Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a catering minimum?
Yes, we do. There is a $500 food minimum (this price does not include, labor, service charge, or gratuity). Our minimum guest count is 25.
Do you offer sample tastings?
Yes, you may sample any of our menu items. The fee is $75 for 2 people, and includes one appetizer, one entrée, and one side. For additional sample tasters, the fee is $35 per person. Note: If you decide to use our services, a maximum of $75 from the sample tasting will be deducted from any bill totaling $650.00 or more.
Do you provide place settings?
Yes, we offer three different place settings- an environmental friendly option, an elegant plastic option, and real china for those who want to take their dining experience to the next level.
Environmentally friendly- 3.75 per person
Specialty disposable dinner and appetizer plates, plastic silver knife and fork rolled in linen-like paper napkins, and plastic cups
Elegant plastic- 4.75 per person
Plastic plates and appetizer plates with silver trim, plastic silver knife and fork rolled in linen-like paper napkins, and plastic cups
Real china- 7.75 per person
White plates, simple silverware, linen napkins (color of your choice), and 16 oz. glasses
What is the cost of delivery, set up, and clean up?
Drop off only- starts at $35.00 (first 10 miles, then $0.60 per each additional mile)
Delivery, and set up- $85.00 for first hour (client will be charged one hour minimum), $50.00 per each additional hour
Delivery, set up, and clean up- $225.00 (3 hours max), each additional hour will be charged at $50 per hour
Do you provide Wait staff?
We provide wait staff for passed appetizers, buffet, and plated events. One staff member is provided for every 25 guests for both passed appetizers, and plated events. One staff member is provided for every 50 guests for buffet service. The minimum time for each staff member is 3 hours.
Is the gratuity included in the cost of the event?
We do not include gratuity, but we do offer the following suggestions for your consideration.
For plated events, a 20% gratuity is suggested. A 15% gratuity is suggested for drop offs, buffet with servers, and self-serve buffets.
What about the sales tax?
Sales tax (0.0825) will be added to the bill, unless your business has tax exempt status.
Why is there a Service charge?
A 20% service charge will be added to the final bill on all catering orders (10% will be added to all drop off and pick up orders). The service charge covers the use of our equipment, liability insurance fees, permits, and other operating costs such as packing for your event, site visits, and detailed coordination with all parties (client, hospitality companies, wedding coordinators, etc.) leading up to the event. Please note that the service charge is taxable and is not a gratuity for wait personnel.
When must I give a final Guest count?
We require that you submit a final guest count 2 weeks prior to the start of your event. Once you pass the 2 week mark, you can no longer decrease your guest count. However, if you still need to increase the number of guests, you may do so up until 1 week prior to your event.
When must I pay for your services?
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to hold the date of your event. With the remaining balance due 1 week prior to the start of the event. We accept cash, and all major credit cards. A 3% processing fee will be added to credit card purchases.
Note: All pricings are subject to change; current market rates are considered.