Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal or Baby Showers, Luncheons

Please call Michelle at 618-593-1418

Banquet Policies & Procedures

The following policies explain the basic guidelines for LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) and will assist you in the planning stages of your event.  Specific details pertaining to menu selections, room and table arrangements, and other matters will be discussed and established prior to the event.  Every effort will be made by the Staff and Management of LMbries (Lou and Michelle’s) to ensure a successful event.  A well planned and successful event requires review of the following polices.

  1. ROOM RENTAL CHARGES: Room rental is $75.00  (3-4 hour limit)
  1. ADVANCE PAYMENT: For all general events, a deposit of $75  shall be paid to LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) at the time of signing the contract.  We require estimated total number of guests five (5) days prior to the function date.   If the required final number of guest count is not received, the estimated total number will be used.  Charges will be based on estimated, final, or actual number served, whichever is larger.  Balance is due in full at the conclusion of the event.
  1. CANCELLATION POLICY:  If cancelled prior to the event the $75.00 will be forfeited to LMBries.
  1. FOOD AND BEVERAGE: LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) must provide all food and beverage, with the exception of the Cake or Dessert.
  1. PREVAILING LAWS: All Federal, State, and Local laws with regard to food and beverage purchase and consumption are strictly adhered to.  LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) reserves the right to inspect and regulate all private meetings, banquets, and receptions in accordance with established policies and laws.
  1. SERVICE CHARGES AND SALES TAX: An eighteen percent (18%) service charge will be applied to all food and beverage revenue.  The seven percent (7%) sales tax (or current tax rate) will be applied to all food charges.
  1. SERVICE FEES:    One Service Staff is needed for up to 60 guest that is not included in the rental hall amount,  at $12.00 and hours if appetizers are served.  Linens and a Server are provided and included with a package luncheon.  Any additional server/bartender is at the cost of the applicant at $12.00 an hour.
  1. CONDUCT: The host is responsible for the conduct of all persons in attendance and for any damages incurred upon LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) or its guests by individuals associated with or representing the group’s organization.
  1. SMOKING: Smoking is only allowed outside the premises.
  1.  LIQUOR SERVICE: Open Bar (Is available for 4 continuous hours):  All charges incurred in relation to bar sales will be the responsibility of the group or individual hosting the event.  LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) facility reserves the right to refuse service to any minor, or person who cannot provide proof of age, per Illinois State law.  LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s), at its own discretion, may discontinue beverage service if Illinois laws are not obeyed. (IF UNDER AGE GUESTS ARE DRINKING THE EVENT IS CANCELLED)
  1. ACT OF GOD: If, for reasons beyond our control, including but not limited to, labor strikes, accidents, government restrictions or regulation on travel, acts of war or acts of god, LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) is unable to perform its obligations, then such non-performance is excused with no other liability upon return of deposit.  In no event shall LMbries (Lou & Michelle’s) be liable for consequential damages for any reason whatsoever.
  1. DECORATING: Decorating the Ballroom prior to the event shall be discussed and arrangements will be made to let you in the premises. No Confetti is allowed.
  1. FORMS OF PAYMENT: Payment shall be in the form of a check, cash or credit card.  Credit Card payments will have an additional two percent (3%) added to the final bill.


I acknowledge the receipt and review of The Banquet Policies & Procedures for LMBries (Lou and Michelle’s)



Client Info

Thank you for joining us for your special celebration.

Company Name and/or Function:
Phone Number(s):
Date of Party:
Time of Function:

Doors open:

Estimated Number of Guests:
Deposit Paid      $75.00     Date:

The undersigned acknowledges and accepts this contract and all stipulations, and agrees to comply with the same.


Appetizers are as follows: 

Not included:  Server, Linens, Beverages

Everything is A La Carte with appetizers menu.


Shrimp Cocktail (100/120ct) $39.99
Toasted Ravioli with Marinara   $38.00/120
Spinach & Artichoke Dip with Peta Bread  $25.99
Mini Dollar Rolls – Sandwiches (1doz) $15.99
Chicken Wings   5lb – $30.99
Veggie Tray  $45.99
Cheese Tray & Crackers  $39.99
Sausage, Cheese & Crackers     $42.99 serves 20-25
Fresh Fruit Tray with Dip   $54.99
Taco Dip Tray   $27.95/sm      $37.95/lg
Meatballs      $43.50/150      $48.50/200
Deviled Eggs  $10.99/1 1/2 dozen
Relish Platter    $49.99 serves 20-25
Chicken Strips   $44.95/5lbs
Cheeseball & Crackers  $11.99
Mostaccioli (minimum 5lbs)  $6.95/lb
Beef Brisket  $10.95/lb
Italian Beef  $10.95/lb
BBQ Pulled Pork  $9.95/lb
Pasta Con Broccoli (minimum 5lbs) $6.95/lb
Potato Salad $3.95/lb
Cole Slaw  $3.95/lb
Baked Beans $6.50 serves 6-8    $18.99 serves 30-32

Tea, Lemonade and Coffee is also available (let Michelle know how much you will need)


We at Lou & Michelle’s know the time and effort that goes into planning a special event.  We have created a menu and the atmosphere for all your needs.



Server, Linens, Coffee, Lemonade and Tea are  included in the price of package luncheons

Option One (1) $12.99 per Guest

Croissant Sandwich with Choice of:
Turkey & Cheese
Ham & Cheese
Chicken Salad
Tuna Salad

Choice of:
House Salad
Potato Salad
Pasta Salad

Vegetable Tray

Option Two (1) $12.99 per Guest

Choice of Pasta:
Mostaccioli with Meat Sauce
Fettuccini Alfredo
Pasta Con Broccoli

House Salad

Toasted Ravioli


Option Three (3)  $12.99 per Guest

Hot Dogs
Pulled Pork

Choose Two Sides: 
Potato Salad
Pasta Salad
Baked Beans
Green Beans
Pickled Beets

All Dinners included Bread with butter, tea and coffee

Option Four (4)  $17.99 per Guest 

Choose Two Entrees:
Pork Steaks 14oz
Chicken (Bone in)
Pork Ribs
Pork Chops (Bone in)

Choose Two Sides:
Potato Salad
Pasta Salad
Baked Beans
Green Beans
Pickled Beets

All dinners include Bread with butter, tea and coffee

Tax and Gratuity not Included. 

Price includes Server for 3 hours and Linens