Mount Hood Wedding Receptions
The Resort at The Mountain’s commitment is to provide exceptional service and generous hospitality. The following guidelines and information are offered to ensure the fine quality of your event.
Outdoor areas are available until 10 PM; indoor areas until 1 AM.
Reception areas may be blocked for up to six hours.
Group room rates are available when a minimum of eight guest rooms are blocked and guaranteed.
A minimum of 50 guests is required for all wedding reception packages.
A $2,000 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve space.
Balance of payment is due three weeks prior to the event date.
The final invoice for prepayment will be based on all estimated charges, plus 10% to cover any last minute additions or changes.
If there is an account balance following the event, it is due prior to departure; any credit due to the payee will be made within one week of the event.
Wedding ceremony pricing includes space the evening before for a ceremony rehearsal, though it is not guaranteed it will be the same space as the actual ceremony.
Included are three hours’ setup time prior to the ceremony.
For the various Resort departments to prepare properly for your successful event(s), a final attendance number must be determined and communicated to your Catering Manager by 12 PM five (5) business days prior to the event. This number will be considered a guarantee not subject to reduction. Charges will be assessed accordingly. The Resort will set 5% over the guarantee up to a maximum of 100 covers and will serve five (5) guests over a guarantee over 100. The Resort will not be responsible for identical service to more than 5% over the guarantee.
Menu selections are due a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the event; we will gladly accommodate special dietary requests. Please advise if you plan to utilize meal tickets for food or beverage.
Based on a minimum of twenty (20) guests, we respectfully request to limit the main course selections to two (2). For smooth service, please accept the responsibility to identify the main course selections at the time of service as well as for providing the count for each main course selection at the time of the five-day guarantee.
Food and Beverage
All food and beverage must be supplied by the Resort which is the only authorized licensee to sell and serve liquor, beer and wine on the premises. All food and beverage prices are guaranteed ninety (90) days prior to the date of the function. Your Catering Manager will be happy to customize specialty menus at your request. You will receive an advanced copy of our Banquet Event Orders to which you may make amendments.
The sale and service of all alcoholic beverages is regulated by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The Resort is responsible for the administration of those regulations. This includes that a licensed bartender dispense all alcoholic beverages. No alcoholic beverages are permitted in the Resort meeting and banquet rooms unless purchased through The Resort’s catering services.
Meeting Room Set Changes
Should you require an on-site set change, which differs from that which is outlined on the banquet event orders, a reset charge will be assessed at a rate of $50/hour (one hour minimum) per staff member. If set changes take place after event has begun, a reset charge will be assessed at a rate of $50/hour per staff member required.
Room Rental Fees
Room rental fees are assessed for all events. These fees are based on several factors, including size of room, type of event, number of guests, food & beverage guarantees and/or guestrooms utilized.
Room Set-up Fees
Set-up fees are assessed for all events based on the room size and complexity of the set.
Service Charge and Pricing
A 21% service charge will be added to the banquet menu prices stated. Menu prices are subject to change, with prices guaranteed 90 days prior to the event date. Children’s pricing off our regular banquet menus is 0-2 years free, 3-10 years half price, and 11 years & older, full price. Children’s menus are also available.
A minimum of $100 in sales per hour must be met; otherwise a $75 per hour Bartender Fee will be assessed.
Audio Visual Equipment and Electrical
The Resort at The Mountain’s audio-visual department is equipped to handle all your audio-visual needs and offers a broad range of state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and services. You may bring your own A/V equipment, however, should you require an audiovisual technician, we will gladly make arrangements for $60 per hour.
AV fees are charged for equipment rental, setup-strike labor, service charge, plus tax. A service charge of 20% will be applied to all A/V equipment rented through The Resort. Additional electrical power is available for most function rooms. Charges, through the Resort’s Engineering Department, will be assessed on labor and per amp, per phase per day basis. It is advisable to make arrangements in advance with your Catering Manager.
To ensure the success of your event, please notify your coordinator of any decorations or displays you are planning to use. In order to prevent damage to the fixtures and furnishings, please do not attach any items to the wall, floor or ceiling. The host will assume all responsibility for any damages to The Resort premises from such items. Signage is not permitted in the lobby or public areas of The Resort without prior approval.
A wide variety of entertainment referrals are available to meet your event needs. We will gladly assist you in making those arrangements.
Should you require the services of a local exhibit company for exhibit requirements such as pipe and drape, signage, booths, etc., we are happy to refer you. Tables and skirting may be arranged through The Resort at $35 each per exhibit space. Electricity to the booths runs $10 per booth per day.
The Resort at The Mountain is the exclusive caterer for all catering needs and resort guests. No food or beverage may be brought into banquet rooms with the exception of wedding cake.
Floral Services and Event Design
Our on-site advanced certified florist would be delighted to coordinate your floral and decorative requests. She offers a variety of floral arrangements and gift baskets, as well as specialty items!
The Resort will not assume responsibility for damage or loss of any gifts or articles left in the Resort before, during, or following any event.
Shipments and Storage
Should it be necessary for you to ship materials to The Resort in advance of your event, please contact your wedding coordinator prior to the shipment. We have limited storage facilities. We kindly request that shipments arrive no sooner than 72 hours in advance of the event. You may anticipate storage and handling charges of $.25 per pound, per day for storage prior to 72 hours before the event. We also request a charge for shipments not removed within 48 hours following the event.
It is expected that all events begin promptly at the scheduled time and conclude and the assigned event space is vacated at the designated closing time. The Resort reserves the right to assign alternate Resort event space as it deems necessary or if attendance deviates from the numbers originally indicated.