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"Catered a business lunch with boxed lunches. Everyone was so excited to get a fresh made sandwich, broccoli salad, a piece of fruit and a cookie. People started" trading just like a school cafeteria, as every box was slightly different the only thing that was marked on the box was the meat/bread of the sandwich. People commented how fun it was. No vegetarian boxes were requested, but that is an option. 5 Stars!

-David T.

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"It was a wedding for 150 people. It was a fairly standard cost and it was competitive with every body else. He was great and we were very pleased with them. They" conversed with us through the whole process and were very flexible around the menus. They understood what my daughter was looking for and adapted to that which a lot of caterers won't do. They were very good to work with and the food was terrific. Every body thought the food was great.

-Richard L.

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came up with menu choices targeted to his favorite foods and our budget, worked out the best logistics for the food and bar, provided a first-rate assistant and bartender, adjusted unflappably when the event had to be rescheduled, set up and dismantled everything flawlessly, served amazing food, and left us with delicious leftovers, even though we had ordered conservatively. With previous caterers, we have had trouble getting guests to move from high-traffic areas to the dining room buffet, but not with
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's food! Even friends who never eat at cocktail parties were raving and asking for
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are richly deserved.
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brings the complete package: great menus, fabulous food, seasoned expertise, high quality and reasonable prices, and a wonderful personality.
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- CHARLES H.
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It’s the best I’ve ever had. They have an iconic #19 sandwich on twice baked
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bread with Russian dressing, pastrami Swiss cheese and coleslaw that is the perfect combination of ingredients. It’s all made on the premises and hand cut. The
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bread is sourced out, but it’s amazing! They have drive-up service which is great too.
- Jerry M.
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My daughter (the future bride) planned her wedding reception with Chef
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of
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. She often raved about Chef
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's help throughout the process: "She is wonderful to work with! Chef
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I met Chef
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prior to the actual wedding. She and her crew were personable, prompt and professional. My daughter was thrilled with the delicious desserts, as were our guests.

When Chef
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found out how our wedding cake baker bowed out at the last minute, she baked the bride and groom a special gluten-free wedding cake for them! (as a wedding gift to them)

It was a wonderful relief to know we didn't have to think about tablecloths and table decorations;
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provided them and they were lovely/

They were a joy to work with; we highly recommend them and would definitely use them again.
- Patricia N.
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They’ve been very helpful since we recently moved to the area. They are so nice about introducing us to people in the area and helping us find things. The food is absolutely excellent.
- Patricia C.
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It was excellent. They had a wide variety of food choices. They delivered it to our house. The food was fresh and delicious. I got many complements on it and I have actually recommended them to several other people. The manager did a nice job of working with them and was able to customise the menu to meet their needs.
- Nancy M.
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was professional, prompt and guided me through the entire process. We met well before the party date and agreed on a menu and a budget. He also managed the rental of plates, flatware and wine glasses for the event.
He was prompt and courteous and professional on the day of the party and required very little guidance/assistance in setting up the serving areas.
The food was elegant, delicious and made the entire event feel special. The setup was was pleasing to the eye and fit right in with my decor. Everyone commented on the how delicious everything was. At the end of the event everything was whisked away as
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brings all his own equipment and serving ware (aside from using my oven and
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top for heating). When he left, it looked as though he hadn't even been there.
The next day the catering rental people picked up the rental items. I didn't have to wash a THING!
There were absolutely no surprises with
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. I will definitely use him more often as it really does make these occasions worry-free.

- casey D.
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I work for a large corporation, and we had a soda machine, and a
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machine contracted with this company at our location. For the entire time that we have had this
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company, we have had nothing but complaints. The products stocked in the
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machines were always either expired, past their good through dates, or damaged packaging, and the sodas were also in the same condition. When our concerns were expressed,
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, the owner of the company responded by saying that we are the smallest facility they have, and that other facilities are being filled twice weekly. Further, by servicing us, they actually
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money because no one is buying. I simply reminded her that people will not buy expired and outdated products. She further told us that just because the product is outdated; it does not mean that it is inedible. She said that she serves expired foods to her children and they are fine. I have never dealt with a vendor that was so argumentative to defend poor quality products. She should not be selling these products to clients. Service/refill frequencies were initially every week, then every 21 days, then every 30 days, and at last count, they came 42 days since the last vendor visit. There is no consistency in service days. To be fair, I called another facility that is also using this vendor to see if the problems were unique to our smaller unit, as
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claimed. Not surprisingly, they report having the same complaints. One even reported to have purchased a granola bar from the machine that had mold growing on it. This is an example of the quality of the products which they stock in their machines. When a consensus was made to use new vendors, we called to schedule a pickup/removal. We were told we had to give 2 weeks’ notice – fair. We set up a date for removal. The day came and went. When I called for an update – I was told that their truck was broken. (I would think that normal business ethics would constitute a call to notify us of this) I was told that the part has arrived and truck is being repaired as we speak, and that they MAY be able to come out the next day. By now, I’m sure they’ve memorized my phone number. I asked for a follow-up call by the end of the day so that I know how to rearrange my schedule to receive them. I was told, “I can try.” Try, to make a phone call to a client…. Bad business. Worse business, I didn’t receive a phone call neither that day (Thursday), nor Friday. When I tried to call Friday, calls were ignored and unanswered on both the company line, and owner’s mobile number. When I tried to call back the next week, the phones calls were ignored. When I finally reached the owner, we scheduled the removal for Wednesday before noon. I called at 10am to confirm due to the tight timeline we were on, and was told drivers are most likely 10 minutes from arrival. By 11:15, still no one. I tried calling the office number and there was no one to pick up. The phone continued to ring without going to a VM. I called
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’s mobile, no answer. After multiple attempts, her receptionist answers her mobile and takes the call. I was to receive a call back with the driver’s ETA, but never received one. Drivers finally show up in an unmarked pickup truck, no formalities, and no uniforms. I felt it very necessary to write a report to let other potential clients know what to expect when working with
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(or afbvending.net). There is NO customer service. There is no remediation offered, nor expression of regret for poor service and products. Lastly, there is no respect for client timelines and deadlines. The lack of professionalism is unacceptable for any business. We have never been happier to go without
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services.
- Christine T.
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Charming atmosphere, very fresh ingredients in salad & pizza. Specials for lunch under $10. Pleasant, courteous, and attentive.
Very nice neighborhood restaurant that is good for all ages.
- Susan C.

All Caterers in Winter Haven, FL

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A CATERED AFFAIR

836 6TH ST NW
Winter Haven

A Makeup Artist designerbarcia

any location
Wesley Chapel

Affordable Catering

4108 Gunn Hwy.
Tampa

BOCELLI'S CATERING

PO BOX 7208
Winter Haven

Bri's Eye Photography

11047 Winter Crest Drive
Riverview

CAM'S CATERING CO INC

117 BATES AVE SW
Winter Haven

Cao Chocolates

9804 SW 77th Ave
Miami

Catered By Vesh

7924 melogold circle
Land O Lakes

CATERING BY THE FAMILY

2322 W CYPRESS ST
Tampa

Certified movers

14206 Grubbs lane
Riverview

Chef On The Bay

100 Hampton Rd Lot 176
Clearwater

Coastal Creations

4739 Charles Partin Dr
Parrish

DELECTABLES FINE CATERING

969 Virginia Ave
Palm Harbor

ELITE EVENTS

2320 W Fig St
Tampa

Florida Mobile Dj's

5271 Cane Island Loop Apt 102
Kissimmee

GARDEN BALLROOM & BANQUET

1156 1ST ST S
Winter Haven

Gyros and Seafood Express

918 North Washington Blvd
Sarasota

Ice and a Slice Cakes

8704 Bay Laurel Ct
Tampa

Island Tings and Flavors

PO Box 530351
Saint Petersburg

Justin-Thyme Personal Chef Service

1200 Bayshore Blvd
Tampa

KELLI B2B CATERING

12043 SEMINOLE BLVD
Largo

LENA THOMPSON & FAMILY

619 AVENUE D SE
Winter Haven

Love This Place

3341 State Route 60

MAGGIE T & CO

3798 Cypress Gardens Road
Winter Haven

MARGARET ANN'S Catering and GOURMET COOKIES

5625 4TH ST N
Saint Petersburg

Michelle's Delectables & Designs

2030 Ridgelane Rd
Clearwater

MILLER'S CAFÉ & CATERING

9308 Hidden Water Cir
Riverview

NATIONAL PIZZA PARTIES

7222 Mt. Essex Dr. NE
Saint Petersburg

on cooking personal chef service

1203 Alafia Dr
Poinciana

ORANGE BLOSSOM CATERING

220 4TH ST N
Saint Petersburg

Pebble Creek Golf Club

10550 Regents Park Dr.
Tampa

POPPA JAY'S DISTRICT OFFICE

141 W CENTRAL AVE
Winter Haven

Quintessence Catering

1737 Arabian Ln
Palm Harbor

Rigatoni

PO Box 10454
Tampa

SONNY'S REAL PIT BAR-B-Q

4600 RECKER HWY
Winter Haven

SPARTAN MANOR

6121 MASSACHUSETTS AVE
New Port Richey

Spices Etc

2822 Limerick St

STONECHEF Events and Catering

1930 E 7TH AVE
Tampa

Sunrise Donuts & Sweets

4744 George Washington Hwy

SUNSHINE CATERING

415 20TH ST SW
Winter Haven

Sweet!

242 9th St north
St Petersburg

TAM'S CLASSIC CATERING

560 AVENUE J SE
Winter Haven

Taste Of Saint Pete

4715 Bay Street

The Organic Culinarian

P.O. Box 76784
Tampa

THE STUFFED MUSHROOM

825 MAIN ST
Safety Harbor

The Twelfth Sign LLC

147 Meridian St
Davenport

TINSLEY FAMILY CONCESSIONS INC

353 6th St SW
Winter Haven

Touch Of Fire DJ's

New Port Richey

WCVP Inc

PO Box 47542
Tampa

Wimauma

4205 S. Macdill ave
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