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Jun 23, 2008 02:45 PM

Venue for a private cooking / dining event? (MSP)

I am looking for a facility to rent for an amatur chefs club dinner on August 18 (Thursday), Minneapolis area. Four to six people cooking in the kitchen, with 40 guests in the dining room. The rest of the details can be discussed later - but looking for ideas or locations that would be interested in renting their space for one night...restuarants opening soon, restaurant recently closed, non-traditional venues with suitable kitchens, etc. Thanks for any input.

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  1. Sorry, Minneapolis area is the location I am looking for.

    1. Create Catering in NE Minneapolis will suit the bill, I believe.

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        1. Totally agree with Let's Cook. We have been to two cooking events there and the space and staff are great. Not sure if you can fit 40 people for sit-down, but definitely 30. Plus they have a license to let you servce beer & wine if you're interested in that.

          This place Jordan posted looks awesome btw! Have to keep this on the short-list.

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          1. re: Foureyes137

            Thanks for the input - I was at an event at Create in May and it worked very well, and we may use this place - just wanted to explore other options. I have not been to Lets Cook, but the other people I will cook with think it is too small for 40 people. Way Cool Cooking School in Eden Prairie is another option that I have used before for an event - just a little bit too far away from where I want to be.

            1. re: Foureyes137

              I had my birthday party at Create in April, and it was over the top wonderful. They will be great to work with, whether you cook or they do. The space, as Spicermax can attest to, has a great ambience, sort of industrial inspiration.