Laurels
Best Caterers
in Seattle
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 Seattle, WA.

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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 Grand Affaire Catering

A Grand Affaire Catering opened in 1998 to provide Seattle-Tacoma events with fine food through full-service or drop-off catering. Available menu items range from Mediterranean, Italian, and Vietnamese-inspired to customized selections including preparing a client’s family recipe, gluten free, and vegetarian. The catering team works out of DaVita Cafe’s Federal Way kitchen and travels to events within two hours' distance. A Grand Affaire Catering’s Seattle chef graduated from the California School of Culinary Arts and trained with Chef Tom Douglas.

Auburn, WA(206) 957-0037

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Amato Catering

Amato Catering serves Seattle weddings, corporate events, and all kinds of special occasions at dozens of venues, including the company’s Lake Sammamish Center location. Menus integrate Tuscany and Pacific Northwest flavors, using local, seasonal, organic ingredients and always include gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options. Italian-born Chef Amato practiced in his family’s restaurant and the Haute Cuisine School of the Hotel Crillon in Paris, and he supports the Slow Food Association.

Bellevue, WA(206) 683-2900

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Basil’s Kitchen

Basil’s Kitchen is a Seattle caterer, restaurant, and lounge. The catering staff serves weddings and a variety of corporate and social events in banquet rooms for groups from 30 to 190 guests, located in the Tukwila Embassy Suites Hotel. Executive Chef David Wilson creates Northwest meals with Mediterranean flavors and simple preparations. Basil’s Kitchen has been a local Chamber Small Business of the Year and a Tukwila Reporter Best Of winner.

Tukwila, WA(425) 227-9406

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Blue Willow Catering

Chefs at Blue Willow Catering have been providing personalized service for Seattle catered events for more than 15 years. The catering staff assists clients in selecting menus and service for formal plated or buffet meals. Blue Willow menus feature Mediterranean, Indian, and pan-Asian flavors with artisan desserts. Catering throughout the Seattle area is available for meetings, weddings, and parties hosting between 10 and 350 guests. Owner Chef Patty Carow has a degree in Hotel Restaurant Management and 20 years of experience in the Northwest food service industry.

Seattle, WA(206) 938-0988

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Cameron Catering

Cameron Catering specializes in creating and serving local, fresh and seasonal menus for Seattle family, social, and corporate events. Chef Suzanne Cameron is from NYC, cooked professionally in an Alaskan camp and cannery, ran a deli, and taught art in public schools before opening her Seattle catering business. Her artistic skills and education, as well as concern for sustainable practices, influence Cameron Catering’s meals, presentation, and travel.

Seattle, WA(206) 781-8149

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Cochon Catering

Cochon Catering provides Seattle clients with personalized chef services and small to medium party catering. Chef Patrick Frank has more than 30 years of restaurant experience and a decade of catering Seattle small weddings, special occasions, and in-home meals. He customizes menus for clients, reimagining classics, and presents them in plated, buffet, or passed service. Cochon Catering also conducts Seattle cooking classes.

Seattle, WA(206) 999-8251

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Dante’s Inferno Dogs

Dante’s Inferno Dogs caters privately hosted events throughout Greater Seattle. The catering company provides Seattle’s cream cheese hot dogs with the option for gluten free franks and buns and vegan sausages. Clients host hot dog carts in their backyards and office lobbies, and indoor or outdoor catered parties can accommodate between 50 and 1,500 guests. Dante’s Inferno Dogs gives a percentage of its proceeds to area Food Banks and Boys & Girls Clubs.

Seattle, WA(206) 283-3647

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DayoSense Catering

Chef Dayo Jones was born and raised in Seattle and founded DayoSense Catering in 2005. The catering business serves casual and formal events in the Seattle Metropolitan area, including corporate functions, reunions, weddings, and many Seattle organizations including nonprofits, schools, and cities. DayoSense Catering features soul food, multiple cultures’ comfort food, and colorful buffets. Chef Dayo emphasizes a family dinner experience and affordable pricing.

Seattle, WA(206) 722-9200

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Foodz Catering

Foodz Catering is a Seattle business led by internationally trained Executive Chef Shelby Sewell. Clients hire Foodz Catering for weddings, milestone celebrations, and fundraisers with sophisticated or casual choices. Nonprofit organizations receive a catering discount. Menus feature international and Pacific Northwest flavors, Seattle artisan bread, and locally grown ingredients. Chef Sewell is a member of Wedding Network USA, the National Association of Catering Executives, and the International Special Events Society, and Foodz Catering frequently receives Emerald City Applause awards.

Seattle, WA(206) 297-9634

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Herban Feast

Herban Feast is a Seattle catering business with more than 100 culinary professionals and service staff, providing seasonal, locally sourced, creative Northwest meals since 1999. The catering menus feature local herbs and many gluten free items. Clients can also select custom kosher or vegan meals. Herban Feast caters events such as weddings in its indoor and outdoor venues and off-site in Seattle and the Greater Puget Sound region. Seattle Bride Magazine has named Herban Feast as a Best Caterer for several years in a row.

Seattle, WA(206) 932-4717

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Los Agaves

Traditional Mexican street food is the specialty at Los Agaves catered Seattle events. Catering staff with Los Agaves provide passed, buffet, and banquet style service as well as a portable Tacos al Pastor machine for Seattle weddings, parties, and corporate events. The company's Post Alley caterer and restaurant chef moved from Mexico to Seattle two decades ago and has developed menus combining old family recipes with local Northwest ingredients. Seattle Magazine and ReallyMex have featured Los Agaves.

Seattle, WA(206) 504-0202

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Nola’s Boutique Events

Nola’s Boutique Events is a Seattle catering and event planning business committed to sustainable practices. Chef Nola Nevers plans and produces Seattle area catered weddings, corporate events, and private parties. Nola's Boutique Events menu selections build on seasonal, local, organic food from Seattle vendors and a variety of culturally inspired flavors such as Italian, Mexican, and pan-Asian. Chef Nola is a leader in the Women’s Business Exchange and a member of the Snohomish Wedding Guild and National Association of Catering Executives.

Seattle, WA(206) 550-0961

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On Safari Foods

On Safari Foods is a Seattle catering company with menu and service options for big and small events and budgets. The locally-owned and operated caterer has been using local ingredients for a quarter century to create foods built on French, Middle Eastern, American Chinese, Spanish, and eclectic styles. On Safari Foods staff can customize Seattle catering for Va'ad-Harabanim Approved kosher, vegan, or gluten-free selections. The catering business has received King 5 Best of Western Washington and Greener Fields Together recognition.

Seattle, WA(206) 932-9497

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Petra Bistro

Petra Bistro provides catering for Seattle events serving groups of 15-25. The Seattle restaurant hosts customized in-house catering for lunch or dinner, with buffet and passed service style options. Petra Bistro catered events include business functions and family gatherings. Chef Khal Beleh, born and raised in Jordan, uses ancient Mediterranean flavors and spices to create experiences of history, culture, and food.

Seattle, WA(206) 728-5389

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Rain City Catering

Two childhood best friends founded Rain City Catering close to 20 years ago to host and cater Seattle area events. The catering business provides vibrant menus and service for weddings and corporate functions in the Renton Pavilion Event Center. Menu options feature classic, comfort food with some vegetarian options, influenced by such cultures as Hawaiian, Mediterranean, Jamaican, Italian, and Filipino. Executive Chef Jeremy Bryant is the Mariners’ official cook and a graduate of the Culinary Arts Program at South Seattle Community College.

Renton, WA(206) 395-5126

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Seasoned in Seattle Catering

Seasoned in Seattle Catering has been servicing big and small, informal and elegant functions since 1999. Clients can select pick-up or drop-off catering as well as full service which includes bartending, entertainment, flower arrangement, and meals from standard or themed menus. Food and theme choices such as barbecue, pasta, seafood, ice cream socials, German Oktoberfest, Greek, Italian, pan-Asian, and Tex-Mex are available. Seasoned in Seattle Catering has served elegant Seattle weddings and consistently receives accolades from The Knot.

Seattle, WA(206) 723-5596

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Seattle Monster Dogs

Seattle Monster Dogs is a catering company and the largest hot dog stand in Washington. The more than a decade-old, family-owned business caters Seattle events ranging from bachelor parties and weddings to company picnics and tailgating. A catered event comes with one or more hotdog stands and employees, serving Seattle’s cream cheese and grilled onions dogs with drinks, chips, and cookies available. Seattle Monster Dogs has featured in publications such as Food & Wine Magazine and Seattle Weekly.

Seattle, WA(888) 571-4447

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Shooby Doo Catering

Shooby Doo Catering provides Seattle area events with all natural, organic, sustainable meals. The Seattle caterer serves an eclectic array of Mediterranean, pan-Asian, European, and American foods. Executive Chef Shubert Ho and his staff bring experience including Le Cordon Bleu LA training, Four Seasons Hotel service, and backgrounds in Singapore and Mexico. Bar service and collaboration with a local wedding cake baker are available. Shooby Doo Catering has received Best Wedding Caterer in Seattle and King’s 5 Best of Western Washington designations.

Edmonds, WA(425) 361-1725

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St. Clouds Restaurant & Catering

St. Clouds Restaurant & Catering is a Madrona neighborhood, Seattle catering business emphasizing hospitality and creativity since 2000. Clients meet with the chef to craft menus and service to fit their events, from high-end wine-centric meals to art retreats, summer picnics, and life milestone celebrations. The Seattle catering menus feature seasonal cooking, eclectic comfort food, and seafood, influenced by flavors such as French, Vietnamese, Spanish, Californian, and Japanese. St. Clouds Restaurant & Catering services many non-profits and fundraisers and hosts a homeless cooking project.

Seattle, WA(206) 726-1522

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Twelve Baskets Catering

Twelve Baskets Catering has been serving Seattle for more than 40 years. The Seattle caterer personalizes service for clients, such as by integrating a favorite ingredient and crafting kosher, vegetarian, and gluten-free selections. Menus feature styles including French, Italian, Tex-Mex, Greek, and Korean. Catering is available in the Seattle area near Kirkland, for guests ranging from 20 to 1,000, and Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission receives catered events’ leftovers. Twelve Baskets Catering is a Snohomish Wedding Guild and International Caterers Association member and Seattle Magazine Best Caterer winner.

Kirkland, WA(425) 576-1000

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