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____ DEPOSIT
A 50% estimated deposit is due at time of booking. Unless other arrangements have been
made.
____ FINAL PAYMENT
Final Payment for your event is due 3 days prior to your event date for all events $2,000
and above. Final Payment for your event is due the day of your event date for all events
under $2,000.00.
____ FINAL GUEST COUNT
Final Guest Count, not subject to reduction, is due 5 days prior to your event date(s).
If you need to increase your guest count, within 5 days of your event date, we will make
every effort to accommodate your request. Additional fees and charges MAY apply beyond
the normal agreed upon expenses outlined within your catering worksheet.
____ PAYMENT METHODS
All prices quoted are based on a cash purchase. We use Paypal for credit card or check
paymentSERVICE CHARGE
None. At the client’s discretion, any extra tip/ or gratuity will go directly to the service
staff.

TIMELINE
You MAY be billed for additional staff hours if your event does not reasonably adhere to
the agreed
upon timeline contained within your Catering Worksheet.

CANCELLATION BY CLIENT / VENUE / ACTS OF GOD
All prepayments and deposits are returned in full (less $ 200.00) if your event is
cancelled by you, your venue or by act of God, 180 days or more, from your event
date. If the event is cancelled, between 90 days and 179 days from your event date, all
prepayments and deposits are returned to you in full (less 50% of your deposit amount up
to but no more than $1,000.00). If the event is cancelled, within 89 days of your event date,
all deposits and prepayments are forfeited in full.
If JCS is able to re-book your date with a similar event, all prepayments and deposits are
returned in full (less $ 200.00)

CANCELLATION BY JERI’S CATERING SERVICES
JCS reserves the right to terminate this contract for any reason.
IF JCS terminates this contract over 30 days prior to your event date, all deposits and
prepayments will be returned in full within 10 days. IF JCS terminates this contract
within 30 days prior to your event date, all deposits and prepayments will be returned
in full within 10 days.

CHANGE OF EVENT DATE or VENUE
JCS will apply the entire balance of your deposits and prepayments (less $100.00), towards
another event. Subject to our availability. All costs are subject to change.

DAMAGE
JCS assumes no responsibility for ANY damage or loss of any merchandise, alcohol,
equipment, furniture, clothing or other valuables prior to, during or after the event.
We will do everything possible to ensure that all of your supplies, rentals and equipment
are cared for and maintained in good working order and without any damage.

____ I, the client, understand that by using/ providing items I own or are providing
or by hosting an event in my home/ office, that accidents/ breakage and damage
may occur. I will NOT bill, charge or sue JCS for any loss unless the damage or
loss was caused by the willful negligent actions or conduct of JCS or its employees.
JCS LIABILITY:
JCS’s only liability, for third party claims, will be for actions caused by JCS and/ or the
negligent
conduct of its employees.

THIRD PARTY LIABILITY:
JCS assumes no responsibility for the conduct of guests, members and third parties hired to
provide services.

INSURANCE:
JCS maintains General and Automobile Liability Insurance.

ASSIGNABILITY:
This contract is not assignable without the written consent of Jeri’s Catering Services

UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES:
The client will comply with all the laws of the United States and the State of California,
all municipal ordinances and all lawful orders of police and fire departments, and will not
do anything on the premises in violation of any laws, ordinances, rules or orders. If unlawful
activities are occurring on the premises, and event is cancelled, there will be no refund of any
kind from JCS to client.

STORAGE:
Prior approval from JCS management is required for any items stored before or after an event.

____ BAR/ BEVERAGES
Client assumes the right to provide all or part of their bar / beverage supplies as needed. OR,
JCS may provide beverage service or Bar Support as indicated within your Catering Worksheet
in one of the following manners:A) Client will provide all alcoholic beverages and / or non – alcoholic beverages. JCS may
supply soft drinks, juices, glassware, and ice, mixers, garnishes and / or bar service personnel.

B) Client or JCS will arrange for a hosted bar service by an outside caterer. Minimum sales
and/or possible labor charges are required for this type of service. Client will pay the outside
caterer directly.

C.) Client or JCS will arrange for a no-host (cash) bar by and outside caterer. Minimum sales
and/or possible labor charges are required for this type of service. Client will pay the outside
caterer directly.

____ RENTALS
You may provide all or part of your own rental items for your event. JCS will/ may give you
an estimated cost/ list of rentals for your event. You may change/ cancel those items at anytime,
However, certain items may incur RESTOCKING & CANCELLATION Fees. If JCS is coordinating
rentals, on your behalf, through a rental company (i.e. Abbey, AA, Pedersen’s), you will be
required to pay the rental company directly. Certain rentals may be provided by JCS as listed
in your Catering Worksheet. Any loss or damage to ANY rentals will be billed to you after
your event.MENU/FOOD QUANTITIES
JCS will prepare between 5%-10% overage based on the final number of guests we receive from
you. Part of this overage is to include feeding of the staff and or vendors. You are not charged
for this service. NO overage will be provided for bag/ box lunches, unless specified
____ LEFTOVERS
JCS (or you and or your guests) may package up all leftovers that cannot be reused by JCS. You
are responsible for providing appropriate containers to place leftovers into. If you do not have
appropriate containers, all food will be disposed of or taken back to our kitchen. Once at our
kitchen we are no longer required to give you those leftovers. In accordance with Ca Health Codes,
JCS reserves the right to discard any food items where there is a reasonable risk for food borne
illness to occur.
____ MENU COST
All menu prices are subject to change within 14 days of your event. If a drastic change
in an ingredient’s) within your menu is established you have two options.1. A new cost (maintaining your present menu) will be assessed based on current market prices
and you may agree to the new price. – OR –

2. Substitute menu item (s) will be presented to you in order for you to maintain the agreed
upon (per person/ platter) menu price within your Catering Worksheet.

____ GUEST COUNT OVERAGE
You will ONLY be charged for the guaranteed number of guests served unless you have more
attendee’s than the guarantee AND JCS was required to purchase more Food and or Beverages
to accommodate you.
____ GUEST COUNT REDUCTION
If your final guest count is reduced, 20% or more than your latest estimated guest count;
your menu cost MAY increase proportionally (based on our present prices).

 

I have read this contract and understand and agree to the rates and terms and conditions of this
contract. Please sign and return one copy to JCS. Remember to keep a copy for your records.Jeri’s Catering Services (JCS) Representative:

(JCS) Printed Name: Jerline Wilson (JCS), OWNER

Authorized Client Signature: ___________________________________ Today’s Date_______________

Client’s Printed Name: _____________________________ Client’s Title: _________________________

Business Name or Function Name: ________________________________________________________

Function Date: _______________ Function Venue: ___________________________________________

Deposit Amount _____________

 

 

 

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