Rochester Brides & Grooms May - November 2017 Issue #51 - Page 82

R eceptions Continued from Page 78 Church or Synagog ue 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. o r l i a : n • Parking: Make sure there is sufficient parking. y d er i n. to b com pho • Bad Weather: If you are planning an outdoor wedding make other arrangements in case there is bad weather (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. Continued on Page 82 80 Rochester Brides & Grooms