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Jun 11, 2008 02:25 PM

Chinese Banquet at the Ebell?

Has anyone checked out the Ebell for Chinese Banquet? They want me to go through the initial application process before having their chef plan and price a "Chinese" menu for me? I'm concerned they might not how how to REALLY make Chinese food!

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  1. Ask for a tasting, that is something that all caterers will do for a large party.

    1. Maybe you need to go to a site that will let you bring in your own caterer, what is the occasion?

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      1. re: Burger Boy

        Yeah, i'm looking into other options, but Eastern Pearl Catering is not doing a good job in responding to me (via email or phone- it sounds like she's super ill). Anyway, the Ebell is really nice but the kitchen buy out fee is $12K. If I go with their in-house caterer then it's $3000. But again, don't know if I can trust them with Chinese food.

      2. What did you end up doing? I am looking for a place for my banquet, would love to hear what happened.