Best Caterers in Independence

Why These Caterers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Independence Caterers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Applewood BBQ

Applewood BBQ is a catering service in Independence that serves award-winning applewood and hickory smoked barbecue. The caterer offers barbecue classics like brisket, ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, and smoked chicken as well as their four signature BBQ sauces: raspberry, apple, sweet, and hot. Applewood BBQ constantly strives to maintain their excellent customer service by having a clear understanding of customer needs and continually improving their processes.

Independence, MO 64055


Davis House of Catering

Davis House of Catering is an event vendor in Independence that serves at weddings, intimate dinners, memorials, corporate functions, and other gatherings. The company offers various serving options, and two unique offerings are the pop-up restaurant with a personal chef and the cooking classes that make the occasion a fun learning experience. Davis House of Catering welcomes ideas to support community causes.

Independence, MO 64050


Dominic’s Casual Italian

Dominic’s Casual Italian is a restaurant in Gladstone that caters private parties and big events across the metro. The team of efficient kitchen and customer service professionals can provide the meals off-premises within a 24-hour notice, and the menu contains an array of appetizers, spedini bowls, toasted sandwiches, pizzas and calzones, desserts, and drinks. Dominic’s Casual Italian has a drive-thru location in Kansas City, and it takes pick-up orders online. The company runs a VIP program for food lovers.

Gladstone, MO 64118


Joe Joe’s Catering

Joe Joe’s Catering is an event vendor in Kansas. The team serves a minimum of 12 guests, and it has buffet and platter options. Joe Joe’s Catering delivers to Kansas City proper and neighboring communities, and it can recommend venues within the metro.

Kansas City, MO 64111


PB&J Restaurants

PB&J Restaurants is a provider of great food and drinks in Overland Park that caters weddings, birthday dinners, retirement parties, and other special occasions. The company operates YaYa’s Euro Bistro, Paradise Diner, Newport Grill, and Burnt End BBQ, and it also offers a range of hospitality services. PB&J Restaurants sells gift cards that enable to share gustatory delights with their loved ones.

Overland Park, KS 66212


Salt Catering

Salt Catering is an event vendor in Kearney. The company handles weddings, anniversaries, fundraisers, and even funerals, and it collaborates closely with clients to understand their and their guests’ preferences and requirements. Salt Catering has plated and buffet options, and it also delivers to offices.

Kearney, MO 64060


Smokin’ Guns BBQ & Catering

Smokin’ Guns BBQ & Catering is a provider of lip-smacking food in North Kansas City that locals and tourists have trusted for more than 20 years. The owners are Kansas City Barbecue Society members, and they have won numerous industry honors, including the Grand Champion title at the 1999 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. Smokin’ Guns BBQ & Catering serves its winning recipes and new creations, including smoked beef brisket, smoked catfish, and peach crisp.

North Kansas City, MO 64116


Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza is a restaurant in Lee’s Summit that operates seven days a week. The team caters events, such as baby showers, graduation parties, and memorials, and its food and beverage menu features pan meat lasagna, mozzarella sticks, gluten-free pizzas, vegan desserts, and cocktails. Waldo Pizza serves lunch buffets from Monday to Saturday at its location, and it has delivery and carry-out services. The crew can serve the meals out of eco-friendly containers.

Lee's Summit, MO 64086


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