Laurels
Best Caterers
in Nashville
2017

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 Nashville, TN.

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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 Catered Affair

A Catered Affair has provided catering services to Nashville and surrounding areas since 1997. They offer event planning, venues, and full-service catering. They are the exclusive caterer for Legacy Farms and a preferred caterer for a variety of wedding venues, including Cheekwood, The Cannery, and Belle Meade Plantation. They have received many awards from WeddingWire, including the 2014 and 2015 Couples’ Choice Awards and the 2012 and 2013 Bride’s Choice Awards.

Lebanon, TN(615) 321-2394

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Actual Food Nashville

Actual Food Nashville is a locally-owned catering company serving the metro Nashville area. They offer full-service catering and event planning. They use fresh, local ingredients to create healthy menu options. The business has a five-star rating on WeddingWire. Customers compliment the fresh, creative food and the professional service.

Nashville, TN(615) 490-6139

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Alexander's Catering

Alexander's Catering has provided catering services to the metro Nashville area for over a decade. They specialize in specific cuisine requests and they accommodate vegan, gluten free, or other dietary restrictions. Their menu includes breakfast, boxed lunches, buffets, party trays, beverages, and desserts. Alexander’s Catering has a five-star rating on Facebook.

Nashville, TN(615) 726-3699

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Chef's Market

Chef's Market is a locally-owned Nashville business that has been in operation for over a decade. They offer a variety of culinary options, including a dine-in restaurant, delivery, and catering. Their catering menu is fully customized for each customer. They have a 4.5-star rating on Yelp and a 4.7-star rating on Facebook. Customers speak highly of the delicious food and excellent staff.

Nashville, TN(615) 851-2433

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Clean Plate Club

Clean Plate Club is a full-service catering company based in Nashville, Tennessee. They have more than three decades of experience in catering events of all sizes. They are experienced in catering Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s, production events, social events, corporate events, and weddings. They offer fully customizable menus to suit each event. They are an approved caterer for a number of locations in the area, including The Parthenon, The Belle Meade Plantation, Grand Ole Opry, Belcourt Theater, The Temple, and more.

Nashville, TN(615) 661-5866

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Dream Events & Catering

Dream Events & Catering is a full-service event company serving Nashville, middle Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky. The locally-owned business has been in operation since 1991. They provide catering, entertainment, planning, and design for all types of events. Their catering services include breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverage stations, buffets, plated meals, desserts, box lunches, menu planning, customization, and more.

Nashville, TN(615) 259-0848

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Edley's Bar-B-Que

Edley's Bar-B-Que is a Nashville restaurant that specializes in southern barbecue food. In addition to dine-in service, they also offer catering services and event space for all types of occasions. Catering can be picked up or delivered to the event. All of the food is made fresh daily. The catering menu includes a variety of meat, sides, appetizers, drinks, and desserts. Customers compliment the fantastic food and service they received from Edley’s Bar-B-Que.

Nashville, TN(615) 953-2951

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Flavor

Flavor is a locally-owned catering business serving the metro Nashville area for over a decade. They cater a variety of venues, including The Canary Ballroom, Front Porch Farms, The Ryman, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, Ascend Amphitheater, and more. They offer a variety of menu themes, including fine dining, backstage events, corporate meeting buffets, and southern wedding style. Flavor has a five-star rating on Facebook.

Nashville, TN(615) 207-2787

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G Catering

G Catering is a locally-owned business that provides off-site catering services for the metro Nashville area. They provide catered meals for all types of events, including corporate, special events, and weddings. They are a 4.8-star rated business on Facebook. Customers compliment the excellent team of professionals.

Nashville, TN(615) 872-8230

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Lana's Copper Kettle Cafe & Catering

Lana's Copper Kettle Cafe & Catering is a Nashville-based business that specializes in the culinary industry. They offer dine-in restaurant or off-site catering services with a focus on southern cuisine. They cater to events of all sizes and types. Their catering menu includes a variety of buffet packages and food items to choose from. The business has a five-star rating on Facebook.

Nashville, TN(615) 383-7242

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Loveless Events

Loveless Events is a full-service event venue serving the metro Nashville area. They offer a variety of services, including on-site and off-site catering. They offer a variety of menu formats, including southern style buffets, plated meals, family-style dinners. They have a 4.8-star rating on Facebook. Customers compliment the amazing staff and tasty food.

Nashville, TN(615) 724-7991

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Monell's

Monell's is a southern-style restaurant serving the Nashville area since 1995. They offer a family style dining experience in one of their three locations or catering to on-site and off-site events. Their menu includes a wide selection of appetizers, salads, meat, sides, and desserts. Monell’s is the recipient of the 2015 WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Awards. They have a 4.8-star rating on Facebook. They receive many compliments from satisfied customers on the quantity and quality of the food.

Nashville, TN(615) 248-4747

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Nashville Catering Company

Nashville Catering Company has provided the metro Nashville area with catering services for more than two decades. They offer catered dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a wide selection of menu items. They specialize in catering special occasions and corporate events. They also offer in-house catering from their sister café’s, Acklen Park Café and Tower Café.

Nashville, TN(615) 781-2324

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Sandra's Catering

Sandra's Catering offers full-service gourmet catering for the middle Tennessee area. They cater events of all types, from picnics to elaborate weddings. They offer drop-off or wait staff services. Their menu includes a wide selection of hot and cold hors D’oeuvres, lunch items, dinner items, side orders, and desserts. They also offer fully customizable menus.

Nashville, TN(615) 662-1909

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Smokin Thighs

Smokin Thighs is a locally-owned Nashville restaurant that specializes in smoked and grilled poultry products. Customers can choose to dine-in, order from the food truck, or off-site catering. They offer a selection of appetizers, chicken salads, and smoked or grilled wings with a variety of flavors. Their catering menu includes a selection of family take out and office party take out options. They have a 4.5-star rating with TripAdvisor.

Nashville, TN(615) 601-2582

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Stage Lift Catering

Stage Lift Catering is a full-service catering company serving middle Tennessee and the metro Nashville area. They offer customizable menus in a variety of styles, including buffets, seated dinners, cocktail parties, and more. They provide their services for all types of events, from corporate luncheons to awards banquets. The business owner and Chef, Jim LeClaire has more than three decades of culinary experience.

Mt. Juliet, TN(615) 773-2258

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STF Events & Catering

STF Events & Catering is a Nashville-based business that specializes in providing unique menus and event plans. Their menu includes hors d’oeuvres, buffets, plated dinners, whimsical appetizer items, and more. The locally-owned business has served the area for more than a decade. STF Events & Catering has a five-star rating on Facebook. They receive compliments on the flavorful dishes and friendly service.

Murfreesboro, TN(615) 430-2998

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The Chef & I

The Chef & I is a locally-owned catering company that has served the Nashville area for nearly a decade. They have provided full-service gourmet catering for a variety of events, including corporate, private, non-profit, weddings, music events, and more. They also offer a dine-in restaurant and cooking classes. They have a 4.8-star rating on Facebook.

Nashville, TN(615) 730-8496

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The Southern Steak & Oyster

The Southern Steak & Oyster is a Nashville-based business that offers restaurant dining and catering services. The restaurant offers a shuck-to-order oyster bar, locally-grown produce, directly-sourced local beef, sustainable seafood, and more. Their food style includes indigenous flavors with exotic ingredients. They cater a wide range of event styles, including intimate cocktail receptions, casual buffets, and lavish full-service seated dinners. They are also licensed to provide hosted bar services.

Nashville, TN(615) 724-1762

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The Sunflower Cafe

The Sunflower Café is a Nashville company that specializes in vegetarian cuisine. Customers can choose to eat at their dine-in location, take-out, or catering services. They use fresh, local, and organic ingredients for their seasonal menu. Food items include veggie burgers, salads, vegan BBQ, wraps, and more. Their catering menu includes options for boxed lunches, dip party platters, appetizer platters, sweet platters, salads, main dishes, side dishes, and beverages.

Nashville, TN(615) 457-2568

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