A meeting room rental will be assessed according to the size of the group and total expenditure. A 23.75% service and administrative charge will be added to your bill total plus applicable state or local tax. A portion of this charge will be gratuity as calculated by the following formula and duly distributed to servers, and where applicable, bussers and /or bartenders assigned to the Event. For functions held on the 4th floor and 18th floor Executive Meeting Center: the gratuity will be the greater of (i)16.9% of Food and Room Rental and 18.4% of the Beverage total, or (ii) 15% of 96.3% of the combined Food & Beverage, Room Rental, Audio Visual Commission & other charges which are required by our Union contract to be subject to the combined gratuity. All other Catering location Functions: The gratuity will be the greater of (i) 15.9 of the Food & Room Rental total and 17.9% of that amount in Beverage served for events inside the function room or 15% for all beverage service from a Service Bar; or (ii) 15% of 96.3% of the combined Food & Beverage Room Rental, Audio Visual commission and other charges which are required by our Union contract to be subject to the combined gratuity. For all functions, the remainder of the combined gratuity and administrative charge (currently 23.75%) will be an administrative charge. This administrative charge is not a gratuity and is the property of the Hotel to cover discretionary costs of the Event. We will endeavor to notify you in advance of your Event of any increases to the combined gratuity and administrative charge should different gratuities be in effect on the day of the Event pursuant to the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
NY State Sales Tax: 8.875% will be added to your account for NY State Sales Tax.