Catering Policies




  • Guarantee: In order to best serve you, a guaranteed attendance number is required seven (7) business days in advance of the function. Once confirmed, the attendance can be increased however, we are unable to accommodate cancellations/attendance decreases. In the event that a situation arises that requires a drastic increase in attendance within 24 hours of the event, additional charges tied to the difficulties it creates in servicing the event will be charged. These charges are left to the discretion of Chef Blak, L.L.C.
  • Ordering Policy: Minimum 25 people (set start rate of $350.00) catering order and a consultation is required prior to confirming catering services. If a plated menu is desired, guests will be limited to two options with the higher priced menu item being charged. The group is responsible for providing place cards indicating the entree choice of each guest along with the guaranteed breakdown of choices seven (7) business days in advance. A deposit of ½ your FULL catering bill is due after the consultation to lock in date/time of event.
  • Rush notice: Any orders placed or changed within three (3) business days of your event will be subject to a $75.00 rush fee.
  • Tax & Service Charge: A 20 percent taxable service charge, plus a combined 6 percent state tax will be applied to all food, beverage and rental items.
  • Chef Fees: In the event that your menu requires a chef attendance, a $100.00 fee chef per station will apply, for five (5) hours. Additional Charge will be added for additional hours.
  • Rental Equipment: Chef Blak, L.L.C. carries all the service and cooking equipment needed for service of our menu. In special cases for custom menus additional equipment may be required to service your event. All costs will be discussed with our clients prior to the acquisition of the equipment.
  • Service Perimeter: Chef Blak, L.L.C. may cater anywhere within any state limits. We are able to execute service in literally any destination you may have in mind, so please, don’t be afraid to ask. We will interface with your venue of choice and their staff to create a seamless experience for all of your family and guests. Certain restrictions and additional charges or changes to these policies may apply when attempting service in remote locations.
  • Outdoor Functions: For any functions scheduled in outdoor facilities, Chef Blak, L.L.C. reserves the right of final decision to move service to an indoor location based on weather forecast. This decision will be made by the discretion of Chef Blak, L.L.C.
  • Intimate Catering - Birthday - Anniversary - Holiday , decorations can be included but will be additional, 4 to 5 hours and consultation is needed for pricing
  • Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation, it is understood and acknowledged that the full extent of any loss, inclusive of costs of re-marketing would be difficult for either party to ascertain. It is agreed among both parties that the following penalties are reasonable and to be expected as liquidated damages.
  • Cancellation of a signed contract will result in the following penalties:
    •  100% of contracted food minimum including service charges and taxes if cancellation received 90 days or less prior to the function.
    • 75% of contracted food minimum including service charges and taxes if cancellation received 91 – 180 days or less prior to the function.
    • 50% of contracted food minimum including service charges and taxes if cancellation received 181 – date of Payment.
  • Payment for services may be made with cash, credit, debit (ApplePay, Zelle), & CashApp (Deposit ONLY) will NOT be accepted for final payment.
Chef Blak, L.L.C. will maintain valid credit information on file at all times, regardless of payment type desired, for deposit transactions. Please advise your Event Manager if you would like to use alternate methods for separate deposits.
Deposits are required for all definite bookings. Final payment is due no later than seven (7) business days prior to the start of the event. Chef Blak, L.L.C. reserves the right to cancel events with unpaid balances.