Frequently Asked Questions

SERVICES

What Services Do You Provide?


Small Catering (50 Guest Max) Personal Chef (Date Nights, Anniversaries, Birthdays, & Speaking Occasions) Private Chef (Travel, Athletes, Private Parties)




What Do We Need To Provide?


We will use your plates, glasses, silverware, napkins, etc. The day of service please be sure counters are clean and clear, and the dishwasher and sink are empty. Most of the time we hand wash everything and leave on the counter to dry. For smaller parties we load the dishwasher.




What Do You Bring?


We will bring all food and any special equipment necessary. In some cases Chef Paul will bring any disposable flatware, silverware, napkins etc for larger parties.




How Does Pricing Work?


Pricing is per-person based. It starts with 2 or 4 and goes up to as many as 50. The more people you have, the price per person is less.




What Does The Price Include?


3/4 course sit down dinner price includes: consultation and customized menu planning, all food, Evian water bottle water for the table, custom table menus, set up, dinner service, clean up & garbage removal. Small Catering: All food, necessary staffing, equipment, platters & utensils, travel expenses. 18% Service Fee is added to each all service. Gratuity is left up to the client




Where Do You Travel To?


Paul’s Kitchen services all of the Indianapolis area, but will travel outside of the area with travel expenses and lodging (if necessary) included in pricing.




How Can We Try Your Food Before Hiring You?


Paul’s Kitchen also does public events such as fundraisers, food shows, and other events open to the public. At these events you can try samples of foods, and opportunities to win raffles that includes discounts, promotional flyers, and/or gift certificates towards our services.




Do You Offer Cooking Classes?


We do not offer classes at the moment, but would consider in a small setting of 2-4 ppl




Do You Offer Meal Prep?


Meal prep services are only offered to private clients at the moment, but follow us on social media for future updates.




How Long Is Dinner Services?


Dinner services normally takes 2-3 hours depending on menu and guest count. Chef Paul and team will arrive 2 hours before start time, depending on certain situations these times may vary. For most catering events we mainly offer drop off services in which team members will arrive early to properly set up before guest arrival.




Do You Set The Table?


In most cases the table setting is done before our arrival, but if there’s ways we can help asset we are more than welcome to lend a hand.





MENU

How Does The Menu Work?


After client fill out the questionnaire form that breaks down food likes/dislikes, allergies, etc. We then customize a 3/4 course menu that fit your dinner party needs.

For Small Catering we offer a catering menu with a list of options to choose from to help fulfill your needs




Does The Menu Affect The Price?


Pricing on is based on the level of experience, professionalism, quality of food items, and services.




Does The Menu Affect The Price?


Pricing on is based on the level of experience, professionalism, quality of food items, and services.




How Long Does It Takes For Menu?


Once we receive the questionnaire, you will receive a drafted menu within a week if not sooner. After we finalize this menu you will get a detailed copy prior to the event.




Do You Offer Vegetarian, Vegan, or Gluten Free Options?


Yes, we do provide these options upon request





PAYMENT

Do You Require A Deposit?


Yes, a 50% deposit is required to secure the date for your event, in which 25% of this is non refundable




What Forms Of Payment Accepted?


We accept all major credit/debit cards All invoices will reflect a 3% transaction fee





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