Your wedding reception is a party where all your guests come together to celebrate your new life as a married couple. Your reception should reflect and complement your ceremony. We also offer on premise wedding ceremonies either indoors or on the front lawn.  The fee is $200.00 and includes the setup and removal of our chairs.  Ole Zim's will work with you to plan a successful reception from start to finish. The information provided below will give you a starting point to plan your reception with us. After you have decided on a date(s), call us so we may check the availability of your choice(s). NO dates are held until a deposit, equal to the amount of the hall rental , has been paid in full. All hall rental charges include set-up and clean-up of the hall, hall rental time is 5 hours with all receptions ending by 12:00 midnight. Ole Zim's prefers that you DO NOT use sand, stone, glitter, confetti, bird seed, bubbles or silly string. If you choose to use any of these items an additional hall clean-up charge of $100.00 will be assessed. 

Hall Rental Prices
Fridays $700.00 + Tax     Saturdays $800.00 + Tax
Upon Cancellation, deposit will only be retuned if hall can be re-booked for the same date.

Once a date has been confirmed...
we ask that you coordinate the following items:

    Wedding cake
    Entertainment
    Any preprinted items (Napkins, Matches, Etc.)
    Any alcoholic beverages (Ole Zim's does not have a liquor license)

At Least 6 Weeks Prior...
to your reception date you will need to call and schedule an appointment with us. When we meet, you need to provide us with the information listed below. In addition, we will discuss your final menu selections. With this information we will supply you with an estimated cost for your reception.

    How many people will be seated at the bridal table?
    Are you decorating or would you like us to decorate for you?
    Size of your cake so we may determine the appropriate table size.
    Number of actual invitations you are sending?
    What time does your wedding start and when do you plan to start the reception?
    What type of entertainment will you have? DJ, Band, or other.
    Will you be providing your own bartenders and cake cutters?

Ole Zim's does not have a set menu. You may select your own items to create a menu. If you have any questions regarding the availability of specific selections please contact us. Below are some examples of possible menus:

Example Menu 1
Starting at $12.50/Person + Tax and Gratuity
Example Menu 2
Starting at $14.50/Person + Tax and Gratuity
    2-3 Types of Sandwiches
    Potato Salad
    Macaroni Salad
    Baked Beans
    Cheese Slices
    Relishes
    Chips
    Coffee
    2-3 Hot Entrees
    2 Potatos
    2 Vegtables
    Salad
    Rolls & Butter
    Coffee


Three Weeks Prior...
to your reception date the amount of the estimated cost of your reception will be due as a down payment.


The Night of Your Reception...
an actual cost will be determined. This cost is calculated based on the actual amount of food served. For example, if your expect 300 guests and only 275 guests attend and eat, you will only pay for what the 275 guests eat. If the actual cost is less than the estimated cost, we will issue you a check for that amount. If the actual cost is greater than the estimated cost, that amount will be due before the end of the evening. The final bill will show a breakdown of each item you chose plus preparation labor, tax and gratuity.

Other items available at an additional charge:
    Chips & Pretzels on Tables (Approx. $0.75/Person)
    Decorations* ($225 includes lighting, arches and fica trees)
    Pop, Cups, Ice ($1.75/Person)
    Tap & CO2 ($40.00)
    Bartenders ($20.00/Hour) - you may have your own bartenders,
    but a $50.00 set-up/clean-up fee will be added
    Bar Garnishments (Juices, Lemons, Limes, Etc.)
    Tablecovers- Plastic $100/Linen $250 (based on 300 guests)
    Frozen Drink Machine $125.00 + Base Mix (Daiquiris, Margaritas, Slushes)
    Rental of Beverage Pitchers ($25.00)
    China & Flateware $1.75/Person
    Round Tables $1.50/Person

Linen Skirting: Covers the bridal table, gift table, serving lines and cake table for a fee of $60.00

   

Head Table Serving Lines