CATERING SERVICES CONTRACT

 

                                               

                                         CATERING SERVICES CONTRACT

THIS AGREEMENT is hereby entered into on this ………………day of …….……………. Two Thousand and ……………………………

BETWEEN

  1. XXXX, with its principal place of business located at XXXX hereinafter referred to as (the “Company”)

                                                          AND

  1. _________________________, with a principal place of business located at [CLIENT ADDRESS] (“Client”).

RECITALS:

WHEREAS, Client desires to engage the services of Company for catering services for a certain event to be held on [EVENT DATE], and Company is willing to provide such services, and

WHEREAS, Company has the experience and ability to provide high-quality catering services, and

WHEREAS, Client acknowledges that it has reviewed and agreed to the terms and conditions of the catering services provided by Company, and

WHEREAS, Client understands that any changes to the services provided by Company must be agreed upon in writing by both parties, and

WHEREAS, Client has provided all necessary information regarding food allergies or dietary restrictions of its guests, if any.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

  1. SERVICES:

The Company agrees to provide catering services to the Client for the event specified in the attached catering proposal/invoice. The catering services shall include, but not be limited to, providing food and beverage services and any other services agreed upon in the Event Order.

  1. PAYMENT:

The Client agrees to pay the total amount specified in the catering proposal/invoice for the catering services. A deposit of [DEPOSIT AMOUNT] is required upon signing this Contract, with the remaining balance due [DUE DATE].

The Client understands and agrees that the payment made is non-refundable under any circumstances, including but not limited to event cancellation, changes in the guest count, or any other reason.

If the Client fails to make the required payments, Company may terminate this Contract without any further obligations or liability.

  1. ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

Any additional services requested by the Client or changes made to the initial agreement may result in extra charges. The Company will provide a written estimate of the additional charges, and the Client must approve and make payment for such services prior to their provision.

  1. CANCELLATION:

If the Client wishes to cancel the catering services, the Client must provide written notice to Company at least [NUMBER] days prior to the event. If the Client cancels the catering services less than [NUMBER] days prior to the event, the Client shall be liable for [PERCENTAGE]% of the total amount specified in the catering proposal/invoice as liquidated damages.

  1. LIABILITY:

Company shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury arising from any act, omission or negligence of the Client or any third party, including any guest or invitee of the Client.

Company shall not be responsible for any food allergies or other dietary restrictions of any of the guests, unless such allergies or restrictions have been communicated to Company in writing prior to the event.

The Client acknowledges that the catering services involve food preparation and handling, and that there is a risk of foodborne illness. The Client assumes all responsibility for informing its guests of this risk.

  1. CONFIDENTIALITY:

The Client agrees to keep confidential all information, including recipes, menus and other proprietary information provided by the Company. The Client shall not use such information for any purpose other than the catering services.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

All intellectual property rights in any materials created by Company in connection with the catering services, including any recipes, menus, or other documents, shall be owned by the Company. The Client shall not use such materials for any purpose other than the catering services.

  1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:

Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be resolved through mediation administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Mediation Procedures. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Florida.

  1. FORCE MAJEURE:

Neither party shall be liable for any failure or delay in performing its obligations under this Contract to the extent such failure or delay is caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood, or natural disaster.

  1. GOVERNING LAW:

This Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.

  1. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This Contract contains the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, agreements or understandings, whether written or oral.

  1. AMENDMENT:

This Agreement may be amended or modified only by a written instrument executed by both parties.

  1. BINDING EFFECT:

This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and assigns.

  1. COUNTERPARTS:

This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Contract as of the date first written above.

SIGNED by the parties:

(XXXX – COMPANY)                                _________________

Signature

(_________________-CLIENT)                                  _________________

Signature

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