The deposit is due at the time of signing of the contract. This is the only way to secure your date for the event. Even if you don’t have all the details finalized, pay a minimum of $50 to secure the date and we can finalize details later. Caterer’s book up fast. Final details of the event are due 2 weeks prior to the event with the final payment due 1 week prior to event. We are very flexible about the details. The menu and headcount can be changed as much as you want as long as it is finalized no later than 14 days prior to the actual event. At this point your guest count can go up but not down.