Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some questions we get asked quite often about our catering department.
What form of payments do you accept?
We currently accept Cash, Check or Credit Card (maximum $300) for payments.
Do you need a deposit?
We book events all throughout the year. We recommend that as soon as you know your date, you book your event. We don’t guarantee dates until you have signed/generated the contract and a 25% deposit secures your event or as agreed by client and caterer.
Do you offer menu tastings?
We most certainly do. We love to meet our clients and discuss your event details. Menu tastings are $75 for two guests and $25 for each additional guest. This allows us to purchase the food, hire staff for prep and rental kitchen. Monies for menu tasting with be deducted from your contract total once you decide on a menu.
Do you offer discounts for large groups?
Yes, we offer discounts and will be determined on a case by case basis. When ordering both dessert and catering we offer discounts as well.
How far do you travel?
We will travel near and far, depending on the size of the event.
What do you do with the left overs?
We package this up in foil containers and leave in the refrigerator or on plates for guest to enjoy. The client may request us to donate food to a local shelter, family or friends at the event.
What do you provide?
All menus include: Professional wait staff, buffet tables and skirting, heavy disposable plates, cups, forks and white napkins, beverage station and assorted bread rolls with butter.
What if my event is canceled?
Any payment received will be used for a future event date. This must be done with a new signed contract and date must be within 1 year of the original event date.
When do you need the final guest count?
As stated on our contract, this must be finalized within 2-4 weeks prior to your event date and also when final payment is due.
How many servers will you bring and how long do you stay?
Depending on the size and style of event, buffet set up or plated dinner will depend on how many staff you need. Our buffet menus include 4 hour event time that includes time for set-up and clean-up time.
What other services do you provide?
Hire a private chef for your event with minimum $750 in total fees.
Cake set up and delivery for private parties with delivery charge (prices vary by location)
Need professional dressed servers for your event at $25 per hour with minimum 4 hours.
Drop off and pick up catering with approved menu from chef and manager.
Do you clean tables?
We do not clean tables or dispose of garbage generates by the attendees of the event. You may add hours of service for clean-up for additional fees.
ANY OTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL US AT – INFO@RUSSIANDOLLCATERING.COM