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Hamptons Clambake Caterer?

kat_gut Feb 28, 2012 07:15 AM

I would love to organize a birthday party clam bake on the beach in the Hamptons (prefer Amagansatt, but flexible as to specific location) this June for about 25 people. Does anyone have a caterer recommendation?

I'm looking to have it catered because in addition to the food & drink, I'd also like to have low tables and cushions set up on the beach and will most likely need a portable toilet. Also need the caterer to deal with getting a permit.

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    Blumie RE: kat_gut Feb 28, 2012 08:44 AM

    This will get moved off of the Manhattan board soon.

    We've used Claws on Wheels in East Hampton quite successfully.

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      kat_gut RE: Blumie Feb 28, 2012 08:49 AM

      Thanks, I love their food. Unfortunately the business has been sold and isn't answering their phone anymore.

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        Blumie RE: kat_gut Feb 28, 2012 09:59 AM

        I did just see on their facebook page that the business has been sold. But it's a seasonal business; perhaps that's why the phone is not being answered.

        Does Round Swamp cater?

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          kat_gut RE: Blumie Feb 28, 2012 10:59 AM

          Unfortunately they don't. The only options I've come across are East End Clambake in South Hampton which isn't supposed to have great food (according to yelp) and a caterer called Hamptons Clambake. And I can't find enough info on them to feel comfortable with them.

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      stevenmargolis RE: kat_gut Feb 28, 2012 02:17 PM

      Try Stuarts Fishmarket in Amagansett.

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        nmurawsk RE: kat_gut Feb 29, 2012 11:56 AM

        I went to an engagement party in Jamesport a few years back. They did a clambake catered by the Jamesport Country Kitchen and it was fantastic. Maybe they would go out to the Hamptons for you.

        1. Fred19 RE: kat_gut Feb 29, 2012 12:56 PM

          You could check out Corr J's or Brewsters in Hampton Bays.


          1. coll RE: kat_gut Feb 29, 2012 07:02 PM

            I was going to say Stuart's, they have a dedicated catering division with bartending etc, and clambakes are their specialty; Amagansett Seafood does upscale spreads too and caters, his food is impeccable; not sure how far he goes with on site though. But he is very accommodating. Both are located in Amagansett. Claws on Wheels is either gone or has major problems. Give either of the first two a call in May, they will be ready to book parties by then.

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              kevin631 RE: kat_gut Mar 2, 2012 03:10 PM

              I heard that Claws on Wheels was sold to Peter Ambrose of Pete's Endless Summer sauces, marinades, etc. Peter also headed up the catering arm of The Seafood Shop. He is extremely talented and produces phenomenal results. You can contact him through his website: http://www.petesendlesssummer.com. Of course, I would also highly recommend The Seafood Shop as they are always amazing.

              1. Motosport RE: kat_gut Mar 5, 2012 02:53 PM

                Buoy 1 in Riverhead and Westhampton Beach are excellent!!

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                  chefpeterambrose RE: kat_gut Mar 6, 2012 08:48 AM

                  yes I ami indeed moving and taking over the spot occupied by Claws on Wheels- our store will be called Hampton Seafood Company and catering will be Peter Ambrose Events w a division dedicated to Clambakes, Beach Parties etc... called Endless Summer Catering. We do have phones on at store we are just not there all the time doing major renovation and getting ready for april opening. We are booking parties now and will have websites, menu' s up by end of month. If you want to reach me now you can email me at chefpeterambrose@gmail.com or call me at 631-806-7730. I feel I put out the best product when at the seafood shop have brought my team with me and plan to do the same into the future. If you are still looking I am your guy.

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