Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I offer a choice of entrée with a sit-down dinner?
Yes, you may offer up to three choices. This means asking your guests to specify their preference on the invitation response card. We require the count 10 days prior to your event.
2. Are there Children’s Prices?
Yes. For Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Teen parties, a separate teen package is offered. For other occasions, children 12 years old and under are $19.95pp++.
3. Are Vendor meals available?
Yes, vendor meals are half of your package price.
4. Is there a room rental fee for my reception room?
No, Royal Fiesta does not charge a banquet room rental fee; therefore, minimum guarantees are strictly adhered to.
5. Is a food tasting available?
Yes, private tastings are scheduled when our Chef is available. We are unable to prepare all of the items that you may have selected on your menu; however, we will prepare a sampling of our Chef’s selections for you to enjoy.
6. May I have a ceremony rehearsal?
If you are having your ceremony here, we will provide a rehearsal space at no charge, based on availability. We can confirm the date and time one month prior to your event. We suggest having your officiant there to direct the rehearsal.
7. What starting time should I put on my invitation?
We will be ready to receive your guests at the time specified on your contract. If you wish to arrive earlier for photos or other reasons, please make arrangements with your Royal Fiesta representative.
8. What forms of payment does Royal Fiesta accept?
We accept cash, personal checks, bank checks, Visa, MC, Amex and Disc.
9. What is the deposit amount?
A full deposit of $500.00 is required to reserve your date and time. You may tentatively hold a date with $500.00, refundable for 7 days. One-third of the remaining balance is due 90 days prior to your event. The final count and final balance is due 10 days prior to your event
10. When will we have access for room set-up?
A minimum of 1 and ½ hours is provided for your florist, musician, decorator, etc., to set-up prior to your event. In some cases, more time is available. We can confirm additional time allowed one month prior to your event.
11. Who takes care of table favors, place cards, etc.?
We will place any reasonable amount of personal items prior to your event. We cannot assemble any decorations or centerpieces and strongly suggest that you hire a professional decorator or florist for this service.
12. Is there an overtime charge?
Overtime charges will be specified on your contract and are based on the final guaranteed number of guests. In some instances, overtime may not be available.
13. How is parking handled?
There is free parking in the Cove Center parking lot.
14. Is smoking permitted? What about smoke or fog machines?
Smoking is permitted in our outdoor covered patio area. Due to fire department regulations, no confetti, smoke or fog machines are allowed as they will set off the fire panel and evacuation of premises would be mandatory.
15. Who will be in charge of my event?
A Banquet Captain will be appointed to oversee your party and assist you and your guests with any needs you may have. In addition, the captain will be working behind the scenes to see that all details are attended to. A separate gratuity for the captain is suggested.