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Sweet Teen Package

A perfectly sweet celebration for your birthday bash in Tinton Falls NJ

Sweet Teen Package

A perfectly sweet celebration for your birthday bash in Tinton Falls NJ

Sweet Teen Package

A perfectly sweet celebration for your birthday bash in Tinton Falls NJ

Sweet 16 or Quinceñera Package at the Sterling Ballroom

Planning a Sweet 16 party or Quinceñera? It’s your time to shine, princess! Our Sweet Teen package at the DoubleTree Tinton Falls NJ banquet venue includes LED Hollywood lighting in a huge array of color choices, pre-party reception with abundant displays and passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by a plated appetizer and your choice of four specialty fare stations. For a sweet ending, a locally sourced custom sheet cake and fully loaded sundae bar are also included. Want more? Add a signature mocktail, seafood display, cotton candy machine… the sky’s the limit.

Features

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Dramatic Multi-Hue LED Lighting

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Beverages

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  • Assorted Soft Drinks Included
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

1/2 Hour Pre-Party Reception

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Aperitif Displays

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Fruits & Fromage
Perfectly Paired Cheeses, Fruit & Artisan Breads

Cheese – Wedges of Artisan Walnut Pecorino, Artisan Peppercorn Pecorino, Piacentinu with Saffron, & Caciocavallo Ragusano Cheese, Wheels of Garlic & Herb Boursin & Gouda, Morsels of Havarti, Cheddar, Muenster, & Bleu Cheese, Accented with Fresh Berries & Grapes

Artisan Bread – Olive & Rosemary Loaf, Semolina Twist, Marble Rye, French Baguettes, Medley of Crackers, Whipped Butter, & Infused Oils

Garden Delights
A Savory Harvest of Fresh Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Zucchini, Bell Peppers, & Tomatoes Bountifully Displayed with a Variety of Dipping Sauces

Hors d’oeuvres

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Passed on silver trays by our uniformed servers

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

Sit-Down Dinner Reception

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Appetizer

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Select one

Martini Caprese
Juicy grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella in garlic basil pesto, served in a petite-stem cocktail glass, accented with Asiago baguette toast points and fresh basil

Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce and freshly grated Parmesan cheese lightly tossed with Caesar dressing, garnished with herb spiced croutons and a ribbon of aged proscuitto

Mesclun Greens with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Penne Pasta in a Vodka Blush Sauce

Specialty Fare Stations

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Attended by our uniformed chefs
Select three stations

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

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

  • Chicken Fingers & French Fries
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Eggplant Rollatini
  • Ricotta Stuffed Shells
  • Farfalle with Broccoli Florets
  • Beef Strips with Caramelized Onions & Bell Peppers
  • Honey BBQ Ribs
  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Italian Sausage with Peppers, Sweet Onions, & Basil
  • Grilled Lemon Chicken
  • Polynesian Chicken
  • Roulade of Chicken Florentine
  • Ginger-Infused Salmon with a Honey Teriyaki Glaze
  • Steamed Mussels in a Garlic Marinara Broth
  • Seafood Fra Diavolo
  • Seafood Scampi
  • Spanish Paella

Dessert

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Custom Sheet Cake

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Sundae at the Boardwalk

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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

Additions

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Signature Mocktail Greeting

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For a unique twist, add this to your Sweet Teen package for an additional charge per person.

Upon entering the pre-party reception, 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 dinner 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

Specialty Fare Stations

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For a unique twist, add any of these items to your Sweet Teen package for an additional charge per person.

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)

Desserts

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For a unique twist, add any of these items to your Sweet Teen package for an additional charge per person.

Cotton Candy Machine

Popcorn Machine

Decadent Chocolate Fountain
A Decadent Fountain of Rich Velvety Chocolate with Dip-Worthy Delights – Graham Crackers, Moist Shortbread Squares, Marshmallows, Oreos, Chocolate & Plain Rice Crispy Treats, Pretzel Rods, Strawberries, & Bananas

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

Minimum guests required:
Monday-Thursday: 50 guests
Saturday afternoon, Sunday: 100 guests
Friday: 120 guests
Saturday evening: 140 guests

All menus subject to change

Reviews We Love

  • 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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