Sterling Supper Club Membership Agreement

This CONTRACT AGREEMENT (“Contract”) is entered into by and between Sterling Events Hospitality, LLC, a Texas limited liability corporation (“Sterling”) and (“Member”), for the purposes contained herein. Both parties agree as follows:

  1. Definitions. Certain terms used in this Agreement are capitalized. Such terms will have the meanings set forth in the text of this Agreement.
  2. Additional Charges. The membership dues entitle the member to attend one club event per calendar month. Each event will include one serving of dinner and a welcome toast or cocktail. 
    1. Sterling Supper Club will charge members that attend more than one event per calendar month at the monthly rate of $55. 
    2. Cancellation notice. A Member may cancel attendance to any event provided that the Member gives notice to Sterling two business days prior to the event.
    3. Members can request to bring additional guests. If the guest is a nonmember, each guest will be charged a guest rate of $65 per person per event. 
    4. The member may purchase additional food and beverages beyond what is included with the membership.
    5. The member and guest rates for events vary. Any exceptions to the standard prices will be posted on the Sterling Supper Club website at https://www.sterlingsupper.club.
  3. Membership dues will be billed in advance according to the subscription period that was requested by the member. Additional charges may be paid in advance or can be paid during the event.
  4. Alcoholic Beverages. Member agrees, in accordance with Texas Law, all alcohol must be served by a TABC certified Sterling bartender and all TABC Regulations apply.
    1. NO other alcohol is allowed anywhere on the premises. If any Alcoholic Beverages are found to have been bought on premise, whether inside the Center or in the facility parking lot, Sterling reserves the right to terminate the membership without any financial compensation to the Member.
    2. Sterling reserves the right to refuse service of alcohol and/or ask any person to leave the premise if they are in any way perceived to place guests, employees or permits in legal jeopardy.
    3. Sterling will NOT serve alcoholic beverages to minors regardless of accompaniment of parent or guardian.
  5. Public Safety. Sterling retains the right to eject and remove, or cause Member to eject or remove, from the Center any person who is loud, boisterous, unprofessional, disorderly or discourteous, and Member waives and indemnifies and holds harmless Sterling, its agents, officers, employees, representatives and contractors from any and all claims for damages arising from such ejection or removal.
    1. Smoking and the use of other tobacco or vapor products (including e-cigarettes) inside the Center is strictly prohibited. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas at least 15 feet from any entrance to the Center.
    2. Sterling is not responsible for any lost or stolen items anywhere on the property, whether inside the Center or in parked vehicles.
  6. Parking. Sterling does not guarantee the availability of parking for members or visitors to the Center and are not responsible for and do not control other activities in the vicinity that may affect parking or access to the Center.
  7. VIII.Sterling will not be held responsible for any evacuations, losses or cancelations due to a “Force Majeure Event” and no refunds will be made to Member. A “Force Majeure Event” is defined as one or more of the following causes which renders the event impossible, impracticable or unsafe: fire, threat(s) or act(s) of terrorism, riot(s) or other forms of civil disorder in, around or near the Sterling Events Center, act of God, or any act, order, rule or regulation of any court, government agency or public authority.
  8. Indemnification. Member will protect, defend, indemnify and hold and save Sterling, and their officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and affiliates (individually, an “Indemnified Party” and collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless of, from and against all liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, claims, actions, suits, judgments, settlements, out-of-pocket costs, expenses and disbursements (including reasonable costs of investigation, and reasonable attorney's, accountants' and expert witnesses' fees) of whatever kind and nature (“Losses”), including without any limitation, by reason of copyright infringement, to the extent that any such Losses may be incident to, arise out of, or be caused, either proximately or remotely, wholly or in part, by an act, omission, negligence, or misconduct on the part of Member or any of its agents, servants, employees, contractors, patrons, guests, or invitees or any other person entering the Center with the express or implied invitation or permission of Member, or when any such Losses are the result, proximate or remote, of a breach by Member of this Agreement. Such indemnification will be effective unless such Losses result from the sole negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Indemnified Party. Sterling will give, or cause to be given, to Member prompt notice (and, in the case of third-party claims, copies of any related correspondence or pleadings) of any claim or proceeding asserted or commenced which might result in any Losses subject to indemnification pursuant to this Section. Sterling may participate in the legal defense of any such claim or proceeding and in the selection of counsel by Member to defend against such claim or proceeding. Any final judgment rendered against an Indemnified Party for any cause for which Member is liable hereunder will be conclusive against Member as to liability and amount upon the expiration of the time for all appeals.
  9. No Liability of Directors, Officers or Employees of Sterling. Member acknowledges and agrees that none of the directors, officers or employees of Sterling will have any liability for any breach by Sterling of its obligations hereunder and that Member will look solely to the assets of Sterling with respect to damages for any such breach.
  10. Parties’ Relationship. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, nor will be deemed to, constitute a partnership or joint venture between Member and Sterling, and Sterling will have no responsibility or liability to any third party in connection with Member’s actions.
  11. Term and Termination. The term of this Agreement will commence on the date of execution of this Contract by both parties. Either party may terminate this agreement at any time.
  12. General Provisions. This Agreement (including the Event Order) constitutes the entire contract between the parties hereto as to the subject matter hereof and no party will be liable or bound to the other in any manner by any agreements respecting the subject matter of this Agreement except as specifically set forth herein. This Agreement may not be amended except by an instrument in writing executed and delivered on behalf of each of the parties hereto. The terms and conditions of this Agreement will inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the respective successors and assigns of the parties hereto without relieving any assignor from liability hereunder. This Agreement will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. Any action or proceeding seeking to enforce any provision of, or based on any right arising out of, this Agreement may be brought against any of the parties in the courts of the State of Texas, County of Travis, or, if it has or can acquire jurisdiction, in the United States District Court sitting in Travis County, Texas, and each of the parties consents to the jurisdiction of such courts (and of the appropriate appellate courts) in any such action or proceeding and waives any objection to venue laid therein. Process in any action or proceeding referred to in the preceding sentence may be served on any party anywhere in the world. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which will be an original instrument, but all of such counterparts will constitute only one agreement of the parties.