Best Caterers
in Charlotte

Why These Caterers?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A Piece of Havana

A Piece of Havana has been a Charlotte caterer since 2008. The location is known for excellent Cuban food and for the entertainment at its Havana Lounge and features catering services for special events, parties, and meetings. The whole menu can be catered, although one-week notice is required, and the delivery area is limited for orders of more than four entrees. The company has been featured in Charlotte Magazine, was named Business to Visit" by Traveller™ Magazine, and holds an A+ rating with the BBB.

Charlotte, NC(980) 288-4770


Berry Scrumptious Catering

Berry Scrumptious Catering has been catering in Harrisburg since 2003. The family-owned company is licensed and insured and can handle corporate events, weddings, and private parties with options for delivery service throughout the area or pick-up. All menus can be customized and wedding reception coordination is also available. Berry Scrumptious is inspected by the Health Department and enjoys a large number of repeat customers due to its high standards, attention to detail, and customer service.

Harrisburg, NC(704) 231-2537


Best Impressions, Inc.

Best Impressions, Inc. has been catering in Charlotte since 1989. The group is comprised of Best Impressions Caterers, Byron’s South End venue, and The Grill & Picnic Company. Best Impressions Caterers' Executive Chef is James Fox from The Culinary Institute of America, and the team is renowned for pulling off fine dining experiences at large-scale events. Clients use the group for weddings and grand philanthropic galas to large company picnics, oyster roasts, and barbecues.

Charlotte, NC(704) 333-9779


Catering By Tracy

Catering By Tracy has been catering in Mooresville for 10 years and brings almost 30 years of experience in the field. The group caters for dnner parties, social events, wedding receptions, and tailgating with BBQs, burgers, seafood, and wings. Clients can reserve the mobile cooker with staff, have food delivered, request buffet set-up, serving, and clean-up, request daily meals for a family, or order boat lunch delveries. Servers, chef staffing, event planning, bartender, and rentals are also available.

Mooresville, NC(704) 607-3078


Chef’s Catering

Chef’s Catering started catering for the Matthews area back in 1980. The company is known for affordable prices, current menus and cuisine, and top-notch customer service with catering for corporate occasions, weddings and rehearsal dinners, custom events for cocktail parties, dinners, and theme parties, and Smokin' Que BBQ. Menus are available online for viewing, and the group can also provide everything from in-house wedding planners, florals, and props to linens, china, entertainment, and parking valets.

Matthews, NC(704) 321-2121


Creative Catering

Creative Catering has been a Charlotte catering company since 1995 and has almost 30 years of experience in the field. The group is known for its articstic flair and fine catering for weddings, rehearsal dinners, social events, bridal showers, church events, and business meetings. Menus cover breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as hors d'oeuvres, side items, soups and salads, and desserts, and sample menus are available online for viewing.

Charlotte, NC(704) 373-2900


Dressler's Restaurant

Dressler's Restaurant has been a Charlotte catering company for 15 years. Clients can request both on and off-site services for events large and small including birthdays, retirements, employee appreciation events, reunions, bridal showers, business seminars, luncheons, and charity events. Dressler's itself can accomodate up to 75 guests for a seated dinner with video/audio equipment, large patio, and live music on request as well as complementary valet.

Charlotte, NC(704) 909-6295


Heaven Sent Catering

Heaven Sent Catering has been a catering company in Charlotte for 10 years. The owner boasts almost 30 years of experience in cooking and management and prepares elegant dinners for 10 to receptions for 200 as well as food services for schools throughout the area. She is also a Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional, and a member of the Dietary Managers Associations. HSC has won four WeddingWire Bride's/Couples' Choice Awards, and sample menus can be viewed online.

Charlotte, NC(704) 399-0088


Jack's New Yorker Deli

Jack's New Yorker Deli has been a Charlotte caterer since 2002. Menus range from its signature Reubens and cheesesteaks with chips and pickles to breakfast options and gourmet salads. The team is known for using only top-quality meats and cheeses and for having friendly customer service and a "Southern Charm." Clients can fill out an easy online form to request catering services, and someone will be in touch to confirm.

Charlotte, NC(980) 226-5098


Melanie Rowe Catering

Melanie Rowe Catering handles catering throughout Rock Hill. The group deals with corporate affairs, cocktail receptions, and employee luncheons with personalized menus and focus on brand representation. Wedding menus are also available with planners who make sure couples' visions are brought to life as well as catering for other social gatherings from birthdays to block parties. Customers can fill out an online event request form to initiate services.

Rock Hill, NC(803) 325-7906


Morning Star Catering

Morning Star Catering serves Charlotte residents with catering. Customers appreciate the fresh ingredients as well as professional service with options ranging from intimate dinners and hors d'oeuvres with a private chef to a black-tie affair, European-style buffet, and wedding packages. Box lunches, picnics, and breakfast menus are also available, and Morning Star offers fixed menus that can be customized per each client's needs, style, and budget

Charlotte, NC(704) 531-7827


Occasions Catering Inc.

Occasions Catering Inc. opened for business as a Charlotte caterer in 1998. The full-service, off-premise catering company has a reputation for top-quality foods, friendly staff, and a team approach to its work. Clients can peruse various services for corporate needs, casual affairs, social gatherings, weddings, and family dinners online. Occasions Catering has beenrecognized by Charlotte Chamber’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, and 50 Most Influential Women.

Charlotte, NC(704) 333-1060


Queen City Catering

Queen City Catering has served the Charlotte community with catering since 2010. Today the company boasts a 10,000 square foot catering facility and 40 full-time employees, and customers can order diretly online from an extensive menu of breakfast items, boxed lunches, trays and sides, hot buffets, snacks, hors d'oeuvres, and desserts. Clients can also use the group for full-service events with a set of planning tools including venues, photographers, and florists right on the website.

Charlotte, NC(704) 305-7778


Queen City Q

Queen City Q handles catering in Charlotte. The veteran-owned business provides catering for small in-home gatherings as well as corporate events with 1,000 guests and also rents out its own party room or full facility if desired. Customers are asked to give 24-hours notice, and services include pickup, delivery, small service with set-up and disposable pans, and large service with chrome chafers, tablecloths, set-up, and clean-up. Queen City Q has been named the best BBQ by Charlotte Magazine and supports local charities.

Charlotte, NC(704) 334-8437


Savory Moments, LLC

Savory Moments, LLC has been serving Huntersville with catering services since 2009. Customers can order catering for bridal showers, corporate needs, special events, and holidays, and rentals are available as well as Savory Moment's own event space and its Magnolia Woods Event Venue. The company was featured in The Charlotte Observer, was named a Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, and supports various organizations through its work.

Huntersville, NC(704) 910-3289


SMS Catering Services, Inc.

SMS Catering Services, Inc. has been handling catering services for Charlotte residents for over 40 years. SMS boasts a large banquet hall on nine acres for events of every kind with tents, tables, and entertainment available, or clients can request off-site catering with a mobile kitchen. Menus feature countless possibilities from upscale items to BBQs, and the company holds an A+ rating with the BBB.

Charlotte, NC(704) 536-1500


Street Spice Food Truck

Street Spice Food Truck is a Charlotte catering company. The team seeks to bring gourmet international street food to the area and offers catering via food truck bookings, lunches and private catering, and weddings and themed parties. Clients love the customizable menus, box lunches and trays, gourmet slider bars, and live-action chef stations. The owner graduated from Johnson and Wales, was featured on Good Morning Charlotte, and supports local farmers and businesses in his work.

Charlotte, NC(704) 207-8812


Taste Of Hope Catering

Taste Of Hope Catering provides catering for the Charlotte community. Customers can order from a catering menu for breakfast, lunch, dinner, breaks, and box lunches or request a custom menu, and the team uses seasonal vegetables and herbs from its own on-site garden. Clients also use Taste of Hope's event facility for up to 250 guests, and a Catering Manager or Executive Chef are happy to help with all the details.

Charlotte, NC(704) 372-8809


The Southern Gourmet

The Southern Gourmet is a catering company in Charlotte. The team offers a wide range of services including a full catering menu for everything from box and boardroom lunches to cocktail parties and weddings, big game cookouts, and family meals. Clients can also rent the company's indoor banquet venue featuring a Southern garden feel, water fountains, and space for 25 to 140 guests, and all-inclusive catering and bartending packages are available.

Charlotte, NC(704) 849-7646


Waiter’s Choice

Waiter’s Choice brings 25 years of experience to Charlotte catering clients. The team offers 24/7 catering services for corporate events, in-office needs, all-inclusive private parties, tailgating grills, and formal celebrations with no extra fess for after-hours or weekend services. On-site event planners are also available. Waiter’s Choice is a member of the Chamber of Commerce for both Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties.

Charlotte, NC(704) 393-0009


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