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The Venetian Catering and Special Events is a wedding venue located in Garfield, New Jersey. This beautiful building displays the best of classic Italian design such as marble floors, palatial columns, and ornate interiors. An air of timeless elegance permeates the space, from the lobby to the grand staircase and indoor fountain. Here, you can curate your dream day and treat your guests to a sophisticated banquet in The Grand Ballroom.
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To-be-weds are welcome to celebrate every step of their romantic journey at this location, from engagement drinks and rehearsal dinners to the all-important wedding day. Each space can be arranged to accommodate both intimate gatherings and large-scale receptions. Ceremonies are held in a spectacular long room that has full-length windows along one side and large mirrors on the other. Gold Chiavari chairs line either side of the marble aisle and opulent drapes and ceiling moldings complement this sumptuous setting. The Grand Ballroom is home to stunning chandeliers, high ceilings, and colorful lighting which lends a subtle touch of modernity. The balcony area is ideal for photographs and entertainment and adds to the lofty aesthetic. Here, you can treat your loved ones to an evening of dinner and dancing. Wedding parties can freshen up in the plush preparation suite throughout the day. Elsewhere, friends and family can mingle on the outdoor patio surrounded by pretty greenery and Italian-inspired garden features.
The dedicated staff at The Venetian Catering and Special Events looks forward to bringing your wedding vision to life. An in-house planner will collaborate with you and can recommend trusted vendors such as photographers, entertainment, florists, and bakeries. The team oversees setup and cleanup, with items such as drapes, linens, glassware, and flatware provided on-site. Full open-bar service is provided by the seasoned bartenders who serve a selection of premium liquors, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages.
The Venetian Catering and Special Events offers couples a wedding package that can be tailored to reflect their tastes and preferences. This standard plan includes a champagne toast with strawberries and a selection of hors d'oeuvres served butler-style during cocktail hour. The talented chefs devise formal three-course meals or serving stations with everything from Italian favorites to seafood stations available. For dessert, you can request a fancy Viennese dessert buffet complete with premium ice cream, chocolate fountains, and gelato stations.
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From the moment we stepped foot inside, we were blown away by the venue's charm and elegance. The staff's warm and welcoming demeanor instantly put us at ease. They were professional, attentive, and truly went above and beyond to make our day perfect.
The food was absolutely divine! Our guests couldn't stop raving about the mouthwatering dishes. Even our Italian relatives, known for their discerning taste buds, were thoroughly impressed by the authentic flavors and impeccable presentation!
Throughout the entire event, the venue staff were on the ball, ensuring everything ran smoothly. They were meticulous in their attention to detail and didn't miss a beat. From coordinating with our vendors to accommodating last-minute requests, they made everything feel effortless.
The ambiance in the Palazzo room is so romantic, and it’s walking down those stairs is like a fairytale!
We are beyond grateful to the entire team for their hard work and dedication in making our wedding day an unforgettable experience for us and our guests. We wholeheartedly recommend this venue to anyone in search of a dream wedding location. If you want a flawless and memorable celebration, this venue is the one to choose!
Thank you to everyone at the Venetian for making our special day truly magical!
We attended my Son’s wedding here Saturday and was so amazed of the care and professionalism put forth by them. They made me feel like a Queen~ which I am…..
with love and gratitude always, Paula Magone
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- Engagement Party
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