Catering Styles & Fees

With Waiters Choice Catering, you are able to choose from several catering styles. Any one of our friendly team members will be able to help you choose which style is right for your event. To learn more about each catering style and pricing, please read the sections below.


Express Catering

· Your buffet is delivered and setup with a paper tablecloth and hot food is transported and served in catering boxes.
· No chafing racks are needed for this setup.
· Food is packaged in disposable trays with no equipment left for us to pick up
· Hot food delivered 15-30 minutes before your eating time
· Perfect for when your group is ready to eat when food is delivered
· Available for delivery or carryout
· Catering Fee equals 6%, minimum $30
· No service fee for carryout

Food in Boxes

Express with Racks Catering

· Your buffet is delivered with a paper tablecloth, chafing dishes, canned heat, and food displayed on disposable platters*
· Food delivered approximately 30 – 45 minutes before eating time to allow time for setup
· Catering is all disposable, with the exception of the water pans and racks. The fee includes the cost of disposable serving trays, and set up of your buffet.
· Catering Fee equals 10%, minimum $40
· Each rack setup is $15/rack and includes pickup

**Due to current supply challenges, Waiter's Choice will supply non-disposable racks and food/water pans. Each rack setup is $15/rack. This price includes a caterer to come back to your location to pick up the non-disposable items**

Van in front of house

Drop Off Catering

· Food is packaged in disposable boxes and bags and dropped off to you. The caterer does not stay to set up, leaving the creativity to you!
· Menu is delivered 5-25 minutes before your eating time
· Catering Fee equals 3%, minimum $15
· No service fee for carryout

Hot Box Meal

Individual Cold and Hot Box Meals Catering

· Cold Box Meals - No minimums - Your choice of a variety of sandwiches and/or salads
· Hot Box Meals - 10 person minimum for each entree and sides selection
· Catering fee equals 3%, minimum $15

Cancellation Policy

Waiter's Choice requires at least a 24-hour cancellation notice for Express Caterings. Same-day cancellations are subject to a 50% charge.

Call us today at 704-393-0009. We are the perfect choice for every occasion!

Billing Practices

If you are one of our Direct Bill Corporate Customers, your catered event's invoice will be automatically generated the next business day and emailed to you directly. With this system, you will receive the invoice in a timely manner while allowing for last minute changes or added gratuities. Each catered delivery invoice will be generated separately, and payment terms will remain net-10 days from the date of your event. Waiter's Choice will continue to accept a wide variety of payment options including personal and corporate checks, ACH Bank payments, cash, debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards. A convenience fee of 3% will be added to those payments using credit cards.