Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be present during my event? Because we pride ourselves on making sure your event is beyond your expectations, your Catering Director, Food and Beverage Captain, and Executive Chef will be on site except in cases where scheduling precludes it.

Set up We allow a minimum of two hours prior to your event.  We understand that some events require additional time.  Please see your catering director to make special arrangements.

Centerpieces and décor Please schedule your placement of centerpieces and décor with your vendor to be set during your scheduled set up time.

Valet Attendant Valet attendants are available at an additional fee when not included in your package.

Restroom Attendant Restroom attendants are available at an additional fee when not included in your package.

Guard Gate Lago Mar is a gated community.  We do ask that you remind your guests to allow sufficient time and have their driver’s license out and ready to hand to the guard for ease of entry on to the property.  For events that have a strict start time with more than 50 guests, we recommend hiring an additional guard.  Pricing available upon request.

Direction Card We are happy to provide you with a copy of our map and direction card to enable you to have inserts made for your invitations or send via evite.

Dressing Suite We do have Women’s and Men’s dressing areas available for our event hosts.

Grounds/Photography When your event is confirmed, we are happy to schedule a time for photos.  Lago Mar has many beautiful back grounds to enhance your photos.

Rehearsal Ceremony We are happy to include your ceremony rehearsal based on space availability. Space will be confirmed within two weeks of your wedding. Please have your officiant direct your rehearsal.

Customized menus Our menus are based on clients’ most popular selections.  We will be more than happy to create a menu based on your personal needs or wants.

Plated Meals When offering more than one entrée choice to your guests, the total amount of each entrée must be submitted three (3) business days prior to your event.

Children’s meals We do offer meals of Chicken Fingers and French Fries or comparable meals for most packages at special pricing.

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Menu Options Several of our menu options are gluten and/or dairy free.

Vegetarian and Vegan Meals Lago Mar is happy to offer special dietary menu options as part of your package or on an individual basis.  Additional charges may apply.

Vendor meals Lago Mar offers non-alcoholic drinks to all vendors.  We do not allow any vendors or their staff any alcoholic beverages while on duty.  Hosts normally supply their vendors with a meal as they are here prior to your arrival and after your departure.  We are happy to offer special pricing for these meals.

Service Fee A 20% service fee is added to all event purchases.  Additional gratuities based on exemplary service are made at the discretion of the hosts and/or guests and are distributed at the direction of the host and/or guest.

Tax A 6% Broward County Tax is applied to all purchases made at Lago Mar Country Club.

Overtime Charges for room and bar Room charges will be $500.00 per hour for events extending past your designated end time.  Bar charges are based on a per event basis.  Please ask your catering director.

Damage In the event that any real or personal property of Lago Mar and/or it’s grounds are damaged by the host or host’s guest, the host will be held personally and financially responsible for all damage incurred.