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Terms & Conditions

Ordering Guidelines
Crimson Catering provides full service catering that strives to present the best products and services to our customers.  Here are our ordering guidelines that we feel will be a helpful tool when planning your next event.

Guarantees
A final guaranteed number of guests is due to the Catering department 3 business days prior to your event.  After this time, the count may increase based upon availability, but will not decrease.  Your sales representative will contact you for this number via email and will also require a confirmation of your order, via fax or email.

Hours of Operation
The hours of operation are 7am-5pm Monday-Friday and 7am-3pm on Saturdays. 

Food and Beverage Minimums and After Hours Fees

Day and Time of Event

Food and Beverage Minimum

Delivery Fees

Monday-Friday 7am-5pm

$75

Waived if minimum is met. $30 if minimum is not met.

Monday-Friday after 5pm

$75

$50 per hour that a driver is required (Fee waived if order is placed 7 business days in advance).

Saturday 7am-3pm

$75

Waived if minimum is met. $30 if minimum is not met.

Saturday after 3pm

$1000

$50 per hour that a driver is required (Fee waived if order is placed 7 business days in advance).

Sunday

$1000

$50 per hour that a driver is required (Fee waived if order is placed 7 business days in advance).

 

Delivery Location Access
We require access to your delivery location 30 minutes prior to your event; larger events will require additional set up time.
Please provide onsite contact information as well as on site cell phone information.

Disposable Service
We offer 100% compostable products. The cost per person is $1.50. This includes all service items needed for your event. We provide 5% additional above your guest count.

Linen Service
We work with a variety of companies that provide specialty linen to compliment your décor, theme and personal taste.  Our sales team can meet with you and share our large selection of specialty linen.
Standard Floor Length Cotton Linens – variety of colors, swatches available

6’ Table ~ $32
8’ Table ~ $36
36” Round ~ $17           
48” Round ~ $21
60” Round ~ $24
72” Round ~ $27.50
High Cocktail Table ~ $24
Napkins ~ $1.25

Floor Length Bengaline and Lamour Linens – variety of colors, swatches available

6’ Table ~ $49
8’ Table ~ $51
36” Round ~ $28
48” Round ~ $30
60” Round ~ $35
72” Round ~ $48
High Cocktail Table ~ $35
Specialty Napkins (Hemstitch) ~ $2.60

Prints and Patterns – Pricing varies based upon selections, swatches available

Disposable Cloths

6’ Table ~ $6
60” Rounds ~ $6

Rental of Equipment
Our Events Team will be happy to rent tables and chairs for event venues that require these items.

Room Reservations
We suggest that you reserve your event space/meeting room prior to making your catering arrangements.  We can make suggestions on rooms available for event/meeting use.

Allergies/Special Meals/Dietary Restrictions
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Kosher, Vegetarian, Vegan and any other special dietary meals can be provided upon request.  Additional fees may apply.

Payment Guidelines
We accept the Harvard University 33 digit university billing code. We also accept Visa and Master Card, American Express and personal checks.  Please provide method of payment when finalizing your order.  Certain orders may be subject to a 50% deposit prior to your event.

Administrative Fee
All events catered through Crimson catering will be assessed a 7% charge.

Mass Meals Tax
6.25% sales & meals tax + 0.75% local tax will be charged to all groups that are paying by check or credit card.  Should your group be considered tax exempt, please provide our office at the time of ordering a fax copy of your ST2 & ST5 tax exempt forms.

Flowers
For decorative requests an additional fee will be determined in accordance with your specific needs.