The Elegant Chef
  Costs and Services

These guidelines can help you estimate your catering costs. For more precise figures for our catering services, we need to know your menu choices, how many people there will be at your event and your staffing and rental needs.

The Elegant Chef does custom off-premise catering. We work closely with you to create the perfect menu for your catered event. The prices below reflect typical costs of our catering but occasionally the costs of a particular party may fall outside these price ranges.

Contact us at for a free consultation about our catering services.

The Elegant Chef

  Food Expenses

Cocktail Party
Buffet Lunch (three courses)
Buffet Dinner (three courses)
Formal (sit-down) Dinner

$16.00-$26.00 per person
$18.00-$28.00 per person
$26.00-$34.00 per person
$32.00-$45.00 per person

  Staffing Expenses

Professional staff:
waiters, bartenders

$125.00-$150.00 per staff member
(five hour minimum)

  Additional Services

We can assist you with rentals for your
catered event. Costs will depend on items chosen.

  Contractual Agreement

Our catering agreement spells out details
clearly so there are no surprises.

The Elegant Chef requires a 50% deposit
when the contract is signed. The balance
is due at the conclusion of the event.

The following are set forth in our
contract with you:

  • Date and time
  • Location
  • Menu
  • Set up schedule
  • Overtime charges
  • Charges for additional guests
  • Cancellation policy
  • Miscellaneous details

We look forward to working with you.

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