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Options to Personalize your Event

Choose unique touches to enhance the ambiance or food at your Tinton Falls event

Options to Personalize your Event

Choose unique touches to enhance the ambiance or food at your Tinton Falls event

Options to Personalize your Event

Choose unique touches to enhance the ambiance or food at your Tinton Falls event

Options to Personalize your Event

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Ambiance Bundle

  • Chair covers
  • Wraps (ivory or black) plus jewels (silver or gold)
  • Dynamic multi-hued LED lighting
  • Classic menu cards (additional upgrades available)
  • Choose of modern fitted table + chair covers or traditional linen table + chair covers

Fitted Modern Chair Covers
Coordinating fitted modern table dressing included (ivory, black)

  • Add modern chair wraps (ivory, black)
  • Add modern chair wraps (colors)
  • Add silver or gold jewels on chair wraps
    (Satin or organza chair bows of equal value may be substituted)

Traditional Chair Covers
Coordinating traditional table linens included (ivory)

  • Add satin or organza chair bows (ivory, black)
  • Add satin or organza chair bows (colors)
    (Modern chair wraps of equal value may be substituted)

Dynamic Multi-Hued LED Lighting – available in Sterling Ballroom

Personalized Printed Menu Cards
Now in 3 designs with 25 paper options plus the option to print your logo on the cards. Min order of 50 cards.

  • Classic paper selections
  • Color paper selections
  • Metallic paper selections
  • Add your custom logo to the top (color printing only available on light colored papers)

Jewel Napkin Rings

Customized Ice Sculpture
Displayed during cocktail hour


  • Valet parking



Signature Cocktail Greeting
Upon entering the cocktail hour, your guests will be greeted with your signature cocktail passed to them by our uniformed servers. Select one from the list below. (Add your Signature Cocktail to the reception bar for an additional charge per person)

  • Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne
  • Slice of Heaven – vanilla vodka, Malibu coconut rum, pineapple juice, grenadine
  • Blue Diamond – blue Curaçao, white wine, ginger ale
  • Honeymoon Martini – raspberry liqueur, Southern Comfort, 7up, sweet & sour mix
  • Chocolate Kiss – chocolate liqueur, Stoli vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua

**Make your Signature Cocktail available at the reception bar for an additional charge per person

**Have your Signature Cocktail served through an ice luge for an additional charge per person

Signature Mocktail Greeting
Upon entering the cocktail hour, your guests will be greeted with your signature mocktail passed to them by our uniformed servers. Select one from the list below. (Add your Signature Mocktail to the reception bar for an additional charge per person)

  • Baby Bellini – peach nectar, sparkling cider
  • Shirley Temple –  ginger ale, lemon-lime soda, grenadine, garnished with a cherry
  • Seabreeze – cranberry juice, white grapefruit juice, grenadine, garnished with lime
  • Lil Appletini – apple juice, simple syrup, lemon juice, garnished with an apple slice
  • Chocolate Mocktini – chocolate milk, sprinkle of cinnamon, rimmed with cocoa powder and sugar

**Make your Signature Cocktail available at the reception bar for an additional charge per person

**Have your Signature Cocktail served through an ice luge for an additional charge per person

Signature Liquor Upgrade
Select four brands (each additional brand is an additional charge per person). Minimum of 100 guests required.

  • Grey Goose Vodka
  • Ciroc Vodka
  • Belvedere Vodka
  • Patrón Silver Tequila
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • Bushmills Irish Whiskey
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • Moët & Chandon Impérial Champagne
  • Limoncello
  • Romana Black Sambuca
  • Sandeman Porto Tawny
  • **Remy Martin VSOP Cognac (additional charge per person)

Bottled Beer Upgrade
Minimum of 100 Guests Required. Available for an additional charge per person, per label.
Imported: Amstel Light, Beck’s, Stella Artois, Harp Lager
Domestic: Samuel Adams, Michelob Ultra, Blue Moon, Yuengling

Wine Service with Dinner

Aperitif Stations


Attended by our uniformed chefs

Tuscan Vineyard
Perfectly paired cheeses, artisan breads, and wines redolent of the Italian countryside

  • Cheese – wedges of artisan walnut pecorino, peppercorn pecorino, piacentinu with saffron, and caciocavallo ragusano, wheels of gouda and garlic herb Boursin, morsels of havarti, cheddar, muenster, and bleu cheese, accented with fresh berries and grapes
  • Artisan Bread – olive and rosemary loaf, semolina twist, marble rye, French baguettes, medley of crackers, whipped butter, and infused oils
  • Red Rock Merlot – California classic with aromas of caramelized sugar and vanilla, balanced with dark fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and black currant, medium-bodied
  • William Hill Chardonnay – barrel fermented Napa Valley wine with flavors of toasted oak, buttered popcorn, green apple, and citrus, medium-bodied

Mediterranean Market
Bountiful mosaic of finely sliced Italian meats and middle eastern delicacies:

Prosciutto, Genoa salami, pepperoni, and sopressata
Bocconcini mozzarella brushed with olive oil and basil
Bruschetta and sliced baguette
Stuffed grape leaves, baba ghanoush, hummus, pita, and pumpernickel toast points
Kalamata olives, julienned roasted red and yellow peppers, stuffed cherry peppers, pepperoncinis, and fresh lemons

Garden Bistro
A savory harvest of marinated fresh produce grilled to perfection and a vibrant quartet of distinctive salads to please every palette.

Florets of broccoli, julienned carrots and peppers, sliced zucchini, halved plum tomatoes, whole champignon mushrooms and the delectable salads below:

  • Mushroom Salad – sautéed champignon and shiitake mushrooms, slivered red and green bell peppers, and sliced Kalamata olives, lightly seasoned with Italian dressing
  • Moroccan Fruit and Nut Couscous – couscous pearls, dried cranberries, raisins, and pistachios, spiced with Moroccan seasoning with a sweet and spicy vinaigrette
  • Asian Fusion Salad – lo mein noodles tossed with julienned carrots, peppers, peanuts, and ginger sesame dressing
  • Greek Salad – crisp diced cucumbers, juicy plum tomatoes, sliced red onion, and pitted kalamata olives adorned with feta cheese crumbles and smooth Greek dressing



Garden Crudités Display
Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Crisp Zucchini, Peppers, Tomato, & Assorted Dipping Sauces

Seasonal Fruits & Berries served with International Cheese Display
Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Seasonal Berries, Strawberries, & Watermelon
Boursin, Brie, Cheddar, Crumbled Bleu Cheese, Pepper Jack, & Smoked Gouda

Hors d'oeuvres


Selection of Hot & Cold Hors d’oeuvres
Served Butler Style on Silver Trays for One Hour

  • Arancini (Italian Rice Balls)
  • Assortment Of Perogies
  • Brie And Apricot Puff
  • Bruschetta
  • Chicken And Lemon Grass Spring Roll
  • Cocktail Franks
  • Mozzarella Sticks
  • Spanakopita

Hors D’oeuvres Upgrade
Add All Of The Following Items To Your Passed Hors D’oeuvres

  • Asparagus Phyllo Wraps
  • Beef Sliders
  • Chicken Satay Shooters
  • Coconut Shrimp
  • Grilled Cheese And Tomato Soup Shooter
  • Lobster En Croute
  • Petite Crab Cakes
  • Scallops Wrapped In Bacon
  • Shrimp Shooters

Specialty Fare Stations


Illuminated Shrimp Station
Single-serving glasses of cocktail sauce paired with chilled shrimp, chilled seafood salad of shrimp and lump crab atop a bed of spring greens served in a martini tumbler and garnished with a water cracker, crispy fried popcorn shrimp in bamboo cones with a cilantro aioli, miniature Tabasco bottles, and fresh lemons served on the display

Sushi + Sashimi Station
A colorful vignette of Japanese wooden boats filled with hand-rolled sushi and fresh sashimi, served with saké, pickled ginger, wasabi, soy sauce, and chopsticks

Select four hand rolls: spicy tuna, shrimp tempura, yellowtail, spicy salmon, vegetable, or California roll. Select two types of sashimi: tuna, shrimp, yellowtail, or salmon
**For an additional charge per person your guests will enjoy fresh sushi rolled to order by a uniformed sushi chef

Carving Station
Select two meats to be carved and served with miniature brioche

  • Steamship of beef with horseradish sauce
  • Brisket of corned beef
  • Glazed pastrami
  • Smoked fleur di lis ham with honey dijon glaze
  • Pepper crusted pork loin
  • Breast of turkey with fresh cranberry and fruit compote
  • Baked salmon wellington
  • **Seared sesame crusted Ahi tuna (additional charge per person)

Fajita Station
Sizzling chicken and beef strips served with warm flour tortillas, cheddar cheese, guacamole, salsa, and sour cream

Slider Station
Miniature hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and veggie burgers served on silver dollar buns with French fries, assorted relish and remoulade, lettuce, tomato, crispy onion confetti, and bacon

Jersey Shore Station
Juicy cheese steaks, sizzling sausage and peppers, and hearty meatballs drenched in zesty marinara, all served hot in four-inch hoagie rolls with onion rings

Pasta Station
Select two pasta preparations

  • Tri-color tortellini in roasted garlic alfredo
  • Rigatoni bolognaise
  • Farfalle and broccoli in a classic garlic sauce
  • Penne in vodka blush

Wok Station
Select two wok dishes to be served in white take-out boxes with fortune cookies and chopsticks

  • Sweet and sour chicken
  • Beef and broccoli
  • Pepper steak
  • Pork fried rice
  • Vegetable fried rice
  • Shrimp lo mein

Smashed Potato Bar
Creamy mashed white and sweet potatoes served in martini tumblers with an array of delectable toppings including bacon bits, scallions, broccoli, cheddar cheese, marshmallows, cinnamon, butter, sour cream, and wild mushroom gravy

Buffet Station
Select four chafing dishes

  • Eggplant rollatini
  • Fried calamari
  • Farfalle with broccoli florets
  • Swedish meatballs
  • Filet of beef strips, caramelized onions, bell peppers
  • Grilled lemon chicken
  • Italian sausage, peppers, sweet onions, basil
  • Kielbasa and sauerkraut
  • Polynesian chicken
  • Ricotta stuffed shells
  • Steamed mussels in a garlic marinara broth
  • Seafood fra diavolo
  • Seafood scampi
  • Spanish paella



Dessert Pedestal
Three sweet tiers of petit indulgences served at each table: strawberries dipped in dark chocolate, cream puffs, éclairs, Napoleons, and freshly filled cannolis

Coffee + Cordials Station
Aromatic coffee, espresso, and cappuccino displayed with specialty liqueurs and sweet embellishments: Disaronno amaretto, Bailey’s Irish cream, Frangelico, Jameson Irish whiskey, Kahlua, Sambuca, Tia Maria, chocolate cordial cups, crystallized sugar swizzle sticks, cinnamon, chocolate curls, and whipped cream

Popcorn Machine

Cotton Candy Machine

Sundae at the Boardwalk
Dive into the whimsical shore tradition of hot zeppoles dusted with powdered sugar and warm Belgian waffles capped with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream. A collection of toppings welcomes your guests to create an original sweet sensation – M&Ms, gummy bears, marshmallows, crumbled Oreos, crushed peanuts, crushed graham crackers, chocolate syrup, rainbow sprinkles, strawberry sauce, crushed pineapple, hot fudge, hot caramel, wet walnuts, whipped cream, and maraschino cherries

Sweet Memories
Sugary snacks for the young at heart, passed on silver trays by our uniformed servers: chocolate chip cookies, butter cream frosted cupcakes, chocolate cupcakes, Koffee Kake Juniors, chocolate Juniors, butterscotch Krimpets, chocolate Krimpets, jelly Krimpets, chocolate Kandy Kakes, peanut butter Kandy Kakes, bags of hot zeppoles dusted with powdered sugar, cheesecake lollipops, and Blue Bunny®ice cream treats including chocolate éclair bars, Orange Dream bars, strawberry shortcake bars, chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream bars, and ice cream sandwiches

Chocolate Lover’s Paradise
An avalanche of chocolate indulgence: chocolate layer cake, fudge brownies, hand piped chocolate mousse, double chocolate cookies, chocolate dipped cookies, chilled chocolate milk, and a decadent fountain of rich velvety chocolate with dip-worthy delights – marshmallows, Oreos, chocolate and plain rice crispy treats, pretzel rods, graham crackers, pineapples, bananas, and strawberries

Baker’s Delight
Tantalize your taste buds with confectionery favorites from the bakery: moist chocolate crumb cake, classic crumb cake, tiramisu parfaits, strawberry shortcake parfaits with whipped topping and fresh berries, single-serving glasses of fresh fruit smoothie, cheesecake lollipops on triple tiered displays, and an irresistible assortment of cupcakes on illuminated displays – mocha, red velvet, chocolate chipotle, double fudge, Oreo, chocolate peanut butter, honey vanilla cream, and traditional vanilla butter cream

Night Owl Breakfast
Succumb to the temptation of craving-inspired breakfast bites: spiced pork roll, eggs, and melted cheese sandwiched between toasty biscuits, smoked bacon, eggs, and cheese melted into buttery croissants, an assortment of frosted, glazed, jelly-filled, and sugar-coated miniature donuts, warm chocolate-dipped chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter and jelly sandwich pouches, individual boxes of cereal, mini cartons of ice cold regular and chocolate milk, orange juice, and freshly brewed coffee


Please Note

Event dates are subject to availability. All pricing is subject to prevailing New Jersey state sales tax & hotel service charge. Maitre d’ fee plus tax (no additional service charge) for parties with 100 guests or more

Reviews We Love

  • Nemo and the staff handled everything efficiently and gracefully. Everything was wonderful, and I appreciate all of your assistance with scheduling and coordinating. I love doing events here as I always know that we will have a great event.

    — Laura, May 2015
  • 3 weeks later people are still raving about how great the food and service was at our reception. Victoria and Ali were always fast to respond to any questions or concerns we had. On the day of, Nemo, the maître d, was there through the whole night. He knew everything that we wanted and the set up was perfect.

    — Lauren, November 2014
  • Everything was amazing, from the food to the venue and decor. So many of our guests told us that the cocktail hour was the best one they’ve ever gone to!!!

    — Kim, October 2014
  • Everything was awesome from the Sterling Ballroom. Everyone raved about the food and the service was fantastic. There is not one negative thing to say about the venue. We had such a wonderful experience. They made everything such a breeze and not to mention the venue is beautiful. We were apprehensive because it is a hotel, but we were blown away upon our first visit. The Sterling Ballroom comes highly recommended.

    — Tiffany, September 2014
  • Victoria was incredibly kind and patient and helped us plan the perfect surprise Bridal Shower. My sister was extremely surprised and it turned out beautifully.

    The food was incredible, the staff was extremely helpful. It went so well! I would recommend anyone to Sterling Ballroom at the DoubleTree!

    — Colleen, September 2014
  • This was the first place we visited after doing some online research, but we don’t regret it one bit! We received multiple compliments throughout the night and after the wedding day. Thank you DoubleTree!

    — Bride, August 2014
  • I particularly want to commend Ali Fernandes, Nemo, Anna, and Maria for helping to make the shower the success it was. They went above and beyond with their caring, attentive attitude to every aspect of the planning and details. You can be proud of your staff and the wonderful reflection they are of your venue – professional, knowledgeable, customer focused, with a genuine commitment to excellence. I have recommended your venue to everyone who asks.

    — Karin, July 2014
  • Our wedding was a huge success because of your help. We love you and loved that we chose the DoubleTree. Everything was perfect, including my and my family’s stay before the wedding and the complimentary bridal suite we got after the wedding. Thank you again.

    — Scott + Mona, July 2014
  • I could not have asked for a better venue and staff to work with… I already have friends who have booked their weddings at this venue, because it was the best experience I could have asked for!

    — Heather, July 2014
  • Victoria, Ali, and Nemo took such great care of us at my daughter’s bat mitzvah. The attention to detail and to me (the hostess) was outstanding! Top notch service was provided, and I will gladly recommend your facilities to anyone and everyone. A big thank you to the staff at the DoubleTree’s Sterling Ballroom!

    — Amy, June 2014
  • Our wedding reception at the Sterling Ballroom was absolutely amazing! I can’t think of enough good things to say about the staff, the food, the decor, and just the overall service! Thank you so much for making our wedding day such a memorable, fantastic day!

    — Natasha, May 2014
  • Victoria and her team went above and beyond – I would recommend this venue to ANYONE! My family members can’t stop telling me how perfect the celebration was. All of the planning & hard work made sure that the wedding day was flawless.

    — Bride, May 2014
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