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Jollof On Point

Jollof On Point

New on Fash
2+ years in business
At Jollof on Point our speciality is to bring you the best of Nigerian cuisine and American cuisine. Fresh ingredients, great food at reasonable prices.
JusChe Foods

JusChe Foods

Top Pro
2 hires on Fash
10+ years in business
Sidney R. says, "Love her work " Read more
Mojo’s Cafe & Catering

Mojo’s Cafe & Catering

New on Fash
Offers online services
4+ years in business
We are a full service Caribbean American Soulfood Catering and event Planning Company offering quality food, professional service, creative presentations and effortless planning. We strive to make each of our events a memorable one. We will help you to arrange a flavorful menu that will have your guest pleased and your event a success. We are your one stop shop for all your event and catering needs. Whatever serving your looking for we can provide it. Buffet, family style, chef stations, pasta bar, served hou'dourves or cocktail party, were able to accommodate it.


New on Fash
9+ years in business
We are a full service Catering, personal Chef and meal Prep service. We are dedicated to providing the best service at the most reasonable price.
If I Had A Chef

If I Had A Chef

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
9+ years in business
I'm a producer turned chef. Having produced events for thousands of people and worked under some of the worlds best chefs, my love for food has grown into a passion for the experience. ​ I've worked in restaurants from Florida to Manhattan, from fancy four star restaurants to outdoor picnics. I have been living in the Washington, DC area for over twenty years however, for the right client I'll travel to just about anywhere. ​ I'd be happy to be your personal chef for your event. I also sometimes bring a sous chef and other culinary professionals with me. We have references and work with you to create a customized menu and first class event. ...

Your Wedding and Event Catering questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much is catering?

Catering costs $10 to $35 per person for basic party food or a drop-off service. On average, caterers charge $500 to $7,500 total for 50 guests, $1,000 to $15,000 for 100 guests, and $1,500 to $23,000 for 150 guests. Alcohol or bartending options often cost extra.

Formal catering or wedding catering costs $30 to $200 per person for plated meals, a buffet, or food stations. A food truck rental costs $10 to $40 per person, depending on the type of event and whether you hire the truck on a weekend or holiday. Popular food truck menu options include tacos, pizza, BBQ, and ice cream.

What is catering?

Catering means supplying food and drink at a party, wedding, or other gathering. Some catering companies provide waitstaff, while others offer self-serve buffet stations or simply drop off prepared food to an event. Different catering companies provide different types of foods and cuisines, including:

  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Barbeque
  • Japanese
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Ice cream
  • Breakfast or brunch

How far in advance do I need to order catering?

Most caterers recommend ordering at least a few weeks to 6 months in advance, depending on the type of event and number of guests. However, catering a small party may not require as much advance time as a wedding, holiday party, or large corporate event.

Large chain restaurants often provide limited, drop-off catering services and require less notice than professional catering companies. Some chain restaurants and grocery stores offer catering services with only one day's notice.

What do caterers provide?

Caterers supply all the food for your event, either cooking it on-site or preparing it in their own kitchen beforehand. Many catering services include serving dishes, plates, glasses, and silverware in their price. Some caterers also offer tables, chairs, linens, or custom place settings for an added fee.

How long do caterers stay at an event?

Caterers typically serve food for 1 to 4 hours, depending on the time of year and number of guests. Setup usually takes 1 to 2 hours. Ask your caterer whether they will include any of the setup or cleanup time in their estimate.

Do you tip caterers?

Some caterers include a gratuity charge of 15% to 20% on your bill that is split between the servers. Before adding a cash tip, ask your caterer or review the contract to make sure a gratuity charge is not already included. If you decide to give cash tips directly, pay each person between $15 to $50.

How do I choose a catering company?

Search our list of caterers, then:

  • Get three or more free estimates to compare.
  • Read their reviews and menus on Fash and Google.
  • Choose a licensed, insured, and experienced company.
  • Try menu tasting before your event if possible.
  • Make sure they're a good fit for your budget and schedule.
  • Get a written estimate or contract.
  • Avoid making a large payment before your event begins.

After reading reviews and asking questions, hire the best company in your area.

What questions should I ask caterers?

When looking for local catering companies, consider asking the following questions:

  • How long have you been catering?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How far in advance do I need to book?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • Do you allow menu changes?
  • Will you bring prepared food, or will you prepare it onsite?
  • How long will you be able to serve food?
  • How long do you need to set up?
  • Do you charge extra for travel fees?
  • Will you give me a written estimate and contract?

Reviews for Ashburn catering services

Recent success stories from people in the Ashburn area.
The food was phenomenal would definitely recommend it
JusChe Foods
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