The number of staff required will depend on the type of event and the desired level of service. Staffing is required for all events in premier campus spaces, as well as for events with china service.
All service staff is booked for a minimum of four hours; these hours are calculated from event set-up through event breakdown.
Service Staff — 30.00 per hour, 4-hour minimum
Bartender — 35.00 per hour, 4-hour minimum
Chef — 40.00 per hour, 4-hour minimum
The required number of staff for events utilizing china service is as follows, and may vary by location:
Buffet — One server per 30 guests
Served Meal — One server per 10 guests
Reception — One server per 40 guests
Chefs and back of the house staff will vary with each event depending on the group size and menu.
Quality paper and plastic products are included with each event at no additional charge. House china, glassware and silverware are available for an additional fee of $4.50 per person.
Tablecloths and skirting are complimentary with Bon Appétit food and beverage set-ups. Additional linens are available, inquire about pricing.
Specialty linens in various colors are available upon request; please contact a Bon Appétit event planning professional regarding availability and pricing.
An additional fee will be charged for clients who wish to have their own or rented linens set-up by catering staff.
Advanced Event Set-Up
Events that you request to be set-up prior to our scheduled time will incur a staffing set-up fee of $80.00 per server. We try to honor all requests; however, it is not always possible during peak catering times.
Events that are booked in classrooms that access cannot be granted one hour prior to the start time will be limited to drop off catering only.