Vendors

Preferred Vendors

It is highly recommended that clients coordinate with one of our experienced preferred caterers who are familiar with the Center and our policies, although a buyout option of $1,000 is available for outside caterers.

ACT CATERING

(510) 654-0148

Kristine@actcatering.com

actcatering.com

ACT Catering is a full-service catering company serving the greater Bay Area for more than 18 years. We delight our clients with attentive personal service and the finest cuisine, using only the freshest seasonal ingredients from local sustainable farms to prepare courses rivaling those in the best restaurants. Our planning experts work directly with you to create events to remember, from intimate dinners for two and birthday parties with friends to large weddings, corporate meetings, and lavish galas — and everything in between. Large or small, formal or casual, we make your special occasion shine.

 

BLUE HERON CATERING

(510) 533-0781

info@blueheroncatering.com

blueheroncatering.com

Blue Heron has been creating delicious menus since 1988. We have a great passion for authenticity in our cooking, no matter what region the flavors are derived from. We love to create menus from anywhere in the world, from Peru to Thailand, from Italy to Sri Lanka and beyond. While the sustainable food movement has become a way of life here in the Bay Area, we have always made utilizing our local food shed a priority in our business model. As an Oakland based company our commitment to local and responsible food has strong roots in California and in our menus.

 

CARRIE DOVE CATERING & EVENTS

(415) 460-9995

adam@carriedovecatering.com

carriedovecatering.com

Since 2001, Carrie Dove has worked hard to build a team of talented chefs, creative event specialists, captains and wait staff. Our team shares many important traits including: charisma, humor and discretion. When it comes to professionalism and service, our standards are exceedingly high.

 

CHECKERS CATERING

(925) 968-1121 or (925) 457-5947

fred@checkerscatering.com

checkerscatering.com

Checkers Catering and Special Events takes great pride in our company and it shows in the quality of our cuisine, extraordinary customer service and attention to every detail. If you expect unsurpassed options in arranging your social or corporate occasion, please call for a personal consultation with one of our special event planners. It will be our pleasure to assist you in making your celebration one to remember, because your event is as important to us as it is to you.

 

GRACE STREET CATERING

(510) 523-1600

info@gracestreetcatering.com

gracestreetcatering.com

Since 1987, Grace Street Catering has been at the heart of inspired, engaging, and stunning events. Our uniquely collaborative process combines culinary innovation, gracious service, and elegant design, producing a warm and personal experience for each guest. Our sustainably minded team of tastemakers will cater every detail to your vision, ensuring that each guest leaves with a once-in-a-lifetime memory.

 

LA BONNE CUISINE CATERING AND EVENTS

(510) 549-3760

Fernando@labonnecuisine.com

labonnecuisine.com

La Bonne Cuisine Creates unique experiences by combining seasonal and local cuisine with a flair for drama and design.

 

McCalls Catering & Events

(415) 552-8550

kgumina@mccallssf.com

www.mccallssf.com

For over thirty years, McCall’s has been the Bay Area’s premier catering and event company. We have been the partner of choice for corporate, civic, and social event planners in the Bay Area and beyond, and have produced some of the most fabulous personal and special events in the country. Collaborating on gatherings ranging from 50 to 50,000 people, we place exquisite care in delivering the experience you’re looking for. Share your vision with us, and we’ll make sure your event is something people will talk about for years to come. Wherever experience you desire, we’re there with you, every step of the way.

 

RED DOOR CATERING

(510) 339-2320

info@reddoorcatering.com

reddoorcatering.com

(TRD) is a Bay Area team of skilled chefs, event designers, and customer-conscious staff who take great pleasure in presenting fresh local ingredients, expertly prepared for the best dining experience. We are operationally earth-friendly and environmentally conscious. Our goal at TRD is to fully manifest our client’s vision and make it look effortless. Whether casual or extravagant, we want our clients to have great food and great fun – this is the combination that builds community.

 

SALT & HONEY CATERING & EVENTS

(415) 702-0894

olivia@saltandhoneycatering.com

saltandhoneycatering.com

At Salt & Honey, we believe every occasion should be a celebration! We are passionate about creating fun, memorable and effortless events. Our approach is simple: Take the best ingredients at the height of their season and let them shine. We believe using locally sourced and sustainably raised-and-caught produce, meat and seafood creates the best meals that are satisfying for the palate and responsible for the environment. Our style is driven by the bounty of Northern California, finding inspiration in Mexican, French, Italian and Caribbean flavors. Our dedicated team believes in sourcing seasonal ingredients, working with professional and service-oriented staff and creating simple, rustic and elegant presentations.

 

SWANKY CATERING AND EVENTS

(510) 500-3981

info@swankycateringevents.com

swankycateringevents.com

Swanky Catering and Events is the perfect choice when you want to celebrate in style. In addition to high quality, unique menus, Swanky offers full event production planning services. We make sure our client’s visions come to life.

 

TRUMPETVINE CATERING

(510) 848-7268

info@trumpetvineevents.com

trumpetvineevents.com

We have 30+ years of Bay Area experience planning, preparing and executing events. Committed, creative, tasteful, interesting and refined.

 


Recommended Vendors

Chabot’s recommended vendors are all highly experienced and familiar with the venue, but there is no buyout for choosing to use an outside vendor.

 

UNICA PARTY RENTALS

(650) 610-9002

info@unicapartyrentals.com

unicapartyrentals.com

Unica Party Rentals was founded by an Industry Professional with years of experience in the event industry. The foundation of the company is to offer quality products, equipment, and services. Along with their distinctive inventory they offer Event Consultants who are attentive, dedicated, and customer focused.

 

VERDUCCI EVENT PRODUCTIONS AND LEVEL UP ENTERTAINMENT

(415) 545-8635

info@verduccies.com

wearevep.com

Our mission is to use technology, talent, and customer service to create environments that transport people to another place where they can create lasting memories, inspire positive change in the world, and achieve their dreams. We accomplish this by aligning with your goals and vision, making the entire process fun and seamless, and creating innovative experiences you won’t forget.

 

BLUMA FLOWER FARM

(510) 501-1022

blumaflowers@gmail.com

blumaflowerfarm.com

Woman owned and operated, local, certified organic field grown flowers and floral design. Growing flowers for everyone, people and pollinators, and creating wild, whimsical and romantic floral design.

 

KATHARINA STUART FLORAL ART AND DESIGN

(510) 406-3404

stuartkatharina@gmail.com

katharinastuart.com

With over 30 years of experience in the floral industry, we at Katharina Stuart Floral Art and Design know how important the decor for your party is and we will do our best to find the perfect solution for your event. We beautify weddings, bar/bat mitzvah’s, birthday parties, life celebrations, corporate events and any occasion that calls for something beautiful.

 

A MONIQUE AFFAIR

(510) 334-3752

http://www.amoniqueaffair.com

 

A Monique Affair is a full-service event planning company based in Oakland, California, also serving the San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding region. Founder Chanda Monique Daniels and her team have more than 20 years of experience designing and executing beautiful weddings full of sophistication and classy.

 

SIMPLY ELEGANT WEDDINGS & EVENTS

(510) 260-6148

diana@booksimplyelegant.com

www.booksimplyelegant.com

It has become our mission and goal as wedding and event planners to create a dream come true for our clients. We are committed to delivering a stress-free environment as we coordinate each detail so that you may relax and focus on the heart of the matter while we take on the load of what seems like a thousand impossible tasks so that you can fully experience and enjoy your special day!

 

HOLLY D. PHOTOGRAPHY

(707) 776-6536

Holly@HollyDPhotos.com

www.hollydphotos.com

Holly D Photography is a Napa based wedding photographer specializing in capturing your most treasured moments by bringing them to life every time you set your eyes on them! Holly is an exquisite wedding photographer who cares deeply about the relationship she builds with her clients, ensuring to give each client the best experience that they deserve for their special day.

 

JBJ PICTURES

(415) 860-1489

jb@jbjpictures.com

jbjpictures.com

JBJ Pictures is a team of talented photographers in the Bay Area with a light, airy and modern style. With a genuine passion for photography and the happiness of our clients, the JBJ Pictures team always delivers on quality and an exceptional experience.

 

PhotoMe Booth

hello@photomebooth.com

www.photomebooth.com

 

Whether you are looking to provide the classic photo booth experience or wow your guests with boomerang, GIF, or video booth technology, we have the solution to take your brand, party, or wedding to the next level!

 

CEREMONIES AND CELEBRATIONS WITH IRENE KANE, OFFICIANT

(510) 969-5756

greatceremonies@gmail.com

ceremoniesandcelebrations.com

Irene offers original wedding ceremonies individually crafted for each couple. She takes time getting to know you through personal interviews and a thoughtful questionnaire. Your love story becomes the centerpiece of your ceremony with tender vows, appropriate readings and possible rituals to add a little flavor to the script. She brings your dreams and ideas to life in a relaxed, yet efficient manner, ensures happy guests with ear to ear smiles and leaves you with memories of a warm and loving ceremony that you can look back on throughout your married life. She honors your special day in a collaborative, innovative way!

 

FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON SAN FRANCISCO BAY BRIDGE

(510) 547-8414

alaroche@fourpointsemeryville.com

fourpointssanfranciscobaybridge.com
The style and service you want, all at a great price for your group. With a location that is just 10 miles from Chabot Space & Science Center, your next meeting, wedding, conference, lecture, or team building group will enjoy special offers.