Terms and conditions



  • We require a $500.00 deposit to confirm your date.
  • Payment of your deposit also confirms that you have read and except our terms and conditions as set out below, including the terms of payment.
  • You become the principal debtor to Lovely Grub for that event.
  • Deposits are non refundable.
  • For functions over $15,000.00 deposits will be at Lovely Grub Ltd's discretion and there will be a schedule of payments which may include progress payments before the event.


  • Confirmation of final numbers is required 7 days before your single meal event for less than 200 people.
  • Confirmation of final numbers is required 15 days before multi-meal meal events or at Lovely Grub Ltd's discretion.
  • Special dietary requirements are to be notified upon confirmation.
  • That is the minimum number you will be charged for. In the event that more guests are catered for we will endeavor to accommodate the extra numbers and reserve the right to charge for them at the same price as the other guests.
  • We will confirm your event with numbers and a copy of our run sheet for the event.
  • The run sheet will confirm menu, timing and all other details. If it is not on this sheet it will not happen! No matter what might have previously been discussed. So please read carefully and respond if necessary.
  • This sheet forms the instructions to the staff.


  • Payment in-full is required on or before the day of the event for all catering.
  • Payment in full for other services is required with in 7 days of invoicing.
  • For larger events or extended days of service payment terms will be at Lovely Grub Ltd's discretion and be arranged at conformation.
  • Accounts unpaid which are overdue by 7 days will incur a penalty charge of 6 % of the total amount outstanding.
  • Amounts overdue by one month will be put in the hands of our solicitors with collection fees being payable by the principal debtor.


  • Minimum numbers on a quote are the minimum numbers of adults requires to secure that pricing. If numbers fall, Lovely Grub Ltd reserves the right to increase the price per head or bill for the original number and quoted price.
  • Pricing will be confirmed at the conformation of numbers. While clients often require pricing further out we only give indications of price until numbers are confirmed.


  • Our kitchen trucks are charged at a rate of $2.50 inc. GST per kilometre. either ex-base at Little Akaloa or ex-central Christchurch, at Lovely Grub Ltd’s discretion.
  • Travel costs will be confirmed at the time of booking conformation.