Frequently asked questions

I don't have a location yet, can I still book?

Please contact us when you have secured your venue.

Where are you located?

Based out of Columbia, SC., we pleasantly serve the greater Southeastern region and all 50 states.

Do you offer tastings?*

Yes! We will walk you through each course and you will taste each dish, giving you and your significant other opportunity to provide feedback. Keep in mind that if any of the dishes on your menu feature a main ingredient that is quite seasonal, we may not serve that specific dish at the tasting. *Tastings are only available for Catering, not Private Tables

What size events do you handle?

No event is too small or too large. Private Table for 2 or Catered affair for 200, we've got you covered.

Will I work with the same person throughout the entire planning process?

At 8WC we work as a team! You may have one or two main contacts for your event.

What is your specialty?

While we specialize in Southern comfort, we have the ability to execute your heart's desires. Simply specify your ideal menu in your formal inquiry.

Do you have a staff of waiters and bartenders to serve at events?

Yes! We have a fantastic team that has been recruited, trained, and vetted by us.

How much notice do you need?

Last minute requests are considered based on availability and are subject to additional fees. Our calendar fills up quickly, please book at your earliest convenience.

Can I rent linens, tables, chairs, glassware, etc through you?

We do not provide rentals, but partner exclusively with Now & Forever Events that can assist with rentals, event design, and coordination services.

Do you make desserts?

We offer a very limitted menu of bite sized sweets, inquire today! Know we partner with Gardenia's Custom Cakes & Catering for designer cakes and desserts.

I have a guest running late; will you wait for their arrival?

Service will begin no later than 10 minutes after the requested serve time**. Should a guest arrive thereafter they must wait until the next course is served; we will not interrupt the flow of service. **Later times can be accomodated, fees apply.

Do you have a recommendation on gratuity?

Although optional, 5-15% can be added to your final invoice & is always appreciated.

I have some changes, who do I contact?

Our preferred method of communiccation is email. Please email your last point of contact.

Where do you get your product from?

We partner with specific local vendors that supply our quality product.

Do you offer cake cutting services?

Yes! We will happily make your day easier.

Everything looks so good on the Private Table menu, I want to try it all!

Know that it is customary to have the same set menu for all guests when booking our Private Table experience. Chef Brittiney will accommodate your request for up to two(2) selections per course. Understand there will be an uptick in cost for labor and ingredients.

My venue does not have a kitchen, is that okay?

As a mobile catering company, a fully equipped kitchen with standard appliances- stove, oven, refrigerator, etc- is required to execute your affair with efficiency.

Are you insured?

8WC is fully licensed and insured. All staff is trained on proper food handling, bartenders are TIPS certified, and chefs are ServSafe certified.