A. For two meats, three sides, salad, rolls/butter plus coffee/tea, buffets start around $14 per person.
Q. If Michael's does my catering, do I need to purchase my wedding cake through your bakery?
A. No, not at all, but our signature pastries are available to complement your cake. If Michael's does not furnish the cake, a small cake cutting fee may apply.
Q. What styles of catering does Michael's provide?
A. We serve all styles...buffet, sit-down, family style, food stations or delivery/set up.
Q. Is Michael's able to do more than one event on a given date?
A. Yes, we have a staff of approximately 60 full-time and part-time personnel so we can do several events on a given day. Due to our made-from-scratch philosophy, we watch our events calendar very closely. Michael's Gourmet Catering, Inc. will NEVER schedule more events than we can comfortably handle.
Q. Where do you cater?
A. We are the proud exclusive caterer for St. Michael's Centre and we also cater at many beautiful facilities in the Toledo and surrounding area. Stranahan Great Hall, Franciscan Center, Gesu/Sullivan Center, The Valentine Theatre, St. George's, The Grecian Center, Mansion View, Heather Downs Country Club, Toledo Botanical Gardens, Imagination Station, Strawberry Acres Lodge, Schedel Gardens, Manor House, The Ward Pavilion and other Metro Park facilities, St.Clement's, Monclova Community Center, Olander Park, Camp Perry Clubhouse, and the Toledo/Lucas County Main Library are just a few of the locations we are proud to serve in this region. Of course, we also serve at many hotels, VFW, Union and K of C Halls as well. If you have a location in mind that's not listed, please feel free to Contact Us.
Q. How may I obtain your special catering menus?
A. Just Contact Us with your fax number or mailing address or call 419.698.2988; we'll happily handle your request ASAP!
Q. Do you do "tasting's?"
A. Yes, for major catering events, we hold Trial Dinners twice per year, usually in the Winter and Summer months. Please contact our Catering Manager or the Café to find out how you qualify to participate.
Q. How do I reserve a space on your catering events calendar?
A. $500 secures Michael's Gourmet Catering, Inc. for our services.
Remember, all deposits are non-refundable.
Q. If waitstaff is not needed for my event and food is delivered, do I need to return the dishes?
A. For deliveries, every food storage item is disposable; there's no need to return anything!
Q. What are your Café & Bakery hours?
A. The Café & Bakery is open Monday-Friday 6:30am till 5:30pm; Saturdays 8:00am till 3:00pm. We are closed on Sundays.
Q. Do you accept major credit/debit cards?
A. Yes, we accept all major credit/debit cards. Of course, cash and checks (with proper ID) are appreciated too!
Q. Do you do wedding cakes?
A. Yes, but only if we cater the event. Should you decide to purchase your cake elsewhere, our signature pastries are available to complement your wedding cake.
Q. Does Michael's Café & Bakery decorate cakes for special occasions?
A. Yes! Please allow 48 hours for us to give your special dessert the attention it deserves. We accept all major credit/debit cards, cash and checks with proper ID.
Q. Where are you located?
A. We are located at 101 Main Street (in the Historic Weber Building) on the corner of Front and Main Streets in East Toledo. Look for the big Green Canopy!
Q. What is the rental cost for St. Michael's Centre?
A. The charge is $695 for Saturdays; the remainder of the week is $450.
Q. At St. Michael's Centre, how much rental time do I get for my money?
A. Five and a half hours (5.5 hrs.) is a normal rental allotment. Additional time is permitted for event preparation and closure. If needed, additional half hours are available for a nominal fee.
Q. May I rent St. Michael's Centre without catering?
A. Sorry, that option is not available.
Q. How can I schedule a personal tour of St. Michael's Centre?
A. Just contact our Catering Manager or phone 419.698.2988 to schedule your personal tour.
Q. How do I reserve St. Michael's Centre for my special event?
A. Contact our Catering Manager to reserve the date. The full rental price is required to secure the date along with a signed rental agreement.
Q. What is the hall capacity?
A. St. Michael's Centre seats up to 400 guests.
Q. Do you have round tables?
Q. May I bring my own alcohol?
A. Yes! You can save a bundle of money! Bartenders and Bar Set-ups are furnished by the hall at a very reasonable cost. For a Suggested Liquor List or for any other questions, contact our Catering Manager or call 419.698.2988. We'll forward your information immediately.
Q. Where can my out-of-town guests stay?
A. Several fine inns and hotels are located just minutes from this facility.