Securing our services
A non refundable deposit of $700 is required to secure the Lookout (up to 100 guests). Fees for larger groups will be determined on a sliding scale. This fee includes the following:
Use of the Lookout grounds and facilities
Consultation for event and menu planning
Labor involved in the procurement of rental goods
Use of electrical service on site
In most case serving dishes are supplied
This fee is due within 2 weeks of the time a client agrees to use the Lookout for their event. Events extending for more than 5 hours will be billed at an hourly rate of $200
No additional fee is require to hold the tents, tables, chairs and equipment for your event.
Rates, deposits, and payments
All rates for labor at your function are charged on an hourly basis that begin at the time an employee arrives at the Lookout for work and end at the time the employee leaves. In some instances, next day clean up is required and will be billed accordingly. The size of staff will be determined by the number of guests, type of service, and function being held.
2013 labor rates are as follows:
First chefs $32 per hour
Sous chefs $26 per hour
Servers & $24 per hour
Bartenders $28 per hour
Dishwasher $16 per hour
All food and beverage charges are subject to a Maine sales tax of 7%
Payment of 50% of your balance must be received 2 weeks prior to the scheduled event in the form of personal cheek, cash, or money order; no credit cards, please. At this time, any rental good fees must be paid in full. Final payment is required upon completion of the event, no credit cards please.