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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN CAN I STOP BY TO SEE THE EVENT SPACES?
You will have to set up an appointment with our event manager to see our event spaces.


HOW FAR IN ADVANCE CAN I BOOK MY EVENT?
Events can be booked up to 9 months in advance.


DO I HAVE TO LEAVE A DEPOSIT FOR AN EVENT?
Yes. $750
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $750 is required to book an event. The deposit secures the date & time of the event only.
This deposit will be deducted from the final bill upon the completion of the event.
No event is confirmed or booked without a $750 deposit & completed contract.
The $750 event deposit is non-refundable/non-transferable & will be forfeited upon the cancelation of an event at any point in time after booking.
If you wish to book a new date for your event, a new contract & additional deposit will be needed to do so. We do not transfer deposits.


HOW LONG WILL MY EVENT BE?
All of our events are held for 3 hours. You may be able to add time to your event for additional fees.


CAN I DECORATE THE SPACE FOR MY EVENT?
Yes, however...
Be mindful of set-up & break-down times when planning decorations & stations.
All items & decorations being brought in by the event party and/or outside services must be removed by those parties.
The restaurant will not be responsible for throwing away un-wanted decorations.

EVENT STATIONS & OUTSIDE EVENT SERVICES
Any stations involving outside food items (cakes or desserts) or party favors must be set up by either the event host,
outside service or someone within the event hosts party.
Stations & Outside Services must be cleared by management in advance.
This includes but is not limited to: Dessert Displays, Party Favors, Floral Arrangements, Balloon Displays, Photo Booths, Step & Repeat, Entertainment, etc.

TABLE DECORATIONS
When decorating tables, consider leaving space for plates, tableware, glassware, family style food items & beverages.

ROOM DECORATIONS
All decorations must be easily removeable & may not be fastened to the walls, fixtures, or lights of the restaurant.

ABSOLUTELY NO GLITTER OR CONFETTI MAY BE USED TO DECORATE.
THIS ALSO INCLUDES ANY PARTICLE DECORATIONS THAT COULD BE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE RESTAURANT.
There will be a $200 cleaning fee if this policy is breached.


HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO SET-UP & BREAK-DOWN DECORATIONS?

SET-UP TIME
Events will be allowed 1 1⁄2 hours before the start time of the event to set up decorations & stations.
The restaurant staff cannot handle or set-up outside decorations or stations

BREAK-DOWN TIME
Events will be allowed 45 minutes from the finish time of the event to break-down stations, remove decorations & vacate the event space.
All decorations brought in by the event party or outside vendors must be removed by the event party or outside vendors.
The restaurant staff cannot handle or break-down outside decorations or stations.
A fee of $75 will be charged for each additional 15 minutes of break-down time.


IS THE 20% HOSPITALITY FEE A TIP/GRATUITY FOR THE STAFF?
No.
Gratuities & tips can be left with our event manager at the end of your event, at your own discretion.

Our 20% Hospitality Fee is automatically applied to all events. Costs associated with this fee are as follows:
Room maintenance & cleaning costs; additional kitchen staff to produce the event; usage of restaurant facilities & utilities;
The hourly wages for our service staff; linen rental costs; event coordination & planning costs.


WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANCEL MY EVENT?
The $750 event deposit is non-refundable/non-transferable & will be forfeited upon the cancelation of an event at any point in time after booking.
If you wish to book a new date for your event, a new contract & additional deposit will be needed to do so. We do not transfer deposits.
Cancelations within seven (7) days of an event will result in an additional charge of $750. Cancelations within 48 hours of an event will result in
an additional charge of $1,500. La Mondina reserves the right to cancel any event under any circumstance, on their own terms.


CAN I BRING IN ENTERTAIMENT OR A DJ?

All forms of entertainment must be discussed in detail with management at the time of booking.
A determination will be made if the type of service you would like to bring into the establishment is acceptable or not.

All outside services must provide their own equipment. Any/All employees of outside services that are attending for the full duration
of the event will be included in the final head count of the event.
All services & entertainers will be responsible for their own set-up & clean-up. They must leave the event space as it was upon arrival.
Any additional cleanup incurred by the restaurant staff will be charged under our Damages & Additional Cleanup policy.

ALL OUTSIDE SERVICES & ENTERTAINMENT MUST BE CLEARED BY MANAGEMENT NO LESS THAN 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT DATE.
ALL VENDORS & ENTERTAINERS MUST PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION / PROOF OF INSURANCE IN ORDER TO PERFORM SERVICES.