| Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the difference between choosing Cheque payment method
and Credit Card payment method?
With the Cheque payment method, your invoice will be available for
you to view or download through Calhoun’s website after you
log-in. Any questions or concerns can be directed to the Catering
department at 604-737-7062, or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choosing the Credit Card payment method means that one of our catering
staff members will personally contact you through the provided contact
number. This will ensure a higher degree of security, and give the
customer an opportunity to clarify any questions or concerns they
have regarding their order.
Email / Phone Orders:
There are 2 methods of payment available:
1. Invoicing – The invoice will be emailed out to the registered
email address one business day after the event. Please refer to
the next section for more detail.
2. Credit Card – The customer can provide us with a credit
card number over the phone. Charges will then be incurred one or
two business days after the function date.
* Payment for all invoices are due immediately after the function
- When will my invoice for my order arrive in my registered
For all web orders, there will be no invoices sent out to the registered
email address. A copy of the invoice will be available for your
viewing or downloading on Calhoun’s Ordering page after you
Orders made over the phone or emailed to us will have their invoices
sent one business day after the delivery date, with the exception
of weekend deliveries or pick-ups. In the case of weekend deliveries
or pick-ups, the invoice will be emailed out on the following work
When is the latest I can put a weekend order through?
Calhoun’s requires that all weekend orders be placed before
2:00 pm on Thursdays.
- Is there a minimum order for weekends?
There is no minimum order for pick-up orders at Calhoun’s.
However, for deliveries to be made, Calhoun’s require a minimum
order purchase of $200 on Saturday’s, and $1000 on Sunday’s.
- What are the delivery fees?
Weekdays 4:00 AM – 6:00 PM = $13.00
Weekdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM and ALL Weekends = $18.00
How should I plan my delivery time?
Calhoun’s suggests that the food should arrive 15
minutes prior to the event’s start time. Also, it is important
to note that there is a 30-minute delivery time frame for all delivery
orders. For example, if the event starts at 12:00 noon, the delivery
time will be slotted for 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.
In order to facilitate accurate deliveries, please remember to
specify any room or floor numbers in the delivery address section.
All weekend orders require a cell phone contact number.
We strongly believe that punctuality is very important for the
success of all events. In regards to our delivery times, 98% of
all our deliveries are on time, with a minimal 2% of deliveries
within a 5-minute delay (usually due to traffic conditions beyond
What do I need to do in regards to food allergies?
All web orders have a comment section where you can list the allergies.
In addition, we advise that you call our Catering department at
604-737-7062 or email us at email@example.com
to confirm that staff members are aware of the allergy alert.
- Are deposits required?
Yes, there will be a 20% deposit charge for any orders over
$1,000. If you need to cancel your order, we must receive the cancellation
notice 48 business hours before the event date, otherwise the 20%
deposit will be nonrefundable, but can be applied to your next order.
- Does Calhoun’s Catering provide staff for our events?
Yes, Calhoun’s Catering provide serving and bartending staff
members. There is a minimum 4-hours booking for all required staff.
In addition, we require a 1 week minimum notice for events that require
such services. Please call our Catering office at 604-737-7062 or
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
for pricing information.
- When should I expect the Catering equipment to be picked
Calhoun’s has a 24-hour window for pick up of all equipment,
with the exception of weekends. If the pick up location differs from
the delivery location, please indicate this information to us in advance.
Also, please do not throw out anything as all of our equipment
is recyclable, and charges will be applied for missing items. This
includes our plastic trays, bowls, plates, etc.
- Are there extra charges for cutleries, paper plates, coffee
cups, cream & sugar, etc?
No, Calhoun’s will provide you with everything you need to enjoy
your meal free of charge. All our disposable items are biodegradable
or recyclable. We also provide serving utensils and chafers for hot
items for no extra charge (the serving items will be picked up within
a 24-hour time-frame).
*Note: If you wish to order silverware or glassware, we are able
to provide that service for an extra charge. Please call our office
at 604-737-7062, or email us at email@example.com
for more information