Planning an event can be extremely stressful. But you can reduce the burden by outsourcing some aspects of it. One of such is the catering.
However, a lot of people are quite skeptical when it comes to hiring catering companies for their events. In fact, a lot of supposed catering outfit have ruined many parties in Nigeria as a result of their incompetence.
Really, great catering companies are actually hard to find, it is not Las Vegas where you can simply ask around and someone will know a highly rated caterer in Vegas for you. But since we love catering we’ve made it easy by providing you with our well-researched list of the top 10 catering companies in Nigeria in no order.
10 Best Catering Companies in Nigeria
Tito Cakes and Events
Tito Cakes is one of the major catering companies in the country. The company was founded by Toyin Ayodeji, a creative cake decorator and event planner.
The founder has a decade long experience in the industry and she brings this expertise to the fore with her excellent service delivery to her numerous clients.
Over the years, Tito Cakes has grown to even include a catering school where students are taught cake and confectionary courses. Other courses include event management, catering and cocktail classes.
Wine & Gold Services
When it comes to specialty catering, you need not look further than Wine & Gold Services. Established in 1994, Wine & Gold is a popular catering service company in Lagos but with clients all over the country.
With an annual turn over of 400 million and a staff strenght of 150, Wine & Gold Service is certainly a top notch catering company.
Their services include:
- Barbeque Parties
- Executive Banquets
- Specialty Catering
- Complete Party and
- Entertainment Packages
Wine & Gold also has a culinary institute where students are taught the art of cooking.
Some of their notable clients in the corporate world include Addax Petroleum, Lafarge, Mnet, NNPC and many more.
Courdeau Catering is a subsidiary of the Chagoury Group. Courdeau Catering is well known in the oil service sector. In fact, they are registered with NNPC as a full service catering and logistics provider.
They currently operate in 14 locations around the country which include Port Harcourt, Warri, Eket and Abuja. Their other notable clients include Exxon, Total, Shell, Agip and Mobil.
Courdeau Catering provides specialized packaging methods, refrigerated delivery transportation systems and modern storage facilities to ensure that their products arrive their destinations fresh and hygienically packed.
J Abed Enterprise Ltd
With over 40 years in the catering service sector, S.J Abed has maintained its status has one of the foremost catering companies in the country.
The company was established in 1976 and they are one of the default choices among individuals as well as small and medium sized companies.
Overall, their popular services include:
- Provision of industrial catering services and facility management services
- Supply, installation and commissioning of industrial kitchen, bakery, coldroom/chiller and laundry equipments.
- Restaurants and outdoor catering service
Located on Toyin Street in Ikeja, Lagos, Astoria Caterers is a major provider of catering services in Nigeria.
The company was established in 1983 when it started as an outfit providing indoor catering service but has since grown to become a reputable provider of outdoor catering.
Africa Catering Nigeria Ltd
Located in Dolphin Estate in Ikoyi, Lagos, Africa Catering Nigeria is one of the foremost providers of catering and hospitality services in the country.
The company employs over 1820 team members and serves over 7000 people daily across Nigeria. They are popular for their remote site catering service.
Africa Catering Nigeria is currently serving over 40 locations around the country consisting over 20 companies both offshore and onshore Nigeria.
Their corporate headquarters is located in Port Harcourt and some of their prominent clients include:
- ABTI American University
- Pacific Drilling
- Air France
- Oando Drilling
- Transocean and
- Sea Drill
Unitop Catering Services
Founded in 2004, Unitop Catering Services is one of the major catering service providers in the country. Their target customers are the onshore/offshore companies.
Their office is located in Warri, Delta State and they are well known for their popular flexible and tailored solution when it comes to meeting the catering needs of their numerous clients.
Their service extends to oil rigs, floating gas production facilities, construction sites, banks, wedding events and educational institutions. With their typically high quality service, Unitop Catering has a long list of satisfied and loyal customers in the oil and gas industry. Some of these clients include:
- Parker Drilling
- DeltaLift and
- Pelfaco Limited
Hamptons Catering Services
Recognized as one of the catering service firm with excellent service delivery, Hamptons easily makes our list as one of the top catering companies in the country.
The company is located in Dolphin Estate, Lagos and they are known for their indoor and outdoor catering services.
Also, they have scores of satisfied customers that seem to reiterate the fact that their catering is excellent and topnotch.
Located in Port Harcourt, Kusha Catering is another popular catering company and they are particularly known for their prowess in events catering.
The company was established in 2012 but despite its seemingly short years in the industry, Kusha is actually well known particularly in the Southern Part of the country.
They cater for weddings, birthdays, funerals, retirement parties, corporate events and many more.
Also, they include grocery supplies to schools, supermarkets and companies as one of their unique services
Food Hub Services
When it comes to indoor and outdoor catering, one of the often recommended companies in Nigeria especially in the Northern part of the country is Food Hub Services.
Located in Wuse 2, Abuja, Food Hub was established in 2015 but its rise as a company to the top cadre in the catering has been quite exponential.