Catering Policies


A $500.00 deposit is due at time of booking to secure the date and time of your event.

Final Payment

Final Guest Count is do 14 days prior to your event date.  Please contact us if you need to increase your guest count within 14 days prior to your event.  Additional fees and charges May apply beyond the original agreed upon costs.

Maine State Tax

Chefas charges 8% on all services.  If you are tax exempt, please supply your exemption number at time of order or contract signing.

Service Charge

Chefas charges 18% Service Charge on every catered event.  At the client's discretion, any extra tip/gratuity will go directly to the service staff.


You may provide all or part of your own rental items for your event.  Chefas will give you an estimated cost/list of rentals for your event.  You may change or cancel those items at anytime.  If Chefas is coordinating rentals, on your behalf, through a rental company( i.e. One Stop Party Shop), you will be required to pay the rental company directly for any cancellation fees.  Any loss or damage to ANY rentals will be billed to you after your event.

Menu/Food Quantities

Chefas will prepare between 5%-10% overage based on the final number of guests we receive from you.  Part of this overage is to include the feeding of the staff and/or vendors.  You are not charged for this service .


Children under the age of 10 are not charged for catering unless client wishes to provide service/ seating for them. A children's menu may be provided if requested by you.