As your hosts, the Maier’s and Staff promise to make your special day as happy and memorable as you expect it to be.  It is a day to enjoy yourself and know that everything will be taken care of exactly as planned.  Should the selections presented not fulfill your requirements, please let us know as we welcome the challenge to custom tailor a menu to your specific needs. Thank you for choosing the Dorf Haus and its staff.

Rental & Deposit
Rental and deposit rates listed below apply to the use of the Bavarian Banquet Room.  All deposits and set-up fees are non-refundable if the event is cancelled any time prior to date of reservation.

Saturday Receptions:  A $300.00 set-up fee is due at the time of reservation; in addition to a $200.00 deposit.
Friday or Sunday Receptions:  A $200.00 set-up fee & $100.00 deposit are due at the time of reservation.
Other:  A fee of $50.00-$100.00 will rent out the hall for smaller parties such as birthday, showers, bachelor/bachelorette,meetings on select dates.

A minimum of 175 dinner guests must be guaranteed to rent banquet hall on Saturdays from May-October.

All expenses incurred during the event are due at the conclusion of the evening by cash or check only
A 15% service charge for buffet and a 20% service charge for sit down and a 5.5% sales tax will be added to all food and beverage totals.  All prices are subject to change with ample timing.  Weddings cancelled within six months prior to event will be assessed a cancellation fee based on the total estimated revenue for a similar function.

Guarantee Agreement
We require a confirmation of guarantee at least 72 hours in advance of all functions.  Your bill will be based on the guaranteed number, plus any charges over and above.  Meals will be prepared for your guaranteed number.  In the event your guaranteed number is much more than those in attendance, and you have ordered for over 255 guests, you will be charged for 5% less than your guaranteed number.

All alcoholic beverages to be served on premises for the function must be dispensed only by Dorf Haus servers and bartenders.  Any bottles of champagne, wine liquor, etc. that is brought in by the host party or its guests, will be confiscated and an open cap fee will be charged.  Dorf Haus reserves the right to ask for proper identification of any person to verify their age and to refuse alcoholic beverage service if the person is either under age or proper identification cannot be produced.  Alcoholic beverage service may be refused to any person who, in Dorf Haus’s sole judgment, appears intoxicated.  All half barrels must be ordered in advance.  You are only charged for the number dispensed.  It is Dorf Haus policy to end free beer by 8 p.m. even though you may have them reserved.   Friday receptions starting later will be have the option of extending the 8 p.m. cut-off time.  Cash bar is available until the conclusion of the event.

For wedding receptions, we ask that you are seated and begin dinner no later than 6 p.m. (Saturday receptions only).  Once a time is agreed upon, we will allow no longer than 15 minutes to pass before we begin serving food.  Your guests expect to dine at a certain time and we do not want to make them wait.  It takes approximately 15 minutes per 100 guests to go through a buffet line, please consider this when planning your evening.  Please allow two hours from beginning of dinner to beginning of dance for dinner and clean-up.  Receptions larger than 300 are encouraged to begin dinner by 5 p.m. 
Music must be finished by 12:30 a.m. as the banquet hall will close at 1:00 a.m.  When considering your invitation, stating that reception immediately follows ceremony , dinner at (your time), dance to follow is suggested by Dorf Haus.  We are ready to serve your guests when the ceremony is finished and we feel it is appropriate for your guests to feel like they can go somewhere directly, especially if they are from out-of-town.

Decorating times are based on what is scheduled before your event.  If there is no function scheduled for the evening before, you may come to decorate up to 24 hours in advance.  Tables will be set-up and ready for use.  A small and large ladder will be available.  Please follow these time when planning your schedule: Friday: 2:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m., Saturday: 8:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.  When a time is scheduled we will allow up to two hours for your party to decorate.  Please furnish all your tools including: scissors, tacks, tape, decorations.  Items not allowed include: confetti, staples, and stick candles.  If your decorations are questionable as for safety and clean-up, please ask.  Decorations may be refused by management.  A clean-up fee may be charged if necessary.

Live Entertainment
If your party would enjoy live music, whether it be a single musician, a big band, or a D.J., we can help with suggestions and arrangements.  Please give us advance notice.

Rows of 25-32 is the standard seating for receptions.  Other seating arrangements are available where room and equipment permit.  Please advise if a head table is required.  Linen table cloths are required, linen skirting will be furnished.  If you desire linen napkins, arrangements can be made with advance notice and an additional charge.

Please provide the following information: person bringing cake and time of arrival, name of florist, name of photographer, name of entertainer.  Are you bringing napkins, nuts or mints?  When will you be decorating or would you like Dorf Haus catering department to?  All parties belongings will be placed in one area after the event.  It is appreciated if someone can place these items in a vehicle, the Dorf Haus holds no responsibility for lost items.  Due to food safety policy’s, we are unable to furnish your party with any left-over food.

Service Charge and Tax
All food and beverages are subject to applicable service charges and tax as specified on the contract.


Insurance & Indemnification
Guests shall indemnify and hold Dorf Haus and its affiliates harmless from any and all claims, suits, losses, damages, and expenses on account of injury to any party in connection with the function or resulting from damage or destruction of any Dorf Haus property by guests or any attendee of the function on the premises. 

The above information and detailed specifications as outlined on the function order are approved and
accepted.   _____________________________________