Stage 1 Catering

13465 S. Harrell's Ferry Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Stage 1 Catering

Stage 1 Catering is a classic ballroom wedding venue based in Baton Rouge that specializes in decadent cuisine for organized events. Choose from several wedding packages to meet your needs, and benefit from an on-site coordinator during your event to ensure a seamless reception. Winner of the Couples' Choice Award from WeddingWire 5 years in a row, Stage 1 Catering is a must-have vendor for your wedding day!

Facilities and Capacity
Stage 1 Catering is able to accommodate up to 500 guests for your wedding reception. The main ballroom is fitted with chairs covered in white with organza bows and tables with white floor-length linens topped with your choice of tuxedo-striped kerchiefs. This space is perfect for any size reception.

Services Offered
Stage 1 Catering is a full-service wedding venue with on-site catering and event coordination available.

Cuisine
You and your guests are sure to enjoy the delicious options for catering at your event from Stage 1 Catering. There are a variety of serving options, including buffet, hors d'oeuvres, family style and stations. If you are in need of accommodation for any dietary needs or restrictions, Stage 1 Catering can provide the proper menu options. Cuisine is offered in the following styles:

  • American
  • Cajun
  • Local
  • Southern


Other Services
The venue also offers additional services:

  • Bridal suite
  • Bartending services
  • Cleanup
  • Décor
  • DJ
  • Event planning
  • Setup
  • Lighting/sound
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


Location
Stage 1 Catering is located directly off I-12, giving you and your guests easy access to this venue.

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64 Reviews for Stage 1 Catering

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Trisha · Married on 10/20/2018

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    Andrea is the absolute best at her job.

    I cannot begin to express how happy we are with Stage 1. The food and atmosphere are astonishing. Andrea is the super star though. She makes sure everything is perfect. She worked with both my husband and me to make sure all our needs and wants were taken care of . She goes above and beyond. We loved her from the first time meeting her. I think anyone getting married in the Baton Rouge area should stop by and meet her. She will put any wedding stresses to ease with her perfect professionalism and beautiful venue. We love you Andrea,

    Trisha and Kenny

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    Sheena' · Married on 10/13/2018

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    Love Stage One.. Espically Mrs. Andrea

    Stage One made my wedding day a very special day.. Love the staff

    Sent on 10/22/2018

    Stage 1 Catering's reply:

    Sheena! I feel that you are a part of our family. Thank you so much for choosing us to host your wedding/reception.

    Sincerely, Andrea

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Stage 1 Catering FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 5,034.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,012.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 9.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 125
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, July, October, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, August, September, November

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • The Ambrosia Bakery
    The Ambrosia Bakery Wedding Cakes

    Stage 1 is an Ambrosia favorite! Beautiful location, amazing reception area for your event and the owner Andrea is always a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!

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  • 13465 S. Harrell's Ferry Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana, LA 70816 See on map
    225-412-7195 (Phone number)

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