Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Standard Bistro & Larder is a French-inspired restaurant available to host weddings. It can accommodate receptions and ceremonies, as well as showers and rehearsals. With an inspiring variety of four event spaces, this restaurant can host celebrations of 35-150 people. The venue was opened in 2017 and also houses a store featuring a butcher’s shop, as well as wine and freshly made bread and pasta.
Facilities and Capacity
The Standard Bistro & Larder is proud to offer couples a choice of event venues, both indoor and outdoor. Ceremonies can take place under the cover of the Terrace while guests enjoy the feeling of being outdoors. This space is also available for receptions and can hold 60-80 guests, depending on your choice of seating arrangements. Loved ones can drink cocktails while they admire the trees and lush scenery around them. A tent can be erected on the Lawn, where you can eat with 150 of your closest companions while still having plenty of space for dancing. The Grand Salon is this bistro’s largest indoor space and includes access to a private bar and the lawn for an intimate yet open feel. It can hold 120 guests for a seated meal, or 110 with room for a dance floor. The Petite Salon is the final event space this venue offers, and the most intimate. Perfect for small, close-knit celebrations, this space can seat 35 guests for a private meal.
Servers are provided by the Standard Bistro & Larder for a professional dining experience. They can manage setting up and breaking down of all events. This venue also offers rentals of a number of audiovisual items, as well as more general event products. A stage can be erected for speeches or entertainment, which would be further aided by microphones. A projector and screen offer the possibility of displaying pictures of loved ones, or of the couple throughout their relationship. Tents and dance floors are available to rent from the bistro. Food and drinks can be provided from the restaurant’s generous, elegant menu.