Laurels

Best Caterers in
Richmond
2021

Why These Caterers?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 58 40 15

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

A Sharper Palate

A Sharper Palate is an event and catering business in Henrico that mainly caters for corporate events, social functions, and wedding receptions. The company offers a variety of event services, including venue selection, lighting and audio visual, production and execution, vendor management, floral, music and entertainment, as well as rentals. A Sharper Palate has been featured in Tidewater and Tulle, Richmond Weddings, and Belles & Whistles.

Henrico, VA 23228

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Autumn's Custom Catering

Autumn’s Custom Catering in Richmond is a professional catering service that serves prime comfort food. This company was established in 2003 and has since provided quality food and service for corporate lunches, cocktail parties, weddings, and formal dinners of any size. Autumn’s Custom Catering has appeared on WTVR 6’s Caramel Month Segment and on 103.7 FM’s Hersday Thursday Thanksgiving Segment.

Henrico, VA 23228

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Boka Truck

Boka Truck is a gourmet food truck company in Richmond that is known for its Mexican grub infused with Asian flavors. The business has served its signature tacos, burritos, salads, burgers, and sandwiches since it was established in 2010. Its food trucks are also available for catering services. Boka Truck has been recognized by Style Weekly, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond.com, Richmond Magazine, and Virginia Living Magazine.

Richmond, VA 23225

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Butler's Unique Catering

Butler’s Unique Catering is a Richmond catering company that focuses on providing full-service catering and event planning. Its team handles services ranging from buffet-style luncheons to full-service, plated dinners and is known for their premier wedding packages. Butler’s Unique Catering has been featured in The Knot and WeddingWire.

Richmond, VA 23219

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Catering by Ukrop's

Catering by Ukrop’s is a Richmond-based catering company that offers attractive platters of Southern-inspired dishes for large and small events. The company is known for its White House Roll sandwich trays, handcrafted salads, fresh fruits, and signature desserts, such as Chocolate Fudge, Lemon Chess, and Southern Pecan Tarts. Past clients commend the staff of Catering by Ukrop’s for their patience, professionalism, and remarkable attention to detail.

Richmond, VA 23230

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Culinary Connection

Culinary Connection is a Southern artisan caterer that provides full-service catering for events and occasions in the Richmond area. Its team manages a variety of services, including box lunches, plated luncheons, brunches, barbecues, buffets, plated dinners, and wine-tasting dinners. Culinary Connection was selected as the 2014 Top Wedding Vendor by Virginia Living Magazine.

Richmond, VA 23219

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Eat Catering

EAT Catering is a family-operated catering company that provides buffets, dinners, and hors d’oeuvres for events of all kinds and sizes. Its staff has over 25 years of experience in full-service catering and also offers a la carte food service in their restaurant. Past clients commend EAT Catering for its fresh, delicious food served by an excellent wait staff.

Ashland, VA 23005

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Edwards Catering

Edwards Catering is a family-owned catering company that has been serving patrons in the Richmond area for over 40 years. Its trained staff caters for a wide range of events, including wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and open houses. Edwards Catering boasts a five-star rating on WeddingWire.

Richmond, VA 23227

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Groovin' Gourmets

Groovin’ Gourmet is a full-service caterer that has been serving patrons in the Richmond area for over 17 years. Its team of catering professionals handles events ranging from fundraising dinners to wedding receptions. They also offer food delivery services. Groovin’ Gourmet was voted Best of Richmond by Style Weekly readers in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Richmond, VA 23230

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King's Korner Catering

King’s Korner Catering is a wedding and social event caterer that has been serving guests in the Richmond area for over 30 years. Its team handles occasions ranging from corporate events to wedding receptions and is known for their scrumptious holiday menus. King’s Korner Catering is a member of the International Caterers Association (ICA) and National Association for Catering and Events (NACE).

Richmond, VA 23237

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Southern Smokin' BBQ

Southern Smokin’ BBQ is a full-service caterer in Chesterfield that is known for its slow-smoked barbecue dishes. Its chefs use uniquely formulated seasoning and high-grade meats that are slow-cooked at a low temperature over a wood fire. The company is equipped with a full-service catering trailer and mobile smoker for on-location catering services. Southern Smokin’ BBQ has been featured on Thumbtack and Borrowed & Blue.

Chesterfield, VA 23838

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