Post # 1
We’re hosting brunch in the hotel we booked the morning after the wedding. The buffet will be open from 8:00-10:30ish. Is it weird to ask our guests to RSVP since it’s a come-and-go format? We can estimate a number for the hotel, but I am not sure what to put on the invitation.
Post # 3
@HobbyLobbyist: You know if you need a number for the hotel then maybe you can get a RSVP (not so formal format). You can even get verbal RSVP’s.
Or you can just leave a open invite to all guests and give the guest count to the hotel (but I hope you don’t have to pay before hand).
Post # 4
@KingsDaughter: Thank you!I was scared of being too formal but I think a casual RSVP would be great.
Luckily I have done some corporate events so I know that
1) They ask for the headcount 48 hours in advance so they have enough food; BUT
2) Hotels always make too much food so there’s rarely a risk of running out.
3)They usually post someone at the door to count actual people in case you exceed the number you asked for, so the final cost may shift depending on who isn’t too hungover for breakfast.
We’re going to