A guarantee is required for all meal functions. Guarantee is the exact number of guests to be served at a given function. The Catering Department must be notified of the exact number of guests three (3) business days prior to the event. In the event that a guarantee is not received, the estimated attendance count will be prepared and billed. The hotel allows seating up to 3% over your guarantee. The hotel cannot allow for a drop in the guarantee in the 72-hour period prior to your function. Choice of plated meals must be received in advance with a method by which to identify each guest’s entrée selection provided to the service staff. No more than three entrée selections are allowed as a choice for
Payment and Deposit
Food, beverage & audio-visual items are subject to prevailing taxable fees and state sales tax. Service charge: 13.5% of the food and beverage total, plus any applicable state and/or local taxes, will be added to your account and fully distributed to servers, and where applicable, bussers and/or bartenders assigned to the event. The service charge and any applicable taxes will be separately stated on your invoice. Administration fee of 11.5% of the food and beverage total, plus any applicable state and/or local taxes, will be added to your account. This administration is not a gratuity and is the property of the Hotel to cover discretionary costs of the Event. All functions require an initial nonrefundable deposit to hold the space for your function. A credit card authorization form must be completed and returned to the Hotel with the initial deposit. All functions must be paid in full three (3) business days prior to the event when a guaranteed count is given. Payment may be made via cashier’s check, credit card or cash.
Food and Beverage
All food and beverage for your event is to be provided and served by The Wigwam and may not under any circumstances be removed from the hotel. The Wigwam, as a licensee, is responsible for the administration of the sales and service of alcoholic beverages in accordance with Arizona liquor laws. Therefore, all alcoholic beverages must be supplied by The Wigwam. No outside food or beverage is permitted at the hotel. See your Catering Manager for kosher meal and wedding cake exceptions.