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MR. RICK'S CATERING

University Place , WA
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LOCATION

3324 CRYSTAL SP. RD. W.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA 98466 US (map)

PHONE

253-678-2307
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Catering

INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Limited Bar, Open Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (Traditional), Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Polynesian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Vegan, Vegetarian
Do you offer a tasting for potential clients?
YES, WITH A DEPOSIT DOWN.
Are you also able to provide the wedding cake?
NO
If a bride decides to bring her own wedding cake, do you have a cake cutting fee? If yes, how much is the fee?
NO, N/A
Are you licensed to sell alcohol? If yes, where are you licensed?
NO
Do you allow outside alcohol? If yes, what is the corkage fee?
YES, NONE
Do you provide rentals for items such as linens and flatware?
YES
Are you able to provide your own wait staff?
YES
What is your maximum catering capacity?
500

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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
I had the hardest time finding a good caterer in the Seattle area. Mr. Rick was recommended to me by a family friend who uses him for multiple functions. Most caterers had too specific of packages which almost always included fish of some kind. My fiance and I don't care for fish- so that was a problem.
Mr. Rick brought the tasting to us and was amazingly professional and affordable. He also changed some of his recipes to fit our needs.
The only bad thing I can say is that I didn't find him earlier because he does not have a website and he isn't on some of the more popular wedding search engines.
At and after the wedding we received so many compliments on the food and the guests were so pleased with everything. We served prime rib, and chicken in an alfredo sauce with vegetables and cheesy mashed potatoes which were to die for! There was also rolls, butter, punch, coffee, water and tea for everyone to enjoy. Mr. Rick even bartended our wedding as well and he had everything we needed to set up the kegs and serve our alcohol.
If I ever need a caterer ever again for any event I would absolutely use Mr. Rick again and I am raving to all of my friends about his excellent work!
I had the hardest time finding a good caterer in the Seattle area. Mr. Rick was recommended to me by a family friend who Read more...
I had the hardest time finding a good caterer in the Seattle area. Mr. Rick was recommended to me by a family friend who uses him for multiple functions. Most caterers had too specific of packages which almost always included fish of some kind. My fiance and I don't care for fish- so that was a problem.
Mr. Rick brought the tasting to us and was amazingly professional and affordable. He also changed some of his recipes to fit our needs.
The only bad thing I can say is that I didn't find him earlier because he does not have a website and he isn't on some of the more popular wedding search engines.
At and after the wedding we received so many compliments on the food and the guests were so pleased with everything. We served prime rib, and chicken in an alfredo sauce with vegetables and cheesy mashed potatoes which were to die for! There was also rolls, butter, punch, coffee, water and tea for everyone to enjoy. Mr. Rick even bartended our wedding as well and he had everything we needed to set up the kegs and serve our alcohol.
If I ever need a caterer ever again for any event I would absolutely use Mr. Rick again and I am raving to all of my friends about his excellent work! Read less
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Cassandra
Wedding:
9/6/2012
4.8/5.0
Mr. Rick catered my small wedding (about 25 people) and they were AMAZING! Everyone was raving about the food. The prime rib was awesome as well as the chicken and all side dishes. The pricing was great too! I didn't think I could afford to have my wedding catered, but these prices made it possible with the best food too. My mom was so grateful to the bartender who took on extra duties from watching my 3 month old niece while everyone was getting pictures taken to helping her cut the cake. I can't say enough about them. So wonderful!
Mr. Rick catered my small wedding (about 25 people) and they were AMAZING! Everyone was raving about the food. The prime Read more...
Mr. Rick catered my small wedding (about 25 people) and they were AMAZING! Everyone was raving about the food. The prime rib was awesome as well as the chicken and all side dishes. The pricing was great too! I didn't think I could afford to have my wedding catered, but these prices made it possible with the best food too. My mom was so grateful to the bartender who took on extra duties from watching my 3 month old niece while everyone was getting pictures taken to helping her cut the cake. I can't say enough about them. So wonderful! Read less
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piperlavender
Wedding:
11/11/2011
4.5/5.0
We were very pleased with the food and service we recived! The only thing was the communication was hard at times meaning getting ahold of Mr. Rick but over all we were very satisfied!
We were very pleased with the food and service we recived! The only thing was the communication was hard at times meaning Read more...
We were very pleased with the food and service we recived! The only thing was the communication was hard at times meaning getting ahold of Mr. Rick but over all we were very satisfied! Read less
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Katrina
Wedding:
11/13/2010
4.9/5.0
Mr. Rick provided a wonderful meal for our wedding. He made a menu to suit our tastes and provided many options to choose from. The food was delicious and there was quite a bit left over. The food was an amazing value for the price. Mr. Rick was a little hard to get a hold of at times, but always returned my calls and emails. We will definitely use his services again.
Mr. Rick provided a wonderful meal for our wedding. He made a menu to suit our tastes and provided many options to choose Read more...
Mr. Rick provided a wonderful meal for our wedding. He made a menu to suit our tastes and provided many options to choose from. The food was delicious and there was quite a bit left over. The food was an amazing value for the price. Mr. Rick was a little hard to get a hold of at times, but always returned my calls and emails. We will definitely use his services again. Read less
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3dupuis
Wedding:
8/28/2010
0.2/5.0
I had an awesome time at our wedding. The only speed bump was Mr. Rick's. I was very clear about everything expected of him and his staff. He was provided with a detailed time-line of the night. He was over an hour late, and in result my family had to help serve the wine at cocktail hour. He had none of the beer cups for the keg. No wine glasses. (it was in the contract that he provided them)

HE RAN OUT OF FOOD!!!! and yelled at guest for asking for coffee??
Please understand I was warned prior to using him but thought no he is so nice and had such good reviews.
Wrong Late out of food and very rude to my family. Promised one thing and received another.

We paid for for food for 140 people and only had 120 show up, yet we still ran out?? Good luck to the all the Brides :)
I had an awesome time at our wedding. The only speed bump was Mr. Rick's. I was very clear about everything expected of Read more...
I had an awesome time at our wedding. The only speed bump was Mr. Rick's. I was very clear about everything expected of him and his staff. He was provided with a detailed time-line of the night. He was over an hour late, and in result my family had to help serve the wine at cocktail hour. He had none of the beer cups for the keg. No wine glasses. (it was in the contract that he provided them)

HE RAN OUT OF FOOD!!!! and yelled at guest for asking for coffee??
Please understand I was warned prior to using him but thought no he is so nice and had such good reviews.
Wrong Late out of food and very rude to my family. Promised one thing and received another.

We paid for for food for 140 people and only had 120 show up, yet we still ran out?? Good luck to the all the Brides :) Read less
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queen bee
Wedding:
7/26/2008
5.0/5.0
Mr Rick created a custom menu just for us based on our favorites. This was a hit at the wedding. He was a huge help as he not only assisted with the food, but cleanup, cake, and bartending. He also worked with our budget !
Mr Rick created a custom menu just for us based on our favorites. This was a hit at the wedding. He was a huge help as he Read more...
Mr Rick created a custom menu just for us based on our favorites. This was a hit at the wedding. He was a huge help as he not only assisted with the food, but cleanup, cake, and bartending. He also worked with our budget ! Read less
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eiearles
Wedding:
6/7/2008
5.0/5.0
We had been given Mr. Rick's name from a family member who had him catering a wedding and retirement party (which I was at the wedding so I got to meet him). He is very jovial and kind and very helpful. We planned our wedding far in advance, about 10-11 months so he had plenty of time to go through details and get final counts.

We told him what we would like for food and he said no problem. He worked up a menu in a few short days and quoted us a very, very reasonable buffet dinner. He had no problem with what we wanted as did a few other caterers that told us, "no, you don't want that. People like carving stations, not trays..." I liked that Mr. Rick really listened to what WE wanted and didn't force anything upon us.

He was right there with us from the start not just with food, but linens and decorations as well. Him and his staff were again very helpful and very very reasonably priced.
We had been given Mr. Rick's name from a family member who had him catering a wedding and retirement party (which I was at Read more...
We had been given Mr. Rick's name from a family member who had him catering a wedding and retirement party (which I was at the wedding so I got to meet him). He is very jovial and kind and very helpful. We planned our wedding far in advance, about 10-11 months so he had plenty of time to go through details and get final counts.

We told him what we would like for food and he said no problem. He worked up a menu in a few short days and quoted us a very, very reasonable buffet dinner. He had no problem with what we wanted as did a few other caterers that told us, "no, you don't want that. People like carving stations, not trays..." I liked that Mr. Rick really listened to what WE wanted and didn't force anything upon us.

He was right there with us from the start not just with food, but linens and decorations as well. Him and his staff were again very helpful and very very reasonably priced. Read less
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turborelax
Wedding:
7/7/2007
5.0/5.0
I came across Mr. Rick’s catering when I volunteered a function that he provided service for. I was very impressed that he gives back to the community by donating his time and food. The food was also fantastic at this event.

Mr. Rick provided catering and set-up for my wedding reception. He was very helpful and understanding to what our needs and wants were. He was on time, decorated beautifully, made sure that nothing ever ran out. He then cleaned the mess.

I will say I really like the fact that he was willing to work with us and didn't charge ungodly prices so that the some guest’s dietary needs were accommodated.

I would highly recommend his services. He is an outstanding, reasonably priced caterer, hands down!
I came across Mr. Rick’s catering when I volunteered a function that he provided service for. I was very impressed that he Read more...
I came across Mr. Rick’s catering when I volunteered a function that he provided service for. I was very impressed that he gives back to the community by donating his time and food. The food was also fantastic at this event.

Mr. Rick provided catering and set-up for my wedding reception. He was very helpful and understanding to what our needs and wants were. He was on time, decorated beautifully, made sure that nothing ever ran out. He then cleaned the mess.

I will say I really like the fact that he was willing to work with us and didn't charge ungodly prices so that the some guest’s dietary needs were accommodated.

I would highly recommend his services. He is an outstanding, reasonably priced caterer, hands down! Read less
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