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Service Charges, Taxes, Staffing & Labour Rates
FOOD AND BEVERAGE REGULATIONS
The Fairmont Empress will contract all food and beverage. The Hotel is responsible for the quality and freshness of the food served to its guests. Therefore, no food may be brought into the hotel from another source for consumption in our facilities.
The province of British Columbia Liquor Commission regulates all alcoholic beverage sales and service. The Hotel, as licensee, is responsible for the administration of these regulations. Therefore, no liquor, beer or wine may be brought into the Hotel from outside sources. All alcohol served in Function rooms must be purchased through the hotel liquor license.
SERVICE CHARGES & TAXES
Service Charge on Food & Beverage 15%
Government Sales Tax (GST) 5%
Taxable items include, but are not limited to; Food, Beverage, Labour, Function Room Rental, Miscellaneous Items (Flowers, Linens), AV, Function Accessories, Service Charge on Food & Beverage
Provincial Liquor Sales Tax (PST) 10%
Service staff are scheduled to accommodate meal times only. Should additional time be required for setup or meal service a charge of $50 per hour per staff member will apply. As a guideline, the Hotel allows:
2 hours for breakfast
3 hours for lunch or a reception
4 hours for dinner
Functions under 20 guests requiring a Server 100 PER EVENT
Changes to contracted room setup once room is set 35 PER HOUR PER STAFF
Charge for function setup if the space is required more than 1 hour before contracted meal service time 35 PER HOUR PER STAFF
Events on Canadian Statutory Holidays 60 PER HOUR PER STAFF
BAR LABOUR CHARGES
Should the minimum consumption of $500 per host or cash bar not be achieved, a bartender fee of $35 per hour (minimum of 4 hours) per bartender will be applied. Please note that a surcharge will apply for bartender.
Vegan: V | Vegetarian: VG | Nut Free: NF | Gluten Free: GF | Dairy Free: DF | Contains Dairy: D