In the realm of food service, adherence to laws and regulations is of paramount importance. Therefore, it is crucial to have a good catering contract right from the beginning, ensuring that your catering business is protected and well-prepared to handle any potential issues that may arise. By utilizing this contract, you create a strong foundation for your business relationships, instilling confidence and clarity for both parties involved. It outlines the terms and conditions that govern catering services. This contract establishes the scope of the catering services being offered, including details such as the type of events covered, the expected number of guests, overage of food order, price changes to food order, and any specific dietary or culinary preferences. It also addresses logistical considerations, such as the initial retainer to secure your catering services, future payments due, travel fees, duration of catering services, and much more.
This contract covers situations like
- The selection of your final menu,
- Notification of client's guest count within a certain timeframe,
- Any substitutions or changes in guest size,
- Details of the meal service itself,
- What happens with any unused food and beverage,
- Any seasonal or otherwise food pricing adjustments,
- And much more!
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Best Suited For
The Catering Contract is intended for caterers offering services for weddings and events.
Purchase of this contract also includes
- All updates that TLP may potentially make in the future. We update this particular contract often due to changing circumstances in the catering world.
- A screenflow tutorial by Paige on how to use your contract template with our easy step-by-step process.
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Every template is prepared by The Legal Paige,LLC, attorney drafted and reviewed, and created specifically for your industry.
Every template is created with easy-to-use fill-in-the-blanks for your unique business.We make it simple to identify what information you need to input with highlighted, editable sections.
Once you’ve finished, you can quickly copy/paste into your client management software, Google Docs, or Microsoft Word to send to clients in a snap.
All language is 100% legal mumbo jumbo-free(aka no complicated legal terms).
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All template documents are drafted using general U.S. contract principles and are not state-specific. Our products are easy-to-use and have highlighted, editable sections with commentary on what to amend according to your business practices and local state laws. You may modify the document on your own or find an attorney in your state to help you.
Some template documents are available in Canada, have been reviewed by a Canadian lawyer, and are drafted using general Canadian common law contract principles (not for use in Quebec due to civil law jurisdiction). Thus, if you purchase a Canadian template all language in the document will be applicable to your business operating in Canada. If you need assistance modifying the document, please find lawyer in your territory/province to help you.