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Does anyone out there know of any caterers or restaurants that will do a free tasting for a wedding BEFORE giving them a deposit and/or signing a contract? I don't want to end up paying lots of money for bad food!!!!

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  1. I'm pretty sure Auntie Ems does tastings....and they do a lot of weddings. They do a terrific job--very good food and they really work with you to create the menu...ane experience,,,,you want.

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    1. re: perk

      We used Auntie Ems for our wedding last year and I can confirm that they worked with us and we did tastings etc before signing a contract. We were very happy with their food and so were our guests.

    2. we've had the Olympic collection www.ocbanquet.com cater our wedding last March as well as several parties afterwards. great food! great quality and fantastic service!

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      1. re: coco puff

        I contacted Olympic Collection, they will not do a tasting without a contract and deposit.

      2. what kind of food are you looking for?

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          1. Most Indian restaurants will do a tasting, so I guess it depends on what you are looking for. I have been to olympic collection three times for events, and each time the food was outstanding--we have another wedding reception to attend there in March and are looking forward to it--if you are willing to go on faith then they have tons of options from what i have experienced--so you would be able to pick and choose.