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tastyplates catering and event planning

Winthrop , MA

LOCATION

29 Cottage Park Road
Winthrop, MA US 02152 (map)
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ABOUT US

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to read me.
Here at tastyplates catering we focus on
"small batch catering with a twist,”
which means every event is hand crafted
... Read more
Hi, Thanks for taking the time to read me.
Here at tastyplates catering we focus on
"small batch catering with a twist,”
which means every event is hand crafted
and designed special to fit your needs and budget.
From private chef events for 10 to weddings
and corporate events up to 250 guests.
We can accommodate any special request.
We keep it real we keep it honest.
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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, 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, Premium Liquor, Rail Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, French, Italian, Japanese, Latin American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
Do you offer a tasting for potential clients?
yes
Are you also able to provide the wedding cake?
yes
If a bride decides to bring her own wedding cake, do you have a cake cutting fee? If yes, how much is the fee?
yes
Do you allow outside alcohol? If yes, what is the corkage fee?
yes and no
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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Nora
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
We were looking for a caterer for our outdoors spring wedding at the Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain and found Tastyplates. Kate is amazing! The barbecue from her restaurant Blackstrap BBQ in Winthrop, is among the best I've ever had. Everything we tried when we went for the tasting was excellent! On top of that, Kate is a delight to work with. She is very friendly and responsive, but also incredibly professional. She helped us find our tent vendor and alcohol supplier as well and made sure everything got set up seamlessly. Our guests loved the food, and the presentation was beautiful. There were plenty of options for vegetarians, too -- like the macaroni and cheese and the mashed sweet potatoes -- and Kate's wonderful staff explained what options were okay for our of our guests who couldn't eat gluten. We were really happy we went with Tastyplates for our wedding!
We were looking for a caterer for our outdoors spring wedding at the Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain and found Read more...
We were looking for a caterer for our outdoors spring wedding at the Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain and found Tastyplates. Kate is amazing! The barbecue from her restaurant Blackstrap BBQ in Winthrop, is among the best I've ever had. Everything we tried when we went for the tasting was excellent! On top of that, Kate is a delight to work with. She is very friendly and responsive, but also incredibly professional. She helped us find our tent vendor and alcohol supplier as well and made sure everything got set up seamlessly. Our guests loved the food, and the presentation was beautiful. There were plenty of options for vegetarians, too -- like the macaroni and cheese and the mashed sweet potatoes -- and Kate's wonderful staff explained what options were okay for our of our guests who couldn't eat gluten. We were really happy we went with Tastyplates for our wedding! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
11/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Working with Kate and tastyplates was one of the best decisions we made throughout the wedding planning process! We initially contacted tastyplates because the price was right for our budget, but it ended up being the right choice for us for so many other reasons. Kate herself is incredibly nice and well-organized. She responded to every email and phone call quickly. I did not hire a wedding planner, and Kate was very generous to responding to the inevitable "How do I....." and "What do you think...." questions that popped up along the way. The day of the ceremony and throughout the reception, Kate kept everyone on track and on time, without being intrusive or bossy. She kept an eye on some of my potentially difficult relatives. The guests all behaved, but if they hadn't I have no doubt that Kate would have managed them quickly and quietly and politely, like happy wedding ninja....
Most importantly, the food was really delicious. While visiting with people at their tables during the dinner hour, every plate I saw was completely cleaned. More than one person told us it was the best food they had ever had at a wedding!
Working with Kate and tastyplates was one of the best decisions we made throughout the wedding planning process! We Read more...
Working with Kate and tastyplates was one of the best decisions we made throughout the wedding planning process! We initially contacted tastyplates because the price was right for our budget, but it ended up being the right choice for us for so many other reasons. Kate herself is incredibly nice and well-organized. She responded to every email and phone call quickly. I did not hire a wedding planner, and Kate was very generous to responding to the inevitable "How do I....." and "What do you think...." questions that popped up along the way. The day of the ceremony and throughout the reception, Kate kept everyone on track and on time, without being intrusive or bossy. She kept an eye on some of my potentially difficult relatives. The guests all behaved, but if they hadn't I have no doubt that Kate would have managed them quickly and quietly and politely, like happy wedding ninja....
Most importantly, the food was really delicious. While visiting with people at their tables during the dinner hour, every plate I saw was completely cleaned. More than one person told us it was the best food they had ever had at a wedding! Read less
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Mandi
Wedding:
8/16/2013
4.8/5.0
I can't say a bad thing about Kate, her staff or the food! In fact, the food stole the show at the wedding, every single guest was raving about dinner (and appetizers)! We didn't have a "typical" wedding so we opted to do some buffet style BBQ from Blackstrap BBQ, and I think it is safe to say that no one left hungry (not even us, Kate was nice enough to pack up a few plates for us since we didn't get much of a chance to eat!) Kate was wonderful to work with, she is extremely professional, easy to get a hold of and patient with a fussy bride who had a billion questions and changed her mind several times on side dishes! Even though Blackstrap BBQ is over an hour away from our house, my husband and I will definitely be making frequent trips there for some amazing cuisine and to say hello to Kate! Big thanks to her and her staff for making our day as seamless and stress-free as possible!
I can't say a bad thing about Kate, her staff or the food! In fact, the food stole the show at the wedding, every single Read more...
I can't say a bad thing about Kate, her staff or the food! In fact, the food stole the show at the wedding, every single guest was raving about dinner (and appetizers)! We didn't have a "typical" wedding so we opted to do some buffet style BBQ from Blackstrap BBQ, and I think it is safe to say that no one left hungry (not even us, Kate was nice enough to pack up a few plates for us since we didn't get much of a chance to eat!) Kate was wonderful to work with, she is extremely professional, easy to get a hold of and patient with a fussy bride who had a billion questions and changed her mind several times on side dishes! Even though Blackstrap BBQ is over an hour away from our house, my husband and I will definitely be making frequent trips there for some amazing cuisine and to say hello to Kate! Big thanks to her and her staff for making our day as seamless and stress-free as possible! Read less
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MaryLynne
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Choosing Tastyplates was the best decision we could have made for our July wedding on Martha's Vineyard! We stumbled upon them by accident - I had seen a Boston Globe post about the amazing food at their restaurant, Blackstrap BBQ in Winthrop, and we decided to check it out for dinner one night. We were blown away by how good the food was - as good, or better, as what we've had in the South! And, they had Tastyplates- a catering division. We booked them more than a year in advance.

Working with Kate was a dream - she was very responsive to my emails and phone calls and kept things organized. She also has a great creative side and helped me get ideas for colors, props, and overall style.

Our wedding was on the Vineyard, and the Tastyplates team hadn't done a wedding there before, but Kate was excited to plan it. She helped me get all of the information ready for the ferry, and on the day of the wedding it was smooth sailing!

Our guests could not believe how amazing the food was - we had a buffet set-up with bbq pulled chicken and pork, mac and cheese, pickles, cornbread, fresh in-season vegetable salad, and an assortment of sauces/rubs. For appetizers we had two different pizzas, a delicious smoked halloumi cheese tart, and even an oyster station (huge hit).

The only regret we had at our wedding was having only one plate of food. We both were kicking ourselves later for not going back for seconds! Alas, we were spending time with our guests:-)

Thank you so much to the entire Tastyplates staff, Chris who lead the amazing cooking, and especially to Kate for making our event a suceess!
Choosing Tastyplates was the best decision we could have made for our July wedding on Martha's Vineyard! We stumbled upon Read more...
Choosing Tastyplates was the best decision we could have made for our July wedding on Martha's Vineyard! We stumbled upon them by accident - I had seen a Boston Globe post about the amazing food at their restaurant, Blackstrap BBQ in Winthrop, and we decided to check it out for dinner one night. We were blown away by how good the food was - as good, or better, as what we've had in the South! And, they had Tastyplates- a catering division. We booked them more than a year in advance.

Working with Kate was a dream - she was very responsive to my emails and phone calls and kept things organized. She also has a great creative side and helped me get ideas for colors, props, and overall style.

Our wedding was on the Vineyard, and the Tastyplates team hadn't done a wedding there before, but Kate was excited to plan it. She helped me get all of the information ready for the ferry, and on the day of the wedding it was smooth sailing!

Our guests could not believe how amazing the food was - we had a buffet set-up with bbq pulled chicken and pork, mac and cheese, pickles, cornbread, fresh in-season vegetable salad, and an assortment of sauces/rubs. For appetizers we had two different pizzas, a delicious smoked halloumi cheese tart, and even an oyster station (huge hit).

The only regret we had at our wedding was having only one plate of food. We both were kicking ourselves later for not going back for seconds! Alas, we were spending time with our guests:-)

Thank you so much to the entire Tastyplates staff, Chris who lead the amazing cooking, and especially to Kate for making our event a suceess! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
5/4/2013
5.0/5.0
Our guests have been telling us all week that we had the best wedding food. Everything was wonderful and Kate was a huge part of making our wedding exactly what we wanted. Her staff was also amazing! We really could not imagine having anyone else as part of our wedding.
Our guests have been telling us all week that we had the best wedding food. Everything was wonderful and Kate was a huge Read more...
Our guests have been telling us all week that we had the best wedding food. Everything was wonderful and Kate was a huge part of making our wedding exactly what we wanted. Her staff was also amazing! We really could not imagine having anyone else as part of our wedding. Read less
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Stacey
Wedding:
12/31/2012
5.0/5.0
Kate and Tastyplates catered our wedding on New Year's Eve. From the moment we started working with Kate, selecting our menu and type of wedding we wanted, she was extremely helpful. My husband and I were shocked at the amount of choices we had for our menu selection. We both knew food was going to be a big part of our evening and we did not want cookie-cutter wedding food. Kate took care of everything we wanted, food, rentals, and connecting us with our liquor vendor. The food was amazing, the reception was phenomenal, and we could not have been happier. All of our guests were impressed with the unique menu and how tasty the food was. The Tastyplates staff did an excellent job throughout the night, even coming up one by one to congratulate us on our special day. Our wedding would not have been nearly as memorable if we had chosen another company!
Brides - Kate is also an amazingly organized person and helped ease the stress of planning the whole event! I definitely got more than just a caterer with her help!
Thanks Kate and Tastyplates for everything, wish there were more than just 5 stars to give!
Kate and Tastyplates catered our wedding on New Year's Eve. From the moment we started working with Kate, selecting our Read more...
Kate and Tastyplates catered our wedding on New Year's Eve. From the moment we started working with Kate, selecting our menu and type of wedding we wanted, she was extremely helpful. My husband and I were shocked at the amount of choices we had for our menu selection. We both knew food was going to be a big part of our evening and we did not want cookie-cutter wedding food. Kate took care of everything we wanted, food, rentals, and connecting us with our liquor vendor. The food was amazing, the reception was phenomenal, and we could not have been happier. All of our guests were impressed with the unique menu and how tasty the food was. The Tastyplates staff did an excellent job throughout the night, even coming up one by one to congratulate us on our special day. Our wedding would not have been nearly as memorable if we had chosen another company!
Brides - Kate is also an amazingly organized person and helped ease the stress of planning the whole event! I definitely got more than just a caterer with her help!
Thanks Kate and Tastyplates for everything, wish there were more than just 5 stars to give! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
These guys are the best, hands down.
These guys are the best, hands down.
These guys are the best, hands down. Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
8/25/2012
5.0/5.0
Kate and everyone at Tastyplates are amazing at what they do. Not a single detail was missed for our wedding. They made me have complete confidence that our day would go perfectly - and it did! I can't thank them enough for all of their incredible work, immediate responsiveness, and best of all, GREAT food. They were incredibly flexible and open to suggestions while creating very realistic expectations. In the end we got exactly what we were promised and more. What takes Tastyplates from great to exceptional is that everyone on their staff was an absolute joy and completely professional. Kate is amazing. I can't say enough good things, Tastyplates rocks.
Kate and everyone at Tastyplates are amazing at what they do. Not a single detail was missed for our wedding. They made me Read more...
Kate and everyone at Tastyplates are amazing at what they do. Not a single detail was missed for our wedding. They made me have complete confidence that our day would go perfectly - and it did! I can't thank them enough for all of their incredible work, immediate responsiveness, and best of all, GREAT food. They were incredibly flexible and open to suggestions while creating very realistic expectations. In the end we got exactly what we were promised and more. What takes Tastyplates from great to exceptional is that everyone on their staff was an absolute joy and completely professional. Kate is amazing. I can't say enough good things, Tastyplates rocks. Read less
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Anna
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
I met Kate of Tastyplates Catering when I was working at the Multicultural Arts Center in East Cambridge. Tastyplates was one of our approved vendors for functions that were held at the center. The second my fiance proposed to me I knew two things: 1. I wanted to marry him and 2. Kate needed to be our caterer. I had always enjoyed working with Kate the most of all the catering managers on our approved caterers list. She is easy-going, funny and amazing all around. She made the planning process for our wedding incredibly easy with her knowledge, patience and flexibility. I was a pretty indecisive bride at the beginning and she helped me make the right decisions. She also brought to the table a number of innovative ideas such as setting up yard games at our backyard wedding AND she brought a number of amazing decor pieces that she utilized the day of our wedding. Those small touches made all the difference!

Kate is surrounded by an incredible crew that makes you feel just as comfortable as Kate does. Her crew is hilarious and professional. Did I mention that the food is AMAZING. In the days leading up to the wedding I was looking forward to the meal as much as I was looking forward to marrying my husband! The food was also a huge hit with the guests.

If you want to feel well taken care of, have a good time and feel like you have a true friend on your side- go with tastyplates catering!!

Seriously, I feel like I cannot say enough about Kate and tastyplates!
I met Kate of Tastyplates Catering when I was working at the Multicultural Arts Center in East Cambridge. Tastyplates was Read more...
I met Kate of Tastyplates Catering when I was working at the Multicultural Arts Center in East Cambridge. Tastyplates was one of our approved vendors for functions that were held at the center. The second my fiance proposed to me I knew two things: 1. I wanted to marry him and 2. Kate needed to be our caterer. I had always enjoyed working with Kate the most of all the catering managers on our approved caterers list. She is easy-going, funny and amazing all around. She made the planning process for our wedding incredibly easy with her knowledge, patience and flexibility. I was a pretty indecisive bride at the beginning and she helped me make the right decisions. She also brought to the table a number of innovative ideas such as setting up yard games at our backyard wedding AND she brought a number of amazing decor pieces that she utilized the day of our wedding. Those small touches made all the difference!

Kate is surrounded by an incredible crew that makes you feel just as comfortable as Kate does. Her crew is hilarious and professional. Did I mention that the food is AMAZING. In the days leading up to the wedding I was looking forward to the meal as much as I was looking forward to marrying my husband! The food was also a huge hit with the guests.

If you want to feel well taken care of, have a good time and feel like you have a true friend on your side- go with tastyplates catering!!

Seriously, I feel like I cannot say enough about Kate and tastyplates! Read less
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Sharon
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Kate was generous and attentive with the time, knowledge and experience she put towards our event. She took all of the thinking of logistics off of our hands and created a space with the help of her crew, of total ease and awesomeness with great service staff and amazing food.
Kate was generous and attentive with the time, knowledge and experience she put towards our event. She took all of the Read more...
Kate was generous and attentive with the time, knowledge and experience she put towards our event. She took all of the thinking of logistics off of our hands and created a space with the help of her crew, of total ease and awesomeness with great service staff and amazing food. Read less
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sharon
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
They Rock! Super nice staff, awesome food and amazing event coordinator!
They Rock! Super nice staff, awesome food and amazing event coordinator!
They Rock! Super nice staff, awesome food and amazing event coordinator! Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Kate immediately put our minds at ease when we began planning our wedding. We never had to worry about a thing. Not to mention she in one of the warmest, coolest people we have ever known. Kate knew exactly what we needed, many times before we even asked for it. The food was amazing as it was the topic of conversation at brunch the next day. It was truly our dream wedding; it was certainly the most beautiful and tasty one we've ever been to! People are still talking about it a week later.
Kate immediately put our minds at ease when we began planning our wedding. We never had to worry about a thing. Not to Read more...
Kate immediately put our minds at ease when we began planning our wedding. We never had to worry about a thing. Not to mention she in one of the warmest, coolest people we have ever known. Kate knew exactly what we needed, many times before we even asked for it. The food was amazing as it was the topic of conversation at brunch the next day. It was truly our dream wedding; it was certainly the most beautiful and tasty one we've ever been to! People are still talking about it a week later. Read less
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Steven
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
I cannot recommend Tastyplates more highly.

Kate and her friendly staff catered our wedding this past Saturday. It is now Monday morning, and this review is the first thing that I'm going to do today. I think it's important for anyone planning a wedding, who may be as overwhelmed and anxious as we were when first approaching the massive task of planning a wedding, to know that they will be in such good, capable hands with Tastyplates.

We met Kate at Black Strap Barbeque in Winthrop, MA last fall and tasted the food that would be served at our wedding reception. We decided on the skirt steak, the vegetarian polenta lasagna and their delicious mashed potatoes. Before we left that restaurant we also got to try a lot of extra treats, notably the mac and cheese, which I would also highly recommend. The food was as delicious at the reception as it was that night, all made fresh at the reception venue.

We immediately felt at ease with Kate. It was like meeting a new friend. It was so abundantly clear that she loves what she does. She went above and beyond for us. She made recommendations for other service providers (DJ and bakery for the wedding cake) that turned out to be just right. She went above and beyond for us in the days preceding the wedding, sacrificing her free time, without any additional compensation, to make sure that everything would go smoothly. At the reception, she guided us through the various stages of the evening (the time to sit down for dinner for the toasts, the time to cut the cake). She found us periodically throughout the evening to make sure that we wouldn't have to wait in line for drinks or that we wouldn't miss sitting down for our entree while it was warm). It was like having a wedding planner there with us. The waiting staff was warm and friendly, and even joined us on the dance floor.
I cannot recommend Tastyplates more highly.

Kate and her friendly staff catered our wedding this past Saturday. Read more...
I cannot recommend Tastyplates more highly.

Kate and her friendly staff catered our wedding this past Saturday. It is now Monday morning, and this review is the first thing that I'm going to do today. I think it's important for anyone planning a wedding, who may be as overwhelmed and anxious as we were when first approaching the massive task of planning a wedding, to know that they will be in such good, capable hands with Tastyplates.

We met Kate at Black Strap Barbeque in Winthrop, MA last fall and tasted the food that would be served at our wedding reception. We decided on the skirt steak, the vegetarian polenta lasagna and their delicious mashed potatoes. Before we left that restaurant we also got to try a lot of extra treats, notably the mac and cheese, which I would also highly recommend. The food was as delicious at the reception as it was that night, all made fresh at the reception venue.

We immediately felt at ease with Kate. It was like meeting a new friend. It was so abundantly clear that she loves what she does. She went above and beyond for us. She made recommendations for other service providers (DJ and bakery for the wedding cake) that turned out to be just right. She went above and beyond for us in the days preceding the wedding, sacrificing her free time, without any additional compensation, to make sure that everything would go smoothly. At the reception, she guided us through the various stages of the evening (the time to sit down for dinner for the toasts, the time to cut the cake). She found us periodically throughout the evening to make sure that we wouldn't have to wait in line for drinks or that we wouldn't miss sitting down for our entree while it was warm). It was like having a wedding planner there with us. The waiting staff was warm and friendly, and even joined us on the dance floor. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
From the start Kate and Chris of Tasty Plates Catering were amazing to work with. I spoke with Kate before I even had a venue nailed down, so we ended up chatting for a while about some options of places she had worked with before.

Next, my husband and I went to Blackstrap BBQ for a tasting and tried some items we were considering for the wedding. Both Kate and Chris were there to talk about options, make suggestions, and help determine which of our dishes could be made vegan for our vegan friends.

Over the next 8 months we stayed in touch with Tasty Plates to keep them informed of any changes made in numbers, requests etc. Every time we'd make an adjustment - Kate would issue a new itemized quote to let us know what our final costs would be. Closer to the date they came out to The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation to do a walk through with us and went over how everything should be set up.

The wedding day came and as I was getting ready at the venue, I couldn't understand how it was all going to come together. Chris and his team showed up and worked wonders. the pile of chairs and tables became a "wedding reception" in no time flat. Before the wedding I sent a list of what should be on each table and they set i up perfectly - they even used some extra candles we had to gussy up the buffet.

My bridesmaids and I were getting ready in the middle of the chaos- but the staff was totally awesome and fun to work with!

So the food - well, two months later I'm still hearing rave reviews about it!! Personally, I've never gone home from a wedding raving about a stuffed chicken breast - choosing bbq for us was almost a no brainer. The mac and cheese was out of this world and I even threw on a bib to eat some ribs. There was no way I was missing out on those, white dress or not. The food was served hot, the buffet was always stocked and there was more than enough to go around.

I give them my highest recommendation!
From the start Kate and Chris of Tasty Plates Catering were amazing to work with. I spoke with Kate before I even had a Read more...
From the start Kate and Chris of Tasty Plates Catering were amazing to work with. I spoke with Kate before I even had a venue nailed down, so we ended up chatting for a while about some options of places she had worked with before.

Next, my husband and I went to Blackstrap BBQ for a tasting and tried some items we were considering for the wedding. Both Kate and Chris were there to talk about options, make suggestions, and help determine which of our dishes could be made vegan for our vegan friends.

Over the next 8 months we stayed in touch with Tasty Plates to keep them informed of any changes made in numbers, requests etc. Every time we'd make an adjustment - Kate would issue a new itemized quote to let us know what our final costs would be. Closer to the date they came out to The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation to do a walk through with us and went over how everything should be set up.

The wedding day came and as I was getting ready at the venue, I couldn't understand how it was all going to come together. Chris and his team showed up and worked wonders. the pile of chairs and tables became a "wedding reception" in no time flat. Before the wedding I sent a list of what should be on each table and they set i up perfectly - they even used some extra candles we had to gussy up the buffet.

My bridesmaids and I were getting ready in the middle of the chaos- but the staff was totally awesome and fun to work with!

So the food - well, two months later I'm still hearing rave reviews about it!! Personally, I've never gone home from a wedding raving about a stuffed chicken breast - choosing bbq for us was almost a no brainer. The mac and cheese was out of this world and I even threw on a bib to eat some ribs. There was no way I was missing out on those, white dress or not. The food was served hot, the buffet was always stocked and there was more than enough to go around.

I give them my highest recommendation! Read less
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aliahamada
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Kate at tastyplates is amazing! I love her, and the food is super yummy. Oh my. I wouldn't have had my wedding any other way. She made us feel comfortable, and we laughed a lot. I especially loved how quick she responded to any questions I had, and the value of the whole shabang was superb.

tastyplates makes me want to have more parties.
Kate at tastyplates is amazing! I love her, and the food is super yummy. Oh my. I wouldn't have had my wedding any other Read more...
Kate at tastyplates is amazing! I love her, and the food is super yummy. Oh my. I wouldn't have had my wedding any other way. She made us feel comfortable, and we laughed a lot. I especially loved how quick she responded to any questions I had, and the value of the whole shabang was superb.

tastyplates makes me want to have more parties. Read less
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milkcrates
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Kate is an outstanding professional that provides excellent service and I would recommend her to anyone. While her work is not cheap, you get what you pay for. Our wedding went off without a hitch. She's very calm, organized, and warm.
Kate is an outstanding professional that provides excellent service and I would recommend her to anyone. While her work is Read more...
Kate is an outstanding professional that provides excellent service and I would recommend her to anyone. While her work is not cheap, you get what you pay for. Our wedding went off without a hitch. She's very calm, organized, and warm. Read less
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missf1017
Wedding:
4/30/2011
5.0/5.0
I had a unique wedding, and Kate provided unique services, to say the least. We didn't want a sit down meal or anything else that could be deemed "traditional" - and Kate helped not only with our food choices, but gave advice on decor, furniture selection, etc., AND helped set everything up day of. She was amazing. The quality of the food was fantastic, my guests all raved about it. PICK TASTYPLATES!!!
I had a unique wedding, and Kate provided unique services, to say the least. We didn't want a sit down meal or anything Read more...
I had a unique wedding, and Kate provided unique services, to say the least. We didn't want a sit down meal or anything else that could be deemed "traditional" - and Kate helped not only with our food choices, but gave advice on decor, furniture selection, etc., AND helped set everything up day of. She was amazing. The quality of the food was fantastic, my guests all raved about it. PICK TASTYPLATES!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Unique Services
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Zhuhua
Wedding:
10/9/2010
5.0/5.0
The entire crew from Tastyplates was a delight to work with. They were incredibly friendly and accomodating. Everything was planned and organized quickly and without any issues. Everything was wonderful.
The entire crew from Tastyplates was a delight to work with. They were incredibly friendly and accomodating. Everything Read more...
The entire crew from Tastyplates was a delight to work with. They were incredibly friendly and accomodating. Everything was planned and organized quickly and without any issues. Everything was wonderful. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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d.miller
Wedding:
8/21/2010
5.0/5.0
We used Tastyplates to cater our rehearsal dinner this summer and they were amazing. Kate was incredibly professional; thought of and took care of every single detail. We felt completely at ease in her hands. Chris is an extremely talented and creative chef. Everything from the cornbread and chorizo stuffed clams, to the grilled shrimp with peach basil relish, to the whole grill smoked chicken with their special bbq sauce was fantastic. Both the execution and presentation was great. The night went perfectly and all of our guests raved about the food. Not only did they do a great job, but they are also really nice people who were very easy to work with during the entire process.
We used Tastyplates to cater our rehearsal dinner this summer and they were amazing. Kate was incredibly professional; Read more...
We used Tastyplates to cater our rehearsal dinner this summer and they were amazing. Kate was incredibly professional; thought of and took care of every single detail. We felt completely at ease in her hands. Chris is an extremely talented and creative chef. Everything from the cornbread and chorizo stuffed clams, to the grilled shrimp with peach basil relish, to the whole grill smoked chicken with their special bbq sauce was fantastic. Both the execution and presentation was great. The night went perfectly and all of our guests raved about the food. Not only did they do a great job, but they are also really nice people who were very easy to work with during the entire process. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Angela
Wedding:
8/6/2010
5.0/5.0
Kate is so great to work with! She is super friendly, calm, and good at her job. The food tastyplates serves is amazing, way better than traditional 'wedding food.' I would recommend this business to anyone in the greater Boston area- they rock!
Kate is so great to work with! She is super friendly, calm, and good at her job. The food tastyplates serves is amazing, Read more...
Kate is so great to work with! She is super friendly, calm, and good at her job. The food tastyplates serves is amazing, way better than traditional 'wedding food.' I would recommend this business to anyone in the greater Boston area- they rock! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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jljones
Wedding:
10/3/2009
5.0/5.0
Kate is an AMAZING caterer. She is everything that you hope for and never expect to find: she really listens to what you want and does everything she can to make it happen, and she always has fantastic suggestions and ideas but never makes you feel pressured to use them! She makes it seem like anything is possible (and always for a reasonable price), and she is open to everything. Every time anyone in our wedding party talked to her, she made us feel relaxed, calm, and excited about the event. We trusted Kate so much that we left many of the details to her, and I'm glad we did, because she anticipated every desire perfectly and followed through on all ideas flawlessly. She was also so much fun, and made even the most detailed and stressful decisions enjoyable and relaxing. I cannot say enough about how much we loved working with Kate.
Kate is an AMAZING caterer. She is everything that you hope for and never expect to find: she really listens to what you Read more...
Kate is an AMAZING caterer. She is everything that you hope for and never expect to find: she really listens to what you want and does everything she can to make it happen, and she always has fantastic suggestions and ideas but never makes you feel pressured to use them! She makes it seem like anything is possible (and always for a reasonable price), and she is open to everything. Every time anyone in our wedding party talked to her, she made us feel relaxed, calm, and excited about the event. We trusted Kate so much that we left many of the details to her, and I'm glad we did, because she anticipated every desire perfectly and followed through on all ideas flawlessly. She was also so much fun, and made even the most detailed and stressful decisions enjoyable and relaxing. I cannot say enough about how much we loved working with Kate. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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emma.w.jones@gmail.com
Wedding:
9/26/2009
5.0/5.0
Kate was amazing to work with! She provided great service and valuable guidance throughout the planning process and was willing to do whatever we wanted in order to make our wedding special. Kate was always quick to respond, and never left out a detail - making us feel like we were her important to her. I was also really happy with the great staff that work at our wedding, all were very friendly and did everything they could to make sure our guests had a great day. javascript:submitForm();
Kate was amazing to work with! She provided great service and valuable guidance throughout the planning process and was Read more...
Kate was amazing to work with! She provided great service and valuable guidance throughout the planning process and was willing to do whatever we wanted in order to make our wedding special. Kate was always quick to respond, and never left out a detail - making us feel like we were her important to her. I was also really happy with the great staff that work at our wedding, all were very friendly and did everything they could to make sure our guests had a great day. javascript:submitForm(); Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/12/2009
5.0/5.0
Kate's catering and event planning were by far the easiest and best part of my wedding preparations. She made everything simple and fun, took care of all the little details, and the result was amazing. The wedding reception went off without a hitch, and everyone raved about the food and the service. I would trust Kate with any event. She's the best!
Kate's catering and event planning were by far the easiest and best part of my wedding preparations. She made everything Read more...
Kate's catering and event planning were by far the easiest and best part of my wedding preparations. She made everything simple and fun, took care of all the little details, and the result was amazing. The wedding reception went off without a hitch, and everyone raved about the food and the service. I would trust Kate with any event. She's the best! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Laura
Wedding:
9/27/2008
4.7/5.0
Kate is a good listener and does a great job getting to know her clients so that she can help them create a menu that suits their tastes, budget and venue. She wowed me with her preparedness and returned my phone calls promptly. While she is a true professional, her enthusiasm was palpable and while we were working together it felt at times as if I was talking with an old friend. She was open to our ideas and when we had questions about food she was willing to let us do a second round of tastings, which was so generous and helpful. She is top notch and on the day of the event she is unflappable, our event ran perfectly even though my husband and I were running about a half hour (which in wedding time is a big deal) behind the schedule that we had laid out prior to the wedding.
Kate is a good listener and does a great job getting to know her clients so that she can help them create a menu that Read more...
Kate is a good listener and does a great job getting to know her clients so that she can help them create a menu that suits their tastes, budget and venue. She wowed me with her preparedness and returned my phone calls promptly. While she is a true professional, her enthusiasm was palpable and while we were working together it felt at times as if I was talking with an old friend. She was open to our ideas and when we had questions about food she was willing to let us do a second round of tastings, which was so generous and helpful. She is top notch and on the day of the event she is unflappable, our event ran perfectly even though my husband and I were running about a half hour (which in wedding time is a big deal) behind the schedule that we had laid out prior to the wedding. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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taylorkearns
Wedding:
9/6/2008
5.0/5.0
For our wedding we wanted to have a very hands-off approach during the day. In the months leading up to the wedding Kate was great about helping us make decisions on everything from cake to table cloths, but most importantly she took care of everything during the day without needing to get our input. We let her take control because we trusted that she would make the right choices. If you are the type of couple who want to have a fun and relaxed though professional wedding, Kate is your pick. She eliminated all of the stress that could have arisen for any number of things throughout the day. If you are flexible about the small stuff and want to save yourself the hassle of managing the craziness, you will be in great hands with Kate. She is a veteran with veteran staff, and it shows.
For our wedding we wanted to have a very hands-off approach during the day. In the months leading up to the wedding Kate Read more...
For our wedding we wanted to have a very hands-off approach during the day. In the months leading up to the wedding Kate was great about helping us make decisions on everything from cake to table cloths, but most importantly she took care of everything during the day without needing to get our input. We let her take control because we trusted that she would make the right choices. If you are the type of couple who want to have a fun and relaxed though professional wedding, Kate is your pick. She eliminated all of the stress that could have arisen for any number of things throughout the day. If you are flexible about the small stuff and want to save yourself the hassle of managing the craziness, you will be in great hands with Kate. She is a veteran with veteran staff, and it shows. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Nhi-Ha
Wedding:
8/30/2008
5.0/5.0
Kate Economides provided excellent, personalized service and was a joy to work with--she made wedding planning fun!
Kate Economides provided excellent, personalized service and was a joy to work with--she made wedding planning fun!
Kate Economides provided excellent, personalized service and was a joy to work with--she made wedding planning fun! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Tori
Wedding:
8/16/2008
5.0/5.0
In 2008, Kate helped my husband and I pull off the near impossible. Despite the recommendations of various wedding magazines and websites, we decided to get married in Cambridge less than a year after our engagement in order to be able to include my brother who was shipping out to Iraq. Kate and her endless list of contacts helped us put together everything from the outdoor seating for the service to the exquisite food in less than 8 months. Fast forward to a year and a half later and we’re still receiving compliments from family and friends for hosting such a great event!

We absolutely could not have done it on our own and I highly doubt anyone else could have done it as well as Kate. Her constant communication and dedication to our vision for the day was more than I had hoped for. I can’t thank her enough for the most perfect day of my life and I whole heartedly recommend her to anyone looking to plan an event to be remembered.
In 2008, Kate helped my husband and I pull off the near impossible. Despite the recommendations of various wedding Read more...
In 2008, Kate helped my husband and I pull off the near impossible. Despite the recommendations of various wedding magazines and websites, we decided to get married in Cambridge less than a year after our engagement in order to be able to include my brother who was shipping out to Iraq. Kate and her endless list of contacts helped us put together everything from the outdoor seating for the service to the exquisite food in less than 8 months. Fast forward to a year and a half later and we’re still receiving compliments from family and friends for hosting such a great event!

We absolutely could not have done it on our own and I highly doubt anyone else could have done it as well as Kate. Her constant communication and dedication to our vision for the day was more than I had hoped for. I can’t thank her enough for the most perfect day of my life and I whole heartedly recommend her to anyone looking to plan an event to be remembered. Read less
Services Used: Catering

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