Meeting and Convention Spaces

Meeting and banquet set-up arrangements will allow for physical distancing between guests in all meetings and events based on CDC and state recommendations. Self-serve buffet style food service will be suspended and replaced by alternative service styles.

Employee PPE & Hygiene

• All staff members shall be required to wear protective gloves and masks, as necessitated by current guidelines and best practices policies

• Employees are to practice proper hand hygiene before serving food or beverage items and again after handling the removal of food or beverage items from a table or bar

Cleaning & Disinfecting Protocol

• All shared equipment and meeting amenities to be disinfected before and after each use, or be single use if not able to be disinfected

• All linen, including underlays, to be replaced after each use

• Clean and soiled linens to be transported in sealed single use bags into and out of the meeting rooms

Physical Distancing Protocol

• All self-serve buffet style events to be suspended until further notice

• All food and beverage items to be individually plated and served

• No pre-set salads or desserts. All salads and desserts will be served by catering servers

• Coffee and other break items to be attended and served by a server

• Flatware to be provided as a roll-up and/or set on tables if room is locked and no guests enter prior to opening doors

• Condiments and salt & peppers to be served in individual PCs or disinfected individual containers

• Bread served “French style: with PC butter served upon request

• Coffee/tea and water served by servers, and no preset water or coffee pots on tables

• Sugar and cream served upon request by server as coffee/tea is offered

• Manage the line flow at bar outlets to ensure beverage pick up areas remain appropriately distanced

• Seating capacities to be reviewed on an event-by-event basis to ensure appropriate physical distancing that follows local MDH and CDC guidelines

Guest Considerations

• Individual bottled water will be provided in lieu of water carafes on meeting tables and water stations

• Create modified menus to showcase styles of service and items currently available