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Timeless elegance and tradition


Welcome

Whether you’re planning the wedding you’ve always dreamed of for a small intimate group of friends and family or a large grand reception, our exquisitely designed and elegant ballroom offers a distinct and private setting. Our picturesque gazebo with its manicured garden is perfect for outside ceremonies and photographs. Our experienced wedding consultants can help you create the wedding of your dreams. From your favors to the wedding cake you have envisioned, we will be able to help you with every detail. You will be treated to savory cuisine prepared by our culinary professionals, while our trained staff will graciously tend to your every need. The Berkeley Plaza staff is confident we can fulfill all of your expectations and assist you in planning the most important day of your life. We know that your experience at The Berkeley Plaza will far exceed your expectations.

735 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Phone: 908 464 0300 Fax: 908 464 1770

www.berkeleyplaza.com email: berkeleypl@aol.com


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Grand Wedding Reception Cocktail Hour Butler Style Hors D’Oeuvres Passed on Silver Platters with White Glove Service - All Included

Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp Scallops & Bacon Asparagus Wrapped in Pastry Fresh Mozzarella, Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes Assorted Bruschetta Franks in Pastry Shell

Stuffed Clams Casino Shrimp Wrapped in Potato Sesame Chicken Skewers Potato Pancakes Beef Tips & Fresh Vegetable Skewers Stuffed Mushrooms

Hot Mixed Grill Served from Silver Chafing Dishes 100 Guests Please Select 6 Please Select 1 Additional per 25 Guests

Chicken Carbonara

Seafood Saint Jacque

Chicken Sautéed with Pancetta in a Light Cheese Sauce Served Over a Bed of Bow Tie Pasta

Assorted Seafood in a Light White Wine Sauce Accompanied by Rice Pilaf

Cavatelli & Broccoli

Beef & Vegetable Stir Fry

Cavatelli Sautéed with Garlic & Olive Oil Tossed with Fresh Broccoli Florets and Romano Cheese

Filet of Beef Tips with Asian Style Mixed Vegetables in a Garlic Ginger Sauce

New Zealand Mussels

Italian Sausage and Peppers

Mussels Sautéed in a Tomato Basil Sauce

Hot and Sweet Italian Sausage with Grilled Onions and Peppers

Filet Mignon Tips & Mushrooms

Fried Calamari with Spicy Marinara

Fillet Tips Sautéed with Crimini Mushrooms in a Burgandy Wine Sauce

Lightly Dusted and Crispy Fried Calamari

Homemade Pierogies

Seafood Paella Valencia

Potato Filled Pierogies Served with Sautéed Onions and Sour Cream

Assorted Shellfish Mixed with Saffron Rice

Fresh Stuffed Rigatoni

Thinly Sliced Eggplant Filled with Ricotta Cheese Topped with Tomato Sauce and Cheese

Eggplant Rollantine

Your Choice of Cheese Filled with Pomadoro Sauce or Spinach with Alfredo Sauce

Zuppa de Clams

Chicken Savoy

Fresh Clams in a Blend of Tomato and White Wine Butter Sauce

Chicken Marinated in a Balsamic Vinagarette with Artichoke Hearts, Olives, Peppers & Onions

Cold Antipasto Display All Included

Roasted Red Peppers Chilled Broccoli Rabe Stuffed Cherry Peppers Seafood Salad

Domestic & Imported Cheeses Marinated Grilled Vegetables Tri-Color Pasta Salad Plum Tomato & Mozzarella Salad Marinated Mushroom and Artichoke Salad

Pepperoni Sopressata Assorted Olives Focaccia Bread


Chef Attended Stations To Continue your Culinary Journey. . .Please Select 2 Stations

Mashed Potato Station Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes Served in Martini Glasses Accompanied by Guest Choice of Cheddar Cheese, Chives, Bacon Bits, Butter, Broccoli Florets and Gravy

Mediterraean Station Hummus, Taboulli, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Stuffed Dolma and Pita Bread

Pasta Station Imported Rigatoni with Broccoli Rabe & Sausage and Farfalle Sautéed with Tomato and Basil Pesto

Pulled Pork Station Shredded Pork Served with Fried Plantains, Chipata Bread and Soft Flour Tortillas

Scampi Station Gulf Shrimp Sautéed with Garlic Butter and White Wine with a Splash of Fresh Lemon

Slider Station Mini-Burger Station with all the Fixings to Make a Great Burger Accompanied with Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Relish, Ketchup and Pickles

Southwestern Station Flour Tortilla Fajitas Made to Order - Grilled Chicken with Onions and Peppers Served with Sour Cream, Salsa and Guacamole

Carving Station (Your Choice of One Meat Carved to Order)

Hand Carved Smoked Ham, Corned Beef Brisket, Fresh Whole Boneless Turkey, Glazed BBQ Beef or Roast Loin of Pork

Wok Station Stir-Fry of Fresh Vegetables Served with Your Choice of Shrimp or Thinly Sliced Chicken in a Light Teriyaki Sauce Accompanied by Fried Rice

Sports Bar Station Favorite Bar Finger Foods for all your Sports Fans

Additional Stations *Hot Dog Cart

New York Style Hot Dog Cart Accompanied by all the Toppings: Sauerkraut, Relish, Mustard and Ketchup

*Asian Station Hand Rolled Seaweed Wrapped Assorted Sushi with Dim Sum Accompanied by Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Ginger and Chopsticks

*New Zealand Baby Lamb Chops Roasted Lamb Chops Served Butler Style

*Raw Seafood Display Jumbo Shrimp, Cocktail Claws, Clams and Oysters Served on a Bed of Crushed Ice with Cocktail Sauce and Lemons

*Smoked Fish Display Smoked Salmon, White Fish and Smoked Mackerel Garnished with Capers, Onions, Chopped Eggs and Lemon Wedges

*Whole Roasted Pig *Wine & Cheese Station Your Selection of Fine Wines Served with an Assortment of Imported and Domestic Cheeses and Fresh Fruit Display *Denotes Additional Charge


Main Course Reception Appetizers (Please Select One)

Cream of Wild Mushroom Bisque

Sliced Cantaloupe with Proscuitto

Chef’s Secret Recipe

Seasonal Melon with Thinly Sliced Prosciutto

Minestrone Soup

Tortellini en Brodo

A Hearty Mix of Vegetables and Pasta

Cheese Filled Tortellini in a Vegetable Broth

Fresh Fruit Fantasy

Penne with Vodka Sauce

Medley of Fresh Melon, Pineapple and Berries Sprinkled with Coconut

Imported Penne in a Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce

Salads

(Please Select One)

Classic Caesar Salad Crisp Romaine Lettuce with a Tradional Caesar Dressing Topped with Multi-Grain Croutons

Fresh Garden Salad Assortment of Fresh Greens with Sliced Olives and Garlic Croutons Tossed in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mesclin Salad Mixed Field Greens with Walnuts, Mandarin Orange Slices, and Goat Cheese Lightly Tossed in Raspberry Vinaigrette

Entrées

(Choice of Three- Tableside)

Herb Roasted Chicken Breast Pan Seared Chicken Breast Served with Choice of One Sauce Portobello Marsala Sauce or Tarragon and Wild Mushroom Sauce Accompanied by Wild Rice or Duchess Potato

Chicken Francaise Lightly Egg Battered and Sautéed Breast of Chicken Finished with a White Wine and Lemon Butter Sauce

Sole Oreganata Fresh Broiled Sole Encrusted in Italian Bread Crumbs Finished with Herb Butter

Filet of Fresh Broiled Salmon Fresh Dill Butter or a Light Teriyaki Glaze

Roast Prime Rib of Beef au Jus Chateaubriand Bordelaise Sliced Tenderloin of Beef Finished with a Rich Mushroom and Red Wine Sauce

Vegetarian Dinners Also Available Surf and Turf (Additional Charge) All Dinner Selections are Complimented with Duchess Potato and Medley of Fresh Sautéed Julienne Vegetables Hot Garlic Cheese Bread and Dinner Rolls


The Final Touch Three Tiered Wedding Cake Included

Served with your Choice of One Additional Dessert

Deluxe Pastry Sampler Italian Cookies Tartuffo Vanilla Ice Cream *Not Included with Venetian Table

Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee and Regular & Herbal Tea Also Included for your Guests Pleasure

International Coffee Station Authentic Espresso and Cappuccino Bar included with After Dinner Cordials

Additional Sweet Endings *Venetian Cake Display

An Assortment of Cakes, Italian Cookies, Miniature French & Italian Pastries

*Deluxe Venetian Table A Decadent Display of Cakes, Italian Cookies, and Miniature French and Italian Pastries, Fantasy Fruit Cocktail, Tiramisu, Mousse, Chef Attended Station of Banana Foster with Vanilla Ice Cream, and A Chocolate Fountain

*Butler Style Desserts Big treats in small bites, Great ending for an unforgettable evening ! Assortment of Mini Spoon Desserts Passed Butler Style

*Chocolate Fountain A Flowing Curtain of Warm Chocolate served with Strawberries, Bananas, Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Cookies, and Pretzels

*Cheese Cake Station A Luscious Display of Cheesecakes with an Assortment of Toppings

*Candy Buffet Table An Assortment of Candies for Your Guest to Enjoy at the Moment or to Take for the Ride Home

Grand Wedding Package $_____ Plus 15% Service Charge and NJ Sales Tax

Package Includes 5 Hour Open Bar Premium Brand Liquors Champagne Toast Private Bridal Room *Denotes Additional Charge


Suggested Services Accommodations Courtyard Marriott • 732-805-3815 Murray Hill Inn • 800-688-7474 • 908-665-9200

Bakery Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe • 908-232-4149

Disc Jockey Be Our Guest Entertainment, Inc. • 1-800-275-3279 DTM Productions • 888-462-4335 Paul Anthony Entertainment • 908-497-1117 Paul G Events • 973-763-5605

Florist Conroy’s Florist • 973-267-8662 Flowers by Addalia’s • 908-486-1347

Limousine Service Limos Unlimited, Inc. • 908-580-1111

Photography Avalon Studios Photo and Video • 732-248-8801 JF Photography Studio • 908-709-1797

Videography Villano Visions • 732-388-5551 Avalon Studios Photo and Video • 732-248-8801 JF Photography Studio • 908-709-1797

The above products and services are listed for your convenience in completing your wedding/banquet plans. We believe them to be of the utmost quality, we cannot, however, accept responsibility for the same.

Photos Courtesy of: JF Photography Studio • Avalon Studios Photography & Video Lifetyme Photography & Video • By The Sea Photography Diamond Productions • Bella Pictures


Tipping Tips Planning, Organization and Executing a Wedding is an amazing coordination of efforts by all people involved; the bride and groom, the parents and all of the vendors. Although many services require or suggest a tip percent or amount, many leave it up to your discretion. If you are happy with the service you’ve been receiving, here are some guidelines for gratuities! u

As a general rule, if you hired a specific person from a company, then tip them. If you hired the actual proprietor, then don’t feel obligated.

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Delivery and Security people $5 -$10 each.

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Hair and Make-up Services - 15 - 20% of the bill.

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Chauffeurs - 15 - 20% of the total bill.

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Valets - .50 per guest.

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Attendants - .50 per guest.

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Photo and Video - 10% of the total bill to split with their crew.

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DJ/Musicians - $20 - $25 each.

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Bartenders - $20 - $40 each.

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Wait Staff - $20 each (maitre d' distributes)

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Maitre d’/Banquet Manager -$2 -$3 per guest in addition to the service charge.

Before your wedding, calculate the amount you will tip, place it in envelopes and let a trusted friend or member of the bridal party distribute them discreetly.


Limos Unlimited, Inc. “Arrive in Style” Weddings • Theaters Special Occasions

Proms • Casinos Corporate Accounts

Office: (908) 580-1111 • Fax: (908) 322-2006 P.O. Box 158 • Gillette, NJ 07933


Visit our Website for Pricing Information and Online Demos! 732-388-5551 info@villanovisions.com www.villanovisions.com

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We Are Delighted To Bring You The Finest In t Wedding Cake t t Viennese Tables t t Pastries & Danish t Together With The Excellence In Catering The Berkeley Plaza Has To Offer To Make Your Special Day Complete

Wedding & Party Cake Specialists

908-232-4149 101-3 EAST BROAD STREET • WESTFIELD, NJ


Be Our Guest Entertainment Professional Disc Jockeys "The Perfect Compliment To Your Berkeley Plaza Experience"

For More Information On Our DJ Packages Call:

1-800-275-3279 www.beourguestdjs.com


Directions to The Berkeley Plaza

Directions Traveling West on Route 22 Pass McDonalds on the right. Take exit for Route 78/Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Berkeley Heights, New Providence exit. (Bonnie Burns Road which later turns into Plainfield Avenue). At the fifth traffic light, take a left onto Springfield Avenue. The Berkeley Plaza is 1/2 mile down the road on the right. Directions Traveling East on Route 22 Pass Sears/Terril Road on the right. Take exit for Route 78/Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Berkeley Heights, New Providence. Then take immediate right for Route 78/Berkeley Heights, New Providence. Go over overpass and take a left at the light. (Bonnie Burns Road which later turns into Plainfield Avenue). At the fourth traffic light, take a left onto Springfield Avenue. The Berkeley Plaza is a 1/2 mile down the road on the right. Directions Coming From NJ Turnpike, Routes 1 & 9, Newark Airport Area Route 78 West (Clinton). If in local lane, always bear to the left, to exit 43 (Berkeley Heights and New Providence exit). At exit bear right onto Diamond Hill Road which turns into Union Avenue to end (approximately 2 miles). At stop sign, make a left onto Springfield Avenue. Go through two traffic lights, The Berkeley Plaza is 1/4 mile on the right. Directions From George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel & Points North Parkway South to Exit 142 to Route 78 West. Then follow directions from NJ Turnpike/Newark Airport. Directions Coming From Morristown Take South Street to 287 North to Route 24 East. Traveling East on Route 24 approximately 9 miles to Route 78 West. Then follow the directions from NJ Turnpike/Newark Airport. Directions Coming From Basking Ridge & Bernardsville Area Route 287 South Exit 30A (North Maple Avenue). Go straight approximately 1 mile. Bear left onto South Maple Avenue and continue 2-1/2 miles to blinking light (church on right). Continue straight (slightly left) onto Long Hill Road. Go 1-1/2 miles to stop sign. Turn right on Central Avenue. Go over railroad tracks and you are now on Main Street. Go until traffic light and make a left onto Valley Road. Straight on Valley Road through four lights (approximately 2-1/2 miles). Berkeley Plaza is on the left side. Directions Coming From Shore Points, Woodbridge & New Brunswick Area Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 142, (stay to the right before the exit) to Route 78 East one exit (#54). Follow signs to 78 West. Traveling west on 78 to exit 43, Berkeley Heights and New Providence. At exit bear right onto Diamond Hill Road which turns into Union Avenue to end (approximately 2 miles). At stop sign, make a left onto Springfield Avenue. Go through two traffic lights, The Berkeley Plaza is 1/4 mile on the right. Directions From Pennsylvania, Clinton & Areas West Take Route 78 East to exit 40. Turn left after exiting and go approximately 1 mile to a four-way stop. (Blinking red light) Continue straight (slightly left) to first light. Turn right onto Valley Road. Go one mile. Berkeley Plaza is on the left side.

735 Springfield Avenue • Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 908-464-0300 • Fax 908-464-1770 www.berkeleyplaza.com email: berkeleypl@aol.com


735 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Phone: 908 464 0300 Fax: 908 464 1770

www.berkeleyplaza.com email: berkeleypl@aol.com From the Private Collection of Luxury Properties

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