General Events Costs & Policies

All Events


6.25% Massachusetts meal tax
.75% Local Meals tax


18% Gratuity is added to all events, shared by site managers, floor captains,waitstaff, chefs, kitchen backs, dishwasher & delivery drivers.

Venue Fee:

Any catering venue fee imposed upon Cloverleaf is the responsibility of the customer who willfully selects this venue, and accepts their venue requirements .

General Events 2015-2016

Guest Count:

Final guest count is due 10 days prior to your event. Guests over 10 years old are adults. Guests ages 5-10 years are half price menu fee. Children under 5 are no menu fee. All guests are subject to provisions fee and waitstaff requirements, where applicable. Vendors are a meals price only. Should you be surprised by additional guests are your event, Cloverleaf will gladly bill you for any increase at your event.

Presentation Staff:

Three levels of waitstaff are available, from $20- $40 per hour,based on service requirements, with a four hour minimum. Most events are 4-6 hours. Estimate one staff per 20 guests with disposable provisions, and one staff per 10-15 guests with china & linen provisions. We do not provide accommodators without presenting Cloverleaf’s menu at your event.


50 guest minimum. $500.00 minimum for all menu orders. 3 dozen minimum per sandwich selection. 4 hour staffing minimum, out of area travel fees may apply. Proposal / current market prices valid for 90 days.

Buffet Policy:

Our buffets provide food on a per person consumption basis, and will be plentifully restocked for extra servings. No left over food will be packaged for the customer, per order of the Board of Health. China Provisions & Paper provisions are for use at the event only.


Liability for all liquor rests with the purchaser and provider of the alcohol.

Equipment Rentals:

China / Linens are priced between @ $6-9 pp. Presentation equipment required is priced separately. Delivery fees apply. Disposable provisions are priced at @ $2-5 pp. Loss and damage fees may apply.

Catering Consult, Site Evaluation:

Most events can be well planned by phone, fax and email. Personal consults at $35/hr.

Customer Contributions:

Non-perishable or non potentially hazardous foods only. Handling fees apply. Fees start at $.50 pp: Cake cutting, Champagne Toast, Wine Service and customer contributions of Disposable provisions, Dessert, Linens. Level of waitstaff increases.

Payment Policy:

A $100.00 non-refundable deposit reserves your event and is your acceptance of our costs & policies as they apply to your event, and constitutes a binding contract. All balances in full are due 7 days prior to your event. A 10% billing fee will apply to all outstanding balances.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation of your event within 7 days forfeits the $100.00 deposit needed to reserve the date. One half of the total balance is due if cancellation is less than 7 days prior. The full balance is due if cancellation is in less than 3 days prior