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Knoxville-Area Off-Site Caterers Ranked According to Number of 2017 Events, Then By Employees
Rank
'18
'17CompanyPhone
Website
Catering employees
FT/PT
Annual events
No. served per event
Price per person
Specialties
Top local executive
Year founded
12Buddy's Custom Catering
5806 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0051
buddysbarbq.com
60
25/35
2,479
50 to 10,000
$7.50-$29.99
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
Mark Smothers
President
1972
23Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-0103
rothchildknoxville.com
32
20/12
1,923
10 to 7,000
$9 to $125
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
311Shoney's of Knoxville - Catering
9720 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-6331
shoneysknox.com
9
9/0
1,500
35-500
$12-$18
Breakfast, family-style buffet, customizable menu
Roy Leslie
President, CEO
1962
4NRPetro's Chili & Chips Creative Catering
631 E. Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
865-805-4688
petroscaters.com
15
NA/NA
1,350
15-5,000
$5-$9
Petros Chili Bar: chips, chili, cheese, tomatoes, green onions, sour cream, black olives, jalapenos; tortilla chips & jalapeno queso, marinated cucumbers
Craig Mason
Mattie Lett
Owner
Catering director
1982
55Calhoun's Banquets/Copper Cellar Catering
400 Neyland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-673-3399
coppercellar.com
83
NA/NA
1,140
25-1000
NA
BBQ, weddings, rehearsal dinners, receptions, events
Mike Chase
Owner
1975
64All Occasion Catering
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, and community functions
Susan Green
Owner
1990
712Famous Dave's Catering
208 Advantage Place
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-694-9990
homeofthebigslab.com
50
NA/NA
800
12 to 15000
$6.99-$30
St. Louis-style spare ribs, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork, hot link sausage; side dishes, desserts; steaks, burgers, hot dogs grilled on-site
Tim Burress
General manager
2002
87B & G All Occasion Catering
7231 Tazewell Pike
Corryton, TN 37721
865-687-8856
bandgcatering.com
57
4/53
750
30 to 700
$8-$45
Breakfast and lunch options for businesses and clubs, specialized wedding options
Betty Henry
Owner
1991
96Bradford Catered Events
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
109Holly's Eventful Dining
5107 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-330-0123
hollyseventfuldining.com
35
15/20
675
NA
NA
Playful and creative culinary style blending Southern heritage, classic technique and local flavors
Holly Hambright
Lisa Lawson
Managing partner
Events director
2007
11NRBridgewater Place Premier Catering & Events
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-247-6071
bridgewaterplacetn.com
42
NA/NA
600
NA
NA
Experienced chef team offering inventive, scratch made culinary fare for galas, weddings, corporate and social events to picnics and other parties
Stefanie Hess
Managing partner
2013
1213Archers BBQ
5415 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-394-9580
archersbbq.com
25
NA/NA
445
20 - 750
$9 - $22
Pulled-to-order Pork & Chicken, Baby Back Ribs, sliced-to-order Beef Brisket with homemade sides and desserts
Archer Bagley
Owner
2011
1315Take Out Thyme
711 S. Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-247-0446
takeoutthyme.com
14
5/9
410
20-450
$12 - $30
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
1416Dickey's Barbecue Pit
11483 Parkside Drive, Ste. 202
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-675-8227
dickeys.com
15
4/11
285
NA
NA
Hickory smoked barbecue, brisket
Anthony Hayes
Owner, operator
2015
158Rosa's Catering Service
7635 Old Maynardville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37938
865-690-5757
rosascatering.com
50
10/40
281
35-800
$15-$120
Custom full-service catering, homemade and international cuisine
Phillip Nussbaumer
President
1971
16NRCreative Catering of Knoxville
2400 N. Central
Knoxville, TN 37917
865.525-9384
creativecateringknoxville.com
15
NA/NA
275
NA
NA
Orchestrating events, weddings, charitable galas, corporate celebrations, and intimate dinner parties
Nancy Kendrick
Founder
2009
1717Judy Dodd Catering
114 Brentwood Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-482-3611
JudyDoddCatering.com
5
NA/NA
270
25 to 450
$10-$60
Desserts, Southern cuisine, corporate lunches, wedding receptions
Whitney Dodd-Chambers
Owner
1984
1818The Tomato Head
12 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-4067
thetomatohead.com
15
10/5
250
5-500
$12
Boxed lunches, sandwich and salad trays
Mahasti Vafaie
Owner
1990
19NRLighthouse Knoxville
6800 Baum Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-247-6072
lighthouseknoxville.com
13
4/9
150
500
12-25
Smoked meats, Southern cooking, Italian cuisine
NA
NA
2012

Source: Individual company representatives, company websites. NA=not available or not applicable. 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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