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FOOD AND BEVERAGE POLICIES
We are proud to offer full-service catering and beverage services. Our goal is to offer superior quality
products, services, and an overall dining experience for our guests.
1. EXCLUSIVE CATERER/FRONT & CENTRE
Boise Centre’s in-house food and beverage team retains
the exclusive right to provide, control, and retain all food
and beverage services throughout Boise Centre, including
catering, concessions, and the sale of alcohol and nonalcoholic beverages. Clients, booth demonstrators,
exhibitors, guests, and attendees may not bring food
or beverages onto convention center premises unless
arrangements have been made in advance with Boise
Centre Management. Advance written approval is
necessary to distribute any product.
2. FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRICING
Menu pricing may be subject to change due to fluctuating
market prices. Additionally, we reserve the right to make
product substitutions based on specific commodity price
increases. Pricing for banquet meals is based on round
tables of 10 guests. Any change in the standard guest
seating may result in additional labor charges at Boise
Centre’s then standard rates.
3. LABOR FEES
Unless indicated otherwise, charges for the staffing of your
function are included in our room rental prices. For plated
lunches and dinners, the provision of this labor is based on
a ratio of one server to 30 guests with 10 guests per table.
If additional staffing is required over and above what is
normally provided, additional labor fees can be charged to
accommodate appropriate staffing at Boise Centre’s then
4. EVENT TIMELINE
Breakfast and lunch are based on up to a three-hour service,
and dinner is based on up to four hours of service. Extended
service time will be subject to additional labor fees. Function
start or end times that deviate more than 30 minutes from
the time indicated on the banquet event order may incur
additional labor fees per hour, per server scheduled.
5. MENU SELECTION
Boise Centre partners with Idaho Preferred and Buy Idaho
to source locally and regionally produced items. In order to
ensure the proper planning of your event, menu selections
are due a minimum of 30 days in advance, along with your
preliminary attendance estimates. Menu selections are
limited to two entrées per served meal, plus a vegetarian
option. An exact count is required for each selection, and
both entrées will be charged at the higher price. All meals
require a minimum of 25 guests.
6. SERVICE CHARGE AND TAX
Boise Centre will add a 20% service charge, plus current
Idaho state sales tax, to applicable food and beverage
service. All service charges are also subject to Idaho state
7. GUARANTEED ATTENDANCE
A final guarantee of attendance is due by 12:00 p.m.
(Mountain Time Zone) five (5) business days (excludes
holidays and weekends) in advance of the event.
“Guaranteed Attendance” for multi day events are based
on the date of the first scheduled service occurring during
• If customer fails to notify Boise Centre of the guaranteed
attendance within the time required, (a) Boise Centre shall
prepare for and provide services to persons attending the
event based on the estimated attendance specified in the
Banquet Event Orders, and (b) such estimated attendance
shall be deemed to be the guaranteed attendance.
• Boise Centre will be prepared to serve 3% above the
guaranteed attendance, up to a maximum of 30 meals (the
overage). If this overage is used, the customer will pay for
each additional person at the same price per person/per
item, plus applicable service charges and
• Should additional persons attend the event in excess of the
total of the guaranteed attendance plus the overage, Boise
Centre will make every attempt to accommodate such
additional persons subject to product and staff availability.
Customer will pay for such additional persons and/or a la
carte items at the same price per person, or per item, plus
the service charge and sales tax.
• Should the guaranteed attendance increase or decrease
by 33% or more from the initial estimated attendance,
additional charges may apply.
8. DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS
With advance notice, our culinary team is able to
accommodate most special meal requests. Boise Centre’s
Executive Chef is available to consult with you on special
dietary requests and pricing to serve vegetarian, vegan,
gluten-free, and other dietary restrictions. Such special
requests are required 14 days in advance of your event.
These special meal requests are to be included in your final