Russian Doll Catering

This Agreement is made effective as of [EFFECTIVE DATE]  by and between  Russian Doll Catering hereafter referred to as "Caterer" & [CLIENT NAME] who will be contracting for/receiving "Catering Services".

Therefore, the parties agree as follows:
NOTICES: All notices required or permitted under this Agreement shall be in writing and Shall be deemed when delivered in person or deposited in the United States Postal Office, with a  Prepaid Postage, or Via Email/Facsimile Communication.
1. MENU: Client and Caterer will work together to develop a menu, and said menu must be confirmed by the execution of the contract. PAGE #2
2. GUEST COUNT: Client agrees to provide Caterer with the total number of guests attending at the inception of contract.
3. SPECIAL CONSIDERATION: Client agrees to break down the guest list into adults and include any food allergies or special dietary requests, if applicable.
**Note: Special requests will affect quote of the contract.
4. ALTERATION OF GUEST COUNT: Final guest count cannot be lowered once contract has been executed; increases to guest count must be made two weeks prior to event date. Any alterations to the menu choices on page #2 will be subject to applicable charges.
5. ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.
6. AMENDMENT: This Agreement may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties.
7. SEVERABILITY: If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or
unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and
enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
8. WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT: The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Agreement
9. APPLICABLE LAW: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California.
10. CHARGES: Upon execution of this Agreement, (CLIENT) [CLIENT NAME] will pay (CATERER) a non-refundable retainer in the "AMOUNT": $0.00 for the term of this Agreement
Further, assignment of fees as follows:
Initial (s):  Any changes requested to the contract after execution will result in a minimum $150.00 change request fee. 
Initial (s):  Amount of non-refundable Deposit:   $            -  
 (35% or 50% of the event total is due at the time of signing or within 3 calendar days after this document has been forwarded to the name client.)
Initial (s):  Final remaining balance of the event total must be received at least three weeks (21) calendar days prior to the event date: 
    $            -  
 If payment is not received or is insufficient funds, Russian Doll Catering reserves the right to cancel terms of the agreement and release the date. 
Initial (s):  Remaining Balance to be paid on or before [FINAL DATE]
All payments are non-refundable and must be made by Check, Money Order, Cashier’s Check or Credit Card. If any of the above information has not been coordinated, completed and received by the designated dates, RUSSIAN  DOLL CATERING reserves the right to cancel the terms of the agreement and release the date. The Client acknowledges cancellation fees may apply.
7A. DISCLOSURE:  The client has the right to sever the contract and expect a full refund within 3 CALENDAR DAYS (72 hours) from execution of this contract; after such time, the deposit amount is non-refundable. 
7B. Early Termination: If the CATERER voluntarily ceases performing their Duties, becomes physically or mentally unable to perform their Duties or is terminated for cause, then in each instance, the Consulting Fee shall cease and termination as of such date. Any termination "For Cause" shall be made in good faith by the CATERER.
7C. Acts of God: RUSSIAN DOLL CATERING does not guarantee or have any liability or responsibility to the Client for military deployment, family emergencies, illness, weather, fire, flood, earthquakes or other acts of God that may adversely affect the event of the Client and the Client acknowledges and agrees no refunds will be given to these conditions by RUSSIAN DOLL CATERING. 
Upon termination under Sections 7(a) or 7(b), neither party shall have any further obligations. Upon termination and, in any case, upon the Client request, (subsequent to compliance with either sections 7(a) or 7(b) the CATERER shall return all monies paid.
7D. Media Usage: Photographer or Videography done by the Client, Third Parties hired by the Client, employees of the Client and/or invitees of the Client during the event may be used by Russian Doll Catering with or without the Clients’ name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purpose as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Russian Doll Catering is authorized along with, its assigns transferee’s to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/ or electronically. 
INITIAL __________7E. NO - CHARGE BACKS OR REFUNDS: in the event your unhappy, we would be happy to provide credit in the food entrée's your unhappy with. Service fee such as staff, delivery, prep time, kitchen rental, and insurance are not included in the credit. Please see website "Agreement Terms"
7F. -Menu items subject to change: on product availability, it will be in the cateres best discretion how to use ingredients. 
All checks must be made payable to “Russian Doll ”

Please mail checks to our processing center at:

Russian Doll Catering
9021 Hastings Blvd.
Jurupa Valley Ca. 92509
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 Client Signature                                 Client name (printed)                                        Date      
The undersigned Client representative agrees that he/she is authorized to execute this Agreement on behalf of the Client and to bind the Client to all of the terms and provisions contained in the Agreement.