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The Foundry

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About

The Foundry by Herban Feast is a wedding venue located in Seattle, Washington. Situated in the heart of the Industrial District, this venue has long been a part of the city’s story of development and innovation. Once a copper and steel manufacturing facility, the building has been repurposed and revitalized. Now boasting an industrial-chic style and cutting-edge sensibilities, this exciting event space is the toast of creatives and couples who dare to dream. The Herban Feast team believes that you deserve much more than a tired, by-the-numbers service. They invite you to come and imagine what might be.

Facilities and Capacity

The Foundry’s spacious, versatile facilities make it an excellent choice for weddings and receptions. The venue is comprised of several event spaces. These include the Casting, Barrel, and Finishing Rooms; the Brake Room; the Forging Room; and the Press Room. Together, they can seat up to 230 guests, or they can accommodate as many as 550 for a cocktail celebration. The main event space features polished concrete flooring, high ceilings, and a stacked stone veneer fireplace. The venue’s wooden chandeliers can be draped with cloth or vines to add a magical, fairylike quality to the space. The wine barrel rack also makes a nice backdrop for a ceremony or a head table. Free nights and weekend parking means that you and your guests will not have to trek to reach your celebration.

Services Offered

The Foundry by Herban Feast’s wedding package offers 10 hours of continuous access to the venue, a complimentary one-hour rehearsal, and a cake-cutting service. A selection of house equipment, including tables, Chiavari chairs, cutlery, glassware, china, and votives is also available. Catering for the venue is provided by Herban Feast. Their team of experienced professionals will work with you to design a menu that is right for your special occasion. Flowers and decorations are available through the company’s Design Studio. The venue also maintains a list of event partners. These vendors can assist with your event planning and entertainment needs.

  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,000

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

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Farm/Ranch
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals

What event items are available?

Chairs

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

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    Lauren Married on 08/11/2018
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    From the get-go, I was so impressed with The Foundry. I initially spoke to Matt, and we were lucky enough to continue to have him as our event coordinator. I reached out to *so* many venues, and this was the only one that gave me a truly detailed breakdown of everything and a really good idea of what it would look like to have our wedding there.

    When we toured the space, we knew we found the right spot. It's beautiful inside and there's a lot of great features and room. We had a 185 person guest list, and our final count day-of was 127. There was PLENTY of space for everyone, and there would have been with our original count as well.

    Matt was so accommodating with us. He really took the time to work with us and help us customize our wedding. His response time was always quick, and I really appreciated the continual clarity with everything.

    The Foundry is run by Herban Feast, which means catering and the bar is all in-house. Initially, I was a little worried how this would affect the cost. And I'll admit, when I first saw the numbers, I was a little scared. But honestly, this was a crazy good value. The per person price for food was actually a lot lower than a lot of other places, and the food was seriously fantastic. In terms of the bar, they really worked with us and let us do a lot fo customization, which was awesome. In the long run, I was so grateful to not have to worry about food or booze and just let them work their magic! While we didn't do an individual tasting, Herban Feast has open houses for each season, and I was able to taste most of the menu items then. And yes, everything I had was delicious, and our selections were great on the day of the wedding as well.

    Overall, we were so happy to get married here and I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a pain-free planning process. If you're getting married in the summer, it also doesn't hurt that they have AC!
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    Christine Married on 12/19/2015
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    By far the best wedding food we have ever tried, and our guests are still raving. This is the most professional catering company that we received quotes from, and within 2 days we had been to a tasting, had a full price quote including tip and rentals, and contract signed-super easy. They are a little higher price point than most other companies, but the food is healthy and locally sourced, cooked on site, they are stress free to work with, and include their gratuity in their contract price so no surprises at the end, and will do a complimentary site visit if they are unfamiliar with your venue (we had off site catering in Tacoma). The final product is amazing and service outstanding. For reference, we had a family style menu for just over 140 guests and an open bar. Highly recommend the family style and hot chocolate bar-worked wonderfully and guests loved it. We worked with Mary from start to finish who was wonderful, responsive, and accommodating to special requests. If we ever need catering again, they are it.
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    Very pleasant staff. Michelle was amazing the day of the event. The staff took care of everything so that we didn't have to worry. Some of the best service I've ever had!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Chr & Jen
    88 photos · 01/19/2019
  • Jeffery & Angela
    26 photos · 04/24/2016
  • Glen & Chris
    14 photos · 05/26/2014

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
Cakes By Creme de la Creme Cakes By Creme de la Creme Wedding Cakes

Absolutely beautiful venue space for a wedding. So original! The architecture is gorgeous inside and out!

Affinity Photography Affinity Photography Wedding Photographers

We have worked at Sodo Park many times and attended an open house at Herban Feast's new venue: The Foundry. The event spaces are beautifully designed, maintained and managed by event staff. The catering is always excellent - delicious, fresh food from start to finish. They are great vendors to work with, and our mouth waters when we discover we'll be photographing at one of their events!

Adam's DJ Service Adam's DJ Service Wedding DJs

I thoroughly enjoy helping with events Herban Feast is involved with, especially at their venues Sodo Park and The Foundry! The staff is awesome, very accomodating - BJ and his crew always show they care about service, and I appreciate that. And the Food is great, too!

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4130 First Avenue South Seattle, WA, 98134
2066078873
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