Terms & Conditions

THESE ARE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS FOR BLIND TIGER LTD t/a APERITIF (“the supplier” “Apéritif”).

By purchasing service from the supplier, as the client you agree to these terms of sale. These terms do not replace or affect your statutory rights.

1. BOOKING

1.1 QUOTATIONS

All quotations (verbal or written) will be valid for ten days from the date of enquiry. Apéritif cannot guarantee that the date will be available after these ten days. To confirm and hold a booking, the client must provide a non-refundable deposit either by cheque or by electronic transfer to the value specified in an invoice. All monies will be requested by Apéritif by way of electronic invoice.

1.2 CANCELLATIONS

In the event of a cancellation, Apéritif require notice in writing 7 days before the date of the event. Failure to do so will result in full payment being charged. Booking deposits are not transferable or refundable unless otherwise agreed prior to booking and stated in writing.

2. LEGAL

2.1 LICENSING

Licensed services are provided under liquor licence by James Le Gallez, who is authorised to sell alcohol under the Liquor Licensing (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2006.

2.2 REFUSAL OF SERVICE

Any guests that are, under Guernsey law, not allowed to consume alcohol will be refused service. This includes and is not limited to the following:

  • Under the age of 18
  • Attempting to supply alcohol to individuals under the age of 18
  • Intoxicated by alcohol or illegal substance

2.3 INSURANCE

The supplier has sufficient public liability insurance for operating as an outside caterer.

Public Liability: £1,000,000

If Apéritif is hired as a sub-contractor for a licensed premises, the client agrees to provide sufficient employer’s liability insurance to cover individuals working for or on behalf of Apéritif.

3. PAYMENT & CHARGES

3.1 RATES

Rates and invoices are subject to change without notice dependent on client’s requirements, additional hours and stock. Additional hours requested by the client by negotiation with the head bartender at the time of the event will be charged at the full hourly rate.

3.2 LATE PAYMENTS

Under no circumstances will late payments be accepted. If the client is unable to settle any invoices requested prior to an event, service(s) will not be carried out and a refund will not be provided.

Any payments required after services provided are subject to a 10% charge per calendar month overdue.

3.3 GLASSWARE & EQUIPMENT

Any glassware and equipment provided by Apéritif is on hire to the client. The client assumes full responsibility of said equipment and any breakages or losses not caused by Apéritif will be charged for and payable within 15 days of being notified. This will be charged at full retail price to replace or repair, proof of which can be provided if required.

3.4. WAIVERS

Apéritif may waive standard charges if a minimum bar spend is met, however this is at the supplier’s discretion and will be made known at the time of booking. Should any charges be waived, the following requirements will need to be met:

  • A minimum 3 hours of uninterrupted service
  • Guests may not bring their own alcoholic beverages
  • Another supplier of alcoholic beverages may not be present
  • Apéritif may not be requested to serve alcoholic beverages from another supplier
  • The client does not request the bar or equipment to be moved after being installed
  • The client must provide a 3-hour window prior to serving for set up and a 1.5-hour window after serving to remove equipment

Failing to meet these requirements will result in a labour charge being levied, the value of which will depend on the severity of the issue.

4. ADDITIONAL

Apéritif does not accept any responsibility for the overall success of an event.

The above conditions are subject to change at the discretion of Apéritif in part or in whole for one or more of its clients where Apéritif has grounds deemed necessary.

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