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MardiGrasHotelCasinoCateringPoliciesFUNCTIONROOMRESERVATIONSEATINGAllbanquetroomsareassignedonthenumberofanticipatedguestsandbasicrequirementsofthefunction.IfattendanceincreasesordecreasesoryourprogramchangesMardiGrasreservestherighttorelocateyourfunctiontoaroomappropriatetotheevent.Seatingforprivatefunctionswillbebasedonroomconfiguration.Roomdiagramsareprovideduponrequest.CANCELLATIONAnyfunctiondatescancelledwithinthirtydaysofthescheduledfunctiondatewillresultinforfeitureofdeposit.Anyfunctiondatescancelledwithinthreemonthsofthescheduledfunctiondatewillreceivea50refund.PAYMENTDEPOSITSAdepositof50oftheeventcostisrequiredattimeofbookingtoguaranteetheevent.Allcateringchargeswillbeonacashapprovedcheckorcreditcardbasis.100oftheestimatedcostofafunctionisdueandpayable3businessdaysinadvanceofthescheduledfunction.Anyremainingbalanceresultingfromadditionalchargesispayableattheendofthefunction.SERVICECHARGEAservicechargeof20plusapplicablesalestaxwillbeaddedtoallFoodBeverageitems.SECURITYTheHotelwillnotassumeresponsibilityfordamageorlossofanymerchandiseleftinthehotelorthemeetingroomspriortoorfollowingabanquetormeeting.Arrangementscanbemadeforsecurityofexhibitsmerchandiseordisplayitemspriortotheevent.Thehotelmayalsorequirecontractedsecurityandoracertificateofindemnityfromanapprovedproviderforcertainevents.FOODANDBEVERAGETheMardiGrasHotelCasinoprohibitsanyoutsidecateringoffoodandbeverageotherthanpreviouslyarrangedcorkageandceremonialcakes.Failuretoadheretothisstipulationwillconstituteamaterialbreachoftheentirecontractandmayresultinterminationoftheevent.Manyfunctionsarepresentedwithmultipleentreeselectionsthesemenusarebilledatthepriceofthehighestpricedentree.GUARANTEESPAYMENTAguaranteednumberoffunctionattendeesandpaymentforfunctionisdue3businessdaysinadvance.BusinessdaysbeingdefinedasMondaythroughFriday800a.m.-500p.m.Iftheguaranteeisnotreceivedtheoriginalcontractcountwillbeconsideredtheguarantee.TheMardiGrasHotelCasinohasanoversetpolicyof5forfunctionsupto300attendees3forfunctions300i.e.ifguaranteednumberedofscheduledattendeesis100peopleMardiGraswillprovideset-upandprovisionsfor105people310peoplesetfor320.FUNCTIONLENGTHTheMardiGrasHotelCasinosstandardsocialfunctionblockisfivehoursmaximum.Ifaclientwouldliketoexceedthislimitafeeof150.00perhourwillbeassessed.Thestandardlengthofabeveragefunctionisfourhours.BUFFETThestandarddurationofbuffetfoodserviceisonehour.Therewillbeanadditional75.00servicechargeforchef-attendedstationsi.e.carverspastastationsomeletbarsetc..Furthermoretheproductionofbuffetfoodsanddecorationsareintendedforthesatisfactionofthecontractedguaranteesduringthestandardfunctionperiod.ThereforeitisthepolicyoftheMardiGrasHotelCasinothatsurplusproductdeemedasleftoveristhepropertyoftheMardiGrasandisnottobeboxedorinanyotherwayremovedbytheclient.CEREMONIALCAKESTherewillbeastandard75.00cake-cuttingfeeforallceremonialcakesbroughtin.BARGUARANTEESA75.00perbarservicefeewillapplyif10perpersonisnotmetinbarsalesforastandardfour-hourbeveragefunction.Forexampleifyourfunctionisguaranteedfor30peoplethen300inbarchargesisexpectedforthe75feetobewaived.Ifcocktailwaitressserviceisdesiredthismaybearrangedat20perhourperserver.CORKAGEWineandchampagnemaybebroughtinwithpriorapprovalandthepaymentofacorkagefee.Corkagefee10.00per750mlbottleand18.00per1.5literbottle.PACKAGEHANDLINGFormalarrangementsmustbemadewiththereceivingdepartmenttosuperintendtheprocessofload-inandload-outofequipmentandmaterialstoandfromtheConferenceFloorahandlingfeeofupto250mayberequired.PackagesmustbeaddressedcoMardiGrasHotelCasinoattheaddressabove.Therewillbenochargeforpackagesweighinglessthan10lbsforthefirst5packages.A10perpackagefeewillbechargedforanythingover5packagesreceivedweighingunder10pounds.A10.00perpackagechargeforthoseboxesweighing10-50lbsa20.00perpackagechargeforthoseboxesweighing51-100lbsanda50.00perpackagechargeforthoseboxesweighingover100lbs.PleaseinformHotelifyouareshippingpackagessothatwemaybepreparedforreceipt.