Catering is an exciting industry to be in. Your team works a wedding one day, a mixer another and a bar mitzvah somewhere in-between.
With no two events being the same, it’s important to have an invoice template that’s as flexible as your job is.
That’s where the FreshBooks Catering Service Invoice Template comes in. It fits any client and any gig so you know you can get paid on time, every time, without the hassle. Download the catering invoice template to get started.
Available in .DOC, .XLS, or .PDF., Google Docs and Google Sheets.
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Catering is a restaurant’s biggest ticket service, so you want it to go off without a hitch. The restaurant invoice template allows you to bill your guests and get paid the right way. Download now.
The Food Invoice Template allows you to easily itemize the food you’re serving. You can even add descriptions, which are especially handy for special orders. Then itemize the prices and list the total. Try it out now.
Catering is a fast-paced thrill of a job, but it’s more than just food service. To run and scale an effective business, it’s important to have systems set up to get paid. Efficient invoicing is an integral part of this.
Use the FreshBooks free catering invoice template to bill your clients and get paid so you can get back to doing what you love. Then keep the record on file for reference down the road (for accounting, payroll, taxes, etc.) The catering invoice sample lists the:
Accepted payment methods
All you have to do is customize it to fit your needs. Simple client billing is only one of the benefits of using a catering invoice template PDF. Others include:
Getting paid quickly with fast deliverability & payment options
Reminders of past-due balances so you never miss out
Staying organized during a busy events season
You get to invoice your clients for free
PDF and printer-friendly formatting
Easily accessible for taxes
How to Create a Catering Invoice
Creating your invoices is easy with the catering invoice template. Start by downloading the free template, then customize it to suit the client or gig.
The step-by-step instructions below will walk you through creating your first catering invoice:
Download the free catering invoice template from FreshBooks
Add your logo, font, colors and other branding materials for your business
Plug in your name, your business name (if applicable) and contact details to the top of the invoice
Outline food services provided, along with a description and price for each
Add the patron’s name and contact details
Fill in the “total” section of the invoice with the total billed
Specify the payment methods you accept
You can download the catering invoice template in Excel or catering invoice template in Word, as well as in Google Sheets.
Fill in what services you provided in the blank, customizable fields. Add a short description of each item. This helps your clients understand or remember what they ordered. It also helps justify the price, which you’ll fill in next.
Invoice Types for Caterers
There is not just one kind of restaurant and caterer, so naturally, there’s not just one type of catering invoice.
You may specialize in weddings, or be more interested in corporate mixers. That’s why you need an invoice type that fits both what you serve on the plate, and who you serve in the world. The various types of invoice templates for caterers include:
No matter what kind of catering service you provide, there’s a template for you.
Download the free catering invoice template and fill in the details. Each template includes blank fields for branding, itemized descriptions, prices and more. It only takes a few minutes to send a detailed, branded invoice.