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Important Info

Here are some things to keep in mind when placing your catering order. Review our catering policies in their entirety in the "Planning Your Event" section of our Everyday Catering Guide

Order Minimum 

There is  a $25 minimum for events planned Mon-Fri. A $500 minimum is required for all coffee breaks, refreshment breaks and boxed lunches provided on the weekends, starting Friday afternoon at 4:00 pm. A $600 minimum is required for receptions and meals planned on the weekends. No events will be scheduled during holiday breaks.


Payment must be received prior to the execution of your catered event. Accepted forms of payment include Visa, Master Card, American Express, cash, business check, purchase order, department accounts and foundation accounts.If your group is not a university, college or school:- A deposit of 75% is required two weeks prior to your scheduled event with the balance due on the day of the event.- An administrative fee 18% will be added to your bill.- Sales tax of 8.5% will be added to your bill.If you are a tax-exempt organization:- You must submit a copy of your tax-exemption certificate prior to the date of your scheduled event

Order Cut Off & Late Fees

You must sign a Banquet Event Order no less than 7 days from the scheduled catered event . You will also be asked to provide us with a “final” number of guests that will attend your event; the “estimated” number will be used if you don’t know the “final”number. This document will outline the terms of your agreement with our Catering Office and include all event details and requirements, including time, date, location,menu selections, number of attendees, professional services, equipment, and staffing. If you do not provide us with a final number, we use the estimated number. An order placed within less than 7 days of the catered event will be subject to a late fee. 

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