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Event Planning & Catering

Make every event a success.

 Published: April 01, 2010


Chaparosa Grill
chaparosagrill.com
• The District
2449 Park Ave.
Tustin • 714.259.9888
• Marina Hills
30271 Golden Lantern
Laguna Niguel • 949.363.9888
Chaparosa Grill with its Caribbean feel and its’ eclectic menu is an easy choice for any party. Both locations have beautiful patios and can accommodate up to 120 guests.  The menu is interesting and features dishes from many different islands in the Caribbean. The outside catering department is capable of organizing any event from weddings, first communions, bar mitzvahs, and birthdays to fundraisers for 50 to 1000 guests.  We offer the total package including staffing, live music, floral arrangements and much more. 
   
Chef Tony with his international training and innovative flair is always available to create a menu to suit all guests’ tastes and dietary needs.  Whether it be hors d’oeuvres or a full sit down dinner we are there to make any event extra special with our wonderful personal touches.


The Classic Q Billiards and Sports Club
4250 Martingale Way • Newport Beach
949.261.9458 • theclassicq.com
The Classic Q Billiards and Sports Club has been established since 1991. We boast 45 plasma televisions, 9 pool tables, two dart boards, and a gorgeous outside dining patio. We offer free Wi-Fi to those needing to stay connected!
   
Our Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 4pm-6pm and includes 25% off of all appetizers and Draft Beers, and $4 house wines and well drinks. We have 3 rooms available for private events and holiday parties.

At the “Q” we maintain a comfortable environment and strive to provide the best service possible with a fun and energetic staff. Our cold beer, great tasting cocktails, and menu full of delicious appetizers, salads, and sandwiches will keep you coming back for more. Bring your friends in for pool and drinks while listening to classic rock and top 40 hits. We are confident you will enjoy your experience at the “Q.”


Flight Bistro & Social Lounge
714.374.8300
flightoc.com
Modern Space + Outstanding Cuisine
Flight Bistro & Social lounge is Huntington Beach’s hidden gem. This modern eatery offers a unique bistro, lounge and special event space, all-in-one.
   
Our cuisine created by Executive Chef Derrick Hamilton features an innovative fusion of global influences and contemporary twists on classic favorites.
   
We provide an experienced event staff that can manage it all. We work one on one with our guests to provide to the perfect memorable event, whether it be an intimate gathering of 15 or a reception of 500.
   
Guests are invited to sit down with Cristina, our Event Coordinator, to discuss the possibilities, while enjoying a glass of wine, of course.

V E N U E
• total venue capacity: 500
• two large outdoor patios
• State-of-the-art sound and lighting system
• 9 plasma TVs

P R I V A T E R O O M
• drop down projection screen
• full internet connection
• secondary meeting/dance space
   
For more information, please visit flightoc.com or contact Cristina Barbatti at 714.374.8300 or cristina@flightoc.com.


hush Restaurant
858 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach • 949.497.3616
hushrestaurant.com 
Whether you are entertaining important clients or sharing a special moment with family, you will leave a lasting impression when you choose hush restaurant to be the setting for your special occasion. Simple yet elegant, our covered and heated patio can accommodate up to 60 guests in privacy. For larger parties, ask about our buy options for up to 120 guests. It is ideal for rehearsal dinners, corporate dinner meetings & cocktail receptions… just to name a few. Off site catering is also available. A Private Event Coordinator will work with you throughout the planning process to ensure that your event is flawless.


Island Hotel Newport Beach
690 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach
949.759.0808 • islandhotel.com
Island Hotel is the only AAA Five-Diamond hotel in Newport Beach, California. Overlooking the nearby islands of Balboa, Lido and Catalina, the Island Hotel Newport Beach features: 295 beautifully renovated guestrooms and suites; a tranquil 4,000-square-foot spa; a 3,000 square-foot resort-style pool; two award-winning restaurants; and over 30,000 square feet of newly designed meeting and event space. The Island Hotel provides first-class catering services for intimate luncheons to elaborate galas in one of our unique on property venues or allow us to cater your event at your venue. Executive Chef Bill Bracken spearheads customized menus for each catered affair and a gracious staff ensures excellence for a memorable event. From beginning to end, no detail is too small for our team of dedicated professionals.


JAM Entertainment & Events
714.556.5000
www.JAMentertainment.com
www.EventsbyJAM.com
www.WeddingsbyJAM.com
In business for more than 35 years, JAM offers full-service, one-stop shopping for all your event planning/production and entertainment booking needs. Our dedicated industry professionals provide exceptional service, expertise and ideas and we will work within your budget to create your vision. Call for a complimentary consultation.

At JAM, we do it all (and then some!)

Corporate Events
Private Parties
Weddings
Themed Events
Fundraisers
Meetings & Conventions
Trade Shows
Stage Shows
Children's Parties
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
Casino Parties
Team Building
Picnics & Fairs
Musicians
DJs/Karaoke
Magicians/Mentalists
Comedians
Look-alikes/Impersonators
Cirque/Circus Acts
Specialty Acts
Audio/Visual
Lighting
Decor/Props
Photography/Video
Party Rentals
Luxury Transportation


K1 Speed
1.888.K1.Karts
k1speed.com
K1 Speed is a revolution in indoor karting, with its award winning centers, European style racing, emission free electric karts and professionally designed asphalt race tracks. With it’s corporate rooms equipped with state of the art presentation equipment, K1 Speed is ideal for company events to motivate your employees or provide your clients with safe, exhilarating Indoor Racing Excitement!


Lucca Café
Quail Hill Village Center
6507 Quail Hill Parkway • Irvine
949.725.1773 • LuccaCafe.com
Lucca Café has taken exquisite food, attention to detail and gracious service, and extended it to a sophisticated catering operation. Capable of accommodating large parties and perfect for intimate gatherings or smaller parties, Lucca’s experienced staff can assist in creating a memorable event. Chef Cathy and her team has served the community in a number of different ways: Weddings, Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Baby Showers, Private Celebrations, Holiday Gatherings, Corporate Receptions, and Elegant Events & Meetings. Tailored for every event to create an unforgettable dining experience, Lucca Café’s tantalizing fare, including one-of-a-kind desserts known to seduce the senses, is prepared by a staff overseen by Owner and Executive Chef Cathy Pavlos. Known for creating unique, inspiring dishes, Chef Pavlos’ culinary genius complements one of the most unique wine lists in Orange County, as Lucca Café stocks a thoughtful selection of wines and Champagnes, and will accommodate special orders. Sample menus available at LuccaCafe.com.


The Melting Pot
• 375 W. Birch St.
Brea • 714.671.6000
• 2646 Dupont Dr.
Irvine • 949.955.3242
• 647 Camino de los Mares
San Clemente • 949.661.1966
meltingpot.com
The Melting Pot has evolved the art of fondue. At The Melting Pot, fondue becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can “Dip into something different.” The menu includes creamy cheese fondues, fresh salads, meat and vegetable entrees, fine wines and mouthwatering chocolate fondue desserts. Entrees offer lobster, center-cut filet, fish, chicken, and even vegetarian selections. Creative martinis and an extensive wine list contribute to a memorable and unique dining experience. Enjoy fondue dinners in rooms and on private patios that accommodate from 10 to 50 guests or celebrate a special occasion in a secluded booth for two. The Melting Pot also hosts quarterly wine dinners, tastings, and private wine tastings for company parties. You are sure to be lured back for more! Great food, service and friends melt into one amazing dining experience at The Melting Pot. Come enjoy our newest locations in San Clemente and Brea.


Pretend City
29 Hubble, Irvine, Ca
949.428.3900
pretendcity.org
Pretend City Children’s Museum announced the availability of its unique 28,000 square-foot facility for private events. Set against a colorful backdrop of beaches, marinas, and more, Pretend City provides an ideal setting for holiday celebrations, corporate events, fundraisers, anniversaries, birthdays, reunions, dances and more. The museum has also partnered with leading vendors in production, floral design, music, entertainment and photography to offer customers a comprehensive, customized package for any celebration. Pretend City can accommodate up to 400 adults and offers on-site catering and beverage services.

“Pretend City is the place for an unforgettable event,” said Pam Shambra, president, Pretend City Children’s Museum. “Companies or individuals can bring their guests to a place where they can not only celebrate, but also create, discover, explore and learn. With a backdrop spanning an entire cityscape, Pretend City offers a unique environment for family celebrations or corporate events. Engaging educational programs and activities can also be weaved in for a one-of-a-kind experience.”

For more information on facility rental rates and availability, please contact Special Events/Facility Rental Coordinator Kelly Mitchell at (949) 428-3900 x213.


SEACruises
800.795.1008
www.SEACruises.com
SEACruises is an acronym for “Special Events Aboard Cruises”. With over 33 years experience, we have the knowledge, resources, innovative ideas and buying power to make your event a resounding success. When you have your conference on a cruise ship, in addition to accommodations, your meals, meeting space and even entertainment is included at no additional cost. Whether planning a meeting, retreat, conference or incentive program, we are your best choice. SEACruises is your meeting planner’s meeting planner. Call a representative today and see how you can save 40% or more in comparison to land-based resorts. Savings you can SEA!


Strike
2405 Park Ave at The District
Between Jamboree and Barranca
Tustin • 408.258.BOWL
strikeoc.com
For the ultimate entertainment experience, Strike Orange County offers thirty lanes of stylish, glow-in-the-dark bowling and much, much more. With dazzling state of the art audiovisual technology like big screen video walls and a thumping sound system with a custom DJ booth, as well as a full service restaurant serving lane-side food and drinks, sports bar, and video arcade, Strike Orange County is the perfect location for corporate gatherings, children’s birthday parties, and seductive night life for the in-crowd. If you’re looking for non-stop high-fiving, total sensory overload, and an unforgettably good time, Strike Orange County is an absolute must.


The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
The District in Tustin
2647 Park Avenue • Tustin
714.258.7600 • TheWineryRestaurant.net
Expect to stumble into wine country in the heart of Orange County at The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar at The District in Tustin. Hip, vibrant and sophisticated, it showcases contemporary California regional cuisine with something to satisfy every diner. Offering the best in service and a variety of settings, it provides the perfect backdrop for any occasion, from intimate dinners and private celebrations, to holiday gatherings, elegant receptions and corporate meetings. The Winery offers two private dining rooms, both capable of accommodating 24 guests. The Napa, which also serves as a Chef’s tasting room, features a beautiful marble fireplace; while The Sonoma is ideal for corporate meetings and presentations with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment with drop-down video screen. The Vineyard, a 1,000-square- foot limestone patio capable of accommodating 56 guests, features a retractable waterproof awning and fireplace to ensure an open-air dining experience year-round. The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar offers endless possibilities and something to suit every palate.


Ws China Bistro
17585 Harvard Ave. Suite A
Irvine • 949.757.1588
wschinabistro.com
Ws China Bistro is the brainchild of Fernando, Roberto and Marcelino Chong, Cuban born brothers who share a passion for people and food. At Ws China Bistro this passion translates into latin-inspired dishes such as the ever popular Asian Seafood Paella, as well as their Californian-influenced Beef Tenderloin with truffle oil. Their new location in Irvine with its hip and elegant décor offers a cozy ambience that will delight those, whereas on a first date, a business meeting or family reunion. An extensive catering menu is available which can be tailored to customer’s needs.


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