If you are planning your big day — wedding, birthday, baby shower, bachelor/ette party, or housewarming — or just wishing to throw a dinner party for your friends, you wouldn’t like to deal with every single detail. It is often a great idea to rely on a professional for food and drinks to lift a great weight off your shoulders. Check out our list of the best caterers in Washington DC.
Chef B Meals
Address: 2800 10th St, NE Washington DC
The Northeast DC caterer was opened in 2007 by French Chef Bernard Henry, who graduated from L’Académie de Cuisine. Since 2020, Chef Shalia Coburn from Tucson, also a graduate of the renowned culinary school, has been at the helm. The team prepares your menu using top quality products from select stores, after you choose one of the options offered based on your party theme and preferences. Service includes cleaning up afterwards.
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Address: 2410 T St, NE Washington DC
Phone: (202) 838-3133
Founded in 2012, B.Lin Catering is known as a popular caterer located in the District. Led by chef and owner Ben Lin, who is a former private chef, the team designs individual menus according to the client’s event. Dishes are made from locally produced ingredients, as well as seasonal food items. Full-service catering, beverage services, pop-ups, corporate catering, and drop-off services are available.
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Well Dunn Catering
Address: 510 11th St, SE Washington DC
Phone: (202) 543-7878
Another top DC catering company, Well Dunn Catering, provides clients with anything from black-tie dinners to casual theme parties. The boutique caterer’s decades of experience includes serving major corporations such as Apple, Netflix, and Samsung. They also hold a three-star certification from the Green Restaurant Association, which means they use 100 percent biodegradable products and feature a complete recycling system.
Address: 1532 U St, NW Washington DC
Phone: (202) 232-4714
Operating in the District since 2014, TasteLife Catering offers full-service catering whether you are having a banquet or a budget-friendly small event, like baby showers, birthdays, corporate events, or weddings. Beverage service, bartenders and professional wait staff are included at the request of clients. Food delivery, drop-off, and pick-up services are also available.
W Millar & Co. Catering
Address: 1335 14th St, NW, Washington DC
Phone: (202) 387-2216
Specializing in corporate events and individually packaged meals, W Millar & Co. Catering has been providing breakfasts, lunches, afternoon breaks, dinners, and evening receptions to DC area clients for decades. Breakfasts (cold or hot) include a variety of options such as fruits, European breakfast, avocado toast bar, and granola bar assortment. You can also request sandwiches & salads, entrées (with vegetarian options), reception platters, desserts, and beverages.