Thursday, May 22, 2014

Vendor Spotlight: UCSD Faculty Club

Venue UCSD Faculty Club
Location UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093
Person to Contact Julia Engstrom
Phone (858) 534-5450
Social Media Facebook

Venue Background
The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club was founded in 1988 to provide a place in a central location for colleagues and the community to socialize and intellectualize over superb food in a casual atmosphere at the University of California San Diego. The Club offers a variety of desirable and inviting accommodations, including two distinct banquet venues, a landscaped courtyard, enclosed patio, and six private meeting rooms. The Faculty Club is able to accommodate various events including weddingsbar/bat mitzvahs, holiday parties, birthday celebrations, retirement parties, and more. Let our enthusiastic and obliging staff provide you with expert assistance in all phases of planning, preparing, and servicing your important event.

How would you describe the atmosphere of UCSD Faculty Club in three words?
Intimate, Classic, Romantic

What makes The Faculty Club stand out as a wedding venue?
We take care of all the details of the wedding-- staff, equipment, cuisine, and planning.

What spaces are available for ceremonies/ receptions? How many people can you accommodate?
Ceremony: Interior Courtyard & Sun God Lawn
Reception: Atkinson Pavilion (50-125 people), Dining Room (50-300 people), Entire Facility (400+ people)

Is there in-house catering? Yes

Is there a day-of coordinator? Yes

How would you describe the The Faculty Club experience?

The moment you walk through the doors, you will experience the highest caliber of cuisine and service. With over 25 years of dedication to the UC San Diego campus, our catering team will help to make your wedding day a dream come true.

To start, we will arrange a personal tour of the Faculty Club for you and your family to explore our award-winning venue hidden within a cozy eucalyptus grove. Our experienced team will help you to envision your once in a lifetime occasion in this exclusive setting, from a customized catering menu to day-of coordination.

On the day of your wedding, we will provide the staff, equipment, cuisine, and organization necessary to make this an event for you and your guests to remember for a lifetime. We can also assist with ceremony rehearsals & rehearsal dinners, so don’t hesitate to ask how we can help personalize your experience at the Club.

What is one important piece of advice you would like to share with couples in choosing a wedding venue?
The perfect venue is one that will help minimize any worries on your big day so you and your family can build wonderful memories to last a lifetime.