Frequently asked questions

How Do I Reserve My Date?

To reserve your date we will need the following: 1. A signed version of your proposal. We will send you a docusign contract once you let us know you are ready to book! 2. A $500.00 non-refundable deposit.

Can I pay with a Credit Card or Debit Card?

Absolutely! We also accept all credit card and debit card payments. There is an additional 3% fee to pay with a credit or debit card. Our preferred method of payment is a check sent to Jubilations Catering
215 Virginia Dr
Estes Park, CO 80517

Is there a Minimum Purchase Required?

Busy Season (May - November): We have a $1,500 minmum food and beverage purchase order required for each event. Value Season (December - April): We have a $350.00 minimum food and beverage purchase order required for each event.

Are staffing charges included in the menu pricing?

No. We charge seperately for staffing as we also offer delivery only events which do not require staffing charges. For Delivery only events, there are additional service and delivery charges that apply.

Is the tip included in the menu pricing?

No. This amount is not included into the menu pricing. A 25% Service Charge is added to all proposals, quotes, and invoices, which serves as the tip for the kitchen and wait staff. Bartending Tips are not included in the 25% service charge and are additional charged on all proposals, quotes and invoices.

Do you serve Plated/Buffet Meals?

We serve both plated and buffet style meals. a.Our Classic Fare Menu is the only menu offered in Plated Style. b.We have a varierty of buffet style menu offerings, including our Casual Fare, Buffet Stations and our Classic Fare.

How many appetizers should we offer for cocktail hour?

For a typical hour long cocktail hour, we suggest 4-6 different appetizers options, ordering one per person of each. Ideally, each guest would have 4-6 bites of food during this time.

How long should I plan for dinner service?

Dinner service is typically one hour long. If there is a separate salad course, an additional 20 minutes is required at most venues. This can change slightly based on the number of guests in attendance.

Can you accommodate guests with dietary restrictions and vegetarians/vegans?

Absolutely! Specialty items typically require an additional charge. ​All menus offer a vegetarian/vegan entree option for additional charges. ​​

Can I keep my leftovers?

Yes! We do require that you bring along the necessary tupperware though. We do our best to remind you on several occasions to bring tupperware along so that our staff can package up any leftovers!

Do the prices include flatware, diningware, and glass ware?

No. Some venues have their own packages for these items. If your event requires any rentals, we are happy to take care of this for you but please note that rentals are additionally charged. ​

Does the staff cut the cake for the event?

Yes! We are happy to slice your cake for guests at no additional charge.

Do you do any decorating on the buffets?

No, we do not add any of our own decorations to the buffet to ensure that your vision for the event is front and center.

What is the Deposit Schedule?

We collect a $500.00 nonrefundable deposit to reserve your date. This is deducted from your total amount owed. 6 Months prior, we collect 50% of the estimated charges. 1 Month prior we must finalize your menu offerings 14 days prior we finalize all final quantities and attendees 10 Days Prior, the full remaining balance is owed.