AMBROSIA PREFERRED VENUES

AMBROSIA RECOMMENDED VENUES

AMBROSIA'S TEAM HAS HAD THE PLEASURE WORKING WITH MANY OUTSTANDING VENUES OVER THE YEARS. WE RATE THESE VENUES ON THE BASIS OF SEVERAL IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT WE BELIEVE ARE THE ESSENTIALS OUR CLIENTS ARE LOOKING FOR. A. FLEXIBILITY - A VENUE THAT IS WILLING TO BEND OVER BACKWARDS TO HELP MEET OUR CLIENTS NEEDS AND EXPECTATIONS B. SEATING SIZE - WILL THE VENUE HAVE THE SPACE TO MEET OUR CLIENTS GUEST LIST. C. PARKING ACCOMMODATION - WILL THERE BE ENOUGH PARKING FOR THE ENTIRE GUEST LIST OR WILL THERE BE SHUTTLE SERVICES PROVIDED. IF SHUTTLE SERVICE IS REQUIRED WHO PAYS FOR THIS ADDITIONAL SERVICE. D. FOOD - DOES THE VENUE HAVE A LARGE ARRAY OF FOOD CHOICES. DOES THE VENUE ONLY ALLOW THEIR IN-HOUSE CATERERS OR WILL THE VENUE ALLOW OUTSIDE CATERERS TO SERVICE THE EVENT. WE PUT A ** NEXT TO VENUE IF THEY ALLOW OUTSIDE CATERING C. STAFFING -DOES THE VENUE HAVE SUFFICIENT STAFFING TO SUPPORT THE SIZE OF OUR CLIENTS EVENTS D. LOCATION - IS THE LOCATION OF VENUE LOCATED IN A SAFE AREA. DOES THE VENUE REQUIRE SECURITY. E. HOW EASY IS IT TO FIND THE VENUE FOR OUT OF TOWN GUESTS F. IS BAR SERVICE INCLUDED WITH THE PRICING G. DOES VENUE PROVIDE BOTH SIT DOWN AND OR BUFFET STYLE SERVICE H. WHAT IS THE CURFEW HOURS OF OPERATION I. DOES THE VENUE PROVIDE UBER SERVICES J. WHAT TIME DOES VENUE ALLOW FOR SET UP K. WHAT ARE THE INSURANCE POLICY REQUIREMENTS L. PRICE RANGE - DOES VENUE HAVE A FLEXIBLE PRICE RANGE OR IS THE PRICES LOCKED. AS WE HAVE EVALUATED THESE IMPORTANT CRITERIA TO HELP OUR CLIENTS FIND THAT PERFECT VENUE. THE FOLLOWING LIST OF OUR HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VENUES HAVE IN MANY WAYS MET THESE IMPORTANT FACTORS. ALWAYS CALL THE VENUE AND DISCUSS YOUR NEEDS BEFORE YOU DECIDE. NEVER BASE YOUR FINAL DECISION SOLELY BASED ON OUR RECOMMENDATIONS.

VERANDA MANHATTAN BEACH CALIFORNIA

For the chic, modern bride, there is no better location than Verandas Beach House for your momentous day. The private, two-story venue just steps from the sand in Manhattan Beach offers the best of both worlds for the bride who wants elegance with a contemporary beach-house feel. Your ceremony will take place in a lush garden (or on the beach if you prefer) before guests move to the chic indoor space for the celebration. Your reception will be filled with exceptional food and beverage, tailored to your preferences by New York Food Company, and excellent service that will leave your guests impressed and raving about your wedding for years to come.Contrary to a typical hotel space, guests are free to wander the indoor and outdoor spaces of Verandas, creating a spacious and airy venue for your celebration. The entire venue is yours for your wedding, with access to various amenities including parking, tables, chairs, glassware and more. With accommodations for 250 guests both outdoors and indoors, this chic venue provides a one-of-a-kind beach wedding experience. The lush and blooming garden space flaunts a koi pond, serene waterfall, fabulous lighting and a romantic wooden gazebo all among a beautiful abundance of greenery. The pretty arched trellis provides the picture-perfect place to say "I do." Your ceremony in the garden, both intimate and inclusive, will make every guest's heart flutter as you tie the knot beneath the clear blue skies. If you desire a more organic beach wedding, head down to the luxurious Manhattan Beach where gorgeous ocean views set the scene for your day, giving every guest a true taste of southern California landscape. Me Dec 25, 11:54 AM The ocean waves and salty sea breeze envelop everything a traditional beach wedding should be and more. Wedding receptions can be held outdoors or inside the newly remodeled rooms. The first floor houses a large dining space perfect for a sit-down dinner as well as access to the garden. On the second floor of the house, large windows overlook the beauty of the sea, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your celebration. A small lounge space with a stage, granite bar and dance floor is the perfect party space, and opens up to a stunning veranda overlooking the shore. The space can be easily transformed to your preferences, whether it be a party scene or a relaxing space for guests. Catering is provided by the New York Food Company, ensuring that no two menus will ever be the same. Cocktail, buffer, stations, family style and white glove service are all available for your unique food selection. Work with the helpful event coordinators to create a menu that suites your preferred style and price. Verandas Beach House 401 Rosecrans Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

THE JAPANESE GARDEN LONG BEACH CALIFORNIA

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A unique and romantic setting for your most memorable occasions! The intimate perfection of the Japanese Garden in Long Beach creates a romantic setting for weddings, receptions and photo sessions. The site’s privacy and impeccably maintained grounds attract discerning couples seeking a unique outdoor setting for their wedding. Surrounded by tall trees, the elegant 1.3-acre garden features a lush green landscape, the perfect foil for a gracefully arched bridge, shimmering koi pond, and sparkling waterfalls. The garden’s natural beauty inspires dreams of love and provides the ideal backdrop for the wedding ceremony.After the ceremony, guests will enjoy strolling the garden paths, feeding the friendly koi fish and viewing the garden’s extensive bonsai collection. Receptions at the garden are elegant and carefree. The attentive staff take care of every detail so the bride and groom can relax and enjoy their special day. Weddings may be scheduled at various times and sunset weddings followed by an evening reception are a popular option. As evening falls dramatic lighting transforms the garden into a scene from a fairy-tale.In addition to wedding events, the Japanese Garden may be reserved for rehearsal dinners, afternoon teas, business receptions, dinner for two and dinner parties. On-site coordination services make it simple to plan a memorable event for up to 150 guests. For more information regarding the use of the Japanese Garden for private events, please call the Garden office at (562) 985-8889 or visit their web site:

THE MODERN LONG BEACH CALIFORNIA

Imagine flying in by private jet .... having the most fantastic celebration ... then flying out at the end of the evening without ever touching public space. All of this is possible at The MODERN. Uniquely perched on the top floor of The Sky Harbor Hangar, this 11,000 sq. ft event space is accessed by two private elevators. The Terrace enjoys an unparalleled exclusive view of the private jet runway at award winning Long Beach Airport. Uniquely modern and sophisticated. Design opportunities are endless.

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