Frequently Asked Questions

What information should I have available when inquiring about catering?

There is an enormous amount of energy that goes into every event. Before you request a quote, you may want to consider the following: The number of guests you plan to attend, the date, the timeline and the location of the event. The parameters of your budget are also important. Keep in mind that the time of day influences the amount of food necessary and consequently the cost of your catering. We are more than happy to assist you with professional advice and experience for decisions.

Can I make my own menu? Can I make changes on your menu? 

Yes, we are a family-owned, full service catering company and Restaurant and can accommodate almost any menu item. We would love to help you create a special menu just for your event. 

Can you accommodate for dietary restrictions? Do you offer vegetarian/vegan options?

Yes, we offer a wide variety of vegetarian, gluten-free, allergy-sensitive and other special needs menu items. When you speak with your company representative, you will discuss your dietary needs and we will suggest a menu that will be suitable for you and your guests.

What methods or form of payment do you accept?

We currently accept most major credit cards including: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express; personal checks, Cashier’s checks, bank checks and cash as forms of payment. 

What is your deposit requirement?

Often no deposit is required with a signed contract and your approval to confirm your event. The exception in which a deposit may be required when renting the Banquet Hall in busy months. All deposits are non transferable and non-refundable. 

When are my final guest count and final amendments due?

Two weeks notice for a final attendance count and amendments work best for King’s Korner Catering and the customer but a firm guarantee if attendance must be received by the catering office three working days prior to your event. This number is not subject to reduction unless previously agreed upon by both parties. The caterer will not undertake to serve more than a 25% increase over the final guarantee unless previously agreed upon by both parties. You will be charged for the guarantee or the number in attendance, whichever is greater.

Do you have a delivery charge for traveling?

Yes, we have a calculated travel radius pricing for all events that covers travel expenses.

Do you have a License? What about ABC?

Yes, King’s Korner Catering is fully insured and licensed by the State of Virginia to vend and serve alcoholic beverages.

Can you provide Rental Items for my event?

Yes. Not only can we arrange for the rental of the usual party items such as tables, chairs, linens, china, glassware and silverware; but we also have access to fine china, crystal and specialty linens. We can also arrange for larger items such as tents, stages and dance floors. 

Do you offer tastings?

Yes, our Executive Chef is happy to prepare chef’s selection of menu items based on the menu you’ve created with your event producer prior to your tasting. This will be a small sampling of the items you can expect for guests to enjoy at your event. Tastings are limited to parties of four. We charge a $100 flat rate for each tasting. If you sign a contract with us, your tasting is complimentary.

Can you provide references from previous clients?

Absolutely! Feel free to browse our testimonials page to hear event stories from some of our past clientele. We can provide a more extensive list of references from previous clients upon requests.

Do you have children’s prices for catered events?

Yes. Children 10 and above are priced as adults, children between the ages of 4-9 are 50% of the adult price and children 3 and under are free, but are counted for seating. Please advise your company representative of your age ranges when going through quote process.

Do you offer gift cards or gift certificates available?

Yes, we have gift certificates available for our Restaurant only. If you would like more information, please visit the gift certificates page on our website. 

Do you have a recommendation, partner or Preferred Vendor list?

Yes, we have been in business and catering for more than 30 years and have built many great relationships with other special event vendors.