Frequently asked questions

What Is The Capacity For A Wedding At Ravisloe?


Ravisloe Country Club can host weddings up to 300 guests.




Is There a Minimum Guest Count?


Yes. Due to high demand and the fact that Ravisloe hosts only ONE wedding per day. Ravisloe Weddings does require a minimum of 150 guests for a SATURDAY wedding. Any other day of the week there is a 50 person minimum.




Do I Need To Guarantee A Certain Number of Guests?


We do understand that guest count can fluctuate, but we do require a minimum of 150 guests to book a Saturday wedding at Ravisloe and 50 guest minimum all other days.




Do I Need To Be A Member?


Ravisloe Country Club is a PUBLIC venue, so anyone can golf or book an event.




What Is Your Pricing?


Pricing a wedding can fall into a wide range and is largely determined by the size of your event. Our wedding staff will work with you to customize a package to ensure you receive exactly what you want. Email us for more information on pricing.




Do You Have Outdoor Facilities?


Our ivy-covered courtyard is a beautiful setting for your ceremony as well as for people to step outside throughout the evening. You may even decide to toss your bouquet from our balcony or grab some fresh air at our gazebo.




Are There Hotels In The Area?


La Banque Hotel, an 18-room boutique hotel is located just three minutes from Ravisloe and is the perfect spot for the happy couple, bridal party and out of town guests. La Banque is available for room blocks for guests, or wedding parties can reserve the entire hotel for an entirely private event. Their website is labanquehotel.com and phone number, 708.798.6000.




Is There A Service Charge on Top of the Bill?


Yes, There is an 20% service charge that will be applied to food and beverage.




Are There Any Cleaning Fees, Overtime Charges, Insurance-Fees?


Ravisloe Country Club reserves the right to charge a damange/cleaning fee if necessary after the wedding. Anything exceeding said event times will incur a fee of $100 per ½ hour and will be billed to client or deducted from initial deposit. Proof of liability insurance may be required.




Can You Provide A List of Venue Policies?


Venue policies will all be listed in your event contract.




Do You Allowed Outside Alcohol?


All alcohol consumed on Ravisloe's premises must be purchased at Ravisloe Country Club. Outside liquor is not permitted.




May I Use My Own Catering Service?


Due to licensing and insurance requirements, all food and beverages to be served on RCC property must be supplied and prepared by RCC. No outside food or beverage will be allowed on the premises (with the exception of cakes or sweet tables from commercial bakeries) without permission of RCC. In addition, no remaining food and beverage shall be removed from the premises. At the conclusion of the function, such food and beverage becomes the property of RCC.




What Are My Vendors Set-Up and Breakdown Time?


Any outside vendor such as bands, dj, florists, bakeries, etc. must be fully licensed and insured. All outside vendors contracted should be informed that they have a 4 hour window from start of ceremony or reception, to set up before the event and maximum of 1 hour after conclusion of the wedding to unload, breakdown or gather property. Subject to availability of venue, vendors will have the option to pick up the following day. Anything exceeding said times will incur a fee of $100 per ½ hour and will be billed to client or deducted from initial deposit. All non-wedding events will have one hour prior to event start time to set up and one hour post event to clear out.




Is There A Shuttle Service Available For My Guests?


Ravisloe Country Club does not provide shuttle service, but our events staff can work with you to find a reliable service in the Homewood area. Our preferred vendor is Driver Transportation Services, which can be reached at 708.577.3553 or derrick.fisher@dtsicompany.com




Am I allowed to take home leftover food from my event?


Unforutantely, no. Health department regulations strictly prohibits food that has been sitting out from leaving the facility with guests. At the conclusion of the function, such food and beverage becomes the property of RCC. All leftover food needs to be disposed of by Ravisloe staff. There will be no exceptions made. This is for everyone's health and safety.




How do I secure my date?


All wedding bookings require a $1,500 deposit to secure the date. Cash or check is preferred. We can process credit cards with an additional 3% credit card fee. All non-wedding bookings require a $500 deposit to secure the date. again, Cash or check is preferred. We can process credit cards with an additional 3% credit card fee.




Do you hold dates?


No, the venue is booked on a first come, first served basis.




Does the venue allow candles?


Yes, candles may be used if they are enclosed in proper holders and the flame is protected on all sides. Open flame candles such as candlesticks are not permitted.




Does the venue allow confection decor?


Unfortuantely, Ravisloe does NOT allow decor items such as confetti, glitter, rice, streamers, fake petals, and poppers.




Do you allow late night snacks?


Yes, we do allow late night snacks for weddings at no additional charge. Whether Ravisloe places an order for you, or you bring in your own late night snack vendor. It is important to remember that any vendors brought on premise need to be licensed and insured.




Do we have access to the bridal suite/grooms room?


For wedding parties that have both a ceremony and reception at Ravisloe have access to our bridal suite and grooms room 7 hours prior to their wedding until 1 hour after their wedding end time.