On the lookout for the top caterers in Atlanta. We get it! Atlanta’s role as the unofficial business and cultural capital of the South means it’s full of great venues and catering options to make your wedding or corporate event a success.
Whether you want to enjoy old favorites or try something completely new, we’ve put together this list of great caterers in Atlanta. We also share a few venue ideas to go along with them. For even more event spaces, browse the listings on Peerspace to find venues available to rent from local hosts.
1. Match food and decor with Proof of the Pudding
What’s on your menu is important, but a good caterer knows that the presentation counts, too. That’s why Proof of the Pudding is among the most notable caterers in Atlanta when you want to make an impression with memorable design and decor. In addition to unique menus with passed hors d’oeuvres, table service, and VIP tasting options, they can provide “a touch of floral” in their table settings. They also offer more complex decor, like stages, tents, and lounge furniture.
Available for corporate events, weddings, and more, Proof of the Pudding offers “Gourmet to Go” options for less formal affairs. With a background in food service management, the staff can handle events for groups as large as 100,000, from boating shows to stadium events.
2. Serve artisanal dishes made by Talk of the Town
Talk of the Town is your go-to caterer for decadent formal affairs. Their menus feature local, organic ingredients, including artisanal breads and cheeses. From smoked trout to sweet potato ravioli, you’ll find passed and plated dishes to suit any occasion. They also offer “action stations” where professional chefs dish up paella, grilled meats, and other specialty items.
Talk of the Town isn’t just for seated dinners, though. They also have specialized menus for a tailgate BBQ, bar or bat mitzvah, production crew lunch, traditional tea party, and more. This is why they’re rated among the top caterers in Atlanta!
3. Line up vendors through your Peerspace venue
Sometimes choosing the right caterer comes down to finding the right fit for your venue. And that’s where Peerspace comes in. As the largest online marketplace for hourly venue rentals, we have hundreds of incredible event venues for you to discover through our platform. All spaces are owned by local hosts who make it their mission to make your experience the best it can be.
Here are some of our favorite spaces for you to check out:
- This restaurant and event space in Dunwoody (pictured above) with on-site catering, a private event room, several seating areas, and two outdoor patios
- This modern and sporty executive lounge in Cumberland with seating for 25, a marble bar, and indoor-outdoor options
- This gorgeous Midtown event space with room for 220, chiavari chairs, tables, a lounge, and catering services
- This upscale light-filled event space in Old Fourth Ward with space for 50, various seating areas to mingle, an outdoor courtyard, a roof deck, and a kitchen
- This elegant Midtown boutique space with room for 100, smart lighting, chandeliers, a catering kitchen, and a built-in bar
These are only a small sample of the types of spaces you can book for your Atlanta event on Peerspace. Browse our listings to see what venues offer and reach out to hosts with any questions. Whether you’re planning a wedding, hosting a baby shower, or shooting a movie, choosing a venue makes it easy to line up all of the services and equipment you need.
4. Plan a wedding with Zest Atlanta
Zest Atlanta offers catering for bar and bat mitzvahs, corporate events, social gatherings, and more, but their specialty is creating memorable wedding celebrations. Along with formal plated dinners, they offer inventive culinary stations, such as an “Asian nacho” bar serving lightly fried wontons or a chicken ‘n waffles station with freshly made Belgian waffles.
In addition to food, their staff can help you organize decor and other arrangements, with a “mitzvah specialist” on hand to coordinate a Shabbat dinner or a Sunday brunch after your bar or bat mitzvah.
5. Enjoy tasty tapas from Sun in My Belly
Sun in My Belly describes itself as “haute cuisine,” with both a brick-and-mortar restaurant and a full-service catering menu to accommodate your guests. Whether you host a meal at your place or theirs, they’ll stay on top of everything from “the type of lighting to the way petals are laid out on the dessert plate” for a tasty and visually appealing display. Their options include boxed and buffet lunches, plated dinners, and specialty tapas stations with a mix of regional flavors.
They’re happy to come to your Peerspace venue anywhere in the Atlanta area — particularly if you have an on-site kitchen for food prep. Another idea: host a regular high tea and supper club at their Kirkwood venue, with vegan options available when requested in advance.
6. Eat local with Avalon Catering
Avalon Catering is one of the premier caterers in Atlanta that strives to serve impeccable dishes made with local ingredients. They offer full-service catering for holidays, weddings, and corporate events, with delivery and setup available. Avalon Catering is more than farm-to-table fare, however. They also provide full event planning, from decor to equipment and more.
When you want to throw a stylish event laden with delicious cuisine made with sustainable ingredients, Avalon Catering is easily the best caterers in Atlanta for the job.
7. Serve Southern cuisine with Low Country Catering
Make the most of your special event in Atlanta by serving authentic Southern cuisine prepared by Low Country Catering. They offer full-service catering options for weddings, corporate events, and social occasions throughout the Atlanta area, as well as delivery and carry-out menus.
Their “Carolina-style” cooking includes trout, crab cakes, and other seafood, plus less common meats like duck confit, fried alligator bites, and grilled venison. Since caterers in Atlanta aren’t allowed to transport or sell alcohol off-site, you’ll have to supply your own beverages, but Low Country can provide bar staff and glassware to serve it to your guests.
8. Choose a seasonal menu from Figs and Honey
Next, check out the options at Figs and Honey, which provides full-service and drop-off catering for corporate events, weddings, and more. Their focus is on holiday and seasonal menus, which vary based on what’s available at the time of year. Their menus cover everything from breakfast to dessert, with sandwich platters, hot and cold sides, and hors d’oeuvres available.
Bonus: Feast your senses with Bold Catering & Design
Bold Catering & Design is one of the most popular full-service catering companies in ATL. And judging by their services (and incredible food photos on Insta), it’s little surprise why! This company is dedicated to customizing amazing menus for your event, with a focus on sustainable and seasonal menus. You can choose from seated and served, modern buffet style, and dinner station service.
And then there is everything else this thoughtful catering comny offers! Hire them to design your corporate and personal events, providing decor, floral design, and more. Bold Catering & Design is who you choose when you want to impress your clients or guests.
Caterers in Atlanta: conclusion
These are just a few of the great culinary options you can choose from when you book caterers in Atlanta. And remember, you can pair your caterer with a Peerspace venue for a one-of-a-kind feast at a memorable location. Plus, the hosts can help you line up all of the furniture, A/V gear, and event staff you need to bring your event to life