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BEST Caterer

2011 BEST Caterer

Au Soleil Catering

Boston

If God is indeed in the details, Au Soleil must be nigh holy. The operation gets every last request right, and often adds a few flourishes of its own. That might mean having bartenders shake up pitch-perfect cocktails to order…. read more»

2010 BEST Caterer
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Season to Taste

Cambridge

This full-service company can handle everything from bar mitzvahs to barbecues to prepared dinners for families of four. And while the menus have plenty to swoon over—passed apps like mini latkes with smoked salmon and chive crema, or entrées like… read more»

2008 BEST Caterer

Au Soleil Catering

Boston

Turning out memorable meals in private homes—which often means tight quarters and picky palates—is a task that could sap any chef’s muse. No surprise the catering arm of the vaunted L’Espalier/Sel de la Terre group is more than up to… read more»

2008 BEST Caterer
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Au Soleil Catering

Boston

Turning out memorable meals in private homes—which often means tight quarters and picky palates—is a task that could sap any chef’s muse. No surprise the catering arm of the vaunted L’Espalier/Sel de la Terre group is more than up to… read more»

1999 BEST Caterer

Bakers’ Best

Newton Highlands

Great service, flavorful food, beautiful presentation—and a willingness to take on any affair, no matter how small or bizarre—set this small company apart from its bigger sisters. From weddings and wakes to corporate conferences and informal dinner parties (sans staff),… read more»

1998 BEST Caterer

Calla Lily Caterers

Cambridge

With its whimsical presentation and extraordinary attention to detail, Calla Lilly reinvents hors d’oeuvres. You’ll find the usual suspects (crab cakes and California rolls), but the twist is in the remoulades and dipping sauces. Portobella mushroom quesadillas, mini-popovers, and lobster… read more»

1997 BEST Caterer

Capers Catering

Arlington

Relax. Everything is being taken care of. No more pre-party freakout as you run to the deli to buy ice, only to realize that you have nothing to put it in. Whether you’re having 50 people over for cocktails or… read more»

1995 BEST Caterer

Calla Lily Caterers

Cambridge

Great food and extraordinary attention to creating a party’s ambience (brightly colored linens, gorgeous flower arrangements) make Calla Lily a winner. Sample the food in advance at the Calla Lily Cafe. read more»

1994 BEST Caterer

East Meets West

Boston

Caterer Dan Mathieu grazes the country seeking the newest food trends and launches the best from his fragrant kitchens in the South End. Who can forget his catering at the drag party at Roxy where “Dolly Parton” passed out cornpone… read more»

1992 BEST Caterer

A Mano Catering

Needham

Elyse Etling is Boston’s hottest caterer, and for good reason. Her presentation is sublime, her service is flawless, and her fare is serendipitous, tapping into ethnic dishes and unusual spices. read more»