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Jul 25, 2009 09:19 PM

HELP! Caterer recommendation for Miami wedding-casual

Hi all. I'd love some advice. My family is trying to find a reputable, reasonably priced caterer to cater a casual wedding rehearsal dinner for 30 outdoors. We're thinking something like clambake or stone crabs for dinner, nothing fussy and then cocktails and dessert for all the wedding attendees, about 80 afterward. Location yet to be determined, by near Coral Gables/South Miami.

Can anyone suggest a good caterer whose work they've seen in action? Thanks!

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    1. We used Temptations Catering for my daughter's baby naming, which we hosted in our home. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. They were very flexible and worked with us to ensure that we had the event we wanted in our budget. We used them because my mother-in-law had just used them for an engagement party and the food was amazing there as well. They are in Coral Springs, but I'd be surprised if they didn't travel to Miami.

      PS Not to be judgemental, but "reasonable" and "stone crabs" don't usually go together. Just sayin'....

      1. Capri Restaurant in Homestead/Fl City does catering and their food is always fantastic. I went to a wedding they catered in May and it was great. They are a family owned Italian restaurant, so I don't know what kind of seafood they would do.
        good luck in finding something!

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          1. I cannot say enough good things about Chef Lars. They are incredibly friendly, have superior service, will work with your budget and the food is incredible. I researched for months and did tastings for months for my wedding and they won me over. They catered my wedding and then my baby shower and everyone LOVED the food. We even keep in touch now ;) Tell Sonia that yomy sent you ;)

            Food by Chef Lars Inc.
            7056 SW 44th St
            Miami, FL 33155-4609
            (786) 247-7455

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            1. re: yomyb

              In the Coral Gables, Whisk Gourmet does great food. They haven't catered an event of mine so I can't speak about pricing, etc. but I have tasted their food at several events they have catered, one by Slow Food Miami of which I'm a member, and it's been delicious.

              4702 S. Le Jeune Rd.
              Coral Gables, Fl. 33146