Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are your catering minimums?
A. Our catering minimums are:
- Drop Offs: $500
- Monday-Thursday: $700
- Friday: $1,200
- Saturday: $1,500
- Sunday: $4,000
Q. What are your hours of operation?
A. You can reach any of our Event Producers during our hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm; however, we cater 24/7 except for New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Q. Do you provide china and linens for my event?
A. We are happy to arrange all of those needs for you through one of our local rental company partners.
Q. Do you offer tastings of your food?
A. We do! Once we have created a proposal for you and determined your style of service (buffet, plated or stations), we would love the opportunity to invite you to one of our group tasting events. We showcase other industry partners as well. You’ll get to see innovations in floral, lighting, linen and end the evening with dessert! What could be better! The fee is only $20 for the bride and groom and $15 for any additional guest after that.
Q. Do you offer weekend consultation or tastings?
A. Due to being present at weekend events, our Event Producers are unable to take weekend meetings or tastings, unless prior arrangements have been made. You are always welcome to set up a phone consultation with them Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
Q. How far will you travel for my event?
A. We are happy to travel within two hours radius of our catering locations (Omaha and Lincoln)! We are able to travel farther if prior arrangements are made.
Q. Do you offer meetings at your Lincoln location?
A. Currently our Event Producers are only at the Lincoln office on a limited basis. Please ask your event planner to check availability of meeting there.
Q. How many catering proposals am I allowed to request?
A. Event Producers will gladly create up to three different proposals for your event without the requirement of a signed contract. Once a signed contract has been submitted, we can revise the proposal at any time up to the event. The final revision must be in place 10 days prior to your event date.
Q. What is your Operations Fee?
A. The Operations Fee covers miscellaneous costs to execute your event and to make it successful. These items include, the Event Producers time to work with you on proposals for your event, chef’s time in assisting creating the menu, equipment needed to prepare the meal, transportation of the meal to the event, cushions our cost on food costs when the market fluctuates, and back of house equipment used at your event. This fee is also detailed out in your contract.
Q. Is gratuity included in the price?
A. Gratuity is not included in our catering proposal and is solely at your discretion. Although it is not required, it is always appreciated by the staff.
Q. What does the staffing fee cover?
A. The staffing fee covers Attitude on Food staff members to help with all of your catering needs. AOF staff members will arrive early to your event to help with initial set up of place settings, buffet or plated meal needs, and other necessary duties. Staff members will remain at your event to help clear all dirty dishes and other table trash, once the event is completed, staff members will help with all final clean up so you don’t have to. All we ask is if you have brought items in (centerpieces, floral etc.), someone in your party removes them.
Q. Are you able to assist us on site tours of our venue?
A. Event Producers would be happy to come and assist you on your venue tours! Please call and set up a time with them.