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The Graylyn Estate is as unique a setting


as can be imagined to celebrate a new
beginning. We are committed to providing
the unique touches that will make your
experience so singularly ours and so
wonderfully yours.

On the southwest lawn of the Manor House, a stone gazebo and terrace frame the
White Garden. The garden's year round white blooming flowers make a beautiful
and natural setting for wedding ceremonies up to 275 guests.

Found in the French cottage feel of the Mews, the picturesque rose garden is the
ideal site for an intimate ceremony for up to 100 guests.

As you enter the Manor House through the fifteenth


you are transported into another era. Continu
sophistication and elegance of the Living Room, out

h-century French carved doorway in the main entrance hall,


ue on to the Living Room Wing which encompasses the
tdoor terraces and the Atlantis Room to dance the night away.

The Dining Room Wing of the estate encompasses the


Your guests will be taken back to the Main Dining R
Louis XV paneling that was import

e Main Dining Room, the Dining Room Porch and the Library.
Room's Neoclassical design of the Adamesque period and rare
ted from Paris and adorn the Library walls.

Just over the curved stone bridge and spr


The Mews is a breathtaking enclave housing
cobblestone courtyard

rawling lawns is the french cottage inspired Mews.


g Graylyns largest function space, the Rose Garden,
and 35 spectacular guestrooms.

Graylyns guest rooms provide an


extraordinary blend of warmth, style and
service. Luxurious comforts make for something
special and unique as the honeymoon begins.

At the Manor House, enjoy the original 1930s resident and guest room floor with all the comforts
of modern amenities.The Manor House features 33 exquisite guest rooms, The Bowman
Gray Suite,The Natalie Gray Suite as well as multiple elegant and private dining rooms.

ac c o m m o dat i o n s
An enchanting historic property with all the modern amenities, Graylyn features 86 well-appointed and uniquely
decorated guest rooms attractively situated throughout the pristine 55-acre estate. With 5 distinct and exclusive
buildings each containing diverse accommodations for your quest to choose from, an unforgettable experience awaits.

Celebrate your wedding night in pure luxury in one of our


Manor House premium guestrooms. A bouquet of red
roses, bottle of chilled champagne and delicious chocolate
covered strawberries await you and your sweetheart when
you book the Graylyn Wedding Night Package.The package
also includes turndown service, amenity basket, a Graylyn
print, and room service breakfast for 2 adults, an early
check-in and late check-out.

The Gardeners Cottage was originally home to the estate


gardener when the estate opened 1932. Quaint, distinctive
and private, its ideal for wedding parties. The cottage
sleeps 6-10 and consists of four premium guest rooms,
private baths and a common parlor roomthe perfect
intimate gathering place.

The Bernard Cottage, the original temporary residence


for the Grays during the construction of the manor house
is the ideal space for the bride or grooms entire family.
The cottage sleeps 12-16 and hosts 9 guest rooms including
the Benjamin Bernard Suite.

Graylyn satisfies every guest with its


variety of menu options from a casual
brunch buet to an elegant four-course
dinner menu. Graylyn is sure to delight
the most discerning palate.

dining

The menu is prepared with the freshest ingredients available. A selection


may be made from the items listed below for a brunch menu.
FRESH FRUIT DISPLAY
Select two:
Fresh Baked Muffins
Danish Pastries
Fresh Baked Buttermilk Biscuits
Yeast Rolls

DESSERT
Select two:
Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte
Assorted Mini Cheese Cakes
Home Made Pound Cake with
Mixed Berry Compote and Whipped Cream
A Trio of Macaroon, Brownie & Blondie
Dessert Bars served with Chocolate and
Vanilla Sauces

Select one:
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Sausage Links
Sausage Patties
Country Ham

CULINARY ACTION STATIONS


Omelet Station to include:
Ham, Peppers, Mushrooms,Cheddar Cheese,
Onions, Fresh Country Eggs and Egg Beaters
(12.50 per person)

Select two:
Buttered Grits
OBrien Skillet Potatoes
Rice Pilaf
Whipped Potatoes

Belgium Waffle Station to include: Fruit


Compote, Whipped Cream, Maple Syrup and
Whipped Butter
(10.50 per person)

Select one:
Cheddar Cheese Omelets
Quiche Lorraine
Ham and Cheese Frittata

Culinary Action Stations require an attendant.


65 per hour per attendant
Food service hours have a 2 hour maximum.

Select one:
Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes &
Roasted Shallots
Squash Medley
Glazed Carrots and Fennel

Appropriate service hours for


Brunch may be the following:
9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

Select one:
Grilled Marinated Chicken with
Tropical Fruit Salsa
Chicken Marsala
Baked Salmon in Sherry-Spinach Cream Sauce
Grilled Mahi Mahi in Pineapple Rum Compote

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201314 menu selections

Includes soup, salad and entre


(Starts at 31.00 ++)

SIGNATURE SOUPS
Butternut Squash* & Apple Soup, Tomato Bisque
with Basil Chiffonade, Sweet Potato Bisque with
Pumpernickel Croutons*, Cream of Five Onion Soup
with Cornbread Croutons, Roasted Corn and Country
Ham Chowder, New England Clam Chowder and
Roasted Vegetable Soup

PREMIERE SALADS**
Bibb Salad
Crispy Bibb Lettuce with Marinated Grape Tomatoes and
Cotton Onions in a Granny Smith Vinaigrette
Grilled Pear Salad
Bouquet of Baby Lettuce Leaves with Bleu Cheese-Walnut
Croutons and Fresh Grilled Pear & Champagne Vinaigrette

PREMIERE SOUPS**
Lobster Bisque, She Crab Soup, Double Chicken
Consomm with Toasted Orzo and Grilled Chicken
with Morel Mushroom Soup

SIGNATURE ENTRES
Grilled Key West Chicken with Tropical Fruit Salsa
Served with Fresh Vegetables and Steamed Red Bliss
Potatoes with Parsley Butter

SIGNATURE SALADS
House Salad
A Duo of Red and Green Leaf Lettuce mixed with
Tomatoes, Cucumber, Alfalfa Sprouts,Carrots and
Black Olives in a Herb Vinaigrette

Grilled Bistro Steak with Bleu Cheese Crust


Served with Fresh Vegetables and Chateau Potatoes
Grilled Salmon Fillet in a Lemon-Caper Cream Sauce
Served with Saffron Risotto and Fresh Vegetables

Classic Caesar Salad


Fresh Romaine Greens Tossed in our House Made
Caesar Dressing with Garlic Croutons & Romano Cheese

Grilled Tuna Fillet in a Provenal Sauce


Served with Basmati-Cilantro Rice and JulienneVegetables

Green Salad
Cucumber Wrapped Salad with Baby Greens,
Strawberries, Scallions,Toasted Pecans and Proscuitto
Crisp in Raspberry Vinaigrette
Spinach Salad
Baby Spinach Leaves Tossed with Red Onion Confit,
Crumbled Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans and Tomatoes
in a Sherry Vinaigrette

Pork Scaloppini with Apple-Cranberry Chutney


Served with Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Vegetables
Roasted Chicken Breast in aWild Mushroom Cream Sauce
Served with Apricot Wild Rice and Fresh Vegetables
Roasted PorkTenderloin in a Sweet Onion Barbecue Sauce
Served with Chive Whipped Potatoes and Fresh Vegetables
PREMIERE BEEF & LAMB**
Charbroiled Filet Mignon Served in a Perigeaux
Sauce with Roasted Shallot Whipped Potatoes

Greek Salad
European Greens with Crumbled Feta, Diced English
Cucumber, Roma Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives and Red
Onion Julienne in a Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette

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Roasted Colorado Lamb Rack Served in a


Black Currant Demi Glace with Red Pepper
Whipped Potatoes

receptions

LYONS
(59 ++ per person)
Select from the following:
1 Display
1 Signature Action Station
or 1 Signature Carving Station
2 Signature Hors D'Oeuvres
2 Premium Hors D'Oeuvres
Graylyn Coffee Experience
Soft Beverages
NATHALIE
(69 ++ per person)
Select from the following:
1 Display
1 Premium Action Station
1 Signature Carving Station
2 Signature Hors D'Oeuvre's
2 Premium Hors D'Oeuvre's
Graylyn Coffee Experience
Soft Beverages
BOWMAN
(79 ++ per person)
Select from the following:
1 Display
1 Premium Action Station
1 Premium Carving Station
3 Signature Hors D'Oeuvre's
2 Premium Hors D'Oeuvre's
Graylyn Coffee Experience
Soft Beverages
*Subject to 6.75% tax and 20% gratuity. Receptions subject to attendant fees.

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Coconut Shrimp
North Carolina Shrimp Dipped in Egg, Bread Crumbs
and Coconut, Fried and Served with an OrangeHorseradish Dipping Sauce.

Salsa Fresca with Chips


Fresh Diced Tomatoes Tossed with Onions, Garlic,
Jalapeno, Cilantro and Vinegar. Served with
Tri-Colored Tortilla Chips.

Spanakopita
Fresh Sauted Spinach Tossed with Feta Cheese, Pine
Nuts and Garlic Wrapped in Layers of Phyllo Dough.

Roasted Spicy Chorizo Flatbread


Spicy Chorizo Roasted with Roasted Red Pepper
Marscapone Cheese on Crispy Flatbread.

Assorted Tea Sandwiches


Chef Selected Tea Sandwiches to include:
Cucumber and Dill on White, Pimento Cheese
on Pumpernickel,Tuna Salad on Wheat,
Roast Beef and Cheddar on Rye.

Southern Fried Chicken Skewers


Fried Buttermilk Battered Chicken Skewered
and Served with Green Tomato and Zesty Ranch Dip.

Cranberry, Brie Cheese and Spinach in Phyllo Cups


Sauted Cranberries and Baby Spinach in a Phyllo Cup
Topped with a Slice of Brie Cheese and Caramel Sauce.

Steak and Cilantro Empanada with Salsa Dip


Hand Filled Empanada with Fresh Cilantro, Steak and
Cheese and Served with Salsa Dip.
Roma Tomato Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella
Toasted Baguette Chip Topped with Freshly Sliced
Mozzarella Cheese, Diced Roma Tomatoes and Basil
Pesto Enhanced with Cracked Black Pepper.

Smoked Salmon and Brie Cheese Wrapped Asparagus


Thinly Sliced Smoked Salmon Wrapped Around Fresh
Asparagus Spears Enhanced with a
Touch of Brie Cheese.

Tempura Chicken Strips


Lightly Battered Chicken Strips Gently Fried and
Servedwith a Sweet Chili Vinaigrette

Pimento Cheese Phyllo Cup with Bacon


House Made Pimento Cheese with Bacon
and a Sliced Green Tomato served in a Phyllo Cup.

Blue Bacon Stuffed Phyllo


Crispy Bacon and Blue Cheese Filled in a
Phyllo Cup then Baked.

Mini Ham Biscuits


House Made Buttermilk Biscuits Served with Lightly
Sauteed Country Ham.

Pimento Cheese and Green Tomato Canape


House Made Pimento Cheese and Zesty Spiced Green
Tomato Canape Served in a Phyllo Cup.

Veggie Style Zucchini and Yellow Squash Pancake


Local Market Zucchini and Yellow Squash Shredded
and Made into Mini Pancakes Topped with Slow
Roasted Garlic Sour Cream.

Fried Green Tomato and Grit Cake


Seared White Cheddar Cheese Grits Served
with a Spicy Fried Green Tomato.

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Chevre Stuffed Strawberries


Fresh Driscoll Strawberries Stuffed with Whipped
North Carolina Goat Cheese.

Mini Crab Cakes


House Made Crab Cakes Which are Lightly
Seared and Served with a Roasted Red
Pepper Cream Sauce.

Roasted Beef Skewer


Served with a Cornichon Pickle and Horseradish Dip.
Soy Marinated Tuna
Fresh Ahi Tuna Glazed with Sesame Oil Served
with Wasabi on a Fried Won Ton Triangle.

Ancho Rubbed Duck and Pineapple Skewer


Dried, Rubbed Duck Breast Chunks Grilled to
Perfection on Skewers with Freshly Diced Pineapples.
Mini Spring Rolls
Napa Cabbage Tossed with Diced Chicken,
Cashews and Spices, Rolled in a Won Ton,
Wrapped and Gently Fried.

Chicken with Cilantro in Phyllo


Grilled Chicken Mixed with Peppers, Onions, Spices,
Sour Cream and Cilantro. Served in a Phyllo Cup.

Assorted Dim Sum


Assorted Steamed and Fried Dim Sum Served with
Soy Scallion Sauce and Sweet Chili Dressing.

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Red Bliss Potato


Fresh Red Bliss Potato Stuffed with Pimento Cheese
and Banana Peppers Topped with Asiago Cheese and
Baked to a Golden Brown.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms


Fresh Crab Meat Tossed with Peppers, Mustard and
Spices sSuffed in a Jumbo Mushroom Cap.

Caribbean Jerk Chicken in Phyllo Cups


Tender Chicken with Caribbean Jerk Spices
Topped with Crispy Bacon and Mango Chutney.

Blackened Chicken Quesadillas


Blackened Chicken Breast Tossed with Spinach,
Pepper Jack Cheese and Roasted Peppers.
Served with House Made Pico de Gallo.

Smoked SalmonWonton
A Crispy Wonton Topped with Smoked Salmon,
Brie Cheese and Fresh Asparagus.
Shrimp Cocktail Shooters
North Carolina Shrimp Poached and Served in Shot
Glasses with a Spicy Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Wedge.

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Mini BeefWellingtons
Tender Braised Beef Mixed with Mushroom
Duxelle Wrapped in Puff Pastry.

SIGNATURE DISPLAYS
Baked Brie
Large BrieWheel Baked andTopped withWarm Mango
Chutney, Served with Baguette Chips and Crackers

with Garlic Breadsticks and Fresh Grated Parmesan Cheese


Southwestern Quesadilla Station
Blackened Chicken Strips, Shredded Pepper
Jack Cheese, Diced Tomato, Avocado and Spicy Salsa
Grilled Between Two Flour Tortillas. Served with
Cilantro Sour Cream and Black Bean Sauce

FreshVegetable Crudits
Fresh Cucumber, Carrots, Celery, Asparagus,Tomatoes,
Broccoli, Cauliflower and Mixed Peppers Served
with Ranch Dipping Sauce

PREMIUM ACTION STATIONS


Shrimp and Grits Station
White Cheddar Cheese Grits, Shrimp,Tasso Ham,
Scallions and Cream

Domestic Cheese and Fruit Display


A Selection of Domestic and International Cheeses
Garnished with Mixed Berries and Distinctive Crackers

Seafood Risotto Station


Coastal Shrimp, Scallops, Mussels, Julienne Fennel
and Tomato Tossed with Garlic, Shallots, Saffron,
Araborio Rice and Cream

Marinated GrilledVegetable Display


Fresh Herb and Balsamic Marinated Squash, Zucchini,
Peppers, Asparagus, Portobello Mushrooms,
Roasted Carrots and Eggplant Served with a
Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

SIGNATURE CARVING STATIONS


Roasted Breast of Bone in Turkey
Served with Natural Jus, Cranberry Mayonnaise
and Miniature Dinner Rolls

PREMIUM DISPLAYS
Smoked Salmon Display
Scottish Smoked Salmon Served with Capers,
Boiled Egg, Red Onion Served with Sauce Verte
and Distinctive Crackers

Carved Marinated Flank Steak


Served with Horseradish Cream Sauce, Assorted
Mustards and Mini Dinner Rolls

Fresh Melon Display with Fondue


Fresh Diced Pineapple, Honeydew, Cantaloupe and
Strawberries Served with Brown Sugar,Whipped
Cream and Chocolate Fondue

PREMIUM CARVING STATIONS


Carved Leg of Lamb
Garlic Studded Boneless Leg of Lamb Rubbed with a Mint
Pesto Served with Natural Jus Lie

Roasted FreshVegetable Display


Roasted Baby Carrots, Asparagus, Baby Mushrooms, Red
Onions, Zucchini and Artichokes with Basil Pesto Oil and
Crumbled Goat Cheese
SIGNATURE ACTION STATIONS
Pasta Station
Tri-Colored Tortellini and Penne Pasta
with Marinara and Alfredo Romano served

Roasted Strip Loin of Beef


Served with Hard Rolls, Creamed Horseradish
and a Green Peppercorn Demi Glace.
Whole Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Served with Assorted Mustards, Horseradish Cream
Sauce and Miniature Dinner Rolls (Roasted to Medium)

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dinner menu

Roasted Bone-In Pork Chop


Roasted Bone in Pork Chop with a Dried
Cranberry Jus Li

Petit Filet and Shrimp


Grilled Filet Mignon and Shrimp Brochette in
Roasted Garlic-Rosemary Cream Sauce

Served with
Whipped Sweet Potatoes and
Seasonal Vegetable Ragout

Served with
Andouille Hoppin John and Seasonal Vegetable Ragout
Accompanied by
Sweet Potato Bisque
Cucumber Wrapped Salad with Orange
Segments, Toasted Almonds in
Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette

Accompanied by
Cream of Five Onion Soup
Traditional Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
(69.00 pp++)

(69.00 pp++)
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with Sauce Jus Li

Petit Filet and Crab


Seared Loin of Beef and Crab Cake with
a Roasted Pepper Cream Sauce

Served with
Horseradish Whipped Potatoes

Served with
Chateau Potatoes and Vegetable Ragout

Accompanied by
Roasted Corn and Country Ham Chowder Soup
Iceberg Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers and
Red Onions in Herb Vinaigrette

Accompanied by
Grilled Chicken and Wild Mushroom Bisque
Baby Red & Green Romaine Caesar Salad

(69.00 pp++)

(73.00 pp++)
Petit Filet and Salmon
Grilled Petit Filet & Salmon Filet in a Cabernet Demi Glace
Served with
Roasted Shallot Whipped Potatoes and Asparagus
Accompanied by
Chilled Spicy Green Tomato Soup with Red Pepper Oil
Arugula and Spinach Salad Cherry Tomatoes and
Ricotta Cheese in Balsamic Vinaigrette
(69.00 pp++)

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All selections include bread, tea & coffee.

dinner options
Includes soup, salad and entre
(Starts at 69.00 ++)

SIGNATURE SOUPS
Butternut Squash & Apple Soup*, Tomato Bisque
with Basil Chiffonade, Sweet Potato Bisque with
Pumpernickel Croutons*, Cream of Five Onion Soup
with Cornbread Croutons, Roasted Corn and Country
Ham Chowder, New England Clam Chowder and
Roasted Vegetable Soup

PREMIERE SALADS**
Bibb Salad
Crispy Bibb Lettuce with Marinated Grape Tomatoes
and Cotton Onions in a Granny Smith Vinaigrette

PREMIERE SOUPS**
Lobster Bisque, She Crab Soup, Double Chicken
Consomm with Toasted Orzo and Grilled Chicken
with Morel Mushroom Soup

Grilled Pear Salad


Bouquet of Baby Lettuce Leaves with Bleu CheeseWalnut Croutons and Fresh Grilled Pear &
Champagne Vinaigrette
SIGNATURE ENTRES
Graylyn Chicken
Stuffed with Spinach, Proscuitto and Smoked
Mozzarella Cheese in a Sun-Dried Tomato Basil
Cream Sauce. Served with Angel Hair Pasta

SIGNATURE SALADS
House Salad
A Duo of Red and Green Leaf Lettuce Mixed with
Tomatoes, Cucumber, Alfalfa Sprouts, Carrots and
Black Olives in a Herb Vinaigrette

Grilled Salmon Fillet


Served in an Orange-Chive Beurre Blanc
with Saffron Rice

Classic Caesar Salad


Fresh Romaine Greens Tossed in our House Made
Caesar Dressing with Garlic Croutons and
Romano Cheese

Grilled Swordfish Steak


Served in a Ginger-Lemongrass Cream Sauce
with Chive Whipped Potatoes
Herb Crusted Chicken Supreme
Served in a Chardonnay-Mushroom Veloute
with Parmesan Risotto

Green Salad
Cucumber Wrapped Salad with Baby Greens,
Strawberries, Scallions, Toasted Pecans and
Proscuitto Crisp in Raspberry Vinaigrette

Grilled NewYork Sirloin


Served in a Caramelized Shallot-Shiitake
Mushroom Demi Glace with Fondant Potatoes

Spinach Salad
Baby Spinach Leaves Tossed with Red Onion Confit,
Crumbled Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans and
Tomatoes in a Sherry Vinaigrette

Herb Marinated Tuna


Served in a Red Pepper Coulis with Basil
Whipped Potatoes

Greek Salad
European Greens with Crumbled Feta, Diced English
Cucumber, Roma Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives and Red
Onion Julienne in a Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette

Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi


Served in an Amoricaine Sauce with Cilantro Rice

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dinner options
Includes soup, salad and entre
(Starts at 69.00 ++)

SIGNATURE ENTRES CONTINUED


Porcini Stuffed Chicken Breast
Served in a Sweet Onion Cream Sauce with
Bourbon-Pecan Rice Pilaf
Seared Duck Breast
Served in a Port Wine Dried Cranberry Gastrique
with Vegetable Cous Cous
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
Served with Creamed Horseradish and Sauce
Jus Li with Chive Whipped Potatoes
Veal Scalloppini
Served in a Port Wine Demi Glace and Fettuccine
with Roquefort Cream Sauce
PREMIERE BEEF & LAMB**
Charbroiled Filet Mignon
Served in a Perigeaux Sauce with Roasted
Shallot Whipped Potatoes
Roasted Colorado Lamb Rack
Served in a Black Currant Demi Glace
with Red Pepper Whipped Potatoes

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BEER AND WINE BAR


Available for
4 hours: 29.50pp++
3 hours: 24.00pp++
2 hours: 19.50pp++
1 hour: 14.00pp++

SELECT BAR**
Available for
4 hours: 44.50pp++
3 hours: 33.50pp++
2 hours: 24.50pp++
1 hour: 20.00pp++

SIGNATURE BAR**
Available for
4 hours:38.50pp++
3 hours: 29.00pp++
2 hours: 21.50pp++
1 hour: 17.00pp++

Well Brands
Bacardi Light Dry Rum
Beefeater Dry Gin
Seagram's VO Blended Canadian Whiskey
Dewars, White Label
Jim Beam Bourbon
Cuervo Especial
Smirnoff Vodka
Southern Comfort

Well Brands
Bacardi Light Dry Rum
Beefeater Dry Gin
Seagram's VO Blended Canadian Whiskey
Dewars, White Label
Jim Beam Bourbon
Cuervo Especial
Smirnoff Vodka
Southern Comfort

Upgraded Wines*
Domestic & Imported Beers
Sodas: Coca-Cola & Pepsi Products
Juices
Bottled Water
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water

House Wines*
Domestic & Imported Beers
Note: Client to select 3 Premium Brands
to substitute for 3 Well brands

Sodas: Coca-Cola & Pepsi Products


Juices
Bottled Water
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water

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PREMIERE BAR**
Available for
4 hours: 48.50pp++
3 hours: 36.50pp++
2 hours: 24.50pp++
1 hour: 20.00pp++
Premium Brands
Crown Royal Canadian Blend
Jack Daniels
Jose Cuervo 1800 Gold
Ketel One Vodka
Myers Original Dark Rum
Raynal Brandy
Stolichnaya Gold Vodka
Tanqueray/Bombay Gin
Captains List Wines*
Selection of Domestic, Imported
and Premium Beers
Sodas: Coca-Cola & Pepsi Products
Juices
Bottled Water
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water

* Selected by Graylyns Beverage Manager


**1000 minimum or 175 set-up & breakdown fee per bar
*** Guests under 21 years of age are $12.50pp++
(non-alcoholic beverages only)

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w e d di n g s at g r ay ly n
Thank you for considering Graylyn to host your wedding event!
We are looking forward to meeting you and helping you create a timeless and memorable
occasion at the Estate. The following information will answer many of the questions you have
about your wedding ceremony and reception, or reception alone. Please contact us to discuss
your special event in more detail. After booking your wedding at Graylyn, your
Special Event Coordinator will be happy to recommend area vendors such as bakers,
florists, and musicians.
Wedding Ceremony Fee

The wedding ceremony fee includes the use of space,


white folding chairs, and tables for the guestbook and
gifts. Brides are also entitled to have their portrait
taken in the Manor House or on the grounds of
Graylyn, which is a 1500.00 value. Space for your
rehearsal and dressing rooms will be provided, subject
to availability.
Up to 75 Guests ~ 1000.00
76 - 125 Guests ~ 1500.00
126 - 175 Guests ~ 2000.00
176 - 225 Guests ~ 2500.00
226 - 300 Guests ~ 3000.00

Saturday Evening Wedding Reception


Minimum Requirements

Graylyn asks for a food & beverage minimum


expenditure of 13,000.00 for events held in the Living
Room Wing. For events taking place in the Living
Room Wing and the Dining Room Wing,
the food & beverage minimum expenditure is
20,000.00. Minimum requirements do not apply
to wedding events held Sunday through Friday or
daytime Saturday.
Reception Info

Brunch service concludes by 1:00 pm., lunch service


by 3:00 pm., and light hors doeuvre service by 4:00
pm. There is a cake-cutting fee of 2.00 per guest.
Fresh house flowers and two votive candles per
banquet table may also be provided; however, specific
flowers cannot be guaranteed. There is a two hour
maximum time limit on food service for buffet and
hors doeuvre receptions. Food and beverage may not
be removed from the property. All food and beverage
is subject to 6.75% NC sales tax and 20% gratuity.

Event Space Rental

Graylyn is a beautiful former private residence, and


the perfect space for your event depends on your
guest count and set-up needs. Suggested spaces
and their rental fees for a Saturday evening event
are as follows. Please ask about our event space
rental for events held Sunday through Friday or
daytime Saturday.

Bar Information

Living Room Wing ~ 5500.00


Hors dOeuvre Reception: Up to 230 Guests
Plated/Buffet Reception: Up to 180 Guests

Graylyn requires that you have one bar per 75 guests.


You will have the option to select your bar package
depending on the type and tier of alcohol that you
wish to offer to your guests. Special event bars may
be customized, using our extensive wine and
beverage lists.

Living Room Wing & Dining Room Wing ~ 7200.00


Hors dOeuvre Reception: 230-375 Guests
Plated/Buffet Reception: 180-250 Guests

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Securing Graylyn For Your Special Day

Wedding Director

After you have made the decision to host your wedding


events at Graylyn, notify the Manager of Catering Sales of
the number of guests you will guarantee and your space
requirements.The space is reserved for 10 days, pending
receipt of your signed contract and a non-refundable
deposit of 50% of the estimated food and beverage cost
(excluding tax & gratuity). Graylyn does not hold space
without a contract.

Graylyn strongly suggests that you utilize the services


of a professional wedding director.Your director will
assist you in the coordination of the details of your
ceremony and wedding-related events not associated
with services provided by Graylyn.

Sleeping Rooms

Graylyn boasts 86 unique and comfortable guestrooms,


each different from the next.The estate was once a
private home, and the accommodations reflect that
history as room sizes, layouts, and dcor are all different.
Please speak with us if you are interested in securing a
block of rooms for your guests.

Florists

Florists must bring their arrangements to Graylyn


already assembled. If your florist would like to rent
space to arrange flowers, the space can be rented at a
fee of $400.00 per day.
Musicians

Music and dancing are welcome and encouraged;


however, all music must conclude by 11:00 p.m.
Outdoor music is allowed without amplification and
must conclude by 10:00 p.m.

Guest rooms are subject to availability.

Parking

*Please note that Graylyn cannot guarantee specific rooms,


but will take your requests into consideration.
Payment Schedule

Within 10 days of your receipt of the contract, it


must be signed and returned to Graylyn along with
a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the estimated
food and beverage cost, excluding tax, and gratuity.
Approximately two weeks before your event, you will
receive an estimate of all charges that are due.
Final estimated payment must be received no later
than 10 days prior to the event. Graylyn must receive
your estimated payment before the event can begin.
In the event that you have over-paid, Graylyn will issue
you a refund. If there are additional charges, you will
receive an invoice to be due 10 days after the event, or
upon receipt of the invoice.

Graylyn offers self-parking for your guests behind the


Manor House. Should you wish to offer valet parking
during your event, Graylyn offers valet attendants at
$17.50 per hour, per attendant.

Vendor Policies

Vendors have two hours to deliver and decorate


prior to the start time of your event. Decorations
provided by vendors must be removed within a timely
manner. Our Guest Services department will assist
vendors with regards to the best locations for loading
and unloading. Parking or driving on the grass is not
allowed under any circumstance.

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A special thanks to the following vendors who contributed


their services and photography to this brochure.
Nouvelle Soire

McCardell Photography

www.nouvellesoiree.com

www.mccardellstudios.com

Allure Photography

Vesic Photography

www.allurephotous.com

www.vesic.com

Bo's Photography

Logan Jarrard Photographer

www.bosphoto.com

www.loganjarrard.com

Carisa Chee Photography

Floral Visions Design Studio

www.carisachee.com

www.floralvisionsdesignstudio.com

Chezley Royster

Green Bee Floral Designs

www.crphotoartifacts.com

www.greenbeefloraldesigns.com

The Schultzes

www.lovetheschultzes.com