Function FAQs

What is the first step to booking a date?

The first step to booking a function with Toscana’s is checking availability. You can do this by contacting our event planner at 978-535-0731 ext. 2.

How do I secure the date I am inquiring about?

To secure a space for your intended date, we require a non-refundable deposit of $200 which will be deducted on the day of your event.

How far in advance do I need to submit my menu choices?

Your menu must be submitted 5 days prior to the event. Our event planner will assist you in customizing a menu for your specific needs.

How far in advance do I need to submit my final guest count?

Your final guest count must be submitted 5 days prior to the event.

How long do I have the space for my event?

4 hours is allotted for any event. Additional time can be purchased, but normally is not necessary.

What are my options for alcoholic beverages for my guests?

We offer ‘cash bar’ (each customer pays as they consume) or ‘open bar’ (our bartender will keep a running total for the duration of the event). We can also customize a combination of these options to suit your needs. Carafes of wine, sangria and mimosa are also available to offer your guests.

Are there any additional fees that I should know about?

At Toscana’s there are no hidden fees. No bartender fees. No room fees. The only costs to you are the food & beverage, 7% meals tax and an 20% administration fee. Room fees apply if your event does not meet the minimum head count of 20 guests.

How will the room be set up for my event?

Our event planner will work closely with you in designing the proper table lay-out and any additional tables you may need to suit your specific needs. You will have full access to the room 1 hour prior to the event for final touch ups!

Can I bring in my own cake or dessert?

Toscana’s has a pastry chef on sight. We offer a large variety of homemade cakes and desserts. Our pastry chef will work directly with you and your vision for a cake or dessert station. There is a $2.00 per person fee for any outside cake and/or pastry.

Do you have a dance floor?

Yes, we have a beautiful portable wooden dance floor. There is a $75 set-up fee.

Can I have a DJ for my event?

Yes, you can have a DJ at your event. The only requirement is that your event must use the entire function space. If you do not have the sufficient amount of people that requires the entire function space, the additional space can be purchased.

Can I bring my own center pieces?

Yes, you can bring your own centerpieces. Toscanas will supply our standard matching centerpieces if you prefer.

Can I decorate the room? When is the appropriate time to do this?

Yes, you can decorate the room how you would like. The only restrictions are small graffiti and taping or tacking items that may cause damage to the room. Decorating can be done one hour prior to start time of the event.

Can we have special linens?

Toscanas standard napkins and linens are ivory. However, we have many other color options. We also offer specialty table designs, runners and chair covers.

What are your standard chairs?

Toscanas standard chairs are bamboo chiavari chairs with a black leather cushion. We also offer Specialty chair covers, bows, etc.

When do I pay for my event?

You event planner will arrange for payment the week prior to the event. If there is an open bar; the manager on site will collect payment for this on completion of the event.