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Knoxville-Area Off-Site Caterers Ranked According to Number of 2020 Events, Then By Employees
Rank
'21
'20CompanyPhone
Website
Catering employees
FT/PT
Annual events
No. served per event
Price per person
Specialties
Top local executive
Year founded
11Newk's Eatery
9261 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-692-5301
newks.com
15
6/12
3,225
10-500
$10-$14
Fresh salads, sandwiches, artisan pizzas, made-from-scratch soups and home made desserts
Stephanie Elder
Director of Operations
2010
22Petro's Chili & Chips Creative Catering
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
33Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-0103
rothchildcatering.com
26
20/6
1,567
5 to 4500
$10 to $150
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
45Buddy's Custom Catering
5806 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0051
buddyscustomcatering.com
28
8/12
1,139
50-3000
7.99 - 35.00
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
59All Occasion Catering1
922 N. Central Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-521-1300
alloccasioncatering.com
125
NA/NA
850
NA
NA
Coordinating culinary masterpieces for special events, weddings, community functions
Susan Green
Owner
1990
610Famous 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
711Take 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
812Bradford Catered Events1
4409 Greenway Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-522-5552
bradfordevents.com
60
NA/NA
700
NA
NA
Customized menus, made-from-scratch food and beverages for social and corporate events, weddings
Kelly Webster
Owner
1982
913Rosa'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
104B & G All Occasion Catering
7231 Tazewell Pike
Corryton, TN 37721
865-687-8856
bandgcatering.com
50
3/47
512
10-800
$8.00 - $50.00
Breakfast and lunch options for businesses and clubs, specialized wedding options
Betty Henry
Owner
1991
1114Bridgewater Place Premier Catering & Events
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-247-6071
bridgewaterplacetn.com
35
NA/NA
4252
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
128Archers BBQ
5415 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-9781569
archersbbq.com
12
NA/NA
420
20 to 1500
$12 to $25
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
1316Creative Catering of Knoxville1
2400 N. Central
Knoxville, TN 37917
865.525-9384
creativecateringknoxville.com
15
NA/NA
275
NA
NA
Orchestrating events, weddings, charitable galas, corporate celebrations, intimate dinner parties
Nancy Kendrick
Founder
2009
1415Holly's Gourmet Market
5107 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-330-0123
gourmetsmarketandcafe.com
28
28/12
220
10-700
$12-$120
Playful and creative culinary style blending Southern heritage, classic technique and local flavors
Holly Hambright
Rachel Blackstock
Executive chef
Events director
2007
157Shoney's of Knoxville - Catering
9720 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-6331
shoneysknox.com
6
3/3
177
25-100
$8 -$25
Breakfast, family-style buffet, customizable menu
Roy Leslie
President, CEO
1962
16NRJubilee Banquet Facility
6700 Jubilee Center Way
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-938-2112
jubileebanquet.com
9
NA/NA
126
NA
NA
Multiple meeting/event rooms, executive chef to create customizable menus
Allison Potts
Manager
2007
17NRKnoxville Catering & Special Events
150 N. Martinwood Road, Ste. 404D
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-691-0100
knoxcatering.com
25
5/20
100
10 to 1000
$10 - $50
Full service catering and event management, weddings, corporate luncheons, galas, rock and roll tour catering
Shawn Hines
Owner
2003
1817Judy Dodd Catering1
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
1820Big Fatty's Catering
5103 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-384-9084
bigfattyscatering.com
22
1/21
75
25-400
$17.95-$75
Traditional, Southern, Italian, BBQ
Lisa Smith
Chef, owner
1996
2019The Tomato Head
12 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-4067
thetomatohead.com
60
45/15
50
10 to 350
12-20
Boxed lunches, sandwich and salad trays
Mahasti Vafaie
Owner
1990
1 Information from 2020 survey; 2 Based on 2019 events
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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