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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I hired Gourmet in a Pinch to cater an important event for some dear friends. Paul and Chef Charisa made everything so simple, and we asked a lot of them. Our party was only accessible by boat, and required a lot of schlepping, and yet...they took it all in stride. The food was delicious, and they did everything with a smile, even as a storm came up and we had to move everything quickly inside. All of our guests raved about the food, and were pleased at the ability to have seconds. People are still talking about the flourless chocolate torte which was to die for. As the party planner, Gourmet in a Pinch made my job easy, and relieved any worry I had about how the event would go. I will certainly call them for our next big event!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Paul and Chef Charisa were great to work with and prepared a wonderful 80th birthday dinner for my mother. There were 22 people and we opted for pass appetizers and a sit down dinner to celebrate. Food was excellent as was the service and professionalism....Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We hired Paul and his team for our Family Reunion on Lake Kezar on July 4th. They have terrific menu options and make everything very easy. We hosted a party for 44 people and also had the Chef prepare take home food for the following...days. They recommended great choices for our group and the feedback from my family was uniformly positive. They were professional and courteous and just really pleasant people. We will use them again - you should too!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We ordered basil and brie chicken platter, chicken broccoli and ziti platter, lasagna, salad, and rolls for my mother’s surprise 60th birthday and it was a huge hit! ! Paul was very easy to work and the food was enough to feed 50 people! I...would highly recommend this catering company to anyone! The food was out of this world! Thank you for making our night special!More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We had the Gourmet in a Pinch team cater our June 2017 wedding in northern New Hampshire for 170 people and they did a fantastic job. Everyone loved the passed hors d'ouerves and Italian buffet. They were very attentive to detail and all servers had...a kind, friendly demeanor. Very pleasant to work with. I would recommend them for weddings.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Gourmet in a Pinch catered our rehearsal and wedding dinner. Paul and Charissa were wonderful to work with and were very flexible and accommodating. We had a lot of guests traveling for our wedding and wanted to have food available for whoever came by for...the rehearsal. Gourmet in a pinch came out with their stone pizza oven and cranked out amazing pizzas, as needed over a three hour time span, while guests came and went. It was a huge hit! The wedding dinners were great, and people are still talking about how amazing the wedding cake was! I would absolutely recommend them.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

We have worked with GIAP for an annual event annually for years and Paul never fails to deliver. He is creative, his staff is terrific and the food is inventive and our guests are always thrilled. Paul also treated our guests with dietary restrictions to...wonderful alternatives that never felt like it was just enough to be within limitations.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have gone here several times to get food to take home. Great choices, come with explicit directions. Always delicious.

Date of visit: March 2015
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

This was our 4th time using GIAP while vacationing with a group of friends in a rental house in the Sunday River area, in-house catering is the only way to go in this situation!! The food was once again fantastic and the service is second...to none. Menu and meal times were arranged ahead of time so there was no need to think about those little details once we were actually on vacation. Paul and company came to house, prepared the food, waited and cleared the tables and even loaded the dishwasher for us. Oh, did I mention the food was fantastic??!! We planned a Mexican night, Barbecue dinner another night, we ordered some tasty heat and eat breakfast breads which they left for us after dinner the night before. Fruit salad, muffins, scones and breads....I could go on and on. Much cheaper than eating out, FAR more relaxing than having to shop and cook. You really can't beat it!! NOT using Gourmet in a Pinch is simply a crime against your vacation.More

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great place to stop if you don't feel like cooking, but also don't feel like going out. Always a great selection of entrees and appetizers. Decent beer selection too for a small place. Owners are extremely friendly and happy to help with anything you need.

Date of visit: January 2015
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Chef Charisa focuses on large catered events in light of COVID Directives. Sorry
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  • Yes, Gourmet in a Pinch offers takeout services.

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  • Gourmet in a Pinch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5