Thank you for considering The Kato Entertainment Center for your upcoming wedding. We look forward to visiting with you to plan your party so that it will meet all of your entertainment needs!
Planning Your Wedding Reception
The first things to consider when planning your wedding reception are room size and dining options. We have three rooms available for wedding receptions: a large ballroom, which can accommodate 200-1200 people, a banquet hall for groups of up to 180, and a small room for up to 75. If you make use of our catering service and purchase a certain minimum amount in concessions, your room rent is waived! (Restrictions apply.)
To help plan your meal, our full catering service offers a number of delicious menus from which to choose or you may create a unique menu to suit your tastes.
Elegant Bridal Dinner
All dinner menus are served with fresh dinner rolls and coffee. Linen tablecloths, china, and glassware are included at no extra charge.
We offer three standard buffet choices, which vary in the variety they allow you to offer your guests. Using the above menu options, choose one of the three plans outlined below:
|Lattice screening||$30.00 per panel|
|Green Lighted Trees||$5.00|
|Glass Mirrors For tables||$1.25|
|Rose bowl with votive candle holders||$1.50 each|
|Large fish bowl candle holders||$1.75|
|Cake Plates for individual cakes||$2.00|
|Small Bud vases||$.50|
|Icicle Lighting for skirted tables||$6.00|
|Linen napkins folded||$.70|
|Fountain, punch or champagne||$45|
|Chocolate or cheese fountain(product extra)||$35|
1-249 people 250-449 people Over -450 people
One meat buffet $14.00 $13.30 $12.60
Two meat buffet $15.50 $14.75 $13.95
Three meat buffet $17.00 $16.15 $15.30
Not sure how many to expect? Most people can follow the 70% guideline: for every 10 people you’ve invited to your wedding, plan for 7 to be there at your reception. We ask that you give us a count one week prior to the event. We will prepare the number of dinners you request plus 5%, to ensure that there will be plenty for everyone.
We suggest a Service Charge of 15% to 20% . This includes gratuity, most set-up charges, use of the building to decorate during regular business hours, and skirting of the cake, punch, gift, and head tables.
Food and room rent are subject to 6.875% MN state sales tax and 1% local sales tax.
Please provide plates and someone to cut your wedding cake. If we provide this service, there will be a $75 charge.
Special drink orders must be placed at least 5 working days prior to the event. Special punch recipes can be prepared for an additional charge. As required by our liquor license, there is a $15 per bottle corking charge if you bring your own champagne. Drink tickets may be purchased anytime. The total liquor bill must be paid the evening of the event. Please pay by cash or check. Sorry, we do not accept credit cards at this time.
We suggest a Service Charge of 15% to 20% .All liquor prices are subject to 10.3875% sales tax. There is a $150 per hour charge if you wish the bar to remain closed at any time during the evening. All prices subject to review 30 days prior to the event.
To offer you the most variety, you are free to choose from our entire menu or design your own meal plan. You may opt for one of the following packages:
$5.75 per person – minimum of 20 people-includes chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, carrots and roll & butter
Make your own sandwich bar $8.50 per person
- Turkey & Ham sandwiches on fresh baked rolls with appropriate condiments
- Choice of potato, chicken, turkey, pasta, or tuna salad
- Choice of cole slaw, antipasto, jello, whipped cream fruit salad
(Substitute fresh fruit in season for an additional $.50 per person)
- Potato chips
Salad Bar prices available on request
- Fresh crudite & dip (an assortment of fresh vegetables with dipping sauces)
- Mixed salad greens with a variety of fixings
- Fresh fruit tray
- Garlic bread
- Old-fashioned potato salad
- Pasta salad
- Cole slaw
- Tomato & onion salad
- Beet & onion salad
- Turkey or chicken salad
Hot Hors d’oeuvres prices available on request
- Chicken wings or drummies
- Stuffed mushroom caps
- Chicken or beef skewers
Meatballs – Swedish or BBQ
- Potato wedges
- Cocktail wieners
Cold Hors d’oeuvres prices available on request
- Deviled eggs
- Vegetable kabobs
- Cheese board: assortment of cheeses garnished & served with crackers
- Roasted tomato salsa served with tortilla chips
- Fruit display
- Cheese ball with crackers
- Shrimp with cocktail sauce
- Chips & dip
- Meat & cheese tray with crackers