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Catering in Boston, MA,
(267) 566-2637
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4.9 out of 5
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  • 23 Reviews


    Nicole Ovaitte

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    5 out of 5
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  • We did our tasting with William prior to signing our contract. William came to our home prepared with literally everything down to the flatware and some wine. William cooked our entire requested menu which included four options plus our starter salad. William also does not charge extra for addition meal options on the menu, which we found rare and exceptional. Everything was amazing, including his company! We even invited him to join us at the table, he was very pleasant and professional. The food was all cooked and seasoned to perfection. 10/10 would recommend. We are so excited to have him and his team as a part of our wedding.

    Alice

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    5 out of 5
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  • William was a dream to work with. From an initial casual conversation he crafted the most thoughtful menu for 160 guests that tied together the New England setting with my Pacific Northwest roots and executed it perfectly. We held my wedding in the backyard of my family home and William skillfully advised on rental items and alcohol quantities and everything ended up just right - down to drink garnishes and ice cream scoopers. He brought with him a wonderfully cheerful and competent team of servers and bartenders, some of whom were there early the morning after still with a smile on their face executing a beautiful brunch. I couldn’t recommend William Ference more enthusiastically.

    Kristen Hamill

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    5 out of 5
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  • We were lucky enough to have William and his team cater our recent wedding, and I cannot recommend him highly enough! William was a pleasure to work with and made everything so easy even though my husband and I were planning our wedding from overseas. His staff were absolutely amazing, so professional, polite and attentive. And the food - incredible! Our guests could not stop talking about how delicious everything was, the food was certainly the highlight of the wedding. A huge thank you to William and his team, we couldn't be happier with how everything went!

    Meredith

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    5 out of 5
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  • Hire William and you won't be disappointed! We used him as our caterer for our wedding and his team made the day perfect. The prep with him beforehand, the professionalism of his team the day of, the set up of everything and handling all the details - it was just perfection and we could not be happier. We are SO thrilled with his team's performance and Eliza crushed it as the event manager, his bartender was beyond friendly and accommodating, and everything was set up just as discussed. THANK YOU are not big enough words to encompass how much we appreciate him going above and beyond to make us feel like VIPs. He respected our budget, made the process so smooth, is incredibly responsive and communicates clearly so we felt so confident going into the day.

    Samantha

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    5 out of 5
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  • William was exceptional! The food and cocktails were all delicious with such fresh ingredients and unique flavors. William was so helpful with every step of the planning process and answered all of our questions and helped us navigate the next steps with such patience and ease. His staff were all so friendly and on top of everything. We can't recommend him enough!! Best decision ever!

    Shayna

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    5 out of 5
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  • There is nobody in the catering business better than William Ference. He and his team were meticulous in the cuisine and service that they provided. Not to mention how personable the entire staff was. After everyone had eaten, the staff was ready to party (we had multiple guests tell us how enjoyable it was hanging with William’s team throughout the night). The food was like nothing you have ever had at a wedding before. The menu is very customizable and everything is provided at a very reasonable price. Start with William Ference in your catering search and we guarantee you will not even bother shopping for another caterer.

    Erica Quigley

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  • If you're going to splurge on one vendor, make it your caterer. And make sure your caterer is William Ference. You might not realize it, but a great caterer like William is basically a wedding planner: he'll help you figure out timing, transitions, table and servingware rentals, and other details you never thought of. On the day of, he and his staff are stage managers, keeping the roller coaster ride on track. They worked closely with our band to make sure everyone was on the same page throughout the day. The food was exquisite; my guests couldn't say enough good things about it. The servers took such good care of us - every time I returned to my table, my water glass was full (don't get dehydrated on your big day!), and our family-style meal came out in a flash, servers speed-walking as a group to each table in turn. I was pretty darn organized, but I never could have pulled off the decor setup and breakdown without the servers. William's team is solid, experienced, and (bonus!) fun. ... Read more

    Lauren

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    5 out of 5
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  • William and his team were hands-down the best decision we made for our wedding! My husband and I are big time foodies and choosing the right caterer was one of the most important parts of planning for us. From our first conversation and meeting, we instantly knew William was inspired, innovative and extremely talented. The food, service and hospitality was out of this world. All of our guests were raving about the food and how amazing the catering staff was. William and his team went above and beyond the call of duty to make our day extraordinary. A month after our wedding and we are still hearing about the food -- "It was the best wedding food we've ever had." "Over the top amazing." "Every appetizer was to die for." "Best meal ever served at a wedding." If you're looking for a caterer for your wedding, look no further. William Ference Catering is the best!!

    Kristin

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  • Five star plus, plus, plus. Our guests couldn't stop commenting on the food. "Not your average wedding food". Trust me, you are in the most competent hands working with William and his team. They handled bar services as well. Several guests are bartenders and commented on the skill. William takes care if all the details and sets your mind at ease. Hope for an opportunity to work with you again and taste your food.

    Gabriella

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  • BEST wedding dinner ever. William came to our house for a food tasting and we were hooked. All of the appetizers and both of our dinner selections were incredible. William is very personable and understands the financial costs of a wedding. He will make suggestions as he sees fit and do anything within his power to help you stay on budget. Our guests raved about the food and even had fun with William's staff. We will recommend William and his team to anyone looking to cater an event.

    Laurel

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    5 out of 5
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  • I don't think I could possibly write a good enough review for William and his team. He was the nicest, most accommodating person I think I have ever had the pleasure to work with. William really listened to me and made sure he got a true understanding of what my vision and needs were. He and his team went well above and beyond in their duties. Not only did they make the most incredible food (guests could not stop talking about how incredible it was and that it was the BEST meal they have ever had at a wedding), but they assisted with all the details for set up. I was treated like a princess all day ~ they all went out of their way to make sure I was taken care of. They were all as friendly as William. The day was perfect and it has a lot to do with William Ference Catering.

    Danny

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    5 out of 5
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  • Where to begin? William's plating and dishes were exquisite and delicious. His waitstaff were professional and on point at all times. They even sat with our young son to make sure he ate his food so we could get up and dance. There wasn't a better fit for our wedding when it came to catering. William and his team delivered a truly wonderful dining experience and we would recommend his services for any event.

    Tracy

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    5 out of 5
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  • William is outstanding!!! The food is fresh, healthy, delicious and beautifully presented. He catered our wedding and we had several guests comment that the food was the best that they have ever had at a wedding. The first time we spoke on the phone felt very personalized. William took our vision and turned it into reality!! He’s the best!

    Duane

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    5 out of 5
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  • William and his crew did a fantastic job at our wedding and the food was absolutely delicious! William was attentive, flexible, and knowledgeable throughout the entire process- from the first phone call to the actual event. He made sure he was available at all times for us, offered to help us plan the day of the wedding, and also helped us navigate all of the typical wedding expenses and scheduling. He helped us pick the best foods (beef, chicken and vegetarian), attend to our guests that were gluten free, and organize our wedding bar. His staff was just the best on the wedding day and were ultra-attentive to our guests and us. We had two signature cocktails (old fashioned and French 75), so William helped us with our liquor order to save us cost while still having great drinks. Everyone at our wedding had a great time. Highly recommend!!

    Kj Sale

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    2.4 out of 5
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  • Had a great time at this wedding however, once the wedding had past and there was long enough time for guests to feel comfortable giving feedback we were extremely disappointed. We were told not only was the cook smoking cigarettes OVER our food WHILE she was cooking but it happened numerous times after it was addressed with William. The floor to ceiling windows of the venue overlooked the grill area and this company had not a care in the world that cigarette ash was contaminating the food on the most expensive and important night of our beloved family members lives.

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