Thank you for considering Simply Gourmet for your event!
Our full service catering services allow you to be a guest at your own party! We provide staffing from setup through clean up, as well as paper goods (if needed) and basic serving supplies (depending on event size).
FULL SERVICE FAQS
Due to the high cost of processing credit cards, for catered events we only accept cash or check.
There will be an 18% service charge added to all full service events, unless otherwise specified. The service charge covers general operating costs, aside from the cost of food. The service charge is not a gratuity. At your discretion, any extra gratuity will go directly to the service staff.
Yes, we maintain a Caterer liquor license. We can provide full bar services including beer, wine and liquor. We provide a temporary event permit as required by the NY State Liquor Authority for all events. We also provide liquor liability insurance, Bartenders, non-alcoholic beverages, mixers and basic bar supplies.
We will provide staffing beginning with set up of the event through final clean up. Staff is billed at an hourly rate which would be provided in your proposal.
We will coordinate all of the rentals needed for the event as well as coordinate delivery.
Yes, we carry $1,000,000 in commercial General liability insurance and liquor liability insurance. If your site requires a certificate we will certainly provide one.
We will certainly accommodate any allergies and other dietary requests to the best of our ability. Please note that we are not a nut free facility.
Yes, our minimum is $1,000 for the food and beverage portion of the event. The staffing, service charge and sales tax do not count toward the minimum.
We will provide all necessary paper goods at no additional charge. For some smaller events we will provide the basic serving equipment needed. For all other events additional rentals would be needed.
All deposits and prepayments remain non-refundable. In case of bad weather predicted, you will have until 4-6 days before to cancel the event. Deposits remain non-refundable, but are transferable to another event or date. If you choose to cancel after the specified date in your agreement, you will be responsible for the food portion as well as the 18% service charge. We will make every effort to accommodate your event, subject to our availability.
Final payment is due no later than 5 days prior to your event.
Yes, a deposit ranging from $250 to $1,000 is due at the time of booking and will be deducted from the final invoice. The deposit will be determined by the amount of the contract, and the time of year. For some events, there may be a second deposit due four weeks prior to the event. All deposits and pre-payments are non refundable.
Your final guest count is due no less than 10 days prior to the event date. We understand that you may have some last minute additions and will do everything we can to accommodate them.
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