The 10 Best Caterers in Delaware!

One of the biggest stresses of planning for a special event is preparing the food for your guests. The great catering companies of Delaware will lift that weight off your shoulders. From eclectic trays of hors d’oeuvres to masterfully-prepared desserts, take your pick. Here are the 10 best caterers in Delaware.

1. The Waterfall Catering, Claymont, DE

The Waterfall Catering and Special Events venue offers an array of detailed decors, ranging from contemporary to classical European and the facilities can host up to 500 guests. The Grand Ballroom features open 14-foot ceilings with sparkling crystal chandeliers and huge Corinthian marble columns. Plus, get gourmet meals (including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options) great for weddings, special events, and more.

2. Famous Dave’s, Christiana, DE

Who doesn’t love barbecue? Famous Dave’s serves up “wood-smoked meats and house-made sides in an American West-themed space. Here, you can get authentic, pit-smoked barbecue, sides, and desserts that are perfect for any event.

3. Drip Cafe, Hockessin, DE

Drip Cafe supports the local community by serving carefully-prepared foods using natural ingredients sourced from area farms. Offering breakfast and lunch all day long, their seasonal menu is rooted in what is fresh and available. Enjoy made-from-scratch pastries and sandwiches wherever you are with their catering service. Whether you are looking for a dessert tray or hors d'oeuvres, the Drip will be there to fill you up.

4. Sherm’s Catering, Wilmington, DE

Established in 2008 by Sherm Porter, Sherm’s is in its 10th year of catering, and he knows that the service has to be as good as the food. So, let Sherm and his staff manage everything, from preparation to cooking to clean up. Plus, Sherm’s Catering won’t break the bank like some other services, and he truly does enjoy creating creative, tasty dishes for any occasion.

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5. Food for Thought, Wilmington, DE

Since 2001, Food for Thought has been “catering for corporate, private, and impromptu event.” Featuring an “eco-forward line of disposable tableware” that is biodegradable and compostable, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dessert, and feel good about recycling everything afterward. Plus you are not going to beat the food, like jumbo lump crab cakes and Bananas Foster bread pudding.

6. Twice the Spice Caterers, Dover, DE

Cocktail parties, weddings, and breakfast/brunch are just a few of the events that Twice the Spice Caterers cater to. Chef Stephanie Guidry has been dishing up spicy, flavorful dishes since 1997, and you can get all kinds of kicked up foods, from wing assortments and seafood to barbecue and fried chicken. You are sure to get flavor in every mouthful with Twice to Spice.

7. Movable Feast, Wilmington, DE

Since 1988, the Movable Feast has offered hometown catering with the freshest ingredients in prepared in the tastiest and artful way possible. From weddings, graduations, and holiday parties, to business events and picnics, the menus are both open and flexible. Plus, visit their gourmet take-out shop for house made soups, salads, sandwiches or desserts.

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8. Cajun Queens Cuisine, Felton, DE

Specializing in Cajun, Caribbean, and Southern-style dishes, Cajun Queens Cuisine is a sixteen-year-old insured catering company. Whether it is decorating, set up, or take down, the Queen will come to you, and you can expect dishes like crawfish pocket, jambalaya, shrimp étouffee, and New Orleans bread pudding with bourbon sauce.

9. Palate, Rehoboth Beach, DE

With more than a decade in the food business, Gary and Lorraine Papp opened Palate, a bistro and catering services joints with tapestried walls, a copper-top bar, and an extensive kitchen. Lorraine handles the pastries while Gary not only does catering but also teaches culinary arts in Georgetown. Find dishes specialty dishes like bourbon brown sugar slow braised beef brisket and crab quiche.

10. Jimmy’s Grille, Dewey Beach, DE

For the “largest caterer on Delmarva,” look no further than Jimmy’s. Featuring buffet-style catering to feed to feed 50 to 3,000 guests, Jimmy’s has been slinging delicious chow since 1992. Try southern-style favorites like fried chicken or pit roasted barbecue, as well as sides like mac & cheese and roasted herb potatoes.

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