final booking. Even talk to family and friends about catering services that they have used. Choosing your wedding caterer should be a fun experience where you let your creativity shine!