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Venues in Southfield, Michigan,
(248) 286-3100

About Us

The Great Lakes Culinary Center is a wedding venue located in Southfield, Michigan. Enjoy rich ambiance and delicious food with this venue, personalized to your ideal wedding wishes. The open layout of the indoor space allows couples to customize to reflect their unique personalities. A serene outdoor setting is another highlight of this venue, including an on-site garden.

Facilities and Capacity

The Great Lakes Culinary Center is a blend of industrial and elegant charm. The open layout of the space, along with expansive windows, creates a vintage and modern feel. Couples and their guests can socialize at the bar, equipped with a stainless steel counter. The unique indoor setting can accommodate up to 150 guests for a seated dinner or ceremony and up to 180 guests in a cocktail-style gathering. The contemporary kitchen space of this venue is both aesthetically pleasing and functional – enjoy the cuisine prepared on site. The outdoor section of the Great Lakes Culinary Center includes view of an on-site garden and the vintage-inspired brick façade. The outdoor area offers a porch space and can accommodate up to 100 guests.

Services Offered

Couples who are looking for a space to celebrate an engagement party, bridal shower, elopement, rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception may look to the Great Lakes Culinary Center. This venue offers a variety of services to add convenience to any wedding event. Services provided by the venue include:

  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet

Cuisine

A draw of this venue is the access to delectable cuisine. Great Lakes Culinary Center offers any couple their specialized service of cuisine prepared by professional chefs. Choose among catering services, such as a buffet, cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, plated and stations. Prior to the wedding event, couples can participate in a tasting to ensure the menu matches their wishes. The venue provides for necessary food and drink items, such as barware, china, flatware, glassware and linens.


Kendra Bergmann

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  • Getting married at The Great Lakes Culinary Center was one of the best decisions we made. Having 6 months to plan, Erika and Taylor were extremely helpful the entire way. From lots of back and forth customizing our menu, to answering hundreds of questions big and small, and making sure day off that everything went just the way we envisioned. As for the food, this was one of our biggest priorities for our big day and boy did they ever deliver! We received so many compliments in regards to our customized charcuterie board, passed apps, ravioli station and carving station. If you're looking for an amazing outdoor ceremony, incredible yet cozy ambiance for the reception, and great food/people, this is it!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    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?

    $ 8,500.00

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

    $ 8,500.00

    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?

    $ 500.00

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

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    150

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    25

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    1

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Garden

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, August, September, October, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, July, November



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