Events FAQs


Baker’s Best Catering is a Boston and Metro West area caterer, specializing in event planning for social events and corporate catering, and features an extensive specialty foods menu for delivery options as well. Whether you are planning a wedding reception, bar/bat mitzvah, intimate home gathering, corporate event or just need delicious food delivered to your door, our experienced staff and culinary team will assist you to create memorable family gatherings, special celebrations, and elegant parties.

We provide our clients with seasonally inspired creative menus from our culinary team and will customize accordingly. Menus are priced per person and vary depending on the level of service and cuisine.

Our commissary at Baker’s Best Catering produces menu items that may contain or come in to contact with Wheat/Gluten, Milk, Eggs, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish, Shellfish, and Soy. While we make every attempt to minimize the risk of cross contamination when informed about allergies, we offer no guarantees and accept no liability. Customers with food allergies need to be aware of the risk of consuming our products. We are not a nut free facility.

Our team understands the importance that dietary restrictions, food preferences and allergies play into events. We will happily accommodate any know food restrictions including gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, plant based, and more.

Tastings are provided at a cost of $150 per person (4 person maximum) and hosted at our catering commissary in Needham. If the event books, we will credit the tasting charge from the initial deposit.

Our Catering Managers are happy to conduct a site visit for booked events and will work with you to discuss details and logistics.

Final guest count is due 10 business days from the date of the event and should include all guests and vendors.

We work closely with a rental company to provide all necessary rental items and kitchen equipment. A preliminary rental estimate is reflected on proposals and subject to change based on event details and site visits.

We have a liquor license for serving, not selling, alcohol. Our TIPS certified bartenders are included in our service charges, which vary by event size and duration. We collaborate with a beverage vendor for a tailored selection, with post-event billing based on consumption.

We work closely with a beverage vendor to create a beer, wine, and liquor selection based on clients’ preferences. The beverage vendor bills post-event based on consumption.

Our staff attire is a bistro-style uniform (black shoes, black pants, black button-down shirts, and a black apron). For casual events in the summer we offer, a black polo shirt to replace the button-down shirt/tie and a black apron.

Staff hours are estimated from pack out of your event at the Needham Commissary, travel-time and set-up, duration time of event, clean-up, and return to our Needham commissary.

Staff hours are finalized post-event based on actual hours worked.

Vendor meals are provided at an additional cost. Vendor meals are typically different from the guest meals, served room temperature and priced accordingly.

Any menu items remaining that are safe for consumption will be packed into recyclable containers and left for the client.