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Reception Checklist

_____ Request for a wedding package.
_____ What is the facility rental fee?
_____ What equipment are included and/or excluded?
(example) Piano, dance floor, tables, chairs, table cloths, utensils, speakers, microphones, lighting, VCR players w/ TV screen, air condition, heater, kitchen facility.. (refer to budget guide)
_____ What is the room capacity ? for sit down - for buffet?
_____ What is the security deposit requirement? Refunds policy?
_____ What are the rules if any regarding decorations?Open Candle or (flame)? Flowers? Balloons? Photography? Video taping? Entertainment (Music Volume), Cleaning-up?
_____ Insurance requirements ? if any?
_____ Adequate parking? Valet service?
_____ Catering requirements? Is there a list to choose from? Can you bring your own Caterer? ( see Checklist for Caters)
_____ Are bar services provided, any bar minimums and requirements? Bartenders?
_____ What are the rental hours? Overtime charge per hour?
_____ Personnel overtime charge?
_____ Corkage Fee? Cake cutting charge? Extra charges for champagne glasses? Plates for wedding cake?
_____ Facility floor plan?
_____ Changing Rooms? Waiting Rooms?
_____ Discount for Weekdays rental versus weekend rental
_____ Is there a Catering manager? ? Their responsibilities?
_____ Security Services available? Safe Deposit Rental?
_____ Tables for signing in, cake display, gifts?
_____ Does the price include a private room, staff, Taxes and Gratuity?
_____ What is the set up time for decorations? Cake Delivery? Is Refrigeration available? Floral Delivery?
_____ When is the deadline for final guest count?
Suggestion: See Catering Checklist for menu questions Ask to see the following equipment: _____ Ballrooms ? confirm which room will be rented for your reception.
_____ Candles, Mirrors and other Decors
_____ Chair Covers and Saches ? See color selection
_____ Chairs
_____ Dance floor
_____ Gift receiving table and storage area for gifts
_____ Pictures of previous events ? if available
_____ Plates Table Cloths ? color selection if possible
_____ Tables
_____ Utensils

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