Rochester Brides & Grooms Issue 52 November 2017 - May 2018 - Page 82

R eceptions Continued from Page 80 Church or Synagog ue by Private Home • Make sure the location will comfortably seat your guests. • Ask what type of fees and restrictions there are (for example, decorations, alcohol, caterers, music, etc...). : • Space: The home should be large enough to bi comfortably hold your guests. nF ox • Preparation Of Food/Beverage/Setup: A number Ph o to g of things will happen on your wedding day and you r a p hy.c o m do not want to have to worry about the food, beverages and setup. Therefore, if your budget can allow for a caterer it is highly recommended to leave it up to the professionals. • Parking: Make sure there is sufficient parking. • Bad Weather: If you are planning an outdoor wedding o L r i : a y n b d Er i n to .co make other arrangements in case there is bad weather p ho m (for example, to move inside of the private home or rent enclosed tents). • Restrooms: Make sure there are adequate restroom facilities and supplies. Wedding Packages • Call multiple places for their complete wedding packages. • Choices for the food service usually include sit-down, buffet or hor'dourves. • Beverage options may include open bar, cash bar, pay by the drink (set your budget for this), bring your own, beer and wine only, punch, coffee/tea and/or soda. Ro Continued on Page 84 82 Rochester Brides & Grooms