Grand Geneva Wedding Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about our wedding services:
Q. How far in advance can we book our Wedding?
A. Sooner is always better. Most Couples make firm reservations between six months and one year in advance. We are happy to check availability for the date you have in mind.
Q. How much of a deposit is required?
A. 20% of the food and beverage minimum is required as a deposit during peak season and 10% of the food and beverage minimum is required as a deposit during off-peak season along with the signed contract.
Q. Are there any extra set up fees?
A. There are no hidden costs in our package price. All set up of tables, chairs and dance floor along with china, glassware, silverware, skirting and linens are included in our prices. Menu prices are subject to 22% service charge and 5.5% Tax.
Q. What type of linens, napkins and centerpieces are included?
A. We offer white tablecloths and white napkins on property. Other choices may be special ordered. Our skirting is plain white or white lace.
Q. How early will the Ballroom be available to set up the day of the Wedding?
A. The room is normally ready for your florist, band, or DJ to set up an average of 2 hours prior to the Reception.
Q. May we offer a choice of two Entrees to our guests?
A. Yes. We ask that you identify on your place cards which Entrée each guest ordered. For example, some Brides use a red dot for Beef and yellow dot for Chicken.
Q. Do you offer Children's meals or vegetarian options?
A. We have a special menu for younger guests that includes their favorites like chicken tenders, spaghetti and french fries. We also offer several vegetarian options based on your guest's dietary needs.
Q. Will we be able to taste the selections ahead of time?
A. Once your Wedding date has been confirmed, we will schedule a private tasting with our culinary staff. At this meeting you can taste the items that you have selected along with cake combinations and special wines.
Q. Can we bring in our own food and beverages?
A. No, the Grand Geneva will provide all food and beverages. We take pride in adhering to all Federal, State and Local regulations to ensure proper food preparation and beverage service. Exceptions are sometimes made for certain specialty items. Please contact the Catering Manager for further details.
Q. Do you offer any special guestroom rates for our Guests?
A. We would be happy to set up a special room block for your guests at a discounted group rate for the weekend of your Wedding. The Bride and Groom would receive a complimentary room the night of the Wedding.
Q. Can we have our Ceremony at the Resort?
A. We do have areas on our grounds that can be used for Ceremonies based on the time, number of guests and availability. There is an additional charge to have the Ceremony on-site.