Laurels

Best Caterers in
Milwaukee
2020

Why These Caterers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Milwaukee 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.

Bar Stars

Bar Stars is a bar catering service with affordable pricing, quality customer service, and customizable beverage packages for events in the Milwaukee Metro area. Owner Janine Rajchel has over 25 years of professional experience in the bar service industry and a degree in Meeting and Event Management. Past customers highly recommend Bar Stars for courteous bartenders, exceptional service, and a fun experience. Bar Stars services weddings, corporate events, and social parties.

Brookfield, WI 53005

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Beans & Barley

Beans & Barley is a specialty market, deli, and café opened in the greater Milwaukee area. Originally opened as a health food store in 1979, Beans & Barley has grown over the years to serve vegetarians, non-vegetarians, and vegans. The market offers a diverse catering menu for pick-up, delivery, or full-service. The catering service can accommodate small breakfast groups to weddings with 200 guests.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Botanas Restaurant

Botanas Restaurant specializes in authentic Mexican cuisine for the Milwaukee Metro area. On-site catering is available in the large banquet hall (seating up to 150 people) or the private party room (seating up to 50 people). Customers can select one of the buffet menus or customize their own buffet. Botanas Restaurant has been voted as Milwaukee’s Best Mexican Restaurant by Shepherd Express, Milwaukee Magazine, and OnMilwaukee.com.

Milwaukee, WI 53204

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Davians

Davians has catered and hosted events in the Milwaukee Metro area for 60 years. The company has grown to now supply fresh, locally-sourced products for corporate dining rooms and cafés, coffee machines, vending machines, and micro markets as well as catering events. Davians operates the full-service Menomonee Falls Event and Conference Center that can accommodate several hundred guests. The facility features beautiful landscaped outdoors, dance floors, dressing rooms, Wi-Fi, advanced audio-visual equipment, and more amenities.

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Emerald City Catering

Emerald City Catering specializes in lunch and dinner deliveries as well as full-service event catering in the Milwaukee Metro area. Known for Big Boss Sauce, the caterer offers a diverse range of menus for any occasion, including holiday meals, full-service wedding buffets, BBQ and tailgate parties, and Friday Fish Fry. Emerald City Catering won the Thumbtack Best of 2015 and 2016 awards and was voted 2012-2014 in the Top 5 for WISN A-List Best Wedding Caterer.

Milwaukee, WI 53172

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Marcus Restaurant Group

Marcus Restaurant Group has over 50 years of experience in Milwaukee’s restaurant industry. Marcus owns restaurants, lounges, and catering services in the Midwest and other locations across the U.S. from coast to coast. Past catering events included Summerfest at the Milwaukee Amphitheater, IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile, and the Milwaukee Air & Water Show. The Marcus catering services also handle family reunions, picnics, bridal showers, and corporate retreats with a variety of event venues and catering menus.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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North Star Catering

North Star Catering started as the North Star American Bistro and Milwaukee Ale House in the greater Milwaukee area. These restaurants began the catering service to meet the growing demand for their food sent in large takeout orders or cooked on-site for events. North Star Catering provides high-quality food and service for weddings, fundraisers, corporate events, in-home dinners, holiday parties, and more. Customers can fully customize both the menu and staffing for each event.

Brookfield, WI 53045

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Skyline Catering

Skyline Catering has served Milwaukee-area clients since 1997. The caterers have built a client list of over 300 corporate businesses and numerous private individuals, working with any size of event or budget. Skyline Catering offers menus for appetizers, breakfast, lunch and dinner, desserts, beverages, picnics, and prides itself on customizing and creating any menu requested by clients. Customers praise the catering company for attention to detail, friendly staff, and impressive food.

The Pasta Tree Restaurant & Wine Bar

The Pasta Tree Restaurant & Wine Bar has served the greater Milwaukee area for over 32 years. The award-winning restaurant has been voted several years Milwaukee’s Most Romantic Restaurant and Best Italian Food. The Pasta Tree hosts private parties, weddings, and rehearsal dinners. Guests can reserve three different rooms. Off-site catering is also available.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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The Pizza Shuttle

The Pizza Shuttle is a locally-owned restaurant that has served the greater Milwaukee area since 1985. The restaurant offers dine-in, carryout, delivery, and catering options. The Pizza Shuttle has won several Best of Milwaukee awards, including Best Delivery/Take-out Menu, Best Cheap Eats, and Best Pizza. Pizza Today also recognized The Pizza Shuttle for Independent Pizzeria of the Year in 2009. Besides Pizza, the restaurant also serves subs, pasta, ribs, seafood, and burgers.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Trattoria di Carlo

Trattoria di Carlo is a family-run Italian restaurant offering catering and private dining services in the Milwaukee Metro area. Catering packages include by-the-pan, full service, gourmet service stations, cookouts, and in flight. Other optional services are linens, full-service bar, tents, tables, chairs, and chocolate fountains. Past customers highly recommend Trattoria di Carlo for delicious food and helpful service that exceeds expectations.

Oak Creek, WI 53154

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