Have you considered Calgary’s Hotel Arts as a possible wedding venue? If not, add it to your list! Who doesn’t want to celebrate their wedding in downtown Calgary at a gorgeous hotel, surrounded by a beautiful art and interior design?! And if that’s not enough for you then the culinary experience alone should have you hooked! With two of Calgary’s award-winning restaurants on-site, The Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar, your menu offerings are sure to have your guests mouths watering!
CBA: Why Should Couples Choose Hotel Arts for their Wedding Day?
Hotel Arts: Our hotel is a modern boutique setting in the city, offering brides, grooms and their families a unique experience in Calgary. You are surrounded by an incredible local art collection and artful touches are seen throughout the property in our culinary offerings, event setups, restaurants and guest rooms. Our event team collaborates with the couple to make their vision come to life and our exceptional service team is there to ensure the day goes smoothly.
Our Wedding Specialist Brian Brownlee has several connections to the city’s top wedding suppliers and can assist couples when arranging a florist, décor company, or creating invitations. “Even though I’m the event manager at the venue, I’m able to bring together all elements of a wedding” says Brian. Brian is passionate about putting together a memorable day which gives every couple he meets the confidence they need in choosing a venue.
CBA: How are you different from other venues? What makes you stand out?
Hotel Arts: At Hotel Arts, we’re known for our culinary offerings. Our events menu palette showcases innovative, restaurant-style dishes served in a contemporary banquet setting. We are keen to collaborate with couples on a customized menu to suit their taste and style. Secondly, we have an incredible team of professionals who are passionate about making our guests and clients feel special. “Food and service end up being two of the most memorable elements of a wedding and we are able to deliver the best in these two areas” says Brian.
CBA: We know that your restaurants (Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar) are quite outstanding can you tell us a little more about them?
Hotel Arts: We’re lucky to have two local award-winning restaurants on-site at the hotel, Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar. Yellow Door Bistro is our full-service bistro-inspired restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as weekend brunch. They have an incredible wine program and are known in the city for offering the best brunch buffet. Raw Bar is our Vietmodern restaurant serving family-style Vietnamese dishes with a modern twist. They have an amazing hand-crafted cocktail program and were just named the second best restaurant in the city by Avenue Magazine.