Thursday, February 13, 2014

Vendor Spotlight: The US Grant San Diego

Venue THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
Location 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone 619-610-8939
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How would you describe the atmosphere of The US Grant in three words?
Romantic.  Timeless.  Exceptional.

What makes The US Grant stand out as a wedding venue?
Unlock storied romance when you host your wedding at our National Landmark with a backdrop to rival Hollywood's grandest sets. Gracefully parade down the aisle as your beloved awaits under the glow of brilliant chandeliers. Embrace in your first dance encapsulated by carved mahogany vaulted ceilings. Savor gourmet cuisine, exquisitely prepared to your liking, and presented by a team of attentive experts.  And once the band finishes their final song, retreat to a sumptuous oasis with guest room and suite accommodations only an elevator ride away from the celebration. 

From the moment you begin planning, delight in knowing you have chosen an unrivaled partner to share in your special day. The enchanting ballrooms and distinctive event space are just the beginning. The high level of service paired with the attention to every last detail serves to set THE US GRANT a world apart.

THE US GRANT has hosted the city’s best events since 1910, let your wedding day become a chapter in our storied legacy.

What spaces are available for ceremonies/ receptions? How many people can you accommodate?
Among our most requested spaces for intimate receptions and ceremonies are the aptly named Crystal Ballroom, the Chairmans Court, the Chaffee Court or the Palm Court.  For larger celebrations, the Celestial Ballroom and Presidential Ballroom rival Hollywood’s grandest sets. Illuminated by nine crystal chandeliers lining the twin barrel vaulted ceiling, the beaux arts design of the Presidential Ballroom is worthy of a royal affair.  Meanwhile, with a storied legacy as a Speakeasy and “Little Club” welcoming the jazz bands of the 1940’s, the Celestial Ballroom’s historic wood stage, metallic blue hand painted arches and hand blown Italian chandeliers accent the room with timeless elegance. 

For many brides, it is love at first sight for the Crystal Ballroom, where you are ensconced in beauty – from the black and gold travertine floors below to the hand-painted ceiling adorned with crystal chandeliers above.  Every inch of the ballroom is stylized in timeless elegance with an abundance of ornate details to make brides swoon. 

Is there in-house catering?
Yes.  Led by Executive Chef Mark Kropczynski, THE US GRANT culinary program follows the philosophy that “only the best will do,” and in doing so, sources the freshest ingredients, prime meats and sea food available.  For banquets and events, Chef Kropczynski takes pride on creating diverse menus that celebrate a flair for contemporary preparations and artistic presentations.  Enhancements to your wedding package can include custom mixology packages by Jeff Josenhans, with exclusive “his and hers” cocktails created to the tastes the bride and groom, or even cocktails to match your wedding color. 

The food and beverage menu options are near limitless! 

How would you describe the The US Grant experience?
For over a century, people have found excitement, tranquility, romance and opportunity at THE US GRANT. We have mastered the art of service, and strive to create memories for you and your guests to last a lifetime. 

In working with our catering and event professionals, you will find that no detail has been overlooked. Each facet of your wedding day will be thoughtfully considered and executed seamlessly. When nothing but perfection will do, together, we will create a truly unforgettable affair.