Catering Contract Template

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When it comes to catering events, having a detailed contract is essential. A clear and concise catering contract will help protect you and your clients from misunderstandings and ensure that everyone is on the same page.

Our free catering contract templates are designed to help you create a professional and customizable contract for any kind of event, such as weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings. We offer templates in Word, PDF, and Google Doc formats to make it easy for you to create and share your contracts.

What to Include in Your Catering Contract

Our catering contract templates include areas to add the following important details:

  • Event Details: Date, time, location, and type of event
  • Menu: A detailed description of the food and beverages being served, including any dietary restrictions or special requests.
  • Pricing: The total cost of the catering services, including any additional charges such as delivery or setup fees.
  • Payment Terms: The payment schedule, payment methods, and any late payment penalties.
  • Cancellation Policy: A clear outline of the circumstances under which the contract can be cancelled, and any associated fees.
  • Liability: A section outlining the responsibility of both parties for any damages or liabilities that may arise during the event.
  • Service Agreement: A section outlining the duties of the catering company, such as setup, service, and cleanup.

Our customizable catering contract templates make it easy for you to add your own details and requirements, so you can create a contract that fits your specific needs.

Don't risk misunderstandings or legal issues with your clients. Use our free catering contract templates to create a clear and professional agreement that protects both you and your clients.


How To Use Your Catering Contract Template

Depending on the file format you choose to download, you'll have different options for customizing your contract template.

  • Excel & Word:  You can edit the document directly.
  • Google Doc:  You'll be automatically prompted to make a copy of the document.  You'll be asked to sign into a Google account if you're not currently signed in.
  • PDF:  This format is a catering contract sample produced by CaterZen's catering software, and isn't easily editable. 


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About the Template Creator, Michael Attias



Michael took his 104 seat restaurant just outside of Nashville, Tennessee and built catering sales to over a million dollars a year.

It took Michael over 10 years of trial and error, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars of investment, to create a perfect marketing system to help restaurants build their own million dollar catering businesses.

He now helps restaurant owners and drop-off corporate caterers run a more profitable catering business by increasing efficiencies, saving time and increasing sales.