UW-Platteville Wedding Guide
An informative guide on planning the most memorable day of your life!
CATERING AND EVENT P•L•A•N•N•I•N•G Congratulations! We would like to congratulate you on your engagement and upcoming wedding! We understand this is one of the most important days of your life and are thrilled you are considering the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to play a part in your special day. The university offers exquisite facilities and tantalizing cuisine that your guests will talk about long after the celebration. Whether your occasion is a plated dinner or a buffet, we understand that teamwork is the key to executing a flawless affair. Our event planning is designed to simplify the decisions for this once-in-a-lifetime event. We will guide you through the entire planning process from selecting your room and set-up, choosing decorations, designing the perfect menu and recommending local vendors best suited for your day. We believe this special time should be filled with excitement, fun and anticipation of a dream come true. Please feel free to call our dedicated, professional staff to assist you with any questions that may arise as you move forward with your plans. Once again, congratulations and best wishes as you embark on your journey. UW-Platteville Catering Services 608.342.1249 UW-Platteville Event Management and Reservations 608.342.1451 email@example.com 1 BANQUET FA C I L I T I E S Robert I. Velzy Commons Reception Total package rate: $950 *Pricing may be adjusted annually In order to assist you as you plan your wedding reception, Student Centers and Dining Services have developed a wedding reception package to meet most couples’ needs. • Use of Velzy Commons for up to eight hours on the day of your reception, typically 4 p.m. to midnight • Banquet facility with elevated head table, dance floor, registry table, gift table, cake table and any additional display tables as needed and space allows • Professional staff support and coverage for your reception • State-of-the-art audio and video equipment, portable television, DVD Blueray units, easels and wireless microphones included • In-house catering services with built-in bar • Free parking in university lots, as well as street parking • In-house decoration services; some centerpiece items available • Professional staff along with white balloons to mark the entrance into the hall and greet your guests as they arrive • A complimentary beverage station including iced tea, water and Starbucks® coffee are available all night • Help with load out of all gifts and decorating items at the end of the evening A non-refundable security deposit of $500 is required at the time of your reservation and will be credited toward your facility cost. Room Reservations Make your room reservations at the earliest possible date. Reservations may be made up to 18 months in advance, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling the reservations coordinator at 608.342.1451. All wedding receptions on the UW-Platteville campus must use UW-Platteville Catering Services. Please contact UW-Platteville Catering Services at 608.342.1249 to arrange your food and beverage needs. 3 Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery Ceremony Total package rate: $350 *Pricing may be adjusted annually • Use of Nohr Gallery for four hours • Use of and set up of up to 200 chairs • Two rooms to be utilized as dressing rooms • State-of-the-art equipment including microphones and keyboards • Professional event staff present to help you with any needs Rehearsal Dinner Total package rate: $200 *Pricing may be adjusted annually • Use of Nohr Gallery or University Rooms for up to four hours • Banquet tables with either white or ivory table cloths and a variety of colored napkins • Use of available centerpiece and decoration items • Full portable bar • Professional staff to help you with any needs 4 C AT E R I N G University of Wisconsin-Plattevilleâ€™s Catering Services can customize any menu to meet your wedding day needs. The following menus in the guide have been provided as a starting point. Contact the Catering Services office at 608.342.1249 after you have made your room reservations. Menu confirmation is suggested a minimum of four weeks in advance to ensure the menu items. After menus have been arranged, you will receive a Catering Services contract. Service includes silverware, glassware, china and in-stock liners. Menu Prices Effective to change July 1, 2012 and subject to change due to market fluctuations and availability. Food and Beverage Carry-out Policy Food and beverages will not be allowed to be brought in for any catered event. The only exception is wedding cakes and edible favors. Also, in observance of food, health and safety regulations, groups are not permitted to take home leftover food. Guarantee A firm guarantee of the number of guests attending the event must be given to the catering manager five business days prior to the event. Business days are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tax A 5.5 percent sales tax applies. Decor Decorations Our in-house design team can decorate your reception. Use your own decorations or use ours. We will decorate your head table, cake table and book table with lights and tulle according to your wishes, and at no charge. If you choose to use your own decorations, our catering office will inform you of our guidelines and policies, and be happy to assist you in the set-up of these decorations. 6 Linen Service White or ivory linen napkins and tablecloths will be used on all food tables and all banquet tables at no charge. Specific colors of napkins or tablecloths are available upon request and pricing will vary. Ivory table skirting available at an additional charge. Centerpieces Event staff will setup, break down and help load out. Formal Dinner Reception PLATED DINNER Includes: salad, crusty baquettes, starch and vegetable Roast Prime Rib with Au Jus $28.95 per guest Pan Seared Salmon with Dill Sauce $23.95 per guest Roasted Red Pepper Stuffed Pork Tenderloin $22.75 per guest Sirloin Steak $21.75 per guest Parmesan Encrusted Chicken Breast with Tomato Basil Sauce $20.95 per guest Stuffed Chicken Breast with Prosciutto and Mozzarella $20.95 per guest Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Cream Sauce $19.95 per guest Feta and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast $19.95 per guest Sliced Roast Beef with a Mushroom Sauce $19.95 per guest Vegan Thai Peanut Noodle Bowl $18.95 per guest 7 Formal Dinner Reception BUFFET DINNER $19.95 per guest 2 salad selections, 2 entree selections, vegetable and starch, crusty baguettes and butter and beverages Salad Selection Caesar Tossed Green with Dressing Sour Cream Potato Broccoli Raisin Vegetable Rotini Coleslaw Pasta Ranch Crunchy Cabbage Seasonal Fruit Salad Entree Selection Roast Chicken Orzo Pasta with Tomato Basil Fried Chicken Sliced Roast Beef Grilled Chicken Breast with Assorted Sauce Honey Glazed Ham Salisbury Steak Baked Fish Fried Fish Tortellini Marinara Vegetable Lasagna Fettuccine Alfredo Vegetables Riviera Blend Green Bean Almondine Corn Honey Glazed Carrots Steamed Broccoli Seasonal Chefs Choice Starch Garlic Mashed Regular Mashed with Gravy Herb Roasted Baby Reds Twice Baked Baked Rice Pilaf with Craisins and Almonds Beverages Milk Water Iced Tea 8 Reception Enhancements Enhance your buffet dining experience with a chefâ€™s action station. These stations are in addition to the buffet dinner and may not be purchased seperately. CHEF CARVED STATIONS $100 set-up fee Includes silver dollar rolls, whipped butter and complimentary condiments Herb Encrusted Roast Prime of Beef $9.75 per guest Oven Roasted Turkey Breast $2.75 per guest Honey Mustard Glazed Ham $2.25 per guest Roasted Inside Round of Beef $2.25 per guest MASHED POTATO BAR $2.75 per guest Served in a wine or martini glass Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes Shredded Cheese Sour Cream Green Onions Mushroom Demi-Glaze 9 Hors dâ€™Oeuvres COLD Priced per 50 pieces, unless stated otherwise Crab Salad in Puff Pastry $59.70 Ham Salad in a Puff Pastry $46.10 Salami Cornets with Cream Cheese $34.70 Bruschetta $28.90 Cocktail Rye with Cucumbers $27.70 Homemade Tri-color Tortilla Chips and Salsa $15.99 per pound Pretzels $5.95 per pound Potato Chips $4.95 per pound Homemade Onion Dip $4.95 per pound All trays available in Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large Small 30-40 people Medium 60-70 people Large 80-100 people Extra Large 120-150 people Seasonal Fresh Fruit Tray Small $51.80, Medium $103.60, Large $129.50, Exra Large $194.25 International Cheese and Cracker Tray Harvati, Brie, Goat Cheese, Canibae Small $47.80, Medium $95.60, Large $119.50, Extra Large $179.25 Wisconsin Cheese and Sausage Tray Small $45.00, Medium $90.00, Large $112.50, Extra Large $168.75 Wisconsin Cheese and Cracker Tray Small $43.80, Medium $87.60, Large $109.50, Extra Large $164.25 Fresh Crudite Tray with Dill Dip Small $35.80, Medium $71.60, Large $89.50, Extra Large $134.25 10 HOT Priced per 50 pieces, unless stated otherwise Coconut Chicken Tenders $67.90 Pork or Vegetable Egg Rolls with Sweetâ€™nâ€™Sour Sauce $59.90 Mini Vegetable Studel $59.90 Seafood or Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms $57.10 Stuffed Potato Jackets $55.10 Crab Rangoons $53.10 Teriyaki, BBQ or Spicy Chicken Wings $50.90 Black bean Empanadas $45.90 BBQ, Swedish or Marinara Meatballs $37.70 Water Chestnuts Wrapped in Bacon $29.80 BBQ Wieners $18.90 Hot Artichoke Dip with Pita Chips $10.90 per pound (3 lb. min.) Late Night Specialties Mini Cheddarwursts (with condiments) $110 per 40 Mini Brats (with condiments) $100 per 40 Mini Chicago-Style Hot Dogs (with condiments) $96 per 40 Mini Burgers (with condiments) $96 per 50 Jr. Bun Sandwiches (with condiments) $19.90 per dozen Pizza Buffet 8 slices per pizza $12.99 for 1 topping Pepperoni, cheese, sausage, mushroom, canadian bacon $14.99 for specialty Supreme, veggie deluxe, hawaiian, cheeseburger Nacho Bar Includes tri-color chips, taco meat, nacho cheese, salsa, sour cream and black olives $3.50 per guest (min. 50 people) 11 Specialty Station FONDUE FOUNTAIN $250 Feeds approximately 200 guests Chocolate White, dark or milk Includes: Seasonal fruit, pretzel rods and marshmallows Beer Cheese Includes: Homemade tri-color tortilla chips, pretzel rods and seasonal vegetables Caramel Includes: Pretzel rods, angel food cake and apples 12 Bar Services No additional charge for bartenders Customized cash tabbed or drink tickets to fit your needs Bar closes one hour prior to end of the event Bartenders reserve the right to check IDs at point of sale No shots or pitchers SIGNATURE DRINKS A specialty cocktail is a great way to show guests your personality and uniqueness. Whether itâ€™s based on your or your spouseâ€™s favorite drink or it fits into your color or design theme, we can help create the perfect personal touch to your event. BEER A separate beer station will be set up for receptions over 100 You may choose two beer selections $200 per half barrel Bud Light Miller Genuine Draft Miller High Life Miller Lite Busch Busch Light Coors Light $250 per half barrel Spotted Cow Blue Moon Other domestic and imported beers available upon request (prices may vary) WINE House $21.90 per bottle Chardonnay Merlot White Zinfandel Cabernet Other Riesling $24.25 per bottle Pinot Grigio $24.25 per bottle Other types of wine available upon request, must be purchased by the case $5 corkage fee per bottle for wines brought in CHAMPAGNE Asti $27.25 per bottle Verdi $21.90 per bottle Sparkling Apple Cider $9.95 per bottle BEVERAGES Goldenrod Punch $12.10 per gallon Cranberry Crush Punch $12.10 per gallon Lemonade $10.50 per gallon SODA Unlimited soda for your guests for the evening $90 13