Service Attendants are available at $25 per hour per server with a three (3) hour minimum.  Head Chef services are $50 per hour per chef & Kitchen Attendants are $25 per hour per attendant with a three hour minimum.  Our servers' fees include set up, event service & clean up.  Time is charged on a port-to-port basis.  We will provide an estimate of the labor charges prior to the event.  Final labor charges will be based on actual hours.  Your event coordinator will be able to determine the number of attendants/chefs needed based on your specific event.

Applicable sales tax and an 18% service charge is added to all "Silver Service" events.  The Service Charge is not a gratuity. It includes: Chafing Dish Rental, Silver Serviceware/Utensils, Buffet Linens, Disposable Plates, Napkins, Cutlery, Delivery and Administrative Costs. Gratuities are always appreciated.

We understand the importance of taste testing for your event.  With the high number of requests we receive the following guidelines apply. Taste tests are offered for events of 75 guests or more and must be prearranged with your event coordinator.  There is a $25 per person charge for the tasting.  If the event is booked with Crowning Touch Catering the charge will be applied toward the balance due.  We suggest that the tasting is held at the event venue so that a site visit can be completed at the same time.

Billing and Payment

Policies

See our policies below for additional details regarding our services.

To reserve Crowning Touch Catering services, social events will require a 50% non-refundable deposit, based on an estimate for your event.  Final count and menu selection will be required five (5) business days prior to the event & is not subject to reduction.   We will do everything possible to accommodate additional guests up to one day prior to the event.  Client may supply their own alcohol & cake from a licensed bakery.  Final payment is due after the event, once the final hours are determined.

All costs related to the location, rental, catering fees & additional licensing are to be paid by the client. 
For your convenience Crowning Touch accepts checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover, & American Express. All Credit Card Payments will incur a 3% Service Charge. Corporate accounts may be eligible for direct billing.  Please contact your Catering Coordinator for more details.

(763) 533-6424

Taste Tests

Rentals and Event Planning

For the health & safety of our guests temperature-sensitive foods will not be left on the buffet longer than two hours.  Due to health regulations, any leftover temperature-sensitive foods will remain the property of the caterer at the end of the event.  At the client's request, Crowning Touch Catering will provide complimentary take away packaging for non temperature-sensitive foods that remain on the buffet.

Adhering to the confirmed service time is essential for the quality of the products we serve.  Crowning Touch Catering assumes no responsibility for the quality of the meal if the confirmed service time varies by more than thirty (30) minutes.

All menu prices are subject to change with market fluctuations.

In the event of inclement weather, no refund will be given as weather is beyond our control.  Crowning Touch Catering shall not be liable for non-performance of the catering contract when such non-performance is attributed to labor disputes, accidents, government (Federal, State or Municipal) regulations of or restrictions upon travel or transportation, non-availability of food, beverage or supplies, riots, national/state/local emergencies, acts of God and other causes whether enumerated herein or not which are beyond the reasonable control of Crowning Touch Catering.

China, flatware, glassware, linens, tables & chairs and more are available for an additional charge.  Contact one of our event coordinators to discuss the options we offer.  Delivery charges may apply & are subject to venue accessibility and policies.  Rental charges and rental delivery charges are subject to applicable sales tax and 18% service charge.

Event planning is complimentary for up to eight (8) hours of time.  Additional time is billed at $50 per hour.

Liability

Labor Charges and Fees