Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I create my own menu?
A: Yes, our food and beverage experts are happy to create a menu that reflects your wishes. The experienced team of our Four-Diamond Chesapeake Bay, Maryland waterfront wedding location will work with you to fulfill your requests.
Q: Can I taste all the food before the wedding?
A: Of course. A complete tasting of all the selected menu items, including your cake, will be scheduled several months prior to your wedding. At that time, we can make any necessary adjustments.
Q: How long will my reception last?
A: Generally, a wedding reception is planned for four hours. You can extend the time if desired. Your wedding specialist will advise any additional costs for the additional time.
Q: Can I have an open bar at the wedding?
A: You can elect to have an open bar, a limited selection of wine and beer or a cash bar. Your wedding specialist will advise you on the costs and inclusions for each.
Q: Do you have suggested vendors for flowers, music, photography, etc?
A: The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay offers assistance with the coordination of ministers/officiates, floral arrangements, photographers, videographers and entertainment requests for your Maryland wedding. Our extensive experience and resources allow us to handle the arrangements for these services with ease. For your beautiful Chesapeake Bay waterfront wedding, you can trust our staff to coordinate the details.
Q: Can I host a morning-after brunch or a rehearsal dinner at the hotel?
A: Certainly. We have several waterfront locations that are appropriate for these occasions.
Q: Are taxes and service charges included in the pricing?
A: No, your contract pricing will not include all taxes and service charges. All Food and Beverage is subject to a 22% Service Charge and state Sales Tax. Please remember, pricing is not final until a signed contract is returned to your wedding specialist.
Q: Can my guests have a late check-out the morning after the wedding?
A: We will try and accommodate your guests’ requests; however, this will be dependent upon the overall occupancy of the hotel on the day in question.
Q: Can I decorate the reception room?
A: Allow us to give you ideas and suggestions that have successfully worked in the past. Of course, our wedding specialist will be happy to assist you in acquiring anything we may not have readily available.
To begin the planning process, submit an RFP today. A member of our team will respond promptly to your query.
All inquiries please contact our catering Department at 410 901 6350, text 'wedding' to 410.753.4017, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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