A non-refundable booking fee of 20% (minimum $500) is due at time of booking. This amount will be credited to the total actual invoice amount due.
Payments may be made at any interval but must be paid in full 10 days prior to the event date. Additional serving/equipment/rental fees will be due and payable the day of the event and may be placed on a major credit card for your convenience. We must receive a guaranteed guest count 10 days prior to the event, with additions only, possible up to 72 hours before the event at Caterer’s discretion.
All cancellations must be in writing. If cancellation is requested 30 days or less before the wedding date, 50% of the contract total will be still be owed and due within 3 days of cancellation notice. If cancellation is requested 14 days or less before the wedding, 100% of the contract total will be owed as a provision for liquidated damages.
Any date changes made more than 60 days from the original wedding date can be made with no additional charge. Any date changes made less than 30 days from the original wedding date can be made but will incur an additional rebooking fee of $500. All date changes are subject to availability. If we are unable to accommodate a date change, the wedding will be considered canceled and subject to the above cancellation policy.
A fee may be incurred for any additional setup on the day of the event, depending upon the extent of setup. Additional serving fees may be incurred if event time extends beyond planned times.
Damage to Equipment
Customers will be held liable for damage to catering equipment (linens, serving equipment, plates, glassware, etc.) caused by their guests. Draper’s will keep a credit card on file for the purpose of recovering the replacement cost of the damaged items. Customer will be given a detailed receipt for all charges made after the event.
All pricing is subject to a service charge of 18% which serves to cover administration and coordination costs associated with the event. No portion of this fee goes to the wait staff in the form of a gratuity.
Draper’s does not include any gratuities for servers, drivers, or bartenders in the pricing of events. Although gratuities are not expected, they are always appreciated and should be handled on an individual basis at the discretion of the customer.