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Enjoy A Refreshing Approach To Events

Whether you’re planning a business meeting or family event, our dedicated hospitality team will make your special day spectacular. With personalized attention, we will guide you through our flexible space, innovative catering options and audiovisual services to make planning your event easier. We look forward to planning something together soon.

The Courtyard Events Team

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Breakfast

continental

continental breakfast priced for one and a half hours of service
continental breakfast buffet is priced to be served in your meeting room

irvine continental breakfast | $26 per person

assorted chef’s selections of breakfast pastries, whole bananas, fresh seasonal fruits, chilled selection of fruit juices, freshly brewed premium coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tazo tea selections

spectrum continental breakfast | $30 per person

assorted chef’s selections of breakfast pastries, fresh seasonal fruits, yogurts, hot oatmeal bar with brown sugar and raisins, chilled selection of fruit juices, freshly brewed premium coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tazo tea selections
plus one of the following hot breakfast items:
sunrise starter | bacon |egg | sharp cheddar | artisan roll
healthy start | egg whites | turkey | spinach | havarti cheese | english muffin
breakfast burrito | bacon | egg | potatoes | sharp cheddar | onions
quiche | choice of lorraine | spinach and tomato | leeks and black truffle
scrambled eggs

a la carte
sunrise starter | $8 each

bacon | egg | sharp cheddar | artisan roll

healthy start | $8 each

egg whites | turkey | spinach | havarti cheese | english muffin

breakfast burrito | $8 each

bacon | egg | potatoes | sharp cheddar | onions

quiche | $8 each (minimum order of 10)

choice of lorraine | spinach and tomato | leeks and black truffle

plated
the all american | $30 per person

fresh fruit | breakfast pastries | scrambled eggs | bacon or sausage | breakfast potatoes | fresh orange juice | freshly brewed premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea selections

buffet
breakfast buffet

minimum of 20 guests required
breakfast buffet priced for one and a half hours of service

breakfast buffet | $34 per person

assorted chef’s selections of breakfast pastries | whole bananas | fresh seasonal fruits | yogurts | hot oatmeal assorted cold cereals | scrambled eggs | bacon | sausage | breakfast potatoes | chilled selection of fruit juices | freshly brewed premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea selections

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Lunch

plated

served at your table
per person pricing
all plated lunches are served with iced tea

salad (choose one)

hearts of romaine | shaved parmesan cheese | croutons | caesar dressing
mixed field greens | strawberries | pecans | goat cheese | pomegranate vinaigrette dressing
iceberg lettuce | bleu cheese crumbles | bacon | tomatoes | bleu cheese dressing

entrée selection (choice of one)

herb crusted chicken | $35 per person | lemon butter caper sauce
apricot glazed salmon | $38 per person | apricot glaze
new york steak | $40 per person | bleu cheese | caramelized onions
filet mignon | $45 per person | port wine reduction
grilled marinated portobello mushroom | $30 per person eggplant ragout | jack cheese | balsamic reduction

dessert | chef’s choice

entrée served with market vegetables and your choice of one of the following:
garlic mashed potatoes
lemon and basil infused quinoa
au gratin potatoes
rice pilaf
fingerling potatoes
wild mushroom risotto

duo entree
additional $5 per person based on higher priced entree
salad, accompaniment and dessert will be the same

option menu
additional $10 person
salad, accompaniment and dessert will be the same
maximum of 2 entree selections plus vegetarian

buffet

minimum of 20 guests required
all lunch buffets are served with iced tea

BUILD YOUR OWN SALAD | $42 per person

crisp romaine lettuce | mixed field greens | caesar dressing | balsamic vinaigrette dressing | herb breast of chicken | grilled flank steak | quinoa | sauteed mushrooms | cucumbers | carrots | tomatoes | grilled asparagus | cheddar | parmesan | croutons | artisan bread display | chef's choice of dessert
add shrimp (no substitutes) | $5 per person

THE MEDITERRANEAN | $48 per person

greek salad | rice pilaf | chicken and steak kabobs | grilled vegetables with balsamic reduction | pita bread | baklava
add shrimp (no substitutes) | $5 per person

SOUTH OF THE BORDER | $44 per person

southwest chopped salad | cheese enchiladas | warm flour tortillas | chicken and steak fajitas | refried beans | spanish rice | tortilla chips | salsa | guacamole | sour cream | tres leches cake
add shrimp (no substitutes) | $5 per person

OLIVE GROVE | $44 per person

four bean minestrone soup | caesar salad | three cheese pesto ravioli | chicken piccatta | baked meat lasagna | garlic bread | tiramisu

SOUTH COUNTY | $44 per person

fresh garden salad | pasta salad | asian bbq beef salad | bbq chicken sandwich on ciabatta | beef tenderloin on sourdough | grilled vegetable wrap | house made potato chips | assorted petit fores


All buffets priced for one and a half hours service. Additional labor charge of $100 will apply for groups under 20 guests.


lunch for smaller groups

for groups of 20 guests or less

a la carte bistro served lunch | $28 per person

the bistro choice allows each attendee to select one item
choose one:
southwestern cobb salad | avocado | chicken | white corn | bacon | jack cheese | green chili ranch dressing
b.l.t.a | on sourdough | bacon | lettuce | tomato | avocado | crispy fries
spectrum burger | on brioche | sharp cheddar | bacon | lettuce | tomato | crispy fries
rigatoni pasta | sausage or mushrooms | spinach | tomato | parmesan cheese
flat iron steak | garlic mushrooms | crispy fries
pan seared salmon filet | mustard vinaigrette | green beans | fingerling potatoes

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Dinner

plated

minimum of 10 guests required
all plated dinners include tableside coffee service

salad (choose one)

hearts of romaine | shaved parmesan cheese | croutons | caesar dressing
mixed field greens | strawberries | pecans | goat cheese | pomegranate vinaigrette dressing
iceberg lettuce | bleu cheese crumbles | bacon | tomatoes | bleu cheese dressing

entrée selection (choice of one)

roasted tenderloin of beef | $60 per person | port wine reduction
new york steak | $56 per person | cabernet sauce
apricot glazed salmon | $54 per person | mango chutney
herb crusted breast of chicken | $52 per person | burr blanc sauce
grilled marinated portobello mushroom | $45 per person | eggplant ragout | jack cheese | balsamic reduction


entrée served with market vegetables and your choice of one of the following:
garlic mashed potatoes
lemon and basil infused quinoa
au gratin potatoes
rice pilaf
fingerling potatoes
wild mushroom risotto

dessert | choose one
new york cheesecake
chocolate fantasy cake
white chocolate cafe latte
fresh fruit tart


duo entree
additional $5 per person based on higher priced entree salad, accompaniment and dessert will be the same

option menu
additional $10 person
salad, accompaniment and dessert will be the same
maximum of 2 entree selections plus vegetarian

price increase of $10 per person if minimum of 10 guests is not reached.

buffet

minimum of 30 guests required
dinner buffet priced for one and a half hours of service

the taste of irvine | $70 per person

bread basket with flat bread, bread sticks and assorted rolls
freshly brewed premium coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tazo tea selections

select 2 salads

garden salad | balsamic vinaigrette dressing
frisee salad | dried cranberries, glazed pecans, strawberries, red wine vinaigrette dressing
arugula salad | goat cheese, heirloom tomatoes, walnuts, champagne vinaigrette dressing
caesar salad | shaved parmesan, croutons, caesar dressing

select 3 sides

sautéed vegetables | balsamic glaze
balsamic glaze grilled asparagus
garlic parmesan mashed potatoes
wild mushroom risotto
rice pilaf
au gratin potatoes

select 2 proteins

chicken marsala | creamy mushroom marsala reduction
mediterranean roasted chicken | vegetable ragout
new york steak | forest mushroom demi glaze
sea bass | roasted tomato sauce and balsamic tomato basil relish
salmon | tropical relish
shrimp ravioli | garlic cream sauce

dessert | chef’s choice of dessert

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Breaks

snack breaks

designed for one hour of service
minimum of 10 guests required

the bakery | $18 per person

chocolate chip cookies | oatmeal raisin cookies | white chocolate macadamia nut cookies | chocolate brownies | s’mores

taste of europe | $19 per person

european macaroons | coconut macaroons | assorted cake pops | chocolate truffles | starbucks double shots starbucks frappuccino

baja california station | $19 per person

mini beef taquitos | warm pepper cheese dip | corn tortilla chips | house-made guacamole | fire roasted salsa | sour cream

energize me | $20 per person

seasonal whole fruit | cliff bars | power bars | trail mix | pretzel sticks | assorted bottled smoothies | energy drinks

the nuttery | $20 per person

roasted cashews | cajun spiced almonds | roasted pistachios | candied walnuts | chocolate covered almonds

the harvest | $27 per person

domestic cheese | dried fruits and spread | varietal nuts | artisan breads | garden fresh vegetables | parmesan dip | hummus

beverage breaks
the basics - half day | $14 per person

priced for half day of service
freshly brewed premium coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tazo tea

the basics - all day | $22 per person

freshly brewed premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea
served at the start of your meeting, mid-morning refresh, afternoon refresh

all beverages - half day | $18 per person

priced for half day of service
pepsi | diet pepsi | sierra mist | mountain dew | vasa bottled water | premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea

all beverages - all day | $28 per person

pepsi | diet pepsi | sierra mist | mountain dew | vasa bottled water | premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea
served at the start of your meeting, mid-morning refresh, afternoon refresh

coffee by the gallon | $52 each

freshly brewed premium coffee | decaffeinated coffee | tazo tea

8-ounce soft drinks | $4 each

pepsi | diet pepsi | sierra mist | mountain dew

coffee break indulgements

bagels | $30 per dozen
muffin | pastry display | $28 per dozen
chocolate chip cookies | $28 per dozen
mini cupcake display | $28 per dozen
mini fruit skewers, honey yogurt | $5 each
cliff bars | $5 each
seasonal whole fruits | $3 each
assorted candy bars | $4 each
assorted bags of chips | $4 each
8-ounce soft drinks | $4 each
voss water | $6 each
sparkling water | $6 each
pure leaf bottled teas | $6 each
lemonade by the gallon | $42 each
iced tea by the gallon | $42 each
energy drinks | $6 each
gatorade | $6 each
starbucks double shots or bottled frappuccinos | $6 each

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Reception

hors d'oeuvres

all hors d'oeuvres are priced by the piece and are sold in increments of 50

cold canapes | $5 per piece

sundried tomato and buffalo mozzarella
sundried tomato tapenade
brie cheese and red grapes crostini
tuna tartar, wasabi cream, crispy wonton
baby tomato, nicoise olive, mozzarella brochette
watermelon and goat cheese skewer
chicken tartlet, candied pecans, bleu cheese and grapes
chicken salad in bouchee
endive, caramelized apple, candied walnut and boursin cheese
tenderloin and brie with caramelized onion

hot hors d'oeuvres | $5 per piece

sesame chicken
coconut shrimp, pineapple chutney
miniature beef wellington, dijon mustard
sundried tomato and feta in phyllo
kalamata olive and artichoke tart
mushrooms portobella en croute
frank in a blanket, whole grain mustard
pear and brie in phyllo
mini crab cakes, tartar sauce

small bites | hors d'oeuvres display

designed for one hour of service, minimum 20 guests required

spectrum pizza bar | $18 per person

thai | grilled chicken | thai basil | peanut sauce | scallions | caramelized red onions | pineapple
italian | sausage | pepperoni | mushrooms | bell peppers | black olives | onions
caprese | tomatoes | mozzarella cheese | parmesan cheese | olive oil | garlic basil

mac-n-cheese and mashed potato bar | $18 per person

classic three cheese macaroni rigato
garlic mashed potatoes
build to your liking:
bacon | sundried tomatoes | shaved parmesan | sharp cheddar | chicken | garlic sauteed wild mushrooms | chives
add steak or shrimp | $5 per person

street taco bar | $20 per person

carne asada and grilled chicken
salsa verde | salsa roja | cilantro and onions | corn tortillas
add shrimp | $5 per person

sliders bar | $20 per person

angus beef slider | aged cheddar | bacon | caramelized onions
bbq chicken slider | aged cheddar | bbq sauce | red onions
short rib slider | chipotle aioli | crispy onions

reception enhancements | platters

the following items are designed to enhance your reception package
platters accommodate about 50 guests

crudite display | $150 per platter

garden fresh vegetables | parmesan dip | hummus

artisan cheese display | $225 per platter

artisan cheese | dried fruits and spread | varietal nuts | artisan breads

sushi display | $265 per platter (two platter minimum)

california rolls | assorted sushi | sashimi | soy sauce | wasabi | pickled ginger

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Beverages

premium brands (may include)

smirnoff vodka | gordon gin | jim beam bourbon | dewars scotch | jose cuervo gold tequila | bacardi superior rum | canadian club blended whiskey | remy martin v.s.o.p

top shelf brands (may include)

absolute vodka | tanqueray gin | makers mark bourbon | milagro silver tequila | white label scotch | captain morgan rum | jack daniels blended whiskey | v.s courvoisier cognac

deluxe brands (may include)

grey goose vodka | bombay sapphire gin | knob creek bourbon | patron tequila | chivas scotch | johnny walker black scotch | mount gay eclipse gold rum | crown royal whiskey | hennessy v.s.o.p

wine premium brand (may include)

stone cellars by beringer - chardonnay | cabernet sauvignon | merlot

wine top shelf and deluxe brand (may include)

beaulieu vineyards century cellars - chardonnay | cabernet sauvignon | merlot

beer domestic (may include)

bud light | coors light | o‘douls (non-alcoholic)

beer premium, craft & imported (may include)

corona | stella artois | red trolley ale | blue moon belgian white | tower10 ipa

beverage package | unlimited hosted bar packages

priced per person
bartender is required per 100 guests
bartender fee $150 per attendant

premium

1st hour | $22
each additional hour add | $10

top shelf

1st hour | $24
each additional hour add | $12

deluxe

1st hour | $26
each additional hour add | $14

beer, wine, soda & water

1st hour | $16
each additional hour add | $8

wine during lunch or dinner service

1st hour | $14
each additional hour add | $7

beverage package | individual drinks charged on consumption

priced per person
bartender is required per 100 guests
bartender fee $150 per attendant

Premium

host bar | cash bar
cocktails $8 | $9
cordials $9 | $10
wine $8 | $9
martini $10 | $11

top shelf

host bar | cash bar
cocktails $10 | $11
cordials $11 | $12
wine $10 | $11
martini $12 | $13

deluxe

host bar | cash bar
cocktails $12 | $13
cordials $13 | $14
wine $10 | $13
martini $13 | $14

domestic & non-alcoholic beer | host bar $5 | cash bar $6
premium beer | host bar $6 | cash bar $7
soft drinks & bottled water | host bar $4 | cash bar $4

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Technology

Presenter’s Package (items included: Projector, screen, HDMI cable, VGA cable, Power strip, Extensions cord) $400
Projector $350
Screen $150
HDMI Cable $25
VGA Cable $25
Power Strip $15
Extension Cord $15
Wireless Microphone $150
Lapel Microphone $150
4 Channel Mixer $125
Up Lights $25
Laser Pointer $25
Clicker $25
Phone Line $50
Polycom (Conference Phone) $175
Signage Easel $10
Flip Charts w/ Easels, Markers & Tape $50
Flip Charts w/ Post It Charts, Easels & Markers $75
Pipe & Drape 10’ Panel- Black $20/foot up to 40' wide
LEKO Spot Light $100
VGA DA (split signal on 2 screens) $200
VGA Switcher (switch between 2 lap tops) $200
AV Technician (4 hour minimum) $200/hour
DJ Patch to House Sound $400
iPod & Auxiliary Patch to House Sound $100
1 JBL 250 Watt Speaker & Mixer $75


For additional equipment and pricing information please contact your Event Specialist.


General Information
Menu items and prices are subject to change without notice. Your Event Specialist will confirm menus and pricing with you.

event orders
the signed event order with your function details is due 14 days prior to the function. any changes after this time will need approval from your event manager.
guarantees
the final guaranteed attendance is due by 10:00am, 3 business days prior to the function. after this time the guaranteed may not be lowered. should the guaranteed number not be received at the above time and date, the expected numbers from the contract will become the guaranteed number. each event will be set for 3% above the guaranteed number. in the event the function should cancel within 3 business days, the guaranteed number will apply.
payment
the hotel does not accept payment upon conclusion. your total estimated charges must be paid in full 3 business days prior to the function unless credit has been established with the hotel. company or cashiers checks must be received at least 14 days prior to the function, personal checks are not accepted.
food & beverage
all food and beverage, including alcohol, must be purchased through the hotel and served only by hotel staff. the hotel will make every effort to adjust menus to conform to religious or dietary preferences. no food or beverage, alcoholic or otherwise, shall be brought into the hotel by the patron or attendees from outside sources without special permission of the hotel. the hotel reserves the right to make a charge for such services
banquet room set‐up
banquet seating is provided at rounds of 10. If a lower ratio is requested, $200 additional labor charges will apply.
room re‐sets
if the room set‐up is changed within 24 hours of the event, there will be an additional labor fee.
the fee will be a minimum of $200, but will increase depending on the size of the room and the complexity of the change(s).
service charge & sales tax
a 25% f&b staff charge plus applicable taxes (currently 7.75%) is applied to [banquet food, banquet beverage/ alcohol, outside catering, corkage fee], and a 25% av house charge, plus applicable taxes (currently 7.75%) is applied to [room rental, audio visual, linen, set up labor, av labor, bartender/ server labor]. the av house charge is used to offset the costs of utilities and equipment, and other non-labor expenses. this av house charge is not a tip or gratuity for services provided by employees and is not distributed to employees. banquet personnel are not customarily tipped, so tips are not expected.
labor charges
bartenders, carvers and station attendants are available at a $100 per attendant. should extra servers be requested above the normal staffing levels, the fee will be $100 per server for a 4 hour shift. labor fees are subject to california state sales tax.
decorations
arrangements for floral centerpieces, special props and decorations may be made through the catering office. all decorations must comply with the irvine fire department guidelines. the hotel will not permit the affixing of anything to the walls or ceiling of rooms without written approval from the catering office. fog machines and open flames are strictly prohibited. the hotel does not offer storage for decorations and props pre or post event.
security
the hotel may require security officers for certain events. security companies that have workmen’s compensation and liability insurance policies of $2,000,000 or more in effect only are allowed on the property. the hotel strictly enforces a “no weapon” policy for all security functions on the property. for further details contact your event manager.
signage
in order to maintain the ambiance of the hotel, all signs must be professionally printed; no handwritten signs are allowed. our hotel prohibits signs of any kind in the main lobby. however signage is permitted in the ballroom area. placement is subject to approval by your event manager and must meet traffic flow and safety guidelines.
audio visual and electrical
a complete line of audio visual aids are available through your event manager. they can arrange equipment rental for you. electrical needs exceeding existing 120‐volt/20‐amp wall plug service must be arranged in advance and will require additional charges.
parking
hotel offers a daily parking rate of $15.00 per car. valet parking is available for your event with prior arrangement and at additional fees. valet will be required for larger groups and will require additional charges.
corkage fee
corkage fees for wine brought in to the hotel is available at $15.00 per .750ml bottle and arrangements must be made in advance and approved by either your event management.
menu pricing
all prices contained in this portfolio of services are subject to change without notice. this applies to applicable service charges and state sales tax as well.
music
recommendations for orchestras and other entertainment are available through event management. should your entertainment require additional power, a power drop fee of $600.00 plus 25% service charge and current sales tax will apply.
the city of irvine strictly enforces noise curfews on amplified music in outdoor venues. the hotel will not permit amplified music past 10:00pm in the outdoor venues. the hotel must be assured that those vendors are informed of all rules and regulations pertinent to any service or products to be used at the hotel. vendors must provide a certificate of liability insurance
vendors
recommendations for audio visual, music, entertainment, photography, videography and additional décor are available through the event management. a client may bring vendors onto hotel premises that have no contract or legal connection with the hotel. in these cases, the hotel must be assured that those vendors are informed of all rules and regulations pertinent to any services or products to be used at the hotel. vendors must have workmen’s compensation and liability insurance policies in effect to be allowed on the property. Please see your event specialist to determine the amount required based on the type of vendor. vendors must provided a certificate of liability insurance that lists the following entities as additional insured’s:
Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott Hotel Services, Inc.
Courtyard Management Corporation
Irvine Center SPE, LLC
marriott rewarding events
earn points for future stays at marriott hotels and resorts or frequent flyer miles with 17 airline partners if you are or become a marriott rewards member. the hotel offers three points for each dollar spent on all charges excluding service charge and sales tax. there is a maximum of 50,000 points or 15,000 miles per event and points will be processed approximately 1 week after your event.
hold harmless clause
your contract will contain a “hold harmless clause” which protects the hotel from any claims for losses or damages arising out of vendors activities.
function times
in the event that the function room is occupied past the contracted end time and is available for an extended time; there is a $500/ hour fee
smoking
courtyard by marriott irvine spectrum is a non-smoking hotel. california law does not permit smoking indoors.

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