Bird & Jim

e-mail:         birdandjim@birdandjim.com

telephone:  (970) 586-9832

Address:     915 Moraine Ave

                    Estes Park, CO ​

Hours:         Open Daily 

                    Lunch 11am-2:30pm

                    Happy Hour 2:30 - 5:00 

                    Serving Dinner at 4:00

                    Sunday Brunch & Lunch                          starting at 10:30

© 2017 Bird & Jim

Bird & Jim Off-Site Catering

 

 

Let Bird & Jim bring our fresh, seasonal, quality food to your table, making your special event outstanding. We offer several different catering options. If possible, we are happy to host your special occasion at Bird & Jim; however, if our available times and space constraints do not work for you, we are happy to bring you and your guests Bird & Jim’s quality cuisine.

We offer off-site in the Estes Valley and surrounding areas.  If you have any questions, please reach out to us at birdandjim@birdandjim.com

  

 

Buffet Menus & Pricing:

These menus are for buffets at Bird & Jim and for off-site catering—additional charges will apply for off-site catering.  Room fee/ minimum charges will apply for Bird & Jim in house parties, additional tax and gratuity added for both):

 

Pricing is for food items only. See below for more information and additional charges.  See "buffet menu choices" link for dessert options.

 

Level 1: 2 salad, 3 sides, 2 entrée -- $38

Level 2: 2 appetizers, 2 salads, 4 sides, 3 entrée --$50

Level 3: 4 appetizers, 3 salads, 4 sides, 4 entrée -- $65

 

Children will be charged half price.

Substitutions can result in menu pricing change.

Final count encouraged a month before but mandatory 10 days prior to the event. 

 

Off-Site, Plated, Served Menu:

 

Off-site plated, sit down, served meal options--$65 per person (available for offsite catering only):

 

Without dessert $60 per person.

Guest choices must be determined before the event.

Children will be charged half price.

Substitutions can result in menu pricing change.

Final count encouraged a month before but mandatory 10 days prior to the event. 

Wine, Spirits and Bar Program:

Let us bring our craft cocktail expertise to your event. Our talented mixologist can create the perfect cocktails for your occasion.  If your event site has a liquor license you must work with them and their bar staff.  If your event space does not have a liquor license--you must purchase and provide the alcohol.  We can help you choose the perfect wines to pair with your meal and mix up and serve your signature cocktails.   Giving you a shopping list but allowing us to do the rest!

 

Information and additional charges for off-site catering:

 

Recommended Venus:

Della Terra Mountain Chateau

SkyView at all River Village

Solitude Cabins

Elkins Distilling Co.

Lumpy Ridge Brewery

Rock Cut Brewery

The Barrell

Staff:

Banquet Captain: $25 per hour

Server: 20$ per hour per server

Bar: $25 per hour per bartender

Station attendants: $30 per hour per person

Chef on-site: $40 per hour per chef

Dishwasher: $20 per person per hour

20% gratuity will be added for all food and beverage items.

 

Delivery and set up charge: 

A $300 fee will be included for events in Estes Park.  Ask for delivery and set up charge for any events held outside the Estes Valley.

 

Payments & Deposits:

25% deposit will be charged to secure the date with the signing of our catering contract.

The remainder will be charged at the conclusion of the event or prior to the event if more covenant.

 

Cancelation Policy:

50% of the total will be charged if the event is canceled within a month’s time of the event

85% will be charged if the event is canceled the day of.

 

Final Guest Count:

Is appreciated a month before but mandatory 10 days prior to the event.  If a final guest count is not given, we will prepare food for the amount in the contract. 

 

Menu changes:

Can be made up to 10 days before the event but could result in an additional charge. 

 

Minimums:

We have quoted you a minimum price if guests are added the price may go up.  If the amount of people drops the price will stay at the minimum quoted. 

Late Fee:

Any party that goes over the agreed time will be charged $500 for every hour the event runs behind.

 

Extras:

Many event spaces rent linens, plate ware, flatware, and glasses directly to you.  If they do not, we can arrange rental from a local supplier if needed.  If you want Bird & Jim catering to handle these details an additional fee will be added. 

 

Flowers, decorations can be provided by a local florist.  If you want Bird & Jim catering to handle these details an additional fee will be added. 

 

Wedding cake—you can talk to our pastry chef for prices or arrange your own.  If you want Bird & Jim catering to handle these details an additional fee will be added. 

 

Tax:

Local tax will be added to all food and rental items.

 

Timeline:

Contract & deposit:  As soon as the date is secured. 

Style and level choices:  needed to secure the date and to sign the contract.  Choose buffet level or plated dinner level and dessert level and amount of people for the contract but the final menu item choices can come in later.

Final menu: choices one month before the event

         Can make changes up to 10 days before but additional charges could apply.

Floor plan:  Usually worked out with event space but if Bird & Jim is assisting on this we need this information 10 days prior to event. 

Final guest count: It is appreciated a month before but mandatory 10 days prior to the event.  If a final guest count is not given we will prepare for the amount on the contract. 

Final payment: At the conclusion of the event.  You can pay this prior to the event if easier.