All clients renting the facilities will hold Third Degree, LLC, harmless in any and all occurrences arising from the use of the facilities under these term. All rental contracts are subject to approval by the administrative staff of Third Degree Glass Factory and may not be changed unless agreed to in writing by both parties.
RENTAL SERVICE TERMS
If more than 90 day out: One-third of the overall estimated cost will act as the reservation deposit and is due in order to reserve any date. This fee is non-refundable.
If less than 90 days out: One-half of the overall estimated cost will act as the reservation deposit and is due in order to reserve any date. This fee is non-refundable.
Third Degree cannot guarantee staffing, rentals, or special orders for events scheduled within a two week period.
Most rental packages include setup and removal of 60″ round dinner tables, 8ft and 6ft tables, tall and short cocktail tables and black chairs. Patio and outdoor furniture are included, as well as complimentary parking, lot attendant (unless otherwise noted), and facility manager. Third Degree’s sound system & handheld wireless microphone are included. The sound system is typically not sufficient for a DJ or Band.
Rental fees do not include setup or removal of client’s personal items and decor- unless ordered through Third Degree (glass centerpieces, linens, votives, etc …) Third Degree staff can set up decor for $125.00. All items brought in by the client (centerpieces, décor, etc.) must be removed at the close of the event unless otherwise agreed upon with Third Degree Management. If staff time is required to remove/wrap up items, the client will be billed at $50 per hour post-event.
Third Degree is not responsible for any personal items, decor, gifts, etc.. before, during or after the event. Third Degree is not responsible for any items left overnight. Gifts, personal items, and food are never allowed to stay overnight.
Linens are not included in a FULL facility rental fee, unless otherwise noted. Linens may be provided by Third Degree at an additional charge. You may also bring in your own linens or have your caterer do so. Whoever brings in linens is in charge of delivery, placement, and getting them off tables at the end of the event.
All events must end by 10:00 PM Sunday-Thursday and 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday.
Third Degree is a non-smoking facility.
Third Degree does not provide technicians for events. The client is welcome and encouraged to perform an A/V run-through at least one week prior to the event. The use of slide shows, video presentations and PowerPoints are allowed. The client may check with the event manager to ensure compatibility with our equipment.
Client takes full responsibility of their well being when opting to use Third Degree’s High Jacker to hang items from the ceiling. Client agrees that Third Degree will not and cannot be held accountable or responsible for any injury sustained during the use of the High Jacker.
No rice, confetti, chewing gum, silly string, wheat or birdseed in the building. Glitter and feathers will require an additional cleaning fee. Only non-drip candles in votives or hurricanes/bell jars allowed. Exposed flame is not allowed- candle sticks, small candles in metal cups, etc….
Children are the sole responsibility of the client and their guests.
BEVERAGE SERVICE TERMS
By order of the City of St. Louis, ALL beverage service must be provided by Third Degree. OUTSIDE LIQUOR is NOT ALLOWED unless discussed in advanced.
Third Degree provides all beverage service at our facility. Pricing includes one bartender for every 75-100 guests, RECYCLABLE PLASTIC CUPS, setup and service by our bartending staff. Bar pricing is based on TIME. If more or less time is preferred, pricing will be adjusted accordingly.
Additions and Substitutions. $50 for each wine sub and $150 for each beer substitution. All requests must be made 30 days prior to the event. Client to pay the difference per case and a minimum $100 in admin fees. Additions: no charge. Client to pay for all additions in advance and take any unconsumed product at the close of the event. Corkage for super special (outside) liquor or wine (up to 6 bottles) is $15.00.
Additional options including champagne, coffee, glassware, and signature cocktails are available for an additional fee. See below for pricing. Signature cocktail pricing is based per drink.
Gratuity is 21% and will be billed on all beverage packages. Gratuity is NOT taxed. All packages are subject to a 8.679% sales tax.
Any caterer not on the Preferred Caterer’s List must submit a Caterer’s Agreement no earlier than 30 days prior to my event and will submit a $300 kitchen fee. Caterers are responsible for all food service, including setting of tables, serving, releasing, and busing.
Rental of Third Degree does not include table service. THIRD DEGREE DOES NOT PROVIDE WAITSTAFF OR BUSSERS.
In 2018 a $300.00 fee will be charged to any client using a caterer not on our preferred list, that’s never worked at Third Degree or bringing their own food. All caterers must sign a catering agreement.
ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCES TERMS
There is a $50 fee for booking an activity or demo within 14 days. $100 within 7 days.
If a demo or activity is cancelled less than 14 days prior to an event the fee is 50% of the total cost. If less than 7 days, the fee is 100% of the total cost.
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION
Accounts not paid in full by due date may be subject to a $10 per day late fee. All payments made within 10 days of the event, must be paid with a cashier’s check.
All or a portion of the client’s $300 Security Deposit may be obtained by Third Degree in the event that the facility is not left adequately clean or if damage of any kind has been done to the building including but not limited to: floors, walls, plumbing, windows, or glass artwork.
All payments are non-refundable.
NON-PERFORMANCE BY THIRD DEGREE GLASS FACTORY
If, for any reason beyond Venue’s control, including but not limited to strikes, labor disputes, accidents, acts of government, acts of God, force majeure, labor difficulties, fire or other causes, Third Degree is not able to perform its obligation under this Agreement and shall be executed from and have no liability for damage of any nature, including but not limited to, consequential damages, incidental damages, special damages, compensatory damages, general damages, and damages arising from negligence. Customer shall be entitled to the immediate return of the deposit and other payments if the event is not rescheduled.