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cater to (someone or something)

1. To assist or provide something to a person or business. As a personal assistant, I cater to busy professionals who need help managing their lives.
2. To give special treatment or consideration to someone, perhaps to an excessive degree. They're our biggest account, so we usually end up catering to them to make sure they're completely satisfied with the service. My sister has been catering to my every whim ever since I caught her sneaking in past curfew.
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cater to someone or something

 
1. Lit. to provide for or care for someone or something. I believe that we can cater to you in this matter. Our company caters to larger firms that do not wish to maintain a service department.
2. Fig. to provide special or favorable treatment for someone or something. I'm sorry, but I cannot cater to you and not to the others. We do not have the time to cater to special requests.
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12005 Westhaven Drive, Little Rock www.CorkysBBQ.com | (501) 954-7427 Minimum charge per person: $5.49 for off-site catering Maximum number of people able to cater: 5,000
1305 Hot Springs Highway, Benton www.DinnersReadyArkansas.com (501) 315-4443 Minimum charge per person: $8 Maximum number of people able to cater: 2,000
www.EatMyCatfish.com Benton 1205 Military Road, Benton (501) 909-2323 2125 Harkrider St., Conway (501) 588-1867 Minimum charge per person: $10 Maximum number of people able to cater: 2,000
11401 Financial Centre Parkway, Suite 104, Little Rock www.Edible.com | (501) 225-6161 Minimum charge per person: Varies Maximum number of people able to cater: 300
Harkrider St., Conway (501) 327-9901 Minimum charge per person: $13.95 Maximum number of people able to cater: 500
Hills Blvd., North Little Rock www.Facebook.com/TheGardenBistroNLR (501) 758-4299 Minimum charge per person: $9.95 Maximum number of people able to cater: 100
5550 Village Drive, Benton www.GinaCaters.com (501) 943-7800 Minimum charge per person: Varies Maximum number of people able to cater: Varies
7811 Cantrell Road, Little Rock www.LittleRockGraffitis.net | (501) 224-9079 Minimum charge per person: $7 Maximum number of people able to cater: 200
4520 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock www.HoggsMeatMarket.com | (501) 758-7700 Minimum charge per person: $6.99 Maximum number of people able to cater: 2,500
3000 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock www.Facebook.com/La-Terraza-Rum-Lounge-522629547887982 | (501) 251-8261 Minimum charge per person: $7 Maximum number of people able to cater: 200
207 Curtis Sykes Drive, North Little Rock www.LindseyBBQ.com | (501) 374-5707 Minimum charge per person: $10.99 Maximum number of people able to cater: 500
3519 Old Cantrell Road, Little Rock www.LocaLuna.com/Menus/Catering (501) 663-4666 Minimum charge per person: Varies Maximum number of people able to cater: 500
BOO Skyline Drive, Conway www.MarketplaceCatering.com (800) 224-8800 Minimum charge per person: $9.99 Maximum number of people able to cater: 1,500
Not many events are catered outside the university property for the local community since they do not want to compete against community caterers.
Some restaurants have separate rooms where customers can have private parties catered. If it is a small restaurant, they may offer private-party catering for twenty-five or thirty people.