Catering Information & Services
With over 20 years of experience, we are proud to continue to offer the finest foods and service through our catering. We strive to create a memorable experience for events large and small. With options to fit every taste and budget we are delighted to put together customized quotes and menus for your cooperate or private catering needs.
To request a quote or schedule your catering please view our menus and complete the form below to submit your request. Please note all catering orders are subject to availability and require at least 24 to 72 hour notice depending on guest counts and desired menus. Completion of the form does not guarantee your order. All order requests will be confirmed via email when received.
Catering quotes may also be requested over the phone at (360) 479-2885
All of our catering menus are available here on our website on the menu bar. Menus are also available to download and print by clicking below.
Catering Services & FAQ
We offer a variety of service options to fit your particular needs and budget. All of our catering menus are available for pick up or delivery, and the option to have staff stay during your event. Below are a few of our most popular service options.
Disposable Service - Our most popular service option for ala carte appetizer platters, salads, sides, entrees and small buffet orders. Available for delivery or pick up. All cold foods are served in/on disposable plastic containers, platters, and bowls. All hot foods are served in aluminum containers. Our elegant presentation is shown through each item, even with the disposable containers. Our disposable service is subject to listed menu pricing, Washington state sales tax and applicable delivery fees. (Chafing dish rentals for hot items are available to add to your disposable service for $10.00 per chafing dish and includes 1 sterno fuel. Chafing dishes can be returned by the client the following business day at no charge, or picked up by the caterer the following business day for a return pick up fee ( return pick up fee varies per location )
Disposable Service Delivery Fees:
Kingston | Silverdale | Bremerton | Bainbridge Island $10.00
Port Orchard $15.00
Gig Harbor | Belfair | Port Ludlow $20.00
Moderate Service - Includes on-site delivery and set up of catering with return pick up. ( Return pick up during business hours only, after hours pick up subject to additional fees ) One of our friendly delivery drivers will set up your party at your home, office, or event venue and then we return to pick up any serving items. Cold food is served on real dishes, Hot foods served in chafing dishes. Includes sterno for chafing dishes and all serving pieces. No staff to stay during the event. Client is responsible for maintaining buffet and following food safety requirements.
Subject to Washington State Sales Tax and additional fees may apply. $150.00
Full Service Catering with Staff - As each event is different, the cost for a full staffed event will vary depending on your particular needs. An itemized proposal of costs will be provided after meeting with one of our event planners. Full service catering includes delivery, set up of the buffet, all food served in real dishware and chafing dishes, serving pieces, clean up of the buffet and kitchen and any staging area used by caterers only. Any Leftover food will be boxed in disposable take home boxes for clients (Subject to food safety regulations) . Staff fees based on size of event, a minimum of two staff required. Staff charged at hourly rate. Average time staff onsite - 1 hour set up, 2 hour service, 1 hour clean up ( 4 hours of service total ). While our staff is onsite during your event we are delighted to help with your guests needs and make sure everyone is taken care of. Our staff is made up of dedicated hard working team players who strive to make each event a success. Full Service Catering subject to a $150.00 service fee, additional staff charges and Washington state sales tax. Additional fees may apply.
What is the service fee? The Service fee is added to non disposable catering events where more service is requested. What this is: Rather than charging you a rental fee for every piece of non- disposable equipment we use such as platters, bowls, chafing dishes, serving pieces, chafing fuel, hot packers, staff costs of washing/ sanitizing of dishware, re -stocking fee’s, administration fees, time used to secure products, write proposals, and other administrative costs, which can all be very time consuming.
MENUS & PRICING
You may choose one of the menus listed, or we are more than happy to create a custom menu just for your event to fit your own tastes and budget. We have put together a variety of buffet menus that are ready to order or customize. We understand that each event is as unique as those hosting and are delighted to put together a menu that reflects that.
All menu prices are listed here on our website. Menu prices are as listed, though we are happy to customize menu selections to fit your budget. Menu items are priced per person or per pan/platter depending on your event needs. Itemized proposals and invoices are provide for all events.
Event service staff, bartenders, delivery, service charges, service ware, linen and rental items, and Washington State sales taxes is additional.
Buffet Menus are priced and portioned per person and are not all you can eat buffets.
How is the charge for labor figured?
Each catered event is different! The number of servers required for your event will depend on your number of guests, the menu you choose, and any special circumstances. Staff costs for weddings and other events also will depend on the length of your reception or event and type of meal service. Once you meet with one of our event planners, you will receive an itemized cost estimate including number of staff and estimated staff hours based on your service needs and menu choices.
In general, the cost for each staff member will range from about $120.00 for a short event, to $200.00 or more for longer events. Servers and Bartenders rates are based on an average rate of $30.00 per hour. Staff hours are billed portal to portal.
DEPOSITS & PAYMENTS
Do you require a deposit?
Yes, we require a deposit for all orders, with the exception of corporate orders with a guest count below 50 persons.
Below you can find our complete Deposit Policy:
ALL ORDERS REQUIRE A NON RE-FUNDABLE DEPOSIT AT TIME OF BOOKING TO SECURE THE ORDER AND PLACEMENT ON OUR CALENDAR (With the exception of corporate orders under 50 person guest count.)
If order amount is under required minimum deposit amount, the total amount of order is due at booking. Payment may be due upon delivery for some events. Payment due date will determined at time of booking and outlined in invoice provided to client.
A Credit Card Number is required to hold date, with Cash or Check Payments accepted up to 3 days prior to event.
A $75 Deposit is required for all small events and orders under $200.00
A $250 Deposit is required on all events and orders under $1000.00
A $500 Deposit is required on all events and orders over $1000.00
Final menu and guest count required 1 week prior to all events and final payment in full is due 3 days prior.
What payment methods are accepted?
Payments are accepted via Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express), Cash or Check.
When is payment due?
For orders under our deposit minimums payment is do at booking.
For orders that meet our deposit minimums payment is due three days prior to event.
Direct billing accounts are available by advance approval. Personal Checks over $1000.00 must be received one week prior to event. Returned checks subject to bank fees ($45.00 min) and additional recovery costs. Should a check be returned payment is due in full via credit card.
Cancellations must be received with greater than two weeks notice prior to event and are subject to payment of non re-fundable deposit. Cancellations received with less than two weeks notice are subject to payment of non re-fundable deposit and 50% of event invoice. Cancellations received less than 1 week prior to event will be subject to payment of 100% of event invoice.
CONSULTAIONS & TASTINGS
If you are planning an event please call and schedule an appointment to meet with one of our Event Planners. We do not accept walk in meetings as we are busy preparing for events as well as hosting events onsite at our location that we wish not to have interrupted. We are happy to find a date and time that fits your schedule to meet with our Event Planner. When meeting with our Event Planner you will receive a 30min to 1 hour personal meeting as well as one NO CHARGE tasting of any special request items you would like to try during the tasting. (Specific items must be requested at least 72 hours before your scheduled meeting to ensure we can provide the freshest ingredients and highest quality service.)
RENTALS & PAPER PRODUCTS
For your convenience, we will gladly provide disposable products such as plates, napkins, cutlery, & cups for your event. We currently do not provide real dish ware or cutlery for offsite events, though we do have a wonderful list of local vendors and rental companies that we can connect you with for your event needs. Our disposable options include:
Complete Disposable Set | Includes paper plates, napkins, cutlery , cake or appetizer plates and beverage cups
$3.25 per person
Simple Disposable Set | Includes paper plates, napkins, and cutlery.
$2.50 per person
Masterpiece Disposable Set | Includes elegant plastic plates dinner plates & cake or appetizer plates, linen like napkin, reflections cutlery set ( fork, knife, & spoon) beverage napkin and cups.
$4.25 per person
Simple Masterpiece Disposable Set | Includes elegant plastic dinner plates, linen like napkin, reflections cutlery set (fork, knife, & spoon) $3.50 per person
How do I know what the total costs will be?
After meeting with our event planner and discussing your particular event needs. We will provide you with a proposal of all costs.
Do you charge a gratuity on the bill?
No, we leave that to the discretion of the client on all non-full service catering
A $30-60 per staff member or a percentage of the bill total is customary.
An Optional 18% gratuity will be itemized on the bill in all full service staffed catering events. However gratuity is left to the discretion of the client.
Can I buy my own alcoholic beverages?
Do I need a liquor banquet permit?
We can help you determine if a permit is needed at your consultation or you can call the liquor control board customer service desk in Olympia at (360)664-1600
How close the event date does the menu and final payment need to be finalized?
For large parties, we like to help you narrow down your menus as soon as possible, typically menus are selected at least 2-3 weeks before event date.
Final guest counts need to be finalized at least 1 week prior to event and full payment on large events are required 72 hours prior to event.
Are you licensed and insured?
YES, we are fully licensed and insured and are happy to provide any documentation requested by your venue.
Do you offer offsite set up and clean up?
Yes we do, set up and clean up services may be added to any full service event. Set up and clean up services are not available for disposable or moderate service event.
Set up | We can come approximately 2-3 hours before your event to set table with clothes, dishes and help with décor and make sure everything is ready and in place. The number of crew members will depend on set up and determined after site preview. Set up costs begin at $375.00
Clean up | We will stay until the end of your event and take care of your clean up. Will clean buffet area, reception area, bathrooms, kitchen, etc. Includes mopping of hard floors, vacuuming carpeted areas, all hard surfaces cleaned, table breakdown, help breakdown/cleanup décor, etc. per venue specifications. Pricing starts at $575.00.
** All prices are subject to change per management depending on but not limited to: venue, event size, and conditions. **
Do you accommodate Special Dietary Needs?
We offer serveral different options for clients and guests who have special dietary needs. Gluten Free options are available for many of our menu items. We are also happy to make Vegetarian or Vegan substitutions as well. At all of our events we do our best to ensure that everyone is able to enjoy a fantastic meal, if you are having an event and know of any allergies or dietary restrictions that your guests may have we can be sure to provide a seperate food choice for them. A one week notice prior to the date of your event is required for dietary restriction changes to your menu.
Please feel free to call or e-mail if you have any other questions. We are happy to answer your questions or set up a consultation with one of our staff.