Frequently Asked Questions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The following is a summary only. Detailed Information regarding each item is included in your contract.
CAN PACKAGES BE MIXED OR ALTERED? – Absolutely. Use these menus as a guide, for we know every event is unique and we can customize our menus to meet your needs.
CONFIRMED SPACE - Space is available on a first come first served basis and therefore, cannot be
confirmed without a signed contract.
DEPOSITS – 10% or $1,500, whichever is greater is required to hold space.
FINAL DETAILS – Typically are arranged not less than 30 days before your event.
FINAL GUARANTEE – Is due seven business days before your event.
FINAL PAYMENT - Is due three business days before your event by certified or cashier’s check or credit card. No personal checks can be accepted within 10 business days of the event.
INVITATION TIME – We are ready to receive guests at the time specified in your contract.
BANQUET CAPTAIN GRATUITY- Upon receiving extraordinary service, you may wish to leave an
additional tip for the Banquet Captain, an appropriate amount is from $25 up to 2%. If you do not receive extraordinary service, we want to hear about it.
MINIMUM GUARANTEE – Final bills will be the greater of either the final number of guests guaranteed 72 hours before your event or the minimum number guaranteed on your contract at the time of deposit.
OVERTIME CHARGES – Information is on the face of your contract regarding availability and price.
The following is a summary only.
Detailed Information regarding each item is included in your contract.
PARKING – Self-parking is always available and valet parking is quoted upon request for all other times.
ICE, BIRDSEED AND CONFETTI- cannot be thrown for safety reasons.
REHEARSAL –If arranged in advance and no other events are scheduled. We strongly suggest having your rotary, minister, or rabbi direct your rehearsal.
TABLE FAVORS, PLACE CARDS, AND OTHER PERSONAL ITEMS – We will be happy to place any reasonable amount of these items for you during the set up time of your event. Ask your Catering Manager for a favor list for your inventory. Fresh floral arrangements must be delivered during the setup time.
CAN I OFFER AN ENTRÉE CHOICE ON A SIT DOWN DINNER? – Yes up to two choices when we are given an entrée count seven days in advance of the event. This means asking your guests to specify their entrée preferences on the invitation response card, and giving us the totals for each entrée. If an entree choice of two or more items is given to your guests the amount of the higher priced entree will be charged for all entree choices
ARE THE GROUNDS AVAILABLE FOR MY PHOTOGRAPHY? – Yes. Our beautiful manicured golf course provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding photography.
WHO WILL BE HERE ON THE DAY OF MY EVENT? - We pride ourselves on personal service. The Catering Manager, the Executive Chef, will be there to work your event and make sure that your affair is a smashing success.
DOES COLONIAL CC HAVE A DRESS CODE? - Yes. It is expected that the guests will choose to dress in a fashion befitting the surroundings and atmosphere provided in the setting of the Club. Please ask theCatering Manager for a copy of our Dress Code Policy.