FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can Irregardless Catering help me with my event?

In addition to assisting with your food planning, presentation and staffing needs, Irregardless’ professional team assists with the customization of events and menus to meet each client’s unique vision. Take a look at our Event Services page to see all the ways we can help.

What types of services do you provide?

Irregardless Catering is a full-service caterer that manages your entire event from setup to cleanup. We offer our clients a team of highly trained professionals, including as needed: a field chef, event captain, wait/service staff and bartenders to oversee every aspect of your event so you will have the freedom to enjoy yourself and your guests.

What type of uniform do your employees wear at events?

Our professional service staff offer two levels of uniform:
Fine Casual: Black pants, long-sleeved black dress shirt, black long tie and short monogramed black aprons.
Premier: Black pants, long-sleeved white dress shirt, bow tie and black fitted vest.

Can you arrange for the rental of dishware, flatware, glassware, linens, tents, etc.?

Irregardless Catering professionals work closely with the top rental companies in the Triangle to provide our clients with a wide variety of rental options and event decor/design. Our Catering team prefer to make all rental arrangements, to ensure that all the event’s needs will be on site for the catering. The relationships we have established with these vendors allow us to cover any of our clients’ rental needs, ranging from classic designs to cutting edge styles that can add distinction to any event. All rental costs will be itemized on the prepared Catering Event Proposal.

Can you create my personal “Family Recipes?”
Absolutely! We pride ourselves in our flexibility to meet our client’s needs in every aspect of their events. We try our best to duplicate your treasured memories.

Are you able to prepare and serve Kosher events?
Irregardless has 40+ years experience in preparing, presenting and serving Kosher-style meals. If a kosher kitchen is available at a Synagogue event, a kosher meal can be prepared with a 15% Kosher service charge.

Can Irregardless Catering help me with specialty and ethnic foods?
Definitely! We enjoy working closely with our clients to find just the right foods, recipes and ingredients necessary to enhance their events and create the perfect atmosphere they envision. Just let us know how we can best serve you, either by giving us the specific menus you desire or asking us to research ideas. In any case, we are here to make certain your event is everything you dreamed it could be.
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Can you adapt your menus to suit food restrictions?
Irregardless’ Catering Chefs can accommodate any special dietary concerns. Our “from-scratch” customized menus, combined with our knowledgeable culinary team, enable us to prepare any dish with the special attention required for those guests with restricted diets.

What are your specialties?
Our most important specialty is pleasing people! We specialize in affording our customers the best quality food and service. We pride ourselves in our ability to customize our menus and provide service to meet our clients’ every need.

What is an “Off-Site” or “Off-Premises” caterer?
An off-premises caterer specializes in providing food and service to its clients in varying locations, whether a large event facility, private home, backyard, or office. Off-premises caterers are specially equipped to handle the challenges and flexibility needed to successfully manage events in a wide range of locations.

Where do you cater?
We can cater anywhere a caterer is allowed, from private homes, community parks and corporate offices to event facilities large and small. Click here for a list of Preferred Venues.

When is the latest I can place an order?
The latest time we will accept a new order request is 48 hours before the event is set to occur. Contact us to place an order.
Do you deliver or allow pickups?

Do you have a service charge?
We have a 20% (this is what the company I’ve ‘borrowed’ this list from charges) administration charge for service parties. This is a standard catering industry charge, covering “behind the scenes” overhead costs such as support staff, equipment, insurance, etc.

When do I have to have the final guest count for my event?
We must receive your final count no later than 72 hours before the event.

What makes Irregardless Catering different?
We are proud to have earned a reputation as on of the Triangle’s finest caterer! At Irregardless Catering, we handcraft your experience, meaning from your first call through all the details to choosing menus and the venue to the very last detail, we focus on your unique needs and wishes. We work as though we are hosting our own friends and thus accept nothing less than excellence. We love what we do, and we are easy to work with. Call us—then relax and get ready to enjoy your celebration!

Can you create my personal “Family Recipes?”

Absolutely! We pride ourselves in our flexibility to meet our client’s needs in every aspect of their events. We try our best to duplicate your treasured memories.

Are you able to prepare and serve Kosher events?

Irregardless has 40+ years experience in preparing, presenting and serving Kosher-style meals. If a kosher kitchen is available at a Synagogue event, a kosher meal can be prepared with a 15% Kosher service charge.

Can Irregardless Catering help me with specialty and ethnic foods?

Definitely! We enjoy working closely with our clients to find just the right foods, recipes and ingredients necessary to enhance their events and create the perfect atmosphere they envision. Just let us know how we can best serve you, either by giving us the specific menus you desire or asking us to research ideas. In any case, we are here to make certain your event is everything you dreamed it could be.

Can you adapt your menus to suit food restrictions?

Irregardless’ Catering Chefs can accommodate any special dietary concerns. Our “from-scratch” customized menus, combined with our knowledgeable culinary team, enable us to prepare any dish with the special attention required for those guests with restricted diets.

What are your specialties?

Our most important specialty is pleasing people! We specialize in affording our customers the best quality food and service. We pride ourselves in our ability to customize our menus and provide service to meet our clients’ every need.

What is an “Off-Site” or “Off-Premises” caterer?

An off-premises caterer specializes in providing food and service to its clients in varying locations, whether a large event facility, private home, backyard, or office. Off-premises caterers are specially equipped to handle the challenges and flexibility needed to successfully manage events in a wide range of locations.

Where do you cater?

We can cater anywhere a caterer is allowed, from private homes, community parks and corporate offices to event facilities large and small. Click here for a list of Preferred Venues.

When is the latest I can place an order?

The latest time we will accept a new order request is 48 hours before the event is set to occur. Contact us to place an order.

Do you deliver or allow pickups?

Yes, we deliver and allow pick-ups from Irregardless Cafe. Any delivery within a 48-hour window or less will require approval from the catering director and/or chefs. Contact us for more information.

Do you have a service charge?

We have a 12% administration charge for all non-delivery events. This covers all administrative and management service, to include coordination of rentals, revisions of proposals, and face to face meetings. This is included in our contract. There is also a 10% off-site premises fee. This is a standard catering industry charge, covering “behind the scenes” overhead costs such as equipment, disposing of trash/recycling, van usage, etc.

When do I have to have the final guest count for my event?

For weddings final guest counts are due 14 days from the date of the event. For corporate and non-wedding social events, guest counts are due 10 days from the date of the event.

What makes Irregardless Catering different?

We are proud to have earned a reputation as on of the Triangle’s finest caterer! At Irregardless Catering, we handcraft your experience, meaning from your first call through all the details to choosing menus and the venue to the very last detail, we focus on your unique needs and wishes. We work as though we are hosting our own friends and thus accept nothing less than excellence. We love what we do, and we are easy to work with. Call us—then relax and get ready to enjoy your celebration!