How to Handle your Venue Contract

Venue-ContractsAs you plan your special day, you will find yourself making numerous agreements and signing several contracts. One of the most important contracts a couple will find themselves signing is the one for their venue. Before the contract is signed, there are no guarantees. To ensure you have the day of your dreams, be sure to navigate your venue contract with these tips.

One of the things to keep in mind as you look over your venue contract is everything needs to be in writing. If a detail isn’t in writing, it doesn’t count should a problem occur. While your venue may be nice during meetings, nothing is ever concrete until it is agreed to in a written contract.

If you are planning on having an outdoor wedding, consider having a plan B included in your contract. This means if a storm happens to pop up on your big day, the hall inside will be held for you as a backup plan. Backup plans within your contract should also include extra chairs and tables in case extra guests make an appearance.

So what should your venue contract include?

  • The time and date of your wedding
  • The time and date of your rehearsal
  • Signatures of all parties involved
  • Details surrounding your reception
  • Substitutions and contingency plans
  • Deposit amount and final amount

Your venue contract should also include a refund and cancellation plan in case an issue occurs. Once the details of the contract have been agreed on, sign your contract and be ready for your special day!

Catering at your Venue

When you choose Catering by Alan Weiss, you are choosing the caterer with not only the most experience but also the caterer in the Rockville region with the most comprehensive menu in kosher cuisine outside of New York City. Let our team of party planners, chefs, and waiters help with party details while you take care of the intimate details. Our team strives to make your special day the best it can be.

Catering by Alan Weiss specializes in kosher wedding catering along with kosher catering for bat/bar mitzvahs and conferences in the Rockville area. Want to learn more about our wedding reception catering services for your upcoming special day? Call us today at 443-394-8338 or 800-459-0009. You can also call our Rockville number at 240-630-2555. You can also visit our contact page.

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