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caterer with a conscience?

luckiestduck Nov 8, 2012 01:26 PM

Hello hounds,

I'm putting together a holiday party for a not for profit organization and am looking for a caterer for the event. The budget is pretty slim- $700 for food for around 150 people. It only needs to be finger food. I'm preferably looking to accommodate a combo of all kinds of eaters (vegan, gluten free, and organic meat eaters). Can anyone recommend someone who might be willing to offer us a sliding scale??

Many thanks for any suggestions!

  1. erica Nov 10, 2012 04:05 AM

    Do you know about this site, mentioned in an article in the current Edible Manhattan?

    You can choose from a wealth of private chefs, many with impressive restaurant experience. Prices range from $20 to $200 per hour, per chef.


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    1. re: erica
      luckiestduck Nov 28, 2012 09:33 AM

      Awesome site! Thank you!

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      yumfactr Nov 9, 2012 10:17 PM

      I don't know how formal it needs to be, or what other hounds would think - but have you considered Whole Foods? Some very nice appetizers on their catering menu, and they certainly cater to special diets. Prices I assume would be much more reasonable than a formal caterer. Just a thought.

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      1. re: yumfactr
        luckiestduck Nov 28, 2012 09:31 AM

        Not a bad idea, thanks!

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