Frequently Asked Questions
Where do you cater and how far do you travel?
Knife and Faulk caters within venues that allow outside caterers, private residences, and businesses to name a few. Serving McKinney and surrounding area-cities, such as Prosper, Frisco, Plano, Allen, Melissa, and have traveled throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metro area. Please note that distance fees may apply.
What style of cuisine do you offer?
Chef Marlene is passionate about food and offers a selection of options to choose from including Modern American, Southern, and Italian Inspired to name a few. Accommodations can be made to assist with food allergies and dietary restrictions such as vegetarian and gluten free.
Do you offer tastings?
Yes, tastings are offered for weddings up to 4 people. Additional details are provided when planning your next event.
Do you offer customized menus?
Yes, menu customization is available to tailor flavors to your palate as well as to compliment the type and style of your event including events specifically for children or a children's menu at your event.
What is your pricing?
Pricing will vary and is driven by the customization of your event. Event proposals are based on the type of menu, service style, labor, staffing, and general operations such as time and materials, in preparation for, during, and after the event. Classes and demonstrations are based on the number of guests and cost of ingredients associated with the menu. Additional fees include catering operations, delivery, sales tax, and rentals for equipment and linens, etc. that are not already included in the proposal. If assistance is needed with vendor rentals, do not hesitate to ask.
Is gratuity included?
Gratuity is not automatically included in the pricing. It is recommended to follow standard gratuity of 15-20% for service, however, this is at the client's discretion. Gratuity is always appreciated.
Are deposits required?
A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the date. Additional payment terms once the event is booked.
How are payments accepted?
Payments can be made electronically using a credit or debit card (processing fees apply). Arrangements can be made to pay by cash or check.
How far in advance should I book my event with Knife and Faulk?
It is highly recommended to allow at least 30 days in advance of your date. Efforts can be made to accommodate requests at shorter notice.