Manhattan KS Catering | Friendship House

Catering FAQs

  1. Can I see a list of references for the Friendship House?
    Yes. Visit our reviews on FaceBook - Yelp - Trip Advisor
  2. Are you insured?
    Yes, we are insured.
  3. Do you provide wine or liquor?
    No, we do not provide wine, liquor, and/or bartending/bar services.
  4. Besides the cost of food, what charges can I expect for a catered event?
    Catered event charges can include food, service ware, delivery charges, service gratuities, tax, and other items.
  5. Do you have children's prices?
    Yes. There is no charge for children under the age of 6.
  6. Is a plated and served meal the same price as a buffet?
    No. Plated and served meals requires more staffing.
  7. How much notice do you need for a catered event?
    Book early for best date and time selection. Most weddings are booked out at least 4 weeks in advance. Events are booked at least 1 week in advance. Please call 785-456-9616 if you have a last minute need. We will do our best to accommodate.
  8. When do I need to get a final guest count to the Catering Coordinator?
    At least 6 days before the event.
  9. How far in advance should I reserve my date?
    Book in advance for best times and availability. We recommend at least 4 weeks.
  10. Do you cater on Sundays?
    Yes. Book in advance for best times and availability.
  11. Is a gratuity included in your bill?
    Yes. The current gratuity rate is 18%.
  12. Are disposables included?
    Yes. $1 per person for regular plastic service ware. $1.50 per person for premium plastic service ware.
  13. Can I make up my own menu or make changes in your menus?
    Yes, you can make your own menu. We’ve catered events with items such as alligator and quail.
  14. Can we sample the food?
    Yes, we provide tastings for an additional fee.
  15. Can you provide for vegetarian and special dietary needs?
    Yes, we can accommodate vegetarian and special dietary needs.
  16. Which venues do you recommend?
    See the list of Catering Partners 
  17. Can you provide rental items for my event?
    Yes, we provide rental items.
  18. Do you setup and cleanup?
    Yes, setup and cleanup services are available.
  19. Do your servers wear uniforms?
    Yes, we wear clean and pressed uniforms.
  20. Can I tip the servers?
    Yes, tips are welcomed.
  21. To save on the delivery fee, can I pick up the food?
  22. How much is delivery?
    Delivery is free in Wamego for catered events. There is a $30 delivery fee for Manhattan. Other locations are $1/mile.