Banquet Catering Policy

For more information, please contact Kris Klay toll free at (888) 645-4522.

 

Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5 Slide 6 Slide 7

Slide 1

Slide 1

Slide 2

Slide 2

Slide 3

Slide 3

Slide 4

Slide 4

Slide 5

Slide 5

Slide 6

Slide 6

Slide 7

Slide 7

Banquet Policies

Please read the particulars of our wedding and banquet catering policy. For more information, contact Kris Klay toll free at (888) 645-4522.

 

  • Banquet Policies

    GUARANTEES, DEPOSITS and PAYMENT A Minimum Guaranteed Count of all banquet meals is required thirty (30) days prior to the event. The Minimum Guaranteed Count is the minimum number of people for which you are responsible for paying. An estimate will be prepared and your payment of half the estimate must be cleared fourteen (14) days prior to the event.

     

    A Final Guaranteed Count will be required fourteen (14) days prior to the event with any additions or adjustments to allow for proper planning and food preparation. A final estimate will be prepared based on your final guaranteed count; payment will be due (certified check, cash or credit card) a minimum of fourteen (14) days prior to the event. Your final bill will reflect any additions above and beyond the Final Guaranteed Count. All estimates and bills must be reconciled within twenty-four (24) hours after the event.

     

    A DEPOSIT of $1000 is due upon the booking of any event. A major credit card is required to be on file as well as the deposit to hold banquet and event space. All special orders for food and alcohol require prepay- ment and are non-refundable. All payments made are non-refundable unless special accommodations are made with you by your event professional. Personal checks are accepted for your minimum guaranteed count payment as well as certified check, cash or credit card. Any payment made fourteen (14) days prior or less to your event, must be paid by certified check, cash or credit card.

     

    AVAILABILITY, FEES, and ROOMS All deposits and pre-payments made are non-refundable upon booking and reserving banquet room space. Meetings and conferences may reserve rooms and surpass the below time guidelines to accommodate different needs and agendas. Contact your event professional to inquire about logistics.
     

    ROOM RENTAL

    BANQUET ROOM RENTAL RATE CAPACITY
    SMALL $100/HOUR 40
    MEDIUM $150/HOUR 80
    LARGE $200/HOUR 125

     

    REHEARSAL FUNCTIONS & OTHER SPECIAL FUNCTIONS Our dining room may be reserved anytime between 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM depending on availability with a two (2) hour maximum time slot except for on Fridays and Saturdays from June 1st to September 1st. Goodfellow's Italian Chophouse requires a non-refundable $200 rental fee (up to 50 people) to reserve the space in our dining room.


    LINEN, EQUIPMENT, GLASSWARE, and CHINA Goodfellow's Italian Chophouse provides stock white linens, skirting, equipment and china free of charge. Specialty linen can be obtained for an additional cost by your event professional. All linen is provided by BB and J Linen Company.


    ROOM SET UP, ROOM BREAK DOWN, and DECORATIONS All room set up and room break down are included within your room fee for your convenience. All other decorations may be brought in and will be your responsibility to set up and break down. If time permits, our staff will assist you in any way possible with the set up and breakdown of your decorations.


    SERVICE CHARGE, TAX, and BANQUET MENU PRICING A service charge of 20% will be added to your food and beverage charges to assist in compensating the service staff. A 6% state sales tax will also be applied to all food and beverage charges. Both charges will be added to your overall bill. All food and beverage pricing is subject to change based on reasonable increases in product costs.


    PLATED LUNCHEON/DINNER and SEATING/ROOM ARRANGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS In the event of a plated meal, we recommend a maximum of three (3) entree choices. All guaranteed entree selection pre-counts must be given fourteen (14) days in advance. All events must also provide each guest an escort card with the guests name and an indicator designating their entree choice. If assigned seating s being done by table number, we also recommend you put the table number on your escort card. The following indicators are recommended:


    B—Beef C—Chicken F—Fish V—Vegetarian P—Pasta K– Kid


    If multiple entrees of the same type are offered, please make us aware of your chosen indicator if it differs from the recommendations above.


    IMPORTANT INFORMATION All seating arrangements and special set up information should be given to your event professional one (1) week in advance. Escort cards should be provided in alphabetical order.


    ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS All music and D.J.'s must stop by 10:00 PM and no live bands are permitted. This is to accommodate the guests and services of those staying at Lake View Hotel.


    All food items must be supplied, prepared and served by Goodfellow's Italian Chophouse. No food or beverage will be permitted to be brought into or be taken from the hotel by the customer or any other customer's guest due to State and Local Health Regulations. The exception will be wine or champagne which is subject to a $25.00 corkage fee per bottle. Goodfellow's Italian Chophouse, as the licensee, is responsible for the administration of the sale and service of all the alcoholic beverages. All alcoholic beverages must be supplied and served by Goodfellow's in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan. Verification of legal age is required. Last call is thirty (30) minutes prior to the end of the event. No unattended bars will be permitted.