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Mama's Hot Tamales/Taco-Man Catering?

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I know the tamales are great from Mama's.
Has anyone had an event full-service catered by them? If so, how'd it go?
I'm also considering Taco-Man.
This is for a 100 person event, and I want it to run real smooooth.
Any first hand experiences with either of these great companies?

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  1. I haven't had full-blown catering from Mama's Hot Tamales, but I have picked up very large orders from them for parties. The tamales were always great, but most guests did not like their beans (they use some unusual herb or flavoring that many found distasteful).
    The tamales do travel well, and you can pick them up hours before your event and warm them in a steam tray.
    Taco catering sounds fun too!! If you do a search on taco catering, I know there are reports from the last year.

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    1. re: bluemonster

      Thanks! Yeah, I did a search, but lotsa taco caterers have trucks/carts/grills and this venue won't accommodate that. This Taco-Man does a buffet with chafing dishes that I think might work. Thanks for your opinion on the beans ...