Q: Who is the main person of contact?

                A: Our office is open daily from 9am to 4pm.  We are often here before and after these hours and are happy to hear from you at any time.  Please feel free to call us at 570-963-1691. Larry can be contacted at Larry@constantinoscatering.com.  You can also contact Kelly Trapper, event coordinator at  KellyH@constantinoscatering.com.

Q: How far in advance should I reserve my date?

                A: It is wise to reserve your date anywhere from 6 months to 12 months prior to your chosen date.  For all events, we require 7 days notice.

Q; Do I have to sign a formal agreement or some type of contract?

                A: Once you have a date chosen and we have all of your information we will type a formal contract and a proposed price list for your event.  We need to have a signed contract returned to us along with a deposit in order to hold the date of your event.

Q: What’s your average price range?

                A: For weddings our packages range from $60.00 to $72.00.  Parties that are just being dropped off with paper products, chaffers, and serving utensils  range from $15.00 to $25.00 per person.   Events with food and service range from $27.00 to $32.00 per person.  All of our pricing includes gratuities and service charges.      

Q: Do you provide the tables, chairs, linens, china, and silverware?

                A: We can provide all of your rental needs for your event or wedding.  Most of our wedding packages include the wait staff, china, silverware, linens, and gratuity.  All of our other party packages can be provided with wait staff, china, silverware, linens, and gratuity for an extra charge.  We also can include the prices of renting tents table and chairs.  Check out: Rental Page

Q: How many hours are you on site the day of the wedding?

                A: Depending on the venue and location we are sometimes able to set –up a few days in advance to your event.  Other than that we usually arrive about 4 hours before the start of your event and are on premise until at least an hour after the end of your event.

Q: Do you provide tastings?

                A: Tastings are not included with our packages, but offered as a courtesy to our customers based on availability and time of year.  We will provide a tasting to help select final menu choices for wedding receptions only.  Tastings are done as take outs, we are not a restaurant nor can we provide any dine in options.  When requesting a tasting we ask that you chose ten items and we will provide you with at least six of those items.  Tasting days are typically Saturdays based on availability, during the months of November, January, February, March, and April.  We do not charge for our tastings.  

Q: How much of a deposit is required? And when is the rest of the payment due?

                A: The standard deposit for a wedding is $1000.00 in order to hold your date.  All other events require a $100.00 deposit.  We ask that the final balance is paid at least 10 days prior to the event, but we will accept payments for your event all the way up until the final balance is due.  

Q: Do you provide a wedding cake?

                A:   We do not provide a wedding nor do we take the responsibility of picking it up or transporting it anywhere.  We do however provide a cake service that comes with the appropriate toppings for you cake. 

Q: Is gratuity included in the price for the wedding or will we have to provide a tip for the servers?

                A: Gratuity is included in all of our pricing.  Additional gratuity is appreciated for exceptional service by our wait and bar staff.  

Q: Can we request a specialty item as a menu option for our event?

                A: We are always happy to customize any menu to reflect the taste and preferences of our clients.  Please email us with any special requests. 

Q: Will you provide a special menu for children and what is the cost?

                A: Children 12 and under are half price.  Children’s meals can consist of chicken tenders and fries, pasta, pizza, or mac and cheese for sit down dinners.  There is no charge for infants or toddlers 2 and under.  

Q: Do you offer food to the vendors and at what cost?

                A: Discounted vendor meals are available and are typically half the food price.

Q: Do you have any vegetarian, gluten-free, or vegan options?

                A: Yes we will be happy to customize any menu item or offer an additional option to accommodate your guests for their special dietary needs.

Q: Can you provide the alcohol, bartenders, and bar supplies?

                A: We do not have a liquor license that allows us to provide the actual alcohol for your event we do however offer non-alcoholic bar services and packages  Check out: Bar Packages Page

Q: How many Wait Staff are at each event:

                A: For a typical event we have one wait staff per 25 guests.  Each event varies with different menu styles and where the event is located. 

Q: Do you have someone who can help with the whole planning process of my wedding?  Do I need a wedding planner and how does it benefit me?     

A: Yes we also can provide an event coordinator who offers wedding planning from start to finish or just the day of the wedding services. our wedding day is one of the most important days of your life.  By hiring our wedding planner she is there to help your vision for your wedding day come to life.  Check:Event Services page

Q: Can you Recommend a DJ, Florist, or Musicians and Bands?

                A: Yes we provide a wide range of vendors that we have worked with in the past and who m we highly recommend.  Please Check out :Vendors Page

Q: What are some venues you recommend for my wedding for a unique idea?

                A:  We provide catering to many different venues all over this area from different farm venues to your very own backyard.  Please visit our venue page to get some more ideas: Venues Page

Q: What types and colors of linens can you provide?

                A:  We include floor length polyester table cloths with optional colored overlays and napkins. We can also help you rent upgraded linens such as pintuck, damask, crush, crinkle, and burlap. For more information, please check out: Linen Page

Q: When Should the Wedding invitations be mailed?

                A: Wedding invitations should be mailed at least six weeks in advance prior to your date, but any time before this time slot is completely acceptable.

Q: Is it a good idea to send a Save-The-Date card?

                A: Yes we highly recommend sending these out especially if you are having your wedding on a holiday or holiday weekend.  It also helps with guests that live out of town and may need some extra time to plan the travel time and fees for your wedding. 

 

   

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