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Terms & Conditions

Final Attendee Numbers and Changes to Orders

When placing a catering request please realistically estimate the number of attendees you anticipate will attend your function. Final attendee numbers must be advised by email to Blueprint Catering will be based on this final number, regardless of turnout, unless the number increases.


Catering requests cancelled with less than 48 hours notice will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the catering order or $30.00 whichever is greater. Less than 24 hours notice will result in a cancellation fee of 100% of the catering order.

Confirmation & Quotes

Final confirmation of your order is required 7 Days prior to your function. Late orders placed within 48 hours of function date may incur fees

Please inform Blueprint Catering of your intentions to accept/decline a quote as soon as possible. A catering request will not be considered to be confirmed until the relevant payment method, or invoicing address and ABN is provided. A confirmation email will be sent to you once your catering request has been processed. Please check all details of the event order accompanying the confirmation email and contact the office as soon as possible with any errors or changes. The onus to check event orders and contact lies with you, as the person who placed the catering request. If errors are not reported to and confirmation received before the event start date then we hold no responsibility for any mistakes made. It is advised that you provide an alternative contact if you are aware you will be on leave before your event start date.

Product Availability & Prices

Due to product availability, quality and unforeseen market price fluctuations, prices are subject to change without notice. However, once an order has been confirmed by the office pricing is guaranteed.

We will make every effort to provide the exact product ordered, however, product availability and/or product quality may affect this at times. Where possible our sales staff will notify the client in advance of any necessary menu substitutions.

Refusal reserves the right to decline its services to any function that is not confirmed.


Catering under the value of $50.00 may incur a delivery fee.
Charges for deliveries out of hours or to off-campus (The University of Melbourne Parkville) addresses will be determined on the individual catering order and also dependent on the location and parking access.

Bar Rates (per person)

1st Hour $20.00 I 2nd Hour $25.00 I 3rd Hour $30.00

Red and White wine
Beer, and Soft Drinks

Blueprint Catering can only provide drinks and tablecloths for function groups larger than 15 persons and where those functions are staffed. All other functions must specify their exact requirements when placing a catering request.

Please note One Bar Staff is allocated per 50 guests.
Additional costs may be incurred depending on location and nature of function.

Commitment to Food Safety

The management of Blueprint catering takes all reasonable precautions to fulfill our 'due diligence' responsibilities of providing safe food to our customers. Blueprint Catering operates under a Food Safety Program, which ensures that each process step is systematically analysed. Potential problems are identified and sufficient controls are put in place to reduce or eliminate risks.

Blueprint catering will not be held liable for the health and safety of our customers for any food removed from the venue or consumed more than sixty minutes after the specified service time.

Breakages and Loss

Clients are responsible for any costs associated with loss, theft, damage or breakages of Blueprint Catering?s equipment on loan and in use at functions. This includes the removal of catering equipment from the event room. Loss, theft, damages and breakages will be chargeable to the client for full replacement value.


Please discuss with our staff any of your equipment requirements, eg; tables, tablecloths, napkins etc; and they will do their best to accommodate your needs.


Standard staffing ratio:
1 staff member per 15 guests for a seated dinner
1 staff member per 20 guests for a cocktail function
1 bar person per 50 guests

Staffing for most functions between the hours of 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday will be inclusive of the catering order. Additional staff and staff for weekends, out of hours and larger functions will be quoted as per the requirements set by the Functions Manager charged at the rates listed below. Staffing rates are based on a minimum charge of three hours per person. For quotation purposes staffing hours should be considered as an estimation. Final hours will be added to the final invoice based on your actual function requirements.

Staffed functions attract the following additional charges:
Monday to Friday - $30 per hour per additional staff member
Saturday - $35 per hour per staff member
Sunday - $40 per hour per staff member
Public Holidays $45.00 per hour


Minimum number of attendees required for booking conference packages is 15 unless otherwise stated.


All prices included in our menu are GST inclusive.

Payments of Accounts

Payment may be made by Credit Card, Cheque, or EFT. The Following Credit Cards are accepted; Master Card & Visa. Cheques are payable to Angerand Investments Pty Ltd Trading as Blueprint Catering.
We reserve the right to request a 30% deposit on orders over $500.00
All account enquiries should be directed to:

  • "Blueprint Catering is a highly professional catering company with a strong customer focus"
  • "All aspects of the set up and the running of the day were completed to an exceptional standard."
  • "Blueprint have delivered delicious food of the highest level of quality accompanied by excellent customer service"
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