|To assist you in your planning we have put together a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding your hall rental and catering. We hope this helps you in your planning process.
FAQ -We want to book your hall, what do we do?
To guarantee your booking date we require a $500 non refundable deposit. Rentals are booked on a first come first served basis, we cannot hold your date without the deposit. Call (905) 682-6531 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements to meet to place your deposit.
FAQ -Do you rent the hall for Stag & Does?
Yes, we would be happy to host your stag & doe. The LOWER BANQUET HALL is available for you weekdays Monday to Friday at a cost of $450 plus taxes, Saturdays and Sundays $550 plus taxes. The Upper Hall is available weekdays Monday to Friday $650 plus taxes, Saturdays and Sundays $850 plus taxes. If you book one of our halls for your wedding reception we will discount the stage & doe rental by $100.
FAQ -Can we bring our own food for our Stag & Doe?
You are welcome to bring your own food for your stag & doe. All food must be ready to serve. There are no kitchen facilities available. Of course we would be happy to work with you to provide a light late night buffet.
FAQ - How many people will your hall accommodate?
We have two halls for you to choose from. The UPPER BALL ROOM will accommodate from 120 to 320 guests. A$150 surcharge is added for any number of guests less than 150 people. The minimum rental and catering requirement is 120 guests.
The LOWER BANQUET ROOM will accommodate from 60 to 175 guests. A $100 surcharge is added for any number of guests less than 80 people. The minimum rental and catering requirement is 60 guests.
FAQ -Are there separate hall rental and menu costs?
Our menu price includes the hall rental. Also included in the price is the white table linen, linen napkins, wine glasses, water goblets and microphone rental. Also included in the cost is cleanup, all you need to do is take away items that you do not want thrown into the garbage at the end of the evening.
FAQ -Can we cater our own meal and just rent the hall?
We do not allow outside catering. Our excellent kitchen staff can provide you with any number of menu choices at reasonable prices.
FAQ -When can we come in to decorate the hall?
If the hall is not rented the day before your function, you are welcome to come in after 6:00 pm to decorate. If the hall is rented the day before your event you may come in 7:30 am the morning of your function.
FAQ -We plan to serve liquor, do we have to buy it from you?
We are one of the few halls that allow you to service your own bar. All you need is to purchase a liquor licence from your local LCBO outlet and you can supply your own liquor, wine and beer. All that we require is that our trained bar tenders serve the alcohol.
FAQ -Until what time are we allowed to stay?
Your hall rental is from 8:00 am to 2:00 am. If you are serving alcohol, the bar will close at 1:00 am and no more drinks are allowed to be served. Your guests are allowed to sit at their tables with their drinks until 1:45 am. After this time all alcoholic drinks must be cleared from the tables.
FAQ -Are we allowed to bring in home made wine?
Yes, you can bring your own home made wine providing the wine is listed on your liquor licence and the function is a "religious occassion, such as a wedding, christening, etc. Homemade wine or even the store bought wine can be placed on the table during supper and left on the table for a reasonable amount of time after supper. After the original wine has been consumed, any wine (home made or store bought) served during the evening must be dispensed by the glass from the bar.
FAQ -Do you supply the wine or water glasses?
We we supply the wine glasses and water goblets. They are included in the price.
FAQ -Do you charge a corkage fee for the bar?
We do not charge a corkage fee for the bar. You only pay for actual quantities of pop, mix, ice and plastic cups consumed.
455 Welland Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario
Tel: (905) 682-6531 or (905) 682-3044