COVID-19 Update

Hatley Park formal gardens remain open complimentary via the Garden Booth daily from 10am-4pm.

Check out important resources, including the BC Provincial Health Order Gatherings and Events to understand the restrictions to some of our services. Read more...

Frequently Asked Catering Questions

The answers to your catering questions at Hatley Park may be right here.

Substitution of menu items is possible. Should the substituted item be more expensive than the original menu item, a surcharge will apply.

Multiple entrée selection is available for a $10 surcharge applicable to all entrées and subject to the following criteria:
- Maximum choice of two entrees, excluding vegetarian and dietary restrictions
- Total numbers, per entrée, to be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to event
-Client to submit a summary 7 days prior detailing by table number the total entrees as per the following example:
Table #3 – 4 chicken and 4 beef
Table #4 – 5 beef, 1 vegetarian and 2 salmon

Truffles will cater to dietary restrictions within the scope of the facility. Some meal requirements, such as kosher, need to be provided from specialized facilities and are subject to an additional cost.

When ordering buffet, Children 5-12 years of age are charged at 50% of the menu price. Children under 5 years of age are free. Child policy will come into effect once guest numbers reach a minimum of 50 paid adults. Children’s plated options are also available.

Yes, menus have a 50 guest minimum. Truffles Catering will charge a surcharge evaluated on a case by case basis.

Truffles Catering will provide a printed menu on the buffet, individual printed menus for plated meals can be ordered at an additional cost.

Yes, Truffles Catering culinary team is pleased to work with you to customize a menu that meets your needs.

No, this is a breach of our liquor licencing regulations.

Special order wine must be pre-ordered through Truffles Catering a minimum of 30 days prior to the event and will be subject to their retail price structure for all bottles ordered. Any special order wine not consumed during the event, will be returned to the client following the event. Wine is not able to be returned to the Liquor Distribution Branch.

Traditionally, table service is provided until dinner is complete. Should a client request to have wine bottles placed on guest tables this can be accommodated.

You may request ivory or black as alternates to white linen for no additional charge. Truffles Catering can arrange specialty colour linen and chair covers at an additional cost.

You can host a specific time frame (pre-dinner cocktail reception) and will be invoiced based upon consumption.

You can host a specific number of beverages per person (you can supply customized tickets or use Truffles generic tickets) and will be invoiced based upon consumption.

You can host a type of beverage (non-alcoholic or beer, etc.) and will be invoiced based upon consumption.

Please contact Truffles directly to arrange this request.  Truffles will provide a complimentary canape tasting (chef’s choice) which gives you an opportunity to see their presentation and taste the quality of their food.  These are offered Monday through Friday from 10am – 3pm  subject to advance booking.

Food and beverage selections from our published menus may be given directly to your RRU event coordinator no later than 45 days prior to your event.  Any custom menus or dietary concerns should be discussed directly with Truffles Catering.

Final guarantee of guests is due seven business days prior to your event date.

Yes, you can bring your wedding cake from an external supplier. You will be asked if you want it to be served or displayed as part of your Venue Planning Tool.

Yes, a small fee will apply depending on your presentation style.

The Garden Ceremony Package includes an optional catered 1 hour reception. Please refer to the menu for catering options.