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Knoxville-Area Off-Site Caterers Ranked According to Number of 2021 Events, Then By Employees
Rank
'22
'21CompanyPhone
Website
Catering employees
FT/PT
Annual events
No. served per event
Price per person
Specialties
Top local executive
Year founded
116Jubilee Banquet Facility
6700 Jubilee Center Way
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-938-2112
jubileebanquet.com
10
3/10
3,545
40-100
$14-$18
Multiple meeting/event rooms, executive chef to create customizable menus
Allison Potts
Manager
2007
22Petro's Chili & Chips Creative Catering1
631 E. Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
865-805-4688
petroscaters.com
10
NA/NA
2,500
NA
$6-$15
Petros Chili Bar: chips, chili, cheese, tomatoes, green onions, sour cream, black olives, jalapenos, tortilla chips & jalapeno queso, marinated cucumbers, boxed lunches
Craig Mason
Mattie Lett
Owner
Catering director
1982
34Buddy's Custom Catering1
5806 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0051
buddyscustomcatering.com
28
8/12
1,139
50-3000
$8-$35
Smoked on-site BBQ pork, smoked and grilled chicken, steaks, pork tenderloin, hot dogs, hamburgers, appetizers, catfish fry, honey pecan chicken, wedding specialty menus, custom menus, vegetarian, corporate events
Mark Lemoncelli
Owner, CEO
1972
41Newk's Eatery
9261 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-692-5301
newks.com
10
NA/NA
1,104
10 to 1800
$8-$20
Fresh salads, sandwiches, artisan pizzas, made-from-scratch soups and homemade desserts
Stephanie Elder
Director of operations
2010
55All Occasion Catering
922 N. Central Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-521-1300
alloccasioncatering.com
75
NA/NA
1,030
NA
NA
Coordinating culinary masterpieces for special events, weddings, community functions
Susan Green
Owner
1990
612Archers BBQ
5415 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-9781569
archersbbq.com
40
35/5
925
20 to 2500
$14 to $40
Pulled-to-order pork & chicken, Baby Back Ribs, sliced-to-order beef brisket with homemade sides and desserts. Custom menu options available
Archer Bagley
Owner
2011
73Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-0103
rothchildcatering.com
28
NA/NA
888
NA
NA
Traditional and vegetarian, vegan and ethnic menus; specialty rental equipment, culinary trained staff, in-house decorator, audio-visuals, 24-hour round-the-clock shift feeding
Susan Rothchild
President
1980
86Famous Dave's Catering
208 Advantage Place1
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-694-9990
homeofthebigslab.com
50
NA/NA
800
12-15000
NA
St. Louis-style spare ribs, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork, hot link sausage, side dishes, desserts; steaks, burgers, hot dogs grilled on-site
NA
NA
2002
97Take Out Thyme1
711 S. Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-247-0446
takeoutthyme.com
14
5/9
715
20-450
NA
Southern-style comfort food, grilled chicken breast (numerous options), sautéed or grilled fresh-cut vegetables, appetizers, prime rib & beef tenderloin (carving station)
Kevin Filicky
Partner
1998
1011Bridgewater Place Premier Catering & Events
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-247-6071
bridgewaterplacetn.com
35
NA/NA
550
NA
NA
Chef team, event and bar staff offering custom menus of inventive, scratch-made culinary fare for galas, elegant in-home dining, corporate training, social events
Stefanie Hess
Managing partner
2013
119Rosa's Catering Service1
7635 Old Maynardville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37938
865-690-5757
rosascatering.com
65
25/40
527
20-800
NA
Custom full-service catering, homemade and international cuisine
Phillip Nussbaumer
President
1971
1210B & G All Occasion Catering1
7231 Tazewell Pike
Corryton, TN 37721
865-687-8856
bandgcatering.com
50
3/47
512
10-800
$8-$50
Breakfast and lunch options for businesses and clubs, specialized wedding options
Betty Henry
Owner
1991
1320The Tomato Head
12 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-4067
thetomatohead.com
50
20/30
400
10-500
$12-$15
Boxed lunches, sandwich and salad trays
Mahasti Vafaie
Owner
1990
1414Holly's Gourmet Market
5107 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-330-0123
gourmetsmarketandcafe.com
35
35/15
250
5-2600
$13-$160
Playful and creative culinary style blending Southern heritage, classic technique and local flavors
Holly Hambright
Executive chef
2007
158Bradford Catered Events
4409 Greenway Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-522-5552
bradfordevents.com
40
NA/NA
230
NA
NA
Customized menus, made-from-scratch food and beverages for social and corporate events, weddings
Kelly Webster
Owner
1982
1621Lighthouse Knoxville
6800 Baum Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-247-6072
lighthouseknoxville.com
10
3/7
225
15-250
$12-$32
Smoked meats, lasagna from scratch, fresh baked breads and pastries
Jordan Foxwell
Operations manager
2012
1717Knoxville Catering & Special Events
150 N. Martinwood Road, Ste. 404D
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-691-0100
knoxcatering.com
20
10/10
150
10 - 2000
$15-$30
Full service catering and event management, weddings, corporate luncheons, galas, rock and roll tour catering
Shawn Hines
Owner
2003
1815Shoney's of Knoxville - Catering1
9720 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-6331
shoneysknox.com
6
3/3
117
25-100
$8-$25
Breakfast, family-style buffet, customizable menu
Roy Leslie
President, CEO
1962
1918Big Fatty's Catering
5103 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-384-9084
bigfattyscatering.com
22
1/21
87
25-400
$20-$75
Traditional, Southern, Italian, BBQ
Lisa Smith
Chef, owner
1996
2018Judy Dodd Catering
114 Brentwood Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-482-3611
judydoddcatering.com
22
1/21
75
25-400
NA
Desserts, Southern cuisine, corporate lunches, wedding receptions
Whitney Dodd-Chambers
Owner
1984
1 Information from 2021 survey
Source: Individual company representatives, company websites. NA=not available or not applicable. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fluctuations in the number of events in comparison to years prior is noted. Knoxville-area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union county. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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